Finding the right Seattle wedding venue

the list of the best Seattle wedding venues

Welcome to my list of the top 17 Seattle Wedding Venues. Seattle is one of the most versatile cities to get married in that I have experienced. Having traveled to weddings all over the country, few cities beat its ability to offer exactly what you need. Industrial intimate spaces? Lush open grassy mountain views? Seattle can do it all.

Seattle Outdoor Wedding Venues

MV Skansonia

One of the most unique venues in all of Seattle is the MV Skansonia. Up in the Docks located in the U District on Lake Union is this permanently docked old ferry that was build in 1929 and retains all of that old school charm. The view is one of the best you can get on Lake Union with a sweeping cityscape behind you during your ceremony. One of the many great venues owned by Landmark Events.

MV Skansonia Website
205 NE Northlake Way #6855, Seattle, WA 98105

Kingston House

Alright alright I already hear the rebuttal “this isn’t in Seattle”. Yes, however I think the Kingston House deserves a place on this list! I actually grew up right down the street from this amazing wedding venue, back home in Kingston. They have the most amazing lavender fields in the summer time when they’re in bloom. And have quite a few amazing views for you to pick from for backdrops during the ceremony. You and your wedding party can also stay at the Kingston house leading up to the wedding, which is a great bit of added fun in your wedding days leading up to. This one has a special place in my heart.

Kingston House Website
25300 Miller Bay Road NE, Kingston WA

Fox Hollow Farm

Another venue that’s owned and operated by Landmark Events. This place is a magical experience the first time you enter. You’re treated by a large, modern home located right next to a calming creek which is a beautiful addition to your ceremony or cocktail hour. The space is much larger than you might first assume, but this is the venue that also supports their farm-to-fork catering mindset! and the food is always delicious, trust me. a Short 30 minute drive ti Issaquah is worth it for this spectacular venue.

Fox Hollow Farm Website
12123 Issaquah-Hobart Road Southeast, Issaquah, WA

Crystal Mountain Resort

Now this is a special one for me. As a longtime Snowboarder I have spent quite a few of my weekends at crystal. But did you know they also have weddings? now you do! If you were looking for the best view of the mountains you could possibly imagine, this might take the cake. Your guests will have a view of the mountains on their gondola ride up to the top, where you will have Mount Rainer right behind you while you tell your boo how much they mean to you. If you want the feeling of an adventurous outdoor wedding without putting too much on your guests for their wedding, this is the spot I would absolutely lean towards.

Crystal Mountain Website
33914 Crystal Mountain Blvd.
Crystal Mountain, WA

JM Cellars

Wine lovers, rejoice! Surrounded by nature’s beauty, say “I do” amidst towering trees and lush greenery at JM Cellars. With its wonderful green surroundings and a lovely area for your big dinner, toasts, and dance, this venue is hard to beat. Having spent plenty of time shooting weddings here, I can vouch for its top-notch food and enchanting forest ambiance, which guests always love. For a low-key, high-end experience in the heart of Woodinville Wine Country, JM Cellars is worth your time.

JM Cellars Website
14404 137th Pl NE, Woodinville, WA

Olympic Sculpture Park

Olympic Sculpture Park is a personal favorite and an amazing choice for an outdoor wedding venue. With its stunning views of the Puget Sound and iconic sculptures, this venue offers a unique and artistic backdrop for your ceremony. After exchanging vows outdoors, you can move to their fantastic indoor reception space, which combines modern elegance with beautiful waterfront views. Perfect for couples who appreciate art and nature, Olympic Sculpture Park provides an unforgettable setting for your big day.

Olympic Sculpture Park Website
2901 Western Ave, Seattle, WA

IslandWood

For a magical outdoor wedding, IslandWood on Bainbridge Island is an incredible choice. A short ferry ride from Seattle, this stunning venue is surrounded by lush forests, serene ponds, and beautiful meadows, offering a natural, enchanting backdrop for your special day. Perfect for couples who love the great outdoors, IslandWood provides a unique, eco-friendly setting where you can celebrate your love amidst the beauty of nature.

Islandwood Website
4450 Blakely Ave NE, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

Seattle Indoor Wedding Venues

Block 41

Get ready to fall in love with Block 41, an incredible indoor wedding venue in the heart of Seattle. This chic, industrial space boasts exposed brick walls, high ceilings, and modern amenities that make it perfect for couples who want a trendy, urban vibe. With flexible spaces and a cool, contemporary feel, Block 41 is the ideal spot to celebrate your big day in style. Embrace your unique flair and make unforgettable memories in this stunning setting.

