Private Events Corporate and Social

New York Corporate Events on the Water

Host your next event on the water aboard a unique floating venue with exceptional views of Manhattan’s iconic skyline! 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 New York City from the Hudson and East Rivers and enjoy picturesque views of the Statue of Liberty, One World Trade, Brooklyn Bridge, Empire State Building, 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.

Our Fleet

NYC Corporate Event FAQs

How many people can join a private corporate charter with City Cruises New York?

  • Bateaux New York: 300 guests
  • Hornblower Infinity: 1200 guests
  • Spirit of New Jersey: 600 guests
  • Spirit of New York: 600 guests
  • Hornblower Atlantica: 400 guests
  • Hornblower Manhattan Elite: 120 guests
  • Hornblower Lexington: 120 guests
  • Hornblower Serentiy: 425 guests
  • Hornblower Sensation: 425 guests

What are ideas for a company outing in NYC?

New York City is one of the best places in the world to enjoy an outing with everyone from your company. A few popular options include attending a Yankees game, going to the top of the Empire State Building, or taking a tour of Central Park. Other fun ideas include taking a ferry ride to the Statue of Liberty, visiting the Museum of Modern Art, or checking out some of the city’s famous landmarks like Times Square or the Brooklyn Bridge. For those who want to get out on the water, private boat charters are available. Treat the team to food, drinks and unique views of the city skyline. City Cruises New York offers amazing experiences aboard a luxury yacht.  

How to plan a corporate event in NYC?

If you’re looking to plan a corporate event in New York City, there are a few things you’ll need to keep in mind. First, you’ll need to decide on the type of event you want to host. Will it be a large conference or seminar? A smaller meeting or training session? Once you’ve determined the size and scope of your event, you’ll need to find a venue that can accommodate your needs. There are plenty of hotels, conference centers, and private event spaces throughout the city. City Cruises New York also offers boat venues to take your event out onto the water! 

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

There are a lot of factors that go into this answer! Hosting the company event on a boat in the city is a lot more affordable than you might think! Depending on your needs of food, drink and entertainment, the City Cruises New York team will work with you to build the perfect corporate event.  

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

From land to water, team building fun can be had anywhere in the city! A scavenger hunt in Central Park, attending a sporting event, going out to eat or enjoy a boat cruise on the Hudson River are all amazing options.  

Can company meetings be hosted on a cruise in NYC?

Absolutely! Options to rent out the entire boat or just your own table are available.  This is a perfect way to mix business with pleasure. Take a break from the golf course and entertain your clients on the water in New York City! 

What are examples of unique corporate venues in NYC?

A few popular corporate event venues in New York City include the Empire State Building, the Museum of Modern Art, and Central Park. For those looking for something a little more unique, private yacht charters are also available. These offer an amazing way to treat your team to food, drinks, and views of the city skyline.  

What are the best outdoor corporate events in NYC?

Taking the team on a boat ride, renting a venue with views, the options are endless here! City Cruises New York offers a variety of different outdoor events that are perfect for corporate groups.  

How to find sponsorship for a corporate event in New York?

There are a few ways to find sponsorship for corporate events in New York City. One option is to contact the venue directly and see if they have any sponsorships available. Another option is to reach out to local businesses in the area and see if they’re interested in sponsoring your event. Posting online in the right communities is another viable option here.  

How to manage a corporate event?

Leave it to the experts! The City Cruises New York team has years of experience in hosting corporate events. We will work with you to determine your needs and create a custom package that fits within your budget.  

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

Private boat cruises in New York City can last anywhere from two hours to the whole day! The timing is up to you and the team. Work with the City Cruises New York team to plan the perfect event, with just the right amount of time.