Reception Venues Near Oaks Pioneer Church

The SMILE Station is a local venue ideal for receptions and community meetings. Built in 1926, it was originally a firehouse and later remodeled to serve the community’s needs. SMILE Station serves as the SMILE (Sellwood-Moreland Improvement League) headquarters, and hosts many community meetings and private events.

The SMILE Station is available for rent for celebrations, meetings, retreats and concerts.  It is an affordable, first class facility that offers a vintage interior with landscaped grounds, a baby grand piano, fireplace, commercial kitchen, round table seating for 60 with capacity for 100 and is handicapped accessible

Visit the SMILE Station website for more information.

Sellwood Community House

Looking for a great place for a special event, a business meeting or any other special occasion? Located in the heart of Sellwood, this historic building is over 100 years old and has multiple rooms, and a small gymnasium upstairs making it perhaps an ideal place for dancing or even a place for the kiddos at your reception to run amok! It’s affordable, the staff is friendly, the space is lovely, and there are options to utilize rooms or the entire property.  

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So close your guests can walk from the ceremony to the reception! Several options are available here for both indoor and outdoor wedding receptions. For a beautiful indoor spot, check out the Historic Dance Pavilion at Oaks Park. For other reception areas visit the park website.


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Located just across the river in the St. John’s neighborhood, The Corbett Room features 1740 square feet of event space featuring beautiful hardwood floors, two Juliet balconies, custom-made dividing doors for smaller events, and access to a multilevel outdoor patio with additional seating. Standard capacity is approximately 100 people seated at rounds and up to 150 for standing receptions. Your event needs will determine the maximum capacity for seating.


Their newly renovated and stunning outdoor garden patio is perfect for fewer than 80 guests (standing cocktails and hors d’oeuvres) and 50-60 guests (seated). Papa Haydn’s uses seasonal & local ingredients used to create beautiful and delicious dishes with French influence.


The Eastmoreland Golf Course Bar & Grill is the perfect place for golf tournaments, weddings, birthdays, reunions, business meetings, retirement parties, memorial services and more. We have beautiful space  in indoor and outdoor settings. We have complete banquet facilities for any special occasion.


River’s Edge Hotel has everything that you need to take your wedding celebration to the next level. Our staff can coordinate an intimate gathering for just family and friends or an elaborate party for as many as 104 guests in one of our scenic event spaces. We offer bridal spa services, large suites for ample ‘getting ready’ space and lush grounds for plenty of photo ops. Guests will also be impressed with our exclusive in-house catering options by Rosswood and our private dining rooms perfect for a rehearsal dinner or departing brunch. Trust in us to make your day memorable from start to finish.