Location – as they say – is everything! Go beyond the ordinary and dazzle your guests with a unique experience at one of these recommended venues. Elephants Catering & Events has earned our place as a Preferred Caterer at venues across Portland and SW Washington, into the heart of wine country and throughout the Columbia Gorge. Let us help you choose the ideal venue or location for your next event.
The Corbett Room
Whether you’re planning a wedding, family gathering, business meeting, all-day corporate retreat – or any special celebration – we look forward to serving you and your guests!
The Corbett Room features 1740 square feet of event space featuring beautiful hardwood floors, two Juliet balconies, custom-made dividing doors for smaller events, and access to a multilevel outdoor patio with additional seating. The needs of your event will determine the maximum capacity for seating. Standard capacity is approximately 100 seated at rounds and up to 150 for standing receptions.
The Garden Room
Welcome to the Garden Room at Elephants Delicatessen at NW 22nd! Our unique dining space is available for private events seven days a week, including any level of service (from buffets to formal plated dinners) – ideal for family celebrations, corporate events, rehearsal dinners, bridal showers, and more.
The Garden Room features a retractable roof and distinctive brick fireplace. The needs of your event will determine the maximum capacity for seating. Standard capacity is approximately 48 and up to 75 for standing receptions.
Portland Metro Area
Al Kader Shrine Center
Combining a clean, modern appearance with classic Middle Eastern appointments throughout, this convenient location is one of very few large venues between Portland and Woodburn. Host to many weddings, socials and family gatherings, the Shrine Center is adaptable and welcoming to all.
The Atrium at Montgomery Park
This historic landmark offers a modern and distinctive event environment. The Atrium’s urban interior features marble floors and a nine-story glass ceiling, complemented by a panoramic view of Forest Park. Easy freeway access, ample on-site parking, and 24-hour security are just some of the amenities of this one-of-a-kind venue.
Once used as a pharmacy in the 1930s, the historic Baker Building is a 1912 landmark located in the heart of North Portland. This 2,000 square foot multi-use ballroom features 18-foot ceilings with exposed rafters, a catering kitchen, and a professional sound system. Great for weddings, corporate meetings, and small gatherings.
From weddings to corporate events, company parties to concerts, and fashion shows to industrial dance parties, the Bossanova Ballroom has something for you. The facilities include a large performance/ceremony stage, lounge, multiple bars, mezzanine and billiards room. A wonderful event venue in the up and coming East Burnside District.
This faithfully restored warehouse with original architecture is a fantastic space for larger events – truly a blank palette for event design. 10,000 square feet of available event space, 14-foot ceilings with exposed wood beams, wraparound pane windows and polished concrete floors make for a great framework for any event planner’s imagination. This new space near the Pearl District is a must-see for all types of events!
Cerulean Wine Bar & Bistro
With a relaxed ambiance, subdued lighting, original exposed brick walls, wood beams, and art studio and display spaces, Cerulean has created a unique urban space in the Pearl, where guests can enjoy local, world-class wines and contemporary art in a fully restored 100-year old building. The space features multiple seating areas with couches perfect for meeting friends, intimate tables for sampling our wines, and 12 seats at the 30-foot long, beautiful bamboo and steel tasting bar, as well as open air seating during warmer months in Portland.
Clackamas River Farm
Situated on the Clackamas River at the Oregon Trail crossing, this wonderful wedding and events space boasts nearly a half-mile of riverfront views, old-growth trees and pastoral vistas. Complete with an 1890 Victorian Farmhouse and available classic Red Barn, this unique venue is ready to be transformed just for your special event!
Located in the heart of downtown Portland, Director Park is more than a park or event space; it’s a Portland experience that is actively programmed to support arts & culture. Designed in the style of a European piazza, this beautiful urban park provides an elegant and versatile space for events large or intimate.
Conveniently located in the heart of downtown Portland, Eliot Center accommodates 10-900 guests in a blend of traditional historic and new contemporary venues such as the LEED Gold Certified Buchan Building. Eliot Center is committed to hosting events that support sustainability, social justice, the arts, community, and education.
Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden is a unique nine-acre garden containing an outstanding collection of rare species and hybrid rhododendrons, azaleas, and other lesser known shrubs, as well as many companion plants and unusual trees. This internationally recognized garden is a beautiful place to host your event May through September. A spring-fed lake surrounds much of the garden, attracting countless waterfowl which nest and feed in this natural habitat. In summer, trees, shrubs, and perennials add an abundance color. Three waterfalls and picturesque bridges add to the beauty of this venue.
