Meetings

The Queen Mary in Long Beach, California, is one of the most unique meeting and conference venues in Southern California. Marrying iconic tradition and modern technology, the Queen Mary has everything necessary to facilitate a flawless event experience that visitors will never forget.

With over 80,000 square feet of functional meeting and exhibit space in 14 remarkable Art Deco salons, the Queen Mary provides an unrivaled authentic historical event experience. Conference rooms start at 522 square feet, perfect for smaller, more intimate meetings; while ceiling height ranges from seven feet to an astonishing 130 feet in our 70,000 square foot Queen Mary Dome.

Full-Service Event Planning

The Queen Mary provides more than just an unforgettable venue; we also offer a wide array of services and support to ensure your event runs smoothly. From full on-site execution and support, to A/V assistance, our professional in-house audiovisual team, AVMS, is able to successfully execute events of nearly any size and scope. So whether you need a single standing microphone or a full-scale digital presentation with multiple screens and satellite hookup, contact us today to help you plan your perfect event.

In addition, our Event Services team is also available to help you with all the pre-planning and logistics – taking the stress out of event coordination.

Additional Services Available:

  • Vendor setup and coordination
  • Audio visual setup and production
  • Event décor and production (including linens, centerpieces, floral arrangements)
  • Event coordination and planning (including entertainment)
  • Catering coordination and execution
  • Activity planning (tours, off-site entertainment)

State-Of-The-Art Technology

When the Queen Mary was first built, she wasn’t just modern, she was state-of-the-art and featured technology unheard of for an ocean liner at that time. Today, that tradition lives on as the Queen Mary is more than just authentic charm. Equipped with the latest advanced technology and equipment like remote-controlled projectors, projection screens, wireless microphones, DVD players, monitors, satellite hookups and more, the Queen Mary is still setting the standard. Even the most sophisticated and advanced multi-media presentations will shine with dynamic audio and breathtaking visuals keeping meeting guests captivated. Additionally, Wi-Fi Internet is available throughout the entire ship, providing increased freedom and mobility.

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Weddings

The Queen Mary, an LGBT friendly wedding venue, has been host to unforgettable Southern California Long Beach weddings for over 50 years. From large and lavish extravaganzas to small and intimate affairs, we're certain we have the venue to accommodate your wedding needs.

Enjoy the warm California weather and get married on the bow, stern, sun deck or under the Gazebo during sunset. If you'd prefer a more traditional setting, the beautifully crafted Royal Wedding Chapel will make any couple feel like Royalty.

From our stunning outdoor Sun Deck Gazebo, to our unique Harbor View Deck, to the private Wedding Chapel, the Queen Mary offers enchanting indoor and outdoor wedding venues unlike any other in Southern California.

Ceremony

Aboard the majestic Queen Mary, overlooking the sparkling blue waters of the Pacific Ocean your magical day begins. The warm sun gently kisses the Gazebo as you await your big moment. Family and friends sit silently in eager anticipation. The music begins and you realize you are now only moments away. Your dream wedding is unfolding before your eyes and with every detail meticulously planned, all you have to do is breathe in and say, "I do."

Reception

From the moment you step onto the landmark Queen Mary, you get a sense of the glamour and class of that bygone era. Our 14 Art Deco ballrooms and salons exude 30's style and feature a wealth of handcrafted touches like exquisite wood paneling, original Art Deco light fixtures, etched-glass doors, original murals and luxuriously carved golden onyx fireplaces. Each space is unique and filled with character, whether you are planning an intimate affair with 20 guests or an extravagant gala for 800 guests or more, the Queen Mary is sure to impress.

Rehearsal Dinner

We know that a rehearsal dinner is a critical component to any wedding and hope you consider sharing your special evening with us. Recognized for world-class dining, the Queen Mary offers several wedding rehearsal dinner options. From the elegant and formal, Sir Winston's Restaurant & Lounge, to the laid back and casual, Chelsea Chowder House & Bar, there's no better place in Long Beach for an unforgettable wedding rehearsal dinner.

Wedding Packages

Don't let your euphoria and excitement of being engaged turn into anxiety because of wedding planning. The Queen Mary wants your wedding day to be a memorable, stress-free affair. We have designed a comprehensive wedding package that leaves no detail overlooked. Remember, your only job is to say, "I do."

Momentous occasions deserve only the best from the very beginning. The Queen Mary's expert Catering Sales Staff will work with you, assisting you with your own plans and suggesting new ideas to design a wedding reception that is truly original - down to the smallest detail. Whether you are simply looking for ideas or know exactly what you want, the Queen Mary offers a variety of reception packages that can be tailored to fit your every wish.

Lunch Packages Start at $65 per person

  • One-hour call brands beverage reception
  • Choice of two Butler passed hors d'oeuvres
  • Complimentary champagne toast to the wedding couple
  • 3-course lunch or dinner
  • Wedding Cake
  • Vegetarian and children's meals - available upon request
  • Floor length table linens and napkins
  • Dance floor and staging for D.J. or band
  • A complimentary stateroom for the couple on their wedding night
  • No additional rental charge for the banquet room.

