With an endless expanse of marine shoreline, lush natural parks, and vibrant cityscapes, it’s no wonder that there are wedding venues of every imaginable sort in Washington.
The countless number of spaces for couples to have their wedding ceremony and reception are so eclectic that brides are sure to find a space that they can truly make their own. Brides and grooms who want an artistic setting should check out Urban Light Studios in Seattle. Also in Seattle, the Rainier Club is an iconic space that is considered one of the city’s best-kept secrets. The following list covers many of the most renowned and sought-out wedding venues scattered throughout the state.
1. Point Defiance Pagoda
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Point Defiance Pagoda was built in 1914 and inspired by stunning Japanese architecture. The pagoda is the main aspect of Point Defiance Park’s Japanese Garden and is a gorgeous location to celebrate a wedding. Couples will be able to exchange their vows in the rare historic site surrounded by sakura cherry trees, a footbridge, waterfall, pools, and an authentic tori gate and Shinto shrine. The beautifully landscaped garden is steeped in cultural heritage and makes for a unique setting for the bride, groom, and their guests to celebrate the day.
5801 Trolley Lane, Tacoma, WA 98407, Phone: 253-305-1090
2. Columbia Tower Club
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The Columbia Tower Club has been a renowned wedding venue in Seattle for over 25 years. It continues to be one of the top choices for wedding receptions by bride and grooms. The club prides itself in customizing each event to reflect the style and taste of the couple, and this includes creating exquisite menus to satisfy their tastes as well as their guests. There are six spaces to choose from, no matter if couples want an intimate celebration with just a handful of friends and family or a lavish extravaganza with up to 250 people in the Columbia Room. The wedding planners will work with you from start to finish, ensuring that you receive an unparalleled level of professionalism and service.
701 Fifth Avenue, Columbia Center, 75th Floor, Seattle, WA 98104, Phone: 206-622-2010
3. Crystal Mountain Hotels
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If you’re looking for a magical wedding venue surrounded by beautiful alpine meadows, wildflowers, or even snowcapped mountains, then Crystal Mountain Hotels is the place for you. A lovely setting for a wedding ceremony and reception is only perfect when it reflects what you imagined your special day would be like; the experts at Crystal Mountain ensure that they offer just that with an array of spectacular natural vistas that you can use as a backdrop. Popular options include mountain top ceremonies with the majestic peaks of Mount Rainier in the background, exchanging vows amidst a field of wildflowers after arriving by horseback, or a quaint Bavarian-inspired wedding at the Alpine Inn.
33818 Crystal Mountain Blvd., Crystal Mountain, WA 98022, Phone: 360-663-2262
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4. Events on 6th
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Events on 6th is a wonderful all-in-one wedding venue that will make your ceremony or reception one filled with elegance, class, beauty, and love. There are various indoor and outdoor sites to choose from, though the historical sanctuary is perfect for a memorable ceremony; the vaulted ceilings, pipe organ, and choir loft all add a touch that can’t be found anywhere else. Afterwards, the newly married couple and their guests can head to the reception hall, which can seat 180 people and has a separate buffet/serving room adjoining the hall. Couples will be able to take gorgeous photographs of their big day at Events on 6th, especially in the garden courtyard.
2520 6th Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98406, Phone: 253-906-0448
5. Gorge-ous Weddings
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Tucked away in breathtaking Home Valley, Washington, the Gorge-ous Weddings venue is housed within the private estate of Wind Mountain Ranch. The space was built in 1948 and sits on 68 acres of scenic, serene land. Couples can start their new life together with the entire Columbia River Gorge as the backdrop. The venue is open to couples from late May to October and is fully accessible solely to the couple and their guests on the entire day of the event. The ranch can accommodate up to 200 people and includes overnight use of the ranch house for up to ten guests. Other services and amenities include tents and furniture, a catering hut, and use of their custom-made dual keg log bar.
Wind Mountain Ranch, 192 Erickson Road, Stevenson, WA 98648, Phone: 503-360-4707
6. Huber's Gasthaus
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Just a few minutes from downtown Olympia, Huber’s Gasthaus has been a place renowned for memorable weddings since 1995. Priding themselves in being eloquent and affordable, every wedding ceremony and reception hosted at Huber’s Gasthaus includes the use of over 1 acre of landscaped grounds – which means that couples can create an outdoor ceremony site on any spot they like. Other services and amenities included with rental of the space are tables and chairs, the dance floor, sound system, full kitchen, buffet line, gazebo, large patio, and plenty of parking for guests. The bride and groom have the freedom to have a DIY wedding filled with their own decorations and foods, or they can hire a vendor of their choice.
2312 Friendly Grove Road NE, Olympia, WA 98506, Phone: 360-943-6543
7. Jardin del Sol
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Jardin del Sol is a romantic garden venue that is sure to wow guests with its beautiful surroundings and excellent customer service. Just a few minutes away from downtown Snohomish, the wedding space takes people into an entirely different world filled with magic and enchantment. The beautifully manicured grounds are surrounded by lush greenery and sit on top of endless acres of lush woodlands and rolling pasture. Couples can celebrate under a large, elegant tent surround by the incomparable beauty of mother nature and dance the night away under the stars in the outdoor dance floor.
