Frequently Asked Questions


  • Do you provide space for both the ceremony and reception?
    Yes, our ballroom serves as both the ceremony and the reception space and our lounge is used for the cocktail hour when the ballroom is reset for the reception.
    We use gold chivari chairs with black cushions as our standard ballroom seating for both events.
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  • Do you provide tables, chairs and linens?
    Yes, we have standard 5' round tables, gold chivari chairs with black cushions. You will have your choice of any of our floor length linens and napkins in a myriad of colors and fabric styles. All china, glassware and flatware are provided as well.

    We also have a large array of banquet tables to create the central head table so many brides want.
    This table can seat anywhere from 12-24 guests
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  • Do you provide staging rooms
    Yes, we have beautifully appointed suites for the Bride and Groom.
    These rooms are where the Bridal Party can stage prior to the ceremony, as well as a place to go to change, freshen up etc. throughout the evening.
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  • Do you allow outside caterers?
    All food and beverage is provided in house.

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  • Who does your catering?
    Our catering is done in house with our staff of chefs and kitchen personnel. We use local fresh ingredients and make all of our menu items from scratch.
    Typically speaking, children under 5 are no charge and those 5-10 are billed at $16.00 each
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  • Is staffing and clean up included?
    Yes, we provide an event manager, service staff including OLCC licensed bartenders, servers as well as set up and clean up staff.
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  • Is there a service charge?
    Yes, a standard 20% service charge is applied to all hosted food and beverage purchases.
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  • Do you have an in house DJ?
    Yes, Jerry Becker provides our in house DJ entertainment as well as sound and music for your ceremony. Or, you can bring in your own professional DJ of choice.
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  • Do you provide any other services?
    Yes! Our ceremony and reception packages do include some ceremony decor and props. Our Parent Company www.anaffairtoremember.com can provide anything from upgraded linens, draping, lighting, floral, invitations etc.
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The Elysian Ballroom
918 Southwest Yamhill, 5th Floor,
Portland, Oregon 97205

(503) 705-6308

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