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Columbia Gorge Hotel

Teresa Ellifritz

4000 Westcliff Drive

Hood River, Oregon 97031

Tel: 541-386-5566 Direct or 541-806-3325 Cell


Since 1921, couples from all over the world have come to the Columbia Gorge Hotel & Spa to make vows, create memories and rekindle romances.
Named one of the Top 10 Places to get Married by, our historical hotel with its stunning 208' waterfall, gorgeous landscapes and sweeping vista of the Columbia River is an idyllic setting for the celebration of your lifetime.

75 percent of the couples getting hitched here come from the East Coast, according to Director of Weddings Teresa Ellifritz. Think natural beauty (sweeping cliff views, a 208-foot waterfall) meets vintage Hollywood glamour (Clara Bow and Valentino were guests).
Let us help you design an unforgettable occasion that will truly capture the emotions and memories of this special time in your life.To make an appointment to tour the property and discuss your wedding plans in more detail, please contact Teresa Ellifritz at 541-386-55661 or email


Balch Hotel

Josiah Dean

40 South Heimrich

Dufur Valley, Oregon 97021

Tel: 541-467-2277

Nestled in a charming rural town just fifteen minutes south of the Columbia River Gorge, the Historic Balch Hotel offers guests a bounty of sunny, windless days, elegant surroundings, Mount Hood views, and the peaceful tranquility of the country.  Dance on the flagstone patio, sip wine by the pond, and profess your love under the shade of mature fir trees.  Schedule a visit and take in the possibilities!!


Cathedral Ridge Winery
Teresa Ellifritz
4200 Post Canyon Drive, Hood River, Oregon 97031
Tel: 541-806-3325,,
Cathedral Ridge Winery, "Oregon's Winery of the Year" (Voted By Wine Press NW) is the perfect setting for your outdoor rustic Welcome Social, Wedding Rehearsal, or Wedding and Reception. Nestled in a beautiful vineyard with stunning views of Mt. Hood and Mt. Adams, the winery offers the perfect weatherproof location for up to 170 guests. Along with our charming gift shop and award-winning wines, our friendly, knowledgeable team is here to help make your wedding the most special day of your life! Conveniently located about 2 miles from Downtown Hood River and Local Accommodations, CRW is the absolute PERFECT Location for a "Welcome Social" as your guests arrive from out of town, Rehearsal Dinner Venue, or Rustic Wedding Venue with all the charm of a Working Winery.  Please call our Wedding Planner Teresa today to schedule a tour, or book your wedding or Event!

Columbia Cliff Villas
Steve Tessmer
3880 Westcliff Drive
PO Box 887
Hood River, OR 97031
Tel: Toll Free: 1-866-912-8366
Local: 541-436-2660,

Simply the most memorable venue in the Gorge for your wedding and honeymoon lodging! Perched on the edge of a cliff, over 200' above the Columbia River, these spacious, luxurious, privately-owned condominiums are exquisitely furnished and provide elegant privacy for honeymooners, as well as your special guests. Easy to find - right next door to the historic Columbia Gorge Hotel and gardens, just off I-84 Exit 62 - convenient to all Gorge activities.

Cooper Spur Mountain Resort
Sara Germann
10755 Cooper Spur Road
Mt. Hood OR 97041
Group & Wedding Inquiries: 971.373.8106 / Resort Main: 541.352.6692



Cooper Spur Mountain Resort offers the ultimate alpine retreat to whisk your guests away from the bustle of the city to the majestic beauty of Mt. Hood National Forest. Views of Mt. Hood, Mt. Adams and Mt. Rainier create the backdrop for incredible photos and an extraordinary celebration. Discover the gorgeous wedding venues, rustic accommodations, farm to table dining and recreational opportunities. Experience the charm of the mountain and make your wedding a getaway weekend for everyone!


Gorge Crest Vineyards

Ronda Crumpacker
Tel: 509-493-2026,,

The New Premier event location in the Gorge!  We offer spectacular settings with expansive views of Mt. Hood, the Columbia River Gorge and the Hood River Valley. Gorge Crest Vineyards is situated on breathtaking grounds, surrounded by vineyard, orchards and forest. Some of our features include: New traditional winery building with intimate inside settings including fireplace, manicured lawns, cobblestone patios, covered porches, indoor/outdoor bars, concrete dance floor, dedicated catering facilities, elegant bathrooms and ample parking.  The perfect location for your special day.  Please call or email to set up a visit.

