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Surrounded by those you love, seek solace on the banks of the Willamette River in Portland’s emerging South Waterfront District.  At River’s Edge Hotel & Spa, revel in its contemporary layout, dramatic design, stunning views and indigenous and sustainable style.

Your wedding will be remembered by how well your guests’ five senses are stimulated.  This requires personal, experienced attention to every detail.  At River’s Edge Hotel & Spa you will find Catering Professionals committed to exceeding the needs, wants and expectations of your guests.


 When it comes to wedding and related events, we understand these are more than social occasions – they are deeply personal expressions of you.  Allow your personal Catering Manager to share your vision and help make it come alive just as you imagined.

You and your guests will have many fond memories about your event.  That the ceremony was meticulously set.  The dinner was served hot and on time.  The cake tasted as delicious as it looked.  The microphone worked.  The bartender smiled.  And the budget was met!  With every expectation exceeded, your once-in-a-lifetime special event will be regarded by everyone as a spectacular success!

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The first thing you’ll choose is the perfect location for your ceremony and reception. With 3,000 square feet of intimate indoor space, wedding-related events from 10 -120 can be accommodated comfortably. An amazing outdoor terrace overlooking the Willamette River makes for a memorable option. Entrust your details to us…menu, décor, music, flowers, staffing, acoustics…everything. 

At River’s Edge Hotel & Spa, wedding guests tend to stay a little longer, dance a little later to celebrate a love that is everlasting.

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Weddings at River’s Edge include:

  • 4 hour dinner reception, exclusive of setup and clean up
  • Catering manager dedicated to planning your perfect day
  • Custom setup of guest tables, head table, gift table and cake table
  • Professionally trained and experienced banquet and bartending staff
  • Linen and napkins in your choice of classic white or black
  • All service plateware, silverware and glassware
  • Setup of favors and place cards
  • Votive candles for tables and event space
  • Complimentary event valet parking
  • Complimentary Suite for Bride and Groom on their Wedding Night
  • Special room rates for all guests
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  • Serving Seasonal Northwest Cuisine
  •  Appetizer & Cocktail Receptions
  • Plated Lunch & Dinners
  • Buffet Lunch & Dinners
  • Vegetarian
  • Gluten Free

Wedding Menus

Food is an integral component of any wedding. Aquariva Restaurant offers a tradition of quality and service. Our extraordinary reputation for excellent seasonal Pacific Northwest cuisine makes us the perfect choice for the ultimate wedding reception, rehearsal dinner, shower or engagement party. Let our professional catering staff customize menus that meet both your taste and budget. 


Make River’s Edge Hotel & Spa part of the day you say “I Do.”

Share with us your wedding day vision and let us help you turn that vision into reality.

Contact Shellee Renee at

503-802-5801 or

to schedule a tour, or click on the link to send a request for proposal.


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