Roche Harbor Resort Wedding // Kelsey + Leighton


Kelsey and Leighton’s wedding was a celebration of love and beauty that unfolded at the historic Roche Harbor Resort, situated on picturesque San Juan Island, WA. This seaside gem, steeped in rich history and embraced by lush gardens, provided the perfect backdrop for their special day.

Our Sound Originals photographers masterfully captured every moment, from the intricate venue decor to the gleaming rings, delectable cuisine, and the serene ceremony area.

Leighton exuded elegance in a black tie ensemble, while Kelsey looked radiant in an A-line gown by Evergreen Bridal, complemented by a stunning all-white bouquet created by Camas Design. Thanks to the talents of hair and makeup artists Haley Valentine and Donna Ray, Kelsey’s beauty shone.

The couple’s love story was beautifully captured in portraits taken at the marina’s picturesque dock, providing a breathtaking backdrop. Their ceremony took place in the vibrant and scented Sunken Garden, creating a vivid setting.

Following the heartfelt ceremony, the Courtyard hosted a lively cocktail hour, setting the stage for the reception at the Pavilion. Here, the couple shared their first dance, a moment of pure joy.

The night continued with an unforgettable afterparty featuring high-energy live music by The Afterparty, ensuring that the celebration was nothing short of electrifying.

Culinary delights abounded, with Roche Harbor’s catering and Felicitations Bakery serving up a scrumptious dessert table.

As the day turned into night, the happy couple embarked on their beautiful journey, leaving guests with cherished memories of a truly magical wedding. Scroll below to relive the enchantment of Kelsey and Leighton’s special day.

Roche Harbor Resort Wedding Photos

Roche Harbor Resort Wedding Venues

With a range of enchanting wedding venues in close proximity, Roche Harbor Resort provides an immersive experience for its guests. The Sunken Garden hosts up to to 300 guests amidst vibrant blooms and scents. A historic Our Lady of Good Voyage Chapel offers a timeless option for up to 120 guests. It’s ideal for both ceremonies and a weather-proof backup. The Pavilion and Courtyard offers a seamless transition with a custom indoor bar, wood floors, and retractable glass doors.

The Seaside Lawn is perfect for larger gatherings with breathtaking sunset views and is available in July and August. Shipwreck Beach provides a seasonal, relaxed venue for pre-wedding gatherings, featuring tents, an outdoor kitchen, a fire pit, and a music system.

Roche Harbor Resort Wedding Rates

At Roche Harbor Resort, rate transparency is the key to confidently planning your dream wedding. Your wedding pricing at Roche Harbor Resort covers six things. These include venue fee, food menu, beverage menu, service fee, and sales tax. Based on the 2023 price guide, Roche Harbor weddings start at $14,288 (excluding alcohol), with variations based on menu choices. Additionally, the venue pricing includes a planning and production team, ensuring your day unfolds flawlessly from start to finish. Use this guide as an estimate for your budgeting purposes when planning your Roche Harbor Resort wedding.

Roche Harbor Airbnb

Roche Harbor is dotted with charming Airbnb listings, offering apartments and cozy homestays. While the Roche Harbor Resort is not listed on Airbnb, it boasts a collection of six unique accommodation types to cater to all preferences and budgets. From historic guest rooms in the enchanting Hotel De Haro to spacious multiple-bedroom accommodations, the resort offers diverse choices to match different party sizes and budgets.

Access pictures, detailed information, and pricing on the Roche Harbor Resort website. All rooms come with complimentary Wi-Fi, free parking, and access to the resort’s facilities, ensuring a comfortable and convenient stay.

Roche Harbor Resort Address

Roche Harbor Resort is situated at 248 Reuben Memorial Drive, Roche Harbor, WA 98250. You can find it on Google Maps by simply typing “Roche Harbor Resort” into your navigation app. You can also scroll to the end of the page to see it on the map.

Roche Harbor is a historic seaside resort on San Juan Island, WA steeped in rich history and surrounded by lush gardens, offering a serene escape just a short drive from the nearby Friday Harbor. The marina at Roche Harbor hosts vessels of all sizes and is a hub of aquatic adventures. It provides whale-watching tours, boat and kayak rentals, and a floatplane dock, making it a gateway to marine experiences.

Seattle Wedding Photographers

Sound Originals stands as a 5-star ensemble of Seattle wedding photographers. With our adept storytelling team, we’ve beautifully documented numerous weddings, elopements, and engagements across the Pacific Northwest. We’re delighted to hold a stellar 5-star rating from over 200 thrilled couples in Washington, solidifying our status as Seattle’s premier wedding photographers.

Choose from our two distinctive photography styles: Classic and Rustic. Explore both styles on our blog, and let us guide you in selecting the ideal approach for your special day.

Book our exceptional storytelling team now to ensure a celebration filled with care and attention to detail, granting you peace of mind throughout your wedding day!


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