Portland is a trendy town in Oregon where couples have many choices when they are searching for a place to get married. For a formal, elegant wedding one choice is The Tumwater Room, located at the Museum of the Oregon Territory. Views from the Tumwater Room include the Williamette Falls and River. The room features tall cathedral windows for the pleasure of couples and their guests. The rental agreement offered to couples gives their wedding guests access to the museum’s galleries.
McNemanims Historic Venues can accommodate both indoor and outdoor weddings of most sizes. Some of the places that fall under this category of venues and are perfect for a wedding include Grand Lodge, Crystal Hotel & Ballroom, Wilsonville Old Church & Pub, Cornelius Pass Roadhouse & Imbrie Hall, Edgefield and the Kennedy School.
Troutdale House is another place to get married in Portland that offers couples multiple sites where they can choose to hold their wedding. This three level house provides comfortable accommodations. The sites couples have to choose from include Bridal Park, Wisteria Courtyard, the main floor of the Troutdale House and the Wine Cellar.
The Abernethy Center is also a popular venue in Portland for couples to get married at. The center has venue options such as the Abernethy Chapel, Abigail’s Garden, the Abernethy Ballroom and the Veiled Garden. The chapel can accommodate both ceremonies and receptions and features a bell that dates back to 1887. The bell is traditionally rung upon a couple saying their vows. Abigail’s Garden includes a gazebo where couples can hold their ceremony. The Veiled Garden is the perfect venue for couples who want to have a secluded private wedding while still getting married outside. There is a ballroom on the grounds of the garden where couples can hold their wedding reception.
For cultured couples, the Portland Art Museum provides the perfect wedding venue. The Kridel Ballroom accommodates wedding ceremonies and receptions. The entrance of the Mark Building, located in the museum, boasts fire in urns to help provide a visually stunning conversation piece.
In the Pearl District of Downtown Portland, the Paragon Restaurant is many couples’ chosen wedding venue. The restaurant sells temporary American dishes and an award winning list of beers, wines and cocktails. Couples can receive a customized menu for their wedding, which includes a specialty drink created by the in house bartenders.
Of all the wedding venues in Portland, the most popular is Oaks Park. Complete with its own dance pavilion, this venue helps couples throw an unforgettable wedding. Plus, the outdoor location allows couples to enjoy several unique activities such as using sparklers during their ceremony or hiring a live band. Oaks Park is on the grounds of Portland’s Oaks Amusement Park.
Another popular wedding venue for couples in Portland is the Hostess House. Modern Bride magazine named it as “The Place” to get married in Portland. The chapel in the Hostess House has a dance floor and a fireplace. There is also an outdoor deck and gazebo.
These venues are among the best locations for any couple in Portland to get married.