Weddings By The Queen Mary Expert Wedding Event Managers At Your Service

Our exquisite wedding salon, Weddings by The Queen Mary, is your one-stop-shop for all your wedding needs. Our attentive Event Managers are on board to help build your dream wedding!

Meet with one of our Event Managers in the privacy of the beautiful wedding salon, view samples of the products we offer while enjoying a glass of champagne and even sampling a delicious piece of wedding cake. Relax and let us take care of the details. 

We can secure any services desired for the event including:

  • Invitations
  • Menus and Place Cards
  • Specialty Linens
  • Cakes and Desserts
  • Flower Arrangements and Bridal Bouquets
  • Live Entertainment/DJ
  • Photographer and Videographer
  • Officiant
  • Party Favors and Gifts
  • Spa Appointments
  • Hair and Make-up Appointments
  • Day of Coordinator
  • Barber
  • Custom Décor and Staging

Our Event Managers are available to meet by appointment only. EMAIL or call us at 562-499-1749.

Sample Menus

We can customize menus and work within your budget to make a truly memorable wedding.

Social Gathering

The Queen Mary is one of the most unique social gathering and celebration destinations in Southern California. Marrying iconic tradition, modern technology, and unparalleled customer service, the Queen Mary has everything necessary to facilitate a flawless event experience.

With over 80,000 square feet of banquet and event space in 14 remarkable Art Deco salons, the Queen Mary is the perfect place to host a celebration or social gathering of any kind. From corporate year-end-events to sorority or fraternity parties, anniversaries, baby showers and more, the Queen Mary is a one-of-a-kind venue that visitors will never forget.

Holiday Party

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To book your holiday party aboard the Queen Mary, call us at 562-499-1620, email: sales@queenmary.com or click here to fill out an RFI.
Please Note: The Midship Marketplace and Observation Bar will be open during their regularly scheduled hours.

Socials

Elegant and classic, the legendary Queen Mary is the most unique and distinct prom venue in Southern California. The Queen Mary's 14 remarkable ballrooms and salons are adorned with original 1930's art work on luxuriously appointed walls, rich polished wood paneling and Art Deco decore, setting the stage for a magical night. Transport your guests back in time for an evening they'll never forget.

Why the Queen Mary is an ideal prom location

  • Classic ballroom setting (14 Art Deco salons)
  • Safe, self-contained location
  • World-class catering and AV support
  • Convenient parking for limousines
  • Picturesque setting for memorable photographs

Quinceanera

A revered tradition in the Latin community, the Quinceanera is one of the most important milestones in a girl's life. A communal celebration full of family and friends, the Quinceanera is symbolic rite of passage for young Latinas. Steeped in tradition and history, much like the Queen Mary herself, the Quinceanera is a milestone event that requires a memorable venue.

Bar Mitzvah/Bat Mitzvah

A timeless tradition in the Jewish community, the Bar Mitzvah (for boys) and Bat Mitzvah (for girls) is a revered celebration of faith, family, and friends. A significant milestone for any Jewish boy or girl, the Bar/Bat Mitzvah is a coming of age moment full of tradition and reverence. With a classic elegance and steeped in history, there's no better Bar Mitzvah venue in Long Beach than aboard the majestic Queen Mary.

Reunion

Planning a high school or college reunion? For over 70 years the Queen Mary has been a favorite destination to gather with old friends and make new ones.

Military

With the Queen Mary's proud military service in World War II, it's no surprise that the legendary ship has become a favorite amongst our brave men and women in uniform. Dubbed "The Grey Ghost" during her military service, the Queen Mary transported thousands of American troops and broke several speed records along the way. Today, the Queen Mary serves as a reminder of the Great War and a living tribute to those who fought to defend freedom and democracy throughout the years.

Birthday Parties

Grand birthdays call for a grand venue, so come celebrate your birthday in style aboard the legendary Queen Mary.

Grand Salon

Fit for a King, the Grand Salon’s stylish Art Deco décor, wide-open space and high ceilings, are perfect for large-scale events or celebrations. Originally the first-class dining room, the Grand Salon epitomizes the elegance and class, which the Queen Mary is known for. For events that require truly regal surroundings, it does not get more sophisticated than the Grand Salon.

Location
Sun Deck
Size (sq ft)
9,000
Capacity
700

Queen’s Salon

Celebrate the grandeur of the Art Deco era in the stylish Queen’s Salon. Fit for a King, the Queen’s Salon features a trio of golden onyx fireplaces, which are the epitome of opulence and luxury. One-of-a-kind original artwork drapes the walls making this breathtaking venue an ideal location for occasions requiring that royal touch.

