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About Weddings at Ainsworth House & Gardens

While we only ever celebrate one event at a time, there are three distinct outdoor wedding venues for your wedding at the Ainsworth House & Gardens, as well as indoor options available throughout the year, or if the summer sun decides to melt that day.

The Ainsworth House itself is available before the ceremony for the exclusive use of the wedding party, complete with Bride’s Suite (with separate door), Groom’s Lounge, and, on the ground floor for easy access, a sitting room for your families.

Also, once you’ve booked the day, you can change your mind on which site to use as often as you like because we never “double book” ~ yours will be the only event at the site.

Choose the Venue that Best Suits Your Ideal Wedding

The Reception Facility

Conservatory – Garden Room – Fireside Room
Full of natural light and always hospitable, regardless of the weather, our nearly 3,000 square foot Reception Facility is used by all our events for dinner, and dancing.  With a maximum capacity of 125, (14 round tables of 8 or 9,) we include a great selection of in-house linens, napkins and table center-pieces as part of your booking.  We do all the setup and cleaning, as well as coordinate with you and your vendors on all the special decor items you might wish in incorporate.  
Maximum Number – 125

One of Portland's Premier Wedding Venues

Garden Views - Light Filled Reception Area

Your Bar and Dance Floor

Dance the Night Away

The Pine Tree Garden
Nearly an acre in size, the Pine Tree Garden surrounds a lone 200+ year-old Ponderosa Pine which towers over the grounds, stretching its branches to cover your wedding party with its ancient blessing.

After the ceremony, cocktails and appetizers are usually served on the lawn, while music provides further ambiance.  During this time, the wedding party can retreat for private or group photos near the House or in the Grove.  Dinner will be served in the Reception Facility with dancing and the serving of the Wedding Cake. 

Maximum Number – 125

A Majestic Setting

A Unique Backdrop

For Your Special Day

The Fireside Room
Indoor wedding ceremonies at the Ainsworth House & Garden are performed in the Fireside Room.

After the ceremony, the full group picture can still be taken outside from the balcony, (weather permitting,) and then cocktails and appetizers are usually served in the Garden Room.   During this time, the wedding party can retreat for private or group photos near the House or in the Grove while the House and Catering staff will reset the Conservatory and Fireside Room for Dinner.  

Maximum Number – 125

Intimate Setting

Availible Year Round

The Front Lawn
The Main House makes a marvelously romantic backdrop for your ceremony, which will be celebrated on the main steps. You can arrive by horse-drawn carriage and walk along a white or petal-strewn carpet set between your seated guests, all the way to the House.

Your reception dinner and dancing will be hosted in the full reception facility, with appetizers and cocktails served on the Side Lawn.   It is a dream setting for many of our former guests. 

Suggested Maximum Seating – 75

One of Portland's Premier Wedding Venues

Your Special Day Creates Memories that Last a Lifetime

Create a Magical Experience All Your Own

The Grove
A Wedding in the Grove is an intimate choice, best suited for smaller groups.  It’s just a short walk from the Bride’s Room through a spinney of slender trees to a wrought-iron gazebo draped in lights and flowers.  Its a truly a magical setting! 

Your guests can gather closely around the wedding party and under the gentle, dappled light, hear your vows up close and personal. 

Suggested maximum – 40 if standing,  20 if seated.

An Intimate Setting

A Magical Experience Like No Other

Ready to Book Your Tour?  Contact Us Now 503-656-1894


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Oregon City, OR  97045

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    Me and my wife used Ainsworth House for our wedding and it went great. They were careful with every detail to make sure the day was perfect, and it was. As part of using them, you get a day of wedding planner, which actually becomes much more than that. Laurie was there to offer assistance every step of the way to make sure it worked out great, and it did. The gardens were lovely and…read more

    My husband and I were married at the Ainsworth House this past August. We could not have been happier with how our wedding turned out! Everyone at the Ainsworth House were extremely helpful throughout the year we were planning our wedding. Nancy Shaw and Laurie Morris were our wedding coordinators and they were AMAZING! They were so helpful through the planning process and had so many wonderful ideas that made our wedding perfect. We are…read more

    My husband and I were just married at the Ainsworth House in May and it was elegant. We had our ceremony outside under the large Pine tree and everything went according to plan. Laurie was beyond wonderful in making sure everything was as stress free as possible. Kevin did an amazing job as officiant for our wedding and made it a personable event for our families. We really enjoyed the variety of flowers that were…read more

    Magical wedding experience. Our wedding at the Ainsworth house was beautiful and we got so many compliments in the venue. Laurie was our wedding coordinator and she is absolutely amazing. She was so responsive to our every need and incredibly knowledgeable. Our wedding was in March so we ended up getting married indoors and the team at the Ainsworth house made the flip for the reception so smooth. I would recommend the Ainsworth house to…read more

    We truly could not be more satisfied with the service we received or the beauty of the space. From the very beginning, Kevin greeted us with enthusiasm and gave us a thorough tour of the gorgeous house and gardens. Kevin, Nancy, and Renee all responded to our emails promptly as we planned our big day. Not only is the venue competitively priced, but many items were included in the price of the venue that we…read more

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    Rating: 5
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