Oregon Zoo

4001 South-west Canyon Road Portland, OR
Typically Responds within 24 hours
Max Capacity: 425 people
A private event at the Oregon Zoo is one that your guests won't soon forget. We offer a full range of venues from our Cascadian-themed indoor banquet facility to outdoor spaces adjacent to some of our most popular exhibits. Imagine holding your family reunion in Elephant Plaza, a corporate gala on TIger Plaza or your wedding reception in the Cascade Crest Banquet Center's 7000 square foot ballroom. The 64-acre Oregon Zoo, located in Portland, is the only venue where your private event benefits animal care and conservation while providing your guests with a unique experience. Our professional event planners can meet all of your needs – from custom menus to music, from flowers to thematic décor. Simply tell us what you need and we'll make it happen without a hitch.
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Get Wild for Meetings, An Eventective User from Portland OR

It is easy to overlook the Oregon Zoo as an event venue. The Zoo has multiple meeting areas in their Cascade Creast area that allow you to hold your meeting in a comfortable and cozy location. All of the equipment you need is available for rental. You can also make arrangements to have an animal show during your meeting. Staff goes out of their way to accommodate you and make sure you have everything you need. The only concern is you have to use their catering which can get expensive. But for a cant miss experience you cant get any better then this. Holiday parties here are something extremely special. During Zoo Lights season you can make it a meeting and a Christmas experience.

Location
Amenities
  • High Speed Internet
  • Wireless Internet/Wi-Fi
Features
  • Acreage: 64
  • Credit Cards Accepted: Major Credit Cards Accepted.
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 5000
  • Nearest Airport: 6-10 miles
  • Nearest Overnight Accommodations: 1-5 miles
  • Nearest Public Transportation: 1-5 miles
  • Number of Event/Function Spaces: 8
  • Parking: Parking Open Lot On-site
  • Proximity of Neighboring Golf Course: 1-5 miles
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: 500
$500-$5,000 per event
The Portland Brewing Company Taproom is the perfect location for special events, business meetings and celebratory group dining. Our fun, lively and casual atmosphere set in an “industrial-chic” environment is complete with high ceilings, copper ale kettles, exposed beams and wood and metal accents. Hand crafted brews and sodas, combined with a number of our dishes, bring a festive feel to your celebration or special event. From small intimate parties to larger events for groups of up to 250.
Portland, OR  
Capacity: 300
$178-$1,080 per event
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.
Portland, OR  
Capacity: 110
$9-$65 per person
Event planning is easy at BridgePort BrewPub, Oregon's Original Craft Brewery, where our furniture, china, glass, silver, candles and linen are included in your room rental fee. Our outstanding BridgePort Events Team will assist you from the beginning stages of planning to the last minute details to creating a most memorable night. Expect the best from the BridgePort kitchen as all menus are made on-site with a group of Chefs who have worked together for years building our extensive and delicious menu options. Both private rooms offer quality audio-visual equipment with the Heritage Room fully wired for high speed internet, surround sound, wireless microphones, and an LCD projector with a large cinematic screen. From corporate off-sites to weddings to private parties, we can accommodate events of all types in a historical brewery!
Portland, OR  
Capacity: 100
$550-$1,050 per event
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: 299
For a truly unique and memorable experience, host your private party at the Doug Fir! Based on availability, you can rent the downstairs Lounge or the upstairs Fire Place Room or Horseshoe booth in the bar The venue is an excellent multi-use private event space, ideal for wedding receptions, business meetings, presentations, or company parties. Rental availability is always based on the Doug Fir Lounge show calendar..
Hillsboro, OR  
Capacity: 25
MEETING AND EVENT SPACE The Orenco offers a well-equipped state-of-the-art meeting room. This multi-purpose space can be set-up in many different configurations to suit any event or meeting. Great setting for: Offsite meetings Breakfasts, luncheons Mini-retreats Brainstorming sessions Sales meetings Wine tastings Bride changing/staging room The rent for the conference room includes the following: 400-square-foot conference room with chairs and table setup per your request 12’ drop-down projection screen HD Epson projector with remote Bose 3-2-1 stereo and DVD system with remote Full cable TV line up HP Photo LaserJet Pro printer with paper Laptop connectivity for full video conferencing capability Dry erase board & colored pen set Pens and memo pads for every participant Unlimited coffee, tea and water in the room Free high speed wireless internet Free parking Pricing: Half Day (4 hours or less) $125.00 Full Day (8 hours +) $250.00 *Please call directly for multiple day pricing and corporate discounts Call for complete details on event services, amenities, pricing, and availability.
Vancouver, WA  
Capacity: 200
BRAND NEW BALLROOM and STAGE Depending upon the type of event you are hosting, the Ballroom can easily accommodate groups of 80 to 150, and still have a large dance floor available to all. For larger groups, the curtain wall separating the Ballroom from the Dining Room can be opened, which will then accommodate, in total, up to 225 or 250, again depending upon the type of event.