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Rental Venues at a Glance

 
Location Rental Facility Capacity Rental Time Parking Stalls A/V Kitchen Catering
Center at Norpoint
4818 Nassau Ave NE
(253) 404-3903
Cascade Hall
(Whole)
250 4 hr min. 200 Yes Yes Outside caterers allowed
  Cascade Hall
(Half)
110 4 hr min. 200 Yes Yes Outside caterers allowed
Fort Nisqually Living
History Museum

5400 N. Pearl St.
(253) 591-5339
Great Room 63 2 hr min. 50 Yes Kitchenette Outside caterers allowed
  Entire Fort complex Entire grounds
& access
to Great Room
2 hr minimum 50 Yes Kitchenette Outside caterers allowed
Northwest Trek
Wildlife Park

Eatonville, WA
(360) 832-7166
The Forest Cafe 70 After hours only 300 No No Lancer Catering
  The Picnic Pavillion 200 11am-1pm
3-5 pm
or all day
300 No No Lancer Catering
  The Hellyer Center 22-120 4 hr minimum 300 Yes No Lancer Catering
People's Community Center
1602 S. MLK Jr Way
(253) 591-5321
Gym/Rooms 50-500 Available 7am-2am 13 spaces
4 accessible
Yes Yes
$25/hr
4 hr
minimum
Bring your own or outside catering
Point Defiance Pagoda
5400 N. Pearl St.
(253) 305-1090
Main Hall 200 4 hr minimum 72 spaces
2 accessible
Yes Yes $150 fee to opt out of preferred catering list
Point Defiance
Zoo & Aquarium

5400 N. Pearl St.
(253) 404-3823
Education Center 200-300 6 hrs Ample Yes No Lancer Catering
  DeFalco Family Pavillion 30 10:30-noon
or 1-2:30pm
Ample No Sink & counter space only Outside caterers allowed
  Asian Forest Sanctuary 200-400 5 hrs; available after zoo hours Ample No No Lancer Catering
  Pacific Rim Plaza 300-500 Available after zoo hours Ample No No Lancer Catering
  South Pacific Aquarium 35-60 4 hrs; available after zoo hours Ample No No Lancer Catering
  North Pacific Aquarium 150-300 5 hrs; available after zoo hours Ample No No Lancer Catering
  North & South Pacific Aquarium 185-400 5 hrs; available after zoo hours Ample No No Lancer Catering
  Red Wolf Picnic Site 300 4 hrs; daytime only Ample No No Lancer Catering
Portland Ave. Community Center
3513 Portland Ave.
(253) 591-5391
Multi-Purpose Room up to 150 4 hr minimum 66 spaces
2 accessible
No Yes
$25/hr
2 hr minimum
Outside caterers allowed
  Classroom 30-50 2 hr minimum 66 spaces
2 accessible
No Yes
$45/hr
4 hr minimum
Outside caterers allowed
STAR Center
3873 S. 66th St.
(253) 404-3942
Journey Hall (South) 100-150 6 hr minimum on Sat, 1-hr minimum all other days 200 spaces Yes Yes Outside caterers allowed
  Journey Hall (North) 120-175 6 hr minimum on Sat, 1-hr minimum on all other days 200 Yes Yes Outside caterers allowed
  Voyage Studio 90-130 1 hr minimum 200 Yes Yes Outside caterers allowed
  Discover Space 70-100 1 hr minimum 200 Yes Yes Outside caterers allowed
  Tot Trek Gym 50-70 1 hr minimum 200 Yes Yes Outside caterers allowed
Tacoma Nature Center
1919 S. Tyler St.
(253) 591-6439
Auditorium 65 2 hr minimum Non-exclusive, shared with public $25-50 charge Kitchenette Outside caterers allowed
Titlow Lodge
8425 6th Ave
(253) 305-1090
Main Hall 200 4 hr minimum 24 spaces, 2 accessible Yes Yes $150 fee to opt out of preferred catering list
W.W. Seymour Botanical Conservatory
(Wright Park)
(253) 591-5330
Conservatory & Gazebo locations Conservatory: 50; Gazebo: 100 1 hr minimum Street parking No No No
 

SEASONAL OUTDOOR VENUES  Available June 1-Sept 30
 
Location Rental Facility Capacity Rental Time Parking Stalls A/V Kitchen Catering
Fuzhou Ting
1741 N. Schuster Parkway
(253) 305-1090
 
Fuzhou Ting 25-75 2 hr blocks:
11am-1pm
2pm-4pm
5pm-7pm
15 spaces, 1 accessible No No No
The Meadow at Fort Nisqually
5400 N. Pearl St.
(253) 305-1090
 
The Meadow at Fort Nisqually 75 2 hr blocks:
11am-1pm
2pm-4pm
5pm-7pm
50 spaces, 1 accessible Electricity available No No
Point Defiance Rose Garden
5400 N. Pearl St.
(253) 305-1090
 
Rose Garden Lawn 100 2 hr blocks: Fri-Sun only
11am-1pm
2pm-7pm
Ample Electricity available No No
Wapato Park Pavillion
6500 S. Sheridan Ave
(253) 305-1090
 
Pavillion 55 2 hr minimum 86 spaces Electricity available Available upstairs No