Corporate events aboard Spirit of Norfolk

Corporate Events on the Water

Parties over 20 guests, please contact us for group rates.

Spirit of Norfolk and Virginia Elite offer it all: choose from lunch, dinner, mimosa brunch and everything in between. If you're looking for something festive for your next event, our specialty cruises will distinguish your next gathering from all the rest. Sample specialty themes include craft cocktails, taco TGIF parties, summer family picnics or wine pairing dinner cruises that are sure to delight.

Step outside the usual hotel and convention centers and host your next business event on the water. With two distinctive ships, Spirit of Norfolk and Virginia Elite, as well as your choice of options for food, beverages, entertainment and flexible boarding times, our event specialists will surely help you plan an event your employees, clients and business partners will love! To contact us, complete the form below or call 866-304-2469.

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Experience a Real Corporate Event


We hosted Electronic Systems, Inc. (ESI) for their Hewlett Packard Enterprise event. 

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Key Info to Help You Plan

Spirit of Norfolk Quick Facts

  • Atmosphere: Laid back and fun
  • Group Events: Choose from all-inclusive or custom packages. Reserve a table, rent a private deck or charter the whole ship
  • Event Types: Corporate events, weddings, school outings, special occasions, and more
  • Ship Capacity: Up to 372 guests can fit on our two private decks
  • Deck Capacity: Riverview 206 | Harborview 166| Open-air roof deck
  • Food: Seasonally-inspired, three course, buffet-style meals
  • Drink: Cocktail bars on each deck. Complimentary coffee & tea
  • Entertainment: DJ, dance floor, and games (giant jenga, shuffleboard, etc.)

Virginia Elite Private Yacht Quick Facts

  • Overview: An intimate and highly customizable private yacht, available for charters only
  • Atmosphere: Sleek and modern. Elite can be customized with myriad decor options
  • Group Events: Choose from all-inclusive or custom packages
  • Event Types: Corporate events, weddings, special occasions, and more
  • Yacht Capacity: Up to 66 guests seated, 80 guests cocktail style. Open-air roof deck
  • Food: Gourmet plated menus, buffets, food stations, and hors d’oeuvres
  • Drink: Premium, standard, or cash bar packages available
  • Entertainment: Sound system ready for your choice music or DJ

Introducing New Taco TGIF Cruises

Introducing New Taco TGIF Cruises

  • Price: from $42 per person*
  • Dates: 
    • Contact our sales rep for additional dates using the form below 
  • Entertainment: Live DJ for dancing
  • Dining: Special taco menu exclusive to our Taco Cruiseday and Taco TGIF cruises

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Introducing the NEW TGIF Taco Menu for scheduled for select dates or by request!


  • Picnic Buffet Menu

    Picnic menu price: $40 per person



    Salads

    Caesar Salad 
    Buttermilk Caesar Dressing | Aged Parmigiano-Reggiano Cheese | Herb Croutons | Italian Parsley

    Cream Red Bliss Potato Salad 
    Mayonnaise & Sour Cream Dressing | Chopped Eggs | Bacon Crumbs | Celery Greens | Sweet Pickle Relish

    Classic Coleslaw 

      

    Sides

    Baked Beans

    Three-Cheese Baked Macaroni
    American Cheddar Cheese | Aged Parmigiano-Reggiano Cheese | Monterey Jack Cheese


    Entrees

    Pulled Pork BBQ
    North Carolina BBQ Sauce| Sourdough Bread Rolls | Chipotle Aioli

    Grilled Spicy Italian Sausage
    Sauteed Vidalia Onions & Red Bell Peppers

    Chicken Tenders 
    Honey Mustard Sauce

      

    Desserts

    Mixed Cut Melons 
    Watermelon | Cantaloupe Melon | Honeydew Melon | Vanilla & Orange Sauce

    Carrot Cake
     


  • Sample Lunch Buffet Menu


    Salads 

    Organic Mixed Field Greens 
    Smoked Bacon | Grape Tomatoes | English Cucumbers | Carrots | Corn | American Cheddar Cheese | Herb Croutons 
    House-Made Ranch Dressing | Balsamic Vinaigrette | Low-Fat Italian Dressing

