Seattle may be one of the most underrated wedding locations in the country. Its reputation for rainy weather convinces many couples to tie the knot in sunnier locales. But if you’ve spent any time in the Pacific Northwest, you know that the region is filled with beautiful mountains and waterways. It’s easy to find incredible small wedding venues in Seattle if you know where to look.
That’s where Peerspace comes in! As the largest online marketplace for hourly venue rentals, you can rest assured that we can offer you hundreds of beautiful spaces in Seattle. And when you book a Peerspace venue, you can count on your venue’s local host as you plan your special day. They are dedicated to ensuring your time in their space is perfect and can help you source anything you need to complete your big-little day, be it catering, bar staff, furnishings, and more.
Below is just a handful of our personal favorites! So if you’re planning your big day, check out some of these incredible miniwedding venues. These are our picks for the 10 best small wedding venues in Seattle!
1. A luxury waterfront property in Bellevue
Make the most of the Seattle area’s outstanding natural beauty by holding an intimate wedding ceremony at this luxe waterfront home in Bellevue. The home itself is a mid-century modern masterpiece, with five bedrooms, a gourmet kitchen, and tons of style across its 3,600 square foot space. It also offers a variety of outdoor spaces for you and your guests to spread out and explore.
All in all, this is one of those perfect small wedding venues in Seattle for up to 30 guests. We’re sure that you and your beloved can use it for both the ceremony and reception.
2. A Belltown rooftop with city and water views
We love the flexibility of this stylish, modern indoor and outdoor space in Belltown. It’s easily one of the most versatile of all the small wedding venues in Seattle since it offers you an indoor events space, a rooftop space, and a separate outdoor courtyard. While it has space for about 45 guests, there is soft seating on the rooftop for 25 for dining.
You can even work with their on-site event director to ensure you have the wedding of your dreams. This venue also provides full-service beverages, with outside catering allowed.
3. A modern industrial loft in Ballard
This modern loft in Ballard is one of the best small wedding venues in Seattle if you’re looking for an industrial-chic vibe. It has high timber ceilings with chandeliers, long wooden tables, leather couches, and an open chef’s kitchen with 10 stools.
One of the best things about this space is that there are no restrictions on food and drink. You can bring your own caterer or hire a private chef to cook for your guests in the kitchen. It also includes a flat-screen TV and sound system for your entertainment. The venue can accommodate 50 guests for a seated dinner and offers free parking on-site.
A bride who booked her wedding brunch here shared the following review on Peerspace: “Such a beautiful space with staff that is extremely helpful and very fast at responding! I held my brunch wedding here, and the day could not have gone more perfect, we were able to hold a beautiful event with a space that made it so much easier, with the amazing design it already features. Thank you again Lanie for all your help! I’m so happy I was able to find and book this location in the short amount of time we did.”
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4. A wine-tasting room in Bellevue
This classy wine-tasting room can accommodate up to 30 people for a private event, or 20 for a seated dinner. It has a flat-screen TV and Sonos sound system, two restrooms, street-level entry, and free parking for up to three hours.
Outside food is allowed, but alcohol must be purchased from your hosts. And with wine experts on hand to help you choose the perfect bottle from their collection, why wouldn’t you want to?
According to one recent guest review, “We had the absolute best experience hosting our small wedding reception…. The wine was great and the space was beautiful, and we were able to customize our set up. I work in hospitality and would say I have high standards and it really exceeded my expectations.”
5. A top-floor event space in Pioneer Square
We love the idea of this stunning top-floor studio as a small wedding venue in Seattle! It has gorgeous mid-century modern furnishings, elegant wooden floors, and an exposed brick wall. It overlooks the city, ensuring incredible photos. And with space for 25 guests, it is ideal for your microwedding.
This is one of those Peerspace venues with tons of rave reviews! Like this one: “OMG this place was really great!! I swear this is the kind of spot anyone that needs a backdrop deserves. It gave me a kitchen, a bathroom, a leaving room to chill, 2 dining tables. Dang this is a full packed and Kyle S was concise and punctual with instructions. I suggest you send him a message before you book it because everyone wants this spot.”
