There are as many choices for beautiful indoor and outdoor wedding sites as there are sunsets in the islands. Whether you envision a grand event for 500 at a waterfront resort with a candle-lit dinner and jazz band, or an intimate sunset affair on the beach with a feast of fresh local clams and oysters, you’ll find it in our venue listings.
Choose from a chapel in a vineyard at harvest time, a lakeside resort in the woods, a classic historic yacht, a beachfront vacation rental home and many other venues, large and small.
Each island venue has a range of services, from full wedding planning services to gentle do-it-yourself guidance, from high-end catering at one of the island hotels, to intimate farm-to-table dinners picked right from the garden.
Many venues are available year round, and will help you envision and plan the perfect spring, fall or winter wedding, anniversary or renewal of your vows.
Our stylish Friday Harbor hotel is perfect for you, your fiancé and up to 35 of the people you really want to INNvite. Our esthetic event space connects to an open patio with a view that makes the mainland shudder. Plus, we’ve got rooftop decks that make for an unforgettable ceremony.
Your wedding is the perfect excuse not to get back to reality, so stay a while. There's plenty to do, or, not do.
Deck us out as formal or as fun as you'd like. We're sort of your blank canvas.
The cost? Less than you think, especially if you cash INN on the easy season. [more...]
Overlooking the Orcas Island ferry landing, the historic 1904 Orcas Hotel is an ideal spot for destination weddings.The Hotel's restaurant, cafe, and lobby areas can accommodate up to 180 guests, or you can enjoy your event under our large tent on the lawns. Ceremonies can take place on the porch, lawn or deck. The restaurant can take care of all your catering needs, and personalize a menu just for you.
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San Juan Golf and Country Club is the perfect place for banquets and weddings. The outstanding water views of the Bay, the clubhouse has that warm feeling of comfort, and the Golf Club staff
will enjoy making your affair the best it can be. With a moderate banquet fee, catering services are available, with great lunches or dinners prepared for your occasion. There is plenty of room onsite, so parking is not an issue for your guests.
The Harrison House Suites is perfectly suited to groups traveling together. The Inn, along with our neighbor property the Tucker House Inn, can accommodate upwards of 70 guests. Let us know the configuration of your party and we can help choose the perfect accommodations for your group.
The Harrison House Suite's location, steps from the Friday Harbor Ferry terminal is an ideal base. Guests can enjoy the island independently, then gather together in the evening at the Inn’s convenient location. Our concierge will help plan all aspects of your destination event. [more...]
The Bay Café provides a truly unique setting for private events and weddings, featuring waterfront views, a cozy fireplace and bayside patio. Available from late September through June for private events for up to 75 guests for a sit down affair or up to 100 people for a cocktail style reception. We specialize in creating custom menus based on your tastes, budget and the seasonal items available. [more...]
Rosario's romantic waterfront location on Orcas Island is the perfect setting to exchange your vows. You will experience one-of-a-kind ceremony and reception venues for events large and small. The magnificent Rosario Point Lawn is perfect for your outdoor wedding ceremony, with an incredible 360-degree view of sparkling Cascade Bay, forested hillsides and distant islands. It is one of the most serene, private and visually stunning outdoor ceremony locations in all of the Pacific Northwest. [more...]
At Pelindaba Lavender Farm, summer is the best time of year for outdoor weddings, when the lavender is in bloom. Specifically, mid-July to mid-August is the best time of year for the fields to be at their “peak of purpleness”. This working farm is particularly suited for more casual, country-style weddings. No indoor facilities are available. [more...]
Doe Bay Resort and Retreat is a hidden gem of a resort, situated on 38 acres of pristine waterfront on southeast tip of Orcas Island. With a wide range of accommodations including houses, cabins, yurts and campsites to suit the preferences of your guests. The onsite garden supplies beautiful organic produce for Doe Bay Café, which can cater your waterfront wedding for up to 200 guests. [more...]
The San Juan Island Yacht Club clubhouse is available to the public for events ranging from small meetings to elaborate receptions. The 3000-square-foot facility is located on the waterfront in the Port of Friday Harbor, and offers a large main room with a dramatic view of the harbor and ferry traffic. Also included is an adjacent bar area fully stocked with glassware and a commercial kitchen for your caterer’s needs.
If you are looking for a warm, welcoming, awe inspiring location for your wedding, consider Lopez Island Vineyard's secluded, lush, beautiful gardens. This site also offers an expansive view of the vineyards that are open to the western sky, with its long, lingering sunsets. [more...]
Roche Harbor Resort is uniquely set to cover most of your destination wedding needs, including pre-event and day-of-event management services; ceremony, reception and rehearsal dinner venues; and complete food and beverage catering. On the day of your event, our catering staff will set-up and breakdown all catering equipment so you and your guests can enjoy yourselves. We also offer in-room professional hair styling and make-up services so you can look your best. Roche Harbor Resort has numerous options for accommodations, so all your guests can stay onsite. [more...]
Rent a 4 acre waterfront estate for your wedding. Only you and your guests will be staying on the property. Enjoy the private beach, one acre lawn, overlooking the water, organic garden and farm. The property can be yours for the weekend, so start planning your rehearsal dinner, wedding, reception, beach picnic, barbecues, brunch, etc...Make your dreams come true! [more...]
Get married at the top of a lighthouse! This fully operational lighthouse, built in 1919 and located in Lime Kiln Point State Park, provides a beautiful and appropriate symbol of the new horizons ahead for the happy couple exchanging vows. The lighthouse is operated by Friends of Lime Kiln Society where all revenues contribute to the maintenance and support of the lighthouse and the park.
Interpretive Center hours are 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. daily (volunteer-staff dependent) from May 19th to September 16th. [more...]
San Juan Cruises offers three boats that are perfect for weddings and rehearsal dinners. With vessel capacities up to 149 people, helpful planning staff, captains and crew, and many dining and bar options, we offer a truly memorable experience. Have your event as we cruise amongst the island, or on a remote island such as Sucia Island. Departures are available from Bellingham, Friday Harbor, Rosario Resort or anywhere else in the San Juans. Photo: Ilya K Photography