Depending on what venues you are interested in, Seattle has everything for everybody. One of the best venues are within 35 minutes vicinity of Seattle. Depending on what elements you are wanting to incorporate into your wedding day, Seattle is definitely one of the top wedding destinations. For example, aside from the most phenomenal backdrop of Mt. Rainier to a 360 panoramic view of the Cascade Mountain Ranges, Emerald city’s skyline and the sounds make Seattle one of the most desirable and expensive city to live. Do you want a venue wedding with an epic backdrop of Mt. Rainier? How about a venue with a puget sound backdrop for your wedding? In this blog, we will travel a little outside of the Emerald City to its neighboring cities such as: Bellingham, Woodinville, and Woodland, Washington.
Picturesque, cozy, luxury, romantic, and breathtaking. Lairmont Manor is a historic manor and estate venue in Bellingham, Washington, just an hour and half drive from Seattle. It sits up the hill from charming Fairhaven village. A quaint university town, hugs between the mountains and the harbor of Bellingham. The manor was built in 1914 and has been a beloved event venue for the past 55 years. Definitely a hidden gem for a celebration backdrop. This private owned property is truly one of a kind venue for indoor and outdoor garden events. This estate fits perfectly for both intimate or luxury wedding.
Just a bit over an hour outside of Portland or a three hours drive from Seattle, you will meet the fairytale hidden gem of The Empress Estate. Hard to believe such a place exist in this suburb town of Woodland, WA. One of the most breathtaking and romantic venues in southern Washington. It has the Chateau and the Mansion for either life celebrations you desire. The all-inclusive venue has it all from the fairytale setting to waking up in a castle like king and queen. Travel just about 3 hours south toward Portland Oregon, you will find the castle perched on top of the hill located in Woodland, Washington. The Empress Estate is a breathtaking, exquisite, all-inclusive wedding venue located in Woodland, Washington. The property offers a unique setting day for couples that desire something extraordinary.
The Empress Estate offers many variety of ceremony locations. The property is an all-inclusive venue that have both indoors and outdoors bar for cocktail hours. In the center ground nearby the ceremony site, its fireplaces radiate heat to keep guests warmth. Inside the Chateau, it can host up to 300 guests for the reception. Across the street, after the receptions couples and their 14 guests can choose to stay overnight in the bed & breakfast in the mansion.
A true one-of-a-kind charm, once you step foot on the property you immediately feel a sense of tranquility and romance- located less than 30 minutes north of Seattle, Bella Luna Farms is a stone throw away from the city but secluded in a different world. Nestled on 12 acres of forest, this cute and whimsical venue is where one finds colorful gardens, ponds, and open fields of seasonal flora throughout the property, making it a perfect setting for any celebrations. The elegance and magic of this destination contribute to the perfect scene and ambiance for any wedding event. Imagine a cottage located far, far away surrounded with majestic trees towering over the European-inspired, hand-crafted stone and timber structures. This is an epitome of Pacific Northwest’s beauty. The current owner crafted the artisan to ensure that the property still holds the signature look, lush with flora, fauna and workmanship. This beloved property is a true farm-to-table experience for those that are in search of locally fresh grown, seasonal produce, and farmstead creamery.
The privately owned estate sit southwest of Washington. It located in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains in Prairie, WA. The European-inspired architecture venue draws many photographers and couples alike for the most epic backdrop for their photoshoot. The ivy covered building that transpired from French or Italian garden sure does bring harmony and peace to those that enjoys fine arts of elegance beauty and luxury.