Plan Your Dream Wedding

Imagine exchanging vows along the Elizabeth River as your something blue. Share sunset views with loved ones or dance under the moonlit sky surrounded by iconic Norfolk landmarks and cityscapes aboard our unique floating venue as you embark on your dream wedding experience. City Cruises provides all-inclusive options tailored to your budget and style with chef-prepared menus, full-bar packages, and customizable entertainment. Create unforgettable moments that you and your guests will treasure.

CEREMONIES &
RECEPTIONS

Begin your happily ever after with Norfolk’s cityscape as your backdrop. Picture your romantic rooftop ceremony, offering panoramic views of the Norfolk Harbor and the Navy’s Atlantic Fleet, followed by a lively reception indoors where dining and dancing await in our stunning interior space. Our all-inclusive packages cater to every budget and style, ensuring we transform your vision into reality. Come aboard and tie the knot with City Cruises.

REHEARSAL DINNERS &
WEDDING RELATED EVENTS

Turn your dream wedding into an unforgettable celebration with breathtaking on-the-water views of Norfolk Harbor, the Navy’s Atlantic Fleet, and more from the Elizabeth River! Our vessels offer an all-inclusive experience, perfect for a rehearsal dinner, engagement party, bridal shower, brunch, and vow renewal. Delight in exceptional hospitality, ensuring your wedding-related event is unforgettable. Let our dedicated team expertly handle the planning, leaving you free to come aboard, raise a toast to your love, and revel in the joy of your union.

A Space for Every Occasion 

The magic is in the details, and each of our venues offers an abundance of choices. Take a visual tour of our Norfolk fleet, offering both indoor and outdoor spaces, which boast unparalleled panoramic views from every direction. Our climate-controlled interiors and open-air exterior decks rank among the largest and most luxurious in their class. Consider our spaces as a blank canvas to bring your wedding dreams to life. Whether you’re planning an intimate event or a grand affair, there’s something tailored for every couple.

PACKAGE INCLUSIONS

Our venues provide all the amenities and furniture necessary for your event. City Cruises all-inclusive wedding packages include the below among other offerings.

  • Two-hour lunch cruise
  • Champagne toast
  • Cash cocktail bar
  • Two or three-hour dinner cruise
  • Plated, food station, or buffet menu
  • Dessert or wedding cake
  • Background music
  • China, linens, glassware
  • Service staff & bartenders
  • Complimentary cake cutting
  • In-office coordinator
  • One-year anniversary dinner

ENHANCEMENTS

Envision your biggest dreams and let us turn them into reality — that’s our promise. While our venue provides a comprehensive package, our complimentary event planners are here to collaborate with the finest wedding partners in the Hampton Roads area for personalized upgrades or enhancements you desire. Take advantage of our exclusive curated list of extraordinary vendors for enhancements.
  • Ceremony officiant
  • Live ceremony music
  • Live entertainment
  • Bar & menu upgrades
  • Dance floor
  • Videographer
  • Customized florals
  • Photographer
  • Specialty linens
  • Photo booths & more!

Your Wedding is Better on the Water 

Our wedding guide provides images, inspirations, packages, and enhancements to create your perfect day. Ready to tie the knot with City Cruises? Provide your email address below and download our free wedding guide.

GET IN TOUCH

You’ve said yes, now allow us to plan the start of your beautiful journey.

Send us some of the essential details about your event, and one of our event planners will personally reach out to discuss availability, and pricing, and arrange a tour of our fleet. 

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A Norfolk wedding on a yacht promises a magical and romantic experience, with breathtaking views that add a unique touch to your special day. Picture the scene as you and your beloved exchange vows on the deck of an elegant yacht, surrounded by the vast expanse of water and the ever-changing panorama of the Norfolk city skyline.

You and your guests are treated to unobstructed views that evolve with each passing moment. The ceremony unfolds against a backdrop of views of the Navy’s Atlantic fleet reflecting off the water, creating a mesmerizing ambiance. Whether you choose to tie the knot during a breezy afternoon day, golden sunset, under a canopy of stars, or amidst the vibrant city lights, our yacht venues provide a dynamic and enchanting setting.

