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Just beyond downtown Seattle’s sprawling city skyline, across the beautiful Lake Washington, is a whole new world of beautiful venues perfect for every occasion. The Pacific Northwest is blessed with natural beauty at every turn and fortunately, there are many venues to choose from. From lakeside getaways, forest retreats, wineries with great wine and beautiful views, and even functional spaces perfect for the whole family.

1. Vasa Park

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We cannot talk about gorgeous lakeside venues without mentioning a venue that is near and dear to our hearts at National Event Pros and that is Vasa Park Resort. This stunning venue hosts incredible and rare access to Lake Sammamish perfect for company picnics, summer fundraisers, festivals, cookouts, and so much more. Just a hop, skip, and a jump, from Seattle city limits, this venue brings the best of both worlds offering an escape from the hustle and bustle of the city without having to make the trek.

2. Woodinville Lavender

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Woodinville Lavender is another stunning outdoor and indoor venue that shows off the natural beauty of the region and of course all that beautiful lavender. The beautiful venue is made up of various spaces to choose from such as the Valley View Room & Farm Terrace Patio which feature stunning views of the lavender fields and Sammamish Valley, as well as a full audio set-up with wifi. The lawn area of the venue features lots of open space to view the lavender fields, a farmhouse style dining table, lawn games, and more. The venue also has two restroom areas for guests. Overall this is a stunning venue that is truly one of a kind especially when the lavender is in full bloom.

3. Pickering Barn

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This venue is yet again the perfect venue for those looking to enjoy the beauty of the Pacific Northwest without having to travel too far from the city limits of Seattle or Bellevue. Located in Issaquah, Washington is the historic Pickering Barn. The farm now serves as a farmers market that has been in operation since the 1990s but many find Pickering Barn the perfect venue for any occasion because of its historical charm and location.

4. Tibbetts Creek Manor

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Much like the rest of the venues on this list, Tibbetts Creek Manor also achieves the best of both close to Seattle and Bellevue as well as showcasing the natural beauty of the region. Also located in Issaquah, Washington, the property spans around 7,000 square feet and can host up to 130 guests in the interior of the venue and up to 175 guests utilizing the floral garden and deck area.

5. Robinswood House

Just a hop, skip, and a jump, over Lake Washington in Bellevue, Washington is the beautiful Robinswood House. The venue itself can host up to 225 guests and features stunning fireplaces, open windows, classic wood floors, and timelessly beautiful decor. This is not just a stunning venue for a wedding, but any occasion where you and your guests wish to stop and smell the roses. Whether it be treating your office to a midweek brunch to celebrate an achievement, hosting an intimate company dinner, this venue is perfect for those who seek a piece of the Pacific Northwest’s beauty.

6. Hollywood School House

This venue is another beautiful and historical gem of the Pacific Northwest located in the heart of Woodinville’s wine country in Woodinville, Washington. Since 1912 this venue has been a beautiful part of Woodinville’s history and now it functions as a fully restored and stunning venue for any occasion.