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5 Seattle Small Wedding Venues Perfect for an Intimate Day

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There is so much about the Seattle area that makes it ideal for a gorgeous wedding. Like its incredible natural beauty, world-class cuisine, as well as metropolitan amenities. But there are some hidden gems among some of the more popular venues reserved for smaller celebrations with a more intimate guest list. So these are some of my favorite Seattle small wedding venues, perfect for an elopement or Micro Wedding totally unique to anything else!

Five Seattle Small Wedding Venues For Your Unique Wedding Day

TreeHouse Point

A smaller Seattle wedding often means you’ll have a lot more freedom to host your day in any venue. Dream it possible – like in a treehouse! TreeHouse Point is a totally unique resort composed of rustically elegant treehouses lofted in the forests of Issaquah, Washington. Additionally, their wedding packages can accommodate between 20 and 80 guests. It comes with overnight accommodations and breakfast for 20 guests in 7 treehouses and two suites. Celebrate under the stars all night long and wake up surrounded by some of the most unique forest views you’ve ever seen. 

Newlyweds kiss while standing in a flower garden Seattle Small Wedding Venues

Stoneburner Seattle Small Wedding Venues

The Olympic Rooftop Pavilion at Stoneburner features a unique and contemporary rooftop venue perfect for a small chic Seattle wedding celebration. With vaulted ceilings, a 20-foot skylight, and south and west-facing window walls that open for a fully immersive indoor/outdoor experience, it’s a breathtaking space suitable for a high-end dinner party. From the rooftop of Hotel Ballard, Stoneburner also offers sweeping views of the surrounding mountains and waterways. It’s rooftop elegance at its finest, with urban elegance and a true wow factor. 

Freestone Inn

Freestone Inn is a secluded resort with rustic log cabin vibes and luxury guest suites. Their spectacular property features a sparkling lake surrounded by rolling mountaintops and thriving pine trees for a picturesque outdoor backdrop for a nature-loving couple’s wedding. The Great Room reception space is cozy and inviting, with a massive stone fireplace, casual seating, and a private bar. Above all, it’s a great mountain getaway that feels private and inviting, with some of the most quintessential mountain views in the Pacific Northwest. 

Newlyweds embrace for a kiss in front of a window in a white room


IslandWood is a nature lover’s paradise small Seattle wedding venue. Fall in love with 250 acres of secluded woodlands, forested trails, and so much more. With onsite accommodations for your guests and airy, elegant event spaces, you get the best of both indoor and outdoor worlds at IslandWood. Explore the property’s pond, meadows, gardens, treehouses, suspension bridge, and canopy tower, all of which make exquisite photo backdrops on your wedding day. Plus, hosting your wedding at IslandWood means you’re contributing to their environmental educational programming, making a positive change in the world as you celebrate the next chapter in your love story. 

Smith Tower

Smith Tower is one of Seattle’s original skyscrapers. Now it can be where you and your partner say, “I do!” at their Seattle wedding venue. Celebrate in one of their two distinctive spaces, both with incredible Seattle views and lots of historic charm. The Observatory recently went through a remodel and includes a 360-degree viewing deck. The decor is reminiscent of a bygone era of “bootleggers, partygoers, and world travelers.” Offering a totally unique ambiance for a wedding. The Lookout is a modern lounge with a spacious deck that boasts breathtaking views and comfortable furniture. Either space is ideal for a couple looking for downtown Seattle’s history and sophistication with plenty of elegance and uniqueness. 

Newlyweds embrace on an ornate stoop of a brick building Seattle Small Wedding Venues

Seattle Small Wedding Venues

If an intimate wedding is calling your name, check out these Seattle small wedding venues for inspiration! That way, your wedding can be a totally unique experience with a smaller guest list. The sky’s the limit! 

But make sure you have a photographer who is experienced in capturing every beautiful moment of emotion and connection; a photographer like me! So let me show you all the ways I’ll immortalize your wedding in timeless images you’ll treasure forever.

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