20 Portland Wedding Venues for Every Oregon Couple

These wedding venues showcase the best of Portland, Oregon.
Colleen Zewe - The Knot Contributor.
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Colleen Zewe
Colleen Zewe - The Knot Contributor.
Colleen Zewe
The Knot Contributor
  • Colleen writes articles for The Knot Worldwide, with a speciality in venues and wedding stationery.
  • Prior to The Knot Worldwide, Colleen contributed to Vox’s Curbed and Her Campus.
  • Colleen holds a degree in journalism from Northwestern University.
Updated Aug 11, 2021

Portland, Oregon is known for keeping it weird, from the world's largest indie bookstore to the infamous Unipiper, who unicyles through Portland's streets while playing the bagpipes. Portland also boasts a great food and beer scene, with more microbreweries than any other city in the world, so you know the food and drink at your Portland wedding will be top notch. And Portland is a very eco-friendly town, so those hoping for a green wedding are bound to find vendors who also value sustainability. Portland couples should keep in mind that the Pacific Northwest is known for rainy weather, but many Portland wedding venues offer rain-plan options. Read on to see some of our top picks for your big day.

The Melody Event Center in Portland, Oregon

Once a lodge and meeting hall, the Melody Event Center now holds weddings and other events in their historic building in the heart of Portland. Couples can choose from many unique rooms for their reception, including an old speakeasy or a grand ballroom. The cabaret-style speakeasy, the Tilikum Room, has a dark, loungey vibe, while the ballroom is bright and elegant. Couples who love both rooms can opt to use both by dividing the rooms up between ceremony, cocktail hour and reception. There really is something for everyone at this wedding venue in Portland, Oregon.

The Nines in Portland, Oregon

A luxury hotel in downtown Portland is the perfect venue for couples wanting to impress their guests in the city, and The Nines does not disappoint. The hotel includes 13 unique event spaces, with some perfect for intimate, micro weddings, and others big enough to hold up to 500 guests. Your guests will be wowed by the venue from the moment they step into the hotel's Atrium, which features high ceilings, contemporary furniture and beautiful art. Couples can take photos on the rooftop, which creates a picturesque background with Portland's city scape. From extravagant receptions to intimate affairs, The Nines hotel will ensure your event is done to, well, the nines.

Skyrise by Remote.ly in Portland, Oregon

Indoor meets outdoor at Skyrise, the private event space at the co-working office Remote.ly. Even though this venue is located in an office setting, it definitely does not have an office aesthetic. Instead, abundant plants and greenery combined with large windows make you feel like you're outdoors, while still having the comfort of an indoor wedding. The floor-to-ceiling windows offer plenty of natural light as well as views of both the city skyline and Mt. Hood. With long tables, fun wallpaper, lounge furniture and exposed piping, this venue is both unique and trendy.

Rock Creek Country Club in Portland, Oregon

The Rock Creek Country Club is an all-in-one venue perfect for couples planning a more traditional wedding. The golf club offers a beautiful and open area for photos, including green lawns and ponds. Receptions can take place outside under a large, dream-like tent, or they cant take place in the ballroom The country club's team truly takes on every part of wedding planning to ensure a smooth experience. Catering, set-up and tear-down, coordination and linens are all taken on by the country club. They can also have several decor items you can rent directly from the venue, including a photo booth. Couples seeking a venue in Portland will love everything the Rock Creek Country Club offers.

Abernethy Center in Oregon City, Oregon

A cute gazebo and fairytale forests are just some of the beautiful elements of the Abernethy Center. This event venue prides itself on hosting events that focus on the couple's personal love story. The team at Abernethy is known for listening to their couple's unique desires for the wedding and doing whatever they can to bring that to life. The venue has two gardens, a chapel and a ballroom, so there's something for every couple here. They also offer packages specifically for elopements. This picturesque wedding venue near Portland, Oregon will bring any couple's dream wedding to life.

