FAQ

Where are you located?

Near the Pearl District at 1900 NW 18th Avenue in Portland, Oregon. (corner of 18th and Upshur)

What's the history of Castaway Portland?

Built in 1929, Castaway was home to the makers of yellow strand rope used in the original Portland Street Car.  It was later used as a smelting and refining warehouse. In 2007, it was painstakingly restored to its original glory and features.

What are the venue highlights?

10,000 square feet of versatile space that scales well from big to small

400 seated indoor guest capacity

Expandable capacity with the addition of Castaway's outdoor space

Central heating and cooling system

ADA accessible

Wrap-around original steel sash pane windows

Stunning views of the Fremont Bridge

14' ceilings with exposed wood beams

Executive office or dressing room with built-in fireplace

Tables and chairs included

Enclosed industrial catering area with industrial kitchen sinks

Loading ramp into space for easy access

What's the tech capabilities? 

Retractable 220” projection screen with HD projector

Wifi

Built-in interior & exterior surround sound system

Customizable mobile staging with stairs

Dedicated 20 amp circuits dispersed throughout the entire space 

400 amp 120/208 3 phase electrical system

100 amp 120/208 3 phase power distribution box available upon request

What type of events can you hold?

Weddings, private corporate functions, fundraisers, birthday parties, sweet 16, game days, auctions, art exhibitions, pop-up retail, fashion shows, poetry slams, break dance parties, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, sci-fi conventions, car shows—you get the idea.

Can I get tour?

Of course! Call 503-224-4898 or email us at info@castawayportland.com. 

Do you have a 360 virtual tour?

Do you have access to any outdoor or other spaces?

Yes, one of the great things about Castaway Portland is the flexibility we offer through our neighboring partners. This gives you access to amazing and unique spaces. Check out the link below for overview floor-plan.

Do you have parking?

Street parking is available. We also offer nearby parking lots for rental.

What are your rates?

They vary by event type and dates. Call us at (503) 224-4898.