If These Walls Could Talk

With a property that boasts 27 historic buildings and offers capacity for events ranging in size from 10 to 400 guests, Fort Worden offers the best opportunity for planners to host a memorable and successful event on the Olympic Peninsula. The friendly & experienced Events team work hard to ensure a smooth & seamless event.

Commons Patio
Commons A
Commons B
Commons Patio Seating
Commons Lobby
Commons A Reception
Commons A Reception
Solar Panels


Ideal for every sized group up to 400 guests. Comfortable seating with round banquet tables, conference tables, or 6ft standard banquet tables. Four separate rooms with dividers to suit the amount of guests you are expecting.

Chapel Exterior
Chapel Interior from Balcony
Chapel Interior
Chapel Details
Chapel Interior
Chapel Interior
Chapel Interior
Chapel Exterior Outdoor Venue Space
Chapel Exterior Outdoor Venue Space


Best for ceremonies or small receptions. Features wood floors, platform stage, and an interior balcony. Outside area could be set up if you are looking for an indoor/outdoor event experience.

Building 204 Porch
Interior Stairwell
204 US
Building 204 Upstairs Restrooms
Building 204 Exterior

Building 204

Building 204 has 4 wings available to rent individually or as a whole venue. Versatile meeting arrangements are possible due to the two upper wings being large, open spaces, and the two bottom wings being more intimate, individualized rooms - great for break-out sessions or smaller meetings.

USO Exterior
USO Interior
USO Interior
USO Restroom


Ideal venue for receptions, silent & live auctions, dances, and music. Beautiful wooden floor that was used for a dance hall originally and a raised stage with a projection screen. The winged carpeted area is perfect to setup an elaborate buffet, lounge, or cocktail area.

Schoolhouse Exterior
View from Exterior Porch
Schoolhouse Exterior Side View with Ramp
Schoolroom N
Schoolroom M
Schoolroom O


The Schoolhouse is home to Partner organization Goddard College who operates as a satellite location to its main campus in Vermont. The Schoolhouse is also home to many smaller schoolrooms that are optimal for classes, workshops and break-out sessions for visiting programs throughout the year.

McCurdy Pavilion Exterior
McCurdy Pavilion & Littlefield Green
Rhododendron Garden
Rhododendron Garden
McCurdy Pavilion Box Office
View from Stage Facing Littlefield Green
View from Littlefield Green Facing Exterior Stage

McCurdy Pavilion

The McCurdy Pavilion was built in 1921 as a balloon hangar. Today it is home to a variety of performances, concerts and shows. An auditorium with fixed theater seating for nearly 900 people inside and the ability to open the doors on to Littlefield Green, the Pavilion is the largest venue on Fort Worden's campus.

JFK Exterior
JFK Interior
JFK Interior


Ideal venue for medium-sized meetings, receptions, music and presentations. The space features a stage and can accommodate a variety of seating configurations. Outside area could be set up if you are looking for an indoor/outdoor event experience.

Wheeler Theater Exterior
Wheeler Theater Interior
Wheeler Theater Performance
View from Stage
Wheeler Exterior
Wheeler Interior Ceremony

Wheeler Theater

The Joseph F. Wheeler historic theater features all the original 1932 charm. Equipped with box office, outdoor marquee lighting, sloped seating, stage, house lights and working stage lights you are transported back in time to when the officers would attend performances in the building.

Seminar Room Exterior
Seminar Room Interior

Seminar Room

The perfect gathering place for your small group, includes a blackboard, projections screen, podium, darkening shades, & carpeting.

View from Bliss Vista Bluff
Mt. Baker from Bliss Vista Bluff
Ceremony View
Bliss Vista Exterior
Sunset View from Bliss Vista Bluff

Bliss Vista Bluff

Semi-private bluff overlooking the Salish Sea, ideal for small wedding ceremonies or receptions. Rental of bluff includes adjoining accommodation - a newly renovated interior, large windows, natural wood finishes, a queen size bed, an updated kitchen and a cozy fireplace, the Bliss Vista is by far one our most popular accommodations.

Ceremony on Bluff 225
Arbor on Bluff 225
Arbor on Bluff 225

Bluff 225

Semi-private bluff overlooking the Salish Sea, ideal for small to medium sized wedding ceremonies or receptions.

Madrona Tree Ceremony
Madrona Tree Evening Ceremony

Madrona Tree

An iconic representation of the Northwest region, the Madrona Tree is an ideal venue for couples looking to host a ceremony of any size. This venue boasts partial views of the Salish Sea and is within close proximity to historic Alexander's Castle.