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.
The Atrium at Montgomery Park
Elephants Catering & Events is proud to be the exclusive caterer for The Atrium at Montgomery Park. Built in 1920, this renovated landmark offers a distinct and modern environment. The Atrium’s urban interior features marble floors and a nine-story glass ceiling, complemented by a panoramic view of Forest Park. It’s an ideal space for non-profit galas, corporate events, school proms and weddings.
Standard capacity is approximately 350 seated guests, or 800 standing.
Through a skeleton of timber, concrete, brick, and steel, you’ll find large projectable surfaces, controlled lighting, superb access, and outstanding electrical infrastructure. You have the flexibility to transform the space into anything you can imagine, or to leave its authentic raw backdrop. The possibilities are endless.
Standard Capacity is approximately 933 guests standing.
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.
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.
Bloodworks 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 Bloodworks 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.
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!
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 a historic building in Old Town filled with light – boasting 4000 sq ft of event, office and board room space – the Commune hosts weddings, corporate events, business classes and bootcamps, speakers and much more. Need to get creative in your event space rental? We are happy to build custom pricing suited to your needs. On a budget? Let us know. We love collaborating with non-profits and small businesses and, you belong here! Email: [email protected] to book your next brainstorming session, brunch, fundraiser and more.
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.
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.
With two central city blocks and two renovated warehouses this is home to one of the most historically-rooted, forward-thinking Portland event venues. Whether you’re hosting an intimate private event or a public extravaganza, Ecotrust has a quintessentially Portland space that fits your vision.
The Eleanor is an urban space that is quintessential Portland. The ceiling, a dramatic wood bow truss, serves as the focal point and takes you back to a time when even warehouses could be works of art. Corner walls are full of windows, admitting natural light throughout the day and spectacular views of downtown at night. The heart of the Pearl District is right outside, and proximity to freeways and downtown provides easy access. Imbue your next event with the beauty and personality of Portland.
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.
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.
Greatroom consists of nearly 4,000 square feet of wide-open space. This brand-new venue features ample natural light, and 22’ ceilings with exposed wood beams. Complete with polished concrete floors, customizable audio-visual capabilities, an executive office area, full catering kitchen, and outdoor space options.
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.
Ironlight is an event venue that will offer guests an elevated experience. Located in downtown Lake Oswego, Ironlight will showcase panoramic views of Mt. Hood and the Cascades through an east-facing wall of floor-to-ceiling windows. Guests will transition between indoor and outdoor spaces through sliding glass doors opening onto two separate rooftop terraces totaling 3,300 square feet. An enclosed glass lobby will welcome guests on the west side of the building. Ironlight will accommodate up to 250 seated guests indoors with the ability to create custom intimate gathering areas within the space. Parking will be conveniently located onsite under the building in addition to an area for ridesharing drop-off/pick-up or valet.
Irving Street Studio
An Ecotrust venue, Irving Street Studio is conveniently located on the ground floor of the Natural Capital Center. With more than 7,000 square feet of beautiful wood floors, historic brick archways, original wood beams, and ample natural light, it is an energizing event space to host rainmaker fundraisers, unique markets, and elegant social gatherings.
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.
Oregon Historical Society
The Oregon Historical Society is perfect for after-hours receptions and dinners. The Miller Pavilion features floor-to-ceiling windows, and can be paired with current exhibitions. The adjacent Park Plaza is a rare outdoor space in the heart of the city with beautiful views of the park, the bell tower of the First Congregational Church, and a stunning trompe-‘l’oeil mural.
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.
Portland Electric Boat Company
With PEBC’s environmentally-friendly Duffy Boats, you can be your own captain and witness all the beauty the Willamette River has to offer. Whether you tour Portland’s historic waterfront or head down south to see the waterfalls, order from Elephants Travel & Tours menu for an extraordinary experience.
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.
The ReddonSalmon Street
The Redd on Salmon Street, located in the heart of Portland’s historic Central Eastside, is designed to help scale a more restorative, equitable, and delicious, regional food economy across the Pacific Northwest. The Redd is comprised of a two-block, 76,000-square-foot campus including two buildings: Redd West, a former marble distribution hub and sales center; and the Redd East, a 1918 ironworks.
Designed to eloquently blend Parisian-inspired textures and tones with a 100+ year-old warehouse, Tendue is a space that’s both inviting and interesting. This fully furnished space has the capability to flex and creates the perfect setting for hosting small and mid-sized groups, workshops or most anything else
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!
Wonser Woods Estate
Only 30 miles from Portland, Wonser Woods boasts a 14,000 square foot facility on 622 wooded and stream-fed acres at the foothills of the Cascade Mountains. Wonser Woods is an ideal setting for both indoor and outdoor weddings, catering to those who desire a stylish destination experience.
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.
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.