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Browsing wedding venues is among the very first steps of planning your big day. But with so many wedding venues to choose from, how do you find The One? First, consider the style of venue you’d like: Garden or beach? Ballroom or barn? Then, read reviews of wedding venues in your desired city and select a few to tour in person. Happy venue hunting!
Historic 1625 is a stunning and unique wedding venue conveniently located within minutes of Tacoma’s museum district. It's excellant location and focus on providing premier service makes it the perfect spot for the wedding of your dreams. Facilities and CapacityHistoric 1625 has over 6,000 square... (Wedding Venues Tacoma)
Located in Tacoma, Washington, Waterfront Venue hosts weddings and other special occasions. This venue’s staff invites couples to hold their nuptial celebration at this expansive, repurposed industrial setting. You may celebrate your wedding day overlooking the waters of Puget Sound and immerse... (Wedding Venues Tacoma)
Court House Square is a historic ballroom for couples’ weddings in the greater Seattle, Washington area. At this vintage city venue, couples will find a ballroom space with high ceilings and impressive windows overlooking the Port of Tacoma and Mt. Rainier. This venue is located just 15 minutes from... (Wedding Venues Tacoma)
Foss Waterway Seaport is a breathtaking wedding venue located on the water in Tacoma, Washington. You can get married in the historic Balfour Dock building with panoramic views of the Thea Foss Waterway, Commencement Bay, Mt. Rainier, and the Tacoma city skyline. The venue is fully customizable to... (Wedding Venues Tacoma)
Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium is a wedding venue located in Tacoma, Washington that will create a unique event experience for your special occasion. With sweeping views of Puget Sound, Mount Rainier and the Cascade Mountain Range, this venue provides a picturesque setting that will complement any... (Wedding Venues Tacoma)
Welcome to the The Allenmore Golf and Events Center! We are a beautiful venue located in the heart of Tacoma. We have two spaces for you to choose from: Our Lodge Room is an impressive 4,500 sq. ft. area with exposed beams, small windows letting in natural light, a large stage, beautiful hardwood... (Wedding Venues Tacoma)
The newly expanded Tacoma Art Museum, conveniently located just off I-5, is now available. TAM can accommodate weddings ranging from intimate gatherings of 25 to a standing reception cocktail-style for up to 500 guests. This contemporary space allows for unique layout capabilities, offering a... (Wedding Venues Tacoma)
LeMay – America’s Car Museum is Puget Sound’s newest, most unique and exciting venue with Northwest charm and amazing views…perfect for all occasions. Offering several unique spaces available to rent for private events for groups of all sizes. Make your wedding ceremony and reception memorable by... (Wedding Venues Tacoma)
RAM Catering is based off our three restaurant concepts; C.I. Shenanigans, Sonrisa Modern Mex, and Ram Family Restaurant and Brewery. These restaurants have combined to create RAM International Catering. Our full service offsite catering capabilities offer limitless menu options and unsurpassed... (Wedding Venues Tacoma)
The venue you’ve been looking for, in the heart of the city! Urban Grace offers a historic building built in 1925 in downtown Tacoma. There are many packages to choose from depending on the size and needs of your wedding. Our sanctuary can seat up to 850 (including balcony) or 450 on just the lower... (Wedding Venues Tacoma)
Our venue is available for weddings, receptions, anniversary parties, etc. We have an onsite wedding planner to help you make your day wonderful. Please contact us for a tour. (Wedding Venues Tacoma)
Traditional and specialty weddings as well as celebrations and community gatherings are all possibilities at the Greater Tacoma Convention & Trade Center. The GTCTC's modern, sleek setting includes glass-enclosed areas with a spectacular suspended stairway and views of Mt. Rainier and the Tacoma... (Wedding Venues Tacoma)
Bold architecture, stunning views and a convenient downtown location make the Washington State History museum the perfect place to have your wedding. Located in historic downtown Tacoma, the museum offers grand indoor and outdoor spaces for both your ceremony and reception, private access to our... (Wedding Venues Tacoma)
