FAQ

 

Venue

Contact Us or Book a Tour!  We provide rental packages & custom packages for our guests.  Let us help you build your dream event!
Yes! We have a large parking lot just North of the Lake Union Cafe that is first come first serve. Guests are welcome to park in any “LUC” marked stall complimentary. Additional parking is on the street or adjacent paid lots.
Yes!  We have several floor plan options – Contact Us or Book a Tour so that we can learn more about your event and provide you with tailored options.
Yes!  You can check out our virtual tour on our homepage, or we would be happy to take you on a “zoom” or “facetime” walking tour if you are out of town or remaining socially distanced.
Due to the size of our venue, a typical event is 50-250 people.
Yes! We have two green rooms, and are currently planning a remodel to both!

Logistics

Our base rental is five hours. You can add additional hours if desired at a per-hour rate. Because our venue provides catering and florals, the rental window needed for your event is much smaller (ie. our vendors are already on-site, so you don’t need a giant window of time for them to unload/load, set up, take out the trash, etc. We do that for you before and after your rental window!
No smoking of any substance is permitted in, or within 25 feet of any entrance to, the facility. Receptacles are provided in front of our building, 25 feet from the entrance doors. Please advise guests of any event to follow and adhere to city ordinances regarding this.
Yes! For those services we don’t provide in-house, such as photography, DJ, wedding cakes, and specialty rentals, we are happy to provide a list of recommended local vendors.

Weddings

Maybe. We offer basic planning services as part of our wedding packages, in order to help you plan your timeline and order of events. We even offer day-of coordination services as part of our a la carte menu. However, there are some services that a wedding planner provides that we do not offer. Please chat with us about your event and we would be happy to make recommendations.
Yes! We have a variety of options to make your ceremony in our space beautiful, including a stage, various altars, florals, a grand piano, and so much more. Then, we flip the venue in only a few minutes so that the party can start!
Yes! We offer access to the public park next door as a ceremony option, or you are welcome to coordinate your own ceremony venue and then invite your guests to ours for the reception.

Catering

We love providing off-site catering, and our chef, Ian Hoyt, works hard to make your event memorable.  Contact Us today!
We pride ourselves in supporting local whenever possible. From Pacific NW featured spirits, beer, and wine options to fresh local salmon and sausages, if we can’t source it locally, we work hard to procure it from a local small

Covid-19

We are following Washington State Guidelines for King County. In addition, you can read more about what we’re doing to keep everyone safe.

In Phase 2, that means: 

Masks must remain on at all times, unless actively eating or drinking while staying in designated seating.

Weddings and funerals:  Ceremonies and indoor receptions, wakes, or similar gatherings in conjunction with such ceremonies are permitted and must follow the appropriate venue requirements. If food or drinks are served, eating and drinking requirements apply. Dancing is prohibited.

Indoor dining available 25% capacity (64 people in our venue is the safest for social distance; 74 is our maximum allowed).  End alcohol service at 11 PM. Max 6 per table, limit 2 households per table

Yes! See the current COVID guidelines above.
We’re not sure.  We work hard to stay updated on the current phase restrictions and safety precautions.  We also work hard to keep our current and future bookings informed as to any changes in advance – and are looking forward to “normal,” too!
Not yet – but we are offering special packages to mirror the phase restrictions until that day comes.
We miss you! While we can’t host the kind of events that we’re known for right now, we are taking this opportunity to do some general maintenance and improvements – including a new roof, new insulation, and a shiny new art-deco floor (you’re gonna love it!). That may mean some dates are unavailable due to renovations, but we are communicating with all of our clients about these updates slated for February and March, 2021. We’re also rebranding – stay tuned!