Unmatched Views. Unforgettable Events.


The MV Skansonia is Seattle’s premier waterfront venue. Permanently docked on North Lake Union, this historic venue offers panoramic views of Seattle’s skyline, vintage nautical decor with modern upgrades, and award-winning catering.

The MV Skansonia offers the ideal backdrop for weddings, corporate functions, and special events. With over 30 years of experience hosting events, the Skansonia is recognized as one of Seattle’s top venues and multi-year recipient of the Couple’s Choice Award. We pride ourselves on our commended service, unique charm, and unmatched views of Seattle.

Exclusive full service catering for MV Skansonia is provided by Herban Feast


Seated Reception | 175

Standing Reception | 200


North Lake Union


Waterfront & Historic



Views of downtown Seattle, hand carved wood bar, rustic ferry boat charm

waterfront history

Looking for the ultimate Seattle experience? Come aboard a retired ferry vessel, and wow your guests with iconic views of the Seattle skyline. 

The Bow provides ample space for a sunset ceremony, an outdoor cocktail reception, or dancing under the stars.

ENjoy a PNW inspired dinner inside the spacious interior, complete with original wood floors, a hand built wrap around bar and rolling garage doors to enjoy the sounds and sights of the waterfront.

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