Port Townsend Weddings

What is so special about Port Townsend weddings? Well, what could be more romantic than celebrating your wedding in the picturesque, Victorian village of Port Townsend, Washington? Known as the City of Dreams, Port Townsend weddings are amongst the most memorable in the world.

Between the breathtaking ocean views and the majestic mountains, Port Townsend is definitely one the most romantic places you will ever see. Whether you are planning your wedding and honeymoon or your fiftieth anniversary, you are certain to fall in love with this quaint little seaside paradise.

You will discover the beautifully preserved and restored Victorian houses, the gorgeous vistas and the fabulous historic district filled with quaint shops and great restaurants.

Where to Hold Your Wedding

Port Townsend weddings offer a variety of fabulous places to hold your wedding ceremony, the reception and the honeymoon. Come for the day and you will want to stay for a week, or longer.

The Bishop Victorian and Swan Hotels are wonderful places to begin your new life together. The hotels and gardens offer four different locations for you to choose from. From the rehearsal dinner right through the reception, all of your expectations will be met, if not exceeded.

The year round “Secret Victorian Gardens” are designed to accommodate all types of weather. The beautifully landscaped site is suitable for medium to large weddings and receptions, large family reunions, or any other special event.

Inside the Bishop Victoria Hotel you have the option of the Vancouver Room, situated next to the gardens, or the Olympic Room on the main level. These areas are suitable for smaller weddings, training seminars, small family reunions or board meetings.

Port Townsend Weddings - the Swan Hotel

Swan Hotel, Port Townsend Reproduced under a Creative Commons license with the kind permission of Gexydaf on Flickr

For brides who prefer an ultra chic, modern venue surrounded by a maritime scene, the Penthouse on top of the Swan Hotel is ideal. The wrap around deck offers breathtaking views of the Straits of Juan de Fuca, Mount Rainier, the Olympics and the Cascades.

To avoid any timing issues or scheduling conflicts for Port Townsend weddings, the hotels only book one event per day. The staff strives to ensure your wedding or other special event will be a complete success and meet all of your expectations.

The marvelous Manresa Castle in another popular location for Port Townsend weddings. Imagine celebrating the biggest day of your life in the storybook surroundings of an authentic nineteenth century castle.

Port Townsend weddings - Manressa Castle

Manresa Castle, Port Townsend weddings are often held here. Reproduced under a Creative Commons license with the kind permission of Michael D Martin on Flickr

The majestic gardens, elegant banquet hall and remarkable library of the Manresa Castle have witnessed many happy couples exchanging wedding vows and starting their new lives together. The Castle offers many indoor and outdoor settings for your special ceremony, so you can get married here any time of year.

The library is perfect for smaller weddings. The Banquet Room can comfortably accommodate up to 80 guests for a sit down dinner, with room for dancing after wards. Other rooms and outdoor areas are more suitable for larger gatherings.

You won't need a wedding planner when you hold your wedding at the Manresa. The experienced staff is ready to help you pick out everything you need to make your special day perfect. From the linens and place settings to the menu selection and finishing touches, they are there to help make your day the best day of your life.

The Rose Theatre is another wonderful place to hold a truly memorable morning or early afternoon wedding. You can rent this historic theatre for the ceremony, but you will have to hold your reception somewhere else.

Another important aspect of your wedding day planning is accommodations. Guests may be coming from far and wide. They will need a place to stay before and after the big event.

The Swan Hotel has a fabulous selection of hotel style rooms, suites and studios, as well as deluxe cottages. There is plenty of room for all of your guests, plus it is the ideal place to spend your honeymoon. Located on the Pacific Ocean in the downtown district of Port Townsend, Washington, this is the perfect place to rest, relax, do some shopping, browse the galleries and just enjoy the breathtaking scenery.

On the other hand, what could be more romantic than spending your honeymoon in a century old castle? The Manresa offers elegant, historic rooms with all of the modern amenities you need.

Staying in the same hotel as where you are having your wedding is much easier for you and your guests. You won't have to worry about anyone getting to bed safely or not being able to find a cab so late at night. After the party is over, each person can simply head over to their room and go to sleep.

Your wedding day is the most important day of your life. You want to make lasting memories and have plenty of fabulous pictures for your wedding album. The scenery at Port Townsend will give you the best pictures ever.

You can have your wedding pictures taken in one of the romantic gardens, the beautiful parks, on the rugged shores, on a sandy beach or on the grounds of the historic castle. Whatever you choose, you will have the most beautiful memories imaginable.

Your wedding day is a day of dreams. Port Townsend weddings make all of those dreams come true.

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