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 self-catering farm accommodations are ideal for those looking to unwind in the independence and flexibility of a casual, private & quiet island experience. We share a colorful personality, authenticity, and originality that is the alternative to the institutional hotel, B&B and vacation rental. Come as you are and relax in a one of our unique offerings at Once in a Blue Moon Farm's Orcas Island farm stays. [more...]
Whether you are planning a wedding for 6 or 65, the Tucker House Inn is the perfect backdrop for your special event. During the warm summer months, alfresco dining under the weeping willow tree is a truly memorable affair. For an indoor setting, the Tucker House, or our neighbor inn the Harrison House Suites, have several suites and common areas that can accommodate groups of 35. [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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Backdoor Kitchen serves high-quality international food and drink in a unique and tranquil atmosphere. Supporting local farms whenever possible, we use only the freshest ingredients and prepare all our dishes from scratch. Join us soon for dinner or just drinks in our cozy bar, dining room or heated patio. While only two blocks from the ferry landing, we're a little hard to find, but well worth the trouble. Just ask a local! [more...]
Located on beautiful Madrona Point in the heart of Orcas Island's Eastsound Village, Odd Fellows Hall is a historic 2,300-square-foot dance hall, perfect for wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners and private parties. [more...]
Enjoying the San Juan Islands from the deck of a beautiful wooden sailboat gives a special perspective into this lovely area of the Salish Sea. We share the waters with whales, porpoise, seals and sea lions, otters and a plethora of sea birds. Learn about them and their habitat from our onboard naturalists. Relax and enjoy the natural beauty and breathtaking scenery, or take part in running the ship. [more...]
For the quintessential San Juan Island wedding, Friday Harbor House’s stunning marina views offer an amazing ceremony site to exchange vows. Incredible views, delicious food, and the comfort of knowing that your wedding and reception are in professional hands make Friday Harbor House the perfect place to celebrate your special day. Our guest services specialists are available to assist you with your reception menu selections, set up, and event coordination. The Ceremony [more...]
Orcas Center is a multi-use, community-based arts and cultural center. In addition to a full season of dance, theatre, music performances, and on-screen programming that appeal to a broad cross-section of the Orcas resident and visitor population, Orcas Center is home to a number of local cultural and performing arts groups. [more...]
San Juan Vineyards' beautiful 30-acre site includes an old schoolhouse and chapel, perfect for your wedding. Locally owned and managed by Yvonne Swanberg, San Juan Vineyards produces estate-grown wines and wines made from grapes from some of the best vineyards in Eastern Washington, and has received much acclaim since production began in 1999. [more...]
At the historic Outlook Inn on the waterfront in Eastsound on Orcas Island, we want to help get you get from the planning to the celebration with grace, confidence and ease. Our role might be to provide full-service catering, venue and rooms for your guests, but what makes us tick is seeing you year after year as you build the marriage of a lifetime - and knowing we helped in a small way to send you off on your own love story. It's not over when the wedding's done, it's just beginning.
Lopez Islander Resort is a great place for your wedding on the waterfront. It is located on charming Fisherman Bay and includes waterfront hotel rooms, restaurant, cocktail lounge, pool and jacuzzi, bicycle and kayak rentals, and nearby golf. Within walking distance of Lopez Village. [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. [more...]
At Inn at Ship Bay we seek to create a unique, comfortable and unforgettable atmosphere for your Orcas Island event. Our indoor private banquet room can accommodate up to 64 people for a seasonally inspired plated dinner or buffet featuring fresh local products & produce. We have a built in dance floor and elevated stage area in our Orchardside Banquet Room. A separate tent rental can also be arranged. [more...]
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...]
This Orcas Island waterfront resort is located on an expansive black-pebbled beach, overlooking many islands and the Canadian mountains above Vancouver B.C. This beach and wetland nature preserve is a birder's paradise. Enjoy active marine views of seals, bald eagles, great blue heron, and possibly Orca whales. Fish for salmon from the shore or bring your own boat to launch or tie to the buoy in our cove. [more...]