You Need to See These 15 Wedding Venues in Washington State

Tie the knot in the Evergreen State.
Heather Bien - The Knot Contributor.
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Heather Bien
Heather Bien - The Knot Contributor.
Heather Bien
The Knot Contributor
  • Heather contributes wedding, honeymoon, travel and relationship content for The Knot and WeddingWire.
  • Heather also writes for publications including Apartment Therapy, StyleBlueprint, MyDomaine, HelloGiggles and The Everygirl.
  • She holds a degree in Art History and Architectural History from the University of Virginia.
Updated Apr 26, 2024

The range of wedding venues in Washington includes enchanted forest destinations, jaw-dropping mountain views and even an airplane hangar. Whether Washington is your home state or you've simply fallen in love with the idea of a Pacific Northwest destination wedding, there's no shortage of stunning venues where you can say "I do."

Bringing your guests to the Evergreen State means getting the best of both urban and rural destinations. Explore iconic cities like Seattle or escape out to wine country in the Walla Walla Valley or Yakima Valley. There's outdoor adventure to be found in the shadows of Mount Rainier or Mount Olympus and nothing beats the magic of the Pacific Northwest forests.

Ready to plan your Washington wedding? Scroll through the hundreds of Washington State wedding venues, make a plan for your venue visits, decide if a venue is right for you, pick a bridal shower or rehearsal dinner spot and then start planning your wonderful Washington wedding.

Lotte Hotel Seattle in Seattle, Washington

Located right in the heart of downtown, one of the most stunning Seattle wedding venues, Lotte Hotel Seattle, was originally designed by French industrial designer, Philippe Starck. Now listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Lotte Hotel Seattle has 22,000 square feet of event space, including the Sanctuary Grand Ballroom. This elegant venue lends itself to dramatic events with breathtaking florals and elevated decor. The Beaux-Art style ballroom had a previous life as a church and its memory remains the 1908 stained glass windows, carved woodwork and full-wall pipe organ. While there are spaces throughout the hotel to accommodate gatherings of all sizes, the ballroom can fit up to 800 guests.

The Robinswood House in Bellevue, Washington

Located on an 1895 pioneer estate with idyllic gardens and towering trees, Robinswood House is a Bellevue wedding venue that bridges elegance with rustic. Imagine magical photos walking through the grounds or gathering your nearest and dearest under the stars. There are two buildings—an 1884 log cabin and the 1895 Main House—each with original details, including fireplaces, wood floors and charming paned windows. Host up to 200 guests in the English Garden or celebrate with a smaller group on the South Patio.

Sugar Pine Barn at Tucannon Cellars in Benton City, Washington

Sugar Pine Barn at Tucannon Cellars is a beautiful countryside wedding reception venue in Washington that combines affordability with a location between the Red Mountain AVA and the Yakima River. The landscape does the heavy lifting with the stunning Pacific Northwest landscape surrounding you at every turn. There are vineyards, cherry orchards and, of course, the lush forests that define the Evergreen State. You can make the 4,800 square-foot barn your own with florals and decor, and dance the night away with up to 225 guests while sipping on wine from Tucannon Cellars.

Thornewood Castle Inn & Gardens in Lakewood, Washington

If your idea of dream wedding photos includes standing outside a modern-day castle, then the Thornewood Castle Inn & Gardens is a gorgeous Tacoma wedding venue that should be on your list. This sprawling 1908 estate was originally built as a single-family residence and during its lifetime has entertained Presidents including William Howard Taft and Theodore Roosevelt. Today, in its second life as a Washington wedding venue, guests can stroll through the gardens, celebrate on the lawn and even stay on the property.

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Fremont Foundry in Seattle, Washington

The Fremont Foundry can accommodate weddings of up to 850 in its industrial chic space. It is also an excellent small wedding venue in Seattle where you can celebrate on the rooftop terrace and in the penthouse. From its past life as an artists' commune to the hand-painted mural of Seattle's official bird, The Great Blue Heron, to the buzzy urban setting, this is one of the coolest places to say "I do" in the Emerald City. And don't miss those rooftop views that will make for wedding photos you'll never forget.

Tin Roof Barn in White Salmon, Washington

Tin Roof Barn is one of the most sophisticated, warm wedding venues in Washington. With several event spaces, including an open-air pavilion, rustic barn, patio and meadow, create a wedding day that feels authentic to you two as a couple. The decor lends itself toward moody, vintage and bohemian looks with mismatched chairs, vintage furnishings and stylish details. Tin Roof Barn can accommodate up to 190 guests, but it's also designed to host intimate celebrations of 50 of your friends and family.

