Facility Rentals


Escape the conference room and meet in nature.

Host your next business or social event at World Forestry Center

Located in Portland’s stunning Washington Park, World Forestry Center’s banquet and meeting halls are tucked away in the forest, only 10 minutes from downtown. Our venues offer stunning wooden interiors, polished stone floors, and modern amenities to make your event extraordinary in a natural and comfortable setting.

Complimentary Venue Grant

In 2024, World Forestry Center is once again offering two complimentary event venue rentals to nonprofit organizations. Applications for 2024 are closed. The 2025 grant cycle will open in January.

Business Events

Whether you are planning a small board meeting for 20 or a large conference for 300, our event spaces offer you a variety of options to meet all your business needs.

Social Events

Our ideal location and beautiful venues make World Forestry Center the perfect venue for any social event you are planning.

Weddings & Receptions

Your special day deserves a perfect setting. Nestled in Portland’s beautiful Washington Park, only minutes from downtown, you and your guests will enjoy a warm and relaxed atmosphere. Our forested campus, along with adjacent Hoyt Arboretum, offer you an abundance of photo opportunities that will capture the special moments of your day.  Rental period is from noon to midnight.