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A curated list of contributors and vendors we just plain love. It is our pleasure to promote local wedding professionals who serve our clients with exceptional care. We are always happy to give you more suggestions upon request.

 
 

BAR AND BEVERAGE

Treat your guests to a refreshing beverage upon arrival, and continue with cocktail hour following the ceremony. Need inspiration for signature cocktails? Click here for recipes from our favorite local distillers.

Mint and Mirth - Portland

My Bartender - Portland

Perfect Pour - Hood River

Tonics Bartending - Portland


BEAUTY

Whether you're hiring a stylist to come to your hotel room, your vacation home - or you are getting ready at one of Hood River's boutique salons, we have a talented list of stylist available for your every need. What do you need to pack in your bag to take you through the big day? Keep it simple with the Bridastic Emergency Kit here - it has everything you need!

Liliana Spa - Hood River

Olivia Hawthorne - Portland

Salon Visio  - Hood River 

Subi Salon - Hood River

Wink - Hood River

Blossom & Beauty - Portland

Clutch - Hood River

Emily Mercer - Portland

Glamourise - Portland

Kristie Wight - Portland


BRIDE AND BRIDESMAID FASHION

If your dress is jet-setting across country, contact one of the bridal boutiques in Portland and set up an appointment to have it steamed. Snag a nicer hanger from the coat closet before leaving for the venue, it’ll make a difference in the images of your dress! If you're in the market for a keepsake, check out our favorites from BHLD here

    Haunt - Portland

    Rent the Runway - Online

    The White Dress - Portland

    Vow to Be Chic - Online

    Ania Bridal - Portland

    BHLDN - Portland

    Brides for a Cause - Portland

    Charlotte's Weddings - Portland

    English Department - Portland


    BRUNCH

    So the big night is over and you're officially married. If you're not leaving for the honeymoon right away, a postwedding brunch can be a great way to wind down the weekend's festivities. Enjoy a final opportunity to thank your guests and spend a little more time with loved ones

    Broder Ost - Hood River

    Riverside - Hood River


    CAKE AND DESSERTS

    We love cakes, pies, donuts, and cookies! Don't forget to have your baker supply to-go boxes - just in case there are leftovers! Need a cake stand and a full dessert display, check out our exclusive rental inventory here.

    Annie's Pies - Portland

    Dream Cakes - Portland

    Farina Bakery - Portland

    Luxe Sucre - Portland

    Pauline's Country Fresh Pies - Hood River

    Pip's Mobile - Portland

    Ruby Jewel - Portland

    Slooshy Pops - Portland

    Sweetheart Bakery - Portland 

    Want Donut - Hood River

    White Salmon Baking Co - White Salmon

    Windflower Cakes - Hood River


    CATERING - HOOD RIVER

    Looking to add a pop of color? We have partnered with BBJ Linen and La Tavola Linen, tell us your favorites and we'll send swatches!

    Ahi's Catering - Hood River

    Boda's Kitchen - Hood River

    Celilo - Hood River

    Riverside - Hood River

    Solstice Wood Fire Pizza - Hood River


    CATERING - PORTLAND

    Looking for linen? We have partnered with BBJ Linen and La Tavola Linen, tell us your favorites and we'll send swatches!

    Artemis - Portland

    Chef's Table - Portland

    Delilahs's Catering - Portland

    Field Day - Portland

    Hunt & Gather - Portland

    Paradise Rose Catering - Arlington

    Simpatica - Portland
     
    The Lamb's Table - Portland

    Vibrant Table - Portland

    White Pepper - Portland


    CHILDCARE

    Having a childcare provider at your wedding isn't a necessity. But it is a thoughtful gesture for those sharing in your day that might not have been able to attend otherwise. 

    The Wedding Sitters - Hood River


    CINEMA

    It's a moving picture - see and hear your grandfather’s joy as you invite him onto the dance floor for a special dance alone with you. Watch your young cousin walk down the aisle as your flower girl again and again when she leaves for college. Capture your family and friends just as they are now for you to save forever.

    Candy Glass Productions - Portland

    Hunting Ground - Portland

    Hybrid Mood - Portland

    Larvick Media - Hood River

    Two Pines Film Co - Hood River

    Watertown Films - Portland

    We are Moving Pictures - Portland


    ENTERTAINMENT

    Serenade your guests with a live acoustic band during cocktail hour prior to turning up the dance floor with one of our favorite DJs.

