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Things to Consider with Choosing San Juan Island Wedding Venues

One of the best San Juan Island Wedding Venues is at our Friday Harbor Bed and Breakfast

When planning your big day, one of the crucial elements is your location, and there’s plenty to think about when choosing from the long list of San Juan Island wedding venues. There are also plenty of other details to consider, including transportation (especially when choosing an island location), lodging, and catering—all of the facets of creating a perfect ceremony and reception. One thing’s for sure, when you’ve chosen this stunning area of the Northwest to host your nuptials, the natural setting speaks for itself.

One of the best San Juan Island wedding venues checks all the boxes above: The Tucker House Inn. As one of the premier Friday Harbor Bed and Breakfasts, hospitality is at the core of everything we do, and when planning a wedding, warm and welcoming service should be a top priority. If you’re looking to plan a wedding or elopement, the Tucker House Inn & Harrison House Suites can help create the perfect experience. Whether you’re envisioning a small, intimate gathering or a larger celebration with family and friends, their team can make your dream wedding a reality.

Here, we’ll profile the best things to consider when choosing from the San Juan Island wedding venues and why our Friday Harbor Bed and Breakfast is the number one pick! You’ll have everything covered from impeccable guest rooms and suites and in-house catering to an ideal location near the San Juan Island ferry and great inclusive package options. Look into our choices, book a room, and start planning your big day today! 

one of the best San Juan Island Wedding Venues is our Friday Harbor bed and breakfast

One of the Best San Juan Island Wedding Venues

These days, there’s no need for wedding planning to be stressful! Especially when you choose one of the best San Juan Island wedding venues as your homebase and reception site. We’ve hosted hundreds of successful events at our Friday Harbor Bed and Breakfast, and we know the ins and outs of the San Juan Islands for all the details. 

Here are the top five reasons why our Friday Harbor Bed and Breakfast is one of the best San Juan Island wedding venues: 

  1. Central Location in Friday Harbor: Our Friday Harbor Bed and Breakfast is steps from the Friday Harbor Ferry and sea plane terminal and is an ideal base for your special gathering. Guests can explore the island independently during the day and gather together in the evening at the inn, which serves as a central location. There are numerous common areas on the grounds for socializing and catching up. You’ll be within walking distance of the best Friday Harbor restaurants, shops, and cafes.
  2. Wedding Package Options: First, it’s important to note that all of our wedding packages can be customized to fit the wedding of your dreams! You’ll work closely with our wedding planner to hammer out all the details, and then we’ll take care of all the rest. The base package includes the wedding officiant, flowers, wedding cake, bottle of sparkling wine, wedding ceremony photographs and video, Coho restaurant dining credit, massages for the couple, a candlelight breakfast, and the site fee for the ceremony. 
  3. On-site Catering from Coho Restaurant: Located just a block from our Friday Harbor Bed and Breakfast, our farm-to-fork style restaurant serves as our catering provider for all weddings and elopements. If you’re only looking for a caterer, Coho Restaurant can do that too! We work closely with the engaged couple to design and provide a menu that satisfies all appetites. We pride ourselves in using local ingredients and supporting local farms. 
  4. Ample Lodging Accommodations: One element that sets us apart from other San Juan Island wedding venues is that we can provide lodging accommodations for up to 70 guests and offer room blocks to ease reservations for destination weddings. This takes a lot of stress off your guests and, in turn, you! Our cozy guest rooms, spacious multi-room suites, and vacation cottages are the perfect spaces for people to relax pre and post-ceremony and reception. 
  5. Elopement Package Options: For those looking for one of the best San Juan Island wedding venues for your elopement, our Friday Harbor Bed and Breakfast offers the perfect secluded destination. Our elopement package options give you everything you need for a private ceremony and a romantic honeymoon. Our most deluxe package includes a wedding officiant, floral bouquet, wedding cake, bottle of sparkling wine, 50 wedding ceremony photographs, $200 Coho restaurant dining credit, and so much more! 
one of the best San Juan Island Wedding Venues at our Friday Harbor bed and Breakfast

Let us Take Care of All the Details at our Friday Harbor Bed and Breakfast

As one of the best San Juan Island wedding venues, we absolutely love being a part of people’s big day! It’s all in the details, and that’s where we shine. We’ll work closely with the brides and grooms to ensure they have the wedding of their dreams, whether on our property at our Friday Harbor Bed and Breakfast or at a nearby outdoor location. For those getting married off-site, you’ll return to a beautifully arranged reception, either outside under the weeping willow tree or inside our elegant inn. 

This attention to detail continues throughout your stay, and anytime you choose our Friday Harbor Bed and Breakfast as your San Juan Island lodging! We often welcome couples for anniversaries and romantic getaways. For those joining us with intimacy in mind, we have perfect add-on packages to up the wow factor. From flowers, wine, and chocolate to martinis and charcuterie, we can have these treats awaiting your arrival. 

Another perk that makes our Friday Harbor Bed and Breakfast one of the best San Juan Island wedding venues is our daily breakfast delivery service. We’ll bring a hot and fresh breakfast tray right to your door! Enjoy your morning meal in bed or at a table in your room—one less thing for you and your guests to concern themselves with during their stay. Start planning and book your room today!   

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