High Desert Museum

59800 S Hwy 97 Bend, OR
Max Capacity: 500 people
High Desert Museum is a nationally renowned, unique venue that may make for the perfect, unique setting for you and your guests for your next special event. The Museum's unique setting on 135 pristine acres just 10 minutes from the Old Mill District in Bend, Oregon offers a place for an unparalleled, memorable experience for your guests.
Package Pricing
Event Spaces
Birds of Prey Center
Museum Meadow
Museum Patio
Schnitzer Hall
  • Air Conditioned
  • Cafeteria/Snack Bar Available
  • Designated Bus Loading Area
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • High Speed Internet
  • Meeting Room Wireless Internet Access Fee
  • Non-Smoking
  • Outdoor Function Area
  • Wireless Internet/Wi-Fi
  • Credit Cards Accepted: Yes
  • Facility Location Setting: Located 10 minutes from downtown Bend.
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 500
  • Nearest Airport: 26-50 miles
  • Nearest Overnight Accommodations: 1-5 miles
  • Nearest Public Transportation: 11-15 miles
  • Number of Event/Function Spaces: 3
  • Parking: Complimentary Parking
  • Special Features: Exhibits can be opened, wildlife demos and Living History demos.
  • Total Meeting Room Space (Square Feet): 7,000
  • Year Built: 1981
  • Year Renovated: 1998
Portland, OR  
Capacity: 160
$10-$20 per person
$500 per event
The staff at Slide restaurant can cater any event large or small. For smaller groups we have a small space that seat up to 35 guests comfortably. It adjoins our restaurant and can be utilized for baby showers, private brunch events, cocktail parties and private dinner events. You can choose from the 2 event spaces-The Slide Inn or Jade Lounge. Our space seats up to 80 persons in The Slide Inn and another 45 persons in Jade Lounge. For cocktail parties both spaces combined can accommodate up to 160 guests. We offer a varied menu and a Chef can work on your ideas, concepts and vision to make your special event a memorable one.
Portland, OR  
Capacity: 300
Hysterically funny interactive Murder Mystery Dinner Theater! Critics Agree! It's The Hottest Show in Town! Gut-Busting Comedy! Jazz! Singers! Murder Mystery! When RU Coming Out To Play? Portland’s Premiere Murder Mystery Dinner Theater since 1992 Our professional comedy troupe performs a variety of 90 minute hysterical murder mystery parties in a variety of venues, including: The Stockpot Broiler on The Red Tail Golf Course by Washington Square, the Ballroom at Kell's Irish Restaurant, downtown on SW 2nd, The Ambridge Event Center on MLK by the Convention Center, The Gables in Milwaulkie, and a variety of other venues. THE FUN BEGINS ON ARRIVAL! Join the suspects for pre-murder cocktails. Get to know them. Listen and ask questions.But watch your backs! One or more of them is a Killer! GET TO KNOW THE SUSPECT, VICTIM & DETECTIVE! Now you all know that somebody's gonna get bumped-off so, when, NOT IF, a dastardly deed hits, don’t panic! The great Detective Eddie May always shows up where there’s great food...and trouble. Please. Help him. In the name of all humanity help him because...He's really NOT that great! ONCE SOMEBODY'S BEEN BUMPED OFF, FIND AND SHARE EVIDENCE! Get ahold of suspects' personal belongings and rifle through them, looking for evidence and clues to examine and pass around. Help Detective Eddie May interrogate the suspects! You've been selected for Jury Duty! Examine the evidence discovered, make sure the suspects have answered all your questions, and cast your ballot nailing... WHODUNIT!!! A winner’s drawn from the correct ballots and awarded a special prize, so watch and listen so you don’t miss an important clue! Ask questions! Become involved as much, or as little, as you’d like! Don't worry! If you guess wrong, you'll STILL have ... THE CRIME OF YOUR LIFE! Whether you're looking for a great way to celebrate a birthday, anniversary, first-date, girls-night-out, or Corporate event, you are guaranteed to have The Crime Of Your Life! Event & Party Planners Love Us! Our professional cast’s exceptional and varied talents enables us to satisfy a wide range of audience tastes, providing Event Planners and Booking Agents with a terrific one-stop solution to satisfy every client's entertainment and budgetary needs. Headquartered in Portland Oregon, (EddieMayMysteries.com) our hysterical murder mystery dinner theater is the leader in the audience-participation dinner theater genre, setting the standard over 35 years ago by hiring only the finest comedic, theatrical and musical talent, all professionally trained and recognized in various media for their talents. A World-Travelled Portland Production Our award-winning Portland productions have enjoyed numerous successful global tours throughout Europe, the Mediterranean, the Arctic, Greenland, Asia, Bosnia, Iceland, Korea, Turkey, The Middle East and the Caribbean. Our domestic performance roster includes hotels and a variety of venues throughout the Pacific NW, casinos in Nevada, Oregon and Washington, Fortune 500 Companies, Arts Councils etc. We’re looking forward to providing your most important clients with an outstanding holiday party, or fantastic entertainment for any other celebratory or business event! North America's Longest Running Producers of Audience-Participation Murder Mystery Dinners! World Travelled and entertaining audiences in the Pacific NW for over 20 years at one of our venues or our client's locations. Contact us today For The Crime of Your Life!
