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Wedding Rental Information

photo courtesy of Patina Floral Design and Planning

Located on beautiful Madrona Point in the heart of Orcas Islandís Eastsound Village. The Hall is a historic 2,300 square foot dance hall, perfect for wedding ceremonies, wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners and private parties. -- scroll down to see lots of wedding photos --

The hall includes a waterfront deck and patio with a great view, high ceilings, maple floors, commercial kitchen and because we are a nonprofit, we have great rates! The Hall is a charming and beautiful location for your special occasion.

Odd Fellows Hall, view of deck from hallThe hall has a variety of ammenities including tables and chairs for seating up to 150 people, as well as tables for buffet, gifts and such. We also provide a variety of audio visual systems to enhance your experience, including a PA system for playing music from your iPod, a wireless microphone, and a LCD projector and movie screen for projecting slides or movies. You can drive the LCD projector with a DVD or laptop. This allows you to immediately show pictures from the wedding ceremony, or photo albums of you, your friends and family. It's up to your imagination!

We just added highspeed Wi-Fi. Couples have used that to access the internet and stream the wedding celebration to folks that can't attend.

To discuss your wedding plans, talk about rental rates, or if you just have questions, call us at 360-376-5640. We'll be happy to help.

Scroll down for more pictures of the hall and helpful information on wedding services available on Orcas Island.

The Odd Fellows Hall was recently featured in an online article at JuneBug Weddings. Photos of that wedding are at the bottom of this page.

Also, Nordstrom's For Keeps wedding blog featured a wedding at the Odd Fellows Hall.

Here photos from a variety of weddings held at the hall. Each wedding party creates their own way of celebrating, decorating, and partying. These pictures may give you some ideas. The Odd Fellows Hall is a place that can set your imagination free. By the way, we get a lot of questions about the cloud cieling star lights, the globe lights, and the curtain lights. Yes, they are all part of the standard hall decorations. We love them!

Photos of recent wedding at Odd Fellows Hall courtesy of JennyJ

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Photos of recent wedding at Odd Fellows Hall courtesy ofChantal Andrea

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Photos of recent wedding at Odd Fellows Hall courtesy ofphotographer Jonathan Steinberg

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Orcas Wedding Links

Here are a variety of services on Orcas Island that can help you with your wedding.

Rental Services

Orcas Events Rental of linen and tableware, umbrellas, paper lamps, vases, chocolate fondue fountain, decorating and planning services. Located on Orcas Island. Call and ask for Veronica San Martin, 360-376-8376

Patina Floral Design and Planning Order flowers and rent vases and props. Leslie Ginness, 360-376-3737

Handmade cedar wedding arbor Often used at the Odd Fellows Hall to adorn the entry to the hall. Looks great decorated with flowers and white christmas lights. Call Stella Padbury, 360-376-2298.

Wedding Planning

Cloud 9 Events, Wedding coordination & event planning, Kimaya Lutz, 360-298-1230,

Patina Floral Design and Planning Leslie Ginness, 360-376-3737

Transportation Services

San Juan Transit Want to just walk on the ferry and take a shuttle around Orcas? Check out the shuttle bus schedule or call 360-378-8887

Chapels and Officiants

Victorian Valley Chapel

Sitting in a quiet valley, with a feeling of peaceful privacy, Victorian Valley Chapel takes one back to a time forgotten, where the sunlight steams through stained glass windows and the sound of soft music within the tall wood-framed ceilings leads one to relaxation and enjoyment of the moment." Rented for weddings, concerts, meetings, or christenings. 1-866-4-chapel

Rev. Shawn Ann Shelton - Conscious Ceremonies & Sacred Vows - call 858-224-5444, or email at shawnshelton@rockisland.com

Didier Gincig - Didier Gincig, Non-Denominational Wedding Officiant - - Approach your wedding day with great joy knowing you have a ceremony centered around your wishes, beliefs, style, and spirituality - call 360-376-6053 or email at: orcasdidier@gmail.com

Lodging

Outlook Inn - Jon Kobayashi, 1-888-OUTLOOK

Old Trout Inn - Henri & Nicole De Marval 376-7474

Orcas Lodging Association - 11 distinctive lodgings including B&Bs, cottages and resorts.

Buckhorn Farm Bungalow - Located on a ten-acre farm near the north shore of Orcas Island. This family vacation cottage enjoys a wonderful country-farm atmosphere and is only 5 minutes away from the village of Eastsound.

Stuff for the Kids

Baby Sitting - call Emilie Gincig at 360-298-5432, or email emiliegincig@gmail.com

The Fun House

If you are looking for something for the kids to do while you are having your wedding, have them play at the Fun House. The Fun house has all kinds of cool activities and stuff to do that will keep the kids engaged, safe, and entertained.

Photography and Videography

Fleischer Art Photography

Open Eye Photo and Illustrations Studios - Georgi Coquereau, Photographer and Artist, 376-3226

Steve Horn Photography - Steve Horn, 468-2100

jENNYj Photography - Jenny J, 206.484.2912 (See pictures below for examples of Jenny's work)

Susan Slapin Studio - 376-8855. Susan is a Fine Artist, Photographer & Poet, who relates to your special celebration with both film and digital cameras; turning treasured moments into memorable photographs, to enjoy for years to come.

