• The patio set up with dining tables and colorful flowers

Weddings at Balboa Bay Resort

From simple ceremonies to grand affairs, let us make your dreams a reality with our exquisite Newport Beach wedding venues. Our distinguished staff provides magnificent 5-star service for the most lavish affair – large, small, formal, or relaxed. No matter how you envision your wedding day, our professional staff will make certain that your needs are accommodated and wishes fulfilled.

Bride and groom on the pier
  • white plate with salad that has tomatoes croutons and a purple flower

Host Your Exclusive Meetings and Events

Our resort welcomes business and individual events with flexible meeting space and a courteous staff. An intimate setting along the Newport coast, we offer professional Newport Beach event planning and execution along with outstanding catering services.

The Library Lounge
  • The Grand ballroom classroom setup

Premium Audio Visual Services

Audio Visual services at Balboa Bay Resort are provided by our in-house team, Five-Star Audio Visual, who has supplied premium in-house audio visual solutions for the hospitality industry for over twenty-five years. They specialize in offering personalized service to meet the individual needs of our meeting, wedding and event planners and deliver the highest possible Audio Visual equipment and support.

Commodore classroom set up
Photo of ocean with a blue filter over it
  • The Grand Ballroom
  • Bayfront lawn decorated for a wedding ceremony with large amounts of white roses
  • Lighthouse Ballroom
  • Ballroom Terrace
  • The Bayview Room

Your Perfect Venue

For Your Next Event

Our event venues in Newport Beach, CA feature over 30,000 square feet of space offering a variety of settings including an elegant Grand ballroom, an extraordinary waterfront room with signature Blue Bar and an intimate and cozy library with a fireplace.


  • The Library Lounge


This cozy waterfront room features a fireplace, built-in bookcases and décor, natural light, a view of the harbor, and direct access to a private patio. Perfect for breaks, meals, and receptions, Library offers more than 835 square feet of space for up to 100 guests for a reception.

Dimensions: 31′ X 27′
Area (Sq Ft): 837
Ceiling: 10′

  • The Boardroom


This private waterfront meeting room features a private patio and 567 square feet for up to 60 guests. Floor to ceiling glass doors offer views of the marina, Newport Harbor and lido Island in the distance. Perfect for executive meetings, small dinner parties, or intimate receptions.

Dimensions: 26′ X 21′
Area (Sq Ft): 546
Ceiling: 9′

  • Commodore Room classroom set up


Just a few steps from the lobby, this ideal event room features a private patio and view overlooking the marina, harbor and beyond to picturesque Lido Island. Lovely carpet colors taken from the sea, create a beautiful space with paned windows overlooking the patio. This private event room offers 2,025 square feet of venue space for up to 110 people classroom style, 200 guests for a reception and 130 for a banquet.

Dimensions: 75′ X 21′
Area (Sq Ft): 2,025
Ceiling: 9′


  • Lighthouse Ballroom
  • Lighthouse Bar
  • Lighthouse Terrace

Lighthouse Room

Modern, waterfront indoor-outdoor event space featuring a full-service bar, attached small lounge, and private outdoor patio. Oversized glass accordion doors bringing light ocean breezes and sweeping harbor views, and the outside patio area offers blue Adirondack chairs surrounding a firepit overlooking the marina and harbor. Design features cool white tones, accented with grays and blues, and beautiful gray herringbone wood look flooring. A feature candle wall on a sparkling antique mirror backdrop in the entryway, lighting fixtures, accent wood walls, wallpaper with natural grass cloth texture and color, and accent mirrors complete the ambiance of this lovely space. The Lighthouse can accommodate up to 180 guests for a banquet and 250 for a reception.

Dimensions: 31′ X 83′
Area (Sq Ft): 2,978
Ceiling: 12′


  • Bayfront Lawn at sunset

Bayfront Lawn

One-of-a-kind outdoor, waterfront private lawn area with bay views and beautiful greenery, this space is re-imagined and a perfect location for al fresco weddings, social events and any special occasion that calls for a unique venue. Graceful café lights canopy the lawn area for a stunning evening venue overlooking the marina, yachts and gorgeous harbor and Lido Island in the distance. The Bayfront Lawn can accommodate up to 280 guests for a ceremony, 120 guests for dinner and dancing, or 150 guests in a cocktail setup.

Dimensions: 87′ X 40′
Area (Sq Ft): 3,480

  • Governors Boardroom

Governor's Boardroom

For that meeting that requires something a bit more out-of-the-ordinary, this elegant second floor private boardroom features a 12-seat permanent mahogany table and executive style seating and views of the Newport Harbor, marina and a steady stream of sailboats, yachts, and motorboats. The room can also accommodate up to 12 people for a private breakfast, lunch or dinner with a small balcony and staircase to the first level.

Dimensions: 18′ X 30′
Area (Sq Ft): 540
Ceiling: – 9′

  • The Bayview Room
  • A wine bar at a wedding venue in Newport Beach
  • Bay View Room Terrace
  • A beautiful wedding venue in Newport Beach.

Bay View Room

The striking waterfront Bayview room offers 1,764 square feet of space for up to 200 guests for a reception and 110 for a banquet. Located on the second floor of the resort, this room features natural light, and a gorgeous wood built-in bar separated from the main event space by marbled credenzas and an outdoor patio. This stunning venue is complete with a bird’s eye view of the Newport Harbor, marina, and Lido Island in the distance. The Bayview Room also features a private service kitchen and dedicated reception lobby. Perfect for that special occasion that calls for nothing short of spectacular.

