Abernethy Center

Love ⋅ Partner ⋅ Serve


Abernethy Center is Portland’s premier full-service wedding and event venue. With two stunning gardens, an elegant ballroom, and the classic Abernethy Chapel we offer beautiful and distinct settings for your special occasion. Since our inception in 2001, we have dedicated ourselves to mastering the art of hospitality. We combine award winning catering with exceptional customer service to create extraordinary memories for you and your guests.

Abernethy Center is committed to a culture of inclusion & connectedness.

We exist to be of service to couples on their wedding day and are committed to celebrating the milestone of marriage across race, ethnicity, age, religion, identity, sexual-orientation, and experience. This commitment to respect and honor diversity extends to our Abernethy staff, vendors, and all guests attending our events.

You are welcome here!


Love is at the foundation of who we are and at the heart of every event we perform. We love celebrating love!


We believe that to serve, is truly the highest form and expression of caring for one another and that service starts with us providing a foundation of integrity and transparency.


We partner with our clients to create an event that is expressly yours – whether that be an epic love story, a nonprofit fundraiser, or a celebration of life. We’re in the business of creating extraordinary memories!

“Absolutely Beautiful”

We got married in Abigail’s Garden and it was so absolutely beautiful! The food was amazing and the staff were great! We would definitely recommend Abernethy Center!

“Highly, Highly Recommend”

Our wedding was simple and beautiful and I will forever be thankful for the Abernethy team. It is an absolutely stunning venue and the staff was so helpful. We had our ceremony in the Veiled Garden and reception in the Ballroom. Highly highly recommend!

“Amazing to work with!”

Our wedding was perfect this last weekend at the Abernathy Center! Highly recommend them. Their food is delicious, their venue is gorgeous and everyone is so amazing to work with! Thank you so much again!

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