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Meeting & Event Space

The Perfect Space to Suit Your Group

The Lodge at St. Edward State Park was made for memorable gatherings. More than 9,000 square feet of flexible indoor and outdoor event spaces provides the perfect setting for everything from intimate gatherings to grand celebrations. Sophisticated decor and views of stunning natural beauty combine to create an inspiring setting that puts guests at ease. Each gathering space is named for a person who played a significant role in the rich history of the property, adding a unique story to your event. Browse our venues below to find the perfect space for your group.

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Remington Ballroom

Elegant wedding receptions and spectacular group gatherings are the perfect match for our signature event space, Remington Ballroom. The largest venue at The Lodge at St. Edward, Remington Ballroom is located on the lower level of The Lodge and features a flexible pre-function space ideal for a charming cocktail hour. As you enter the ballroom, your eyes will naturally wander toward the magnificently restored stone hearth. Natural light is welcomed through original windows stretching across the room as well as doors that open onto a private outdoor patio overlooking the Great Lawn and forests of St. Edward State Park, making it the perfect setting for memorable events day or night. To expand the space even further, the neighboring Tonsorium Bar is available for private buy-outs.

Size: 2130 sq. ft. + 929 sq. ft. outdoor patio + 522 sq ft indoor pre-function

Capacity: Rounds: 142 rounds   |  Classroom: 118  |  Theater: 237  |  Reception: 237 

History: Remington Ballroom is named for the first recorded, non-indigenous landowner of the land we now call home. Philo Remington bought the land as investment property in the Territory of Washington in 1876. In the building's seminary days, this space was a designated recreation room. It was used as the seminary prayer hall, where students said morning and evening prayers, and attended classes. 

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Remington Patio

The private Remington outdoor patio is the ideal setting for a reception, cocktail hour, or breakout space. Opening to the Remington Ballroom, the patio spills out to the Great Lawn, providing additional space for mingling or lawn games. Surrounded by stunning views of the forests of Saint Edward State Park, the patio allows guests to enjoy our inspiring natural surroundings. 

Size: 929 sq. ft.

Capacity: Rounds: 62 rounds   |  Classroom: 52  |  Theater: 103  |  Reception: 103

History: In the building's seminary days, students used the lawns and outdoor areas for sports and recreation. Photographs from early days show students playing baseball, volleyball, and attending gym classes in this beautiful outdoor space. 

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Impactful meetings happen in the Magnuson Room. Located on the lower level of The Lodge, this meeting room is the perfect size to host a medium to large meeting or event. Its open flow allows for a variety of flexible meeting sets for presentations, classroom styles, or rounds. Attendees will stay energized and inspired with the beautiful original restored windows that add a touch of character and bright natural light into the space. 

Size: 1,184 sq ft.

Capacity: Rounds: 79  |  Classroom: 66  |  Theater: 132   |  Reception: 132 

History: The Magnuson room is named for the US Senator who secured Federal Land and Water Conservation Funds to purchase the site as a state park. Warren Grant "Maggie" Magnuson represented the state of Washington in the United States Senate from 1944 until 1981. Formerly, this room was used as the Chemistry and Physics Laboratory at the Saint Edward Seminary.

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Warm and inviting, Gorton Room is the perfect venue for a mid-size meeting or event. Magnificent original restored windows welcome natural light into the space allowing for incredible events day or night. From classroom style meetings to wedding rehearsal dinners, Gorton is a natural balance between open space and intimate setting.

Size: 940 sq ft.

Capacity: Rounds: 63  |  Classroom: 52  |  Theater: 104   |  Reception: 104

History: This room is named after Slade Gorton, Washington's Attorney General during the Saint Edward State Park purchase who helped facilitate the arrangement. He later became a US Senator and a strong advocate for state park funding. During Saint Edward Seminary days, this room was the Biology Laboratory and also housed photography dark rooms where students would learn the art of photography inspired by the surrounding nature.

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Squire A + B

A versatile venue, Squire A and B are a flexible duo for productive meetings. Groups may utilize Squire A and B as one large space or divide them into two breakout sessions for unique meeting functions such as catered lunch on one side and classroom set on the other. The highlight of the space is the wall of windows that welcome natural light and inspiring views of the Chef’s Garden and park just beyond.

