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Abernethy Center

Oregon City, OR View map Visit website
2023 Couples' Choice Awards Winner
4.6 out of 5 rating
166 reviews
$9k - $12k For 100 Guests
Up to 300 guests

About

2023 Couples' Choice Awards Winner
$9k - $12k For 100 Guests
Up to 300 guests

Love | Partner | Serve

Abernethy Center exists to bring people together to experience the joy that it is to love and be loved. Over the past 18 years we've been part of thousands of love stories and developed the skills and expertise to craft extraordinary celebrations. Most importantly we have a heart for people and what matters to you. Your event is our event. We care about your “cares”. We partner with each client to create an event that is expressly unique- whether that be an epic love story, a nonprofit fundraiser, or a celebration of life. We’re in the business of creating extraordinary memories!

Who We Are
As a team we are dedicated, coachable, invested, innovative, adaptive, accountable and courageous. We believe that how we treat each other sets the foundation for our entire business and are of the mindset that “Who” we are being is equally important as “What” we are doing.

Love is at the foundation of who we are and at the heart of every event we perform. We love celebrating love!

We consider the world our practice-ground to create and connect. We’re committed to creating an environment that expresses genuine caring for all beings and forwards peace in the workplace, our community and the world.

How We Work
Our work is grounded in a set of core values that informs who we are and guides us in our daily work. We coach, communicate and manage our team from those values. We believe that communication begins with listening, and that “how” we listen is key to being of service. We are curious, progressive and open-minded, and understand that every event is a unique and personal expression for each individual.

We believe that to serve, is truly the highest form and expression of caring for one another and that service starts with us providing a foundation of integrity and transparency.

Facilities and Capacity
Whether you want a stunning outdoor wedding or an elegant indoor affair, Abernethy Center has the space to fit your style. Couples may choose from Abigail’s Garden, Abernethy Chapel, Veiled Garden and/or the Abernethy Ballroom, with the maximum capacity at 300 guests. Elegant or casual, timeless or eclectic, Abernethy Center provides the space for an incredible wedding.

Services Offered
Abernethy Center is a full service wedding venue with an experienced team of chefs, servers and bartenders at your service. In addition, all weddings include the assistance of an Event Specialist and Ceremony Manager for coordinating the details.

Abernethy Center offers the following services:

  • Altar/arches
  • Audio equipment
  • Cake cutting
  • Chairs
  • Cleanup
  • Dance floor
  • Decor
  • Drapery
  • Event planning
  • Event rentals
  • Getting ready suites
  • Lighting/sound
  • Linens
  • Setup
  • Tents and tent accessories

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

Yes

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
China
Clean Up
Event Planning
Flatware
Glassware
Lighting/Sound
Linens
Parking
Set Up
Tables

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Cake Cutting
Server(s)

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Bartender(s)

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

300

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

4

Describe your venue:

Ballroom
Banquet Hall
Garden
Park

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Covered Outdoor
Uncovered Outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party

What event services do you offer?

Clean Up
Event Planner
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms

What event items are available?

Aisle Runners
Altar/Arch
Audio Equipment
Chairs
Dance Floor
Decor
Drapery
Lighting
Tables
Tents
Tent Accessories

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Chocolate Fountain
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Wheelchair Access
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166 Reviews

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Recommended by 91% of couples
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  • Flexibility
    4.5 out of 5 rating

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    Brittany N. Married on 10/30/2022
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    Service so Perfect, it's Spooky!

    Abernethy Center provided the perfect backdrop for our festivities, and their team was invaluable at helping our vision come to life!

    We wanted Spooky Romance meets Autumn Glamour for our October wedding, and the Chapel + Ballroom were the perfect venues to achieve that. I love that our rental of these venues included access to the Veiled Garden for gorgeous outdoor photos for our First Look and family/bridal party portraits. This also is a great backup plan if you're planning an outdoor ceremony and the weather takes a turn for the worse.

    Karissa was an enormous help during the days leading up to the wedding, and Anna NAILED IT as our Day-Of Coordinator. I highly recommend adding a DOC to your wedding package, it is worth every penny. We did not have to worry about any of the details and were free to celebrate with our friends and family.

    If you are looking for a venue with natural outdoor beauty, or the aesthetic of a chapel wedding, or a classically elegant ballroom - and the freedom to customize these spaces with the decor that fits your vision - Abernethy Center is all these things and more.

    It was a relief that all their catering is in-house, and the food was amazing! We felt very taken care of when our leftovers and a bottle of bubbly was packed away with care for us to bring home.

    We had the most amazing day, and Abernethy Center was a huge part of that! We are so grateful.

    Abernethy Center's reply:

    Brittany,
    Thank you for your incredibly kind words! We were so thrilled to get to host your beautiful wedding! The spooky touches were so much fun! I'm glad you had the most amazing day!
    - Karissa
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    Vivian S. Married on 10/11/2022
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    My dream wedding venue come true!

    Abernethy Center is so professional, caring, and made things a breeze with planning our wedding with them. The food was phenomenal and the atmosphere of Abigail’s Garden (our location) is absolutely breath taking.

    Abernethy Center's reply:

    Vivian,
    We are so glad that you enjoyed your day! It means so much to us!
    Wishing you all the happiness possible!
    - Karissa
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Awards

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WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2023 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2016 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2015 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2012 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2011 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2010 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2009 Winner

Real Weddings

Hannah & Zach
10 photos · 03/23/2021
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14 photos · 12/20/2019
Hannah & Josh
13 photos · 09/28/2018

Professional Network & Endorsements

19 Endorsements
Bridal Bliss Bridal Bliss Wedding Planners

Great staff, great service, great venue!

Moore Creative Weddings Moore Creative Weddings Wedding Officiants

The Abernathy Center has three great locations for your wedding or event. I have performed many wedding there and have been impressed with their attention to detail. They will make your event special. The additional of the Chapel is outstanding. No matter the size of your family and guests they can make it special for all of them. I highly recommend them to you! Check out their website for you will be impressed.

Naccarato Photography Naccarato Photography Wedding Photographers

I had the pleasure of photographing a wedding at Abernethy Center. The entire event and staff were a pleasure to work with and everything went off without any issues whatsoever. I highly recommend this location if you are planning on getting married.

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606 15th St. Oregon City, OR, 97045
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M-F 9am -5pm evenings & weekends by appointment only
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Abernethy Center frequently asked questions

Abernethy Center includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Bridal Suite
  • Chairs
  • China
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planning
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Lighting/Sound
  • Linens
  • Parking
  • Set Up
  • Tables
Abernethy Center includes the following items and services in its wedding catering costs:
  • Cake Cutting
  • Server(s)
The bar service starting price at Abernethy Center includes:
  • Bartender(s)
The space offered by Abernethy Center for wedding events is known for:
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet Hall
  • Garden
  • Park
Abernethy Center offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Covered Outdoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor
Abernethy Center offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
Abernethy Center offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planner
  • Event Rentals
  • Get Ready Rooms
Abernethy Center offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Aisle Runners
  • Altar/Arch
  • Audio Equipment
  • Chairs
  • Dance Floor
  • Decor
  • Drapery
  • Lighting
  • Tables
  • Tents
  • Tent Accessories
Abernethy Center is recommended by 91% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.6 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 4.7 in quality of service, 4.6 in average response time, 4.6 in professionalism, 4.5 in flexibility and 4.5 in value.

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