BYC Event Center

Wedding, Meeting and Social Venues

The Bellingham Yacht Club Event Center 

With a spectacular waterfront location and both elegant and functional facilities, the Bellingham Yacht Club Event Center on Sqalicum Harbor provides superb venues with free parking for weddings, receptions, business meetings, seminars, parties and special events. 

For information and visits contact or call 360-733-7390 ext. 701.  or go to to schedule a tour. 

Weddings and Large Events

The Marina Room is a spacious, bright room offering beautiful sunset views of Bellingham Bay, Lummi Island and the marina. The Marina Room accomodates up to 185 guests.

The Marina Room packages include tables and chairs, elegant or business settings, a baby grand piano and our unique waterfall. The adjacent deck extends the length of the room and provides an expanded outdoor location to mingle and enjoy the outdoors.


Included technology provides video, audio and remotely located participants.


Small Meetings or Bridal Party Space

The Commodore's Room is a warm and inviting space that showcases the club’s history. The space is versatile for small meetings of up to 20 or can be used for that intimate location for the bridal party.


Large Meetings and Informal Gatherings

The Ward Room is both casual and suitable for meetings, seminars and family gatherings of up to 80 guests. The buffet style kitchen has ovens, a microwave and space for caterers to set up.

The entertainment lounge is adjacent to the Ward Room is included in this space. It has a pool table, fooze ball game table, couch and TV.


Catering Information

Renters may bring in the caterer of their choosing. A suggested catering list will be provided. In addition, food may be supplied by the renter. If alcohol will be served during an event it must be prepared and served by a WA state licensed bartender and a banquet permit purchased and displayed. 


BYC Member's Discounts

BYC Members in good standing are eligible for discounted rates. Contact  Ginger Thompson details.


Marina Room Details

Marina Room: capacity of 185. The Marina Room has expansive views of Squalicum Harbor and Bellingham Bay, carpet, beautiful lighting and artistic décor and includes the following:

170 upholstered wood chairs

23 – 48” to 72” 6-top, 8-top and 10-top round banquet tables

8 - 3' x 6' rectangular folding tables

6 Highboy cocktail tables


Baby Grand Piano

Drop down projector screen and ceiling mounted projector

Single channel microphone



Shades and blackout shades

Deck access through accordion style doors

Restroom and cloakroom

ADA Accessible


Commodore's Room Details

The Commodore’s room is a cozy room, perfect for meetings or as a bridal ready room.

Privacy door

Seating for up to 20 with tables

4 arm chairs and small round table

Drop screen (no projector)

40" monitor with HDMI access


Gas fireplace

ADA accessible


Ward Room and Lounge

Ward Room and Lounge: capacity of 80. The Ward Room is great for family gatherings and parties, large meetings or a groom’s space.

56 upholstered chairs

14 - 6' x 3' folding tables

60" monitor with HDMI cable, surround-sound speakers

Kitchen with sink, double oven, microwave, standard fridge/freezer (no cooktop)


Game room/lounge with comfortable seating, TV, pool table, foosball and more

Contact for more information: or call 360-733-7390 ext. 701.

Marina Room 


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