From Bay to Sound: 8 Stunning Seattle Waterfront Wedding Venues

Seattle is famous for many things—the Space Needle, coffee (Starbucks originated here!), the movie Sleepless in Seattle, and Pike Place Market to name a few. But this vibrant port city is also a watery wonderland, with up-close views of Puget Sound, Elliott Bay, and Lake Washington. If you’d like some gorgeous liquid scenery to be part of your celebration, check out these popular Seattle waterfront wedding venues.


Canlis

Seattle, WA

Fab Features: renowned waterfront restaurant • 3 private rooms boast floor-to-ceiling windows framing sweeping views of Seattle, Lake Union, and the Cascade Mountains • their wine list is one of the best in the world

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

MV Skansonia

Seattle, WA

Fab Features: ceremonies held on the bow of the ferry with panoramic views of the Seattle skyline • elegantly appointed with classic nautical décor, vintage details, and a covered promenade • delectable menus from Landmark Event Catering made with fresh, seasonal ingredients

Catering: In-house, Preferred list
Price: $ • $$

Kitsap Conference Center

Bremerton, Washington

Fab Features: waterfront location on Bremerton Harbor with arrivals by ferry across Puget Sound • expert staff happily cater to every desire and are experienced with various cultural traditions • striking event sites offer sculptures, mountain and inlet views, and more!

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Lake Wilderness Lodge

Maple Valley, WA

Fab Features: 1950s-era historic lodge with all-day access to its multiple spaces • alfresco ceremonies on the deck, patio, or lakeside lawn • large windows on three floors frame expansive views of Lake Wilderness and Mount Rainier

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$

Bell Harbor International Conference Center

Seattle, Washington

Fab Features: 180-degree panoramic views of the Olympic Mountains, Mt. Rainier, Elliott Bay and the Seattle skyline • The Rooftop Plaza, Outdoor Terrace and wraparound decks overlook the water • Harbor Room receptions enjoy Puget Sound vistas

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

The Edgewater Hotel

Seattle, Washington

Fab Features: Pacific Northwest lodge-style venue • views from the Olympic Ballroom and Terrace Room & Deck include Elliott Bay, the Olympic Mountains, the Puget Sound Islands, and the Seattle skyline • wedding packages include overnight accommodations for the newlyweds

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Seattle Aquarium

Seattle, WA

Fab Features: live fish provide an ever-changing reception backdrop • outdoor ceremonies are blessed with both Elliot Bay and Seattle skyline views • you can include a Sea Otter feeding during your event

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

The Woodmark Hotel

Kirkland, WA

Fab Features: all of their wedding venues have terrific lakefront views • a canopied tent and outdoor veranda host al fresco events • packages include a complimentary, lakefront wedding-night guest room for the newlyweds

Catering: In-house
Price: $$$

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