Hood River was voted one of the top twenty dream towns in the United States by Outdoor Magazine. Hood River is home to the Hood River Fruit Loop, a lovely scenic drive through farms and orchards with stops at fruit stands and gift shops along the way. The orchards make a lovely setting for all sorts of events, and the close proximity to Portland makes Hood River a convenient choice. More information about Hood River.
Aspen Creek Park at Gorge Nursery
3940 Hays Drive, Hood River
Aspen Creek Park provides a gorgeous landscape for events with a creek, a pond, gorgeous flowers and trees, and amazing views. A row of trees creates a windbreak and party tents are available to protect partygoers from the elements. Parking is available for up to 150 cars and 5-7 RVs. Maximum capacity for any event is 300 guests.
Cathedral Ridge Winery
4200 Post Canyon Dr., Hood River
The Cathedral Ridge Winery provides a lovely setting for weddings and other outdoor events with up to 200 guests or smaller indoor events. The winery has a gorgeous manicured lawn, garden areas and views. The winery can hold events year round with covered seating. Tables, chairs, covered patios and pavilion, set up and break down, and use of the two large parking lots are included with the site fee.
Columbia Center for the Arts
215 Cascade Ave, Hood River
The Columbia Center for the Arts has a large lobby, a 141-seat theater and a 700 square foot studio available to rent for events, lectures, performances and classes.
Historic Pine Grove Church
2415 Eastside Road, Hood River
The Historic Pine Grove Church provides a beautiful rural setting for weddings and other events. The church can seat up to 150 guests.
Hood River Hotel
800-386-1859 or 541-386-1900.
102 Oak Avenue, Hood River
Flexible, private or semi-private, 3,500 square feet of space will accommodate up to 100 people. The Hood River Hotel and Cornerstone Cuisine offer fine dining and exceptional service to make any event special.
Lakecliff Estate Bed & Breakfast
3820 Westcliff Dr, Hood River
Lakecliff Estate Bed and Breakfast was built in 1908 and provides a beautiful setting for all sorts of outdoor events. The Bed and Breakfast has an outdoor reception area for up to 150 guests and indoor reception area for up to 50.
Mt Hood Organic Farms
At the end of Smullen Road, Mt. Hood
Spectacular natural setting for a two day wedding retreat. Extensive grounds include gardens, orchards, fields, ponds, woods, a lake and gorgeous mountain views. Wedding package includes lodging for up to six people.
Mt. Hood Railroad
110 Railroad Avenue, Hood River
Mt Hood Railroad provides a unique location for events such as receptions, birthdays, Christmas parties, anniversaries, office parties, family reunions and weddings. The train offers group discounts for parties traveling on regular excursions. For larger, private events, any number of railroad cars can be rented and catering is available.
Oak Street Hotel
610 Oak St, Hood River
The Oak Street Hotel is a renovated 1909 building with nine rooms located in downtown Hood River. The hotel can be rented in its entirety for events. The hotel has a private meeting room that seats eight. The hotel also has a big front porch and outdoor patios available for catered meals and special events.
2290 Old Dalles Dr, Hood River
The Panorama Lodge is a rustic log home with beautiful views of Mt. Hood and the Hood River Valley. The seven-bedroom lodge is available to rent for group events such as weddings, reunions, and retreats.
3405 Cascade Ave, Hood River
Stonehenge Gardens has beautiful terraces and a wedding grotto with a waterfall, lawn, stage and cottage that make the perfect setting for a beautiful outdoor wedding. Catering, entertainment and flowers are available.
Vineyard View Bed & Breakfast
4240 Post Canyon Dr, Hood River
Vineyard View Bed and Breakfast is located on 2.5 acres that provide a beautiful setting for outdoor weddings and events. The grounds can accommodate up to 100 guests. The lovely grounds have breathtaking views of Mt Adams and Mt Hood. Catering is available.
Take Home Gifts
Once you decide on a venue for your event, there are lots of other decisions that you will need to make. Here is a suggestion: instead of the usual goody bags, why not send guests home with something that will really provide them with a memory of your event? Photos from one of our photo booths and the always fun flip-books make great take-home souvenirs.
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