Chelan Lookout in Chelan, Washington

A waterfront view makes Chelan Lookout one of the most stunning wedding venues in Tri-Cities, Washington. Couples say their vows with the expansive view of Lake Chelan and the mountains just beyond them. It's a place that feels both sophisticated and as if you're completely surrounded by nature. If you're hosting a wedding where friends and family are coming in from out of town, then Chelan Lookout has everything you need with multiple vacation rentals and resort features including pools, hot tubs, sports courts, trails and more.

Freestone Inn in Mazama, Washington

If the very top of your must-have list for your wedding includes being away with your loved ones in nature, then Freestone Inn could be your dream Washington wedding venue. A circa 1940s ranch grew into a cabin resort community that is completely secluded from the hustle and bustle of any big city—you're two hours from the closest airport. But you're surrounded by incredible mountain views, wildlife and a place where you and your closest friends and family can celebrate your love. There are 19 cabins, each with a gas fireplace, and skiing adjacent to the property for those who want a true outdoor getaway.

Novelty Hill - Januik Winery in Woodinville, Washington

Novelty Hill - Januik Winery is a modern and unique wedding venue near Arlington, Washington. With striking, minimalist-inspired indoor and outdoor spaces, this Washington State wedding venue resembles an art museum as much as it does a winery. They specialize in farm-to-table cuisine and award-winning wines, making it a perfect destination for a couple who wants to treat their guests to a memorable culinary experience. Up to 100 guests can celebrate with you at Novelty Hill - Januik Winery.

Winding Path Gardens in Arlington, Washington

Plan an absolutely magical celebration at Winding Path Gardens for up to 200 guests. These lush gardens have an enchanted feel, from the charming bridge to the refreshing waterfall to the impeccably landscaped English gardens and gazebo. This is the dream wedding venue in Washington for a couple looking for a stunning and serene outdoor celebration where your memories will be as gorgeous as your photos.

Lairmont Manor in Bellingham, Washington

Lairmont Manor is one of the most timeless and luxurious wedding venues in Bellingham, Washington. This Italian Renaissance mansion estate dates back to 1914 and its interior is as elegant as its exterior. Host both intimate celebrations and soirees for up to 200 guests on the grounds. The opulent spaces lend themselves to summer, spring, fall and winter weddings. Want a wedding that feels perfectly suited to this stunning space? China, flatware and decor are all available to rent through the events team.

The Emerald Forest in Redmond, Washington

For a surreal forest wedding, The Emerald Forest is one of the most enchanting settings to say "I do." It's absolutely serene in the middle of the woods, celebrating with your nearest and dearest. Trade in a ballroom for the mossy forest floor and floor-to-ceiling windows for towering trees. A rustic altar can be set up in the middle of the woods, giving you a magical, movie-like experience. Want the wedding to stretch late into the evening? Gather your guests around the campfire and relive the memories moments after they've happened.

Sleeping Lady Mountain Resort in Leavenworth, Washington

Take in the views of the Cascade Mountains from Sleeping Lady Mountain Resort, where couples can say their vows right on the banks of Icicle Creek. This wedding venue in Leavenworth, Washington is the perfect place to kick off your married life with your closest friends and family in a small celebration or gather up to 165 guests for a larger fete in the forest. Sleeping Lady Mountain Resort is also known for its food, with ingredients coming straight from its organic garden.

Terra Valley Farms in Monroe, Washington

Terra Valley Farms is a wedding venue in Snohomish, Washington that blends the rustic and modern. Located in the Tualco Valley, Terra Valley Farms is only a quick drive from Seattle, making it an easy destination for out-of-town guests. The ceremony garden is the perfect nature-filled Pacific Northwest backdrop for saying your vows, while the reception pavilion features sweeping wood architecture. After dancing the night away, gather your guests by the fire pit for s'mores to close out the night.

Hangar 51 Event Center in Olympia, Washington

For an unconventional wedding venue in Olympia, Washington, Hangar 51 Event Center will fly above the rest. Arrive by helicopter, then have a unique and modern wedding within the soaring and minimalist space. Want to level up the experience? You can even offer helicopter rides throughout the reception to guests. This is a one-of-a-kind wedding venue for a couple that is passionate about aviation and ready to celebrate with 100 of their closest friends.

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