Roche Harbor Resort is a historic, waterfront wedding venue located on San Juan Island, Washington. Situated just 80 miles north of Seattle, this destination venue is still close enough to the city to be convenient for your friends and family. They offer multiple indoor and outdoor settings for both your ceremony and reception. Roche Harbor Resort is an award-winning venue that offers overnight lodging and delicious cuisine from their in-house caterer.
Facilities and Capacity
Couples can accommodate up to 250 guests at this coastal venue. They offer multiple diverse settings, which include:
- Sunken Garden - an outdoor ceremony site that boasts vibrant colors and perfumed scents from their lush flower garden.
- Chapel - perfect for those looking for a traditional church ceremony. This historic Our Lady of Good Voyage chapel is situated on a hillside overlooking the harbor.
- Pavilion and Courtyard - the indoor space and adjacent outdoor courtyard overlooks the harbor and islands beyond it. It boasts an eight-foot fireplace, perfect to use as a photo backdrop.
- Seaside Lawn - a spacious location that can be used for cocktail hour, dinner, and dancing for guest counts larger than 250. It offers your guests gorgeous sunset views and a unique island wedding experience.
This full-service venue offers event planning services and event rentals to ensure your celebration is a success. They'll provide parking for your guests, as well as setup and cleanup of the venue spaces. Tables, chairs, and napkins are included with your rental fee, along with a Venue Planning Manager and Catering Manager. They'll also provide a courtesy room block for your friends and family. Additional services include:
- Lighting and sound
- Outdoor furniture and market umbrellas
- Heaters and fuel
- Fireplaces and wood
- Wheelchair accessible
This unique venue offers delicious cuisine that focuses on fresh, local ingredients. They specialize in seafood and shellfish, local beef and chicken, hearty vegetables, and seasonal salads. Couples can choose from extensive hors d'oeuvres, stations, buffet, cocktail reception, and plated menus. They believe in “dining as entertainment” and will cook and serve the food right in front of your guests, providing for a one-of-a-kind experience.
Roche Harbor Resort offers their Shipwreck Beach for your rehearsal dinner. This casual venue features tents, an outdoor display kitchen, a fire pit and phone-ready music system. It’s perfect to welcome 50 to 125 guests in a laid-back setting. It’s available May to September only.
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A summer wedding in the garden, this venue is close to heaven as it can get! The view, the pageantry, the staff all top notch! We love coming up here with our clients and creating a day that they won't forget!
Roche Harbor Resort is a beautiful venue. The staff was friendly, helpful and quick to respond when asked a question or needed help in any way. The food was top notch. Great destination wedding location.
We are so excited every time we have the honor of photographing a wedding at Roche Harbor. The staff is amazing, the food is phenomenal and the venue is just beautiful. If you are thinking of getting married here, do it! You will never regret it. And we would love to be the photographers!
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