Friendly Meetinghouse

Friendly Meetinghouse is a versatile and spacious event venue conveniently located near downtown Olympia, but nestled in a natural, forest-like setting. Surrounded by acres of park-like grass, hedged by forest, this facility sits across the street from Olympia’s 314-acre, waterfront Squaxin Park. The facility and surrounding land provide privacy, space and a large indoor venue for acohol-free events.

A full kitchen; 1200+ square feet of event room and lobby space; patio; large, manicured field; ample parking; and various other amenities make this a wonderful facility for weddings, fundraisers, meetings, parties, or any other non-alcohol event.

Amenities include:

  • 100-person capacity
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking lot
  • 20 rectangular tables that seat 6-8 people each
  • 140 chairs
  • A projection screen
  • A piano
  • Full kitchen
  • 1200 square feet indoor gathering space
  • large, manicured field and play area for kids
  • ample parking

To schedule a tour or reserve the Friendly Meetinghouse, click here.


Friendly Meetinghouse
3201 Boston Harbor Rd NE
Olympia, WA 98506, USA


(parts of) dayStandardNon-profit
Deposit – 100% refundable if cancelled 8 weeks before event, or if terms in Rental Agreement are met.$100 *$100*
Friday or Saturday Full Day Only**$400$300
Monday – Thursday Full Day (8 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.) $250$180
Monday – Thursday Partial Day*** (8 a.m. – 12 p.m. OR 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. OR 5:30 – 11:59 p.m.) $125$90

* The meetinghouse is the Olympia Friends Meeting’s place of worship. We provide event and meeting space as a service for our community and depend on renters to tread lightly and clean up after events:
Deposit returned if building and grounds are left in good condition, waste properly disposed of, chairs returned to set-up diagram, kitchen cleaned, decorations removed. We will empty dishwasher you have started and wash cloth napkins/towels we provide you.  

** Friday evenings before a Saturday event, if the space is not booked, can be added for set-up for $50.

*** Events extending past cutoff time are charged Full Day rate. 


How to Rent Friendly Meetinghouse

Check out our Rental Agreement.

At or After Your Tour

  1. Send us your Rental Agreement and the $100 deposit necessary to hold your date
    (see Rental Agreement for our refund policy and when exactly rent is due.)
    You have the option to immediately include your rent by
    • clicking the “pay now” button below or
    • sending two separate checks, one for deposit, and one for rent,
      made out to Olympia Friends Meeting
      mailed to 3201 Boston Harbor Rd NE, Olympia, WA 98506.
  2. Please also have a look at the Event Setup Checklist
    and Event Wrap-Up Checklist.
  3. Event insurance is available. Please consider it for large events. 
    Alternatively, you may have coverage through your homeowner’s insurance. 

Contact Us

To schedule a tour or make a reservation, please

Need a Larger Space?

The Olympia Ballroom can hold 300 people and is in the heart of downtown Olympia. Email