Special Events, Meetings, and Dreamy Wine Country Weddings
McMinnville, Oregon is a popular gathering place for weddings, business meetings, family reunions, and memorable get-togethers. Visitors will find numerous options, from wineries, traditional hotels, or comfortable inns surrounded by hills covered in grapevines. There’s even a historical ballroom on Third Street that plays hosts to dozens of events each year.
For your big day, consider a dreamy Willamette Valley wedding in McMinnville, Oregon. Whether you’re looking for a quiet ceremony among grapevines with breathtaking vistas, or a festive party in the historical district of downtown, McMinnville has plenty of wedding venues to choose from.
Many local vineyards are equipped to host ceremonies and receptions, and a few offer lodging for the wedding party or guests. Plus, wine country weddings include the opportunity for celebrants to sample the vineyard’s wares while dancing the night away. Explore some of these venues when making plans for your upcoming nuptials. Start to finish, any type of event can come off perfectly at McMinnville’s event venues.
McMenamins Hotel Oregon
Make your meeting or wedding celebration one for the books by holding it in the middle of Oregon’s famed Willamette Valley wine country. Not only is historic Hotel Oregon in downtown McMinnville a wonderful spot for your rehearsal dinner, ceremony and reception alike, but it is an ideal location for those guests who want to do a little wine-tasting and exploring along with the bridal festivities.
Along with convenient event spaces for up to 130 guests, Hotel Oregon offers 42 cozy guestrooms, a restaurant, the Rooftop Bar with an incredible 360-degree view, a speakeasy-style Cellar Bar, original artwork, pool tables, onsite massage and more – your guests will be charmed by the setting.
Youngberg Hill Event Center
Youngberg Hill is a lovely vineyard location that can host events for weddings, birthdays, anniversary, corporate events, graduation, wine adventures, bike tours, holiday parties or any group event. We offer indoor and outdoor locations to have meetings and break out groups. We can accommodate groups from 6-350 and work on an individual basis to meet all your needs. Fully enclosed and protected from the elements, the Youngberg Hill Event Center takes advantage of the magnificent natural setting by way of eight glass rolling garage door-type openings that open up to the views that the property commands, while providing full shelter when inclement weather arrives, with the ability to transition quickly to indoor use.
Maysara Winery offers one of the largest indoor and outdoor venues in Oregon Wine Country. The stone and wood winery has a rustically sophisticated and majestic feel surrounded by 532 acres of Momtazi Vineyard. Whether intimate or grand, have the wedding or event of your dreams here at Maysara.
Elizabeth Chambers Cellars
Elizabeth Chambers Cellars invites you to host your next private event in McMinnville, Oregon, the heart of wine country, in a unique historic landmark building in our bright, open, industrial winery. We have ample indoor and outdoor space, and relationships with the top chefs in the area (as well as an on-site catering kitchen). Live music sounds fantastic in the building and on the patio. Best of all, you can offer your guests our world class Pinot Noirs, superb Pinot Gris and a wide selection of other varietals can also be brought in from our sister winery.
McMinnville Grand Ballroom
The McMinnville Grand Ballroom is 5600 square feet, with beautiful Douglas fir floors, window-lined walls and turned pillars supporting high ceilings. Natural light floods the rooms from the north and south facing windows. The building was designed in 1892 in the Arts and Craft Style for the McMinnville Ballroom Association and fully restored in 2002. This magical ballroom is located in the heart of downtown McMinnville overlooking historic Third Street.
Whether you are planning the wedding of your dreams, a world class fundraiser, or a corporate event to impress your staff or clients, the McMinnville Grand Ballroom has the facilities, staff, and amenities to accommodate your needs.
Make your special event even more special at our McMinnville restaurant with fresh, local, seasonal fare through The Barberry catering. Our talented culinary and hospitality team, with years of experience, can help customize your event for up to 60 people: rehearsal dinners, receptions, birthday parties, anniversaries, awards banquets, brunches, business meetings – and more.
Located on America’s Favorite Main Street, The Barberry’s onsite catering provides a dining experience with perfect ambiance. We take you out of the stuffy meeting room to a place where you can relax and enjoy the service and food. We provide a beautiful space in a welcoming atmosphere – in the heart of Oregon wine country.
Yamhill County Fair & Event Center
The Yamhill County Fair & Event Center are in the center of Yamhill County in the heart of wine country. The facilities host the Yamhill County Fair and Rodeo each year as well as a variety of events throughout the year to include trade shows, conferences, parties, weddings, banquets, horse shows, and dog shows.
The grounds feature facilities and locations for outdoor and indoor events of all types, and is easily accessible from downtown McMinnville amenities.
Yamhill Valley Heritage Center Museum
Conveniently located south of McMinnville on Highway 18 at the intersection of Durham Lane, the Yamhill Valley Heritage Center Museum offers rentals spaces of all sizes. Choose from modern meeting spaces for small groups, or the main exhibit building for large gatherings of all types. Enjoy the unique country atmosphere, and plan your event with confidence with their experienced staff.
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
The Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum always has something exciting happening on campus, whether it’s our event or yours! With nearly 200 aircraft, spacecraft and exhibits housed in three elegant glass and steel structures, every event is one-of-a-kind. Our world-class Museum buildings with floor-to-ceiling windows can accommodate up to 3,000 people for standing events and 1,500 people for seated events. Our beautiful Oak Grove offers the ideal location for outdoor events, the Chapel is ideal for weddings, and both Museums include patios that seat up to 200 people.
Evergreen Wings & Waves Waterpark
Book a birthday party or private event in our Evergreen Wings & Waves Waterpark, an indoor educational waterpark that includes ten waterslides, a wave pool and a science museum dedicated to teaching about the power of water. The Waterpark features nearly 70,000 square feet of educational fun, topped by a massive Evergreen International Aviation B747-100 aircraft permanently mounted on the roof of the building. Private party rooms are available; all rooms have access to a large flat screen TV, and Wii and XBox gaming systems.
Linfield College is one of the oldest colleges in the Pacific Northwest, chartered in 1858. The main campus, consisting of over 60 buildings on more than 193 acres of green lawns and groves of trees, is located in McMinnville, Oregon in the heart of the lush Willamette Valley. Downtown stores, restaurants, and hotels are within walking distance of the campus, and during certain times of the year, on-campus residence halls are also an option for event guest lodging.
Various venues large and small are available, from intimate meeting rooms to the large Ice Auditorium and Rutschman Fieldhouse. Outdoor locations, like the famous Oak Grove, are also available for private events, conferences, and get-togethers of all kinds.
Ideal for small meetings and groups of 8-12 people, the Comfort Inn is just minutes from McMinnville, Oregon wineries, Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, and Linfield College and provides meeting rooms and gathering spaces for small groups. If you’re planning a department retreat or need a place for a family reunion to stay and play, the Comfort Inn is perfect.