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Lan Su Chinese Garden stands alone as a breathtaking, one-of-a-kind wedding site. A bridged lake, waterfall, winding pathways, exquisite pavilions and lush gardens provide a stunning stage for sharing your romantic moment-in-time with friends and family. Whether you choose a ceremony followed by a catered wedding reception or an intimate wedding rehearsal dinner, Lan Su offers the ultimate, unique experience.

As the most authentic Chinese garden outside of China, Lan Su has become THE place to for those in search of a location of lasting impressions.  The exquisite garden requires no additional décor, minimizing cost and creating the “green” wedding valued by Portlanders.

Guests wander pathways with a glass of wine, later moving to a buffet dinner staged in a courtyard and often ending with dancing on the main terrace as the moon is reflected in the lake.

Your caring and knowledgeable event staff team will help you envision your occasion, guide you through the details and be on-site during your event.

Planning Your Wedding Event

VT Group manages event rentals at Lan Su Chinese Garden. Their knowledgeable staff will assist you with all of your event needs, including booking, site tours, catering and equipment.

VT Group catering partners are the exclusive providers of food and beverage at Lan Su. For weddings, your catering options include Food in Bloom Catering or Vibrant Table Catering & Events.

Lan Su and our exclusive catering companies, Food in Bloom and Vibrant Table Catering will coordinate all of your equipment rental needs through our preferred rental company, The Party Place.

Rental Rates

Event rental rates are adjusting effective November 15, 2016. To reserve at the current rate (valid only for events held through December 31, 2017; reservation must be made prior to November 15, 2016) please contact Anna Schwartz at 503.734.5512 or send Anna an email.

Rental Rates vary depending upon the season.

  • Peak Season Rental Rates -- June - September
  • Off Season Rental Rates -- October - May
  • Winter Rental Rates -- November and December (includes the Teahouse & garden)

Event Times

Evening events held April through October are from 7:00-11:00 p.m.

Evening events held November through March are from 6:00-10:00 p.m.

Early morning events held from 8:00-10:00 a.m.

The garden is not available for private event rentals or photo shoots during public hours: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. in winter (November 1 - March 14) and 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. in summer (March 15 - October 31).

Inquire about our rental rates for after-hour and early morning rentals.


For more information about weddings and rates at Lan Su Chinese Garden, please contact Anna Schwartz at 503.734.5512 or send Anna an email.

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Wedding Rental Frequently Asked Questions

Download a list of the most frequently asked questions in renting Lan Su Chinese Garden as your wedding venue. Answers include information on rehearsals, access to the garden before your event, limitations on the type of alcohol, and what deposits are required.

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Wedding Virtual Tour

As a venue for weddings and private events, Lan Su is unmatched in its beauty. View a photo virtual tour of Lan Su produced by Visiting360Powers Studios in partnership with our wedding event partner VT Group.

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