Venue Spotlight: Gretna Green Chapel

There are very few truly historical wedding venues in the Spokane area, but Gretna Green Chapel is definitely one of them. This gorgeous church building is officially Spokane’s oldest wedding chapel, how cool is that?! Built in 1888, Gretna has enough character to satisfy any history buff. It also boasts versatile reception and ceremony spaces. A tour is a must!

Here is an interview with the owners:



Where are you located?

We are in downtown Spokane at 1403 North Washington Street, Spokane, WA  99201.

What type of wedding does your venue work best for?

Gretna Green Chapel is ideal for couples who want a beautiful chapel wedding ceremony and a warm, intimate area for celebrating at their reception.  No need to worry over unpredictable weather; guests will keep cool in the summer and toasty warm in the winter as Gretna Green Chapel and reception area is an indoor facility.

What makes your venue unique?

Gretna Green Chapel was built in 1888.  With over 30 years in the wedding business, we are recognized as Spokane’s Oldest Wedding Chapel by the Spokane County Historical Society.  Gretna Green Chapel’s historic elegance and charm make it the perfect setting for your special day.  Our in-house event coordinator can work with you to plan every detail so that your wedding day is both meaningful and fun.

What is the capacity of your venue?

Our chapel and reception area can comfortably accommodate up to 120.


What is your catering policy?

Gretna Green Chapel offers in-house catering.   From cocktail reception to buffet service; our menu is designed to be tailored to meet your specific wedding reception needs.

What is your advice for couples planning their wedding?

Your engagement is a special time that you should enjoy to the fullest.  Don’t spend time stressing out about your wedding details and budget.   Choose a venue with a coordinator that has the experience to help guide you step-by-step to create a wedding that reflects your unique personality and style.  Of course, if you decide, Gretna Green Chapel would be honored to help you plan and host your wedding.

What is included in your wedding packages?

All of our wedding packages include:

  • Event Coordinator
  • Exclusive use of chapel and reception area
  • Use of floral decorations in chapel and reception area
  • Additional one hour for rehearsal
  • Tables and white table linens
  • Use of reception area table centerpieces
  • Decorated food table
  • Unlimited punch, coffee, tea and water
  • Banquet chairs
  • Chapel cd system w/wide selection of wedding music
  • China, glassware and silverware
  • Staff providing set up, food service, and clean up
  • Cake cutting service
  • Free Parking

What is the price range for your venue?

Wedding packages begin at $2095 plus tax.  Rates vary based on package selection and customization requirements for your special day.

Gretna Green

Call 509-327-1057 or email to schedule a tour.

Visit the Gretna Green website for more info!


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