Rocky Butte Summit




Located in Northeast Portland, Joseph Wood Hill Park at Rocky Butte Summit is a historical venue with breathtaking landscape views around the Porland metropolitan area. You will be stunned by the 2.38 acre park surrounded by charming, rustic rock walls and lampposts. Acquired in 1988, the park is a historical site of Joseph Wood Hill’s military academy. Perfect for flawless outdoor weddings with a rustic ambiance, Rocky Butte Summit comes complete with crisp breezes, natural beauty, and picture-perfect views. To the west, you will have an amazing view of downtown Portland and St. John’s Bridge. Don’t miss out on the wonderful view of Portland’s West Hills, and more importantly, its evening entertainment light show! As you celebrate under the starry sky with your closest family and friends, reflect on the pure beauty and utter perfection of your wedding – a night you will not soon forget.

Venue Style



Outdoor Ceremony, Outdoor Reception


Max Outdoor Ceremony: 100 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 100 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start at 8:00AM. Events must end by 8:00PM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee is $171 for a ceremony and reception and includes 16 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. Same rental fees apply for a ceremony only wedding. Please note, an additional insured endorsement is required, along with general liability insurance. There is an $85 application and processing fee applied to all events.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Rocky Butte Summit is estimated at between $2,847 and $4,947 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Outdoor lighting
Venue set up and clean up
No kitchen
Public parking

Special Restrictions

BYO alcohol
Venue must approve all decorations
General liability insurance required
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Approved outside caterer allowed
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
No smoking
Music must end by 8:00PM
$27 electricity fee