What is your capacity?
Is alcohol allowed?
Yes, with a Banquet Permit from the WSLCB (online typically).
Do you have preferred vendors?
Yes. However you may use the vendors of your choice or do it yourself.
Do you have plates, silverware, cooking supplies?
No, these are items you must supply or rent. We have a limited supply of linnens onsite.
Can we use candles?
Yes, but they must be in self-contained units.
What is the allowed hours for our event?
10AM-11PM fri-sat, 10am-8pm sun and 10AM-10PM mon-thur are the hours of operation.
What is your deposit fee amount and details regarding this?
The deposit fee is $400.00 weddings, $100 other professional/private events (cash, check, or money order).
It is nonrefundable if the event is cancelled. However, deposit becomes damage/cleaning deposit on the day of event and as long as facility is returned to original condition the deposit is returned in 45 days.
What is included in the rental amount?
See items provided list.
What is the cost?
Please contact for more information.
Who cleans up?
Customer is responsible for cleaning to original condition, and our cleaning supplies are provided.
Or you can opt for our cleaning services to be provided (see additional items list).
Are there decorations available?
We provide minimal decorations in the Gasthaus during all seasons. We fully decorate for the holiday season.
Can we decorate ourselves?
Yes, however the use of tape, tacks, nails, screws, and hooks are prohibited.
Are there changing rooms?
Is the Gasthuas handicap accessible?
Do we get time to set up and cleanup?
Yes, this is arranged in your planned rental time.
What about rehearsals?
Rehearsals can be scheduled Monday through Thursday as available.
Is smoking allowed?
Yes, but only outside the building.
Can we use the fireplaces?
Only the exterior fireplace on the patio may have a lit fire in it.
Can we barbeque?
Can we have amplified music?
Yes, inside only but you can hear it over the patios.
Will the loud cooler at the next door cannery be turned off?
Yes, we will have it off before your event starts.
"It's about providing our guests the comfortable space to make their event the most enjoyable possible"
2312 Friendly Grove Road NE
Olympia, WA 98506
"Host & Hostess are always pleasant and easy going. Very helpful and willing to assist you with anything you need. The place is beautiful any time of the year and has plenty of room for practically any event."
"This is a wonderful place for your event. I had my wedding here and at the last moment it started to rain and I was a mess, but they fixed everything and it was beautiful. They are not just in it for a job they truly care as if it was their special day. Thank you again for making my wedding so special"
- Summer Bride.
"My wife And I never had a real wedding. Now 15 years later and the two of us still battling life head on. So with help from the extraordinarily friendly owner (and his assistant) I popped the big question and This time gave her the wedding of her dreams. Thanks Jamie for running the best event setting in the northwest!"
- Groom, vow renewal