Weddings at Marylhurst – Frequently Asked Questions – FAQ 2018-01-12T09:44:04+00:00
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FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions about Weddings at Marylhurst

What does the venue price include?

Venue rental includes scheduled access for vendor set-up and break-down, scheduled access for guests on the day of the event, full use of designated areas on the day of the event, [dressing rooms for bride and groom], parking for guests and vendors, use of Marylhurst University Events A/V equipment, directional on-campus signage for guests, general clean-up of spaces post event.

Weddings at Marylhurst University near Portland OregonFees do not include any decoration or day of coordinating, use of furniture, set-up or break-down of rented pieces. Security personnel are required to be on campus for the duration of the event. Any time beyond normal campus security hours will be charged to the customer on a per hour basis. Customer is responsible for removal of any decorative or rented items from venues following event.

I want to have an outdoor wedding. Is there a rain-location included in my reservation?

Clients are welcome to reserve an indoor location on campus for use in case of inclement weather. ‘Outdoor Venue Package’ does not include indoor space except dressing room and small storage space. Additional booking costs will apply.

Is there enough parking available on campus for my guests?

Yes! Our campus has over 600 parking spaces, all open for guests and vendors to use.

Weddings at Marylhurst University near Portland OregonWe don’t want to hire a DJ. Does Marylhurst have a sound system available?

Yes! The Hawthorn Room is equipped with a sound system. We have a variety of audio visual equipment that is available for use during your event. These can be reserved at no extra cost, but need to be designated on your reservation details. Client will be held liable for any missing or damaged equipment following event.

We have (or have guests with) a very strict diet. Can Bon Appetit Catering accommodate special requests?

Bon Appetit offers many flexible options for dietary needs. Create a custom menu with them—everything they make is delicious!

We aren’t planning to hire a Wedding Planner. Can you work directly with us?

Though we trust that our clients are organized and competent folks, we require our wedding clients to work through a licensed, professional Wedding Planner to alleviate the stress for all parties – at the very least, for the day of your wedding. It helps our event team to have one dedicated contact, especially someone that has worked with us in the past, and can help your event go smoothly from start to finish. Check out our list of Recommended Wedding Planners & Vendors. They are all awesome, and can provide you with dedicated attention.

Of course, choosing a Wedding Planner is a very personal matter. Clients are more than welcome to hire a different Wedding Planner.

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Okay, I’m sold! How do we book a reservation?

Simply fill out the Wedding Info Request Form, and we’ll be in touch to set up a meeting! If you’re not able to visit campus for the first meeting, we can discuss details over the phone. If you have any specific questions not addressed here, feel free to email us at

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