Steamer Virginia V Foundation Historic Ships Wharf, Lake Union Park, Seattle • Seattle • WA 98109


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PRICES: What's this going to cost?

Rental Fee
  • $1,000/event and up
  • Rental fee varies depending on:
    • Event duration
    • Type of event
    • Complexity of event, including guest pickup & drop-off

  • Dockside weddings start at $1,000 for two hours.

    Charter excursions start at $5,900 and include 3 hours underway (and 30 minutes for passengers to board), complimentary setup & cleanup time, and a short ceremony rehearsal on board.


Indoors Outdoors
Ceremony Seated 85 25
Cocktails, etc. Standing 90 130
Reception Seated 85 0
Meetings Total meeting capacity for this venue is 85.

Please note: outdoor ceremonies max capacity (85) combines seated & standing spaces.

Venue Details

Site Uses

  • Ceremony
  • Outdoor Ceremony
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Outdoor Reception
  • Small Wedding
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Special Events / Parties
  • Business Functions / Meetings

Essential Info


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All caterers must be cleared by the venue and participate in orientation on the ship.



Alcohol must be provided and served by your licensed caterer.

Amplified Music

Some restrictions

Wheelchair Access

Not wheelchair accessible


Late April–December.

Venue Type

Buildings & other settings available:

  • Ship / Yacht / Boat
  • Beach / Ocean
  • Non-Profit
  • Unique

Venue Views

Peep the views you’ll enjoy from this venue!

  • Cityscape
  • Ocean / Bay
  • Panoramic


But take note of the following limitations!

The venue does not currently require guests to provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination or wear masks. Health and safety policies will be updated according to local and regional public health guidelines.


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