Have Your Next Meeting or Event At Darnell’s

Are you or your group looking for a place in Lake Chelan to have a  Business Retreat, Team Building, Meeting, Reception, Birthday, Anniversary, Holiday Party, Reunion, or some other special event?  Darnell’s Resort at Lake Chelan is a perfect setting for small groups to get together and have fun or focus on business or both?

Description of Services and Facility

Darnell’s Lake Resort is situated on over four acres, offering plentiful green space and 300 feet of sandy beaches. This very private and spacious setting is perfect for special occasions, business retreats and family or groups gatherings. Darnell’s Lake Resort is within walking distance of downtown shops, restaurants and recreational opportunities.

Event Services

  • Seating – 60” round tables & chairs provided for event – 1 set up per day
  • Linens – White Linens for tables provided
  • Catering/Servers/Bar – Client’s Choice
  • Setup/Decorations/Cleanup (Client’s caterer or client)
  • Parking – On site for paid attendees
  • Restrooms Located in the Cabana
  • ADA Limited handicap access


Cabana: Up to 75 attendees-The Cabana is located on the beautiful shores of Lake Chelan. This 1200 sq. ft room can seat up to: 75 Banquet Seating, 75 Board Room, 54 Classroom, 38 Hollow Square, 75 Theatre, or 32 U-Shape.

Beach Courtyard: Up to 125 attendees-The 2128 sq. ft. The Beach Courtyard is an open-air court located adjacent to the Cabana. It is also on the waterfront, with seating for up to 125 Banquet Style, or any other seating arrangement for up to 125.

Event Lawn Space: Up to 125-Various lawn event areas throughout the Resort are also available.

Availability and Terms

Please inquire, available during non-peak season (peak season is mid-June to Labor Day).
A 50% deposit confirms date, with the balance due 30 days prior to your event.
Other terms will discussed at inquiry/booking.

Resort Features

Lighted Pickleball/Tennis Courts, Heated Outdoor Pool, Outdoor Hot Tub, Children’s Play Area, Ping-Pong Tables, Outdoor Barbecues with Briquettes, Beach Volleyball, Basketball Hoops, Wireless Internet in most Resort areas, Boat Slips (High season only due to lake level).

Event Rate info (Call for more information)

Not available during peak season (peak season is Memorial Day Weekend and mid-June to Labor Day)
Hourly Rates
Choose one: Cabana, Beach Courtyard or Lawn Event Space for a small gathering
Up to 30 people

Cabana & Beach Courtyard (or Lawn Event Space) combined:
Up to 75 people
Up to 100 people

Entire Resort Includes 38 units

Rent Entire Resort to include 38 Guest Rooms – up to 100
Price Range per night, dependent on dates, 2 night minimum may apply.
Rent all 38 units (check in 4pm, check out 11am) and receive exclusive use of all resort areas, including Cabana and Beach Courtyard, Pool and Hot tub is available for your event up to 9pm.

Additional offerings/fees:
Setup/Clean up – additional time beyond rented time charged per hour on all size events.
A refundable Damages/Cleaning deposit of $10% due 30 days prior to the event
Rates include one set up, of provided tables/chairs/tablecloths per day, in desired location.
Events involving Alcohol require a banquet permit for the time of alcohol service-minimal fee.
Event insurance is suggested for larger events.