The light green Event Barn with white trim sits at the end of a gravel road surrounded by tall evergreen trees and picnic tables.

Friends Barn Wedding Day-Use Site

1370 Old Fort Townsend Road, Port Townsend, WA 98368

Friends Barn Wedding Day-Use Site are located in Fort Townsend Historical State Park

The Fort Townsend Friends Barn is a modern replica of an historic 1800s stable. It stands among the tall firs, planted by soldiers in 1856 and offers glimpses of Port Townsend and Cascade Mountains.

Good for

  • Anniversaries
  • Birthday Parties
  • Conference
  • Public Meetings
  • Retreats
  • Reunions
  • Training
  • Wedding

Rates & fees

The facility rents for $300 per day plus tax.

All vehicles must display an annual or daily Discover Pass. 

How to reserve

Make a reservation online or call (888) CAMPOUT or (888) 226-7688. 

You can reserve up to nine months in advance of your date.

Washington State Parks discount passes do not apply to day-use rentals.




Mountain View

Rocky Beach


Seasonal Wildflowers

The Friends’ Barn is open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., March to Oct.  It accommodates up to 100 guests with parking for 70 cars.  Catering is not provided.

The barn is 1,500 square feet and includes electric heat, large river rock gas fireplace, refrigerator, 20 tables with 100 chairs.  Outside there is a large charcoal grill, recycling containers with restrooms and water are nearby.