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What type of events are held at the Ship Canal Event Venue?

The Ship Canal Event Venue is popular for hosting corporate retreats, bridal and wedding parties, auctions, charitable, birthdays, and graduation events. The room offers access to a small patio area perfect for cocktail hour, additional guest seating, and outside photos. Our team can show you how our unique multi-purpose spaces can best be used for all events!

How can I tour the facilities?

Venue tours are by appointment only. Please schedule a tour via email request.

What is the Capacity of the Venues?

The Ship Canal Event Venue can accommodate up to capacity limits. Please review the venue section for capacity limits and square footage.

Venue Rental Fee and What is Included?

The rate varies based on the space required. Banquet hall cleaning fees are a $500 non-refundable fee. Please review the venue section for rates. For a specific quote, please complete the contact form and include specifics regarding your event and preferred date.

Venue Rental does not include:
  • Additional hours of access outside the day of rental
  • Set-up and clean-up rate $50 per hour
  • Bridal/family/staging/board room ($200, 2 hr. min)
Venue Rental Includes:
  • Street parking and ride share suggested
  • Table Rounds, seating eight people, 100 accompanying banquet chairs, and four 6-foot rectangular tables
  • Wireless internet access
  • AV system
  • Bluetooth

Payments, Deposits, and Balance Due Payments

A 50% rental fee deposit and a signed contract are required to guarantee your reservation date.

Can I Bring in My Own Food / Do you Provide Catering?

Absolutely. We do not provide catering.  We may choose to provide this at a later date.  Please inquire within.

Can I Provide My Own Alcohol?

No, Seattle Elks Lodge #92 does not allow any outside alcohol. The Seattle Elks must provide all alcoholic beverage services. We have a full-service bar.

Am I Allowed to Use Candles, Balloons and other Types of Decorations?

Flameless candles, balloons, and other decorations are allowed. Nails, staples, and screws are not allowed to hang decorations. The unique tape must be used on all painted surfaces. If you must hang décor that requires a ladder, due to OSHA regulations, you must provide the ladder.

Are Sparklers, Lanterns, Rice, Glitter or Confetti Allowed?

Seattle Municipal Fire Code says we cannot allow sparklers or lanterns.

Does the Ship Canal Event Venue Have Parking and/or Lodging?

We have a surface lot that can be used for loading and unloading. Street parking is available. There may be other parking options available. These options are date dependent. We do not have overnight lodging on our property.

Do I Have to Have Event Insurance, and If So, How Do I Get It?

For your protection, the Ship Canal Event Venue requires one-day event insurance. The Renter will purchase this insurance through the Seattle Elks Lodge #92 for approximately $162.

Do You Provide Security?

We recommends on-site security for events of 75 or more people.