Inspiration Hornblower San Diego Vessel

2025 San Diego New Year's Eve Party Cruise | Gatsby's Yacht

Every celebration should be amazing; yours included. This New Year's Eve, experience the ultimate Great Gatsby-inspired party on the water and welcome 2025 aboard San Diego's most luxurious yacht, the Inspiration Hornblower.

2025 San Diego New Year's Eve Party Cruise | Gatsby's Yacht
Gatsby's Yacht San Diego NYE 2025 aboard Inspiration Mega Yacht: 3 Decks, 4 DJs, Prem Open Bar, Comp Apps, VIP Casino and Mix & Mingle Menu!

San Diego Nightlife presents...

Gatsby's New Year's Eve 2025 Party Cruise

Tue, Dec 31, 2024, 9:30 PM - 1:30 AM PST

Boarding Glass of Champagne/Sparkling Cider 4 DJs • 4 Hrs Top-Shelf Open Bar for VIP + 3.5 Hrs for GA • 3 Hr Amazing Cruise3 Giant Areas to Mingle • 2 Indoor Decks of Entertainment • 1 Amazing NYE Countdown

Check-In Begins 9PM aboard the Inspiration MEGA Yacht - Grape Street Pier

Every celebration should be amazing; yours included. This New Year's Eve, experience the ultimate Great Gatsby-inspired party on the water and welcome 2025 aboard San Diego's most luxurious yacht, the Inspiration Hornblower. If there’s anywhere Jay Gatsby could have lived out his glitzy NYE dream; it would have been here.

On this three-hour cruise, you will witness the most gorgeous scenery of Coronado Bridge, San Diego Skyline, U.S. Navy Ships & beyond. And with some of San Diego’s top DJs spinning all your favorite hit tracks; it’s sure to be an unforgettable experience. Don't miss out!!


  • 4hrs of Top-Shelf Open Bar for VIP / 3.5hrs for General Admission (see liquor menu below)
  • Complimentary hors d’oeuvres (menu below) for all. 9:30pm -12am (while supplies last)
  • Complimentary Glass of Champagne upon boarding
  • 2 Decks of entertainment & live DJs feat.
    • MID Deck 1 with Dance area:
    • 9:30pm-11:30pm (DJ TBA soon)
    • 11:30pm-1:30am (DJ TBA soon)
    • Lower VIP Deck 2 with VIP Dance Floor:
    • 9:30pm-11:30pm (DJ TBA soon)
    • 11:30pm-1:30am (DJ TBA soon)
    • Casino Games for Fun & Champagne Bottle Service
      • **PLUS** VIP also includes:
        • Incredible Mix & Mingle Food (menu below)
        • Reserved Area:1st come 1st serve open seat (Deck 1)
        • Private Bars
        • Upgraded Party Favors (while supplies last)
  • 1000 Expected in Attendance
  • Complimentary festive party favors (while supplies last)
  • Rated #1 as ... "The Place to Be this NYE" by:

Ditch the boring land-based parties! Opt for this unique, picture-perfect event in breathtaking setting. Featuring: stunning skyline views, spectacular fireworks and loads of dancing. One thing is for sure; there will be no NYE celebration more unforgettable than Gatsby's Yacht. The most Instagrammable New Year's Eve ever!!


  • 9:00 PM Early Check In Begins (strongly encouraged)
  • 9:30 PM VIP Priority Boarding Time
  • 9:50 PM GA Boarding Begins
  • 10:25 PM GATES CLOSE - Do Not Be Late - No Refunds!
  • 10:30 PM Cruise Start Time
  • 1:15 -1:30 AM Dock and Disembark
  • The Inspiration Yacht | 1800 N Harbor Drive - Grape Street Pier | 21+


Boarding Glass of Champagne/Sparkling Cider


  • Vodka: Belvedere, Ketel One, Tito's, Conciere, New Amsterdam, New Amsterdam Citron.
  • Rum: Conciere, Cruzan Llight, Cruzan Coconut, Cruzan Dark, Captain Morgan Spiced.
  • Gin: Hendrick's, Conciere, Tanqueray.
  • Tequila: Don Julio, Bosscal Mezcal Joven, Concierre, Camerena Silver, Camerena Reposado.
  • Whiskey: Jameson, Crown Royal, Conciere, Jack Daniel's.
  • Scotch: Johnnie Walker Black, Dewar's White Label.
  • Bourbon: Maker's Mark, George Dickel 8 Year.
  • Cognac: Hennessy VS.
  • Brandy: E&J VS.
  • Cordial: Aperol, Chambord, Cointreau, Amaretto, Irish Cream, Blue Curacao, Kahlúa, Melon Liqueur, Peach Schnapps, Sour Apple Liqueur, Triple Sec, Dry Vermouth, Sweet Vermouth.


