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Welcome to Newport Beach!

Located on Newport Harbor, and on the Newport Beach Christmas Boat parade route, we provide a spacious waterfront setting for your special event. For corporate or personal entertaining, ExplorOcean is sure to delight you and your guests.

Our three separate spaces, available for individual rental, include our: Ocean Literacy Center, Steele Model Pavilion and waterfront courtyard.

Watch as our galleries transform into an ideal location for your next event!

Special Events

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Corporate Events

ExplorOcean welcomes all organizations to our waterfront facility to host your upcoming event. From holiday parties, receptions and board meetings, ExplorOcean accommodates it all!
Social Events

Whether it’s a high school dance, reunion or birthday party, ExplorOcean will make your every one-of-a-kind.
Kid’s Birthday Party

Submit a request today!

Or if you prefer, you may also email Shannon Clafford at
or call (949) 675-8915.