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7 Beautiful Small Wedding Venues in Tacoma You Need to See!

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The Pacific Northwest is the perfect place for a sweet, intimate wedding for you and your partner. Tacoma, in particular, has the perfect blend of beautiful landscapes and an artistic downtown vibe. If you’re looking for the perfect enchanting place for an elopement or Micro Wedding, check out these small wedding venues in Tacoma!

Small Wedding Venues in Tacoma – Where Intimate Weddings Await

Ravenwoods Farm

Firstly, Ravenwoods Farm is an intimate hobby farm venue perfect for small Tacoma Micro Weddings or elopement. Their woodlands are home to a cozy barn ideal for indoor receptions. The rustic, wooded grounds are gorgeous for an outdoor vow exchange. With room for up to 40 guests, Ravenwoods Farm is a private, natural setting for a beautiful wedding celebration. 

Point Defiance Rose Garden Lawn

Point Defiance Park is home to over an acre of rose gardens, some of which date back to 1895. The Rose Garden Lawn is a beautiful place for a wedding ceremony, surrounded by lush miniature and climbing roses, a wishing well, and charming gazebos. It’s a gorgeous and colorful outdoor space that can accommodate up to 100 seated guests for a ceremony.

Newlyweds stand together with a hand on the groom's chest on a rocky trail in the forest

Thornewood Castle

Thornewood Castle is a spectacular private estate with sprawling landscaped grounds, waterfront views, and a magnificent castle. While the Tacoma venue can accommodate larger weddings, it’s equally perfect for intimate elopements and Micro Weddings that make the estate feel even more private and special. Plus, the castle doubles as an inn. Hence, you can turn your wedding into an overnight experience – or even stay for your honeymoon!

Sanders Estate

Sanders Estate is a gorgeous venue for a wedding, whether large or small. With four romantic ceremony sites overlooking the stunning, lush gardens and two tented reception areas, your wedding can be everything you’ve ever dreamed it could be. Plus, you can rent out the entire estate for up to 10 people to enjoy the night before and/or of your wedding! 

Historic 1625 Tacoma Place

Historic 1625 Tacoma Place is an elegant yet cozy rustic-meets-industrial indoor space. High ceilings with wood beams and exposed brick walls create a unique look that can be transformed to reflect your unique wedding aesthetic. This small wedding venue in Tacoma is full of charm and character, with two changing suites and separate rooms for your ceremony and reception.

Newlyweds sit together on a pond bench reading a letter at one of the Small Wedding Venues Tacoma

The Realm

Reflective of its early 1900s history, The Realm exudes vintage glamor. With brick walls, gorgeous wood ceilings, and floors, your wedding will be elegant and grand, regardless of how many people attend. The Realm’s exquisite service, in-house floral and event design, and included farm tables and benches make bringing your dream wedding to life simple and stress-free!

Elope 253

Lastly, The Elope 253 chapel is a charming, trendy wedding chapel perfect for elopements with up to 16 people. Its downtown Tacoma vibes make it an instant-worthy venue perfect for photos with lots of personality and style. Created as an alternative to stressful, detail-oriented, large weddings, Elope 253 focuses on what’s most important: you and your favorite person getting married! 

Small Wedding Venues Tacoma

These small wedding venues in Tacoma are perfect for elopements, Micro Weddings, or more intimate gatherings with your favorite friends and family. 

Contemplating a smaller event and wondering how that works with wedding photos? Let’s chat! I’d love to share my wedding photography experience and expertise as we prep for your beautiful, unique wedding!

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