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Red Lion Hotel on the River

909 N. Hayden Island Drive
Portland, OR, OR
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(503) 978-4513

About Us

Red Lion Hotel on the River is a hotel and wedding venue that can be found in Portland, Oregon. This facility provides a tranquil setting for weddings and other occasions, though located just minutes away by car from the downtown area for added convenience. It includes a varied selection of event spaces from which to choose, a dedicated team, and a plethora of amenities for guests to enjoy.

Facilities and Capacity

No matter if your dream wedding consists of an intimate affair or a grand gala, this venue offers multiple event areas to ensure unforgettable celebrations. Outdoor ceremonies can be had on the river deck, featuring stunning views of the Columbia River that help create a memorable backdrop for events. This outside area can seat up to 300 guests. The facility’s largest option, the Grand Ballroom, supplies 18,000 square feet of event space that to-be-weds may use to make their wedding visions realities. Floor-to-ceiling windows allow for plenty of natural light to illuminate festivities of all kinds. The Grand Ballroom has space for up to 1,200 seated guests.

Services Offered

Red Lion Hotel on the River can accommodate a wide range of wedding-related events, such as engagement parties, showers, elopements, rehearsal dinners, ceremonies, and receptions. Their experienced staff understands that every couple is different and works diligently to create unforgettable celebrations that flow as smoothly as possible. When booking this venue for your festivities, you’ll also have access to services that include setup, lighting/sound, WiFi, and more.


The hotel’s professional catering team delights in crafting all kinds of tasty fare to wow couples and their loved ones alike. With an extensive array of appetizers, sides, and main dishes available, to-be-weds can adapt their menus to suit their individual tastes and needs. In addition, this venue can provide numerous bar services to add to help make meals all the more special. Guests may enjoy the following and more:

  • Cash, limited, or open bar
  • Champagne toast
  • House wine
  • Premium liquor
  • Signature drink
  • Specialty beer and wine


After a long day of celebrating, you and your loved ones can look forward to returning to the hotel’s welcoming guest rooms to relax. Red Lion Hotel on the River boasts a variety of rooms to accommodate different needs, with pet-friendly options available. Rooms include amenities such as flat-screen televisions, microwaves, and others.


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  • Nicole is great! Very friendly! Helped us accommodate for all our special cultural dishes we wanted included! Felt like she was an old friend! Overall had an amazing wedding day! She’s the best! Loved all of the service at the Red Lion!

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

    Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?


    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

    $ 500.00

    Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?


    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

    $ 750.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

    $ 250.00

    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Chairs, China, Clean Up, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Parking, Set Up, Tables

    Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

    Cake Cutting, Server(s)

    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?


    Describe your venue

    Ballroom, Boat/Yacht, Hotel, Waterfront

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Covered Outdoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views

    Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

    Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Elopements, Rehearsal Dinner

    What event services do you offer?

    Accommodations, Bar Services, Catering Services, Get Ready Rooms, Lighting / Sound, Pet Friendly, Set Up, Wifi

    What catering services do you offer?

    Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Family Style, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations

    What bar services do you provide?

    Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Wine, Limited Bar, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine

    What event items are available?

    Aisle Runners, Altar/Arch, Audio Equipment, Chairs, Chair Covers, Dance Floor, Drapery, Furniture, Lighting, Tables, Tents

    What food and beverage items are available?

    Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Wheelchair Access

    What months are included in your peak season?

    January, April, July, August, September, October, December

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    February, March, May, June, November

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