    Organic Spinach & Kale Salad 
    Aged Reggiano Parmesan Cheese | Red Bell Peppers | Red Onions | Lemon & Oregano Dressing

    Roasted Red Beet Salad 
    Pickled Shallots | Fresh Mint | Italian Parsley

    Mediterranean Couscous & Chickpea Salad 
    Scallions | Plum Tomatoes | Cumin & Paprika Vinaigrette
     


    Vegetables, Potatoes & Pasta

    Roasted Broccoli Florets 
    Toasted Garlic | Chili Flakes

    Creamed Corn & Cheddar Cheese Casserole 
    Green Chilies | Scallions | Fresh Cilantro

    Baked Ziti Pasta 
    Aged Reggiano Parmesan Cheese | Mozzarella Cheese | Spinach & Garlic Sauce

    Mashed Potatoes 
    Idaho Potatoes | Roasted Garlic
     


    Entrees

    Oven Baked Atlantic Cod Filet 
    Tomato, Shallot & Caper Sauce

    Honey & Sesame Chicken 
    Scallions | Fresno Chilies

    Whole-Roasted Pork Loin 
    Dijon Mustard Cream Sauce
     


    Desserts

    Seasonal Fruit
    Lemon Pound Cake & Strawberries 
    Vanilla Bean Mousse & Raspberry Sauce 
    Red Velvet & Chocolate Chip Brownie 
    Caramel Apple Bread Pudding
     

  • Sample Dinner Buffet Menu


    Salads 

    Organic Mixed Field Greens
    Smoked Bacon | Grape Tomatoes | English Cucumbers | Carrots | Corn | American Cheddar Cheese | Herb Croutons
    House-Made Ranch Dressing | Balsamic Vinaigrette| Low-Fat Italian Dressing
     
    Organic Spinach & Kale Salad
    Aged Reggiano Parmesan Cheese | Red Bell Peppers | Red Onions | Lemon & Oregano Dressing
     
    Roasted Red Beet Salad
    Pickled Shallots | Fresh Mint | Italian Parsley
     
    Mediterranean Couscous & Chickpea Salad
    Scallions | Plum Tomatoes | Cumin & Paprika Vinaigrette
     
    Orzo & Bay Shrimp Salad
    Scallions | English Cucumbers | Cherry Tomatoes | Dill & Mustard Vinaigrette

     

    Vegetables and Pastas

    Roasted Broccoli Florets
    Toasted Garlic I Chili Flakes
     
    Creamed Corn & Cheddar Cheese Casserole
    Green Chilies | Scallions | Fresh Cilantro
     
    Baked Ziti Pasta
    Aged Reggiano Parmesan Cheese | Mozzarella Cheese | Spinach & Garlic Sauce
     
    Mashed Potatoes
    Idaho Potatoes & Roasted Garlic
     

     
    Entrees

    Oven Baked Atlantic Cod Filet
    Tomato, Shallot & Caper Sauce
     
    Honey & Sesame Chicken
    Scallions | Fresno Chilies
     
    Whole-Roasted Pork Loin
    Dijon Mustard Cream Sauce
     
    Braised Beef Short Ribs
    Baby Carrots | Cabernet Sauvignon Sauce
     

     
    Desserts

    Seasonal Fruit
    Lemon Pound Cake & Strawberries
    Vanilla Bean Mousse & Raspberry Sauce
    Red Velvet & Chocolate Chip Brownie
    Caramel Apple Bread Pudding
     


  • Salads

    Organic Mixed Field Greens 
    Grape Tomato | English Cucumber | Carrot | Buttermilk Ranch | Sriracha Ranch | Italian Dressing
     


    Build Your Own Tacos

    Taco Bar
    Corn Hard Shell | Flour Soft Shell
    Picante Salsa | Cheddar Cheese | Shredded Lettuce | Diced Tomato | Sour Cream

    Seasoned Black Beans
    Onion | Tomato | Cilantro 

    Cumin Scented Basmati Rice
    Lime | Garlic | Scallion

    Pulled Chicken
    Blistered Bell Peppers | Onion

    Taco Seasoned Beef
    Ground Beef | Chef's Blend of Spices

    Desserts

    Churro Bites
    Apple | Cinnamon Sugar