Golden Gardens Park




Seattle parks and gardens make lovely and inexpensive outdoor venues. Surround your wedding ceremony with the elegance, serenity and beauty of nature. Choose from an array of quiet gardens, picturesque viewpoints, open meadows, and intimate natural settings. Located in Ballard on Puget Sound, Golden Gardens Park is a popular park that offers extraordinary views of Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains. It is the perfect setting for an unforgettable wedding celebration. A recent project restored two wetlands, established a short loop trail, and restored the northern beach. Golden Gardens offers your guests exciting activities like strolls along a rugged coastline, hikes through forest trails, sunbathing on sandy beaches, fishing from a pier and a boat launch. Other amenities include picnic sites to shelter your celebration and a fire pit to gather around as you toast to your forever. Celebrate your love at Golden Gardens Park for the perfect outdoor wedding with spectacular views.

Venue Style

Park/Garden, Outdoor


Outdoor Ceremony, Outdoor Reception


Max Outdoor Ceremony: 200 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 200 guests

Time Restrictions

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

Rental Fees

The rental fee is $150 per hour for a ceremony and includes 1 hour of event time. set up and clean up time. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $150/hr. Please note, all events at Seattle parks require a permit. There is a $75 outside catering fee if BYO Licensed (caterer must have certificate of liability insurance). $75 fee for set up of special equipment (I.E Tents, stages, etc).

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Golden Gardens Park is estimated at between $2,456 and $3,494 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.



Amenities Included

No kitchen
Large parking lot

Special Restrictions

No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Approved outside caterer allowed
No amplified music allowed
No smoking
Music must end by 7:00PM
No alcohol allowed on venue