10522 52nd Street SE, Snohomish, WA 98290, Phone: 206-387-6618
8. Laurel Creek Manor
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The family-owned Laurel Creek Manor has been one of the top wedding venue destinations in Sumner, Washington, for nearly 15 years. The country estate and gardens offer one of the most picturesque locations in the area and is perfect for indoor and outdoor ceremonies and receptions. The space is surrounded by bulb farms, giving it a private setting and providing an endless number of places for couples to have a unique ceremony that is truly their own. The elegant architecture of the manor house is only enhanced by the exquisite European fixtures that grace it; the house has multiple French doors, dark wood floors, and Italian chandeliers and can hold up to 75 guests for an indoor-only wedding.
7611 166th Ave E, Sumner, WA 98390, Phone: 253-826-6306
9. Mountain Springs Lodge
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Mountain Springs Lodge is steeped with pristine natural beauty, rich tradition, and a family history that dates to the 1800s. Weddings at the lodge are sure to be an unforgettable experience and couples can choose from both indoor and outdoor ceremony and reception sites. Found right the heart of the Cascade Mountains, couples will be able to exchange vows with stunning vistas surrounding them. Mountain Springs is open to intimate celebrations or elaborate events that last the entire weekend. The bride and groom can decide to custom cater their menu with the Mountain Springs Lodge chef, who loves creating meals that reflect the family traditions of the people enjoying them; couples are also welcome to hire outside catering as well as other vendors.
19115 Chiwawa Loop Road, Leavenworth, WA 98826, Phone: 509-763-2713
10. Red Room Event Space at The Mark
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The Mark is an organic rustic Italian restaurant that has been providing delicious, locally sourced food to the public since 2001. The family-like atmosphere and delectable cuisine soon made it a marvelous location for friends and family to come together and celebrate weddings. Their dedicated Red Room Event Space is a premier venue that is modern but with mid-century touches. Experts at The Mark design and execute weddings that reflect what the bride and groom want while also being stress-free; in addition to in-house catering, a full bar, and stunning cakes, The Mark is also able to arrange fresh floral arrangements, photographers, and anything else needed to make your wedding as minimal or as lavish as you’d like. More weekend getaways from Seattle
407/ 409 Columbia Street SW, Olympia, WA, 98502, Phone: 360-754-4414
11. Rein Fire Ranch
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Less than an hour away from Downtown Seattle, Rein Fire Ranch is a serene wedding venue nestled in the heart of Sugarloaf Mountain Valley. Couples who want a beautiful backdrop to stage a ceremony and reception on their own will love everything the ranch has to offer, and those who’d rather have a full-service team take care of all the details can rest assured that the experts at Rein Fire will handle it. The rustic country setting spans over 10 acres and has many unique features the bride and groom can utilize, such as a cocktail cabana for intimate parties, an outdoor reception around the bonfire pit, or a romantic ceremony under the pavilion surrounded by rolling meadows.
27615 340th Ave SE, Ravensdale, WA 98051, Phone: 360-886-5102
12. South Sound Manor
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The versatile wedding spaces offered by South Sound Manor make it a great choice for brides who want a flexible venue that will help put together the wedding of their dreams. Couples can choose from the McElroy Room, which offers a lot of space for dancing, the Logan Room. which comes with a large stage area, or the outdoor reception area and patio, which has a built-in arbor and is perfect for outdoor ceremonies and receptions. Larger events, or couples who want exclusivity, can rent the full building and get access to all the rooms and outdoor spaces as well as the foyer, full commercial kitchen, bridal suite, and much more.
455 North Street SE, Turnwater, WA 98501, Phone: 360-236-0395
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13. The Albee's Garden Parties
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Owned and managed by Marty and Bob Aldee, the Albee’s Garden Parties have shared their immaculate estate with couples from all over world for over 15 years. Hosting a wedding ceremony and reception at the garden feels more like a family event, as the loving couple helps you with all the details. DIY weddings are encouraged at Albee’s Garden, and there’s even a complementary workshop held every spring to aid couples in creating unique decor that reflects who they are. Various amenities are included in the rental, such as a dance floor, sound system, garden kitchen, and separate wings for the bride and groom to get ready.
4127 20th Lane NW, Olympia, WA 98502, Phone: 360-866-4683
14. The Edgewater House
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The Edgewater House is a private waterfront wedding and event venue off of Gig Harbor, Washington. The premier wedding destinations lets couples have a beach wedding experience filled with luxury and elegance. Everyone, especially the bride and groom, will feel like royalty when they step into the luxurious private beach, which is remote and hidden away from the hustle and bustle of the city. The dreamy landscape is perfect for small gatherings with close family and friends or a festive celebration with over 200 people. Focusing on unparalleled style and privacy, events at the Edgewater House are nothing short of stunning.