The Evergreen’s purpose is to be an event space worthy of Portland and its residents– a venue where you can celebrate everything exceptional about our amazing City. The space includes the best of the best in every category. As a result the aesthetics, acoustics, audio visual system, lighting, furniture, and amenities are world class. The Evergreen can host everything from a small corporate event to a concert by the Rolling Stones. Capacity is 550 people: 480 on the main floor and 70 on the mezzanine. For events that include the Loyal Legion, their downstairs neighbor, events can add on another 220 guests.
The Foundry at Oswego Pointe
Located steps from downtown Lake Oswego yet surrounded by nature, this beautiful venue features timeless architecture and dramatic vaulted ceilings, garden patios, riverside hardwood decks and unobstructed views of the Willamette River. The Foundry offers a variety of options for a spectacular event any time of year.
Holy Names Heritage Center
The Heritage Center is an unforgettable event location. From low-key affairs to all-out extravaganzas, the richly appointed space includes the Great Hall, the Seminar room, and outdoor courtyard with gardens and water features. The Heritage Center combines the beauty of the original 1906 Mission style campus with a state-of-the-art environmentally friendly building.
Hopkins Demonstration Forest: Everett Hall
Located less than 10 miles south of Oregon City, Everett Hall at the Hopkins Demonstration Forest is a 2,100 square foot custom built wood structure situated in a beautiful forest setting. The building features a large meeting room, complete with a stone fireplace and caterer’s kitchen, capable of holding up to 90 guests. Hopkins allows guests to attend an event, take a relaxing stroll in the woods, and experience the beauty of nature.
Celebrate your next event at the Jupiter, where they have creative event space for 4 to 500 guests. The Jupiter Hotel offers innovative urban meeting rooms and stunning event venues with natural light, roaming wifi, projection video and full AV set-up, floor-to-ceiling blackboard walls, and a bamboo-flanked courtyard.
The Leftbank Annex
The leftbank annex brings a sleek and well-coordinated event infrastructure to the raw, industrial ethic of a pre-war building. Through a skeleton of timber, concrete, brick, and steel, you’ll have the flexibility to transform the space into anything you can imagine, or to leave its authentic raw backdrop. The possibilities are endless.
Mercy Corps Event Space
Mercy Corps has several event spaces that reflect the character and culture of the organization. Whether it’s a strategic planning session, non-profit fundraiser, networking event, workshop, evening with cocktails or somewhere in-between, this venue can accommodate a variety of needs with space flexibility and state-of-the-art technology. Their LEED-Certified Platinum building offers a unique combination of historic architecture and energy efficient state-of-the-art technology. With over 7,000 sq. ft., this venue offers four beautiful spaces ranging from 800 to 3,484 sq. ft. to accommodate groups of all sizes. Mercy Corps is located in the heart of downtown Portland next to Saturday Market and the historic Skidmore Fountain.
North Star Ballroom
This classic 2-story space accommodates up to 150 seated guests for any occasion in the upstairs Ballroom with a beautiful Maple floor. Attached to the ballroom is a fully functional salon/Bar with additional seating as well as opening to the ballroom itself. The downstairs has a private dining room, private parlor and a warming kitchen for additional flexibility.
The Norse Hall
Norse Hall is conveniently located just 12 blocks from downtown Portland, in the vibrant lower East Burnside neighborhood. From the beautiful maple floor to the original F.C. Baker chandeliers hanging from the 30-foot ceiling, the Grand Ballroom is the crown jewel of Norse Hall. The Lodge Room on the 2nd floor serves equally well as a cozy dance floor or spacious meeting hall. The maple floors and original wall sconces give the room period elegance, while daytime events benefit from the natural light.
Portland Art Museum
Located in the heart of Portland’s cultural district, The Portland Art Museum is the preferred venue for many of Portland’s most prestigious social gatherings. With spacious ballrooms, the sculpture mall and many other unique event spaces, the museum is Portland’s premier event location for galas, weddings, corporate events and everything in between.
This versatile multi-purpose spaces make an ideal location for virtually any type of event. Located on historic and trendy Mississippi Avenue, this venue is great for weddings, corporate trainings, theater events, and everything in between, this is definitely a place to consider the next time you’re in need of a fabulous event space.
