Keeping It Cozy: 9 Small Seattle Venues Ideal for Your Intimate Wedding

Planning a small wedding? You can still make a big impression. Here are some of Seattle’s most interesting wedding venues for an intimate celebration.

Hotel Sorrento
  • Location: 900 Madison Street, Seattle WA
  • Style: Vintage glam
  • Fab Feature: Their knockout rooftop venue provides breathtaking panoramas of Seattle. This unique luxury setting offers an incredibly exciting and romantic backdrop for both your ceremony and reception, with movie magic sunsets and sparkling city lights.
  • Event Space Highlight: Top of the Town, the hotel's elegant ballroom, features a 15-foot cathedral ceiling and large windows overlooking the city and water, while the chic Penthouse, which boasts a wood-burning fireplace and outdoor terrace, has views of downtown and the skyline.
  • Wedding Package Perks: A complimentary night in their one-of-a-kind bridal suite!
  • Catering: Provided in-house.

Hotel Sorrento

Hotel Sorrento


Tibbetts Creek Manor
  • Location: 750 17th Avenue NW, Issaquah WA
  • Style: Picturesque country home and grounds
  • Fab Feature: The manor house sits on three creekside acres, so the setting is serene and private.
  • Event Space Highlights: Outdoor ceremonies take place on an expansive lawn, followed by a reception on the adjacent white-tented deck or in the house itself. Trees and flowers abound!
  • Notable Amenity: There’s complimentary parking for 75 cars in lots on the premises, as well as a park n’ ride one block away.
  • Catering: Select from list or bring your own. Must be licensed.

Tibbetts Creek Manor

Tibbetts Creek Manor


Utina Wardroom
  • Location: 509 Dexter Avenue North, Seattle WA
  • Style: Industrial-chic
  • Interesting Tidbit: The venue is named for the U.S.S. Utina (pronounced “You-tina”), once the smallest ship in the navy. She served as a salvage ship and training post for deep-sea naval divers.
  • Event Space Highlights: The climate-controlled reception space is bright and airy, thanks to 16-foot floor-to-ceiling windows that line the front of the building and a large glass garage door that can be opened on summer days. Pristine, off-white walls and a polished black concrete floor provide a neutral backdrop for your event theme and décor.
  • Notable Amenities: Rental of the venue includes a sound system, lounge furniture, buffet tables, 4 bars, and 45 Herman Miller chairs.
  • Catering: Provided in-house.

Utina Wardroom


Willows Lodge
  • Location: 14580 NE 145th Street, Woodinville WA
  • Style: Romantic wine country lodge and grounds
  • Interesting Tidbit: Sustainability is a top priority here—the front doors are made from old wine casks; the main structure of the Lodge is built with recycled 100-year-old Douglas fir timbers; and even the guest room tables are recycled slate pool table tops from old bars.
  • Event Space Highlights: Located along the Sammamish River, the Lodge presides over five acres of lushly landscaped grounds that include a gazebo surrounded by a fragrant herb garden. Indoor banquet spaces are filled with natural light flowing through large picture windows that frame views of the gardens and adjoining patios.
  • Notable Services: The catering team will customize your culinary experience, whether it’s a private wine tasting of select Washington wines, a casual barbecue, or a formal sit-down dinner.
  • Catering: Provided in-house.

Willows Lodge

Willows Lodge


Pan Pacific Hotel Seattle
  • Location: 2125 Terry Avenue, Seattle WA
  • Style: Contemporary 4-star luxury
  • Fab Feature: You can bring your dog! This pet-friendly hotel provides a complimentary dog walk, customized doggy dining table, plush bed, gourmet treats from the Scraps Dog Bakery, and more.
  • Event Space Highlights: The swanky Lakefront Ballroom, with its rich zebra wood detailing, opens onto an outdoor terrace overlooking spectacular views of the Space Needle and the city. Cocktail receptions are often held on The Terrace, a garden patio that also affords Space Needle and Seattle skyline vistas.
  • Notable Services: The Vida Spa offers treatments based on the ancient Indian healing system, Ayurveda. You can opt for your own personalized spa package, couple treatments, or even a package designed specifically for your event.
  • Catering: Provided in-house.

Pan Pacific Hotel Seattle

Pan Pacific Hotel Seattle


Palisade Restaurant
  • Location: 2601 West Marina Place, Seattle WA
  • Style: Modern, inviting waterfront restaurant
  • Fab Feature: You have to try their specialty drinks and raw bar! Their cuisine is palate-pleasing, too, incorporating fresh, locally sourced ingredients with a focus on seafood and steaks.
  • Event Space Highlights: Ceremonies and cocktail receptions on the Courtyard Terrace come with views of the yachts and fishing boats plying the Smith Cover Waterway. From the Orchid Room, you enjoy even more vistas that sweep from the downtown skyline to Bainbridge Island and Mt. Rainier. The Alani Room opens onto its own patio, where you can savor the sea air and starry night sky.
  • Wedding Package Perks: All dinner wedding packages include a signature cocktail, wedding cake and sparkling wine toast along with your meal. Custom menus are also available. Parking (in the large lot) and valet service are complimentary for wedding guests.
  • Catering: Provided in-house.

Palisade Restaurant

Palisade Restaurant


The College Club
  • Location: 11 East Allision Street, Seattle WA
  • Style: Warm, contemporary boathouse and dock
  • Fab Feature: You can arrive by boat or seaplane to really make a splash!
  • Event Space Highlights: The floating dock, with its Seattle skyline backdrop, is a refreshing place for a ceremony. Inside the banquet room, a blazing rock fireplace, built-in bar, and soft lighting will make you feel right at home.
  • Notable Amenities: They’re happy to provide an HD projector and screen, bar service, and a ceremony arch.
  • Catering: Select from list.

The College Club

The College Club


Stimson-Green Mansion
  • Location: 1204 Minor Avenue, Seattle WA
  • Style: Historic, English Tudor Revival-style mansion
  • Interesting Tidbit and Fab Feature: The 1901 landmark is an impressive example of “eclectic” architecture. Each room reflects a different architectural style, from the Romanesque front entry hall and French Empire reception room to the Gothic-inspired library and the Moorish-style Turkish Room.
  • Event Space Highlights: You can have a literary wedding in the library or a cocktail hour on the veranda. As you stroll through the house, you’ll find an abundance of rich, wood detailing; beautiful leaded-glass windows; vintage fixtures; working fireplaces; and unique antiquities.
  • Notable Services: In addition to helping you create a custom menu, Kaspar Catering’s event specialists will assist in planning your entire wedding, including having an event manager on site during your celebration.
  • Catering: Provided exclusively by Kaspars Special Events & Catering.

Stimson-Green Mansion

Stimson-Green Mansion


Asian Art Museum
  • Location: 1400 East Prospect Street, Seattle WA
  • Style: Art Deco
  • Fab Feature: The museum is designed with luxurious touches throughout—even the stylized air grills, light fixtures, clocks, and doors are objects d’art.
  • Event Space Highlights: This historic Art Deco building showcases world-renowned Asian art and a wealth of architectural details. The main event space has a high, luminous ceiling that bathes the room in natural light. Warm, stone walls add a dignified elegance.
  • Notable Services: TASTE Events specializes in customized, made-from-scratch menus based on the freshest locally grown seasonal ingredients.
  • Catering: Provided exclusively by TASTE Events.

Asian Art Museum

Asian Art Museum



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