The Griffin House is perched on the breathtaking cliffs above the naturally-beautiful Columbia River Gorge and can accommodate up to 175 guests. There are several ceremony locations, including the picturesque ceremony lawn, with a wooded setting and sweeping views of the river. The eastern yard features romantic features like lit trees and an old-fashioned tree swing — perfect for photo opportunities. The welcome terrace is ideal for a cocktail hour or mingling during the reception. The vast reception lawn has plenty of space for your loved ones to dine, drink, and dance! 

Take advantage of complimentary chairs, benches, tables, lawn games, fire pits, patio furniture, string lights, audiovisual equipment, vintage decor, and more. The venue allows you to bring in your own vendors, and the professional team at The Griffin House is available to offer local recommendations if necessary. With decades of experience, you can depend on the staff to take care of the coordination. This award-winning venue even has overnight accommodations so you can enjoy a weekend bash. The four-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bath can fit up to 10 overnight guests. Located on over an acre of land, you are sure to be able to create the wedding of your dreams here!

Address: Westcliff Dr, Hood River, OR 97031

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Contact : Marlowe

Located outside of Portland, The Ruins is a one-of-a-kind venue located within the remains of a hundred-year-old fruit cannery. Fall in love with the stone walls, green foliage, and hidden setting of the outdoor ceremony space. An ancient cement illuminated by bistro lights will create an enchanting backdrop for your wedding. The Ruins can hold up to 220 seated guests for a memorable party! Services include in-house bartending services, and the dedicated staff will operate the bar area on your big day so you can enjoy the moment. You can bring in a caterer of your choice to ensure you have a meal you’ll never forget. If you prefer a charming indoor space, the inside area, complete with wooden floors and rustic walls, can accommodate 120 seated guests. Known for its incredible outdoor live music, your friends and family will love celebrating your love at this fantastic wedding venue in Hood River.

Address: 13 Railroad St Hood River, OR 97031

Phone: 541-308-0700

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The Columbia Gorge Hotel & Spa is a National Historic Site and features seven acres of property, dramatic cliffs, beautiful gardens, tranquil ponds, enchanting bridges, lovely creeks, and the majestic 208-foot Wah Gwin Gwin Falls. The venue offers numerous event spaces for you to choose from, and services include access to the onsite Remedease Spa to pamper yourself before walking down the aisle. 

Additionally, you’ll have the benefit of in-house catering and bartending services thanks to Simon’s Cliff House and the Valentino Bar. The experienced staff will handle all of the setup and breakdown for you and provide you with a list of preferred vendors to make the rest of your wedding planning easier. This venue only hosts one wedding per day, so you can expect attentive, personalized service. You can take advantage of all indoor and outdoor spaces and have the freedom to come and go as you wish. Additionally, the 40 guest rooms mean that you can host a grand wedding weekend, complete with overnight accommodations.

Address: 4000 Westcliff Drive Hood River, OR 97031

Phone: 541-387-5421

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Stonehedge Gardens is a romantic restaurant that boasts English-style gardens, stone terraces, and sparkling fountains, and four unique dining rooms within a restored 1898 estate home for you to choose from. Located on over seven acres of property, it features well-manicured grounds of fresh, seasonal flowers and a built-in wedding arch. A charming stone path leads to a patio area, complete with string bistro lights and outdoor dining areas. In the summer, the tiered patio is a favorite place to gather. The professional staff will offer onsite coordination on the day of your wedding and take care of the seating arrangements on your behalf. They will also handle the setup and cleanup, so you can simply enjoy every second of your wedding without worry. Your wedding package at Stonehedge Gardens will include all food and beverage services, including planning and tracking your catering budget to fit your needs.

This venue offers free sound systems for both your ceremony and reception needs. You can also check off cake cutting, chairs, linens, and flatware from your wedding list. The dedicated wedding team at Stonehedge Gardens will help select top-notch vendors and create a detailed schedule, so everything is seamless. You can trust this family-owned and operated company to deliver personal services, from using local farm ingredients to extending their own hand whenever necessary.

Address: 3405 Wine Country Ave Hood River, OR 97031

Phone: 541-386-3940

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The team at Best Western Plus Hood River Inn is committed to delivering the wedding of your dreams. The venue boasts seven rooms and 15,000 square feet of event space for you to choose from. Spaces include the Columbia Gorge Conference Center, which features 90 beautiful waterfalls, the Atrium, the Gorge Room, and the Trillium Room. Other spaces include the Columbia Room, which features modern built-in pillars and can fit up to 225 people, the Mt. Adams Room and the Mt. Hood Room, which can fit up to 20 people each, and the Mountain Room. The Riverview Room has two balconies for up-close views of the Columbia River Gorge and has enough room for 80 seated guests. Sunrises in the Shoreline Room will have you at a loss for words. The only water-front dining room in Hood River, this room has a built-in bar and can accommodate up to 75 people for a delicious meal inside, and another 75 and the expansive deck. 

