Inspirational setting and cozy quarters at the Dumas Bay Centre

Welcome to Dumas Bay! A spectacular natural setting, comfortable accommodations and reasonable rates make Dumas Bay Centre, a favorite meeting and special events venue owned and operated by the City of Federal Way!

Whether you’re planning a conference or business retreat, a crafts weekend or wedding reception — our accommodating staff provides you with the best experience possible.

Dumas Bay has three light-filled meeting and banquet rooms, each with stunning views of Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains, plus a few interior meeting room for groups or breakouts. For overnight stays, we offer 68 bedrooms  plus one fully contained suite.

From the charm of an old-fashioned wooden gazebo to the lushness of flowering gardens and manicured lawns, Dumas Bay Centre is the perfect setting for all types of events. There is free parking for 104 cars, and we’re conveniently located between Seattle and Tacoma, and less than 20 miles away from Sea-Tac International Airport.

Where history, nature & beauty unite

Set on 12 acres, Dumas Bay Centre offers a setting that embraces nature and beauty — a place where your guests can relax amid the panoramic splendor of the surroundings.

Its a spectacular natural setting, on a bluff overlooking Puget Sound with an unimpeded view of the majestic Olympic Mountains, sustains many types of birds and wildlife.

Your Next Event In A Beautiful Location

  • Single-Day Retreats
  • Overnight Retreats
  • Conferences
  • Business Meetings
  • Off-Site Special Events
  • Banquets
  • Ceremonies
  • Craft & Hobby Groups
  • and so much more!


We have recently made improvements to welcome you to a safe and healthy environment in which to hold your next event.

  • Replaced all HVAC systems with MERV-13 filters (Theatre, Lobby and Rehearsal Hall) – the recommended filters to remove virus and other contaminants from the air.
  • Increased sanitization programs with our janitorial partner, Cedar Building Services.

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