  • Bud Light, Corona Extra, Blue Moon Belgian White, Stella Artois, Alesmith .394 Pale Ale, Ballaast Point Sculpin IPA, Sam Adams Boston Lager, Dogfish Head Citrus Squall, Angry Orchard Hard Cider (GF), Truly Hard Seltzer, N/A Sam Adams Just The Haze.


  • Sycamore Lane Chardonnay & Cabernet, William Wycliff Sparkling Wine.


  • Orange Juice, Cranberry Juice, Pineapple Juice, Grapefruit Juice, Tomato Juice, Coke, Diet Coke, Lemon Lime Soda, Ginger Ale, Tonic Water, Sparkling Water, Iced Tea, Water, Coffee.

DISCLAIMER ** Brand Types are Subject To Change **



  • Caesar Salad & Kale Quinoa Salad
  • Artisan Rolls and Creamy Butter
  • VIP Passed: Shrimp Cocktail, Vegan Spring Roll, Korean BBQ Beef Skewer, Moroccan Chicken Skewer
  • Garlic Mashed Potatoes
  • Desserts: Cakes, Brownies, Seasonal Fruit


  • Artisan Cheese Display: Grand Cru Reserve, 4 Year Aged Cheddar, Buttermilk Bleu, Fontina, Dried Fruits, Assorted Crackers and Crostini.


  • Shrimp Cocktail
  • Vegan Spring Rolls
  • Moroccan Chicken Skewer
  • Korean BBQ Beef Skewer


  • Chocolate Dipped Strawberries
  • Assorted Tartlets


Must be 21+ to participate. Valid Photo ID must be able to compare with guest. ID's will be checked and bag searches will be conducted randomly (discretion of Captain).
All Sales Final: no refunds or exchanges. Prices are subject to change while supplies last.
GA Tickets Include: 3.5hrs Open Top Shelf Bar, Heavy Hors d’oeuvres 10:00 PM - 12 AM & Party Favors.
VIP Tickets Include: Priority Boarding at 9:30 PM with First Come First Serve Access to Open Seating in the VIP Section on the 1st Deck, Mix & Mingle Food Menu, 4 Hour Top Shelf Open Bar, Private Bars, Upgraded Party Favors, Heavy Hors d’oeuvres.
Boarding Location: The Inspiration Yacht in San Diego departs from Grape Street Pier (Pier 1, Hornblower Landing) at 1800 North Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101: Download Directions || Google Map || Google 360 Street View.
Do Not Miss the Boat: Gates close at 10:25pm. Cruise leaves sharply at 10:30pm. Absolutely NO Refunds or exchanges. We reserved a spot for you on our cruise.
Dress Code: Dress to impress. Flapper, Roaring 20s, Zoot Suits encouraged. Otherwise, upscale cocktail attire is strongly encouraged. Click To View Current Weather.
Bag Requirements: The only permitted bags that are allowed onboard the vessel must meet the following requirements: All bags must be completely clear and no larger than 6 inches long and 5 inches tall. Any other bags or purses will not be allowed onboard.
Please Note: VIP Nightlife, San Diego Nightlife, City Cruises (Hornblower) are not responsible for personal items unattended for or left on the vessel by its guests.
Parking: Please allow plenty of time to find parking. Due to the fireworks show, traffic may cause delays. Public Parking Garages nearby (rates vary): Cedar St. & Kettner Blvd (Ace Parking); Ash St. (Ace Parking); ABM Public Parking on corner of Pacific Hwy & Broadway. There's also limited metered parking avail on N Harbor Dr (East & West sides) & Pacific Blvd (West side). Click To View Parking Options.
* Make sure to give yourself plenty of time to find parking. VIP Nightlife & City Cruises are not responsible for any parking lots.
Party Responsibly: Please DO NOT Drink & Drive. Opt for Ride Share Apps (Lyft or Uber), a taxi service or designated driver.
Contact Us: If you have any questions, email: Let's have fun and party responsibly. Don't forget to thank the event staff as you exit!


Can't decide what to do on New Year's Eve? Get your attire on point and head out to some of the biggest and best New Year's Eve parties and special events for a day or night full of fun in the city you're living or traveling to. Learn more.


Have you ever dreamed of cruising on a luxury yacht? The Inspiration Hornblower, with 28,000 square feet of space, features two magnificent enclosed decks with comfortable seating for up to 500 guests per deck. It also features an expansive sky deck rising 30 feet off the water providing 360° views of downtown San Diego and the Big Bay.


