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Top Portland Event Venues


Rachael L.

Aug 14, 2018

Portland--it's a one of a kind city. Why should its venues be any different? Portland has a wonderful variety of unique and versatile event spaces, all showing off the quintessential Portland quirk--some a little more than others! Scroll through our list of our Top 10 Portland Venues to check out the mix of modern and historical, industrial and outdoorsy. 

1. The Evergreen

Planning a wedding, party, or musical event? The Evergreen has you covered. Wood floors, brick walls, exposed beam ceilings--it has it all! Also boasting a large capacity for seated or standing events, this is an especially great option for large events!

The Evergreen Portland event venue

Image: Lady and Gent

2. Castaway Portland

The amazing beauty of Castaway comes as a blank canvas--this space lends itself beautifully to what you make of it! Its high ceilings, polished floors, exposed beam ceilings, and a patio make it an amazing choice for events of all vibes.

Castaway Portland Event Venue

Image: Bryan Rupp Photography

3. Timberline Lodge

The mountains are calling! Head to Mount Hood for an amazing destination event venue, just a couple hours outside Portland. Views, charm, and accommodations if needed, Timberline offers it all. Choose from a variety of venues depending on your event size and type--their staff will do the rest!

Timberline Lodge Portland event venue

Image: Will and Deni McIntyre

4. Bridal Veil Lakes

If you're looking for an outdoor event space--look no further. Bridal Veil Lakes is absolutely gorgeous--set on the Historic Columbia River Gorge, this is a peaceful location, not too far from Portland. It also offers covered areas in case of hot sun! 

Bridal Veil Lakes Portland Wedding Venue

Image: Hazelwood Photo

5. Yale Union

This unique venue is a center for contemporary art. This lovely, historic brick building boasts large event spaces and lovely high ceilings!

Yale Union Portland Wedding Venue

Image: Yale Union

6. Adeline Farms

Looking for a rustic wedding? Adeline Farms is our recommendation. This is clearly a run-with-love space, with ceremony and reception sites--including a lovely barn!

Image: Adeline Farms

7. Union/Pine

A quintessentially Portland venue, Union/Pine offers two separate event spaces! Their space caters to events of all sizes, and welcome events of all kinds. The natural light is killer!

Union Pine Portland Wedding Venue

Image: Phil Chester and Sara Byrne

8. Hi-Lo Hotel

This luxury hotel in downtown Portland offers spaces for events of all types and sizes. Its modern vibe feels so fresh, we love it!

Hi Lo Hotel Portland Event Venue

Image: Bryan Rupp Photography

9. McMenamins Crystal Ballroom

Historic and huge, this is an unforgettable space! The amazing wallscapes, chandeliers, and vaulted ceilings will leave your guests in awe. Throw in a giant dance floor and full bar service, and your event is sure to be a hit.

McMenamin's Crystal Ballroom event venue Portland

Image: McMenamins

10. Punch Bowl Social Portland

Social events of all kinds--look no further. This large venue offers food, fireplaces, two bars, and a variety of games including bowling, karaoke, and an arcade! Book the whole place, or just a section, depending on your guestcount!

Punch Bowl Social Portland Event Venue

Image: Dina Avila Photography 

To all these venues, and the many more not mentioned here, thank you for all you do to host the many amazing events of Portland each year! We're excited to continue to work together more this year and for many more to come!


Header Image: Castaway Portland

Excerpt Image: Best of the Northwest

Thinking of next steps? Get in touch today to see inquire about your event date and plan an amazing photo experience in Portland!





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