Plan Your Perfect Boston Corporate Event Outing 

Step out of the office and onto the water. Whether you want to book a section of tables, a full deck, or a private charter, package options are available for all party sizes and budgets. The opportunities are endless – consider the best views of iconic Boston landmarks and cityscapes as your backdrop.

Your complimentary event planners at City Cruises have years of expert, hands-on experience in orchestrating scalable events filled with chef-prepared dining, dancing, creative cocktails, and entertainment – all with picturesque views of Boston’s Inner Harbor and exceptional hospitality.

We look forward to assisting you in planning the perfect corporate event that is both memorable and anything but ordinary.

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Boston Views

Vibrant Views


Vibrant City Views

Experience the dynamic panorama of Boston with views from a yacht. Picture yourself hosting your event on an exceptional floating venue, surrounded by the stunning Boston skyline as your backdrop. Our rooftop and outer deck areas offer breathtaking on-the-water views of Zakim Bunker Hill Memorial Bridge, Boston’s Seaport District, USS Constitution, and more from Boston Harbor! Whether you’re introducing visitors to Boston’s iconic landmarks or inviting locals to revel in its beauty, there’s no better vantage point for breathtaking on-the-water views of the city.


Dining & Drinks


Boston Dining & Drinks

The magic is in the details! Each of our yachts serves as a reception venue with an abundance of customizable choices. From start to finish, we will both dine and delight your guests. Top it off with our extraordinary service and hospitality for a remarkable event to remember.

Choose between passed hors d’oeuvres, stations, chef-prepared buffets, or sit-down multi-course meals with table service. All options feature seasonal menus with a variety of delicious options including dessert. Full bar service is available featuring wine, beer, and specialty cocktails.

Foodie Favorites

  • Seafood Tower
  • Cheese & Crudité Station
  • Pigs in a Blanket
  • Beef Wellington
  • Chicken Yakitori
  • Spanakopita
  • Charcuterie Boards
  • Prime Rib
  • Beef Tenderloin
  • NY Style Cheesecake
  • Brownies
  • Fresh Baked Cookies
  • Seasonal Fruit

*items may vary by locations



Extraordinary Entertainment 

The atmosphere and entertainment on a boat are the best ways to set the tone for your event. Entertainment can create anticipation, energize your guests, and bring people together for an afternoon of team building, a celebratory dinner, or sunset cruise.

Whether it’s a live musician or a DJ, music allows your guests to mix and mingle, dance, and relax in an open-air setting. On-board games for team building, interactive opportunities to break the ice, and photo booths allow your guests to be their authentic selves and capture memorable moments. The opportunities are endless!

Unforgettable Outings


Client Entertainment

Impress your clients with the city’s best sights, first class service and exceptional hospitality. Equipped with private deck space and yachts available for sensitive meeting topics.

Build Stronger Bonds

“Jack in sales guided me to the perfect vessel for our event, and my event planner Clara coordinated the flow and details of the evening. The friendly and attentive staff warmly greeted us, and our buffet dinner was plentiful and delicious. A fun and interesting evening for our team.”
– Karen G. | Milestone Corporate Event; Pharmaceutical Industry

Employee & Intern Outings

Level up the typical office outing with onboard games for team-building fun, and other adventurous way to break the ice.

Create Lasting Memories

“Everything (as always) was wonderful! Everyone was incredible and really made our event a huge success! Our group danced the night away. Hoping we will be able to have an event with you again soon!”
– Suzanne | Team Outing; Technology Industry

Essentials For Your Boston Corporate Event 

Break out of the office and onto the water with a spectrum of tailored experiences crafted to inspire your unique event vision within the Boston Metropolitan Area.

Mix & Mingle

  • Afternoon or evening sunset
  • 2-hour event
  • Cocktail-style menu of light bites
  • Fully stocked bar with wine, beer & specialty cocktails
  • DJ & dance floor

Wine & Dine

  • Brunch, lunch or dinner
  • 2-3-hour event
  • Chef-prepared, seasonal fare menu (buffet or table service)
  • Fully stocked bar with wine, beer & specialty cocktails
  • Live entertainment

Custom Yacht Experience

  • Flexible cruise length & boarding time
  • Dedicated captain, bartenders and event staff
  • Customizable food & beverages packages
  • Interactive enhancements (karaoke, casino games, photo booth, and more)
  • Dockside events available – come and go as you please

Level Up Your Team-Building Experience 

Our team-building event quick guide provides event images, inspirations, and ideas to help get
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Exceptional Event Venues

Start your year, end your year, or celebrate throughout the year on the water!

Take a visual tour of our fleet, offering luxurious climate-controlled indoor and open-air outdoor decks and comfortable spaces, allowing for year-round sailing and exceptional event venues. Our customizable budget and party packages allow you to charter entire yachts, reserve a deck, or book a section of the boat, all boasting unparalleled panoramic views from every direction.

Get The Party Started!

Turn your corporate event into reality. Our venues offer a space for every business event. Contact us by filling out the form to provide us with general event details and we will email you to get the conversation started.

Tell Us About Your Event

After form submission, you’ll receive a customized offer from an experienced Account Manager matching your event vision.