The Evergreen in Portland, Oregon

In East Portland, The Evergreen hosts everything from weddings to concerts. The space is unlike any other. Exposed bricks, wood beams and string lights all contribute to a modern, hip vibe, while the high ceilings and big windows add a touch of grandeur. This venue is also a blank space ready to be decorated however you like. Oh, and their creative director is a bulldog named Albert, so couples wanting to showcase their pets at the wedding will definitely be welcome here.

Hood River Hotel in Hood River, Oregon

Portland couples who want a wedding in less of a city setting will love the Hood River Hotel. This riverfront hotel is in the mountains about an hour east of Portland. While not directly in the city, the downtown Hood River is full of charm, and the many things to do in the area make it feel like a nice weekend getaway. Because this is a hotel, guests can truly make your wedding into a trip. This venue completely embraces the ski lodge setting with cozy fireplaces, flannel decor, and many wall photos of the mountains. The couple gets access to the 10-bedroom bunkhouse on their wedding night, so you can keep the party going all night long.

Hoyt Arboretum in Portland, Oregon

Oregon is known for lush forests. You can get married among the trees at the Hoyt Arboretum, 189-acre park featuring trees from around the world. They offer five outdoor spaces to choose from: a pavilion, a picnic shelter, the stone circle or a meadow, each with their own unique look and benefits. They also can provide an indoor space that can be used as a getting ready area. All rental proceeds go straight back to the Arboretum programs, so you know your wedding costs are benefitting the Portland area's natural beauty.

The Victorian Belle Mansion in Portland, Oregon

Mansion weddings are both luxurious and intimate all at once. The moment you step onto the grounds of the historic Victorian Belle Mansion, you feel like you've entered a time machine. The grounds are meticulously kept and include a romantic ceremony space and fairytale gazebo. Inside the mansion, much of the historic furniture and decor from the 19th century remain. The mansion was originally built and gifted from a groom to his new bride, so the home has roots in weddings. The venue also provides in-house catering that can be customized to your exact tastes.

Salem Convention Center in Salem, Oregon

Large windows, dazzling chandeliers and amazing food, the Salem Convention Center offers the perfect space for a grand, unique wedding. The floor-to-ceiling windows pour natural light into the event space during the day, while the twinkle lights above the dance floor add fun to the celebration after sunset. The venue focuses on flexibility. You can use your own planner or a Convention Center-supplied one. They provide several room options so you can pick the right size and vibe for your event. The on-site catering offers many options, including sit-down dinners or buffets. There's also an adjoining hotel, making it easy for out-of-town guests to plan their stay.

The Old Schoolhouse in Newberg, Oregon

Rustic charm and ballroom elegance come together at The Old Schoolhouse. This venue served as a school until the 1950s, and has since served as a roller skating rink, voting center, and now a wedding venue. You can celebrate the wedding outside in the lush orchard for a fairytale outdoor event or inside the ballroom for a charming, elegant event. The unforgettable backdrops and rustic elegance at this venue will ensure a beautiful, memorable wedding.

Castaway Portland in Portland, Oregon

This industrial-style venue near the Pearl District features 10,000 square feet of wide-open space, so couples can customize it to fit their vision. Once a warehouse, Castaway Portland is now an event venue with many of the original warehouse touches, including steel sash pane windows and 14-foot ceilings with exposed wood beams. Decor can easily be hung from the ceilings, such as greenery, drapes, flowers or lighting. Outside, an urban garden area is the perfect space for a ceremony or even food trucks. Portland couples will love the ability to customize this space exactly to their dream wedding.

Blockhouse PDX in Portland, Oregon

Blockhouse PDX is located just behind their sister venue, Castaway Portland. With capacity for 60 people seated, this venue is perfect for those planning a micro wedding. Blockhouse PDX prides itself on creating the perfect venue for intimate events. This venue is tucked the Pomarius Nursery and is centered around an open kitchen concept, making it feel like you're at home or an intimate restaurant. This concept is perfect for sharing a fun meal and creating meaningful memories surrounded by loved ones.

