The word is out. Seattle Parks and Recreation offers a variety of charming indoor and scenic outdoor settings for your one-of-a-kind celebration. From vistas and viewpoints to gardens, parks, community centers and historic buildings, Seattle Parks will be a beautiful part of your most memorable day.
Countless exceptional backdrops are available for your choosing. Lush northwest greenery and romantic gardens will surround your event in freshness and color. Beaches and bathhouses create a tranquil waterfront setting. Spacious parks with spectacular views capture the natural beauty of the region. And a variety of indoor spaces complete the picture of a truly unforgettable wedding experience.
With something for everyone, these unique venues are available year-round at an excellent value. Each offers the rich character of the northwest, with the flexibility to customize the location for your wedding.
Let us help you discover how to make Seattle Parks part of your special day. Visit our website www.seattle.gov/parks or call us at (206) 684-7254 for an indoor location or (206) 684-4081 for a beautiful outdoor park setting.
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Mount Baker Rowing and Sailing Center houses a beautiful boathouse venue on the shores of Lake Washington in Seattle’s charming Mount Baker neighborhood. The new contemporary upper-floor event space is bathed in natural light and accented with re-claimed hardwood finishes. A gas fireplace and vintage wooden racing shell create a warm, comfortable ambiance while two balconies showcase 180-degree panoramic views of Lake Washington and the Cascades.
The boathouse venue is 1,450 square feet and can accommodate 150 for a cocktail reception event, 120 for a seated presentation or 100 for seated dinner or wedding reception. A large 1,050 square foot balcony creates additional space for your event adding 25 guests to a reception and 30 for a seated dinner.
The venue is equipped with a large catering kitchen and A/V. A smaller room can be reserved for a bridal chamber during a wedding. For more details visit: www.mbrsc.org/Venue Amenities
Dakota Place, a charming and historic remodeled brick building, is located in West Seattle. Interior has hard wood flooring, architectural arch doorway. This newly remodeled venue is within walking distance of many shops, restaurants and activities along California Avenue.
A Dakota Place can accommodate up to 140 people for a seated dinner, up to 212 standing and has additional outdoor patio space available that can be tented or al-fresco.
Golden Gardens Bathhouse offers a spectacular waterfront location on Puget Sound for your wedding venue.
Visualize this scene for your ceremony, reception, seminar, or party: serene forested hillside to the east, and to the west, a beautiful sandy beach, sailboats on Puget Sound, and the sun setting over the Olympic Mountains-just 14 minutes from downtown Seattle!
The historic Golden Gardens Bathhouse, located just west of the Ballard neighborhood, was built in the 1930s and, thanks to the Pro Parks Levy approved by Seattle voters in 2000, renovated in 2004. Independent heating keeps the bathhouse warm in the winter, and cross ventilations keep it cool in the summer.
The Main Hall comfortably accommodates up to 140 seated guests, and can accommodate up to 295 for a standing room only event. The Main Hall features a cathedral ceiling with many skylights that flood the room with natural light.
Alki Beach Bathhouse is located along Alki Beach in West Seattle. The newly remodeled building offers an expansive view of Puget Sound and Olympics. The main hall accommodates up to 75 people for a seated dinner and 100 standing. The painting room can be added for additional space.
Pritchard Beach Bathhouse features a beautiful waterfront view of Lake Washington in a 19-acre natural retreat. The Main Hall is 1645 square feet and comfortably accommodates up to 80 guests.