Harborside Grand Ballroom

400 Main Street, Newport Beach, CA 92661 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Harborside Grand Ballroom

The Harborside Grand Ballroom is a waterfront wedding venue in the Orange County, California area. Couples can delight in the historic cupola and 1,400 white lights of the Balboa Pavilion, a national landmark in which this ballroom resides. The pavilion, a registered California landmark, offers the perfect beachy and vintage venue for a couple's wedding. This venue can be found in Newport Beach, 23 minutes from the John Wayne Airport.

Facilities and Capacity
Couples can invite up to 500 guests to celebrate their special day at the Harborside Grand Ballroom. This building overlooks the Newport Harbor, assuring glamorous wedding photographs and scenic views for couples and guests. Couples can choose between the venue's two banquet rooms. These rooms can be combined to form a Grand Ballroom for larger celebrations. Each banquet room--the Catalina and Lido--has a maximum capacity of 250 guests. They feature light wood accents and large windows for natural light and breathtaking views. The Catalina Room also offers an outdoor deck.

Services Offered

Through this venue couples will find convenient services such as onsite parking and valet options. All-inclusive packages ensure couples have everything they need for their big day. Other services through the Harborside Grand Ballroom include:

  • Bridal suite
  • Cleanup
  • Event rentals
  • In-house bar
  • Outside vendors
  • Setup
  • Shuttle
  • Wireless Internet


Cuisine
The staff at this ballroom offer full in-house bar service for a couple's affair. The chefs at the venue can create American, Indian, Italian, Mexican and Middle Eastern dishes for a couple's wedding. Cuisine can be prepared gluten free, lactose free, vegan and vegetarian, depending on the dietary needs of couples and guests. This fare can be served in the following styles on the big day:

  • Buffet
  • Cocktail reception
  • Dessert
  • Hors d'oeuvres
  • Outside cake
  • Plated
  • Servers
  • Stations
  • Tastings


Other Services
Couples are invited to host their bridal shower, engagement party and rehearsal dinner at The Harborside Grand Ballroom in addition to their ceremony and reception. For any wedding event, the following event items are available to couples:

  • Altar/arches
  • Centerpieces
  • Chairs
  • Dance floor
  • Drapery
  • Lighting
  • Tables
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Great shot of our newlyweds overlooking the Pavilion in the distance
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25 Reviews for Harborside Grand Ballroom

Recommended by 96% of couples


4.8 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.9
  • Professionalism 4.8
  • Flexibility 4.9
  • Value 4.8
  • Average response time 4.8
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    Lori · Married on 06/02/2018

    5.0
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      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
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    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Beautiful & Perfect!

    I had my wedding at the Harborside. Fell in love with the beautiful views! But what sold my husband and I on where to have our wedding, was talking with Vicki! She was such a joy to work with. So helpful and accommodating! We absolutely loved her!!! She’s good at what she does, and she does it so well!! If you’re looking for a venue with amazing views of the water and to work with someone who will understand your needs and to make sure your special day perfect... Harborside is your place and Vicki is your go to person! We love her! Highly recommend harborside!!!

    Sent on 12/23/2018
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    Lynette · Married on 03/11/2017

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    Could not be a more perfect venue for our reception. Staff has been very professional and available to answer any questions.

    Sent on 09/25/2016

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Harborside Grand Ballroom Pricing

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Harborside Grand Ballroom FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season? $ 250.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season? $ 250.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season? $ 1,000.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season? $ 1,000.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Bridal Suite, Chairs, China, Clean Up, Event Planning, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Set Up, Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering? Cake Cutting, Server(s)
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service? $ 7.00
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service? Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue? 500
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue? 40
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 2
  • Describe your venue: Ballroom, Historic Building, Waterfront
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer? All Inclusive Packages, Bar Services, Clean Up, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Outside Vendors, Set Up, Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer? Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Hors d'oeuvres, Plated, Stations
  • What bar services do you provide? Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine
  • What event items are available? Altar/Arch, Centerpieces, Chairs, Dance Floor, Drapery, Lighting, Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available? Barware, China, Chocolate Fountain, Flatware, Glassware, Linens
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Shuttle, Valet, Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season? April, May, June, September, October, December
  • What months are included in your off-peak season? January, November

Real Weddings

2 Wedding Deals & Discounts

  • Harborside Grand Ballroom 1
    Summer Special

    Waterfront in Newport Beach

    SUMMER SPECIAL

    $7500 FOR 100 GUESTS

    SUMMER 2019~ June, July & August

    ONE HOUR CEREMONY & FOUR HOUR RECEPTION

    OR

    FIVE HOUR RECEPTION

    TABLES, CHAIRS, FLOOR-LENGTH LINEN WITH CHOICE OF OVERLAY AND NAPKINS

    TWO TRAY-PASSED APPETIZERS

    THEMED BUFFET DINNER

    CHAMPAGNE/SPARKLING CIDER TOAST

    ONE HOUR OF UNLIMITED BEER & WINE

    LANTERNS WITH VOTIVE CENTERPIECES FOR ALL GUEST TABLES

    CUSTOM PIPE AND DRAPE

    LATE NIGHT SNACK OR BALBOA ICE CREAM BARS

    $75 PLUS SALES TAX AND SERVICE CHARGE ~ MINIMUM OF 70 GUESTS

    400 Main Street, Newport Beach, CA 92661 949-673-5144

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  • Harborside Grand Ballroom 2
    COMPLIMENTARY CHAMPAGNE TOAST
    Complimentary tray-passed Champagne Toast at your event if you found us on Wedding Wire!

Professional Network & Endorsements

3 Endorsements

  • Atmosphere Events DJ & Lighting
    Atmosphere Events DJ & Lighting Wedding DJs

    Gorgeous Newport harbor venue that is also incredibly affordable.

  • Prince Weddings
    Prince Weddings Wedding Videographers

    Harborside Grand Ballroom is a great venue for any occasion—they've got the view, the amenities, and the hospitality. We have been there more than a handful of times, and the experience only gets better. Endorsed completely!

  • Battleson Entertainment
    Battleson Entertainment Wedding DJs

    With their million dollar views and their rich history, the Harborside is truly a unique and wonderful venue for a wedding. Karen and Vicki and their staff are very experienced, knowledgeable, friendly and kind. Chef Friend is amazing too. You simply can't go wrong with this venue. Fantastic every single time!

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  • 400 Main Street Newport Beach, 92661 See on map
    949-383-5414 (Phone number)

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