Wilsonville, OR  
Capacity: 200
$250-$495 per event
Enjoy the beauty of the great outdoors at your wedding, corporate outing, company picnic, family reunion, birthday party or other celebration! We offer an elegant event tent perfect for your summer get together with tables and chairs for 100 and ample parking. Our event tent is open May-October and our golf course is open February through November.
Portland, OR  
Capacity: 88
Housed on the 2nd floor of the historic Smithson-McKay building, our banquet facility offers the best of the Northwest. Views of the Fremont bridge, Downtown, and the West hills of Portland complement the rooms' rich colors and crafted woodwork, much of which has been restored to it's original beauty. Whether you are planning a corporate meeting or event, rehearsal dinner, birthday gathering, holiday party, or other special occasion, our banquet rooms are sure to exceed your expectations. Our unique menu, which complements our award winning beers, includes buffet platters and plated options. Provide a memorable experience for your guests by hosting a Personalized Brewer's dinner or include a private tour of our state of the art brewing facility.
Portland, OR  
Capacity: 600
$400-$5,300 per event
The Jupiter Hotel is a mid-century, renovated motor inn-turned-boutique hotel in the heart of Portland, Oregon. Only minutes away from Downtown Portland, the Oregon Convention Center (it’s only 8 blocks away!), the Pearl District, the Moda Center and all three public transit systems with in a five minute radius – you can easily commute to anywhere your time in PDX takes you. The hotel has two areas of the property that caterer to different clientele. The first side of the property is what is referred to as the "Bar Patio Side". This area of the hotel surrounds the patio of the local music venue, The Doug Fir Lounge, and has quiet hours that begin at 2 am. The "Chill Side" is the more tranquil side of the property that looks over the DreamTENT and has quiet hours beginning at 11 pm. With over 4,500 square feet of event space spread between four separate meeting areas, we are sure to provide you with the perfect place to hold your event whatever your group size may be. From board-meetings to press and product launches, to small conferences and hotel buy-outs, we have the expertise and resources to help you succeed. Our mid-century hotel with a modern twist, offers property wide complimentary wireless internet, complimentary Water Ave Coffee, unique wall art murals in each room and full chalkboard doors to unleash your inner artists. Take a look around the 24 hour a day Gallery to help get those creative juices flowing. The Doug Fir Restaurant and Lounge is on property and is one of the tastiest places in Portland for breakfast and happy hours. Known as one of the most popular music venues in the city, there is always something to escape to right outside your door. For modern travelers, cultural creatives and anyone who lives outside the box, the Jupiter Hotel invites our guests to indulge in urban life. We offer affordability, insist upon originality, and connect visitors with the vibrancy of Portland.
Portland, OR  
Capacity: 225
Pips & Bounce is Portland's ping pong social club! Come join the fun and have an unforgettable experience in this unique atmosphere. Whether you are celebrating a holiday, birthday, office party, or just want to come in for a beer and round of pong, Pips & Bounce is the place to be.
Contact us for current special promotions to receive up to 63% off event space rentals. University Place Hotel and Conference Center has event facilities for groups as small as 5 and as large as 400. Our 8,000 square feet of meeting and banquet space includes 10 meeting rooms and a recently renovated 3,792-square-foot ballroom. Many of our event spaces feature large windows and wonderful views, a plus for any event. Amenities available for all spaces: Ultra secure wireless high speed internet Wired internet Audio/visual services Catering services Private dining Event planning services We’ve hosted everything from business meetings to wedding receptions to alternative energy conferences. University Place Hotel has 235 guestrooms and 3 executive suites in a most comfortable setting. Go for a swim in our garden courtyard pool or work up a sweat in our fitness center. All guests will enjoy a complimentary hot buffet breakfast. An ideal location for any occasion, with convenient on-site parking and just a short walk to Downtown Portland’s City Center.
Vancouver, WA  
Capacity: 150
Our hip, urban wine tasting room is conveniently located in downtown Vancouver, Washington just minutes from downtown Portland, Oregon. Three award-winning Eastern Washington and Walla Walla wineries have joined resources to bring this unique wine tasting experience to the Portland/Vancouver metropolitan area. Planning a party? Planning a wedding or wedding reception? We can help! Our tasting room is available to rent for your next private party or corporate event. Our unique flexible space can accommodate parties of 15-100+. We also offer discounts on cases and mixed case wine purchases, too.
