The Armory
128 NW Eleventh Ave, Portland, OR 97209 · 503-445-3700 · www.pcs.org
The Armory

Rent The Armory

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The Covid19 Pandemic has substantially altered The Armory's ability to host outside events due to a reduction in maximum occupancy, food service limitations, and screening requirements. We're still incredibly excited about hosting you, and have produced several successful events during the past year. Please don't hesitate to reach out if you have any questions about how The Armory can still be the home to your event!

The Armory is a gorgeous, renovated community space in Portland’s lovely Pearl District. The two-tiered lobby spaces dramatically merge Portland history and culture with state-of-the-art sustainable design. This setting provides the perfect backdrop for a successful and unforgettable event.

The Armory is available for all types of events, programs, conferences, and happenings. Details on our space packages can be found below! Please contact us directly for specific pricing and availability.

We would love to show you the space. Our rentals team is available for personalized tours that showcase this beautiful and versatile venue.


Weddings

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Our inclusive wedding package provides you with the amenities you’ll need for the big day, including those highlighted below:

  • 12 hours of total event, photo, set up, and tear down time (Noon to Midnight) & Pre-event rehearsal, if needed (based on building availability)
  • Capacity of up to 200 for ceremony and reception, 250 for seated reception only, or up to 450 for a standing reception
  • Complimentary usage of all stock banquet tables, folding chairs, and lounge furniture
  • Event Sound and Lighting Package
  • Projection options on each floor
  • Dressing room or lounge for wedding party (based on building availability)
  • Complete on-site Support Staff: Day-of Event Lead, Concierge, Operations Assistant, and Custodial
  • Upgraded chairs available for rent – inquire for details

Rates
Packages range from $4,500-$5,500 depending on date. Rates may vary according to the needs of your event. Contact us for more information and available dates.


Conferences and Seminars

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The Armory hosts a wide variety of conferences each year. From single track to multi-venue events, we are well-suited to host your presenters and guests. Our state of the art facility boasts a professional team of event and theater professionals to add that special element of spectacle to your event!

The U.S. Bank Main Stage conference package includes the following amenities:

  • Main Lobby & Alan J. Beard Mezzanine Lobby for check-in, breakfast set up, reception space, etc. from 6 am - 6 pm.
  • US Bank Main Stage Theater from 6 am - 5 pm
  • Seating for up to 590 people in the theater
  • 20x12 foot screen and LCD projector
  • Up to 2 Podiums
  • Up to 4 handheld microphones on stands
  • Professional, theatrical lighting (based on available plot)
  • Complimentary usage of PCS stock lounge and banquet furniture
  • Staffing (Lighting Technician, Sound Technician, Deck Manager, House Manager, Event Lead, & Event staff as needed)

The Ellyn Bye Studio conference package includes the following amenities:

  • Studio lobby for check-in, reception, vendor, or lunch set up from 6am-6pm
  • Black box style Ellyn Bye Studio Theater from 6am-5pm
  • 6’11” X 12’2” adjustable height standing screen and projector
  • Seating for up to 180 people in the theater
  • Up to 2 Podiums
  • Up to 2 handheld or wired microphones
  • Professional, theatrical lighting (based on available plot)
  • Complimentary usage of PCS stock lounge and banquet furniture
  • Registration table in the Main Lobby if needed
  • Staffing (Lighting Technician, Sound Technician, Event Lead & Event staff as needed)

Rates
Packages range from $3,080-$3,850 per day for the Ellyn Bye Studio and $5,720-$7,150 per day for the U.S. Bank Main Stage. Rates may vary according to the needs of your event. Contact us for more information and available dates.


Performances and Presentations

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Portland Center Stage at The Armory inspires our community by bringing stories to life in unexpected ways. Both the U.S. Bank Main Stage theater and the Ellyn Bye Studio theater are ideal venues to bring your audience for a theatrical experience they are sure to remember. Our two professional theaters play host to everything from community forums and panel discussions, to full theatrical performances. Both theaters come equipped with the amenities and staffing listed below to ensure your presentation is professional and successful

The U.S. Bank Main Stage package includes the following amenities:

  • 6 hours of total event, set up, and tear down time
  • Main Lobby for check-in
  • 20x12 foot screen and LCD projector
  • Seating for up to 590 people in the theater
  • Up to 2 Podiums
  • Up to 4 handheld microphones on stands
  • Professional, theatrical lighting (based on available plot)
  • Staffing (Lighting Technician, Sound Technician, Deck Manager, House Manager, Event Lead & Event staff as needed)

The Ellyn Bye Studio package includes the following amenities:

  • 6 hours of total event, set up, and tear down time
  • Studio lobby for check-in or reception
  • Black box style Ellyn Bye Studio Theater
  • 6’11” X 12’2” adjustable height standing screen and projector
  • Seating for up to 180 people in the theater
  • Up to 2 handheld or wired microphones
  • Professional, theatrical lighting (based on available plot)
  • Registration table in the Main Lobby if needed
  • Staffing (Lighting Technician, Event Manager & Event staff as needed)

Rates
Packages range from $1,980-$2,475 for the Ellyn Bye Studio and $3,080-$3,850 per day for the U.S. Bank Main Stage. Rates may vary according to the needs of your event. Contact us for more information and available dates.


Dinners and Receptions

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Whether for your company holiday party, your favorite charity’s auction, or your 20th Anniversary, the two-tiered lobby spaces at The Armory dramatically merge Portland history and culture with state-of-the-art sustainable design to provide the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable event.

We have two lobbies to choose from: Our Main Lobby, which can hold up to 250 people in a standing reception, or 180 at a seated dinner, and our Alan J. Beard Mezzanine Lobby, which can hold up to 200 people in a standing reception, or 180 at a seated dinner. Depending on the needs of your event and the availability of our space, you have the option of utilizing both lobbies as well!

Rental Packages for the Main and/or Alan J. Beard Mezzanine Lobbies include the following amenities:

  • 8 hours of total set up, event, and tear down time
  • Complimentary usage of PCS stock bistro, lounge, and banquet furniture
  • Atmospheric ceiling lighting
  • A/V including sound system and projection options
  • Event Management, including planning meeting and floorplan assistance
  • Staff included (day of Event Lead, Operations, Concierge, & Custodial)

Note: Number of tables & chairs is limited and additional rentals may be needed to achieve your total attendance. Upgraded chairs available to rent – inquire for details.

Rates
Packages range from $2,200-$5,775. Additional hours may be available for events requiring longer timelines. Rates may vary according to the needs of your event. Contact us for more information and available dates.

Pre-show Receptions
Portland Center Stage at The Armory provides all-inclusive packages with event space, catering, and great theatrical entertainment. Please contact Group Sales for more information!


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Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

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