Bellingham Cruise Terminal




Located at the end of Harris Avenue in the Fairhaven district, the Bellingham Cruise Terminal is the gateway terminal for the Alaska Marine Highway. This waterfront building houses the ticketing and docking facilities for the ferry that travels the Inside Passage to Alaska. This majestic brick building is a grand venue for your wedding. The upstairs Dome Room is available for you to host a breathtaking ceremony and celebratory reception. The Dome Room has a spectacular view of Bellingham Bay through floor-to-ceiling windows that curve into a domed ceiling. Exchange your vows against a backdrop of the calm water. Your guests will marvel at the majestic ambience created by sunlight streaming in. Off to the side, there is additional room to host a reception in the same room. A "prep" kitchen and buffet area are available, along with a complete in-room sound system. Let your wedding day become the party of a lifetime!

Venue Style

Event Center, Ocean/Waterfront View, Ballrooms


Indoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 200 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 200 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by 2:00AM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $840 to $2,200 for a ceremony and reception and includes 16 hours of event time including set up and clean up time. A refundable security deposit of $500 is required.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Bellingham Cruise Terminal is estimated at between $3,120 and $11,058 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Coat check room
Tables and chairs provided
Outdoor lighting
Venue set up and clean up
Day of onsite manager
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot

Special Restrictions

BYO alcohol
Venue must approve all decorations
General liability insurance required
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Approved outside caterer allowed
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking outside only
Music must end by midnight