There are many Pacific Northwest winter wedding venues to consider for your big day—but choosing the best one can be hard. The Pacific Northwest has some of the most beautiful mountain views in the United States. You can find rugged beaches, steep waterfalls, and intimate forests—all within a few hours of each other.
Because the natural landscape only enhances the magic of a snowy day, this region of the U.S. is a great choice if you’re planning a winter wedding—but how do you choose the best one? Here are ten of our favorite Pacific Northwest winter wedding venues. Don’t forget to check out our FAQ for a snowy wedding day and big list of wedding ideas for a winter barn wedding!
1. Edlynn Farm
Say “I do” with a view of snow-covered Mt. Rainier at Edlynn Farm. This venue offers acres of stunning property overlooking the Puyallup River Valley and is also 30 miles south of Tacoma. You can exchange your vows and dance the night away (while staying warm!) in our cozy, rustic barn that can house up to 300 guests. Take a look inside the barn!
2. TreeHouse Point
Of all the Pacific Northwest winter wedding venues, I don’t think you’ll find anything more unique than this! Located just 30 minutes west of Seattle, TreeHouse Point lets you exchange vows in the trees. You can opt for an intimate elopement or host a full wedding celebration for up to 80 guests that utilizes the seven treehouses and two guest suites. This is one of the most interesting venues in Washington State and it only becomes more magical in the winter.
3. MV Skansonia
Climb aboard Seattle’s last wooden ferry and celebrate your wedding on the MV Skansonia. Enjoy a seated reception of 175 people on this historic vessel that was constructed in 1929. This ferry is permanently docked on Lake Union, so you don’t have to worry about your guests getting seasick. You can enjoy outdoor vows in the crisp air and then head inside for drinks and dancing.
4. The Loft at the Red Building
Heading towards the coast, check out Astoria, Oregon, and The Loft at the Red Building. Located on the Columbia River (and forming the border between Washington and Oregon, the iconic red building and deep blue water will make your wedding dress pop in photos while creating a fun getaway for your guests. This 1890s cannery offers banquet seating for 225 and theater seating for 350.
5. FivePine Lodge and Cabins
The FivePine Lodge and Cabins is located in central Oregon and is one of the top hotels in the state. This is a great venue like craftsman lodges nestled in the snow. Their indoor-outdoor space allows couples and up to 200 guests to celebrate the big day in a beautiful location.
6. Mt. Hood Meadows
Are you ready for a fireside ceremony? That’s just one of the many features of Mt. Hood Meadows, which is one of the most unique Pacific Northwest winter wedding venues. You can get married outside in the snow, take a run down the mountain together in your full wedding attire, and even bring your entire bridal party for a trip down the mountain! Their new Sahale lodge offers a perfect spot to say vows inside or warm up after an outdoor ceremony and enjoy the rest of the evening with your friends and family.
7. Timberline Lodge
Get married at the top of Mount Hood! At the Timberline Lodge, not only will you very likely have a magical snowy winter wedding thanks to the altitude, but you have multiple venue options to choose from, plus all your guests can stay right there on the property. If you want the full ski-resort vibe, this is one place where you’ll get it!
8. Patsy Clark Mansion
Back in Washington but on the other side of the Cascades, you can visit the Patsy Clark Mansion in Spokane. This is one of the only Pacific Northwest Winter wedding venues that is in a historic home, making your day extra unique—maybe perfect for a vintage-themed wedding? This mansion can comfortably seat 36 guests or accommodate 50 guests for a wedding. There are also plenty of accommodations for your guests to stay near the venue.
9. Thornewood Castle
If you’ve always dreamed of getting married at a castle, you’re in luck. Thornewood Castle is an indoor-outdoor wedding venue complete with a spiral staircase for the bride to make her grand entrance. The ornate and antique details of this beautiful venue will set the scene for a memorable day that feels as special as it looks.
10. Flying Diamond Wedding Ranch
The Flying Diamond Wedding Ranch is located in Palo Cedro, California. The venue is open for bookings from December 31st through August 1st and can accommodate up to 250 guests. This venue has a beautiful red barn that is thoroughly decorated inside. You can even opt for custom draping to enhance your celebration. This is a great option if you want to use your wedding to escape the bustle of city life for a few days.
Check out the Best Pacific Northwest Winter Wedding Venues
Each of these venues has something unique to offer to couples who are looking for their wedding venue. Whether you want a large wedding overlooking Mt. Rainier, an intimate treehouse ceremony or something in between, you can find the perfect winter wedding venue to make your day magical in the Pacific Northwest.