About Us

Fred Wildlife Refuge is one of Seattle’s most inventive and customizable event spaces. Located in the heart of Capitol Hill and built in the 1960s as a photo studio, Fred has been renovated and equipped with modern amenities to facilitate even the most technically complex events. Let our event planning professionals do the heavy lifting while you enjoy your wedding reception, fashion show, company meeting, or product release. Are you a photographer of videographer? Use Fred to shoot your next music video, commercial advertisment or photos on our larger than life cyclorama wall.

Here’s what differentiates Fred from other venues:

    25 ft ceilings with a 60′ x 20′ immersive video wall and state of the art video projection and sound systems
    3 available parking lots within a block of our front doors
    Forced-air heating/air conditioning
    Aerial rigging
    3 restrooms
    300 amps of power
    Direct ground level load-in through our roll-up garage door

Studio 1

Large studio for up to 199 people
Full service sound system
20′ x 60′ immersive video wall (3840 X 1200 pixels)
Two 65” Infocus HD plasma screen TVs
Custom design capabilities with our in-house video artist
Fully staffed photobooth with props and print capabilities
Stage, PA and greenroom
20′ tall cyclorama wall
12′ x 12′ ground level load in door
3 restrooms
Access to off-street and VIP parking areas
Heating and air conditioning

Studio 1 picture

Studio 2

Intimate studio for up to 99 people
Customizable ambient lighting system
Fully staffed photo booth with props and print capabilities
Built in seating for up to 50 guests
Access to off-street and VIP parking areas
Heating and air conditioning

Studio 2 Picture