Alex Lasota is based in Walla Walla, Washington. Sought after for her documentary meets editorial style of wedding photography, she provides her clients with timeless, generational heirlooms they treasure for a lifetime.


As the trend of destination weddings continues to captivate couples worldwide, many are finding solace in the idea of celebrating their love closer to home. The Pacific Northwest, renowned for its natural beauty and charming landscapes, harbors a collection of European-style wedding venues that rival those found overseas. Offering a blend of elegance, romance, and intimacy, these venues provide an enchanting backdrop for couples seeking a European-inspired wedding experience without the need for extensive travel. Let’s uncover some of the top European-style wedding venues nestled in the heart of the Pacific Northwest.

Lakewold Gardens

Location: Snohomish, Washington
Maximum Guest Count: 80
European Style: English

Tucked away in the heart of Washington state, Lakewold Gardens exudes the timeless beauty of an English estate. With manicured gardens, serene lakes, and charming pavilions, this venue offers couples a romantic setting reminiscent of the English countryside.

Lairmont Manor

Location: Bellingham, Washington
Maximum Guest Count: Up to 200
European Style: Italian Renaissance

Steeped in history and grandeur, Lairmont Manor transports couples to the opulent splendor of the Italian Renaissance. Featuring majestic architecture, lush grounds, and ornate ballrooms, this venue promises an unforgettable wedding experience filled with old-world romance and sophistication.

Siren Song Vineyard Estate and Winery

Location: Lake Chelan, Washington
Maximum Guest Count: Up to 200
European Style: Italian

Inspired by the legendary beauty of Italy’s Lake Como, Siren Song Vineyards and Estates offers couples a taste of la dolce vita in the Pacific Northwest. With vineyards stretching as far as the eye can see and elegant waterfront settings, this venue sets the stage for a truly magical celebration.

Villa Catalana Cellars

Location: Oregon City, Oregon
Maximum Guest Count: Up to 200
European Style: Italian

Nestled in the heart of Oregon’s wine country, Villa Catalana Cellars captures the essence of Mediterranean romance. From its sun-drenched courtyards to its sweeping vineyard views, this venue evokes the charm and warmth of an Italian villa.  Villa Catalana is the perfect setting for an intimate and unforgettable wedding.

Chandler Reach Winery

Location: Benton City, Washington
Maximum Guest Count: Up to 150
European Style: Italian


Surrounded by rolling hills and vineyards, Chandler Reach Winery offers couples a taste of Tuscany in the heart of Washington wine country. With its rustic elegance and panoramic views, this venue provides the perfect backdrop for a rustic-chic wedding filled with wine, laughter, and love.

Chateau de Michellia

Location: Willamette Valley
European Style: French 


Embodying the romance and sophistication of the French countryside, Chateau De Michellia enchants couples with its graceful architecture and picturesque gardens. From intimate ceremonies in the rose garden to grand receptions in the ballroom, this venue offers endless possibilities for a truly enchanting wedding day.

Ranch at The Canyons

Location: Terrebonne, Oregon
Maximum Guest Count: Up to 200 guests
European Style: Italian

Set against the backdrop of Central Oregon’s rugged landscape, Ranch at The Canyons captures the rustic elegance of an Italian villa retreat. With its sprawling vineyards, tranquil ponds, and breathtaking vistas, this venue offers couples a one-of-a-kind setting for a destination wedding that feels a world away.

Thornwood Castle

Location: Lakewood, Washington
Maximum Guest Count: Up to 200 
European Style: English Manor Style

Thornwood Castle transports couples to the pages of a storybook romance. With its ivy-covered walls, towering turrets, and lush gardens, this venue exudes the timeless charm and elegance of an English manor, making it the perfect backdrop for a wedding fit for royalty.

In conclusion, the Pacific Northwest unveils a treasure trove of European-inspired wedding venues that promise to turn dreams into reality. From historic manors to picturesque vineyards, each venue offers a unique blend of elegance, romance, and charm. By choosing a local venue, couples can embark on a journey of love and celebration amidst the breathtaking landscapes of the Pacific Northwest, creating memories that will last a lifetime.

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BEHIND THE LENS

MEET ALEX

A third generation photographer dedicated to telling authentic love stories through a combination of film and digital photographs

Alex Lasota is a third-generation, award-winning wedding and film photographer known for her unique combination of editorial shooting and unposed, photojournalistic style.  With thirteen years of industry experience and three hundred wedding photographed, she serves a limited number of couples per year. Her work has been featured in Brides, Martha Stewart Weddings, and more.  Her passion for crafting timeless generational heirlooms stems from a profound appreciation for the fleeting nature of time. She aims to not only preserve the beauty of the present but also provide a tangible connection to the past.