Small Wedding Venue in Oregon

Small Wedding Venues in Oregon for Intimate Weddings and Elopements

Oregon is home to incredible landscapes ranging from oceanside cliffs to snowcapped volcanos, sandy beaches, towering rainforests, expansive deserts, and so much more. Choosing where to get married and where to host your reception can be a difficult decision in such a stunning state. Especially for couples looking to host an intimate wedding or elopement, finding an Oregon wedding venue that can accommodate a small group or intimate wedding can be difficult. We put together this guide of the top small wedding venues in Oregon so you can have a quick look at some of the best options around the state!

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Oregon Coast Wedding Venues

Seawinds Estate

Coos Bay, Oregon | Seawinds Estate Website

Seawinds Estate is a 75-acre Oregon Coast wedding venue located in Coos Bay, Oregon. The estate features 4 bedrooms, an oceanfront deck, and cliffside views. Seawind Estate specializes in intimate weddings with room to house 18 guests and up to 10 vehicles.

Seawinds State Small Wedding Venue in Oregon
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Heceta Lighthouse

Yachats, Oregon | Heceta Lighthouse Website

Heceta Lighthouse is a historic lighthouse built in 1894, perched 205 feet above the ocean on stunning oceanside cliffs. Hecteta Lighthouse specializes in intimate ceremonies and elopements with packages and ceremony locations perfect for smaller weddings or events with 20-30 guests. They do offer packages for larger weddings with up to 150 guests from May through October. Hecteta Lighthouse is well known for its incredible views and history, but its standout feature is its delicious food. Their wedding and catering services are customized for each group’s particular needs and interests, which means you can have a truly unique and one-of-a-kind wedding day.

Heceta Lighthouse Small Wedding Venue in Oregon
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Pelican Pub And Brewery

Pacific City, Oregon | Pelican Pub and Brewery Website

Pelican Pub and Brewery is a perfect reception space for couples looking for a small wedding venue on the Oregon coast. Located in Pacific City, this venue offers an oceanfront banquet room with floor-to-ceiling views of Cape Kiwanda and Haystack Rock. Pelican Pub and Brewery can accommodate groups of up to 80.

Pelican Brewery Small Wedding Venue in Oregon
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Capella by the Sea

Brookings, Oregon | Capella by the Sea Website

Capella By The Sea is a stunning chapel located in Azalae Park. With glass walls, wood, and stone, Capella By the Sea is an incredible ceremony location for intimate weddings, elopements, and vow renewals. This venue is available to rent year-round and has a maximum capacity of 49.

Capella by the Sea Small Wedding Venue in Oregon
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Camp Westwind

Otis, Oregon | Camp Westwind Website

Camp Westwind is a 529-acre property located on a gorgeous section of Oregon coastline within Cascade Head Biosphere Reserve. The property includes meadow, rainforest, and coastline and strives to conserve wildlife within the reserve for generations to come. Camp Westwind was built on environmental stewardship, making it the perfect venue for couples with a deep love and respect for nature. This venue offers packages ranging from 1-5 guests to full camp buyouts able to host 145 people.

Camp Westwind Small Wedding Venue in Oregon
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Sou’wester Lodge

Seaview, Washington | Sou’wester Lodge Website

Are you dreaming of a unique, funky, and exciting venue to host your intimate wedding or elopement? What about a vintage camper and RV park! Sou’wester Lodge, located in Seaview, WA is a historic lodge and vintage travel trailer resort with an eclectic selection of accommodations ranging from cabins to vintage RV campers and campsites. This venue is located along Long Beach Peninsula making it a perfect location for an intimate wedding and reception. Sou’wester can accommodate groups of up to 120 for overnight stays and up to 250 for events.

Sou'Wester Lodge Small Wedding Venue in Oregon
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Crook Point

Pistol River, Oregon | Crook Point Website

Crook Point is a stunning coastal Oregon venue located on 2 miles of private Oregon coastline. Their property consists of 8 homes, 6 venue locations, and an unreal view of the Oregon coast. 4 of the 6 venue locations cater to small weddings and intimate elopements ranging from (20-50 people) and 2 of the 6 can accommodate larger weddings for up to 150-300 guests.