Gorge-ous Weddings

Molly Gunn

192 Erickson Road

Stevenson, WA   98648  503-360-4707

Located in the heart of the Columbia River Gorge, Wind Mountain Ranch is a private estate specializing in unforgettable outdoor weddings vacation rental, receptions, and special events. Offering scenic views of both Wind Mountain and the Columbia River, it is the ideal setting for picture perfect memories. Located in Home Valley, Washington, Wind Mountain Ranch truly captures the beauty of the Pacific Northwest.

Maple Leaf Events 
Jami Waters
401 Maple Way
Stevenson, WA 98648

Maple Leaf Events is a venue in the Stevenson area providing services for weddings, reunions, meetings or other events. From the facility guests enjoy views of the Cascade Mountain Range, the Columbia River, and the Bridge of the Gods. Included in the packaging is both indoor and outdoor event space, tables and chairs for 150 people, indoor restrooms, use of an onsite prep kitchen, as well as wedding party preparation lounges for the bride and groom to get ready, with two private rooms, comfortable kitchen, gathering area, and three restrooms.

The residence has been a part of Skamania County for over 50 years and has already served the public as a bed and breakfast from 1999-2001. It is family owned by Skamania County natives who have been in the small business industry for decades. This combination of a "Gorge-grown" planning team is delighted to provide area specific information to assist in any preparation requirements, while serving clients with hospitality and area expertise.

Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort
Sara Germann
14040 Highway 35
Mt. Hood, OR 97041
Event Inquiries: 971.373.8106

At Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort you will discover more than incredible mountain views. You will experience exceptional hospitality and fun! You’ll love the romance of exchanging vows in front of a cozy fireplace or on the deck overlooking the mountain. Plan to party the night away as you watch the sun set over Mt. Hood through floor-to-ceiling windows which span over 140 feet in our banquet rooms. We’ll help you coordinate a lodging block, transportation and group activities such as skiing and snowshoeing. Create a weekend away, and treat yourselves and your guests to a truly memorable celebration.


Springhouse Cellar

13 Railroad Ave Hood River OR 97031

Springhouse Cellar is a working winery located in a renovated, turn of the century pear cannery and distillery. A rustic yet refined venue located in beautiful downtown Hood River. We provide a unique, warm atmosphere with a staff that is knowledgable, welcoming and fun. Our outdoor Ruins space is like no other in the Gorge - surrounded by the century old walls and open to our beautiful Gorge weather, it’s an idilic space for both ceremony and reception. Indoors the wide wood-planked floors and rough hewn posts offer an inviting space for cocktail hour or more intimate receptions. We’d love to give you a tour, please contact Trina to schedule a visit.

Terrace at Thunder Island and Gorge Pavilion

Located in Marine Park in Cascade Locks, Oregon

503-224-3900 or 800-224-3900

Kelli Bergstrom

Terrace at Thunder Island - Imagine your wedding in a magical place where the sun-dappled Columbia River meets the verdant beauty of evergreen trees.  The Tessace at Thunder Island provides such a setting.  The Terrace accommodates up to 200 people, giving your guests a comfortable area to witness the most important day of your life.  Located at Marine Park in Cascade Locks, the Terrace at Thunder Island offers stunning views of the Columbia River.  A short walk across a pedestrian bridge takes you to the island.  No boat rides required!

Gorge Pavilion - Indoor wedding reception venues should combine romance and elegance, practicallity and inspiration.  The Gorge Pavilion, located on the Columbia River, is one of the few that does.  Completely enclosed and temperature-controlled, with ambient lighting sconces and a stylish handcrafted wood ceiling, the Gorge Pavilion is ideal for ceremonies and receptions.  Open year-round the Pavilion accommodates 200 people for a wedding ceremony, and a reception party for 300.  Like the Terrace at Thunder Island, the Gorge Pavilion is located in Marine Park.  It is walking distance from the Terrace at Thunder Island.

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