No matter which lovely room you select for your big day, your friends and family will feast on a delicious meal from the onsite restaurant, Riverside. Wedding bookings include tables and chairs, white tablecloths, colorful napkins, and a block of 25 guest rooms at preferred rates. The onsite team will handle the staffing needs, including setup and takedown, and the wedding specialist will be available to help with everything you need. Additionally, the venue offers 194 rooms for overnight accommodations for you and your guests. Other services include audiovisual equipment, event rentals, and more. This award-winning venue has gorgeous views of the scenic national treasures, so both local and out-of-town guests can wow at the Columbia River Gorge.

Address: 1108 E Marina Way Hood River, OR 97031

Phone: 541-386-2200

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Columbia Cliff Villas Hotel offers grand views of the Columbia River Gorge. This dog-friendly, scenic indoor venue can accommodate up to 30 people and features 1,200-square-feet of customizable space among four large suites. It features updated lighting, hard floors, a stone-stacked fireplace, and a wall of windows for a breathtaking site everywhere you turn. The neutral palette allows you to decorate the space to match your colors and theme. Free parking is available for your guests, along with charging stations.

The lush gardens, complete with wildflowers and greenery, are the perfect space for picture-perfect photos. The jaw-dropping 200-foot waterfall has a stone footbridge that will lead you to local restaurants. Additionally, the venue offers overnight accommodations for you and your guests, and the villa suites on the property offer full kitchens and spa-inspired bathrooms. Treasure the moments enjoying water sports, exploring wineries, and more mountain activities with your loved ones. Enjoy farm-to-table dining in America’s best river town before retreating to your grand courtyard room or the breathtaking river room.

Address: 3880 Westcliff Dr. Hood River, OR 97031

Phone: 866-912-8366

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The Pines 1852 offers a countryside extravaganza that you and your loved ones will adore. Invite up to 300 guests to this former dairy farm, nestled by Mill Creek. Among the pristine grounds is overhead bistro lighting for a charming ambiance. The creek-side barn features a prep area for the caterer of your choice. Make use of the portable restrooms and wash station as well as the onsite three-bedroom one-bathroom cottage as a bridal suite. You get two days to set up and take down your decor and other wedding items, so you don’t have to rush on the big day. This centuries-old vineyard offers estate-grown wine for a one-of-kind experience, and make sure to ask about the unique tasting room with a large cherrywood bar, bistro seating, and a swanky living room space. The 800-square-foot room is ideal for events with up to 60 people, while a separate reservation room is available for an intimate area. The barn doors separate this room from the tasting room, offering a space for photo booths, cake displays, and other personal wedding needs. If you prefer a more intimate celebration, you can also host a banquet meal for up to eight people in the 400-square-foot reserve room.

Address: 415 Oak Street Hood River, OR 97031

Phone: 541-993-8301

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Contact : Lorraine Kupchin

The Orchard is a spectacular outdoor venue tucked away in a secret garden. It features a lovely meadow setting paired with a rustic barn wedding reception and views of the East Hills in the background and can accommodate up to 175 guests for your big day. Wander hand-in-hand in the pear orchards as you create precious memories for a lifetime. Your wedding on the ceremony lawn will feature seasonal flowers, like hydrangeas, roses, lavender, and more. Become amazed at the panoramic views of the snow-capped Mt. Hood! Travel to the rustic barn with cafe string lighting for an unforgettable celebration. The innovative space has two open-air walls, so you don’t have to sacrifice views but can enjoy the shade and al fresco dining. 

This venue offers in-house catering and a delectable meal from Celilo, an award-winning caterer with an impeccable reputation for farm-to-table dining with quality ingredients. Each wedding package comes with catering, wedding coordination, complementary furniture, and access to the dressing room for you in which you can get ready. Decorate your space with rustic wine barrels, cross-back chairs, farm benches, dimmable string lights, and more. The helpful staff will handle the setup, breakdown, and other wedding needs.

Address: 2124 OR-35, Hood River, OR 97031

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Contact : Amanda

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Our experts know that picking your wedding venue is one of the most critical steps, and each of the venues mentioned above offers only top-notch services. No matter what you’re looking for, they’ll help you bring your dream wedding to life. For more information, reach out to venues you love and schedule a consultation and venue walkthrough as soon as possible!

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