Unique Olympic Peninsula Venues to say "I Do"

The Olympic Peninsula has many beautiful and unique venues & destinations for your ideal wedding. It doesn’t matter if you’re planning an elopement or a ceremony/ reception for 150+. The perfect mountain vista, rustic barn, or historic, Victorian venue is waiting for you and your partner to say “I do.” We’ve gathered just a few truly unique and memorable Olympic Peninsula wedding destinations & venues where you can exchange your vows and celebrate love!


On the Water

Puget Sound Express

Capacity: 40-72
Location: Port Townsend

There is nothing more PNW than getting married on one of Puget Sound Express’ whale watching boats!

As you enjoy your first moments as newlyweds expect the most majestic wedding crashers...humpback, minke, and orca whales! Your guests will never forget the maritime magic. Charter the “Red Head” (40 passengers) or “Glacier Spirit” (72 passengers) and cruise the waters of Puget Sound as you recite your vows and celebrate your nuptials with your loved ones.

 Photo c/o Puget Sound Express

Photo c/o Puget Sound Express

 Photo Credit: Kim Butler

Photo Credit: Kim Butler

Northwest Maritime Center

Capacity: Up to 329!
Location: Port Townsend

While technically not on the water, the Northwest Maritime Center is about the closet you can get while standing on dry land!

The beautiful, LEED certified building with stunning views of the Point Hudson Marina and Puget Sound is an amazing and special venue. Offering indoor & outdoor ceremony sites as well as beach access, this is one incredible venue. And, bonus it’s dog-friendly.


On a Working Farm

Finnriver

Capacity: Up to 25
Location: Chimacum

Finnriver is an award-winning cidery located on a historic 50-acre dairy farm that has been renovated with an organic farm, vast apple orchard with over 6,000 trees, flower fields, salmon stream, and farm-coop. Finnriver is currently offering intimate ceremonies for an incredibly special, farm wedding.

This summer Finnriver is offering two hour “Elegant Elopements”. Celebrate your once-in-a-lifetime moment with a two hour ceremony with the Finnriver Orchard Arbor with up to 25 of your closest friends & family, professional photography, locally grown flowers, and of course a toast with sparking Finnriver cider! Visit www.celebrationsbyamber.com for more information.

 Photo c/o Finnriver

Photo c/o Finnriver

 Photo c/o RainCoast Farms

Photo c/o RainCoast Farms

RainCoast Farms

Capacity: 60-80
Location: Port Townsend

RainCoast Farms offers an elegant, rustic setting for your Olympic Peninsula wedding. Their beautiful barn venue is tucked away on a dreamy 17-acre farm between a vineyard and a fruit orchard. RainCoast also has an orchid recovery program with over 700 plants in their orchid greenhouse!

RainCoast Farms also has a commercial kitchen to rent and hosts an AirBnB that is perfect for getting ready for or ending your big day! Click here to view a map of the farm.


Up in the Air

Morning Star Balloon

Capacity: Up to 10
Location: Sequim

Captain Crystal, of Morning Star Balloon, is not just a hot air balloon captain, she is also an officiant! So whether you and your partner want to elope (make sure to get your two witnesses!) or include a few more friends and family as you fly over Olympic National Park in a hot air balloon, this is unique experience for one of life’s most important moments.

Captain Crystal has thought of everything and her wedding packages take care of the legal paperwork as well as offering you a champagne toast and a flash drive full of photos and videos to commemorate your wedding day.

 Photo c/o Morning Star Ballloon 

Photo c/o Morning Star Ballloon 


In Olympic National Park

No matter how you envision your ideal wedding day, you can make it happen in one of the world’s most special places...Olympic National Park! Whether you’re looking for a venue to host your family or friends or to get a special use permit for an elopement or intimate wedding, this is one special place to celebrate love and commemorate your wedding day.

NatureBridge

Capacity: Up to 150
Location: Port Angeles

If you’re looking for a venue to host your friends and family, tucked away between the forest and glacial lakes in Olympic National Park, look no further than NatureBridge.

NatureBridge is the ideal location for a wedding weekend with loved ones. With historic cabins with lodging from 70-150, numerous forest trails leading to waterfalls and mountain vistas, and indoor and outdoor ceremony and reception sites, this is one special site within Olympic National park.  

 Photo c/o NatureBridge

Photo c/o NatureBridge


In a Castle

 Photo c/o Manresa Castle

Photo c/o Manresa Castle

Manresa Castle

Capacity: Up to 200
Location: Port Townsend

Celebrate the Victorian history of Port Townsend with a wedding at Manresa Castle.

Whether you are wed in the beautiful rose garden or the romantic library, Manresa Castle offers several special indoor and outdoor locations to say “I do”. The castle also hosts a beautiful bridal suite with a king bed, sitting area, and dressing area. It’s the perfect spot to share a special moment with your partner after the ceremony before entering your reception.

Alexander's Castle 

While Alexander’s Castle isn’t a wedding venue, it is an incredibly special place to spend the night after your Olympic Peninsula or Fort Worden wedding.

After your big day, wake up as a newlywed in a two-story castle with water and mountain views on the historic Fort Worden campus. Grab breakfast at the delicious, on-site restaurant Reveille or blissfully venture into downtown Port Townsend.  

 Photo Credit: Jen Lee Light

Photo Credit: Jen Lee Light