Single Venue Space Capacity : 300
Guest Rooms : 0

705 Dock Street
Tacoma, Washington 98402
NW Region
(253) 272-2750


  • Outdoor
  • Street Parking
  • Free Parking
  • Handicap Access
  • Wifi

Take your event up a notch with an unforgettable level of style. Situated on the Foss Waterway in Tacoma, Washington, and housed within the historic 118-yearold Balfour Docks Building, The Foss Waterway Seaport is one of Tacoma’s architectural gems.

With a historic working boat shop, dozens of exhibits tracing the rich maritime history of the Puget Sound region and a marine education center focused on marine life and conservation efforts, we are an acclaimed maritime museum and marine education center in addition to an unparalleled venue space.

Our dedicated staff are experienced at matching the Seaport’s venue spaces to each client’s unique needs. Whether it is a company banquet, an annual shareholder meeting, or a wedding, The Foss Waterway Seaport is ready to host your next event!

“Embrace Our Past, Celebrate Your Future” with recent renovations that have restored this acclaimed facility to its classic condition, while adding modern conveniences as a building listed on the National Register of Historic Places. With a ceiling that stretches up to 50’ tall, a stunning glass entry, and 150’ trusses cut from old-growth timber, we are proud custodians of a building that is a direct link to Tacoma’s historic maritime heritage.

Easily accessed from I-5, we have plenty of available parking and 1,200 sq. ft. of moorage with power and water available. Visit our website at or give us a call at (253)272-2750 to speak with our events staff. We are waiting to show you why we and many others think we are the best choice for your next event!

Space Name Sq. Ft. Dimensions Ceiling Theatre Classroom Reception Banquet Rounds Banquet Rectangles Exhibits U-Shape Holl Sq.
North Events Combined 9460 29' x 100' + 41' x 160' 50' N/A N/A 450 350 350 N/A N/A N/A
Outdoor Waterfront Esplanade 1148 41' x 28' N/A N/A N/A 75 N/A` N/A N/A N/A N/A
North Events Combined
Sq. Ft. 9460
Dimensions 29' x 100' + 41' x 160'
Ceiling 50'
Theatre N/A
Classroom N/A
Reception 450
Banquet Rounds 350
Banquet Rectangles 350
Exhibits N/A
U-Shape N/A
Holl Sq. N/A
Outdoor Waterfront Esplanade
Sq. Ft. 1148
Dimensions 41' x 28'
Ceiling N/A
Theatre N/A
Classroom N/A
Reception 75
Banquet Rounds N/A`
Banquet Rectangles N/A
Exhibits N/A
U-Shape N/A
Holl Sq. N/A