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Venues in Seattle, Washington,
(206) 524-4918

About Us

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

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

Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?


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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