    DJ Gregarious - Portland

    DJ Moe Funk - Portland

    Event Team Entertainment - Portland

    John Ross - Portland

    NW Mobile DJs - Portland

    Ryan Kolberg - Hood River

    Stumptown DJs - Portland


    FAVORS AND GIFTS

    Shop for unique wedding favors and gifts that match your style.


    FLORALS

    Bloomsbury Flowers - Stevenson

    Bramble Floral Design- Portland

    Fiore - Portland

    Flourish Farm Flowers - Hood River

    Forest and Field - Hood River

    Foraged Floral - Portland 

    Geranium Lakes - Portland

    Geranium Lakes - Portland 

    Good Seed Floral Design - Portland

    Lucy's Informal Flowers - Hood River

    Molly Ryan - Hood River

    Selva - Portland

    Solabee Flowers - Portland

    Swoon Floral Design - Portland


    GROOM AND GROOMS ATTIRE

    Make sure your suit makes the trip (and safely). If your suit needs to be steamed after jet-setting across country, contact Charlotte's Weddings in Portland and set up an appointment at least five days prior to your wedding day.

    Duchess Clothier - Portland

    The Black Tux - Online


    HONEYMOON

    Wanderable - Online


    OFFICIANT

    The easiest way to get your marriage certificate is to visit the county records office or courthouse and make the request in person. In Oregon and Washington, you need to secure your marriage license at least 72 hours before your wedding, so don't wait until the day before. Don't apply too far in advance though; a marriage license has an expiration date of 60 days.

    Melissa Coe - Portland


    PHOTOGRAPHY

    The Pacific Northwest offers a variety of backdrops for your First Look and Newlywed Photos. Let us know what sparks an interest, and we'll help make it happen!

    Blaine and Bethany - Hood River 

    Catalina Jean - Portland 

    Christy Cassano-Meyer - Portland

    FS Photography - Portland 

    Gorge-us Photography - Hood River

    Mark Mirocha - Portland

    Michael Peterson - White Salmon

    Mosca Studio - Portland

    Olivia Strohm - Portland

    Phil Chester - Portland

    Sikora Photography - Stevenson

    Sweetlife Photography - Portland


    PHOTOBOOTH

    Happymatic Photobooth Co - Portland

    Mood Booth - Hood River

    Smirk Photobooth Co - Portland

    The FotoBus - Hood River


    REHEARSAL DINNER

    Kickstand Coffee + Kitchen

    Springhouse Celler Winery

    Viento


    RENTALS AND DECOR

    Barclay's Event Rentals - Portland

    Classic Vintage Rentals - Vancouver

    Something Borrowed - Portland

    Riverhood Rentals - Hood River

    The Party Place - Portland

    Union Event Co - Hood River

    Vintage Modern - Portland

    Vintage Mingle - Portland


    Chemistry - Hood River

    Twiggs - Hood River

    Apland Designs - Hood River

    Hood River Jewelers - Hood River


    STATIONERY

    Crave Design - Portland

    Letters and Dust - Portland

    Minted - Online

    Puddle Jumpin' Cards - Hood River

    Tie That Binds - Portland

    Wedding Paper Divas - Online


    TRANSPORTATION

    Group transportation is always encouraged.

    Buster - Online

    Columbia Gorge Wine Tours - Hood River

    First Student Bus - Sandy


    TRAVEL AND ACCOMMODATIONS

    Columbia River Gorge is a popular destination throughout the summer. We encourage Save the Dates along with lodging options and encourage your guests to book early. Wedding websites are a perfect way to share this information.

    AirBnb - Online

    Columbia Cliff Villas - Hood River

    Hampton Inn and Suites - Hood River

    Historic Hood River Hotel - Hood River

    Hood River Inn - Hood River

    Hood River Vacation Rentals - Hood River

    Inn at White Salmon - White Salmon

    VRBO - Online


    PARTNERS + SPONSORS

    We are super fans of our partners and sponsors - so much so, we've teamed up with a select few in an affiliate program. That means through our partnership we're able to pass on savings to you and in some cases receive a small commission. We firmly stand behind the quality of these vendors and would never promote or recommend anyone who hasn't gotten the Union Event Co seal of approval.

    AirBnb - Online

    Buster - Online

     Etsy - Online

    Made Close - Online

    Minted - Online

    Rent the Runway - Online

    Something Borrowed - Portland

    The Black Tux - Online

    Vow to Be Chic - Online

    Wedding Paper Divas - Online

    Weddingstar - Online