6. An upscale event space in Capitol Hill
This chic event space can accommodate everything from small to medium wedding ceremonies, for up to 60 guests. It’s a speakeasy-style venue that’s perfect if you love the moody vintage bar aesthetic. In addition to boasting a comforting atmosphere and swanky décor, the venue features two 50” flat screens, surround sound, and full internet connectivity for any videos or photo slideshows.
As one satisfied client raved about this space, “The venue itself is really cool and versatile. The in house food & beverage selection was delicious and the event staff was spot on.”
7. An eclectic home on the shores of Hazelwood
Outdoor enthusiasts will be hard-pressed to find a better small wedding venue than this ultra-modern open-space home surrounded by nature. Just a short drive from the city, you’ll find yourself surrounded by greenery and waterways as you exchange your vows.
This event space includes a full kitchen, tables and chairs, ping-pong tables, paddleboards, optional boat rentals, and more. You’ll have everything you need (and then some!) for an outdoor wedding. It’s ideal for romantics and nature lovers.
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8. A yoga studio in Northwest Seattle
An Old Ballard fitness and yoga studio might not sound like the kind of place to hold a wedding, but wait until you see what this venue looks like fully decorated. It has exposed brick walls, hardwood floors, wide windows covered in white lace curtains, and more. White chairs, warm rugs and cushions, plants, and well-placed candles would all work together to make this one of the best and most unique small wedding venues in Seattle.
According to a Peerspace reviewer who booked this space for a wedding party: “Lovely spacious space. Value for money! We booked it for a party with 25 guests. Kelvin was around and super helpful with any thing we needed. Definitely recommend booking this space for any gathering.”
9. A spacious art gallery in Pioneer Square
This simple yet elegant art gallery venue is a perfect choice for a traditional wedding, with room for up to 100 guests for a sit-down dinner.
It features hardwood floors, lots of colorful artwork, and other decorative touches to help your ceremony shine. There’s also a large serving area fit for buffet dishes, as well as a side room that can be used as a bridal suite, and tall, lush plants to add to the space’s charm.
In the words of a Peerspace reviewer who booked this gallery for an event: “We had a great reception at this art gallery. It is a beautiful space with interesting artwork. Laura was very responsive to our questions as the day approached. She and Jenna were very helpful in planning how to use the space and their help went above and beyond what we expected. Our guests were very impressed!”
10. A home with indoor/outdoor space and Rainier views
This stunning mid-century home boasts indoor and outdoor spaces in the beautiful Rainier Valley. This private estate is built on 5,000 square feet of space ideal for 15 people.
You’ll have access to a pool, a deck, and changing areas for the bridal party. There is also a full kitchen, two fireplaces, and outside catering is allowed. You and your guests will enjoy views beyond the architecturally impressive house itself, as Lake Washington and Mount Rainier are also in the vista. It’s basically the perfect small wedding venue in Seattle for those who appreciate mid-century design and swimming under the stars.
“The space was soo beautiful!!! The pictures definitely do not do it justice,” shares a Peerspace reviewer. “It was also soo perfect for our event. The owner and his assistant were also so helpful and kid throughout the whole process. So much natural light which was perfect for pictures and very spacious. Definitely recommend booking this place, you won’t regret it! :)”
Bonus: A pristine event space in the University District
This chic-rustic all-white event space makes a sensational small wedding reception venue. It’s a bright, airy space that provides seating for 24 guests and standing room for 35. They even have buffet tables and a kitchen for your catering staff to use! And remember, if you need help arranging catering in the first place, let the host know what you’re looking for. They’ll handle the rest!
And just check out what a Peerspace reviewer shared after hosting her own wedding here. “Studio Life was the perfect spot for our brunch wedding shower. Having recently down sized we were thrilled to find this venue that could easily accommodate our party of 25pp. It felt current, more casual and fun than an hotel space so we were happy to book it as soon as we saw it. Brooke and Kristi were excellent to communicate with and were very accommodating to our caterer as well.”
The best small wedding venues in Seattle are on Peerspace
From Rainier Valley to Ballard, you’ll find dozens of small wedding venues in Seattle available to rent on Peerspace. While some hosts offer packages specifically for weddings, you aren’t limited to those venues alone. You can easily book a space that has all the style, amenities, and space you want, without having to bust your budget.
Check out Peerspace now to discover even more amazing spaces!