Event Details

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Creative Cocktails Customized for Your Event

In addition to specialty cocktails, mocktails, and full bar options, our bartenders can create seasonal and custom cocktails for your corporate event. Click the drinks to meet our bartenders and beverages.

A Day on the Hudson

M/V True Colors

All Hands on Deck

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Boston Corporate Event FAQs

What are ideas for a company outing in Boston?

Boston Harbor serves as a great place to take the employees out on the water! Sightseeing and dining cruises are a great way to treat the employees. There are also a variety of other fun activities to do in Boston, like visiting Fenway Park, going to Quincy Market, or taking a sightseeing tour. No matter what interests your employees have, there is sure to be something for everyone in Boston!

How to plan a corporate event in Boston?

There are a few things to keep in mind when planning a corporate event in Boston. First, you’ll want to choose a venue that is centrally located and easily accessible for all of your attendees. You’ll also want to make sure that the venue is large enough to accommodate your group size. Additionally, you’ll need to think about catering and entertainment options for your event. With careful planning, you can ensure that your corporate event in Boston is a success! With City Cruises Boston, our team can help plan the entire thing for you.  

What is included on a corporate cruise in Boston?

When you book a corporate cruise with City Cruises Boston, you’ll be able to enjoy a variety of amenities on board our vessel. Our cruise includes a buffet-style lunch or dinner, as well as access to our full cash bar. We also have a variety of entertainment options on board, including a live DJ and dancing. Additionally, our cruises offer stunning views of the Boston skyline! 

How much will it cost to host a corporate event in Boston?

The cost of your corporate event in Boston will depend on several factors, including the size of your group, the length of your cruise, and any additional add-ons that you select. Reach out to the City Cruises Boston team to get an idea of pricing.  

What corporate team building activities are available in the Boston area?

There are a variety of corporate team building activities available in the Boston area. Some popular options include scavenger hunts, group cooking classes, and wine tastings. For something a little more unique, you can also try your hand at axe throwing or escape rooms! Activities aboard a City Cruises Boston boat ride can also be arranged! Regardless of what activity you choose, team building is a great way to promote teamwork and bonding within your company. 

Can company meetings be hosted on a cruise in Boston?

Absolutely! In fact, many companies choose to host their meetings on board our vessels. We have a variety of meeting spaces available. Depending on the weather, you can choose to set up the meeting venue indoors or outdoors! Our cruise is the perfect place to host your next company meeting! 

Where to find a unique corporate event venue in Boston?

Hosting on the water is hard to beat!  And with City Cruises Boston, you can find the perfect venue for your corporate event. Our vessels offer stunning views of the Boston skyline, as well as a variety of amenities and entertainment options on board. Contact our team today to learn more about hosting your event in Boston. 

What are the best outdoor corporate events in Boston?

There are many great outdoor corporate event venues in Boston. The Boston Harbor iteself serves as the ultimate venue here. Take the team out on a sightseeing cruise by renting out the entire boat or just your own section or deck.  

What type of corporate events can be hosted in Boston?

There are a variety of corporate events that can be hosted in Boston. Some popular options include holiday parties, employee appreciation events, and client appreciation events. No matter what type of event you’re planning, our team at City Cruises Boston can help make it a success! 

How to find sponsorship for a corporate event?

Start by reaching out to local businesses and see if they’re interested in sponsoring your event. You can also look for companies that offer corporate event planning services and see if they have any sponsorships available.  

How to manage a corporate event?

Work with the City Cruises Boston team! Our team has tons of experience when it comes to planning a company event.  We can help you with everything from booking the venue to managing the guest list. Contact us today to get started! 

Are food and drinks provided during corporate events on a City Cruises Boston cruise?

It does depend on what kind of cruise you book, but most likely the answer is “yes” here!  Our cruises include a buffet-style lunch or dinner, as well as access to our full bar. We also have a variety of entertainment options on board, including a live DJ and dancing. Additionally, our cruises offer stunning views of the Boston skyline that you just can’t get from land.  

How to hold company meetings on the water in Boston?

Work with the City Cruises Boston team! Our team has tons of experience when it comes to planning corporate meetings and events.  We can help you with everything from booking the venue to managing the guest list. Contact us today to get started! 

How many people can participate in a private boat ride with City Cruises Boston?

The limit for our private boat rides varies depending on the size of the vessel. The Boston boat venue capacities are:
  • Boston Odyssey: 600 people
  • Spirit of Boston: 600 people
  • Seaport Elite: 150 people
  • Boston Elite: 140 people

How long do private boat cruises in Boston last for a corporate event?

The length of our private boat cruises can be customized to fit your needs.  Whether you’re looking for a two-hour lunch cruise or a four-hour dinner cruise, we can make it happen!  Just let us know what you have in mind and we’ll work with you to make it happen. 

What is the best time to host a company event in Boston?

The best time to host a company event in Boston depends on a number of factors, including your budget, the size of your group, and the type of event you’re planning.  Generally speaking, the spring and fall are great times to host an event in Boston. The weather is usually mild and there are a variety of fun events taking place.  

Can a company rent out the entire boat with City Cruises Boston?

Your private boat charter awaits!  City Cruises Boston offers a variety of private charter options for groups of all sizes. Contact us today to learn more about how we can make your event extra special. Renting out a deck is available as well if you do not need the entire boat.