Plan Your Perfect Newport Beach Corporate Event Outings

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 an evening along iconic Newport Beach’s coastal views and waterfront skyline 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 –offering panoramic views of the Newport Beach coastal views 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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Vibrant Views

Vibrant Views


Vibrant Views

Experience the dynamic panorama of Newport Beach with views on a yacht. Picture yourself hosting your event on an exceptional floating venue, surrounded by breathtaking on-the-water views of the famed Newport Beach skyline and pristine harbor as your backdrop. Our rooftop and outer deck areas offer unobstructed vistas of the California coast and more. Whether you’re introducing visitors to Newport Beach 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


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 with 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
  • Beef Wellington
  • Spanakopita
  • Moroccan Chicken Skewer
  • Coconut Shrimp
  • Bacon-Wrapped Scallop
  • Charcuterie Boards
  • Short Ribs
  • Hand-Carved Prime Rib
  • Herb Crusted Beef Tenderloin
  • Fresh Baked Cookies
  • Chocolate Toffee Crunch Cake
  • Spanish ‘Basque Style Cheesecake

*items may vary by locations



Entertainment, Upscale Decor, and Team Building Activities

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, celebratory dinner, or sunset cruise.

Whether it’s a live band 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

Package Inclusions for Your Newport Beach 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 Newport Beach 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

Essentials for Your Event

  • Flexible cruise length & boarding time
  • Dedicated captain, bartenders and event staff
  • Customizable food & beverages packages
  • Interactive enhancements (karaoke, casino games, photo booth, and more)

*options may vary by vessel

Level Up Your Team-Building Experience 

Our team-building event quick guide provides event images, inspirations, and ideas to help get
you started. Provide your email address below and download our free team-building guide.

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.

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Newport Beach Corporate Event FAQs

What are ideas for a company outing in Newport Beach?

Some great ideas for company outings in Newport Beach include going to the beach, visiting one of the many museums or art galleries, going on a boat tour, or taking a leisurely stroll along the boardwalk. For something a bit more active, you could try stand-up paddle boarding, kayaking, or even surfing. No matter what you choose to do, Newport Beach is sure to provide a fun and memorable experience for everyone involved.

How to plan a corporate event in the Orange County area?

There are a few things to keep in mind when planning a corporate event in the Orange County area. First, you’ll want to choose a location that is easily accessible for all of your guests. Secondly, you’ll need to decide on what type of event you would like to host. There are a variety of options available, from formal dinners and cocktail parties to more casual BBQs and picnics. Once you’ve settled on a date and location, be sure to send out invitations in plenty of time so that your guests can make arrangements to attend.

What is included in a corporate cruise in Newport Beach?

Drinks, food and entertainment to say the least! Newport Beach corporate cruises are fully equipped with a bar, buffet and DJ. Most importantly, our yachts offer stunning views of the Newport Beach coastline that are perfect for hosting your next business event!

What are some good ideas for team building activities in Newport Beach?

There are a variety of team building activities that can be done in Newport Beach. Some popular options include beach volleyball, stand-up paddle boarding, kayaking, and surfing. For something a bit more unique, you rent out an entire boat (or just the deck) to cruise Newport Harbor!

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

The cost of hosting a corporate event in Newport Beach will depend on several factors, including the size of your event, the location, and the type of activities you have planned. Work with City Cruises Newport Beach to create the best event in your budget range.  

Where to find a unique corporate event venue in Orange County?

There are many unique corporate event venues in Orange County. If you’re looking for something truly one-of-a-kind, you could rent out an entire boat to cruise Newport Harbor. Experiencing beautiful Newport Beach from the water offers a whole new perspective and appreciation of the city.

What are the best outdoor corporate events in Newport Beach?

Newport Harbor must be at the top of the list! City Cruises Newport Beach offers a variety of corporate packages that are perfect for hosting your next event. We offer stunning views of the Newport Beach coastline, delicious food and drinks, and plenty of fun activities to keep your guests entertained.