Whether you live in the Seattle area or in a more secluded part of the state, there are plenty of forest wedding venues in Washington.
One of the appeals of forest weddings is the warm, private feel they create among the colossal trees. Adding an intimate ceremony setup can enhance that feeling.
1. Kitsap Memorial State Park
With sweeping views of the Olympic Mountains and a long saltwater shoreline along Hood Canal, Kitsap Memorial State Park is a popular wedding venue near Poulsbo. It’s also perfect for couples who want to keep their costs low.
The 58-acre campground offers full or partial hookups, big rig-friendly sites, and a dump station. It’s a popular spot for family reunions, camping, hiking, and beach volleyball.
Heronswood is a botanical garden that’s tucked among the lush landscapes of Kitsap County and showcases an extensive inventory of unusual trees, shrubs and vines.
With more than 8,000 plant types and a refined garden atmosphere, Heronswood is a magical place to tie the knot. Venue rental packages start at $4,800 for 100 guests.
Located on the Port Gamble S’Klallam Reservation, this is a unique venue that’s also open to volunteers who want to help with garden restoration efforts.
3. Fern Acres
Fern Acres is an impressive little venue located in Forks Washington. It’s a stunning edifice and is perfect for a small wedding or intimate elopement.
A snazzy little ceremony area with elegant stone pavers and mossy cool factor is the star of the show here. We also have a nice sized reception area, complete with a large gazebo and the triumvirate of white party tents. We can’t wait to see more of this lovely venue! The best part is, you can get married here for under the big bucks.
If you want to go off the beaten path and host your wedding in the middle of the woods, IslandWood is for you. This magical wedding venue is only 35 minutes away from Seattle, and offers 250 acres of trails and ponds.
IslandWood is an environmental education and event center, which means that it was built with the environment in mind. Everything there is designed to have the least impact on the land, and the buildings were built using sustainable materials like recycled yogurt container countertops.
5. Evergreen State Fairgrounds
One of the quintessential forest wedding venues in Washington, Evergreen State Fairgrounds is a rustic, outdoor venue that provides couples with stunning views. Located just 45 minutes from Seattle, this picturesque farm is perfect for an intimate and calming escape from the city.
With towering evergreens and a large meadow, this park makes the perfect backdrop for a memorable forest wedding ceremony. The Evergreen State Fairgrounds is also a great spot for family and friends to spend the day together.
6. Emerald Forest Theater
Located on the outskirts of Redmond, this forest wedding venue is one of my favorite places to shoot micro-weddings and elopements. Nestled among 30 acres of mossy trees, it is truly one of the coolest venues to have your special day!
The venue has a treehouse with pods, a hammock, and a zipline for the perfect romantic getaway. The theater is also a great location to hold your ceremony.
7. Twin Willows Gardens
Located in Snohomish, Twin Willows Gardens is a one of kind, if not the only, outdoor venue in the region that offers up a truly epic wedding experience. Its awe inspiring flora and fauna is a delight to the senses and awestruck guests alike. The venue’s best kept secret is its highly flexible and sophisticated event spaces.
Get a free quote from this one of a kind outdoor ceremony and reception venue today. Let the experts take the guess work out of planning your big day!
If you are looking for a waterfront wedding venue, look no further than National Harbor. This stunning Seattle venue features unmatched views of the water and sunsets, and a variety of reception spaces to suit your unique needs.
This property has several options for ceremony and reception sites, as well as getting ready space and an awesome pond with waterfall! They even offer a sandy beach for your wedding photos when the river is low!