Skype Live Studio
Looking to host a corporate meeting or business-to-business seminar? Need a state of the art screening facility or a place to record a live performance? Consider the Skype Live Studio, a 3,000 square foot venue with theatre seating for 65 and standing room for an additional 100, located in the heart of downtown Portland right on the MAX line in the Pacwest Center.
The Tumwater Room
The Tumwater Room is a stunning venue perfect for weddings, receptions, meetings, fundraising events, quinceaneras and special events of all kinds. Located on the third floor of the Museum of the Oregon Territory, the Tumwater Room overlooks the historic Willamette Falls with sweeping views of the Willamette River through the tall cathedral windows.
Union/Pine is a hub to foster inspiration, creativity, and a really good time. With 5,000 sq ft of converted warehouse space, a sunken living room with an Eames conference table, 11’ beamed ceilings, and private kitchen Union/Pine is the perfect location for weddings, receptions, photo shoots, art shows, pop-up shops, and more.
The Village Ballroom
The Village Ballroom is a community gathering space for performance, dance, special events, conferences, classes and workshops. Host to a number of ongoing classes and events, the Ballroom is designed to comfortably and smoothly accommodate special events from weddings to small conferences.
Columbia River Gorge
Bridal Veil Lakes
The perfect setting for your special event! Nestled in the heart of the scenic Columbia River Gorge just 30 minutes from Portland, 40 acres of lush greenery, wildflowers and 100 year-old forest surround their pristine lake setting. Offering a covered patio and pavilion, the secluded location and wonderful staff ensure an unforgettable event.
Wind Mountain Ranch
Located in the heart of the Columbia River Gorge, Wind Mountain Ranch is a private estate specializing in unforgettable outdoor weddings, receptions, and special events. Offering scenic views of both Wind Mountain and the Columbia River, it is the ideal setting for picture perfect memories. Located just across the Gorge near Stevenson, WA, Wind Mountain Ranch truly captures the beauty of the Pacific Northwest. Elephants Catering at Wind Mountain Ranch is an occasion that you won’t soon forget!
Northwest Wine Country
Elk Cove Vineyards
Seated atop a knoll in the hills above Gaston, this picturesque vineyard & winery is one of Oregon’s oldest & most respected. The banquet room and wrap-around deck enjoy views of the surrounding vineyards and Coastal Range, and the charming gazebo in the midst of the vineyard rows is a wonderful Wedding Ceremony site.
Oregon Olive Mill at Red Ridge Farms
Looking for a beautiful view with your next luncheon, staff retreat, family gathering or other intimate group event? Take in the expansive vineyard and valley from the beautiful new event space located in the Oregon Olive Mill. Your guests are sure to enjoy the open spaces and the fresh scents of herbs and flowers.
The Brickstone Ballroom, exhibiting elements of Mission Revival and medieval Italian influence, is the only remaining example of a fraternal lodge in downtown Vancouver. Built in 1911 when fraternal orders were an important element of the social, civic, philanthropic and commercial lives of communities the Elks organization occupied the second and third floors and leased or rented the ground floor for commercial use. Externally, the ornate brickwork, iron balconies and tall, arched windows of the second and third floors retain a high degree of integrity.
The Empress Estate
Newly renovated with beautifully elegant and neutral color palette, chandelier filled Ballroom and outdoor veranda addition overlooking the Columbia River and Lewis River Valley. The Empress Estate offers a variety of indoor and outdoor settings for your ceremony and reception to create the perfect intimate and elegant venue for your unique wedding experience.
Fort Vancouver Artillery Barracks
Constructed in 1904, the newly renovated Artillery Barracks originally housed 240 soldiers. Now, from the elegantly restored tin ceilings to the historically accurate white-oak hardwood floors and state-of-the-art audio visual equipment, each room offers an ideal setting for meetings, weddings, and celebrations.
Fort Vancouver O.O. Howard House
Situated in the Fort Vancouver National Site, the Howard House was built in 1879 for Civil War General Oliver Otis Howard, and today is headquarters of the Fort Vancouver National Trust. The Howard House can host meeting space or small receptions in the Education Conference Room or outdoor courtyard.
This elegant Queen Anne Victorian home is available for weddings, receptions, parties and other special events.
Red Cross Community Room
The Red Cross Convalescent House was built in 1918-1919 to provide a homey atmosphere for injured soldiers. Later it was used as a Service Club. Today the restored building hosts events in its large lounge featuring gleaming hardwood floors, fireplace and adjoining sun porch.