BienVenue

Welcome to Your Online Marketplace for Private Events

7 Best Rooftop Venues for Summer Entertaining in Seattle

Rooftop Venues, Seattle EventsAnne HulettComment
  The Nest

The Nest

With summer in full swing, rooftop season has arrived for outdoor entertaining!  We are raising a glass to the top Seattle spots for hosting exclusive events in the sky. Rooftop venues offer first-class views that make for an extraordinary backdrop to any event. Here are the best rooftop hot spots you must consider when planning events this summer in Seattle.

1.    Thompson Hotel | The NestDowntown Seattle, Near Pike Place Market

The Nest, located at the top of Thompson Hotel in the heart of downtown Seattle, is an impressive rooftop stunner. This brilliant, 4,500 square foot space delivers an eyeful of the bay, Seattle’s iconic ferris wheel and the Olympic Mountains. You and your guests will enjoy the elegant outdoor setting, modern touches and beautiful view. It is the perfect spot for summer entertaining and can accommodate small groups or large buyouts for up to 250 guests.

The Nest View
  The Nest

The Nest

The Nest

2.    Fremont Foundry | The Penthouse & Rooftop TerraceFremont Neighborhood of Seattle

Fremont Foundry is a unique venue that has preserved the origins of a working foundry and has become a Seattle cultural landmark. The sky-lit penthouse encompassed by glass doors and spacious rooftop terrace with sweeping views of North Seattle create an amazing spot for that swanky summer cocktail party you’ve been wanting to throw. The space can hold up to 300 guests standing and 200 guests seated.

  Fremont Foundry |   Photo: Raeleen Shepard,  Fancy Fin Photography

Fremont Foundry | Photo: Raeleen Shepard, Fancy Fin Photography

3.    Hotel Sorrento | The PenthouseDowntown Seattle

Located on the seventh-floor of historic Hotel Sorrento, the Penthouse is a top- floor retreat with classy furniture, a rooftop deck and a dramatic view of the city. This venue is ideal for blue-sky champagne toasts, lovely sunset photos and dancing under the stars. The Sorrento’s superb food and beverage team will also customize a food and drink menu specifically to your taste.

  Hotel Sorrento | The Penthouse

Hotel Sorrento | The Penthouse

4.    MbarSouth Lake Union Neighborhood of Seattle

The Mbar features an epic rooftop patio overlooking downtown Seattle, MoPop and Seattle Center, the Olympic Mountain Range, Queen Anne Hill, South Lake Union, and North Capitol Hill. This artful rooftop space is an amazing venue to host guests for a relaxing evening of modern Middle Eastern–meets-Mediterranean cuisine, specialty drinks & sweeping views. Treat your guests to an unforgettable night with a view of the sunset early in the evening followed by twinkling stars and city lights.

Mbar
  Mbar

Mbar

Mbar

5.    WithinSodo | The Rooftop DeckSodo District of Seattle

WithinSodo is located in a blossoming industrial area less than a mile away from Century Link and Safeco fields and caters to almost any type of event you can imagine. The 3000 square foot rooftop deck includes a gas fireplace, outdoor heaters, cafe lights, a satellite bar with television, multiple seating areas, and gorgeous views of Seattle's skyline.

  WithinSodo | The Rooftop Deck

WithinSodo | The Rooftop Deck

WithinSodo Deck

6.    Motif Seattle | Frolik Kitchen + CocktailsCentral Business District of Downtown Seattle

Located on the 5th floor of Motif Seattle, Frolik Kitchen + Cocktails is a vibrant and unique social experience. The rooftop bar boasts a spacious outdoor patio, fireplaces, shuffleboard, and modern lounges for you and your guests to enjoy. You can’t go wrong with this stylish, energized hangout featuring exquisite cocktails, Regional American menu with a Northwest Pacific flair and skyline views.

Frolik Patio
  Frolik Kitchen + Cocktails

Frolik Kitchen + Cocktails

Frolik Patio

7.    Smith Tower | The Lookout Lounge & DeckPioneer Square Neighborhood of Seattle

Gather at Seattle’s original skyscraper for your next event. The experience begins the minute you and your guests enter the building and enjoy being whisked up to the twenty-second floor Lookout Lounge & Deck. This magnificent, contemporary space, accommodating up to 80 guests, offers a sleek interior lounge that transitions to a modern roof deck overlooking Seattle. The breathtaking views, gorgeous interior and divine service make for an impressive and unforgettable event.

Smith Tower View
  Smith Tower | The Lookout Lounge & Deck

Smith Tower | The Lookout Lounge & Deck

Smith Tower Lookout

Want to host a spectacular event at one of these rooftop venues, but don’t want to do any of the work or don’t have the time? BienVenue is happy to plan it for you providing full event planning services by one of our expert event curators, exclusive access, trending event elements and preferred pricing.