Located in the Central Eastside Industrial District, The Loft at 8th Avenue boasts over 13,000 square feet. Our property is one of the most fully comprehensive event spaces of its size in the Portland Metro area. From our five multi-functional spaces to an industrial-sized catering kitchen, we have the capacity to execute diverse catering and event needs.
The Annex and Green Space
The Annex is a modern, industrial space with natural wood, exposed-strut ceilings, polished cement floors, clean, neutral walls and built-in AV booth and bar.
The space has an expanse of retractable doors that seamlessly open to our Green Space.
The current space has cement flooring, a cement wall, wooden wall, and exposed natural wooden beam ceiling and fluorescent lighting. The space also has two garage doors. The east end of the space is draped for security.
Tasting Room 1
This Tasting Room has three rectangular glass top tables with silver accents, vibrantly colored walls, cement floors and beautifully finished reclaimed wooden ceiling. Along with built-in sound system and television, the intimate tasting room also has three windows on the west-facing wall.
Tasting Room 2
Tasting Room 2 offers casual seating space with two couches, several lounge chairs, and unique dining tables, or can easily transition to have round tables and chairs inserted for a more formal space accommodating up to 40 seated. The space also includes vibrantly colored walls, cement floors and beautifully finished reclaimed wooden ceiling, as well as a built-in sound system.
The Foyer is included with the rental of any event space, and acts as the main entrance for the venue spaces. The Foyer also includes ADA accessible restrooms that are functional for up to 400 guests, a servery that acts as a coat check room, preparation space, or staging area and vibrantly colored walls, cement floors and beautifully finished reclaimed wooden ceilings.
Access to our private Green Room/Bridal Suite is included with the rental of the Annex Space.
VT Group is the exclusive provider of food and beverage at The Loft at 8th Avenue. For events, your catering options include Food in Bloom Catering, Vibrant Table Catering & Events and limited service, and daily breakfast and lunch service for f&b cafe and catering.
Vibrant Table Catering & Events is a leader in event innovation, providing award-winning catering, venue management, floral and décor and event production. Our culinary style is inventive, diverse and event inspired.
Food in Bloom Catering is a piece of Portland’s history. For over 35 years, our chefs have focused on local, organic and scratch cuisine. We provide an exacting caliber of service as we create fresh ideas, spectacular food and extraordinary events.
f&b cafe and catering offers fast, convenient and healthy dining options utilizing quality ingredients, with an emphasis on local and organic products.