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Small Wedding- Big Impact

Highlighting that Weddings are still possible, even during a pandemic


Does LOVE really conquer all? For the couples profiled below: Yes, yes it does.

With Intimate and safe gatherings underway, these couples truly found a way to spread their love, make precious memories, and enjoy their wedding day. For one couple, their dream wedding included a smaller ceremony, a catered dinner, and just their first dance. For another, the third time was the charm in planning a COVID-conscious wedding. No matter what, they stuck together and made the day theirs!


Now available for a limited time, Ecotrust’s Micro Wedding Package includes the use of either our Rooftop Terrace or the Billy Frank Jr. Room for 25 people or less with a 4-hour rental. Each venue comes with a different assortment of amenities such as furniture, AV equipment, and a staging kitchen. Café lights, uplighting, upgraded furniture, and additional hours can all be added for ambiance. Our basic package starts at a $1,000 rental rate. Contact events@ecotrust.org to learn more.


Sarah & Ricky 10/4/2020

Photo 1: Rooftop Ceremony with rows of chairs spaced 6’ feet apart. Guests sat in the same “pod grouping” for the ceremony and reception dinner service. A small group doesn’t mean small views. The ‘I dos’ took place while guests enjoyed a panoramic view of the city.


Photo 2: This couple elevated the concept of individually wrapped desserts to the next level by creating these charming boxes of sweet goodness. For dessert, each guest received an individually-packaged pie, while the Bride and Groom celebrated with a full size pie of their own.


Photo 3: To practice social distancing indoor tables were set up 6ft apart with no more than 10 people at each table to accommodate the Oregon Health Authority COVID guidelines.



Crisha & Luke 10/17/2020

Photo 1: A 20-person ceremony took place inside the Billy Frank Jr. Room with six rows of four people spaced out 6ft apart from each other.


Photo 2: It’s the finishing touches that make all the difference. Crisha and Luke designed a newspaper wedding program complete with their list of vendors, the wedding timeline, and a crossword puzzle. Table place cards were set in “pod groupings” to coordinate with social distancing and COVID guidelines.



Amy & Andrew 10/24/2020

Photo 1: Amy and Andrew’s wedding program served the evening and doubled as a timeline of their love story, bringing guests closer together with the couple.


Photo 2: Upon arrival, guests sign-in twice, once for the couple’s guest book and once for COVID contact tracing. Contact tracing information can also be provided to us ahead of time.


Photo 3: Thanks for BEE-ing here! A COVID-smart party favor of local honey provided a sweet sentiment to departing guests.


Photo 4: Seating for 20 was all this couple needed for their micro wedding. Three round tables of five and a head table with seating for six made the Billy Frank Jr. Room the perfect cozy spot for safely gathering with loved ones.



See the latest Oregon COVID Government Restrictions and Guidelines on Gatherings here.

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