We’ll be the first to say that we were absolutely blown away by the number of amazing micro wedding venues in Oregon. But in reality, we shouldn’t have been because this one state genuinely offers it all.
From trendy and eclectic city venues to dreamy forest settings, and everything in between. If you’re considering holding your micro wedding in Oregon, you’ll have plenty of options. As always, we keep an eye out for venues that specifically cater to micro weddings, but you’ll spot a few more ‘traditional’ ones here that we couldn’t leave off the list.
Union Pine describes themselves as “A social space designed to cultivate and inspire community and culture”. And that’s exactly what this Portland venue does. They have two different venues within the building, along with an open catering policy, and a la carte services. This flexibility allows couples to execute their own vision, while building off of the trendy and modern vibes that already exist.
Just browsing through their extensive blog gives you an idea of the range that can be achieved in this one venue. If the idea of building your event from scratch stresses you out, then don’t worry, Union Pine also offers an extensive list of vetted vendors, caterers, photographers, and more. They also provide ‘layout inspiration’ and a wide variety of unique in house furniture. Your guests will be impressed by ‘your’ creativity and there’s no doubt you’ll pull off an event to remember.
Blockhouse is an intimate Portland venue tucked inside of Pomarius Nursery, which means that a big portion of your decor is already handled by the gorgeous greenery surrounding the area. This venue also has an open (and epic) chef-inspired kitchen, so it’s perfect for any foodies who want to highlight the meal they plan to serve.
Your rental fee includes a 12 hour use of the space, as well as chairs and glassware for up to 40 guests, custom wood tables and bistro tables, a 6ft wooden bar, as well as outdoor lounge furniture and bistro lighting on the patio. Aka – this is a great venue with natural beauty and classic touches that’ll help you save money as well.
Saint Irenes is a beautiful and intentionally designed venue, set in an industrial area. They work closely with their neighboring restaurant to provide incredible food that’s crafting in house from scratch at each event, and pride themselves in knowing how to throw a party. We were absolutely swooning over their sample menus, with everything from eggs Benedict to an epic selection of desserts.
The venue is divided into two rooms, the Venue Room and the High Dive Tasting Room, which and can be reserved separately or together depending on your guest count or vision. Their rental fee also includes tables, chairs, linens, candles, and service ware at no additional charge (score!).
The Orchard Hood River
This farm wedding venue is nothing short of a dream. The wide yet intimate space is tucked into a family pear farm, with views of the scenic Hood River Valley’s pear orchards, snow capped Mt. Hood and Mt. Adams, and the East Hills. Ceremonies are held on the wedding lawn, with Mt. Hood serving as an epic as the backdrop.
While we don’t usually prioritize venues that can easily cater to larger events, the Orchard has a unique way of creating a cozy and inviting atmosphere that would serve as the perfect place for any micro wedding. Check out their blog to see real weddings that will leave you inspired with their incredible set ups and gorgeous backdrops.
Rentals include locally built farm tables, two sets of seating, rustic wine barrels, additional accessory farm tables, permanent string cafe lighting over the lawn, as well as dimmable string lighting inside the barn, and more. They also include a 3-unit luxury bathroom trailer, a built-in bar, a dressing room, and a catering prep space..
Abby Road Farm
If a romantic yet rustic chic wine country wedding sounds like your idea of perfection, then Abby Road Farm is the venue for you. This venue has hand-selected top-tier wedding vendors for an unforgettable pop-up wedding experience.
Their micro wedding experience is short and sweet, but definitely not lacking in the experience or details. They essentially do all of the planning for you, and they also allow you to reduce your carbon footprint by sharing vendors and upcycling decor and supplies (which also saves you money).
Their micro wedding package will run you only $2,990, so it’s the perfect choice for couples on a budget. The packages includes 90 minutes on property (15 minute ceremony, 45 minute reception plus 30 minute portrait session), tables and chairs, magnum bottle of Abbey Road Pinot Noir or Chardonnay, sound system, and officiant, a choice of dessert, the Swig Rig Mobile Bar for one hour of service, one glass of champagne per person upon arrival and two seasonal craft cocktails* (one per person) for post-ceremony, glassware, 90 minutes of photography, and custom florals.
Yes, you read ALL of that right. Basically at Abby Road Farm, you show up, and get married! Easy as that.
Crook Point, located on Oregon’s Wild Coast, is an absolutely breathtaking location with an abundance of stunning natural beauty. The main ceremony site is set on a vista overlooking the sea, and looks to be taken straight out of a movie. They have several outdoor locations to choose from for a reception, and depending on the tide, you can choose to have a small, intimate ceremony on one of three private beaches.
