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Newport Beach Film Festival at Sea on Celebrity Cruises

April 10, 2017

If you live in Southern California, there’s a good chance you’ve heard of — or attended — the Newport Beach Film Festival. Now in its 18th year, the Newport Beach Film Festival is a prestigious event held in Newport Beach, California, that highlights a variety of cinema ranging from local films to international and critically acclaimed masterpieces. During the festival, attendees can watch films, attend parties and galas, and more.

Presenting the Newport Beach Film Festival at Sea

This year, the event is from April 20 through April 27, 2017, but…the Newport Beach Film Festival fun won’t stop on the 27th. That is because Costco Travel has partnered up with the Newport Beach Film Festival to offer an exciting cruise experience: the Newport Beach Film Festival at Sea on Celebrity Cruises’ award-winning Celebrity Solstice ship.

The Newport Beach Film Festival at Sea will depart on a 7-night Alaska cruise itinerary on September 9, 2017. The cruise travels roundtrip from the port of Seattle, an easy embarkation port for west coasters to get to thanks to a multitude of flights that are often budget-friendly.

During the cruise, guests traveling as part of the Newport Beach Film Festival at Sea will get to partake in all the normal cruising fun on Celebrity Cruises. Get pampered at the spa, revel in fine dining at the myriad of specialty restaurants, lounge by the pool, take part in an adventurous or educational shore excursion while in port, watch the Hot Glass Show and much, much, more.

Bonuses and Special Experiences for Newport Beach Film Festival at Sea Guests

Newport Beach Film Festival at Sea guests will also get extra bonuses as part of their cruise and get to participate in film-related activities. These include:

  • Beverage package for two (as part of Celebrity Cruises’ GoBig Perk)
  • Welcome cocktail reception with hot appetizers ($30 per person value)
  • Q&A sessions and screening of films, shorts, and documentaries on sea days and evenings in Celebrity Central with the Newport Beach Film Festival’s CEO and President of the of the Orange County Film Society, Gregg Schwenk, plus a team of movie producers and directors. ($200 per person value)
  • Four course luncheon in Tuscan Grille with producers, directors, and the festival’s CEO ($55 per person value)
  • Wine tasting seminar voucher ($25 per person value)
  • Martini tasting seminar voucher ($16 per person value)
  • Private wine tower tour with sparkling wine ($25 per person value)
  • Private galley tour with sparkling wine ($25 per person value)
  • Costco Cash Card
Book Your Spot on the Newport Beach Film Festival at Sea!

The Newport Beach Film Festival at Sea package is offered exclusively to Costco members and the price of the cruise is currently starting from $1,509 per person. To find out more, contact a Costco travel agent.

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