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Food & Drink

Elevate your celebration with a meticulously crafted food and drink menu that reflects your taste and style. Our commitment to exceptional dining experiences and service ensures that every bite is a celebration of flavors, every sip is a toast to your love, and an experience that leaves a lasting impression on you and your guests.

As your guests mingle and enjoy the breathtaking views of the Norfolk skyline, tantalize their taste buds with your choice of passed hors d’oeuvres, culinary stations, a chef-prepared buffet, or a sit-down multi-course meal served with table service. Complete the dining experience with a full bar selection that includes a variety of wines, beers, and handcrafted specialty cocktails. Allow our skilled bartenders to create signature drinks that reflect your personality as a couple, adding a personal touch to your wedding celebration.

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Our yachts’ luxurious interior spaces offer a seamless transition from an open-air wedding ceremony to indoor reception celebrations. Stylish lounges and dining areas provide an elegant setting for your guests to celebrate, surrounded by panoramic windows that frame Norfolk. As the night progresses, the city lights become a dazzling display, casting a romantic glow on the festivities. 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 or comfortable indoor space.

Your entire experience is heightened by our attentive crew, ensuring that every detail is meticulously executed. It’s not just a celebration; it’s an immersion into a world of beauty, romance, and unparalleled views that make your wedding on a yacht an extraordinary and unforgettable event.

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MATT & IVY

“We just wanted to reach out again to tell you how incredibly happy we were to have the Atlantica (and the entire Atlantica staff!) as part of our wedding day. It was an absolute dream – just perfection really, and we can’t believe we can look back on our day thinking, we wouldn’t change a single thing – thank you!!!”

JUSTIN & JANAE

“The day went by soo fast and the food was impeccable. Overall the staff was OUTSTANDING!! Amaris and Jeffrey helped make the day feel stress free. We look forward to coming back to have our own enjoyable experience. Thank you for all your help and coordination in making our wedding day special and unforgettable.”

Frequently Asked Questions

How many people can go on a wedding cruise in Norfolk?

Your cruise wedding in Norfolk can be large or small, and we still have an option to fit your needs. Our fleet has the Spirit of Mt. Vernon with a capacity of 500 guests, while the Freedom Elite is suitable for up to 90 guests.  

Does City Cruises offer all-inclusive weddings in Norfolk?

Yes, all-inclusive packages customized to fit your needs are available. You can choose from our many services, including catering, decorations, entertainment, a full-service bar, and dedicated staff to fulfill all your needs.  

How much do yacht weddings cost in Norfolk?

The cost depends largely on the size of your wedding, the services you want to include, and the type of vessel you choose. All you need is to fill out the form hereor call our team at 800-459-8105. You can always contact us to get full information and pricing for your needs. 

What types of wedding packages does City Cruises offer in Norfolk?

Tailored packages with customized options are available for couples who wish to tie the knot without feeling tied to a specific wedding package. We understand how unique each wedding is, and we are here to bring your vision to life.  

Does City Cruises Norfolk offer a coordinator for the wedding cruise?

Many of our locations offer wedding coordinators to keep track of your wedding timing and planning and solve any doubts or issues that might come along. Contact us to find out more about our wedding coordinators at your location.  

What sights can be seen at a boat wedding in Norfolk?

One of the most popular Norfolk sights is the largest Naval Base, and you can experience the greatness from the water. The Norfolk harbor and skyline are among the many views you enjoy from the cruise.  

Will there be photo opportunities on a Norfolk yacht wedding?

You won’t miss photo opportunities while sailing across the Elizabeth River. From a picturesque coastline to the roaring Naval Fleet and the beautiful deck and indoor details from our cruises.  

Where do wedding cruises depart in Norfolk?

Pier Location: 333 Waterside Dr. Norfolk, VA 23510 

Does City Cruises Norfolk provide a wedding vendor list?

We offer all you need on board, but if you wish, you can bring your cake and decorations if you comply with our policies. Find everything about them by contacting us hereor call our team at 800-459-8105.