Wedding planning isn’t easy. And one of the hardest parts of wedding planning is finding out where you’re going to say “I do!” So if you’re looking around to find the perfect venue to hold the wedding of your dreams, you’ve come to the right place! Here are 10 of the best intimate wedding venues in Oregon.
Located in Bend, Oregon, White Aspen is a beautiful venue with a luxury vibe and special rates for elopements and intimate weddings. The indoor space includes huge windows that allow natural light to fill up the room and brighten the atmosphere. Most importantly, this indoor space seats 50-75 guests for a sweet, intimate ceremony. But if you want a few more guests, the outdoor space can host up to 120 guests standing.
If you love being surrounded by wildflowers, trees, and greenery, then Rainshadow Organics is the venue for you! Rainshadow Organics offers a unique farm-to-table wedding experience that I’m sure you’ll love. Their wedding packages include a rustic outdoor ceremony setting and exclusive use of the venue between 4-10 p.m. You can even reserve a Sunday wedding brunch for you, your wedding party, and your wedding guests to celebrate this important moment of your lives together.
Pronghorn Resort contains a private 7,000 sq ft Event Island with 360-degree views of the gorgeous Cascade Mountain Range. And if you’d still like to see the Cascade Mountain views inside, you can hire out the Chanterelle. This Chanterelle is a modern royalty setting with a private terrace and floor-to-ceiling windows that allow you to overlook the scenic views outdoors. The Event Island is accompanied by the Event Lawn, a perfect area for a laid-back summer wedding or even an outdoor reception area. Since this venue is a resort, you can also book accommodation for yourself, your wedding party, and your guests!
Located 7 minutes from downtown Bend, Tetherow Resort is a luxury venue with stunning outdoor views of the Cascade Peaks. There are various all-day experiences you can enjoy with the add-ons offered. Whether you like yoga, cabana parties, or wine tastings you’ll have an absolute blast of a wedding day here! Weddings are hosted here all year round and you can choose between outdoor and indoor spaces, including the Ceremony Lawn. This lawn is a sweet, romantic setting that can accommodate up to 225 guests.
At the heart of the Colombia River Gorge sits The Griffin House, a stunning outdoor intimate wedding and reception venue. This family-owned venue has breathtaking scenery that acts as a backdrop for when you say your vows. You can have up to 175 guests and can also book overnight rentals for your convenience or a fun wedding weekend. It’s important to note that wedding bookings here require a wedding planner or a Day-of coordinator.
Located 5 minutes from downtown Hood River, The Orchard is a beautiful venue with stunning views of Mt. Hood and Mt. Adams. This venue features a vast Ceremony Lawn filled with gorgeous flowers throughout the season and a Reception Barn. There’s also a farm surrounded by pear orchards which makes for beautiful wedding portraits. Accommodating up to 175 guests, I have no doubt that you will all enjoy a farm-to-table dinner to celebrate, including a fruit stand and fresh apple cider!
If you fancy an intimate garden wedding, Blockhouse is a sweet venue located in Pomarius Nursery. Built around a chef-inspired kitchen, Blockhouse can hold up to 60 seated guests and 75 standing. You can also choose to utilize the nursery, bringing the total guest limit to 120. Additionally, the fully furnished patio allows for a lounge area that is protected by a clear tent for cooler days. This venue is perfect for an intimate wedding where you can rent a 12-hour day anywhere between 6 am to midnight.
For a more industrial vibe, Cooper’s Hall is an urban winery and taproom with an additional three sister venues! Located in the industrial district of Portland, it’s no wonder why Copper’s Hall has been named Best Venue by PNW Weddings’ Spring 2022 issue! All couples are invited for food and wine tasting 2-6 weeks before their wedding and ceremonies can accommodate up to 150 guests. After your wedding ceremony, you can hold your reception with a limit of 180 seating guests and 225 standing.
Located in Central Eastside Portland, Union Pine is a venue consisting of 2 separate areas: the Main Venue and The Loft. The Main Venue provides a rustic feel with a sunken living room, bar area, and an open back room. There’s also a choice to fit groups of as little as 20 or as many as 300 for your wedding ceremony here! Upstairs is The Loft, which is perfect for having your first look or even a separate space for intimate weddings of up to 40 guests.
The Loft is a modern, industrial event venue in Southeast Portland with various multifunctional spaces. The Annex is the largest of the spaces, with natural wood, exposed ceilings, and a built-in AV booth and bar. Its retractable walls lead to the Outdoor Patio, allowing for a hybrid indoor/outdoor venue space.
Those are all my top choices for the best intimate wedding venues in Oregon! Finding the perfect venue isn’t easy so I hope you found this list helpful!
If you’re having your wedding in Oregon, I would love to photograph your ceremony at any of these venues! To enquire with me about your elopement or intimate wedding, fill out my contact form and I’ll get back to you as soon as I can!