Event Venue Information
Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center is located in Magnolia’s Discovery Park with sweeping views of the Puget Sound. We are one of the few wedding, reception and event venues in Seattle that can hold up to 250 people at an affordable price point. You also are able to bring in the caterer of your choice. The spacious main level features contemporary Native architecture with giant cedar timbers, high ceilings, and a spectacular view. You will feel like you’ve made a trip outside the hustle and bustle of the city while still being located conveniently within Seattle limits. This unique location offers the potential for a variety of functions such as professional retreats, company meetings, intimate weddings, bar/bat mitzvahs and many others. A few of the features that our guests regularly enjoy are the dugout canoe used for buffets, picture displays, or wet bars as well as our newly built salmon barbecue pit used to bake traditional style salmon.
Daybreak Star houses United Indians of All Tribes Foundation — a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide educational, cultural and social services that reconnect Indigenous people in the Puget Sound region to their heritage by strengthening their sense of belonging and significance as Native people. Rental fees go towards our non-profit organization as well as the upkeep of our beautiful building!
25 Banquet Tables 8 feet x 30 inches come with the main room rental. 50 Inch round tables are available for extra charge
A total of 250 Chairs are included in the main facility rental fee.
NO AV Equipment is available.
Unfortunately United Indians and Daybreak Star does not AV Equipment Available for event or meeting rentals.
Online Bookings are Requests ONLY.
Rental applications include the a user agreement and deposit. Payments are accepted at the Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. We also take payment via credit card over the phone. Rental applications are considered on a first-paid, first-served basis and subject to space availability. All applications must be verified and approved by the Administrative Coordinator.
Deposits listed are holding/damage deposits and are required at the time of booking. The deposit is nonrefundable due to cancellation. Deposits are refunded within two weeks following the event, provided the building is in the same condition as when you arrived. The full building rental fee is due two weeks prior to the event.
Cancellation of room rentals will result in a the forfeiture of your deposit. In order to cancel a room reservation, you MUST provide us with the following:
- Written notification indicating your cancellation.
- Applicant name (as it appears on rental application form).
Rental costs for the facility (lower level) range from $3000 for a Saturday night in Peak Season, to $1000 for a week night in low season.
You provide catering. Food must be cooked and prepared offsite. Your caterer is responsible for bringing any items needed for food service. Daybreak Star does NOT provide equipment or serving utensils. Caterer must be insured, and provide a liquor license for serving alcohol
Use of Kitchen
For all rentals (except Bernie Whitebear meeting room) use of kitchen is limited to use of the walk in refrigerator and use of ovens for warming (not cooking) food.
Special events, corporate hosted functions, athletic leagues, and other events may be required to carry insurance naming the United Indians of All Tribes
as an additional insurer. A personal insurance agent or an insurance agency may be of assistance in securing the required insurance. Questions regarding specific limits and requirements may be referred to the Administrative Coordinator.
Cleaning the Facility
Your rental time includes 1-2 hours to clean up after your event. The building and outside of the building should be in the same condition as when you arrived. All items and decorations must be removed from the premises. See Rental Guidelines and agreement for more details and information on cleaning and damage deposits.
A staff person must be in the building at all times during your event. A $25 per hour staff fee will be charged for each hour the building is used, including during set up and clean up.
Daybreak Star has a small lot with 40 spaces immediately adjacent to the building. Additionally, there is plenty of parking on either side of the road leading to Daybreak Star.
Please protect our walls and artwork! Decorations are permitted, but must be put up with painters tape only. NO nails, tacks or screws. Artwork may NOT be taken off the walls. No wet items should be placed on the floors.
Daybreak Star is a tobacco and marijuana free facility. Smoking or chewing is not allowed inside, or within 25 feet of any entrance.