Dimensions: 28′ X 63′
Area (Sq Ft): 1,764
Ceiling: 9′

  • Pre Function room

Pre-Function Area

Located adjacent to the Grand Ballroom, the Pre-Function Area includes 2 built in bars and a large open area with floor to ceiling windows. This area is ideal for registration, receptions prior to dinner, and displays.

Dimensions: 106′ X 18′
Area (Sq Ft): 1,908

  • Pre Function room

Grand Ballroom

The crown jewel of our event space, the 6,867 square foot Grand Ballroom offers an impressive 18-foot ceiling and divides into 3 sections. Complete with its own separate entrance, this elegant ballroom is easily accessible for guests as well as convenient loading and unloading of equipment. The Ballroom features crystal draped chandeliers, beautiful wood trim and neutral colors of blues and sand to complement our waterfront location. Multiple entry ways open to a 1908 square foot event space with paned glass windows overlooking the outdoor Ballroom Terrace for additional options to host breaks or events on a terraced patio. This stunning ballroom can accommodate up to 500 people for a banquet, 1000 people for a reception and 360 people for a classroom style meeting. Located adjacent to the Grand Ballroom, the Pre-Function Area includes two built in bars and a large open area with floor to ceiling windows. This area is ideal for registration, receptions prior to dinner, and displays. Extend your gathering onto the patio for an elegant outdoor space.

Dimensions: 63′ X 109′
Area (Sq Ft): 6,867
Ceiling: ’18

  • Ballroom Terrace evening
  • Ballroom Terrace

Ballroom Terrace

The Ballroom Terrace is located off the Pre-Function Area and serves as an extension to events in the Grand Ballroom. This flexible space is often used for meal breaks and receptions and accommodates up to 200 guests.

Area (Sq Ft): 2,270

  • The Mariner Room

Mariner Room

A lovely naturally lighted event room featuring paned glass doors opening onto a large patio with 2,040 square feet of event space for up to 110 guests classroom style. The outdoor patio looks out over the attractive courtyard and is perfect for al fresco dining or breaks. The room divides in half and can accommodate a banquet for up to 140 people or reception up to 240 people.

Dimensions: 60′ X 34′
Area (Sq Ft): 1,020
Ceiling: 8.6′

  • Clipper Room

Clipper Room

At just under 1000 square feet, Clipper Room is often used for small meetings up to 45 people or break-out sessions. A convenient patio is attached via French Doors for outdoor meal service.

Dimensions: 30′ X 31′
Area (Sq Ft): 939
Ceiling: 7.6′

Mariner/Clipper Patio

A comfortable naturally-lighted venue with 2,040 square feet of event space for up to 200 guests and an adjacent patio.

Dimensions: 60′ X 34′
Area (Sq Ft): 2,040
Ceiling: 8.6′

  • The Quarterdeck Room

Quarterdeck Room

The Quarterdeck room offers natural lighting and adjacent patio space for breaks, lunches, or cocktail receptions. Offering 1,512 square feet and divides in half, The Quarterdeck room is ideal for medium sized groups for a banquet of up to 100 and reception for up to 150 people.

Dimensions: 54′ X 28′
Area (Sq Ft): 1,512
Ceiling: 7.6′

  • The Quarterdeck Terrace

Upper Terrace

Located outside Quarterdeck and Admiralty, this is an ideal outdoor location for meals up to 100 people or a reception for up to 150 people. It can also be used as an extension to the Ballroom Terrace.

Dimensions: 50′ X 45′
Area (Sq Ft): 2,250

  • Admiralty Room

Admiralty Room

Located on the first floor just steps from the lobby, this naturally lit space accommodates up to 75 guests for a reception across 725 square feet, with private patio. The light walls and sand-and-sea carpet create an environment of flexibility for meetings or catered events with a built-in mirrored cabinet perfect for small break snacks or drinks.

Dimensions:25′ X 29′
Area (Sq Ft): 725
Ceiling: 7.6′


Capacity Chart

RoomDimensionsArea (SqFt)CeilingBanquet Conference Rounds + Dancing
Reception U-Shape Theater Hollow Square Classroom
Boardroom26' X 21'5469'3020-6018-22-
Commodore75' X 27'2.0259'130501002005418060110
- Section A45' X 27'1,2159'8040-120441105660
- Section B30' X 27'8109'5026-8024703050
Lighthouse Room31' X 83'2,97812'150651302006418070100
Bayfront Lawn87' X 40'3,480-18064120280--
Governor's Boardroom18' X 30'5409'3020-40---
Bay View Room28' X 63'1,7649'110401001504412068
Pre-Function Room106' X 18'1,9089'---300----
The Grand Ballroom63' X 109'6,86718'500-4501000-650-360
- Section A63' X 32'2,10618'150561102006018068110
- Section B63' X 45'2,83518'200561603007228082140
- Section C63' X 32'2,01618'150561102006018068110
Ballroom Terrace- 2,270-14010020030----
Mariner Room60' X 34'2,0408.6' 1405011014056 19064110
- Section A30' X 34' 1,0208.6' 707030- 100309536
- Section B30' X 34' 1,0208.6' 707030- 100309536
Clipper Room30' X 31' 9397.6"6026-7530853645
Mariner/Clipper Patio60' X 34' 2,0408.6'140501102005619064110
Quarterdeck Room54' X 28' 1,5127.6'10040-100461405475
- Section A27' X 28' 7567.6'5024-7524703040
- Section B27' X 28' 7567.6'5024-7524703040
Upper Terrace50' X 45'2,250-1008015030----
Admiralty Room25' X 29'7257.6'5024-7524703040
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