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Venue Spotlight: Mt. Hood Organic Farms – Elevate your love story where nature meets elegance. Host your dream wedding near Hood River amidst orchards and gardens. 💍🌿

Updated: Feb 7

Looking for your dream wedding venue on or near Mt Hood? Nestled in the serene Hood River Valley, Mt. Hood Organic Farms  spans 200 acres of century-old heirloom estate apple and pear orchards. Located just 20 minutes from Hood River and the Columbia River Gorge, with Mt. Hood and Mt. Adams as stunning neighbors, this award-winning venue boasts historic architecture, orchards, meadows, ponds, and even English gardens. Enjoy breathtaking views, legendary sunsets, and starlit nights on the spacious grounds. Only a little over an hour from Portland, Oregon, it's the perfect blend of rustic charm and natural beauty.

Mt. Hood Organic Farms blog

From the desk of Jeanette Schenk, owner of Shortcake Photo LLC and Hammie The Photo Booth


ABOUT

Founded in 1904, the Mt. Hood orchard estate is just 20 minutes from Hood River and an hour from Portland, Oregon. Despite its close proximity, it feels like a distant escape, offering a quintessential farm and garden venue for destination weddings in the Pacific Northwest. Surrounded by majestic mountains, this enchanting haven accommodates weddings from late May to early October, providing an ideal setting for celebrations of up to 175 people.


VIEWPOINT MEADOW

Positioned on a high plateau, and surrounded by captivating views of Mt. Adams, Surveyors Ridge, Rim Rocks, Mt. Hood, and the stunning sunsets over the Cascade foothills, the viewpoint meadow is an ideal spot for romantic photos during the golden hour, and also an excellent backdrop for Oregon Bride Magazine award winning vendor, Hammie The Photo Booth.

Bride and Groom walking in a meadow with a mountain behind them

Photo Credit: Jen Jones


A vintage trailer at an outdoor weding venue

Award winning, Hammie The Photo Booth, is a "canned ham" shaped vintage trailer who's color and decor was inspired by the beautiful Pacific Northwest. This little glamper is sure to leave a lasting impression on your guests!





THE COTTAGE & THE CARRIAGE HOUSE

Steeped in history and nestled within the idyllic setting, these two charming, separated spaces (not pictured) serve as enchanting havens for both preparation and quality time with your family and wedding party before the celebration begins.

Hammie The Photo Booth pictured across from the Apple House Reception space.


ROSE GARDEN ARBOR

Here is where your guests are greeted with refreshments, as they walk through an enchanting rose garden and arbor passage which leads them to the ceremony garden.

A bride hoding a boquet of flowers in a lush garden

Photo Credit: Jen Jones


THE CEREMONY GARDEN

In this picturesque setting, Mt Hood takes center stage as a stunning backdrop for your vows. Encircled by English-style gardens and sheltered by towering trees, the ceremony garden offers ample shade. Your guests will enjoy a front-row seat, with you and the mountain taking center stage as the main event.

A couple reciting their wedding vows in the mountains

COCKTAILS AT THE POND BAR

Transition effortlessly to The Pond Bar (not pictured), where nature blends with culture, setting the stage for romance and connection. The skilled staff will welcome you and your guests, offering appetizers, signature cocktails, wine, cider, beer, and other beverage preferences. Enjoy the abundance of lawn furniture strategically placed by the pond in a sprawling two-acre meadow, providing ample shade for yard games, music, and orchard exploration. Take in panoramic views of Rim Rocks, Surveyors Ridge, Mt Hood, Mt Adams, and the majestic peak of Mt Rainier.


THE MT. ADAMS MEADOW

This private area is located near the north end of the pond and is an ideal spot for wedding party photos and "first looks." Its surrounded by beautiful aspen and fir trees and has a spectacular view of Mt. Adams.

A newlywed couple hugging in the woods

Photo Credit: Jen Jones


THE APPLE HOUSE RECEPTION

Experience unparalleled hospitality in Mt. Hood Organic Farms historically crafted Apple House, a unique 3200-square-foot venue with breathtaking views of Mt Hood. Indulge in fresh, seasonal farm-to-table dinners prepared by the on-site passionate chef. Formerly the farm's packing house, this is truly a unique and whimsical indoor space. As guests make their way inside, a reception bar awaits by the entrance.

A whimsical building overlooking the pacific northwest

Round reception tables inside an artsy room

A reception dinner table in an artsy building

Photo Credit: Jen Jones


You and your guests will love the award winning Mt. Hood Organic Farms. With its heirloom apple & pear orchards, forests, meadows, ponds, English gardens and breathtaking views, this place is truly one of the most magical wedding venues in the PNW. Plan your dream wedding on Mt. Hood by contacting Mt. Hood Organic Farms today!


7130 Smullin Drive

Mt. Hood, OR 97041

(541) 490-7487






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