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

About Us

*Looking to Elope with a few family members? Ask us about our Current Minimony Package Available Through April 2021!*

Winner of LA Times' Best of OC: Live Venue 2018, 2019 and 2020.

Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort & Marina is an award-winning beach wedding venue nestled in the heart of Newport Beach, California. Encompassing eight unique indoor and outdoor waterfront venues, we host events ranging from intimate gatherings to extravagant Hamptons-style beachfront weddings under the stars. If you’ve ever dreamed of a beautiful beach wedding, let us help make your dreams come true. Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort offers lovely sandy beaches to tie the knot.

Facilities and Capacity

With over 50,000 square feet of beach paradise and glistening waters, Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort is the only private waterfront location in Orange County. To highlight some of our top venues, we offer fresh-cut flowers, white-linens, and gorgeous lighting that sets the mood for our grand-scale events. Our waterfront resort features over 20 unique venues and can accommodate up to 450 wedding guests. 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 various venues, including the Bayview Gardens, Beach Pavilions, the Marina Terrace, Bayside Pavilions, or our iconic Grand Gazebo. 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.

Services Offered

We will work with you to bring your dreams and vision of the ideal wedding celebration to life. We offer full-service amenities and preferred vendors to help ease your wedding planning. Your guests, including your fur babies, are welcome to stay at our pet-friendly resort in our quaint beach cottages or RV. Besides wedding ceremonies and receptions, we can also host bridal showers and engagement parties.

Newport Dunes FLEX Wedding Planning™

Given these uncertain times, we know how hard it is for wedding couples to plan their special event. Newport Dunes offers FLEX Wedding Planning to ease your 2021 date selection and give planners peace of mind.

Newport Dunes FLEX Wedding Planning offers:

  • Flexibility to change your 2021 date without any charges or penalties. Based on availability.
  • Ability to cancel your event or wedding up to 30 days prior to your date.
  • Power to adjust your guest count up to 30 days prior to the event.

*Book or inquire by April 30, 2021, to take advantage of this Flex Planning Program for your 2021 wedding.


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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

    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, 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?

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

    What catering services do you offer?

    Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, 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?

    Aisle Markers, Aisle Runners, Altar/Arch, Audio Equipment, Centerpieces, Chairs, Chair Covers, Dance Floor, Decor, Drapery, Furniture, Lighting, Photo booth, Tables, Tents, Tent Accessories

    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?

    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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