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Boston Corporate Events on the Water

Host your next event on the water aboard a unique floating venue with exceptional views of Downtown Boston and its famous waterfront landmarks! City Cruises offers chef-prepared menu options, full bar service, and all-inclusive packages that can be customized to fit your budget and party size. Whether you’re looking to host an employee outing, entertain clients, hold your next meeting or special event, book a holiday party, or more, your guests will love our distinctive hospitality, climate-controlled interior, and open-air outdoor decks. Experience Boston from the Harbor and enjoy picturesque views of the Zakim Bunker Hill Memorial Bridge, Boston’s Seaport District, the historic USS Constitution, and more! 

Corporate Events Categories

  • Client Entertainment

    Impress your clients with a unique experience on the water. With chef-designed menus, breathtaking views, and distinctive hospitality, City Cruises makes planning your event a breeze.
  • Employee Outings

    Escape the office and host your next company celebration or team outing on the water. You’ll enjoy a unique dining experience, all-inclusive packages, and spectacular views.
  • Meetings and Events

    Host your next meeting, tradeshow, or conference on a floating event venue, and let our team help customize a package specific to your needs.

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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.