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Venues in Newport Beach, CA,
(949) 729-3800

About Us

***Ask us about our 2020 Small Wedding and Elopement Package***

Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort is a wedding venue and marina located in the heart of Newport Beach, California. This 110-acre waterfront resort, which graces a scenic stretch of the Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve, is the ideal location to host the beach wedding of your dreams. The talented event specialists at the Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort have been planning weddings for over ten years. We would love to guide you through the planning and cater to you and your loved ones on one of the most exciting days of your lives.

Facilities and Capacity
Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort can accommodate up to 450 wedding guests in its scenic indoor and outdoor event spaces. If you have always dreamed of reciting your vows while overlooking the bay, this picturesque coastal resort is the ideal spot for you to host your special day. Couples can choose from several event locations that the venue offers, including their Bay View Room, Beach Pavilions, Gazebo, Marina Terrace, Bayside Pavilions, and Back Bay Bistro. Seamlessly move your guests from the ceremony to the reception venue. Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort’s event specialists can assist you in planning both intimate and grand gala events.

We are currently specializing in smaller wedding packages with up to 100 guests at our scenic outdoor locations.

Services Offered
Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort is a full-service wedding venue. Our in-house catering and bartending, event planning, event rental/staging are at your service. Guests can stay at the resort in our quaint cottages or RV. We offer wireless Internet and are a pet-friendly resort. Besides wedding ceremonies and receptions, we can also host bridal showers, and engagement parties.

Other Services
Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort provides several event items for our weddings. Those items include tables and chairs, decor, furniture, dance floor, drapery, and linens.

At Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort, couples may choose catering and bartending services that fit their wedding events’ unique needs. The resort offers buffet, hors d'oeuvres, plated-service, stations, and servers for cocktail hours and wedding receptions. We offer flexible menus to accommodate various diets, including vegetarian and kosher. Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort also provides open and cash bar through their bartending services. Couples may also create and serve specialty drinks for their wedding day.


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  • Great food, atmosphere, and staff! Brianna and all the staff were so helpful and made our night really special!! Thank you Newport Dunes🙂

    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?

    $ 1,900.00

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

    $ 1,000.00

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


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

    $ 1,000.00

    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?

    Cake Cutting, Server(s)

    Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

    Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Signature Drink

    What is the maximum capacity of your venue?


    What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?


    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?


    Describe your venue

    Beach, Garden, Marina, Resort, Restaurant, 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, Elopements, Rehearsal Dinner

    What event services do you offer?

    Accommodations, All Inclusive Packages, Bar Services, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Liability Insurance, Lighting / Sound, Outside Vendors, Pet Friendly, Set Up

    What catering services do you offer?

    Buffet, Cocktail Reception, 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, Limited Bar, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine

    What event items are available?

    Altar/Arch, Audio Equipment, Centerpieces, Chairs, Dance Floor, Decor, Furniture, Lighting, Tables, Tents

    What food and beverage items are available?

    Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Valet, Wheelchair Access

    What months are included in your peak season?

    May, June, July, August, September, October

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    January, February, March, April, November, December

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