Event Venue Information
Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center is located high atop the bluff overlooking the Puget Sound from Magnolia’s Discovery Park. We are one of the few wedding venues, reception venues and event venues in Seattle that can hold up to 250 people, at a very reasonable price. You also are able to bring in the caterer of your choice. The spacious main level is contemporary Native architecture with giant cedar timbers, high ceilings, and a spectacular view! You will feel like your out of the city but actually in the city. The unique location offers a variety of options for creative and interesting functions. Perfect for professional retreats, company meetings, intimate weddings, bar/bat mitzvahs and many other special occasions. Some of the features that many of our guests enjoyed is the dugout canoe used for buffet, picture displays, or even a wet bar! We also have a newly built Salmon bake house, which is a covered area used to bake traditional style salmon!
Daybreak Star is the home to United Indians of All Tribes Foundation which is a non-profit organization that serves low-income and needy off reservation Native families, Youth, and Elders. Rental fee’s go towards our non-profit organization and for the up keep 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.
This information is a brief summary of our rental guidelines. Please download the 2017 Daybreak Star Rental Pricing and Guidelines to make sure you understand the full terms of the rental.
Online Bookings are Requests ONLY.
Rental applications (includes user agreement,and payments are accepted at the Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center on 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 deposit and are required at the time of booking. The deposit is nonrefundable due to cancellation. Deposits are refunded within two weeks following the event, if the building is in the same condition as when you arrived. The building rental fee is due two weeks prior to the event.
Cancellation of room rentals will result in a non-refundable 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 range from $3000 for a Saturday night in Peak Season, to $1000 for a weeknight 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 insured. 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 with your event at all times. A $25 per hour staff fee will be charged for each hour the building is used, including set up and clean up.
Daybreak Star has a small lot with 40 spaces immediately adjacent to the building. 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 only with painters tape. 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.