No alcohol, open containers or outside food is permitted. No illegal drugs or controlled substances, including prescription drugs and marijuana, will be tolerated. Using marijuana on the water is illegal, regardless of medical condition(s). The use and/or possession of illegal drugs or controlled substances is absolutely prohibited by the US Coast Guard.
Yacht Company holds a zero tolerance policy related to illegal substances aboard all vessels and anyone who is caught participating or processing any such items will not be allowed to board and substances will be confiscated.
If you are thought to be under the influence of, or caught participating in, illegal substances on board, you will be quarantined until the boat can safely return to dock - the cruise is subject to end for all guests immediately upon doing so; no refunds will be issued under any circumstances.
Thank you in advance for your cooperation. Let’s have fun and party safe!


NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES. ALL SALES FINAL: There are NO REFUNDS, NO CANCELLATIONS, no credits, no exchanges, and no transfers after the order has been made.

Credit Card & ID:

You must present the original credit card used to purchase the ticket and a valid Government Issued Photo Identification (along with your e-tickets that have been emailed to you via Eventbrite when your order was placed): the name on both the credit card and ID match the name on your purchased tickets, in order to gain entry to the event. If the name on the Credit Card and/or ID does not match the tickets, or if you do not have both the credit card used to make the purchase and government issued identification, you will be denied entry to event without a refund.

Covid Policy:

No credit or refund will be issued as a result of the ticket purchaser or any person in the party contracting COVID-19 or a variant alike. By purchasing tickets to a VIP Nightlife Event, you understand and agree that tickets are non-refundable and you are assuming the risk that you may not be able to use tickets purchased if you contract COVID-19 or variants alike. You further agree that you will not attend any VIP Nightlife event if you currently have symptoms of COVID-19, have been exposed to COVID-19 prior to attending and/or have tested positive for COVID-19 and have not completed the CDC recommended quarantine period. Be advised attendees may be required to show proof of vaccine and/or a negative test result. As the rules for events vary by location and change often, please check your local listing and respective government authorities for any applicable rules that may apply to you. You will not receive a refund if you are unable to attend an event due to any non-compliance with local rules, event guidelines, vaccine status, or failure to provide a negative test result. However, VIP Nightlife may allow you to transfer your tickets for any reason to another person by having the ticket purchaser email customer service within 24 hours of the event with a copy of the original ticket purchaser's photo ID and credit card used to purchase the tickets along with the email address and name of the customer to whom the tickets will be transferred. Please be advised that VIP Nightlife may not be able to honor all requests for transfers if they are made outside of business hours or too close to the time of the actual event.


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Event Booking:

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Event Cancellations:

If the event is canceled you will receive a refund for the face value of the ticket.

No Refunds:

Unforeseen circumstances beyond promoter’s control will not be grounds for a refund, including but not limited to the following: local or national weather conditions, natural disasters, waiting in lines, extended waits in lines, family emergencies, medical emergencies, employment issues including layoffs, traffic, parking, public or private transportation issues, etc. If you purchased for the incorrect date, location, event, etc, promoter is not obligated to provide a refund, credit, exchange or transfer. If cancellation or transfer request is approved, promoter reserves the right to charge a $10 administrative fee for its time, in addition to charging a $10 restocking fee per ticket if tickets are placed back on sale. Promoters, Venue Owners, Venue Management, Security, Event Staff, and other agents of the event, have the right to refuse entry to any ticket-holder, without a refund, for any reason at their discretion , including but not limited to: disorderly behavior, failing to comply with the rules of the venue, incorrect attire, intoxication, venue capacity, breach of security, and other restrictions. Ticket-holder is aware that the Venue and Talent are subject to change without notice, which are not grounds for a refund. Ticket-holder is aware that amenities promised by Promoter are not guaranteed, and are not grounds for a refund, including but not limited to: VIP amenities, drink specials, drink tickets, gifts, express entry, special areas, celebrity guests, etc. Dissatisfaction with any aspect of the event is not grounds for a refund, including but not limited to: music, DJ(s), decorations or lack thereof, party favors or lack thereof, beverages or lack thereof, alcohol selection, bar staff, food availability and selection, fellow patrons/attendees, venue staff, event staff, security, performances, ambiance, amenities, venue, check-in process, seating or lack of seating, wait in lines, emergency closures of event, emergency return of boats or yachts, delayed commencing of events, early ending of events, public amenities such as fireworks or public performances or the lack thereof, line of sight of public amenities such as fireworks or public performances being blocked by trees, buildings, boats, people, and/or other things, etc.

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Arbitration Agreement:

In the event there are any legal disputes against Promoter, by agreeing to this Purchase Policy, you agree that such disputes will be arbitrated. You further agree that the location of arbitration will be set in Los Angeles County, California.


If any clause, aspect, part or provisions of this Purchase Policy is found to be null, void, illegal or otherwise unenforceable, the rest of this Purchase Policy remains in full binding effect, and the unenforceable provision(s) shall be deemed modified to the limited extent required to permit the enforcement of said clause that required modification and of the agreement as a whole.

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