The Canal




With breathtaking views of the trestled Salmon Bay Bridge and turquoise water, the Canal provides a serene, idyllic setting for your wedding. For a refreshing and romantic experience, choose this award-winning venue for your special day. Located in Seattleā€™s charming Ballard neighborhood, Canal is graced with the history and natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest. Say your vows on the heat covered patio amidst colorful twinkling Bistro lights. Break for a photo shoot and follow the melodic sounds of lapping waves for a picturesque watercolor sunset. Meanwhile, your wedding party will enjoy a lively, island-style cocktail reception on the landscaped terrace, in the shade of the architectural yellow roof. As you dine, bask in the warm ambiance of the tastefully decorated interior. The Art Deco chandeliers and sleek wood furniture creates the rustic feel of a warehouse. Savor regional dishes such as the flavorful Pacific salmon. Attending to your every need, the Jewel Hospitality team will ensure smooth and timely service. Dance the night away on the hardwood floor or even under the moonlit sky. You can even follow the melodic sounds of the crashing waves and walk to the Golden Gardens, a secluded beach less than a mile away. A truly Northwest experience, the Canal sets the stage for a blissful marriage.

Venue Style

Banquet Hall/Restaurant, Ocean/Waterfront View, Outdoor


Indoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 170 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 220 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by 1:00AM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $700 to $2,950 for a reception and includes 5 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The set up fee for a ceremony is $650. There is a food and beverage minimum applied to all events.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at The Canal is estimated at between $7,936 and $16,929 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Wedding planning services
Bride's dressing area
Dance floor
Coat check room
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Outdoor lighting
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Day-of coordinator
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Food & beverage minimum
Venue must approve all decorations
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Exclusive caterer for venue
Amplified music OK indoors only
Smoking outside only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by midnight