The Canal

5300 34th Avenue NW, Seattle, WA 98107 Map · Phone number
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About The Canal

The Canal is a waterfront banquet hall for couples looking for a wedding venue in the greater Seattle, Washington area. This venue features indoor and outdoor spaces, with outdoor views of the Ballard Locks and Salmon Bay Bridge. Couples can find this venue approximately 10 minutes away from the Woodland Park Zoo.

Facilities and Capacity
Couples can celebrate their wedding at The Canal with up to 220 guests. This allows for guests to be seated with a dance floor. For a cocktail reception, the maximum capacity is 400 guests. This venue offers a romantic patio. This space is heated, covered, and can be easily enclosed in the warmer months or in the face of inclement weather. On the patio couples and guests will find bright and colorful potted plants to add to the atmosphere. There are also built-in patio heaters and colorful patio lights. Couples can also use the interior of the banquet hall for their events and will find getting ready rooms right in the building.

Services Offered
Couples can host ceremonies, receptions, bridal showers, engagement parties, elopements, and rehearsal dinners at The Canal. They will find all-inclusive packages for their wedding. As part of these packages, The Canal can provide bar and catering services, setup and cleanup assistance, liability insurance, and more. While guests arrive to find a space in the venue’s onsite parking lot, couples can get ready in private rooms. Wifi helps everyone stay connected, even if they can’t attend the wedding. Couples can use outside vendors for their wedding, though they’ll find even event rentals through The Canal. They can rent items for their wedding such as:

  • Barware
  • Chairs and tables
  • Dance floor
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Linens


Cuisine
Couples can come in for tastings before their wedding to help determine the type of menu they want the caterers to put together. There is also full bar service at this venue, and couples can decide whether they want a cash, limited, or open bar. Catering styles to accompany the drinks served at the bar include:

  • Buffet
  • Cocktail reception
  • Dessert
  • Family style
  • Hors d’oeuvres
  • Outside cake
  • Plated
  • Servers
  • Stations
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Indoor water views
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First Dance at The Canal
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Outdoor Ceremony
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Kim & David at The Canal

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The Canal FAQ

  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    1
  • Describe your venue:
    Banquet Hall
    Waterfront
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
    Covered Outdoor
    Uncovered Outdoor
    Scenic Views
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Ceremony
    Reception
    Bridal Shower
    Engagement Party
    Elopements
    Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer?
    All Inclusive Packages
    Bar Services
    Catering Services
    Clean Up
    Event Rentals
    Get Ready Rooms
    Liability Insurance
    Outside Vendors
    Set Up
    Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer?
    Buffet
    Cocktail Reception
    Dessert
    Family Style
    Hors d'oeuvres
    Outside Cake
    Plated
    Server(s)
    Stations
    Tastings
  • What bar services do you provide?
    Bartender(s)
    Cash Bar
    Champagne Toast
    House Beer
    House Liquor
    House Wine
    Limited Bar
    Liquor License
    Open Bar
    Outside Alcohol
    Premium Liquor
    Signature Drink
  • What event items are available?
    Chairs
    Dance Floor
    Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available?
    Barware
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Linens
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season?
    May
    June
    July
    August
    September
    December
  • What months are included in your off-peak season?
    January
    February
    March
    April
    October
    November

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  • 5300 34th Avenue NW Seattle, Washington, 98107 See on map
    206-823-0336 (Phone number)
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