It’s not easy to find a venue that gives you both beachfront views and tall, majestic trees and greenery at the same time, but Crook Point has the best of both worlds.
They also have 7 ocean front vacation rentals on private beaches along a mile of Pacific Ocean coastline to utilize for the wedding weekend or honeymoon. Guests are also able to rent the entire Burnt Hill Beach Cove (5 homes) for the weekend so that their loved ones can stay on the property and soak in the magic.
Black Butte Ranch
The Black Butte Ranch is an outdoor wedding venue that boasts an altar-like cluster of Aspen trees set against the lake, which serves as a focal point during the ceremony. The snow-capped Cascade Mountains stand beyond the lake, and many of the reviews for this venue rave about how it lended a ‘fairy tale feeling’ to be married in such a beautiful location.
Wedding packages include a Wedding Coordinator to help you plan and provide day-of event coordination, a complimentary menu tasting, white ceremony guest chairs, table linens, round table seating, tables for cake, gifts, registration and guest book, dinnerware, flatware and glassware and a private bridal lounge.
They’re also well known for their farm to table catering, and one look at their catering menu shows why they’re a foodie’s dream location.
And don’t count them out for the winter! Black Butte prides themselves in being an exceptional location for winter themed weddings, with unique ideas for winter decor, seasonal menu options and activities for the couple and guests, (plus discounted venue fees in the winter months!). The venue includes an outdoor space in the case of clear skies, plus the entirety of the Lodge to celebrate.
The Nightwood Society
The Nightwood Society is a northeast Portland venue that’s made up of an open floor plan, which can be transformed into a personalized space to accommodate your unique vision. Their services include tables, chairs, linens, tableware, in-house food, beverage, services & staffing, event coordination, and an on-site venue manager.
One look at the photos of some of their recent weddings shows their ability to create fun, elegant, and unique settings for their couples. They also work closely with area farmers and producers to provide insanely fresh and flavorful catering and drink options.
The Victorian Belle mansion was built in 1885 by David Cole, and has been fully restored to now serves as one of Portland’s most romantic wedding venues. Branding their style as ‘modern romance’, this venue has historic décor filling the indoors, and lush, expansive gardens outdoors. They also have an in house chef and many of the reviews rave about how incredible their event food was as a result.
This site truly caters to micro weddings, and they offer three tiers of micro wedding packages so that any couples will be able to fulfill their wedding dreams. Their cheapest package runs only $1,500, and includes 2 hours on-site, 2 appetizers, a champagne / sparkling cider toast, a luxury double tier or single tier mini cake by Bees Custom Cakes, send off bubbles and piped in music of your choice.
Their highest tier still comes in at a modest and affordable $4,500, and also includes a two course meal, flowers, live music, and photography.
This historic north Portland venue was built by the Baker estate in 1912, but was closed to the public in the 1980’s. Thirty year later, the venue is once again open, showcasing a cozy industrial chic vibe with exposed rafters and solid oak floors and making it a space perfect for any Oregon micro wedding.
Your venue rental includes tables and chairs, a 100% open vendor policy (meaning you have the freedom to choose your vendors according to your personal vision and vibe), a 12 hour rental window (going until 12am!), and no decorating restrictions. They also pride themselves in completely transparent pricing, which means you won’t be blindsided with extra fees and costs throughout the rental and planning process.
Timerline Lodge is an incredible option for those couples who are a little more adventurous, and want a truly unique experience for their micro wedding. Mountainside or mountain top, this venue does it all. They’ve got a variety of venues to choose from, and we absolutely fell in love with the Silcox Hut, which is located a mile above the main lodge and boasts timber and stone construction, a cozy fireplace, and an epic setting on Mt. Hood. The bunk room sleeps 24 people, so you can really make it a party that lasts into the night.
Timerline Lodge really caters to the micro wedding, offering both their “Jubilation Wedding” (for up to 30 people) and “Elopements/Intimate Wedding” packages.
The Jubilation Wedding package starts at $4,130 and includes four hours of event time, outdoor & indoor ceremony options, chairs set theater-style, gift & guest book tables, rose bridal bouquet & groom’s boutonniere, one hour beer & wine reception with passed hors d’oeuvres, private indoor room for dinner & dancing, two hours NW beer & wine bar with dinner, three course dinner, wedding cake with rose topper, coffee, tea, cucumber & citrus water, a champagne toast, round tables, linens, china, flatware, Timberline centerpieces & votive candles, and mountain or valley view queen hotel room.
Their intimate weddings are in a league of their own, giving couples a chance to curate a magical mountain experience for up to 8 guests, and even offer the ability to be whisked away on a snowcat to be married in a completely private location.