Celebrations of Life

Honor your loved one with a Memorial Service at Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort & Marina

As Orange County’s most well-recognized Celebration of Life venue, Newport Dunes would be honored to host a memorial service for your loved one. We’ll make sure your celebration is just as extraordinary as the life of the departed. A memorial service is a lovely way to create remember your loved one.

Celebrating Life's Journey: Find the Perfect Venue in Newport Beach

A time for reflection, remembrance, and connection. Hosting a celebration of life is a deeply personal experience, and choosing the right venue is essential in creating a meaningful and memorable gathering to honor your loved one.

Why Choose Us?

At Newport Dunes, we understand the significance of this occasion. Our diverse range of indoor and outdoor event venues offers the perfect setting to personalize every aspect of your celebration. Whether you envision a small, intimate gathering or a larger event with family and friends, our dedicated team is here to guide you every step of the way.

Factors to Consider for planning a Celebration of Life:

  • Guest Count: Determine the expected number of attendees to choose a venue with the appropriate capacity.
  • Ambiance: Consider the desired atmosphere, from elegant and sophisticated to warm and welcoming.
  • Accessibility: Ensure the venue is easily accessible for all guests, especially those with mobility limitations.
  • Catering and Amenities: Explore catering options and available amenities to create a personalized and memorable experience.
  • Budget: Establish a realistic budget and discuss all associated fees with the venue.


More than just a location, we offer a space to cherish memories and create lasting connections. Contact us today to discuss your needs and let us help you plan a beautiful and meaningful celebration of life in Newport Beach.

Call (949) 729-3800 to learn more.  

sunset at Newport Dunes

Waterfront Memorial Service

Whether you are hosting at one of our indoor or outdoor venues, you will experience captivating views of the Upper Newport Back Bay. Enjoy the serene water and a beautiful sunset while you remember a life well-lived.

Variety of Venues

Newport Dunes offers a variety of venues that are perfect for celebrating the life of the departed. Whether you are looking for a large space for many guests, a more intimate space for just family, a cozy indoor setting, or an outdoor environment with views, we have the ideal space to celebrate the life of your loved one.

In-House Catering

Our in-house catering team offers personalized menus. From light eats, to tray-passed hors d'oeuvres, buffet style menu or a sit down dinner, we can create the experience you are looking for at your loved ones celebration of life.

Remember Your Loved One
with a celebration of life

Enjoy the flexibility and versatility of hosting a celebration of life at Newport Dunes. With a variety of indoor and outdoor venues, there is a space that is ideal for celebrations both large and intimate. With in-house catering, our team will help make the difficult process more seamless

Let Newport Dunes be the backdrop for a celebration of life that truly honors your loved one. We offer a warm and compassionate approach, ensuring every detail is thoughtfully considered, allowing you and your loved ones to focus on cherished memories and find comfort in connection. Contact us today to start planning a meaningful tribute that reflects the unique life of your loved one.

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To learn more about our venues and catering, please call (949) 729-3800.  

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