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The Old Church

Portland Wedding Venue
1422 S.W. 11th Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97201

Contact: Events Manager
Phone: 503/222-2031
theoldchurch.org/weddings/
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Why We Like This Place

  • This Portland icon is truly an inspirational setting. Built in 1882, the church was home to many different congregations until the historical society turned it into a nonprofit wedding venue, warmly welcoming couples with any—or no—religious affiliation.
  • It’s a Victorian masterpiece that’s as beautiful inside as out—and that’s saying a lot. Magnificent stained-glass windows, a cathedral ceiling, hand-carved pews and soaring buttresses add gravitas to your ceremony while the organ’s warm tones enhance the mood.
  • The adjacent Kinsman Hall features the same period décor for an elegant reception. A 25-foot ceiling, grand piano, antique mirrors and stained-glass windows create a perfect backdrop for your celebration. And for more intimate affairs, check out the Parlor.

Capacity

Ceremony

  • Max. Seated Indoors: 300
  • Max. Seated Outdoors: 0

Reception/Special Events

  • Max. Seated Indoors: 80
  • Max. Seated Outdoors: 0
  • Max. Standing Indoors: 150
  • Max. Standing Outdoors: 0

Meetings

  • Max. Seated: 0

Fees & Deposits

50% of the rental fee is required to reserve your date, and the remaining balance is due 1 month prior to the event. Ceremony rental fees range $600–1,250, and ceremony & reception rental fees range $1,000–1,800 depending on the time and the day of the week. A Parlour ceremony is $150/hour for a maximum of 40 guests. A reception only is $1,000 for 4 hours, including setup and cleanup.

Location Uses

Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions

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Venue Type

Church/Chapel/Temple
Historic/Landmark Building

Some Essential Info
Catering

BYO

Alcohol

BYO

Amplified Music

Indoors

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair Accessible

Availability

Year-round, daily, anytime.