Size: 1,974 sq ft.

Capacity: Rounds: 132  |  Classroom: 110  |  Theater: 219   |  Reception: 219

History: This room is named for Watson Squire, who worked for his father-in-law Philo Remington, the first recorded landowner, from whom he purchased the land from before leasing to John McMasters. He later became the last Governor of the Territory of Washington before statehood; then the first Senator from the new Washington State in 1889. This room was used as the original chapel at Saint Edward Seminary and was converted into classrooms in the 1940s.

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Ray is the perfect setting to host an important strategy session or creative brainstorm. Its warm and inviting atmosphere is complimented with large windows that fill the room with natural light. Smaller groups will stay productive and connected with everything they need to succeed including state-of-the art technology and catering options.

Size: 472 sq. ft.

Capacity: Rounds: 31  |  Classroom: 26  |  Theater: 52   |  Reception: 52

History: This room is named for the Washington Governor Dixy Lee Ray. Ray shepherded the purchase of this land from the Archdiocese of Seattle in 1977 after the closure of Saint Edward Seminary. The land then became Saint Edward State Park, which is the pristine park The Lodge at St. Edward is located in today. 

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McMasters is a bright and welcoming room ideal for executive meetings and strategy sessions. This mid-size room is space enough for guests to comfortably work or collaborate on important tasks utilizing the Lodge’s state-of-the art technology tools. Large original restored windows add historic character while also bringing in natural light.

Size: 448 sq ft

Capacity: Rounds: 30  |  Classroom: 25  |  Theater: 50   |  Reception: 50

History: John McMasters was a prominent shingle mill operator in Snohomish and Kitsap counties before establishing the McMaster Shingle Mill in Kenmore in 1901, on the very plot of land The Lodge stands on today. In 1901, McMaster named the village of Kenmore in honor of his previous home of Kenmore, Ontario in Canada. 

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This private meeting room is quietly tucked away on the main level of the Lodge. Perfect for executive meetings, this smaller meeting space has a prime view of the Chef’s Garden and breathtaking Saint Edward State Park. Just beyond its doors sits a vestibule pre-function space, a natural accompaniment to Graham for catered lunches and energizing breaks. 

Size: 410 sq. ft.

Capacity: Rounds: 27  |  Classroom: 23  |  Theater: 46   |  Reception: 46

History: The Saint Edward Seminary building was designed by famed Seattle architect John Graham Sr. and completed in 1931. His firm, John Graham & Company, is responsible for many notable buildings in Seattle and throughout the country, including the iconic Space Needle. The Graham meeting room now proudly bears his name.


This intimate room offers absolute privacy and provides an inspiring setting for smaller groups seeking a quiet place to focus. Ryan features large windows that overlook the Chef’s Garden and natural beauty of the surrounding park. In addition, the space is accompanied by an adjacent vestibule just outside its doors, perfect for catered lunches and energizing breaks.

Size: 248 square feet

Capacity: Rounds: 17  |  Classroom: 14 |  Theater: 28   |  Reception: 28

History: Father Michael G. Ryan, of St. James Cathedral in Seattle, is a former student at Saint Edward Seminary and part of the Archdiocese’s strategic team that negotiated the preservation of the land and building as a state park. He is now our Honorary Historian at The Lodge at St. Edward.


This petite space makes a beautiful backdrop for intimate elopement ceremonies or small meetings. Magnificent windows frame stunning views of the Chef’s Garden and Saint Edward State Park just beyond. A vestibule pre-function space is tucked just outside its doors making a perfect transition for light catering or cocktails.

Size: 393 square feet

Capacity: Rounds: 26  |  Classroom: 22 |  Theater: 44   |  Reception: 44

History: In the late 1920s, the land for Saint Edward Seminary was purchased by Bishop Edward John O’Dea using his own personal inheritance. Bishop O’Dea donated the 366-acres to the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Seattle to build a seminary to educate young men for the priesthood.

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