Weddings & Receptions

Orchestrating wedding memories in the heart of downtown Seattle

The event of a lifetime deserves an unforgettable setting. From the magnificence of a ceremony on the stage of the S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, to the breathtaking views during a reception in the Samuel & Althea Stroum Grand Lobby, to the intimacy of the Norcliffe Founders Room, Benaroya Hall offers everything you need to orchestrate beautiful wedding memories.

Capacities:

  • Founders Room, Ceremony Only: up to 100 guests
  • Founders Room, Reception Only: up to 100 guests (with dance floor)
  • Founders Room Ceremony & Reception: up to 50 guests
  • Taper Stage, Ceremony: up to 300 guests (with stage extension)
  • Grand Lobby Main Floor Only, Dinner/Reception: up to 300 guests (with dance floor)
  • Grand Lobby + Promenade, Dinner/Reception: up to 500 guests (with dance floor)

General Information:

Venue: For information on the venue, including date availability and venue-related costs, please contact the Director of Facility Sales at 206.215.4813 or email bhmc@benaroyahall.org.

Catering: Catering is provided exclusively through Tuxedos and Tennis Shoes Catering. No outside food or beverage is allowed. To discuss food and beverage options, please contact the Catering Sales Manager at 206.336.6605 or email natalies@dsquaredcompany.com. Tuxedos and Tennis Shoes Catering helps coordinate event décor, linens, napkins, china, glassware, etc.

Parking is available in the Benaroya Hall parking garage. Parking can be hosted or non-hosted.

A certificate of insurance for commercial general liability is required. Your event service representative can provide recommendations on securing insurance to cover your special event.

Best availability for weekend weddings is in July/August and major holiday weekends.

  • Orchestrate beautiful wedding memories with photo shoots in and around Benaroya Hall.

  • The stage of the S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium is a grand, yet intimate venue for an unforgettable ceremony.

  • The S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium stage can be set so guests face either the gorgeous interior of the Hall, or the Watjen Concert Organ.

  • The beautiful Norcliffe Founders Room can accommodate wedding ceremonies for up to 100 guests.

  • The Samuel & Althea Stroum Grand Lobby is the perfect canvas for any color or theme.

  • The Davis/Grinstein Promenade is a breathtaking space for cocktail hour before dinner is served. –photo credit: Azzura Photography

  • The Samuel & Althea Stroum Grand Lobby is a gorgeous space to create luxurious wedding receptions.

  • Ceremonies on the stage of the S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium are truly unique & memorable.

  • The Samuel & Althea Stroum Grand Lobby provides a perfect downtown Seattle backdrop.

  • The Norcliffe Founders Room can accommodate wedding receptions for up to 100 guests.