Adrianna Hill Grand Ballroom in Portland, Oregon

This ballroom in downtown Portland feels more like an old theater than a wedding venue. You can say "I do" on stage at the Adrianna Hill Grand Ballroom for a picture-perfect moment. While guests can watch the ceremony and dine from the ballroom floor, the U-shaped balcony going around the room also offers a unique perspective to admire the brass chandeliers and cathedral-style walls. Old Hollywood glamour and antique charm come together in this one-of-a-kind venue.

Rossi Farms in Portland, Oregon

This urban farm offers the opportunity to have a barn wedding without leaving the city. While the barn at Rossi Farms is rustic, it also offers a touch of elegance with chandeliers and natural light. The farm also offers an abundance of things to do and areas to get pictures, including a western town, vineyard and petting zoo. You can also get ready in one of their quaint homestead homes. While many farm weddings are DIY-heavy, Rossi Farms offers tables, chairs, and set-up and tear-down. The best part? Your wedding budget goes back to the community, with all rentals helping to sustain farm education and free neighborhood events.

Columbia Gorge Hotel in Hood River, Oregon

This riverfront hotel is surrounded by pine trees and mountains, making it the quintessential Oregon wedding venue. The Columbia Gorge Hotel's Point Lawn offers the perfect spot for a wedding ceremony thanks to the Columbia River views, cherry blossom trees and stone stage. Inside, the Benson Ballroom's fun wallpaper and carpet offer a quirky but sophisticated reception space. The windows overlook the hotel's large waterfall. Since the hotel also has a spa, you can relax and pamper yourself in the days and hours leading up to your wedding without ever leaving the venue.

Everett West in Portland, Oregon

Everett West is a modern, industrial space that can be transformed into any wedding reception venue imaginable. The concrete floors, large windows and neutral walls truly offer a blank space, making this perfect for the couple who wants to DIY or has an exact vision. While couples will need to seek out event rentals, Everett West's team will handle coordination and ensure everything is set up according to your plans. The venue also handles all drinks with their bar service, and they can customize drink packages to fit your pricing needs. The Everett West makes a DIY or custom wedding easy to pull off.

McMenamins Weddings and Events in Troutdale, Oregon

McMenamins is a family-owned group of breweries and venues in the Pacific Northwest, including several in Portland. With a total of 13 potential wedding venues, any couple can find their dream venue through McMenamins Weddings and Events. In the Portland area, couples might choose to get married at the Crystal Ballroom, a theater-style ballroom with ornate chandeliers and wall paintings. Couples seeking something unique may like the Kennedy Schoolhouse, which has converted classrooms into guest rooms so that visitors can stay overnight. Couples who want an outdoor wedding will love Edgefield in Oregon's wine country. These are just a few of McMenamins' venues, so couples are bound to find something they will love if they choose to celebrate with this well-known group.

Zenith Vineyard in Salem, Oregon

While Portland is known for breweries, Oregon still also boasts a great wine country. The Zenith Vineyard is a classic vineyard setting with a rustic, wooden indoor event space and outdoor ceremonies right in the vineyard. With several possible wines to choose from, wine-loving couples will enjoy a tasting before the big event and can feel confident that guests will be served some of Oregon's best.

The Jupiter Hotel in Portland, Oregon

Inside Portland's Jupiter Hotel are two venue options for weddings of all sizes. The Dreambox, a greenhouse-like event venue perfect for couples wanting a bright, fun, small wedding. The chalkboard wall adds a fun activity for guests, while the windows and white drapes create a bright, welcoming atmosphere. Couples can also choose to get married inside the Dreamtent, a larger outdoor space with a tented ceiling and a two-tiered stage for live music. For those wanting a relaxed event in an urban setting, the Jupiter Hotel offers several options to ensure everything fits your vision.

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