garden wedding venues washington state

Of all the various styles of outdoor wedding venues available these days, garden wedding venues continue to be one of our favorites for several reasons. From lush greenery and cherry blossoms in early spring to vibrant colors in the summer and fall, gardens provide some of the best backdrops for weddings in nearly every season! They are also a great option for couples looking to have an outdoor wedding in a space that isn’t considered too rustic.

And there is surely no shortage of stunning garden-style venues to choose from in the PNW. We’ve pulled together a list of the best garden venues in Washington State to help you determine which might be the best fit for the wedding day of your dreams.

*As always, be sure to contact each venue directly for most up-to-date information on availability and pricing. Prices listed below are as of April 2023.

Garden Venues in Seattle Tacoma

We’ll kick off the list with venues primarily in the Seattle-Tacoma metro area, spanning across King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties.

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Twin Willow Gardens, Snohomish

This unique gardens venue books up fast, and we can clearly see why. The main ceremony option at Twin Willow Gardens is nestled between old growth cedar, hemlocks, and maple trees, and other areas on the property feature lush, manicured gardens you’ll simply fall in love with. There’s nothing quite like it! We toured this space in 2024, and we not only love the venue, but the owners are some of the kindest people we’ve met in Washington.

Availability: May – September

Capacity: 150 guests

Price Range: Starting at $9,500 in 2025 (fully booked for 2024)

W.W. Seymour Conservatory, Tacoma

Alternatively, there’s also the W.W. Seymour Botanical Conservatory for another affordable indoor ceremony option through Metro Parks Tacoma, but is better suited to micro-weddings and elopements. The nice thing about the conservatory, though, is accessing an indoor green space even when the weather outside isn’t the best.

Availability: Year-round (hours vary: April – September: 4:30 – 10 pm; October – March: 3:30 – 9 pm)

Capacity: 45 max, 25 guests with seats

Price Range: $375/hour

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Woodinville Lavender

Surround yourself with the bright colors and romantic scent of lavender at Woodinville for your small wedding celebration. It’s a beautiful outdoor venue in Washington state, and has a max of 50 guests, so it’s an ideal spot for intimate and micro weddings while still being close to the city.

As a bonus: you’re also surrounded by a bunch of other amazing wineries here! Win-win!

Availability: June – August (when the lavender is in bloom)

Capacity: 50 guests

Jardin del Sol, Snohomish

Located in Snohomish, Jardin del Sol is a boutique-style garden venue for outdoor weddings in a true PNW setting. Some of the top features of this location include an outdoor dance floor; gardens; lawns; a pergola, creek, and pond; a tented reception area; and a vintage cottage for you to get ready in.

Availability: May – September

Capacity: 200

Chihuly Garden and Glass, Seattle

As you probably already know, Chihuly is a world-renowned glass artist from Tacoma and has a permanent museum exhibit in downtown Seattle called Chihuly Garden and Glass. The outdoor gardens feature many of his glass artwork installations among flowers and greenery, and they also have a large Glasshouse which features a 100-foot-long glass sculpture hanging from the ceiling. Granted, this venue is not for the budget-conscious, as their rates start at over $8000 in the off-season, and over $15000 on prime weekend dates from June-August — not to mention a separate food and beverage minimum ranging from $25k-35k.

Availability: Year-round

Capacity: Up to 250 guests with a dance floor, or 300 people max

Rock Creek Gardens, Puyallup

Located just south of Seattle metro, Rock Creek Gardens is a top-rated, luxurious garden venue option. This 20-acre estate is designed with both the Pacific Northwest and English gardens in mind, making it a dreamy destination for a spring or summer wedding. Truly a romantic setting! Bonus: they also offer options for micro weddings on Sundays in May and October for up to 30 guests.

Availability: May through October

Capacity: Up to 300 guests

Price Range: Starting at $9000

Point Defiance, Tacoma

For a much more budget-conscious option, it’s truly hard to beat the rose gardens at Point Defiance. The gardens are available for ceremonies and portraits (no receptions), is ADA friendly, and is super easy to access from Tacoma and Seattle.

Availability: June 1–September 30, Friday–Sunday, 11am–7pm

Capacity: 100

Price Range: $500 per 2-hour rental

Lakewold Gardens, Lakewood

Another great option near the Seattle-Tacoma metro area is Lakewold Gardens, a historic estate located on 10-acres. Winding paths, lush trees, fountains and ponds, a gazebo — there’s a lot of nice features and unique backdrops at this venue.

Availability: May-September (elopements are available year-round)

Capacity: 80 max (including the couple and wedding party)

Price Range: Starting at $3900 on Fridays, $4500+ for weekend dates

Fox Hollow Farm, Issaquah

Located on a historic 1940s country estate in the foothills, Fox Hollow Farm is another beautiful venue with gardens on-site. From the gardens and forested hills, to the creek, manor, and barn, there’s a variety of backdrops available for your wedding day portraits and sites for your guests to enjoy. Other perks of this venue: expert coordination and day of planning, overnight lodging, farm-to-table catering, and whole-farm buyout availability.

