Whatcom County Wedding Venues (Part 1)

We’ve filmed weddings all over the PNW, but Whatcom County is home. We have some amazing venues in our county and we wanted to give our favorites!  If you are still searching for your Whatcom wedding venue or a surrounding area venue get some inspiration here. If you are getting married at any of these venues below, mention this list when you inquire and you can get $100 off of your film package.


Barnstar Events

Barnstar is a gorgeous historic barn set on 120 private acres in Whatcom County. With soaring ceilings and its expansive space, Barnstar is more cathedral than barn. The interior is chic, rustic and elegant, filled with curated vintage furniture and decor. Surrounded by pastures, flower gardens and an incredible view of Mt. Baker, Barnstar Event Venue is a beautiful setting for your special occasion.

Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony

Indoor Reception

Capacity: 200


Photo: courtesy barnstarevents.com

KatherynMoranPhotography-Baker Creek

Baker Creek Place Wedding and Event Venue

Baker Creek place is a venue full of options! From their new 3000 square foot banquet hall to well-designed meeting rooms they can accommodate 15-200 guests. The venue is flooded with natural light overlook wooded surroundings. The space also has a beautiful outdoor patio and catering kitchen.

Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony

Indoor Reception with patio access

Capacity: 200


Photo: Courtesy of Kathryn Moran

Evergreen Gardens

Evergreen Gardens

Evergreen Gardens is tucked away in beautiful Northern Whatcom County, surrounded by towering evergreens and picturesque flower gardens. Just seven short miles north of Bellingham it feels like you are in a secret garden of your own. A covered outdoor pavilion gives you the opportunity to be outside even if the weather is not cooperating. Our favorite thing about this venue is the variety in location options. You have so many choices of where to have your ceremony and how to set up your reception. It is truly a place that allows the couples to put their own unique spin on their day.

Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony

Indoor Reception

Capacity: 175


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Karen Obrist Photography Wandering Waters

Wandering Waters Farm

Tucked away in the stunning North Fork Nooksack River Valley, Wandering Waters offers a natural setting for couples to exchange their vows and celebrate their marriage. The setting is perfect for any wedding from casual to formal. It offers tranquility and gorgeous sweeping views and colorful farm gardens.  Amenities include a picnic shelter, convenient outdoor kitchen, a sheltered fire pit, and a stage with a dance floor.

Outdoor Ceremony and Reception

Capacity: 120


Photo: Karen Obrist Photography


Samson Estates Winery

Samson Estates Winery sits on a 500-acre berry farm, situated in the middle of the Nooksack River Valley.

Surrounded by acres of lawn and flowering botanical gardens. It is a gorgeous location for a wedding. The large covered pavilion allows you to be outside even if there is some PNW rain. The venue also has staging areas for the caterer, sound system and plenty of parking.

Outdoor Ceremony and Reception

Capacity: 300


Photo: Samsonestates.com

Windows on the Bay Events

This all-inclusive venue is perfect for an intimate wedding and reception.  The gorgeous event room overlooks the marina and your guests can mingle and enjoy the deck. They have everything you need onsite for a beautiful event and their catering is delicious.

Indoor Ceremony and Reception:

Capacity: 100


Lairmont Manor

Lairmont Manor

Lairmont Manor is a jewel in Whatcom County. This romantic mansion nestled in the hills of Fairhaven is the ideal setting for couples who love the beauty of historic architecture and the elegance of sprawling gardens. This beautiful venue has space for intimate indoor events and large outdoor events under their romantic canopy. It is a must see in Whatcom County.

Indoor Event

Capacity: 100

Indoor/Outdoor Event

Capacity: 250


Photo: Genaro Photography

If you find a venue from this page that you love, please let the venue know you found them through Like The River Films!

If you skimmed: If you are getting married at any of these venues, mention this list when you inquire and you can get $100 off of your film package!

Check back soon for part 2 of our Whatcom Wedding Venues Post!

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