Book Our Venues for Holiday Parties

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With Thanksgiving upon us there is no more denying that the holiday season has officially arrived. So give our Hospitality Manager Danielle Taylor a call and start planning those special holiday parties.

Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard is becoming the place to hold special events in the harbor and one of our popular venues is sure to be perfect for your party this December. Plan a sparkling corporate holiday party or a memorable family Christmas gathering on the Gig Harbor waterfront. Whether your guest list has 10 people or 200, we can accommodate your event.

Choose from our spacious and versatile Club @ the Boatyard, the attractive classroom space upstairs in the Northwest Maritime Academy, or our exciting new guest yacht, the White Lion, in the marina. Also, don’t forget the beautiful Guesthouse @ the Boatyard for your out-of-town holiday guests, your own Christmastime getaway, or for a cozy holiday party overlooking the harbor.

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The Club @ the Boatyard is perfect for your company Christmas party. The space features two gas fireplaces and several ceiling heaters to create a cozy ambiance. There is plenty of space for buffet tables, your band and bar. (Photo courtesy of Kim Hann.)

Marina’s Beautiful Venues Perfect for Holiday Parties

Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard Hospitality Manager Danielle can answer all your questions on availability, capacity, special features and other amenities of our wonderful venues and guest rentals.

The Club @ the Boatyard

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The Club @ the Boatyard has seating for 100 people at round tables and is accessible to all your guests with a ramp to the lower level of the venue. A well-appointed prep kitchen next to The Club makes food preparation and staging easy and convenient. Beautiful new restrooms complete the venue as the perfect space for your holiday celebration. Call Danielle to arrange a tour of the venue.

The Classroom at The Northwest Maritime Academy

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The inviting classroom space in the Northwest Maritime Academy, right above The Club @ the Boatyard, is also available as a rental. Your holiday party guests can step out onto the balcony overlooking the park and harbor and then duck back inside under mood-setting track lighting.

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Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard’s various venues offer a beautiful view of the annual Lighted Boat Parade, set for Dec. 10.

Book your event for Dec. 10 and guests will enjoy the balcony view of the annual Lighted Boat Parade as decorated boats cruise around the harbor.

The academy has plenty of space for well over 100 people. The classroom is accessible by stairs from the boatyard, and also from street level without any steps, near the entrance to Gig Harbor Watersports on Harborview Drive.

The academy classroom features a 65″ high definition television with all connections available, a quality sound system and wireless video streaming capability. There is a restroom just off the classroom and the catering kitchen is available downstairs next to The Club @ the Boatyard.

The White Lion Guest Yacht

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The beautiful White Lion guest yacht is the newest hospitality feature at Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard. Plan a memorable holiday party aboard this comfortable and spacious Ponderosa 42 in our marina. The yacht sleeps four overnight guests in two staterooms, each featuring a Queen-size bed and full bathroom. Between the large main salon, the inviting sun deck with convenient wet bar, and the enclosed fly bridge, there is room for up to 10 visiting guests, making it the perfect space for a cozy Christmastime gathering. Read more at White Lion Guest Yacht on this website.

The Guesthouse @ the Boatyard

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And of course, keep in mind our gorgeous Guesthouse @ the Boatyard as a destination during the holiday season. Whether it’s for your own family Christmas gathering, your out-of-town guests, or for smaller company holiday parties, The Guesthouse is the ideal space. The two-bedroom guest apartment offer 1,700-square feet, including a large living room that looks out on the harbor, a huge open kitchen, dining room, two bathrooms and ample deck space for stepping out for a better look at the view. Read more at The Guesthouse for Thanksgiving Stay and Waterfront Vacation Rental.

Book a Gondola Harbor Cruise During the Holidays

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Book a gondola tour of the harbor this holiday season with John Synco of Gig Harbor Gondola. He has blankets, umbrellas and tasty appetizers to make your cruise cozy and memorable.

Add a special outing for your guests this holiday season. Plan a gondola harbor cruise with singing gondolier John Synco of Gig Harbor Gondola. He provides blankets, umbrellas and delicious appetizers on his memorable tours around the harbor aboard Nelly, an authentic Venetian gondola conveniently moored at Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard.

Call Danielle soon and start planning those holiday parties in one of our fantastic venues. Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard can help you host your special event this Christmas season.

Contact Danielle Taylor, hospitality manager at Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard at:; or (253) 358-6546



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