Visit Newport Beach Inc.

1600 Newport Center Drive Suite 120 92660

Why Choose Our Destination?

The Conference Sales team at Visit Newport Beach Inc. wishes you a warm welcome to Newport Beach – the ideal destination for your next meeting! Offering the best of all worlds – a tremendous variety of upscale accommodations; gorgeous yacht harbor; distinctive meeting venues of all sizes; a mild year-round Mediterranean climate; unparalleled amenities, activities, and attractions; and a stone’s throw distance to John Wayne Airport, Orange County – Newport Beach is the meeting destination guaranteed to please each and every guest in your group. Newport Beach enjoys pride of place along the California Riviera, situated between Los Angeles and San Diego – an easy, approximately one-hour drive from either city – and within easy reach of all Southern California attractions, including Disneyland, Knotts Berry Farm, Legoland, and Universal Studios Hollywood. This idyllic location is conveniently serviced by three major airports and provides year-round lovely weather, with an average temperature of 70 degrees. Newport Beach boasts the largest pleasure craft harbor in the United States, a picturesque nature preserve, world-class golf courses, distinctive hotels, designer and boutique shopping, and fine dining restaurants and casual eateries certain to please even the most discerning gourmet. Whether your group requires luxury accommodations or more casual lodging, Newport Beach has a hotel that will surely exceed your expectations. Beyond the thousands of square feet of highly flexible function space within Newport Beach’s hotels, consider enhancing your gathering with an event hosted in a unique venue ranging from a waterfront ballroom to a luxurious yacht, from a seaside restaurant to an ocean view golf course clubhouse…and much more. When it comes to group activities, Newport Beach presents a wide variety of fabulous options for fun and team-building, including electric boat cruising, sailing, surfing, stand-up paddle boarding, kayaking, hiking, biking, golf, and tennis. The Conference Sales team at Visit Newport Beach Inc. ensures that planning your meeting in Newport Beach is a streamlined, rewarding and enjoyable process. Our destination experts will partner with you to deliver five-star service, one-stop shopping, and industry-best pricing – and to guarantee that your clients and guests have a remarkable experience in our world-class city. While this guide will provide you with helpful information on Newport Beach, we look forward to speaking with you directly to begin the process of planning your next meeting. Please contact our Destination Services Team at 949-706-5308.


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Distance from airport

  • John Wayne Airport

    7 mi. from city center

  • Long Beach Airport

    25 mi. from city center

  • Los Angeles International Airport

    40 mi. from city center

Local Attractions

Fashion Island

With an open-air elegance and ocean views, Fashion Island boasts chic luxury boutiques, cafés and restaurants on lushly landscaped piazzas accented by fountains and palm trees. Coastal-chic hotels and the new Civic Center nearby offer walkable access to Fashion Island's chef-driven dining and unique event venue space options.
401 Newport Center Dr.
Newport Beach, CA, US 92660

Disneyland Resort

20 mi. away
Celebrate the special moments in life, Disney-style! This year the Disneyland Resort invites guests to come together and celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, graduations – any personal accomplishment – at the place where dreams come true. Celebration vacations are special times filled with close friends and family, and they create a lifetime of memories. At the Disneyland Resort, enjoy two theme parks, Disneyland and Disney's California Adventure, three magical hotels and the exciting Downtown Disney District – an admission free district of shopping, entertainment and world-class dining.
1313 S. Harbor Blvd.
Anaheim, CA, US 92803

Duffy Electric Boat Company

Enjoy cruising Newport Harbor with up to ten friends in a Duffy Electric Boat. You're the captain in these unique, easy-to-operate boats. Each boat has a canopy top, window enclosure and CD player with MP3 player hook up. Perfect for corporate events and special occasions. Tie up and eat at restaurants along Newport Harbor or bring your own food and beverages. Ask one of our reservationists about our party platters. Free Parking. Reservations recommended.
2001 W. Pacific Coast Hwy.
Newport Beach, CA, US 92663

City Experiences

Celebrating 30 years, City Experiences by Hornblower Cruises has been the premier public dining cruise and charter yacht company. Our yachts, gourmet cuisine and breathtaking views combine to offer a unique experience. Come aboard our popular Sunday Champagne Brunch Cruise, Weekend Dinner Dance Cruise or Summer Sunset Cruise. Private yacht charters are also available for weddings, birthdays, holiday parties, meetings and corporate events.
2431 West Coast Highway
Suite 101
Newport Beach, CA, US 92663

