Plan Your Perfect 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 Philadelphia’s waterfront 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 iconic Philadelphia skyline, historic landmarks, 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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Philly Views

Vibrant Views

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Vibrant Views

Experience the dynamic panorama of Philadelphia with views on a yacht. Picture yourself hosting your event on an exceptional floating venue, surrounded by Philadelphia’s Historic Waterfront, Ben Franklin Bridge, and more from the Delaware River as your backdrop. Our rooftop and outer deck areas offer unobstructed vistas of the Philadelphia skyline and more. Whether you’re introducing visitors to the Philly area or inviting locals to revel in its beauty, there’s no better vantage point for breathtaking on-the-water views of the city.

Gastronomy

Dining & Drinks

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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
  • Cheese & Crudité Station
  • Pigs in a Blanket
  • Beef Wellington
  • Chicken Yakitori
  • Spanakopita
  • Charcuterie Boards
  • Short Ribs
  • Prime Rib
  • Beef Tenderloin
  • NY Style Cheesecake
  • Brownies
  • Fresh Baked Cookies
  • Seasonal Fruit

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Entertainment

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Extraordinary Entertainment

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.

Unforgettable Outings

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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

Essentials For Your 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 Philadelphia 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
  • DJ entertainment

Custom Yacht Experience

  • Flexible cruise length & boarding time
  • Dedicated captain, bartenders and event staff
  • Customizable food & beverages packages
  • Interactive enhancements (karaoke, casino games, photo booth, and more)
  • Dockside events available – come and go as you please

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.

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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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Philadelphia Corporate Event FAQs

What are ideas for a company outing in Philadelphia?

  1. A visit to the Philadelphia Museum of Art is a great option for a company outing in Philadelphia. The museum offers a variety of exhibits that will appeal to everyone in your group.
  2. A Philadelphia corporate boat charter is a great way to see the city from a different perspective. This is a great option for groups that want to enjoy the city skyline and views of the river.
  3. A corporate team building event at one of Philadelphia’s many historic sites is a great way to promote team bonding and unity. There are a variety of options to choose from, including the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, and the Betsy Ross House.
  4. A day of shopping at one of Philadelphia’s many malls is a great way to relax and unwind with your colleagues. King of Prussia Mall and Cherry Hill Mall are two great options that offer a variety of stores to choose from.

How to plan a corporate event in Philadelphia?

The first step is to decide on the type of event you would like to host. There are a variety of options to choose from, including team building events, product launches, conferences, and more. Once you have decided on the type of event you would like to host, the next step is to find a venue that will accommodate your group. There are a variety of venues to choose from in Philadelphia, including hotels, conference centers, and event spaces. Events on the water can also be hosted by City Cruises Philadelphia!

What is included on a corporate cruise in Philadelphia?

A corporate cruise in Philadelphia typically includes a buffet-style meal, music, dancing, and entertainment. Some cruises also offer additional amenities, such as a bar, photo booth, or fun games. Corporate cruises are a great way to host a large group event in Philadelphia.

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

The cost of hosting a corporate event in Philadelphia will vary depending on the type of event, the size of your group, and the amenities you require. Work with the City Cruises Philadelphia team to build the best event on the water!

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

There are a variety of corporate team building activities available in the Philadelphia area. Some popular options include scavenger hunts, cooking competitions, and group sports tournaments. There is also the option to host fun games and activities aboard a boat tour of the Philly area.

Where to find a unique corporate event venue in Philadelphia?

A day on the water offers a whole new perspective of the city. City Cruises Philadelphia provides a unique corporate event venue with a variety of amenities on board to make your event one to remember. From buffet style dining to private group charters, City Cruises Philadelphia has something for everyone.

How to go about finding a sponsor for a corporate event in Philadelphia?

Reach out to the local community and industry relevant companies. Many times, these companies are willing to sponsor corporate events in order to get their name out there and gain some good publicity. It never hurts to ask!