Availability: May-September

Capacity: 300 seated

Price Range: $4,000–8,000 minimum Sun-Thurs; $6,000–10,000 minimum on Fridays; $9,000–13,000 minimum on Saturdays; additional costs for buyout and lodging

Woodland Gardens Event Venue, Vashon

For a more forested option combined with intimate manicured gardens, you may want to opt for Woodland Gardens in Vashon. Owned and operated by a mother-daughter duo, Woodland Gardens features tall trees, ferns, a pond, an orchard, veggie garden, and a rustic outdoor bar complete with bistro lighting. Surely a place your guests will never forget!

Availability: Last weekend of May–second to last weekend of October

Capacity: 250 guests

Price Range: $2,700–3,700 per event

Genesis Farm and Gardens, Enumclaw

Genesis Farm and Gardens offers a both manicured gardens and a rustic barn, as well as an outdoor tent for receptions. Seasonal flowers, a pond, water fountains, and potential Mount Rainier views make this a charming option for couples hosting smaller events.

Availability: May – October

Capacity: 150 guests

Price Range: $5400-6500

Bella Luna Farms, Clearview

This historic venue is located on 12 acres of lush greenery, featuring gardens, ponds, open fields, stone and timber structures, vegetable and herb gardens, and even some chickens and goats! Bella Luna Farms is owned by a husband and wife team and values attention to detail and farm-to-table food your guests will rave about.

Availability: Year-round

Capacity: 150

Price Range: Starting at $8,500 for elopements up to 12 people; $14,500+ for other larger events

Other Garden Venues in Washington

From the Olympic Peninsula to Eastern Washington and Spokane, these garden venues might be a good fit if you’re looking to be farther away from the metro area.

Fern Acres, Forks

Nothing quite says true PNW vibes like the Olympic Peninsula. And if you’re at all familiar with the Twilight series, you’ve heard of Forks. Fern Acres is a 5-acre wedding venue that combines the moody forested scenery of Washington state with a garden and gazebo just perfect for intimate weddings and elopements in the outdoors.

Availability: May – September

Capacity: 100 guests

Price Range: $6800 for up to 100 guests; $4900 for 15-30 guests; $1700 for elopements up to 15 guests

Purple Haze Lavender Farm, Sequim

One of the most unique flower farms in Washington is also a dreamy wedding venue! At Purple Haze Lavender Farm in Sequim, you and your guests can enjoy the vibrant colors and romantic scents of the lavender field. And located on the Olympic Peninsula, there are tons of other great activities for you and your guests to enjoy on a destination away from the city life. Rates even include a 3-night stay in the farmhouse, and the farm is 100% organic, making it a great choice for couples wanting to host an eco-friendly event. Keep in mind, though, that lavender typically doesn’t start blooming until June, and often fade in color by the end of August.

Availability: Unknown, but summer is best for seeing lavender fields in bloom

Capacity: 100

Price Range: $2500-$7500

Lavender Manor, Spokane

Hoping for lavender blooms but want to stay in eastern WA? Lavender Manor may be perfect for you! Not only is this venue surrounded by lavender fields, you can also get views of Wild Rose Prairie and Mt. Spokane. They also have four options for your ceremony and reception, so you have flexible options to mix-and-match how you like.

Availability: Unknown, but summer is best for seeing lavender fields in bloom

Capacity: up to 500 guests

Price Range: Starting at $5900 for 100 guests; all-inclusive and small elopement packages also available

Lairmont Manor, Bellingham

This premier event space in Bellingham may be a dreamy fit for couples wanting a high-end vibe, with a historic building and gardens on site. Lairmont Manor was built in 1914, and provides a luxurious space for weddings in northern Washington. At this venue, you’d have exclusive use to the private estate, the ability to bring in the vendors of your choosing, a venue coordinator, and tons of other amenities. Just wait until you see the blooms around the gardens and water fountain!

Availability: Year-round

Capacity: up to 200 guests

Price Range: Starting at $3000-4000 for 100 guests from May – Sep; other packages available for Oct-April

Grand Willow, Mount Vernon

Located about halfway between Seattle and Bellingham in the Skagit Valley, the Grand Willow is another great garden wedding venue option in Washington. Their garden ceremony space features a stone path, a Victorian gazebo, a large willow tree, as well as white birch, cherry trees, ferns and hydrangeas. You also have access to an indoor ceremony/reception space, making it a top option for those wanting more flexibility in case of rainy or cold weather.

Availability: Year-round

Capacity: 200 guests

Price Range: $4400-5000 for May – September; $4100-4700 Oct – April

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