Parsons Garden




Parsons Gardens is a magical wedding location on the Queen Anne's south slope. This secluded garden is a welcoming site for your special day in Seattle. Imagine exchanging vows amongst the colorful flowers. Guests will enjoy strolling the green lawns while exploring the manicured gardens. The towering trees and lush green backdrop make for an elegant wedding display. You and your guests will feel at peace as you soak in the romantic atmosphere. The Parsons Gardens was once a family garden and was given to the City of Seattle in 1956. Your wedding day will be a secluded and intimate affair, allowing a natural park backdrop without the distraction of other patrons. Have a wedding day surrounded by the elegance of nature at Parsons Gardens. This site can be used for a simple wedding picnic after your ceremony but is best suited for a small ceremony prior to your evening reception.

Venue Style

Park/Garden, Outdoor


Outdoor Ceremony, Outdoor Reception


Max Outdoor Ceremony: 75 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 75 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start at 8:00AM. Events must end by 7:00PM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee $175 for a ceremony and reception and includes 1 hour of event time excluding set up and clean up time. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $175/hr. Please note, there is a 3 hour minimum. All events at Seattle parks require a permit. $75 outside catering fee if BYO Licensed (caterer must have certificate of liablility insurnce). $75 fee for set up of special equipment (eg. Tents, stages, etc).

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Parsons Garden is estimated at between $1,992 and $2,511 for a ceremony & reception for 50 guests.



Amenities Included

No kitchen
Public parking

Special Restrictions

Approved outside caterer allowed
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
No smoking
Music must end by 7:00PM
No alcohol allowed on venue