Location
Sun Deck
Size (sq ft)
4,600
Capacity
360

Royal Salon & King’s View

Formerly the first-class Smoking Lounge, the Royal Salon is steeped in history and tradition. A favorite of British monarchs and American politicians alike, the Royal Salon exudes an air of sophistication not found in other meeting rooms. Well-appointed with original artwork from the ship’s ocean liner days, the Royal Salon is attached to the King’s Room, which offers majestic views in a stately setting.

Location
Sun Deck
Size (sq ft)
2,000
Capacity
250

Verandah Grill & Deck

Gorgeous hand painted murals cover the walls of what used to be the first-class nightclub and restaurant. Doris Zinkesein’s famed, “Entertainment” mural is the centerpiece of this room, which recalls the fun frivolity of the theater. The room features a unique sunken dance floor as well as an opening onto the sun deck, where guests can enjoy the dramatic views and soft ocean breezes.

Location
Sun Deck
Size (sq ft)
1,900
Capacity
180

Britannia Salon & Deck

Form and function unite in this elegant salon, which was once the Queen Mary’s second-class lounge. Elegant and distinct, the Britannia Salon is where grand events come to life. Original artwork adorn the walls, which are covered in luxurious leather and lined with exotic woods from all over the globe. Complete with a parquet dance floor and stage, the Britannia Salon is situated at the stern of the ship and opens onto a private deck where guests can enjoy the fresh ocean air and panoramic views of downtown Long Beach.

Location
Sun Deck
Size (sq ft)
7,500
Capacity
500

Windsor Salon

Every room at the Queen Mary tells a story and the Windsor Salon is no exception. Adjacent to the Grand Salon and originally part of the first-class dining room, the focal point of the Windsor Salon is the four original mirror covered panels, which tells the ancient Greek story of Jason and his quest for the Golden Fleece.

Location
Sun Deck
Size (sq ft)
3,100
Capacity
280

Victoria Room

Comfortable and classic, this elegant room opens onto an outside deck for dazzling downtown and waterfront views. With an intimate ambiance and regal décor, the Victoria Room is sure to leave an impression.

Location
Sun Deck
Size (sq ft)
600
Capacity
50

Board Room

Originally part of the first-class Long Gallery, the Board Room is home to two original paintings that celebrate England’s maritime history. Paneled in their original wood veneer these one-of-a-kind masterpieces elevate any meeting or conference to a first-class affair.

Location
Sun Deck
Size (sq ft)
720
Capacity
70

Regent Room

Part of the original first-class Long Gallery, the Regent Room is more intimate than the Board Room and perfect for smaller groups. The Regent Room is home to an original oil painting of the British landscape that has been on the ship since the days it was docked in England.

Location
Sun Deck
Size (sq ft)
522
Capacity
40

The Tea Room

Inspired by authentic British afternoon tea, the Queen Mary Tea Room offers a truly unique British experience

Located next to Diana: Legacy of a Princess, A Royal Exhibition on the Sun Deck, The Tea Room offers dazzling harbor and skyline views in an elegantly casual setting.

Location
Sun Deck
Size (sq ft)
2,691
Capacity
60

Mauretania Room

Known as the “Garden Lounge,” the Mauretania Room is finished in original sycamore and pommele woods. A perfect setting for any occasion, the Mauretania Room combines a casually elegant décor with dazzling ocean views.

Location
Sun Deck
Size (sq ft)
1,900
Capacity
150

Capstan Club & Deck

Smaller and more intimate than the Britannia Salon, the Capstan Club includes a private outdoor deck where guests can soak in the California sun while enjoying spectacular city and port views. Authentic maritime décor give the Capstan Club a slightly relaxed and casual feel for lively wedding receptions.

Location
Sun Deck
Size (sq ft)
2,000
Capacity
180

Exhibit Hall

When one floor just isn’t enough, the Queen Mary Tri-Level Exhibit Hall is the answer. With over 45,000 square feet of versatile space, the Exhibit Hall is ideal for conferences, exhibitions and trade shows for up to 2,500 guests.

The Exhibit Hall is 45,000 square feet and is divided amongst three levels that can be used en suite or individually. The upper-most level on D Deck is 18,000 square feet and can accommodate up to 500 guests. The middle level on E Deck is 12,000 square feet and can accommodate up to 600 guests. The lower level on F Deck can accommodate up to 500 guests and spans 15,000 square feet.

The Exhibit Hall comprises three levels that can be used en suite or individually. This space is perfect for any type of occasion – from trade shows and meetings to proms and festivals.

Location
Sun Deck
Size (sq ft)
45,000
Capacity
2,500

Queen Mary Events Park

Facing the scenic downtown Long Beach skyline, the Queen Mary Events Park sits on four pristine oceanfront acres. The Queen Mary Events Park includes turf, trees and facilities and is the ideal location for outdoor festivals, concerts, screenings, parties and more. With 365 days of beautiful weather, the Mediterranean climate makes Long Beach a desirable outdoor event destination.

Location
Sun Deck
Size (sq ft)
2,691
Capacity
60