City Cruises - Newport Beach
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A one-of-a-kind wedding venue in Orange County, California, City Cruises - Newport Beach provides a private and elegant affair aboard gorgeous yachts that you and your guests will cherish forever. With the shimmering water, gorgeous sunsets, and a star-filled sky, the romance will be evident as you celebrate your unique love story.
Facilities and Capacity
While City Cruises has three different options, the Icon is primarily used for weddings. It is a 120-foot private yacht that accommodates up to 140 guests. This yacht features exotic wood, granite, marble, glass murals, and designer walls. The upper deck transforms into a full-service bar, perfect for dancing and mingling, while the main deck is used for formal dining and seating. Other beautiful amenities include a grand piano, marble fireplace, and entertainment center. You and your guests can enjoy the picturesque views from multiple parts of the yacht. In addition to the yacht itself, as you and your guests await its arrival, you can spend an hour in the beautiful waterfront lounge. This private yacht club offers cocktails, a romantic fireplace, and a covered patio with sofas with stunning views for you to enjoy before hopping on the Icon.
Your wedding on the yacht, Icon, will feature a four-hour cruise, inclusive of insurance, fuel, docking, and city permits. Couples will also have access to professional and experienced wedding coordinators who will assist you from the initial meeting through the day itself. For the big day, City Cruises - Newport Beach aims to make everything perfect by providing a variety of event services, including:
- Event rentals
- In-house bar
- In-house catering
Understanding that food is very important in creating your perfect wedding, City Cruises - Newport Beach offers a variety of menus and cuisine styles for your special day. This allows you to personalize the menu to meet your budget. This includes the Bay Island menu, Lido Isle menu, and Balboa Island menu, which include menu selections like bowtie chicken alfredo, chicken florentine, Icon’s California chicken, oven-roasted salmon, pork loin, and more. There is also the option for a themed menu, like a Mexican, Mediterranean, or Indian menu. Finally, catering at this venue also includes options for stationed appetizers, hors d’oeuvres, and desserts.
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Elegant Ceremony Package $2000
Simple, yet breathtaking — this package covers all the essentials.
• Private Dockside Ceremony
• Captain as officiant
• Ceremony Coordinator
• Ceremony Yacht Set-up
Book your Wedding and Reception* by June 30, 2023 and receive the Elegant Ceremony complimentary by City Cruises!
*Reception must reach $8500 in min revenue
Includes the following for up to 50 guests*
• Early Boarding for wedding couple and wedding party
(45 prior to boarding time, max group count varies on yachts)
• 3-Hour Cruise
• Buffet or Seated Meal
• Wedding Cake
• Bar Set-up, Bartender, No-host cash bar
• Champagne Toast During Reception
• Linen Overlays (Poly-Cotton)
• City Cruises candle centerpieces (1/table)
• IN-OFFICE Wedding Coordinator (does not ride event)
• All taxes and fees
Approximately $8500 ALL INCLUSIVE
(fees vary in each location)
*Dinner not available Saturday evenings July-August
*Plated menu not available on all yachts
*$8500 minimum for Dream Maker and Mojo up to 50
*Package not available in December
10% off yacht rental from the already dicounted Wedding Packages!
- 10% off the Yacht rental only portion of the Wedding Packages Please see your Sales manager for details.
- Applicable to charters booked prior to February 28, 2023 and sailing prior to November 30, 2023.
- Discount is not available on peak dates/season.
- Minimums vary per yacht
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City Cruises - Newport Beach frequently asked questions
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- Clean Up
- Event Planning
- Set Up
- Cake Cutting
- Wedding Cake
- Limited Bar
- Cruise Ship
- Covered Outdoor
- Uncovered Outdoor
- Bridal Shower
- Engagement Party
- Rehearsal Dinner
- Bar Services
- Catering Services
- Clean Up
- Event Planner
- Event Rentals
- Get Ready Rooms
- Liability Insurance
- Outside Vendors
- Aisle Markers
- Aisle Runners
- Audio Equipment
- Chair Covers
- Dance Floor
- Photo booth
- Tent Accessories