Block 41 Website
115 Bell Street, Seattle WA

Sodo Park

Sodo Park is where rustic charm meets urban elegance for your indoor wedding. This historic venue features soaring ceilings, wooden beams, and an open floor plan that lets your creativity run wild. Perfect for couples looking to blend vintage charm with modern touches, Sodo Park offers a warm and inviting atmosphere that will make your celebration truly special. Say “I do” in a space that feels both cozy and grand..

Sodo Park Website
3200 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98134

Kiana Lodge

Just right down the road from my home I grew up in, located on tribal land in Suquamish is Kiana Lodge. A hidden gem for indoor weddings, offering a cozy yet spacious setting surrounded by natural beauty. This lodge combines rustic elegance with a touch of the Pacific Northwest, featuring beautiful wooden interiors and stunning views. Ideal for couples who love a bit of nature mixed with indoor comfort, Kiana Lodge promises a wedding day that feels both intimate and grand. Celebrate your love in a venue that’s as unique as you are.

Kiana Lodge Website
14976 Sandy Hook Rd NE, Poulsbo, WA 98370

The Rainier Club

Step into sophistication at The Rainier Club, a timeless venue perfect for an indoor wedding. With its elegant ballrooms, classic architecture, and luxurious decor, this club offers a refined backdrop for your special day. Ideal for couples who appreciate tradition and class, The Rainier Club ensures an unforgettable wedding experience. Celebrate in a space where historic charm meets modern elegance.

Rainier Club Website
820 4th Ave, Seattle, WA 98104

Thornewood Castle

Experience the magic of a fairytale wedding at Thornewood Castle, an enchanting indoor venue. This historic castle offers stunning architecture, antique furnishings, and a sense of grandeur that will make your wedding feel like a royal affair. Perfect for couples dreaming of a romantic, storybook setting, Thornewood Castle provides a unique and unforgettable backdrop for your big day. Make your fairytale wedding come to life in this extraordinary venue.

Thornewood Castle Website
8601 N Thorne Ln SW, Lakewood, WA 98498

Willows Lodge

Willows Lodge offers a perfect blend of rustic charm and modern luxury for your indoor wedding. Nestled in the heart of wine country, this lodge features cozy interiors, beautiful wooden beams, and a warm, inviting atmosphere. Ideal for couples who want a relaxed yet elegant celebration, Willows Lodge provides a stunning setting where you can be yourselves and enjoy every moment. Celebrate your love in a place that feels like home.

Willows Lodge Website
14580 NE 145th St, Woodinville, WA 98072

Small Seattle Wedding Venues

The Ruins

A stunning little spot located right up the street from Seattle Center, the Ruins is one of the coolest local venues you can have for a small ceremony. Its got views which and every way that can give you several different options for you non-traditional wedding, micro wedding, or elopement. Call me bias, but I love anything that gives a little alternative flair, and this place has it. Definitely a bucket list venue for me as a photographer.

The Ruins Website
570 Roy St. Seattle, WA

Lakewood Gardens

Check out Lakewood Gardens, the ultimate spot for weddings and micro weddings in Washington. This place is freaking gorgeous, with stunning gardens and top-notch service. If you’re hunting for the best places to get married, look no further. Whether you’re planning a big bash or a cozy micro wedding, Lakewood Gardens has got you covered. Get hitched in style, be yourselves, and make some damn awesome memories. Come see why everyone raves about tying the knot here!

Lakewood Gardens Website
12317 Gravelly Lake Drive Southwest, Lakewood, WA

Edgewater Hotel

The Edgewater Hotel is a fantastic spot for a micro wedding, offering stunning waterfront views and cozy elegance. You might have seen their bigger upstairs “Olympic Ballroom” ceremony space. But they also have a smaller, intimate room called “Forest Room” just off their restaurant that can be great for a smaller, more intimate celebration in downtown Seattle. With its chic decor and breathtaking backdrop of Elliott Bay, the Edgewater Hotel ensures a memorable celebration tailored to your style.

Edgewater Hotel Website
2411 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98121

Sole Repair Shop

For a truly unique micro wedding, check out Sole Repair Shop, a hip venue with a cool, industrial vibe. Located in Capitol Hill, this former shoe repair shop features exposed brick walls, high ceilings, and an open layout that’s perfect for a personalized celebration. Ideal for couples looking for a trendy, urban setting, Sole Repair Shop offers a relaxed yet stylish atmosphere where you can create unforgettable memories with your closest friends and family.

Sole Repair Shop Website
1001 E Pike St, Seattle, WA 98122

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