Marymount Event Center is a wonderful historic wedding venue located in Tacoma, Washington. This venue houses the impressive LeMay classic car and Americana memorabilia collection, making it an ideal location for classic car enthusiasts who wish to incorporate this theme into their big day, or for... (Wedding Venues Tacoma)
The Swiss Restaurant and Pub is located in Historic Downtown Tacoma. We have plenty of space for Wedding Receptions, Ceremonies, Bridal Showers, Rehearsal Dinners, and more! (Wedding Venues Tacoma)
The Holiday Inn Tacoma Mall Hotel features 4,000 Square Feet of Flexible Banquet & Conference Space, 124 Guestrooms, Restaurant, Lounge, Oversized Indoor Pool and Fitness Room Designed for Today's Traveler. Our newly designed meeting rooms are one of a kind. (Wedding Venues Tacoma)
PJ Hummel and Company’s World Headquarters is a repurposed century-old factory located in the transportation hub of Tacoma known as the Dome District. The venue, Tin Can Alley, is a facility for human connectivity as well as celebration of art, culture, tourism and business. Constructed in 1919 as a... (Wedding Venues Tacoma)
The Center at Norpoint is a multi-purpose community center located in Northeast Tacoma. The facility features both recreational and community spaces and caters to all ages and ability levels. Nestled in the quiet suburb of NE Tacoma is the Cascade Hall, located at the Center at Norpoint. The Cascade... (Wedding Venues Tacoma)
Our staff of full catering, event planning and audio/visual personnel are here to assist in creating your special event. Weddings, Receptions, Corporate Events, or Theatrical Productions, Tacoma's Landmark Catering and Convention Center offers stunning architecture with seven levels of elegant... (Wedding Venues Tacoma)
Valley View Christian Fellowship Church is the perfect venue for a traditional chapel or outdoor wedding. We are honored that you are considering being married at Valley View, and look forward to being with you during such a memorable time in your lives. In your church wedding ceremony here with... (Wedding Venues Tacoma)
Tacoma, Washington, is a port city that boasts both marina views and the natural splendor of Mount Rainier as a backdrop. This city has profited from an urban renovation throughout the 1990s and is alive with successful restaurants, hotspots, and a thriving arts and culture scene, including the renowned Museum of Glass.
Tacoma offers an array of different venue types across the city, including a selection of banquet halls and hotels, which engaged couples know often means plenty of space and soaring ceilings. Museum weddings are also popular here, with a focus on the preservation and respect for the state’s history resulting in a plethora of locations. Those with a passion for engines can get married surrounded by memorabilia of the automobile, while nature-lovers can avail of the aquarium as their backdrop.
Art and culture enthusiasts should also check out Olympia if they’re scouting for wedding venues in Washington. As Tacoma’s neighbor city, Olympia is situated just 31 miles away. Named after the nearby Olympic Mountains, this city boasts museums, art galleries, and historic landmarks. A focus on enjoying life in the great outdoors also extends to their wedding venues which include mansions and many outdoor parks and garden spaces.
This city offers a pretty temperate climate, with warm summers and noticeably colder winters when the average low temperature can reach 27 degrees. The best time for outdoor weddings and exploring are July through to September, with the average temperature in August hovering around 77.1 degrees. There are 1-2 days in the summer when temperatures can spike above ninety degrees, so consider having a shaded area backup if you're thinking of having an outdoor ceremony or reception.
There are a number of locally owned and operated restaurants available in the city that would work as a great space for rehearsal dinners. Options include waterfront dining for those who love a view, along with restaurants that focus on using locally sourced ingredients for foodies.
The average cost of hiring a ceremony and reception venue in this area is around $4,000., with most couples spending between $2,750 and $7,300. The cost can change depending on a variety of factors, as couples can choose to opt for all-inclusive packages which will drive up the price, or have the ceremony and reception in the same location, which could save costs. For those who need some assistance with figuring out their budget, we’ve created this handy tool to guide you through.
You’ll need to get a marriage license from the county clerk’s office. Be aware, all marriage licenses in Pierce country have a mandatory 3-day waiting period, so don't leave it too late.