Crook Point Small Wedding Venue in Oregon
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Small Wedding Venues in the Oregon Mountains

Timberline Lodge

Government Camp, Oregon | Timberline Lodge Website

Timberline Lodge offers incredible mountain views and experiences. Timberline Lodge offers six ceremony and reception spaces giving couples the freedom to create a unique wedding day custom to them. Venues range in capacity from 40 to 250 and range in experience from an epic mountain hut located a mile above the main lodge to the timberline amphitheater offering incredible views of the mountain. Timberline Lodge offers intimate wedding-specific packages all year round. 

If you’re a horror movie fan, the Timberline Lodge was featured in Stephen King’s The Shinning for the outdoor shots of the Overlook Hotel.

Timberline Lodge Small Wedding Venue in Oregon
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Best Small Wedding Venues in Portland Oregon

Leach Botanical Gardens

Portland, Oregon | Leach Botanical Gardens Website

Located in Southeast Portland, OR, Leach Botanical Gardens is a gorgeous urban green space. It’s perfect for couples wanting to connect with nature while eloping in Portland. Leach Botanical Gardens has a maximum capacity of 80 and offers small wedding and elopement-specific packages. When you rent this venue, you get private access to the entire botanical garden space, so no need for extra decorations or additional florals, the garden is all the decor you need!

Leach Botanical Gardens Small Wedding Venue in Oregon
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Hoyt Arboretum

Portland, Oregon | Hoyt Arboretum Website

Hoyt Arboretum is a 189 acre arboretum (botanical garden of trees), located 2 miles west of downtown Portland Oregon. This stunning venue offers incredible views of the forest and serene nature, while also giving you the luxury of being close to the convenience that downtown provides. This venue offers four outdoor venue spaces ranging in capacity from 40 to 100 people. The most popular of these venues is the Redwood Deck, which is known as one of the most photogenic places in all of Hoyt Arboretum.

Hoyt Arboretum Small Wedding Venue in Oregon
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Port of Cascade Locks

Cascade Locks, Oregon | Port of Cascade Locks Website

Port of Cascade Locks offers various venue options for couples looking for an intimate elopement or traditional wedding and can host events ranging from <40 to 200 guests. Their venue offerings include a wooden pavilion, a historic Locktender house, a stunning island with mountain views, and open park space (with options for tent rental). Couples have the option to rent each space individually or book multiple together in a package.

Port of Cascade Locks Small Wedding Venue in Oregon
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Forest Wedding Venues in Oregon

Camp Lane

Walton, Oregon | Camp Lane Website

Camp Lane is a 15-acre park on the Sisulaw River surrounded by old-growth forest. This venue can accommodate groups of up to 160 with plenty of lodging space around the camp. Camp Lane is located 30 minutes from the coast and under an hour from Eugene. The park is open from April through October and is open by reservation only.

Camp Lane Small Wedding Venue in Oregon
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Smith Creek Village

Sublimity, Oregon | Smith Creek Village Website

Smith Creek Village located in Silver Falls State Park is a gorgeous wedding venue just an hour outside of Portland. Silver Falls State Park is known as one of the best state parks in Oregon and features incredible waterfalls. Those looking to get married at Silver Falls State Park can rent cabins, cottages, and glamping experiences and can host events of up to 100 guests.

Smith Creek Village Small Wedding Venue in Oregon
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Noble Ridge Tree Deck

Washougal, Washington | Noble Ridge Tree Deck Website

Noble Ridge Tree Deck is a 3,000 square foot open deck nestled in a Noble Fir mountain forest just 40 minutes from Columbia River Gorge and 1 hour from Portland. The deck offers beautiful and secluded views of the forest and also showcases the incredible mountain views the PNW is known for! This venue can accommodate intimate ceremonies of under 50 to 200-person wedding events. To maintain premium quality service and predict the best weather for clients, Noble Ridge takes on only 10 events per year July-September.

Noble Ridge Tree Deck Small Wedding Venue in Oregon
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Laloma Lodge

McKenzie Bridge, Oregon | Loloma Lodge Website

Loloma Lodge sits at the base of the western Cascade Mountains along the McKenzie River and offers beautiful riverfront cabins perfect for an elopement or wedding retreat. Just an hour outside Eugene, this venue is 11 acres of secluded national forest paradise. Loloma Lodge wedding packages include access to the lodge, cabins, kitchens, entire grounds, and more. They are able to accommodate groups of up to 125.

