Newport Beach Corporate Meetings & Events

Meeting and event planners seeking to wow their attendees with a unique waterfront venue will be impressed by Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort & Marina. Gracing a scenic waterfront stretch of the Back Bay Nature Preserve, this 110-acre resort promises highly customized, memorable events in the quintessential coastal California setting. Encompassing 50,000 square feet of event space to accommodate meetings, trade shows or other special occasions, gatherings at Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort & Marina can range from a grand tented affair with a dramatic waterfront backdrop to intimate team-building events enjoyed via water sports on the Bay, to luxe Hamptons-style beach events under the stars, to casual toes-in-the-sand barbeques.

In addition to turnkey event planning and catering services, Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort & Marina offers guests the Back Bay Bistro, a waterfront restaurant, and bar with indoor and outdoor seating, delectable food and drinks, and lovely Bay views.

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Bayside Pavilion

14,000 sq. ft.

Bayview Room & Garden

6,237 sq. ft.

Marina Clubhouse

1,196 sq. ft.

Back Bay Bistro

2,193 sq. ft. with breakouts


10,980 sq. ft.

Marina Terrace

13,803 sq. ft.


1,000 sq. ft.

Wind & Sea

650 sq. ft.

Pergolas on beach

196 sq. ft.

Enhanced COVID-19 Procedures

Guests are encouraged to practice physical distancing, wear facial coverings, and avoid congregations of 10 or more people on the resort property.

Public Areas, including all high-contact surfaces, receive daily, frequent cleaning. In addition, hand sanitizer stations are placed around guest areas and acrylic shields have been installed at service points. 

Team Members are required to wear PPE at all times for select tasks, and frequent temperature checks and physical distancing practices are maintained while on property.

Accommodations are cleaned and sanitized prior to guest arrival and immediately after departure, using environmentally-approved disinfectants on all surfaces and high-contact items.

At Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort & Marina, we understand the importance of choosing the right setting for an event, whether that’s a corporate meeting, a wedding, a concert, or even a fashion show. Our event spaces and outdoor venues offer a perfect blend of coastal design, state-of-the-art technology, and Orange County hospitality—all within the heart of Newport Beach.


Meetings & Retreats

Host your corporate events, meetings, picnics, or retreats at a unique location in the heart of Newport Beach. Our resort offers a variety of indoor and outdoor venues to host from managers retreats of 20 to events of 3,000 people. Our resort makes a scenic backdrop for your event on the beach.

Weddings & Celebrations

Bring your fairytale wedding to life with beachfront views, coastal cuisine, romantic ambiance, and world-class service. Encompassing eight unique indoor and outdoor waterfront venues, we host events ranging from intimate to extravagant Hamptons-style beachfront weddings.

Beach Pavilions

Grand Gazebo

Bayside Pavilion

Bayview Room & Garden

Back Bay Bistro


Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort offers premier Newport Beach catering for all of its on-site meetings, weddings, and events. Whether you are looking for a simple buffet during a day-long conference, or for upscale hors d’oeuvres at an elegant beachfront reception or cocktail party, we can accommodate the unique needs of any affair.


When working with our on-site catering team at our luxury beach resort, hosts have full control over food and beverage options. A customizable dining menu and selection of top-shelf spirits, craft beers, and local wines are all available.

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