Began as a Wild West frontier road, Pendleton is a town that celebrates the western lifestyle. The world famous Pendleton Round-Up rodeo started in 1910 and has been attracting cowboys and visitors ever since. Pendleton is full of unique shops and is home of the Pendleton Woolen Mills. Surrounded by ranchland and beautiful scenery, Pendleton makes a perfect setting for any event looking for a bit of western flair. More information about Pendleton.
Hamley & Co
30 SE Court Ave, Pendleton
Hamley & Co is a steakhouse, an outfitter, an art gallery and more. The historic building makes a wonderful western setting for weddings, concerts, meetings and more with space available for up to 220 people. The Slickfork Saloon, the Wine Cellar, the Pendleton Room and the Cattle Baron’s Room are available to rent for events and have complete bar and food capabilities.
Mountain View RV Park
1375 SE 3rd St, Pendleton
Mountain View RV Park has a meeting room with a kitchen and barbecue available for meetings and events. The park has one hundred RV and vehicle pads, each with a picnic table, light and tree. There is also a playground and basketball hoop at the facility.
Pendleton Center for the Arts
214 North Main Street, Pendleton
The Pendleton Center for the Arts has meeting rooms and an auditorium available to rent for a wide variety of events. The Pearson Auditorium and the Bamboo Room make ideal locations for weddings, reunions, performances and other medium to large events. The auditorium has a capacity of between 80 and 200 depending on the layout. A stage, lighting, sound system and piano are available. The Bamboo room can accommodate up to 80 guests. The Pinney Café and the Lorenzo Board room are available for smaller get-togethers and meetings.
Pendleton Convention Center
1601 Westgate, Pendleton
The Pendleton Convention Center is located next to the Pendleton Round-Up grounds. The convention center has 24,000 square feet of floor space and can accommodate up to 5,000 people. The center has nine meeting rooms, a large social room and an on-site kitchen. Parking is available for over 500 cars or the paved parking lot can be used for outdoor events or RV hookups.
1810 S.W. Court, Pendleton
Rodeo Lanes is a sports bar, an arcade, a restaurant and a bowling alley. The venue has party rooms for birthdays, company parties and other events.
Adjacent to Emigrant Springs State Park, between Pendleton and La Grande
Westminster Woods is a camp and conference center located on 65 wooded acres. The venue has a meeting area and full service RV sites. Westminster Woods makes a great setting for group meetings, activities and family outings. The outdoor amphitheater will accommodate up to 100 people on benches. The new chapel is 1600 square feet and will accommodate around 100 guests. The dining and meeting hall is 500 square feet and has a kitchen as well as outdoor grills and dining accommodations.
Wildhorse Resort Casino
72777 Highway 331, Pendleton
Wildhorse Resort Casino has 18,000 square feet of flexible meeting space available for all sorts of events. Meeting rooms include those at the Tamástslikt Cultural Institute, the spacious Casino Theater and the Conference Center. The casino has a 100-room hotel with a swimming pool and hot tub for overnight guests. Entertainment options at the casino include gambling, a museum, shopping, golf, and a children’s entertainment center and arcade.
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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