11967 Luna Vista Ave SE, Olalla, WA 98359, Phone: 253-549-5916
15. The Empress Estate
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The Empress Estate’s Woodland Chateau Event Center offers a romantic fairytale setting for wedding ceremonies and receptions. The venue is surrounded by breathtaking gardens, magical woodlands, and views of Lewis River and the valleys beside it. The private setting is exclusively reserved for the bride, groom, and their guests on the day of the wedding. Everything from the delicious culinary concoctions to the decor are perfected to the requirements of the couple. There are many wedding packages available, from an elopement package with overnight accommodation in the honeymoon suite to all-inclusive venue rentals with professional servers, bussers, bartenders, and other staff.
460 Empress Lane, Woodland, WA 98674, Phone: 360-225-5555
16. The Foundry by Herban Feast
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Named after its origin as a copper and steel manufacturing and fabrication plant, the Foundry by Herban Feast is one of Seattle’s finest wedding ceremony and reception venues. The distinguished space is historical, contemporary, and distinct, and can comfortably accommodate intimate gatherings of 25 people or lavish celebrations with up to 200 people for a seated dinner; cocktail-style receptions can have 500 guests. The five customizable spaces can be used individually or combined, depending on the number of people attending. Amenities and services include the use of tables, chairs, china, glassware, lounge furniture, and much more. The Foundry also offers delicious cuisine created by Herban Feast.
4136 First Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98134, Phone: 206-932-4717
17. The Heritage Room
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Located in downtown Olympia, the Heritage Room is a wonderful wedding venue complete with complimentary wedding planning, excellent catering and bar options, free Wi-Fi, reserved parking, and many more services and amenities that seamlessly bring together all the details of your big day. Your guests will love the excellent cuisine, stunning reception, and outstanding service that they receive at the Heritage Room. The modern event venue is beautiful just as it is, but couples can choose to personalize the space with outside decorators and other event partners. The professional staff will execute everything perfectly so that the only thing you have to worry about is enjoying yourself.
604 Water Street SW, Olympia, WA 98501, Phone: 360-943-9494
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18. The Pine Room
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The Pine Room is a private multi-dimensional space for couples looking to get married in Tacoma, Washington. With design formulated by Seattle’s renowned Catch Design Studio, the venue has two spaces to choose from, whether it’s a casual event or a sophisticated affair. Perks include a fully customized menu by the award-winning kitchen staff, all-inclusive party planning services, audiovisual equipment, rooftop seating, and valet parking. The newly renovated wedding venue can make all your wedding dreams come true, no matter how simple or detailed you want it. The customizable space can be made even better with choice decor, linens, centerpieces, and much more. More day trips from Tacoma
2811 6th Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98406, Phone: 253-254-0560
19. The Rainier Club
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A private club that is one of the city’s best kept secrets, the Rainier Club is an iconic treasure that stands in the heart of downtown Seattle. Brides and grooms who are looking for a classic wedding venue that is elegant, luxurious, and refined will find just the space they want at the club. There’s something almost fairytale-like about the venue, with brides walking down the elegant staircase as the grand crystal chandeliers reflect light off the gold-leafed ceilings. Couples can decide to have a simple exchange of vows or a regal grand celebration with all their loved ones. No matter how you decide to celebrate your wedding at the Rainier Club, one thing for certain is that it will be memorable.
820 4th Ave. Seattle, WA 98104, Phone: 206-296-6848
20. Tin Roof Barn
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Exactly as the name states, Tin Roof Barn is indeed a barn with a tin roof, but it is so much more when it comes to beauty, charm, and the choice of an authentic country-style wedding celebration. The rustic-chic venue dates to 1909 and can entertain ceremonies and receptions of any kind in uniquely breathtaking locations. Spaces include the tin roof barn with chandeliers, expansive ceilings, and a view of the apple orchard, the arbor, which comprises gorgeous worn-down wood and beautiful vines and flowers, and the new barn, which is an open-air space that’s great for couples who want a combination of indoor and outdoor spaces for their celebration.
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984 Hwy 141, White Salmon, WA, Phone: 541-371-2276
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Located in the heart of Seattle’s Industrial District, WithinSodo is an outdoor wedding venue that is minimal and adaptable and makes the best use of the naturally beautiful surroundings. The 3,000-square-foot rooftop deck can be used for indoor and outdoor celebrations, though its outdoor area is what is truly breathtaking. For seated dinners, WithinSodo can accommodate 300 people; cocktail-style receptions can hold up to 500 people. The versatile venue has so much character and charm that couples will find it extremely easy to adjust it, if at all, to make their wedding dreams a reality. Other features and amenities include a fireplace, satellite bar with audio and video, and breathtaking views of downtown Seattle.
2916 Utah Ave S, Seattle, WA 98134, Phone: 206-583-7186
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