A couple taking sunset photos in front of the St Johns Bridge at their Cathedral Park elopement.

Portland Oregon Elopement Guide

Eloping in Portland

Whether you’re local or traveling from across the world, soon-to-be-married couples everywhere have fallen in love with Portland, Oregon and the Pacific Northwest. Each season offers something distinct and new, from cozy mountain destinations to seaside beaches, world-class forests, vineyards, and urban adventure.

Interested in an all-inclusive elopement? Elope in Portland offers wedding packages featuring ceremonies by Rev. Dee Richardson of Diva Matters Ministry, photos by Andrea Zajonc Photography, and gorgeous floral designs from Annie Chen at Floral Sunshine.

A couple eloping a Latourell Falls in Oregon.

Best Portland Elopement Locations

Guests cheering on a happy couple after their Cathedral Park elopement ceremony.
Two brides taking sunset photos at the Redwood Deck in Portland after their elopement ceremony.

Washington Park

Dubbed a ‘living museum of trees,’ Washington Park is home to the popular Redwood Deck and Hoyt Arboretum, as well as other amazing destinations. Please note that certain locations may be crowded or require additional permitting.

Washington park
4033 SW Canyon Rd, Portland, OR 97221

A gorgeous sunset peeking through the St Johns Bridge during a Cathedral Park elopement ceremony.

Cathedral Park

Cathedral Park is situated beneath the towering historic arches of St. Johns bridge. Please note that the amphitheater area may require reservation, and that the iconic bridge piers are currently undergoing restoration.

Cathedral Park
N Edison Street and Pittsburg Avenue Portland, OR 97203

A couple embracing during their fall Mt. Tabor elopement ceremony in Portland.

Mt. Tabor

Towering above its namesake neighborhood, and surrounded by historic water reservoirs, Mt. Tabor Park offers the best views over downtown Portland and the distant Cascade peaks. The photography options are endless!

Mt Tabor Park
SE 60th Ave &, SE Salmon St, Portland, OR 97215

A bride wiping tears from her eyes during her backyard elopement ceremony in Portland, Oregon.

Backyard Elopements

For many couples, the beauty of the Pacific Northwest is best captured in their own backyard! Elope in Portland is available for intimate home ceremonies. 

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A couple laughing during their colorful Tendue elopement ceremony in Portland.

Indoor Venue Elopements

Indoor venues are not just for big weddings! There are many locations in Portland to elope inside that are intimate and gorgeous. Some of my favorite spots are Tendue, Opal 28, St. Irenes, Blockhouse, Bar West, Oaks Pioneer Church and Andina. Contact me for more indoor location ideas!

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Various Portland Locations

A Portland courthouse elopement ceremony at the Multnomah County Courthouse.

Courthouse Elopements

Historic Multnomah County and Washington County Courthouses are wonderful neoclassical elopement backdrops if you are anticipating a courthouse wedding.

Multnomah County Courthouse
501 SE Hawthorne Blvd #175, Portland, OR 97214

Best Oregon Elopement Locations

A couple walks along the beach at Hug Point on the Oregon Coast after their elopement ceremony.
Two grooms hold hands while running in front of Latourell Falls after their elopement ceremony.

Oregon Waterfalls

Oregon’s spectacular, world-famous waterfalls have become sought-after elopement destinations. Favorite locations include Latourell Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, Wachlella Falls and the often-crowded Multnomah Falls.

Columbia River Gorge Waterfall Corridor
From Troutdale to Hood River

A couple embracing during sunset photos at their Columbia River Gorge elopement.

Columbia River Gorge

The Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area boasts gorgeous views and easy access to amazing destinations, including Government Cove, Thunder Island, Hood River, and miles of picturesque hiking trails.

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Two brides run along the beach taking sunset photos at their Hug Point elopement ceremony at the Oregon Coast.

Oregon Coast

Head west for the stunning beaches of the Oregon Coast, including Hug Point, Pacific City, and the iconic Haystack Rock of Cannon Beach. Weather can be tricky on the coast, so plan ahead and stay flexible!

Oregon Coast

A bride and groom cheer after their Mt Hood Elopement ceremony.

Mount Hood

A crown jewel of the Cascades, Mount Hood and the surrounding area include unparalleled elopement destinations, including Timberline and Trillium Lake. Keep in mind that weather is always a factor in the mountains!

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