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Point Defiance Pagoda

  • 5400 N Pearl St
  • Pt Defiance Park
  • Tacoma, WA 98407
  • (253) 404-3980
Meeting Facilities

A signature setting for your special event inspired by Japanese architecture when it was built in 1914, the Pagoda and its surrounding gardens are a signature of Point Defiance Park. Serene pools, a waterfall, a picturesque footbridge, cherry trees, azaleas and rhododendrons surround the Pagoda on its perch above Puget Sound.

Rental Spaces:

Large hall with fireplace. Includes 2 dressing rooms and kitchen.

Executive Conference Suite Multi-Purpose Room A

Multi-Purpose Room B

Multi-Purpose Room A & B

Main Hall Amenities:

Two dressing rooms

Black, folding chairs

A wide variety of tables including 5' round tables, 8' long tables, 6' long tables, 3' bistro-style tables with adjustable heights

A/V includes projector and audio access, wifi access, handheld wireless microphone Clip on, wireless microphone

Complimentary Parking: two handicap spaces, approx. 72 vehicles can park on surrounding surface streets, limited overflow parking in general Point Defiance Park parking areas

ADA accessible

Gas fireplace

Kitchen: refrigerator, freezer, two warmers, sink, and microwave

Alcohol allowed in designated areas (with banquet permit and licensed bartender)

Coffee maker and carafes (must provide own filters and coffee)

Restrooms: one available upstairs, with additional downstairs

Heated facility

  • DescriptionEvery angle of the historic Point Defiance Pagoda's Asian-influenced design offers breathtaking photo opportunities. The serenity of the park's Japanese garden surrounds the recently renovated 1914 icon, offering additional picturesque settings amid scenic water features, and backdrops of Sakura cherry trees, an authentic Shinto shrine and vivid Tori Gate from Japan. The Pagoda is ideal for weddings, receptions, reunions, anniversary parties, corporate retreats and much more!
  • Space NotesThe Pagoda is multiple floor, flexible meeting venue for corporate business meetings. The Pagoda offers wifi, lcd projector and built in sound system.
  • Meeting Rooms6
  • Total Sq.Ft.2700
  • Largest Room130
  • Breakout Rooms 4
  • Classroom120
  • Banquet140
  • Theatre130
  • Reception140
  • Booths20
  • Exhibits3
  • Internet Capable Yes
  • Wifi Capable Yes
  • Floor Plan FileFloor Plan PDF