Meetings & Conventions
In Oregon, there are plenty of lakeside resorts, ocean-front rentals, downtown hotels, and many more places where people can plan all sorts of events. Here are 10 venues/facilities that would be great for a family reunion with around 50 attendees.
- Sunriver Resort
This resort is located in Sunriver, OR. They are named the #1 Family Resort in the Northwest and is the perfect location for outdoor family fun/gathering. There are hiking and biking trails, golf, the Sage Springs Spa, the Deschutes River, horseback rides, carriage rides, yoga, pools, etc.
- Pelican Brewing Company
In Pacific City, OR, the Pelican Brewing Company offers an ocean-front banquet room great for any atmosphere. It has beautiful views of Haystack Rock and can be adapted for any needs. They also offer catering, event planning, and lodging.
- Black Butte Ranch
Black Butte Ranch in Sisters, OR, provides a natural setting, a variety of outdoor activities, accommodations, farm-to-table cuisine, and a professional team there to help with any needs. It is also easy to drive to.
- Headlands Coastal Lodge & Spa
Headlands is the perfect spot for any kind of group gathering and were awarded Condé Nast Traveler reader's choice award 2019 and Tripadvisor Travelers' Choice for 2020 and 2019. They offer food and beverage services and private dining from their culinary team, beautiful ocean views (gathering outside is an option too), and free WiFi.
- Opal 28
Located in Portland, OR, Opal 28 used to be a house built in 1908. This historic building is now a great place for any event, and they work closely with The Party Place & West Coast Rentals to provide anything one might need.
- Ecotrust Events
Ecotrust Events offers industrious spaces and do nonprofit work to help support the economy/community. Their spaces are historical and include features to create "rich sensory experiences."
- The Evergreen
Evergreen has plenty of space, flexibility, and infrastructure for any event. They have a range of styles and has plenty of amenities for an event's needs.
- Lake Creek Lodge
A wonderful spot for family and friends to get together and escape to the outdoors. They offer breakfast, lunch, and dinner year-round, indoor and outdoor venues, accommodations, children's play area, a seasonally heated pool, etc.
Another great spot for families to meet together, relax, and to have fun. Their professional team offers assistance and complimentary transportation.
- Mount Bachelor Village
Mount Bachelor Village Resort is perfect for any event. They have experienced staff for full-event planning, a covered pavilion or floor-to-ceiling meeting rooms, catering services, and group lodging/accommodations. It is a beautiful spot located in the mountains.
Out of the ten venues listed above, the Lake Creek Lodge, the Pronghorn Resort, and the Evergreen PDX are three places that best accommodate guests in wheelchairs. The Lake Creek Lodge has fully equipped cabins and has wheelchair access/reduced mobility rooms. Planners can call ahead for specific inquiries. On Pronghorn's website they state, "In addition to unique living spaces and luxury amenities inspired by the natural landscape of Central Oregon, the Huntington Lodge is devoted to ensuring accessibility for all of our guests experiencing the tranquility of the high desert through 9 of our well-appointed accessible accommodations." These rooms have many features that make them very accessible friendly. Lastly, Evergreen is fully ADA accessible throughout the whole building thanks to their full-sized elevator. The other places didn't offer much for those with wheelchairs, however, these three venues had great options.