The Tumwater Ballroom
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A magical wedding venue near Portland, Oregon, the Tumwater Ballroom is an incredible setting for weddings and special events. Located on the top floor of the Museum of the Oregon Territory, this property features gorgeous views of the historic Willamette Falls and the Willamette River. Elegant and romantic, it offers an idyllic setting for a dreamy fairytale wedding.
Deal! Book your wedding by March 31, 2023 and receive a complimentary Beer, Wine & Cocktail Bar package!
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Start your day at Tumwater Ballroom getting ready from the comfort of their stylish on-site dressing suite. This space is perfect for assembling your wedding outfit and spending quality time with loved ones before tying the knot. Ceremonies are hosted in the Tumwater Ballroom. This bright and airy space has a contemporary feel with floor-to-ceiling windows and minimalistic, neutral-toned furnishings. It is the perfect blank canvas for applying a personal touch, decorating your chairs, or adorning the room with flower arrangements. After you exchange vows you can slip out for your portrait session while your guests mingle over cocktails. You will find the grounds are full of photo opportunities, with stunning river views and an expanse of woodland in the background. Later, you can reunite with up to 200 guests for your banquet reception in the Tumwater Ballroom, which can be easily rearranged to accommodate chairs and tables. Here you can soak up sweeping vistas of the Willamette River over a delicious meal, followed by an evening of music and dancing.
Get the ball rolling by contacting the planning team at Tumwater Ballroom for a friendly consultation. They can guide you through their full range of packages, helping you find one to suit your needs and budget. They can also organize your event schedule, manage your vendors, and provide day-of coordination to ensure everything runs smoothly. Catering and bar services are available on-site, but DIY catering options are also possible if you would prefer to do things your own way. If you do avail of the in-house package, it includes everything from linens to glassware and anything else you can think of. They also offer a tasty selection of cake and dessert options, along with servers and bartenders to wait tables, set up, clean up, and tear everything down at the end of the night. Additional items include a long list of rentals such as alters, arches, audio equipment, table centerpieces, chair covers, and more. With so much to offer, this venue is truly the one-stop shop for an unforgettable wedding celebration.
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Jennifer Whiting is a wedding professional coordinating dozens of weddings and receptions at the Tumwater Ballroom. She takes the time to listen to each bride to understand their dream for the perfect wedding. From the look of the wedding to the exact color combinations, table decor, reception flow, each detail is created to make your wedding a magical and wonderful experience.
Darrell has been in the event and wedding business for several years producing amazing weddings in California and Oregon. With an eye for derail and a passion for perfection Darrell will work hard to make your dreams come true.
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Beautiful view, great crew to with work, if you've never been to the Tumwater room you are missing out. Not only do you get the reception area but you get the museum as part of your package, its a cool thing for your guests to do during the cocktail hour. Daryl and the crew are a joy to work with and will make your day the best it can be.
The Tumwater room is a perfect venue to have a wedding or event. Beautiful options for outside or inside pictures. The staff are so helpful and pleasant. Food delicious. Easy parking, and easy to find. It's a great option to have for an inside wedding or event. No worries about rain or too hot.
We love shooting at The Tumwater Ballroom! Such a breathtaking view of Oregon City and the Clackamas River. Such a wonderful staff to work with!
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Available to reserve from 6:00 am to 12:00 am. Showings by appointment.
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