Half Moone Cruise & Celebration Center

Half Moone Rental Fees

The rates are based on a four-hour event.  Included in the fee are a limited number of tables, chairs, microphone, lectern, use of the flat-screen video panels and on-site event staff.  Space availability is dependent upon the Cruise Norfolk cruise ship schedule.  Liability insurance is required from all renters.

Exciting | Picturesque | Unforgettable

The Half Moone Cruise & Celebration Center is Norfolk’s iconic waterfront venue. Nestled in the heart of downtown Norfolk with extravagant, sweeping views of both the waterfront and the metro skyline, the Half Moone is certain to leave a lasting impression with your guests

halfmoone-7Grand Rotunda & Promenade Deck

The Grand Rotunda is a magical setting for cocktail receptions, wedding rehearsal dinners, wedding receptions, and moderately sized luncheons and meetings. Rental for this space includes the adjacent Promenade Deck overlooking the Elizabeth River.

Grand Rotunda: 4,200 sq. ft.
Promenade Deck: 3,400 sq. ft.

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The Vista is the central and largest space in the Half Moone.  From this magnificent room, your guests can watch the sun set over the Elizabeth River.  The space is ideal for large banquets, ceremonies, wedding receptions and holiday celebrations.

13,500 sq. ft.



halfmoone-4Lido Deck

The Lido Deck is the largest outdoor area available at the Half Moone. It features golden sunsets to the west and a breathtaking view of Norfolk’s downtown skyline to the east.

9,600 sq. ft.

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halfmoone-3Virginia Room & Bermuda Room

The Virginia Room is the larger of two conference rooms offered in the Half Moone.  Ideal for corporate meetings, the Virginia Room is equipped with the latest in audiovisual technology for your event. 

The Bermuda Room is the smaller of two available conference rooms in the Half Moone. The room is perfect for hosting small meetings or celebrations

Virginia Room: 1,500 sq. ft.
Bermuda Room: 1,100 sq. ft.

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Rental Spaces

Max. Seated Capacity

Max. Standing Capacity


Grand Rotunda (Includes Promenade Deck)* 200 400 $3,000
Vista (Includes Grand Rotunda and Promenade Deck)* 540 1,100 $6,000
Bermuda Room 40 60 $750
Virginia Room 70 100 $1,000
Bermuda & Virginia Rooms 110 160 $1,500
Lido Deck* 400 800 $3,000

*Outdoor Space
Seasonal rates and weekday discounts may apply.