Bennett Video Production - Patrick Bennett, 376-5653

Salons

Salon Mir'toi - Kristin, Annette, 376-7667

Radiance Facials - Analisa Lee, 376-8688

Music

Island Love Notes - Sharon Abreu, 376-5773 - Romantic songs, violin music and fiddle tunes (upbeat and slow waltzes) with guitar accompaniment or solo violin. Sharon Abreu performs as a soloist, singing and accompanying herself on guitar or playing violin. Sharon Abreu and Michael Hurwicz perform songs in acoustic folk, pop and classical styles, with rich vocal harmonies, acoustic guitars, violin and bass. Classical piano accompanist also available to accompany solo voice repertoire.

JP and the OK Rhythm Boys - offering blazing and/or sweet fiddle/violin with guitar and bass backup. Check out their Facebook page. Email anita@rockisland.com, or call Anita at (360) 376-5197.

Bruce Pavitt, DJ, 376-2528 - Bruce is a professional dj and the founder of Seattle's Sub Pop record label. Bruce has been collecting and sharing music with people ever since he bought his first record player in 1968. Having worked with a variety of artists from America's independent music scene, Bruce brings a unique historical perspective to his sets.

Catering and Cakes

Garden Catering - Northwest style, local, organic - Libi Geddes, Yuriko Bullock - 360-376-2533

Wood Fired Pizza - John Steward, founder of Maple Rock Farm, and Jay Blackinton create delicious wood-fired pizza on their mobile pizza oven. Salads and other goodies too, using fresh local ingredients from Maple Rock Farm. Yummm! Call John at 360-622-6433 or Jay at 360-55-8823.

The Kitchen - Local and organic ingredients used in the preparation of each meal. Dining indoors ó on the patio or to take out ó catering available. Owner/Chef Charles Dalton. 360-376-6958

Outlook Inn - Jon Kobayashi, 1-888-OUTLOOK

Deer Harbor Inn - Catering signature Pacific Northwest Seafood to all vegetarian to Southern BBQ. Portable smoker and BBQ. call Ryan Carpenter, 360-376-1040

Sugar Baby Specialty Cakes - Jami Plummer, 360-298-5918

Florists

Nest Flowers - Cindy, 376-4580

Patina Flowers and Planning

Peace and Plenty Flower Farm

Plantasia - Lindy Tuson-Turner, 376-4846

"Celebrate your wedding with island style!"

The Odd Fellows Hall is the affordable and fun place to have your wedding reception, rehearsal dinner, or ceremony. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays are the most popular days to rent. We give priority to weddings, so let us know your ideal date and we will let you know if it is available.

Situated among Madrona trees, evergreens and wildflowers on beautiful Madrona Point in Eastsound, the heart of Orcas Island, the Hall has hosted many memorable weddings and gala celebrations over the years. French doors open onto a waterfront deck overlooking the beautiful sound and village, and the view is to the west, so sunset skies can be spectacular.

The Hall can seat up to 150 people and hold a maximum of 185 people.

Orcas Island is a magical beautiful place. Rated:

#2 on the New York Times "41 Places To Go In 2011"

#3 on National Geographic Traveler's "10 Best Summer Trips of 2011"

#4 on Travel + Leisure's "World's Best Awards 2011" Islands of Continental U.S. & Canada

 

Wedding Ideas

IDEA 1

Most people have their wedding receptions on Saturdays or Sundays. Wedding guests often start arriving the day before via ferry, plane and boat. A fun thing to do is rent the hall for the afternoon and evening before your reception. As your guests arrive, they can meet at the hall, explore Madrona Park just down the street, hangout, play music, order in some pizza or BBQ, relax on the deck, watch the sunset and catch up with each other.

IDEA 2

Invite a dance instructor to the reception, or the party the night before and give swing or salsa dance lessons to your guests.

IDEA 3

This is a variation on IDEA 1. Rent the hall the night before and invite your friends to help decorate and party. Order in some chow, put some great music on our awesome sound system and have fun!

IDEA 4

The public dock is 100 yards down the street from the Odd Fellows Hall. Guests with boats can tie up at the dock and stroll to the hall.

IDEA 5

If you are looking for something for the kids to do while you are having your wedding, have them play at the Fun House. The Fun house has all kinds of cool activities and stuff to do that will keep the kids engaged, safe, and entertained. Visit them at www.FunHouse.org.

IDEA 6

Need baby sitters? Check out the options under Stuff for the Kids at left.

IDEA 7

Have your ceremony out back on our new patio with ceremonial circle and crows nest outlook. We just finished it, and the brides and grooms this year tell us it's a beautiful thing!

Below are pictures of wedding decorations by Veronica San Martin of Orcas Events

Below are pictures of wedding decorations by Leslie Ginnes of Patina Floral Design and Planning. Photos by JJPhoto Jenny Jimenez

Good view of the hall, and the cloud ceiling.

The decorations for this wedding had a "steam punk" theme

Here's a night view of the cloud ceiling, with the star lights turned on. Very cool!

 

We created the cloud ceiling a few years ago, and it has been a real hit. You will love it! It turns the hall from a reception/dining mood to a nightclub dance mood at the flip of a switch.

MAGIC!

 

Here are more pictures of the hall in action at our world famous Halloween Dances.

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Photo above courtesy of Photo Elan

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Photo above courtesy of Peace and Plenty Flower Farm

Odd Fellows Hall deck view, facing west, of Eastsound