Long Beach is home to picturesque coastlines, amazing food, and an abundance of culture. It also provides the perfect setting for all things weddings in the heart of Southern California. You’ll find sandy beaches, coastline views, and waterfront attractions in this laid-back friendly city where stress dissolves and the perfect blend of sophistication and charm unite.


Plan a Rehearsal Dinner Long Beach Style

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Generally, the first event of the wedding weekend, the rehearsal dinner, is a way to say “thank you” to everyone for their love and support, and choosing the right venue is key to a successful night. When it comes to rehearsal dinners, many people assume it has to be a sit-down dinner in a restaurant, country club, or someone’s home. We are here to tell you that is not your only option!

It is your last opportunity to get everyone together before the rush of the wedding day, and it sets the tone for the main event. Choosing the best venue is a surefire way to get your guests into the celebratory spirit and get the festivities started with an elevated experience aboard a City Cruises Long Beach luxury yacht as you dine, dance, and enjoy each other’s company in a romantic and unique setting with breathtaking views of some of Southern California’s most beautiful beaches. Hosting your rehearsal dinner on the water will mix it up a little and set the course for a lifetime of happiness with delicious food, lively entertainment, and the most exquisite backdrop to capture amazing photos and lifelong memories.


Raise a Glass to Love and Happiness with City Cruises

Your rehearsal dinner should complement your wedding and leave guests craving more! Lucky for them, having your rehearsal dinner aboard a City Cruises Long Beach yacht is a great way to get the pre-party started! You can customize your dinner to be exactly as you envision it to be. With freshly prepared plated menus, food stations, or buffet-style dining, we will help you create the ideal mood-setting evening. We have a fully stocked bar, servers, and bartenders to keep the drinks flowing. Need entertainment? We can do that too with light background music or a DJ if dancing is on the agenda. Our in-office coordinator will bring your vision to life.


Couple stands on deck of boat holding champagne glasses with water in background.


Before You Say “I Do,” Eat, Drink, and Be Merry with City Cruises Long Beach

loungeYou have decided to host your rehearsal dinner in one of the most exciting and joyous ways as you gather with your crew and sail into a wonderful evening. You and your guests will love Dream On, our custom-built yacht, with an impressive variety of seating options, panoramic windows, and a roomy upper deck perfect for impressing all attendees. No matter what the weather has in store, our climate-controlled interiors and spacious decks will provide you and your guests with comfortable spaces to mingle. Be sure to carve out some time to snap some photos with your guests under the moonlit sky or the sunset views of world-famous beaches for some Instagram-worthy posts.

Hosting a rehearsal dinner in an unexpected setting with City Cruises Long Beach with your personal touches, and some traditions sprinkled in the mix with your nearest and dearest is a foolproof way to show how much they mean to you. Take a break from the ordinary and sail into the extraordinary with an adventure on the water in the Los Angeles area. Our attentive and friendly crew is waiting to welcome you aboard. Simply fill out this form and let the celebration begin!


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FAQs – Long Beach Rehearsal Dinners

Does City Cruises offer Rehearsal dinner cruises in Long Beach?

City Cruises offers all wedding-related events to make your dreams come true. We offer engagement parties, bachelor/bachelorette parties, wedding showers, rehearsal dinners, wedding ceremonies and receptions, post-wedding brunches, vow renewal, and anniversary celebrations each customized to your liking.

How much do rehearsal dinners cost in Long Beach?

The cost depends largely on the size of your party, the services you want to include, and the vessel you choose. We offer packages Ideal for your budget, needs, and style to make it your own.

What sights can be seen at a rehearsal dinner on a boat in Long Beach?

Long Beach is known for its waterfront, sandy beaches, and deep blue sea, and this is no exception. There simply is no comparison to the calmness and beauty of this port.

What types of rehearsal dinner packages does City Cruises offer in Long Beach?
City Cruises provides various packages with different cruise durations, menu options, and additional services like entertainment and decorations.

How many guests can City Cruises accommodate for a rehearsal dinner?
The capacity depends on the chosen vessel, ranging from small groups to larger parties. Contact them directly for specific numbers.

Can City Cruises accommodate dietary restrictions for rehearsal dinners?
Yes, they can cater to various dietary restrictions, but it’s essential to discuss your requirements in advance.

What scenic routes are available for rehearsal dinners on City Cruises in Long Beach?
City Cruises offers cruises around Long Beach harbor, skyline views, and routes near historical landmarks and natural scenery.

How far in advance should we book a City Cruises rehearsal dinner?
Booking several months in advance is recommended, especially during peak wedding season, to ensure availability.

Are there customization options for rehearsal dinners with City Cruises?
City Cruises offers several customization options, including menu selections, decorations, and entertainment choices.

What should we consider when planning a rehearsal dinner in Long Beach?
Consider the size of your group, dinner style, budget, themes, dietary restrictions, and the proximity to the wedding venue and guest accommodations.

What are popular venues for wedding rehearsal dinners in Long Beach?
Long Beach offers diverse venues including beachfront restaurants, hotels with banquet halls, yacht cruises, and waterfront venues.

Where do rehearsal dinner cruises depart from in Long Beach?

Pier Location:
100 Aquarium Way
Rainbow Harbor Dock 6A
Long Beach, CA