Laloma Lodge Small Wedding Venue in Oregon
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Best Small Wedding Venues in Central Oregon

Rainshadow Organics

Sisters, Oregon | Rainshadow Organics Website

Rainshadow Organics is a beautiful and unique wedding venue that offers farm-to-table service and views of Central Oregon Cascades. Rainshadow Organic offers something many venues can’t… incredible food crafted exclusively from their onsite organic farm and table decorations sourced from the gardens you’re surrounded by. Experience a reception surrounded by nature and know you’re day is truly one of a kind. Rainshadow Organic specializes in 50-person events and can accommodate up to 65. Choose between the two-acre garden or beautiful working ranch with mountain views for your ceremony and celebrate you’re wedding nestled among the flower beds and vegetable garden!

Rainshadow Organics Small Wedding Venue in Oregon
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Skyliner Lodge

Bend, Oregon | Skyliner Lodge Website

Skyliner Lodge is a picturesque rustic cabin that sits on National Forest land in Bend, Oregon. It’s the perfect small wedding and elopement reception venue for couples looking to get married in Bend with a lowkey and simple day! The venue includes the lodge and grounds with views of the river and forest. This venue can accommodate groups of up to 100 for outdoor events and 50 for indoor events.

Skyliner Lodge Small Wedding Venue in Oregon
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Lake Creek Lodge

Camp Sherman, Oregon | Lake Creek Lodge Website

Lake Creek Lodge sits on 42 acres of rustic Oregon wilderness. It’s the perfect wedding venue for couples wanting to connect with nature and offers the perfect woodland retreat for couples and their guests. The property is located near a variety of trails perfect for biking and hiking, streams for fly fishing, and a ski resort just 15 miles away. Lake Creek Lodge can accommodate groups up to 160 in peak season and 70 in the off season.

Lake Creek Lodge Small Wedding Venue in Oregon
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Best Oregon Park Wedding Locations

Crater Lake National Park

Want to get married in a national park? Crater Lake National Park is for you! Featuring stunning views of a lake formed from a collapsed volcano the park offers incredible hiking trails, panoramic views, and a scenic drive. It does not have any indoor wedding venues but there is a variety of outdoor venues perfect for any couple. Couples looking to get married at Crater Lake must fill out a special use application through the park website (linked above) which takes about 8 weeks to be approved.

Craker Lake National Park Small Wedding Venue in Oregon
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Silver Falls State Park

Silver Falls State Park is known as one of the best state parks in Oregon and features some of the best waterfalls in the state. This venue features over 35 miles of biking, hiking, and riding trails through stunning forests, rivers, and even behind a waterfall. At Silver Falls State Park can rent cabins, cottages, and glamping experiences and can host events of up to 100 guests.

Silver Falls State Park Small Wedding Venue in Oregon
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Ecola State park

Ecola State Park is one of my favorite state parks in Oregon and offers unmatched views of the Oregon Coast and Cannon Beach. The state park features incredible hiking trails through coastal forests, stunning overlooks, and sandy beaches perfect for exploring on your wedding day. If you’re dreaming of an Oregon coast elopement, don’t pass up Ecola State Park!

Cape Lookout State park

Cape Lookout State Park located near Tillamook Oregon, just an hour and a half from Portland, is a beautiful and unique state park featuring coastal views and incredible hiking trails. Couples looking to get married here can explore beautiful forest trails that open into a sandy beach with rocky cliffs.

Wallowa Lake State Park

Wallowa Lake State Park features gorgeous views of the Wallowa mountains and glacial lake, making it an incredible Oregon small wedding venue. Wedding ceremonies and group events are permitted in the park with a special use permit, and there are amazing privately owned venues located just outside the park available for weddings too.

Wallowa Lake State Park Small Wedding Venue in Oregon
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Cottonwood Canyon State Park

Cottonwood Canyon State Park is an 8,000-acre beautiful state park featuring rugged views of John Day River, rocky grasslands, and cliffs. It offers 3 rental facilities perfect for a wedding ceremony or reception.

Cottonwood Canyon State Park Small Wedding Venue in Oregon
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Smith Rock State Park

Smith Rock State Park is a stunning small wedding location located just minutes from Bend Oregon. Known for its incredible rock climbing, deep river canyon, and unique rock formations, Smith Rock State Park is the perfect wedding venue for adventurous couples. The North Point Amphitheater is the perfect wedding venue and offers beautiful views overlooking the canyon. Check out our Smith Rock State Park elopement guide here.

Smith Rock State Park Small Wedding Venue in Oregon
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