15 of Oregon's Best Hidden Gem Wedding Venues

Searching for that one-of-a-kind Oregon wedding venue? From its romantic rugged coastline to majestic mountains and lush forests, you'll find no shortage of beautiful and unique spots to tie the knot. This destination-worthy location is also home to some rare gems in places you wouldn't expect to find them, like a gorgeous nature preserve just minutes from downtown to a secluded clifftop retreat overlooking the Columbia River Gorge to a private resort just off the beaten path. Check out these surprising and unexpected locations that are often hiding in plain sight!



COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE



Mt. Hood Organic Farms

Mount Hood, OR

Location: south of the Columbia River Gorge in Mt. Hood National Forest

Fab Features: 200-acre estate showcasing historic buildings nestled among fields, gardens, ponds and forests • majestic views of Mts. Adams, Rainier and Hood • indoor/outdoor receptions in either the Apple House or Greenhouse

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$
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The Historic Hood River Hotel

Hood River, OR

Location: in a 1911 building in the heart of historic Hood River

Fab Features: intimate boutique hotel offering everything from micro celebrations to full hotel buyouts • the gracious Emerald Room boasts a cozy fireplace, exposed bricks and whitewashed beams, and a dance floor, or say I do in the adorable lobby • stylish accommodations include a plush wedding suite, modern guest rooms, and fun Bunkhouse lodging with a dry sauna

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$
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Columbia Gorge Hotel and Spa

Hood River, Oregon

Location: set on a bluff overlooking the Columbia Gorge river

Fab Features: gorgeous clifftop hotel • sunset ceremonies on the lush lawn, with receptions in the historic Benson Ballroom or Garden Terrace • plush Spa at The Columbia Gorge Hotel offers a diverse menu of luxe treatments

Catering: In-house, Preferred list
Price: $ • $$
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OREGON COAST



The Ruins at the Astor

Astoria, OR

Location: in the heart of downtown Astoria

Fab Features: one-of-a-kind Gothic Revival event space, with eight corinthian columns at its center that rise to the ceiling and encircle a stunning mezzanine • two stories of soaring windows flood the expansive space in natural light • nearby accommodations in their sister property, the stylish boutique Norblad Hotel

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$
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Crook Point

Gold Beach, OR

Location: perched high above the Pacific Ocean just south of Gold Beach

Fab Features: peaceful, secluded resort perched on a 60-foot bluff overlooking the Pacific • wed on one of three private beaches • on-site vacation homes offer splendid ocean vistas, hot tubs, private decks, and beach access

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$
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BEND



Elk Lake Resort and Marina

Bend, OR

Location: 25 miles outside of Bend, situated in beautiful Deschutes National Forest

Fab Features: gorgeous year-round destination resort • say "I do" on Elk Lake's private beach, followed by a tented reception overlooking the water and mountains • choose from luxe glamping sites, traditional vacation homes, and everything in between!

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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Black Butte Ranch

Sisters, OR

Location: private resort community in Deschutes County

Fab Features: exchange vows beneath a canopy of willow trees • the banquet hall and terrace afford gorgeous mountain vistas • lodging options range from private rooms and condos to spacious custom homes

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$
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WILLAMETTE VALLEY



Vue Corvallis

Corvallis, OR

Location: overlooking Corvallis in the heart of the Willamette Valley

Fab Features: modern two-story venue boasting stylish contemporary architecture, luxe finishes, and a stunning lit water feature • the main event space boasts a glass wall that opens onto a patio with panoramic views of Corvallis and the surrounding Coast Range • affordable and customizable in-house catering & bar are joined by fabulous coordination options

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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SOUTHERN OREGON



A River House

Grants Pass, OR

Location: along the picturesque Rogue River in Grant's Pass

Fab Features: an expansive lawn sits directly on the waterfront, steps from the fragrant gardens and the venue's lovely courtyard • extensive in-house décor collection, beautifully crafted silver pine tables & chairs, and glowing lighting are all included • weekend-long rentals include the option to reserve four charming cabins, sleeping 14 of your nearest & dearest

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$
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PORTLAND



Hoyt Arboretum

Portland, OR

Location: 3 miles west of downtown Portland

Fab Features: ‌gorgeous nature preserve • ceremonies on a redwood deck beneath redwoods and sequoias • open-air A-frame for receptions

Catering: BYO
Price: $
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Melody Ballroom

Portland, Oregon

Location: in the center of Portland, steps from the river

Fab Features: "set the stage" at this historic building, where two ballrooms each boast a raised stage but with beautifully different vibes • intimate celebrations in the elegant Portlandia Room, which can be combined with the Broadway Room to maximize the space • the talented in-house chef can create a far-ranging menu of favorites, customizing for vegan, vegetarian, ethnic or gluten-free dishes.

Catering: In-house, BYO
Price: $$ • $$$
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Blockhouse PDX

Portland, OR

Location: Pearl District gem tucked behind beautiful Pomarius Nursery

Fab Features: intimate garden setting • ceremonies on the covered patio with a cool urban-oasis vibe • rental includes use of the Blockhouse's full kitchen and custom amenities—handcrafted wooden tables, pretty outdoor lounge sets, and romantic bistro lighting

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$
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Bell Tower Chapel

Boring, Oregon

Location: just outside Portland on a half-acre of landscaped grounds

Fab Features: historic chapel boasting dramatic cathedral ceilings, Gothic-style arched windows, and gleaming wooden pews • lovely manicured gardens anchored by a shady heritage maple • announce your nuptials with the chiming of the original church bell

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$

Lakeside Gardens

Portland, Oregon

Location: only minutes from Downtown Portland

Fab Features: seven-acre paradise with lake, weeping willows, and gorgeous gardens • domed ceremony gazebo at the water's edge • windowed ballroom and veranda overlooking the lake

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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The Oregon Golf Club

West Linn, Oregon

Fab Features: elegant country club just outside of Portland • the picturesque grounds of gently rolling hills with surrounding views of the Cascades, vineyards, and snow-topped Mt. Hood • decorations, furniture, landscaping, entertainment, catering, rentals, and services are all included in their comprehensive packages

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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