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The Canal

A waterfront location in Seattle’s reveled Ballard neighborhood with the perfect balance of indoors and outdoors. The Canal features a huge custom built bar, oversized dance floor, and large heated and covered outdoor patio. The Canal separates from the rest with elegant, contemporary décor and art deco touches throughout. Warm glowing lights with wrought iron sculpture work and blown glass provide an extremely versatile backdrop for any event.

Venue Highlights

  • Heated, covered, and enclosable patio 
  • Oversized dance floor
  • Unparalleled view of the Ballard Locks
  • Substantial custom built bar
  • Private room available for ceremony preparation 

Amenities and Features

  • Banquet captain, bartenders, and servers
  • Set-up and clean-up of event
  • Facility use for maximum of 5 hours, plus 2 hours set-up and 1 hour tear-down 
  • Heating and air conditioning
  • Meets ADA requirements
  • Complimentary cake cutting
  • Customized to-scale floor plans 
  • Arrangement of all rentals as needed
  • Detailed event timeline
  • In-house food and beverage service 
  • Seating tables, chairs, ivory floor-length linens, and linen napkins
  • Flatware, glassware, china, and serviceware
  • Votive candles
  • Complimentary parking lot
If you are looking for a venue that truly embodies the essence of Seattle, look no further.

Venue Capacity

Accommodates 30-400 guests 


5300 34th Avenue NW
Seattle, WA 98107