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Best Outdoor Wedding Venues in Washington

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Your special day deserves the most special location. The evergreen state, Washington, is one of the best states for a scenic, outdoor wedding that will catch your breath and leave your guests absolutely speechless. Not only will it make your day unforgettable, but also provide a stunning backdrop for your photos and videos to commemorate this precious milestone.

Look no further–your wedding celebration belongs to one of these gorgeous, Washington outdoor venues. 

Gorgeous Outdoor Wedding Venues in Washington State

Edlynn Farm

Edlynn Farm is a top rated venue featuring a beautiful, 46-acre property that overlooks the picturesque Mount Rainier and the Puyallup River Valley. The venue offers the opportunity for an all-outdoor wedding, or an outdoor ceremony followed by an indoor reception in their newly renovated barn! It is a favorite among Seattle’s professional photographers for its stunning, incomparable views and elegant interior design. Snow, rain, or shine – Edlynn Farm has everything you need for your special day. Kaylee and John loved their romantic portraits outside in the snow at their January wedding at Edlynn Farm with the majestic Mount Rainier behind them!

Cattle Barn Wedding Venue

Are you looking for the perfect rustic location with a romantic atmosphere? This wedding venue in Washington State is located on a ranch farm in Swauk Creek Valley, including breathtaking views and a cozy refurbished barn for reception use. The Cattle Barn is the ideal place to capture your love story. The venue is located about 2 hours from Seattle, near Cle Elum. It’s an easy drive along Interstate 90 across Snoqualmie Pass. The tall grassy fields, sunset view, and ranch setting will give your professional photographer and videographer the opportunity to capture moviesque memories. Brandi and Justin celebrated their Cattle Barn wedding on a gorgeous summer day with perfect blue skies.

Crystal Mountain Resort

Crystal Mountain offers multiple locations to choose from for your ceremony and reception. If you love mountain views, this venue is for you. The scenic backdrop for your vows will be a favorite among your friends, family–and your professional photographer of course! Mt. Rainier, Mt. Baker, Mt. St. Helens, and Mt. Adams can all be a witness to you saying, “I do”. In the cold seasons, you can celebrate your wedding in a winter wonderland–or wait for a blooming spring atmosphere during the warmer months. Check out our blog from a recent Crystal Mountain Resort wedding with Angeli and David!

University of Washington Arboretum

This historic garden venue can be found in the heart of a 230-acre Washington Park Arboretum. Host your ceremony in any of the lovely garden spots, and relocate to Wisteria Hall for your reception! It features bright windows and fir beams, allowing natural lighting to fill your room until the sun sets–always a plus when considering your wedding photos! Seattle wedding photographers absolutely love all the greenery and unique trees! Check out the photos from Jonica and Kel’s wedding at the University of Washington Arboretum.

Sonneveldt Vineyard 

If you imagine walking down the aisle with fineness and simplicity–you may want to consider hosting your day at Sonneveldt Vineyard. This winery location highlights the daint beauty of the Pacific Northwest, while bringing a rustic touch with its 6200 sq. ft timber lodge. For your fun bridal party, the lodge features a bridal salon with intricate designs and private amenities–your photographer will capture absolutely stunning get-ready photos! The open wine fields make for a wonderful ceremony space, and the tall string light ceilings transition your guests into a warm, romantic atmosphere for the reception. 

Newcastle Golf Club 

The Olympic Mountains are the treasure of this Seattle venue. Newcastle Golf Club is a modern, romantic venue encompassing the nature of Puget Sound. Follow the recommendation of wedding photographers around the world when considering this venue, because they claim Newcastle Golf Club to be the most scenic wedding you can find! We love Allie and Bo’s wedding photos, especially the sunset images overlooking Seattle. After celebrating, make sure to sneak your professional photographer away for unforgettable golf course photos in the sunset. 

MV Skansonia

MV Skansonia will be your ideal choice for a spectacular waterfront wedding. If you’re looking for a modern maritime vibe that’s highlighted by the Seattle skyline on Lake Union–you already know you found your venue. The contemporary boat will be your getting-ready and reception area, accompanied by a heartfelt first look on the upper deck, and a scenic exchange of rings on the lower deck. Not only do the views provide an amazing backdrop for your event, like they did for India and Dan’s outdoor summer wedding, but the upper deck allows for unique photographs of your day. It doesn’t get any better!

Roche Harbor Resort

Ranking among the best wedding venues in the Pacific Northwest, Roche Harbor Resort features the oldest operating hotel in Washington state, surrounded by elegant gardens and wildlife. It is located on the waters of San Juan Island, has luxury amenities for you and your guests, and provides full-service packages for your special day. There is a variety of ceremony options, and a modern, airy reception space inside the hotel. On The Knot, this venue holds a 4.9 star review with 134 reviews–be prepared to celebrate your day in style!

Mountain View Manor

This is another unique outdoor wedding venue in Washington state featuring Mt. Rainier. This Paradise location is at the foot of the Cascade Mountains. Its outdoor tent reception space allows for a scenic wedding all-throughout your outdoor wedding. Your momentous day will have a rustic, countryside atmosphere–perfect for a romantic vibe! Outdoor weddings at Mountain View Manor will also allow your photographer to capture breathtaking photographs from start to finish–you can even stop by a winding mountain road to take beautiful photos before or after your celebration!

The Kelley Farm

Get ready for a rustic-glam farm wedding at this one-and-only Northwest wedding venue! It features expansive views, delightful gardens, a get-ready cottage, and a charming barn with brand new amenities. The overhead, large chandeliers in the barn really make for a glamorously romantic reception setting. For your backdrop, you can choose a flower-filled garden or The Kelley Farm barn, but be certain all the options will have your professional photographer shooting gorgeous photographs all day! As Seattle wedding photographers, we’ve captured dozens of weddings at Kelley Farm. Janne and Danny had a wonderful summer outdoor vibe for their special day. Tyler and Jay also lucked out with the weather!

Pine Creek Nursery

Last, but not least, is Pine Creek Nursery located in Monroe, Washington. With its vintage, rustic decor and botanical garden display–it is ideal for an intimate, cozy wedding. You can celebrate your wedding either outdoors or indoors, and have your wedding photographer take playful snapshots of you and your future spouse among the garden flowers! It is a charming and cute outdoor garden venue that will make your wedding day a true fairytale.