Picturesque Greenhouse Venue outside of Spokane Washington: Total Guide to Planning a Wedding at The Greenhouse on Harvard

The Greenhouse on Harvard sits right outside of Spokane, Washington. It offers a picturesque greenhouse-style wedding venue nestled on a serene hill, overlooking Spokane County. It is a beautiful setting for a romantic and unforgettable wedding celebration! 

About Greenhouse on Harvard 

The Greenhouse on Harvard in Spokane, WA, is a multifunctional, greenhouse-style event venue for weddings or any big events and occasions you might want to celebrate. It sits on a peaceful and quiet hill that overlooks Spokane, and it can be set for both intimate or large celebrations. From the “I dos” to the dance numbers, make the Greenhouse your number one destination for nuptials like no other! It truly is a venue you will want to check out. 

The Greenhouse on Harvard offers a spacious, restored greenhouse with nature and outdoor space surrounding the building that can be used for a variety of special occasions. Host your ceremony on the event lawn, which can hold up to 200 guests, an aisle, and altar décor. If you’re still thinking about what to do for your cocktail party, you can invite your loved ones to toast over celebratory drinks at the other event patio, complete with an ice machine for cold beverages and modern outdoor lounge furniture.

They can hold 120 guests inside the greenhouse, which features an open floor plan for total room customization. They want you to be able to have YOUR dream wedding here, so you can talk with them to set up as you like. Glass windows cover the solarium-style building from top to bottom, which means you will have TONS of natural light and can see all the beautiful views in any direction. The villa is ideal for your wedding party to set up and get ready with hair, makeup, and other pre-event preparations. They also have two luxurious suites, which can also be used for your romantic overnight stay!

If you decide to choose the Greenhouse on Harvard for your venue, you will have full access to the property and its facilities. Tables, benches, chairs, and other rentals can be provided so you have everything you need to celebrate your special day! This is incredibly helpful, because then you don’t have to go find these things from other vendors! Both restrooms are ADA-accessible, and an on-site private parking lot will be open to guests driving in. Outside vendors are also welcome, allowing you to execute your day just as you imagined.

Where is Greenhouse on Harvard?

This beautiful venue is surrounded by several mountain ranges! To the west lies the Selkirk Mountains, and to the east are the Rocky Mountains. These mountain ranges are known for their stunning views and offer various outdoor activities such as hiking, skiing, and camping. The area is also home to several bodies of water, including the Spokane and Little Spokane rivers, which offer opportunities for fishing and boating. Additionally, the region is known for its wildlife, including moose, elk, and deer. Overall, it is a beautiful and scenic location with plenty of opportunities for outdoor recreation and exploration. This is great for any guests coming out of town! Let them know how much there is to do, especially if the weather allows them to explore all these options in their free time over the weekend!

Closest Major Cities/Towns:

  • Driving Time From Downtown Spokane: 41 minutes
  • Driving Time From Spokane Valley: 28 minutes
  • Driving Time From Cour De Lane: 35 minutes

Closest Major Airports:

  • Spokane International Airport: 45 minutes
  • Coeur d’Alene Airport: 48 minutes 

Why Have Your Wedding at Greenhouse on Harvard?

As I mentioned before, they have and offer two suites as a private space for you to prepare before the ceremony and relax afterwards. They have all the essentials, and are perfect for pre-wedding preparations, a peaceful little getaway with your partner during the event, or as a romantic overnight accommodation for the newlyweds! They also have an incredibly unique feature you can enhance your wedding day with, which is a vintage 1964 double-decker bus, great for unforgettable photos. This space offers it all, y’all!

Top Venue Features

Some of the things I think are important for your day, that The Greenhouse offers!

  • Getting ready locations for both partners
  • Shuttles/transportation
  • Honeymoon packages

The Best Time of Year to Get Married at The Greenhouse on Harvard 

Here’s a detailed look at what you can expect in each season: Spring: As the season progresses, the days get warmer but the nights remain chilly, with temperatures in the low 30’s. You might still see some snow during this time, but the sun begins to shine more frequently, allowing the flowers to bloom and the trees to bud! Summer: this is the perfect time to explore Spokane, with temperatures averaging around 83 degrees during July and August. The skies are clear, and the days are long, giving you ample time to experience all that the area has to offer. Whether you want to hike, bike, or simply relax by the river, the options are endless.

Fall: As Autumn arrives, the weather starts to cool off, with crisp mornings and warm, sunny afternoons. The temperature during the first half of the season averages around 70’s and 60’s, with lows in the low 40’s or high 30’s. This is a beautiful time of the year, especially for outdoor enthusiasts looking to explore the region in comfort! Winter: As winter sets in, Spokane transforms into a magical winter wonderland. Temperatures drop to the low 20’s, and the area is blanketed in snow, making it the perfect time to visit one of the surrounding ski resorts. Whether you enjoy skiing, snowboarding, or simply spending time in the snow, Spokane’s winters are truly a sight to behold!

Where to Stay Near The Greenhouse on Harvard 

When it comes to recommending a place to stay in Spokane, Washington, there are several factors to consider. But I tried to compile a list of places to stay that are close to the venue, close to some attractions, and some places to stay for pictures!


Charming Valley Home in Spokane with Hot Tub

Cottage in Spokane Valley

Guest Suite in Spokane Washington

Tuscany Styled Open Beamed Retreat on South Hill with Gorgeous Mountain Views

The Executive Club | MODERN Top Floor Condo w/ View | Unbeatable Location

Hotels, Lodges, & Resorts

Coeur d’Alene Casino

Oxford Suites Spokane

The Historic Davenport


Funny Farm

Bigfoot bungalow tiny home

Blended Roots Farms

Greenhouse on Harvard Wedding Pricing Package

Starting price of $7,500 + tax with full access to greenhouse, bathrooms/suites, and outdoor courtyard area.

They will only hold one event per weekend, which means you don’t have to be rushed on your big day. This is huge and so helpful! You and vendors can start set up and hold rehearsal dinner the day before, come early the day of to have a moment of peace before everyone else arrives, and cleanup the day after. For smaller more intimate gatherings rates are dependent on the nature of party and date requested. 

Greenhouse on Harvard Wedding Vendors

Here are some of my favorite vendors surrounding the area, and I highly suggest looking into these and reaching out! They are all so wonderful, and I hope this list can help you find what exactly you are looking for!


Rental Companies






Hiring Your Spokane Wedding Photographer

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I hope this helps you either decide whether or not The Greenhouse is the perfect fit for your day, or if you have already booked it, I hope this can help you start planning! 

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