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A Historic Gem in Downtown Snohomish

The Famous Feather Ballroom

Nestled in the heart of Snohomish, the Feather Ballroom stands as a testament to the rich history and vibrant culture of this charming town. With its elegant architecture and storied past this iconic venue has played a significant role in the community for over a century.

The building that houses this beautiful ballroom was designed in 1906 by renowned architect John W. Beck and built by the Fraternal Order of Eagles. The Eagles Hall quickly became a hub for social gatherings, cultural events, and live performances. In 1910 on April Fool’s Day, the Hall hosted the dedication ceremony of its new neighbor, the Carnegie Library. Following the speeches, the ceremonies moved to the new building and into the upstairs ballroom that was still without light fixtures.

As time passed the Feather Ballroom underwent several transformations to adapt to changing times and tastes. In the 1920s, it was renovated to accommodate the growing popularity of dance halls and jazz music. The ballroom’s iconic feather chandeliers, from which it derived its name, were added during this period further enhancing its allure.

Unfortunately, as time passed the membership in the F.O.E declined, and the building fell into disrepair until it was lovingly restored beginning in 2005 by a local gentleman named Scott Swoboda. Mr. Swoboda brought the venue back to its earlier glory and began to prepare it to be a wedding and events venue again highlighting its historical beauty. During this renovation the original outer façade of the building was restored to the large storefront windows, a grand gesture that plays a part in the success of the storefront businesses at the street level of the building today. 

Fast forward to 2021 when Lyndsay Lamb and Leslie Davis, co-founders of Lamb & Co., and co-stars of HGTV's Unsellable Houses, purchased the building. The twins and their team began to update the ballroom, this time to bring it into the modern era. The attention to detail can be seen as you walk through the space – the kitchen and baths have both been remodeled with care to keep as much of the original as possible. As you enter the building now you are greeted by the original grand staircase leading from the main entrance foyer to the ballroom level. Ascending the stairs, one cannot help but appreciate the craftmanship, both past and present. The millwork is breathtaking, the dance floor is one of the few original “floating floors” that remain in the country, and you spend time admiring the beautiful hardwood floors and the detailing in the multi-layered copper ceiling embossed with its original ornate design. 

The ballroom is now managed by Tara Quiroz, who is eager to help you plan and serve your next themed event, wedding, or corporate gathering. For more information reach out to Tara Quiroz at or call 425 345-2760 for assistance.

The next time you are wandering down Main Street, take some time to admire the history and beauty around you and spend some quality time with those close to you in this beautiful gem in the heart of Snohomish. 

  • Main Doors to Ballroom
  • Ballroom set for Reception
  • Tara Quiroz
  • Staircase Landing
  • Staircase leading to the Ballroom
  • Newly Renovated Ladies Room
  • Beautifully set Table
  • Lobby area
  • From Ballroom looking into sitting room
  • Cafe area
  • Newly renovated Men's Room
  • Ballroom Set for Wedding Ceremony
  • Street Level Entry Door