Private Events and Club Functions

The Seattle Yacht Club offers a variety of rooms for private events such as breakfasts, luncheons, receptions, conferences, meetings, weddings and seminars. Our Catering Department will be delighted to discuss possibilities for your next event and our banquet menus can accommodate any style event and budget. If you haven’t had the opportunity to use our banquet facilities, we invite you to do so and experience the gracious and professional service that our Catering Department and serving staff provide.

In summer months, our lawn is the perfect location for wedding receptions, company picnics and barbecues for groups of up to 500 people.

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Consultation for Club Functions or Private Events

For information on hosting catered events at SYC, including catering policies, food and beverage services, and menu selections, please contact Amy Shaftel, Seattle Yacht Club Catering and Special Events Manager, at (206) 926-1002 or send email to SYC Catering for sponsorship requirement.

Please note that all room reservations and functions which require food service or club rooms for both club and private activities must be scheduled through the Catering Department.

Room Capacities

The Seattle Yacht Club offers a variety of rooms for private events such as breakfasts, luncheons, receptions, conferences, meetings, weddings and seminars.

  Banquet Tables Cocktail Reception U-Shape One Table Theater Style Dimensions
Fireside Lounge 150 150 55 60 150 34' x 44'
Ward Room 120 125 60 60 150 36' x 45'
Ward/Fireside 270 275 --- --- 250 3028 sq. ft.
Chart Room --- --- --- 10 --- 11' x 14'
Commodore's Room 18 30 --- 20 20 20' x 25'
Heritage Room 90 125 55 45 75 43' x 30'
Elliott Bay Clubhouse* 70 125 50 40 75 1100 sq. ft.




Elliott Bay Clubhouse

The Elliott Bay Clubhouse is a satellite facility of the Seattle Yacht Club located at Elliott Bay Marina. It is available to rent for private parties, receptions, meetings, events and hosted BBQs. It is an ideal location for members who want to self-stage an economical event or celebrate with turn-key catering. Elliott Bay’s waterfront location with views of downtown, the mountain, the bay, and the marina make an impressive venue for you and your guests.
The following items are available for use at the clubhouse: six 60” round tables, two 8’ banquet tables, two 6’ banquet tables, 60 stacking chairs, two outdoor barbecues. The facility also has a refrigerator, electric stove, an oven and a microwave oven in the kitchen prep area. For more information and to check availability/reserve the Elliott Bay Clubhouse please contact:  

Facilities at Seattle Yacht Club

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Fireside Lounge


Fireside Lounge


Ward Room


Commodore's Room


Fireside Lounge

Our largest room, the Fireside Lounge features high ceilings, a large fireplace, a breathtaking view of our lawn and docks, and a covered patio available for year round use. The hardwood dance floor is covered by our new fine English carpeting when not in use. This versatile room can be the center of a memorable wedding, business luncheon, reunion or holiday party. It can be used in conjunction with the adjacent Ward Room for a larger event.

Dimensions: 34'x42'