Hornblower Cruises & Events

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About Hornblower Cruises & Events

Hornblower Cruises & Events is a Berkeley, California based wedding ceremony and reception venue. This venue provides the perfect space to make your special day unforgettable and an overall amazing experience. Step aboard this boat, and you are bound to see some of California’s most notable sights and breathtaking views.

Join us Saturday, April 13th for our Yacht Wedding Showcase. Explore Hornblower’s Berkeley Wedding Fleet from 11:00 - 12:00 PM and then cruise with us from 12:00 - 2:00 PM on the Empress Hornblower. Enjoy drinks, a full buffet, and special vendor introductions as you cruise the scenic San Francisco Bay.


RSVP required to attend. RSVP here: yachtweddingshowcase.eventbrite.com/

Facilities and Capacity
Whether you and your future spouse both have huge families, or you want to invite a large amount of your closest friends and family, Hornblower Cruises & Events has more than enough space to host however many people you want to share your big day with. The maximum capacity of guests that they can serve is a whopping 1,600 people. With seven different event spaces to choose from, it will be hard to find another venue that can safely and comfortably fit this many people. While you are aboard the boat, you and your guests can enjoy covered and uncovered outdoor spaces, indoor spaces and scenic views.

Services Offered
Hornblower Cruises & Events wants to be the host of your upcoming bridal shower, elopement, ceremony, reception, engagement party and rehearsal dinner. Their event services include providing wireless internet, event rentals, and event planning. Some of their other services include:

  • Lighting/sound
  • Set up
  • Clean up
  • In-house catering
  • Outside vendors

Cuisine
As mentioned above, Hornblower Cruises & Events provides in-house catering to their clients. In addition to supplying delicious wedding cakes and desserts, the venue can also set up an in-house bar for you and your guests to enjoy throughout the night. Champagne toasts, premium liquor and specialty beer and just some of the bar services that are offered aboard the Hornblower Cruises & Events. The food and beverage items that are provided include barware, glassware, flatware and linens. The catering services that they offer include buffets, plated, stations, cocktail receptions and family style. Their talented staff can create a menu that fits nearly any dietary needs including gluten-free, vegan, lactose-free, nut-free, and vegetarian. The cuisine styles that they offer include:

  • American
  • Chinese
  • Italian
  • Mexican
  • Tai
  • Asian
  • Indian
  • Local
  • Southwestern


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14 Reviews for Hornblower Cruises & Events

Recommended by 80% of couples


4.0 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.1
  • Professionalism 4.1
  • Flexibility 3.9
  • Value 3.9
  • Average response time 4.1
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    Carrie · Married on 06/23/2012

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    We had our ceremony and reception on one of their yachts and it was perfect. The best service and value. The coordinator took care of everything and made it perfect.

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    angela · Married on 08/11/2009

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    Everything was beautiful but they wouldnt let us dance with our shoes off!

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Hornblower Cruises & Events FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? Yes
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? Yes
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Chairs, China, Clean Up, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Set Up, Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering? Server(s)
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service? $ 31.00
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service? Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Wine, Limited Bar
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 7
  • Describe your venue: Boat/Yacht, Restaurant, Waterfront
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Covered Outdoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Elopements, Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer? Bar Services, Cake, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Lighting / Sound, Outside Vendors, Set Up, Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer? Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings
  • 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? Aisle Runners, Audio Equipment, Centerpieces, Chairs, Dance Floor, Decor, Photo booth, Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available? Barware, Flatware, Glassware, Linens
  • What months are included in your peak season? May, June, July, August, September, October, December
  • What months are included in your off-peak season? January, February, March, April, November

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  • Pier 3 San Francisco, 94111 See on map
    4154388300 (Phone number)
    4157888866 (Other Phone Number)
    4154340425 (Fax Number)
  • Pier 3 San Francisco, CA, 94111 See on map
    5108439020 (Phone number)

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