Commodore Cruises & Events is a unique wedding venue located in Alameda, California. This luxury cruise company offers both ceremonies and receptions on one of their six yachts. They're an all-inclusive venue that even offers a "Captain to Marry." Commodore Cruises & Events will provide everything you need for a celebration on the San Francisco Bay.
Facilities and Capacity
Couples can accommodate up to 350 guests on one of their unique yachts. You can choose between the following:
Cabernet Sauvignon - the largest yacht at 124 feet long. It features four decks, plus a stateroom. It also boasts a large dance floor, Sky deck and bar and outdoor space.
- Chardonnay - features two decks, a dance floor, a bar and outdoor space. It can accommodate up to 130 guests.
- Merlot - 91 feet long, it also features a dance floor, two decks, outdoor space and a bar.
- Pinot Noir - very similar to the Merlot and Chardonnay in its' amenities.
- Fume Blanc - 76 feet long, features three decks, a large dance floor and a spacious open-air Sky deck.
- Zinfandel - the most intimate of the yachts at 65 feet long. It provides 360-degree views.
Commodore Cruises & Events serves 19 different ports in the San Francisco area. Each couple will have the yacht for a minimum of four hours with a dockside ceremony, and five hours with a ceremony "underway." They offer a personal wedding planner, event rentals and all-inclusive packages to make sure your vision comes to life. Additional services include, but are not limited to:
- Bridal suite
- In-house caterer
- In-house bar
- Lighting and sound
Couples can choose between hors d'oeuvres, stations, a buffet, cocktail reception, or a plated meal. They also offer the option of wedding cake or cupcakes for dessert. Sample entrees include:
- Champagne Chicken
- Lemon Grass Crusted Mahi Mahi
- Hand-Carved Colorado Rack of Lamb
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I have worked with Commodore Cruises & Events for many years and they do a great job. Their boats are beautiful and what a way to your special event but by cruising the SF Bay. My wife's company has event hosted and event on one of their boats and it was great.
The family and staff at Commodore are an amazing team of professionals that you can trust for your event. They work hard to deliver a great service as well as offer a unique venue where the landscape changes from one amazing view to another!
I work closely with this group. Professional, streamlined, beautiful full-service wedding services based in Alameda. 6 Yacht fleet can handle and occasion
Commodore Cruises & Events frequently asked questions
What items and services are included in the starting site fee at Commodore Cruises & Events?
- Bridal Suite
- Clean Up
- Event Planning
- Set Up
At Commodore Cruises & Events, what items and services related to wedding catering are included in the cost?
- Cake Cutting
- Wedding Cake
At Commodore Cruises & Events, what does the bar service starting price include?
- Champagne Toast
- House Liquor
- House Wine
- Limited Bar
- Open Bar
- Premium Liquor
- Signature Drink
What are the most important characteristics of Commodore Cruises & Events in terms of venue type, style and location?
What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at Commodore Cruises & Events for wedding events?
- Covered Outdoor
- Uncovered Outdoor
- Scenic Views
What kind of wedding events does Commodore Cruises & Events offer?
- Bridal Shower
- Engagement Party
- Rehearsal Dinner
What services does Commodore Cruises & Events offer for wedding events?
- All Inclusive Packages
- Bar Services
- Catering Services
- Clean Up
- Event Planner
- Event Rentals
- Get Ready Rooms
- Lighting / Sound
- Set Up
What furniture and decorations does Commodore Cruises & Events have available for wedding events?
- Aisle Markers
- Aisle Runners
- Audio Equipment
- Chair Covers
- Dance Floor
- Photo booth
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