Balboa Village - Home of the Fun Zone

Historical landmark
The Balboa Fun Zone is one of Southern California's oldest and last great coastal amusement areas and a popular family-friendly attraction for visitors to Newport Beach. Visitors can enjoy rides on the waterfront Ferris Wheel, play games in the arcade or tour the nautical museum while enjoying their favorite beach treats. This is also a popular place to rent bikes, harbor cruises, or take off for a day trip to nearby Catalina Island on the Catalina Flyer. The Balboa Fun Zone is located on Balboa Peninsula across from Balboa Pier off Balboa Blvd. A public parking lot is available across Balboa Blvd next to the pier. Or the Fun Zone can be reached by the Auto Ferry located on Balboa Island.
600 East Bay Dr.
Newport Beach, CA, US 92661

LEGOLAND California

60 mi. away
LEGOLAND California opens the world's first LEGOLAND Water Park with six-person raft slides, tube and body slides, a lazy river, and hands-on toddler areas. LEGOLAND features more than 50 rides, shows, and attractions. The adjacent SEA LIFE Aquarium is a child-focused, adult-friendly experience of the aquatic world.
One Legoland Drive
Carlsbad, CA, US 92008

Catalina Passenger Service, inc.

The Catalina Flyer - Newport Beach's "Gateway to Adventure" on Catalina Island is Orange County's fastest boat to the island. Three decks, two bars, one great getaway. Discounts and tickets available online at Departs daily from Newport Beach's famous Balboa Pavilion.
400 Main St.
Newport Beach, CA, US 92661

Sherman Library & Gardens

Sherman Library and Gardens provides a living museum of plants displayed in a charming setting of fountains, sculpture, and large flowerbeds radiating with seasonal color The courtyards, tiled patios, greenhouse, arbor-shaded walls and fountains create the ideal background for any special event.
2647 E. Coast Hwy.
Corona del Mar, CA, US 92660


Additional Information

Top 5 Reasons to Hold Your Meeting in Newport Beach 1. YOU'LL LOVE OUR WEATHER Throughout the year, the Newport Beach temperatures average a comfortable 70 degrees and less than an inch of rainfall each month. Lack of turbulent weather creates peace of mind for meeting planners or unwarranted last minute cancellations. 2. WE'RE EASY TO GET TO There is perhaps not a more attractive, easy-to-navigate airport in the United States than Orange County/John Wayne Airport. Only five miles from Newport Beach, the airport is serviced by 12 major airline carriers, offering a convenient schedule of nonstop and connecting flights throughout the country. With its manageable mid-size layout, international airport-style amenities, and on-site car rentals and hotel shuttles, arriving to — and departing from — Newport Beach couldn’t be easier or more pleasurable. 3. COASTAL CHIC PROPERTIES The diverse selection of hotel properties in Newport Beach includes established, top-tier hotel brands – including Hyatt, and Marriott – known for their hospitality and convention venue excellence. Meeting planners may also select from unique properties such as 
the iconic waterfront Balboa Bay Resort and newly-constructed Lido House Hotel (which includes a rooftop bar). With more than 220,000 square feet of flexible indoor/outdoor meeting space, you’re guaranteed to find the perfect hotel for your program. 4. INSPIRING OFFSITE VENUES Consider one of Newport Beach’s distinctive offsite venues for a special event, executive strategy session, or conference-end celebration. The sky (and the sea!) is the limit when it comes to innovative and memorable event spaces in Newport Beach. Charter a yacht, savor
a candlelit dinner in a wine cave, host a large-scale party in a waterfront ballroom…the opportunities truly are endless. 5. LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION. Great dining in the right location is often the magic ingredient that transforms a routine business meeting into a spectacular corporate event. With more than 400 dining options, Newport Beach offers everything from panoramic ocean views to toes- in-the-sand cocktail bars. Newport Beach also presents more options for fun and teambuilding than any other destination thanks to its stunning coastal location. Select from an array of exciting group activities including electric boat cruising, hiking, golfing, and more. Every experience can be customized to meet the needs of your group.