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Events and occasions to celebrate

Special Events call for special celebrations, and we've got them all lined up and ready to go into 2016. Come celebrate the seasons-and book early, because these are our most popular cruises.

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS 2016

DINNER CRUISES – FRIDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHTS,
YEAR ROUND

Celebrating a birthday or anniversary? Friends or family in town? Or maybe you just want to take advantage living in LA? Whatever the occasion, come aboard for a romantic evening away. From unforgettable views, DJ entertainment and dancing under the stars, to a four-course, sit-down dinner, this is a can’t-miss getaway. Book Now!

CHAMPAGNE BRUNCH CRUISES - SUNDAYS, YEAR ROUND, SATURDAYS MAY-NOVEMBER
Set off from Marina Del Rey, where sunlight bounces of the water and a bottomless glass of bubbly or sparkling cider awaits. The Marina Del Rey brunch includes relaxing background music, coastal views, plus a full brunch buffet and impeccable Hornblower service. Book Now!

FULL MOON DINNER CRUISES – OCT 14, OCT 15
Evenings on the water take on a whole new luster under the light of a full moon. Come aboard Hornblower’s signature Dinner Cruise and enjoy a boarding glass of champagne, a four course dinner and plenty of time to dance and take in the sights of the sparkling view. Book now! 

SUMMER SUNSET COCKTAIL CRUISES ­WEDNESDAYS, 
JUNE-OCTOBER

Lighten things up with a midweek escape. Every Wednesday (Marina del Rey) and Thursday (Newport Beach) night enjoy the exclusive sunset happy hour created by Hornblower Cruises & Events. This dynamic cruise dishes up appetizers and relaxing music, plus bar specials. From cozy inside seating, to outdoor decks open to the evening sky, get a front row view of local weekly sail boat races.  More info...

THANKSGIVING BUFFET DINNER CRUISES – NOVEMBER 24
Try something different with your family on a Thanksgiving Day Buffet Cruise, perfect for entertaining guests! You will be greeted with a boarding glass of champagne and treated to a traditional Thanksgiving buffet, decorated in the holiday spirit and offerings will include all the Thanksgiving favorites plus trimmings! Book Now!

MARINA DEL REY BOAT PARADE –
Watch the festively decorated local boats as they make their way around the harbor. Enjoy the sights and lights from your comfortable table on board our yacht! More Information.

CHRISTMAS EVE AND DAY BUFFET CRUISES –
DECEMBER 24-25

On Christmas Day Santa makes an appearance to hand out presents to all children on board! Experience a traditional holiday buffet aboard a yacht while you enjoy the calm waters and beautiful scenery of the harbor. Book Now! Or check out all our December cruises Here!

NEW YEAR’S EVE CELEBRATION CRUISES – DECEMBER 31
Toast to the New Year under the stars aboard a Hornblower yacht. The champagne will be flowing, delicious food will be served, and guests will be dancing the night away. Choose from three distinct packages to make your night just right! 

CALENDAR OF EVENTS 2017

NEW YEARS DAY CHAMPAGNE BRUNCH CRUISES –
JANUARY 1, 2017

Fresh air and a fresh start to 2017! Start the New Year off with a lavish Champagne Brunch on the water! The cruise includes free-flowing champagne and a lavish brunch buffet. We'll supply excellent service, food, champagne, and views while you just sit back and relax! 

FULL MOON DINNER CRUISES FOR 2017
Friday February 10, Friday June 9, Saturday July 8, Saturday November 4
Evenings on the water take on a whole new luster under the light of a full moon. Come aboard Hornblower’s signature Dinner Cruise and enjoy a boarding glass of champagne, a four course dinner and plenty of time to dance and take in the sights of the sparkling view. More info… 

VALENTINE’S DAY DINNER CRUISE AND VALENTINE’S WEEKEND DINNER & BRUNCH CRUISES February 14 (Weekend: February 10-12)
The yacht will be decorated for a romantic evening with soft lights and intimate settings. Enjoy a four-course seated dinner prepared fresh on board.  Music will fill the decks while you dine and dance. Or enjoy a lavish brunch buffet prepared fresh onboard by our award winning crew. More info…

EASTER BRUNCH CRUISE – April 16
Hop onboard for an Easter Brunch Cruise for the whole family! Enjoy a lavish brunch with traditional favorites and a boarding visit from the Easter Bunny! Includes unlimited brunch buffet and champagne. More info...

MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH CRUISES – May 14 
Treat mom to a spectacular Champagne Brunch Cruise! Whisk her onboard a Hornblower yacht to enjoy spectacular views, a gourmet brunch and free flowing champagne. All Moms take home a free flower! Our Dinner Cruise is also available to treat Mom to a gourmet dinner and a beautiful sparkling view. More info...  

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND CELEBRATION CRUISES – Monday May 29 (Weekend: May 26–29)
Red, white and cruise! Celebrate with a Memorial Day BBQ & Beer Cruise on Monday or come aboard any other cruises throughout the weekend. Sunset Dinner Cruises – Friday & Saturday, 7-10 pm. Champagne Brunch Cruise –Sunday, 10am-1pm.  More info...  

SATURDAY CHAMPAGNE BRUNCHES – May 27 – August 26
Our Brunch is so popular, we had to add Saturdays! This memorable 2 hour cruise is perfect for the whole family. Hornblower brunch combines a bountiful buffet and incredible views of the marina with unlimited champagne! Also available Sunday’s year - round. More info...

MARINE DEL REY HARBOR TOUR & SEA LION ADVENTURE – Summer
$12 Tours showcasing history of Marina del Rey, landmarks, famous homes, ships & wild life. More info... 

SUMMER SUNSET COCKTAIL CRUISES ­– June-October
Lighten things up with a midweek escape. Every Wednesday night enjoy the exclusive sunset happy hour created by Hornblower Cruises & Events. This dynamic cruise dishes up appetizers and relaxing music, plus bar specials. From cozy inside seating, to outdoor decks open to the evening sky, get a front row view of local weekly sail boat races. More info...

FATHER’S DAY BEER BRUNCH – June 18 
Celebrate Dad onboard a Hornblower yacht with a specialty brunch menu including all dad’s favorite dishes, plus free-flowing beer and champagne. Dads take home a free pint glass! Our Dinner Cruise is also available for those looking to treat dad to a gourmet three course meal and the sparkling view. More info...   

FOURTH OF JULY FIREWORKS DINNER CRUISES – July 4 
Enjoy the fourth aboard Hornblower with the best views of the fireworks over the harbor! Enjoy a complimentary boarding drink, along with a large selection of food and beverages throughout the ship. You can enjoy the spectacular view of the harbor fireworks from the top deck while listening to music and dancing to a live DJ. More info...

LABOR DAY WEEKEND CELEBRATION CRUISES –Sept. 1-4
Celebrate on the Bay! Join us for a Labor Day BBQ & Beer Cruise on Monday or come aboard any other cruises throughout the weekend. Sunset Dinner Cruises – Friday & Saturday, 7-10 pm. Champagne Brunch Cruise – Sunday, 10am-1pm.  More info…

 

Our group had a fabulous time aboard the Hornblower Dinner Cruise!! Thanks for a great evening of food, fun, and entertainment! :)

– Mary E

We loved our trip on the Hornblower! We wished it lasted longer as it seemed to be over in a heartbeat. The food was excellent and our waiter Zack was very professional and he aimed to please us. This was the highlight of our trip to California!

– Shirley H