VENUES & VENDORS

Trusted Resources for Your Wedding Day

MARRIAGE LICENSE INFORMATION:

OREGON – Washington,  Multnomah,  Clackamas,  Marion,  Yamhill

WASHINGTON – click here for a quick “how to” to get your license for any county in WA State. Note: Mail in applications are accepted in this state.

VENUES & LODGING

OREGON

World Forestry Center – great choice for contemporary, earth friendly indoor venue space close to downtown PDX.

The Reserve Vineyards and Golf Club – lovely country setting in nearby Aloha. Indoor and outdoor options. Yelena does a fabulous and friendly job of handling your onsite event needs.

The Historic Old Church – downtown PDX. Built at the turn of the century and now used for event venue and concert hall. This is a wonderful choice for anyone looking for an urban location with historic grace and charm.

The Abernethy Center – beautiful grounds and chapel provide for lots of indoor and outdoor options. Click link to view real wedding at this popular Oregon City venue.

Ecotrust Building – popular rooftop urban venue with earth friendly focus

The Stephanie Inn – perfect for destination weddings by the sea. Click to view real wedding at this posh and romantic lodge in Cannon Beach.

The Sentinel Hotel (formerly The Governor) – view actual wedding at this classic downtown PDX venue

Council Crest – see actual wedding at this popular outdoor viewpoint

Leach Botantical Gardens – view actuals weddings I’ve done at this lush garden favorite: Spring, Summer, Fall

MORE Portland Parks – get rates and reservation info on all the parks in the PDX metro area

The Oregon Gardens – this Silverton location offers rural country charm and rustic comfort. Lodging option, too. Click to view real wedding.

Portland Spiritchoose from a variety of boats for a unique wedding on the water

Persimmon Country Club – view wedding  at golf club venue in SE PDX

Scholls Valley Lodgeread my review and view photos of this venue in Hillsboro

Hoyt Arboretum – The perfect choice for green weddings. Read more about this popular outdoor venue in SW PDX.

Waterfront – view wedding on Hayden Island at the marina

Aurora Colony Vineyard – view wedding at this outdoor venue in Aurora, OR

WASHINGTON

MoNA – Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner. Looking for a unique and classy venue for your ceremony and/or reception? This art museum is a treasure! Read my review.

Additional Suggestions for your Celebration:

URBAN HONEYMOON:

Seattle oasis – perfect for an urban honeymoon – read reviews and more

DJ’s and SOUND

Mike Moore of Big Screen Presentations.  Not only is he a professional with years of experience, Mike is super friendly, confident and puts everyone at ease. That’s REALLY important on your wedding day.

Music Selections and CD’s

Music for that Aisle Walk

PHOTOGRAPHY

Choosing the right photographer can be a daunting task. There are LOTS of options with a wide range of services and options. Here’s a nice article that provides some good tips! Read Expertise now.

LIMO SERVICE

Portland Limousines – Rent the perfect transportation for your special day. Everything from sedans to party bus!