Beaverton, OR  
Capacity: 140
Event Center for rent in the heart of Beaverton, Oregon. Maximum capacity is 140 people, depending on how many tables and chairs are used. Total square footage is 2800 sf, plus access to a commercial kitchen and bathrooms. This space is part of Bethel Congregational Church. There is a 440 square foot hardwood floor plus a stage for seating 4 to 5 musicians. The space can be used for small events also, and would be perfect for business meetings, or for pilates or yoga classes. The space includes the use of tables and chairs. Please call for pricing information as it varies as to day and time.
Portland, OR  
Capacity: 326
$1,500-$2,500 per event
Host your next event at Portland's largest craft distillery, conveniently located in close-in SE Portland. Our beautiful event space looks directly into our distillery so your guests get a behind-the-scenes look at one of Portland's largest growing craft industries. Whether you are planning a corporate meeting or event, birthday extravaganza, holiday party, or other special occasion, our event space is sure to impress and provide your guests with a truly unique Portland experience! Event space holds 86 people indoors and 326 outdoors.
Lake Oswego, OR  
Capacity: 200
The Waluga Masonic Lodge Building: The smart place to host your event in downtown Lake Oswego. The Waluga Masonic Lodge Building is a unique historic venue, perfect for holiday corporate banquets, weddings, receptions, meetings, fundraising events and special events of all kinds. Located on 2nd Street in downtown Lake Oswego, Oregon, the Waluga masonic Lodge Building is centrally located in downtown Lake Oswego. Only 1000 feet from Lake Oswego Downtown’s Millennium Park, home to the popular Farmers’ Market and many community and entertainment events throughout the year. Kitchen: The Waluga Masonic Lodge Building has a kitchen area for the staging of prepared catered events. Bring your own or use one of our recommend partner (contact The Wait Staff Team. – below). Parking: Street parking is available immediately in front of building. Lake Oswego Public Parking is available less than 500 feet away at the corner of 1st and B Ave. Over sixty public parking spots are within the block. Events serving alcohol All events that involve serving alcohol require extra work and time prior to event (and remember OLCC does not allow you to sell alcohol in any way!). You’ll need to prepare as much as 6 six weeks prior to the event! First you will need insurance! A liquor license insurance policy in the amount of one million dollars ($1,000,000) naming (1) Waluga Lodge as the primary insured, and (2) the Grand Lodge of Oregon (our separate parent body), as additional insured. You can check with your insurance representative to see if they can extend your business, home, or rental insurance to cover this. You can also use anyone of many online event insurers (Google ‘online event insurance’). Next you need a third party server. You must hire and use a licensed and insured third party server of alcoholic beverages, at your sole cost and expense. If you are using a caterer, they can help you with this. If not, we highly recommend using the Wait Staff Team (see below). The can really make your event a big success, PLUS YOU SAVE $400! If you use someone else, you’ll need to have severer present valid OLCC servers license with insurance 31 days before event, so we can get it to our parent body. The professional server and you will be jointly and severally liable, together with the person signing this Agreement, will be responsible… No one associated with Waluga Lodge or Oregon Grand Lodge! Waluga Lodge is affordable, elegant and beautiful. Tours of the facility are available by appointment, Call us at (503) 636 - 1036 ext. #1 for availability! Seasonal Rates: October – January Alcohol Event Rental Non-Alcohol Event Rental Rate $800 $800 Non-Approved Event $400 $400 Coordination Service Damage and Cleaning $400 $300 Deposit[1] Alcohol Contract $400 Total Due to Reserve $2,400 $1,500 February – September Alcohol Event Rental Non-Alcohol Event Rental Rate $500 $800 Non-Approved Event $400 $400 Coordination Service Damage and Cleaning $400 $300 Deposit[1] Alcohol Contract $400 Total Due to Reserve $1,700 $1,400 Approved Event Coordination Service The Wait Staff Team thewaitstaffteam@gmail.com 503-460-7755
Portland, OR  
Capacity: 150
$26-$40 per person
Hotel Monaco Portland provides the personalized attention and exceptional detail you deserve for your next meeting or private event. Our meeting and event planning staff offers the dedication and execution you need, providing the assurance that your event will exceed your expectations and those of your guests. With over 8,000 square feet of flexible meeting room space, mouth-watering catering from Chef Kyle Rourke and Red Star Tavern, and our ideal downtown Portland location in the heart of the Central Business District, Hotel Monaco can take your meeting or event to a whole new level.