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Great Event Spaces in Portland (OR) Part 1: Wedding and Corporate Venues

Planning an event is stressful, and Portland (OR) is changing so quickly.  Whether you are planning a wedding or company party, the location of an event can make (or break) its success.  Here is a quick un-sponsored guide to 7 great event spaces in Portland.

Click on each venue-name for each venue’s website.


Yale Union
800 SE 10th Ave, Portland, OR 97214

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Features- This beautiful brick contemporary art center rents out for weddings and corporate events.  It has two very large rooms, plenty of windows, a spacious kitchen, and it’s own small parking lot.  

Number of Guests-200-1000


Leftbank Annex

101 N Weidler St, Portland, OR 97227

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Features-  Leftbank Annex was built in 1911, originally a parking garage for the phone company.  There’s a main room, a mezzanine, and a club room available to rent. Floor to ceiling windows surround the building.

Number of Guests- 200-800


GATHER

1733 SE 9th Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97214

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Features- This fully furnished and carefully curated space is perfect for small social gatherings and weddings. The furnishings are artfully curated and the space features a bar.

Number of Guests- 50-100


Castaway

1900 NW 18th Ave, Portland, OR 97209

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Features- This industrial-chic former 1920’s rope factory is one of Portland’s most awarded venue spaces.  

Number of Guests- 200-800


The Evergreen

618 SE Alder St, Portland, OR 97214

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Features- This is a beautiful industrial space with high ceilings and a maple ballroom.  Other features include a sound system, stylish permanent lighting, and complete inventory of tables and chairs.

Number of Guests- 50-200


Union/Pine

525 SE Pine St, Portland, OR 97214

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Features- Union pine is a highly versatile space with a main area that features, a front room with wood floors, a back section which can be partitioned with large cedar doors, and a bar area.  There is also a loft for more intimate occasions which can accomodate 40 guests. Other features include a wireless sound system, pre-strung cafe bulbs, and a green room.

Number of Guests- 50-300


Opal 28

510 NE 28th Ave, Portland, OR 97232

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Features-  Opal 28 is a intimate venue with elegant and vintage styling.  It’s perfect for small weddings and corporate events. Opal 28 also features its own off street 16-car parking lot and lodging options consisting of 4 very stylish hotel rooms.  


Number of Guests- 50-100


Need a smaller venue from 10-50 guests? Check out “Great Event Spaces in Portland (OR) Part 2: Restaurant Venues


  Brandon Lawrence is a professional magician based out of Portland, Oregon. He specializes in close-up and parlor magic for corporate audiences.

Brandon Lawrence is a professional magician based out of Portland, Oregon. He specializes in close-up and parlor magic for corporate audiences.