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(415) 438-8300

About Us

Host your picturesque dream wedding on the San Francisco Bay with Hornblower Cruises & Events, a San Francisco, California based wedding ceremony and reception venue.

Facilities and Capacity

Whether you and your future spouse plan to invite all of your family and friends or just a select few, Hornblower Cruises & Events’ fleet of seven yachts can accommodate up to 1,600 guests. The Hornblower team will work with you to coordinate yacht décor, cable car transportation, photography packages, live entertainment and more. Every wedding cruise includes the upscale Hornblower service of an onboard manager, wait staff, table linens, glassware, silverware and culinary crew dedicated to making your wedding unforgettable.

Services Offered

Hornblower Cruises & Events’ yachts are ideal for your bridal shower, elopement, ceremony, reception, engagement party, and rehearsal dinner. Hornblower’s event services include providing wireless internet, event rentals, and event planning. Other services include:

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

Cuisine and Beverage

Hornblower’s dedicated in-house culinary staff will prepare all dishes fresh onboard. In addition to supplying delicious wedding cakes, desserts, and cuisine Hornblower can also host an in-house bar for you and your guests to enjoy throughout the night. Champagne toasts, premium liquor, wine, and specialty beer are just some of the bar services offered by Hornblower Cruises & Events. Food and beverage items provided include barware, glassware, flatware, and linens. Catering services offered include buffets, plated, stations, cocktail receptions, and family-style. Our talented culinary staff can create a custom menu that fits nearly any dietary needs including gluten-free, vegan, lactose-free, nut-free, and vegetarian. Example cuisine styles offered are:

  • American
  • Chinese
  • Italian
  • Mexican
  • Thai
  • Indian
  • Local specialties
  • Southwestern
  • Mediterranean


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  • We loved our wedding. Everyone we worked with at Hornblower was very accommodating and friendly. And our guests are still raving about how much fun they had. Thanks, guys!

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

    Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?


    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

    $ 6,650.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

    $ 6,650.00

    Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?


    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?


    What is the starting price per person for bar service?

    $ 34.00

    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?


    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 transportation and access is available?


    What months are included in your peak season?

    May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    January, February, March, April

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