Receptions & Dinners

Whether it’s an intimate beachfront ceremony at sunset or a spectacular big city reception in Newport Beach’s hidden gem, our dedicated team will ensure every detail of your special occasion is a memorable one. From pre-wedding ceremonies to receptions and the big day itself, discover a world of unique possibilities and celebrate the beginning of a lifetime together at Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort.
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Wedding Receptions

Take in the beach ambiance created just for you. From lush garden parties to beachfront dinners, Newport Dunes provides a modern, upscale setting for your wedding reception.

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Rehearsal Dinners

Formal dinner with the perfect pairing or casual cocktail party with delicious dessert bites, Newport Dunes helps you plan and host a rehearsal dinner that’ll please any palate.


The Perfect Waterfront Venue

Newport Dunes offers a range of beautiful venues to choose from on-site, among which the Back Bay Bistro offering the most romantic waterfront views.

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FLEX Wedding Planning™

FLEX Wedding Planning offers couples peace of mind with the flexibility to reschedule your wedding date, cancel your wedding, or adjust guest count up to 30 days before the event.

The Perfect Venue Exists

Pronounce your wedding vows in our Grand Gazebo on our secluded beach overlooking crystal-clear waters. Then adjourn with your guests to an elegant terrace or beach for a reception to remember always. Our resort offers the best waterfront wedding venues in Newport Beach for your big day, from intimate celebrations for ten people to grand wedding receptions.

Explore Wedding Reception Ideas

Personalized menus, beachfront accommodation options for your guests, and a host of luxury amenities make us Newport Beach’s finest and most sought-after wedding destination. With FLEX Wedding Planning™, getting married in Newport Beach has never been more carefree. Let our team of dedicated wedding specialists take care of every detail so that you can enjoy the most important day of your life.

Meet Amanda: Our Wedding Specialist

Amanda Kolb has been helping brides and grooms walk down the aisle since 2017. Before joining our Newport Dunes team, she was a Wedding Coordinator and Producer. She is a firm advocate for her couples and dedicates that experience as she sits on the wedding world’s venue side.

Amanda’s favorite part of the wedding planning process is when a wedding couple sees the design-finished venue space for the first time, and all the months of planning pay off. She loves turning wedding dreams into a reality and being a part of the most important day of your life!