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A bride in flowery field at Dorris Ranch

A perfect day calls for a perfectly romantic setting. Explore options at Dorris Ranch, Lively Park and the scenic patio overlooking Island Park at the Adult Activity Center.

Dorris Ranch


About the Facility

A great location makes for a great event! Convenient yet secluded facilities and picnic areas. Ideal for weddings, reunions, retreats, conferences, and more. Tables and chairs may be included with facility rental. Additional equipment and services, such as canopies and parking attendants, can be provided for an extra charge.

Dorris Ranch Rental Form

Tomseth House

The quaint setting makes the Tomseth House the ideal place to hold Tomseth house with Christmas lightsevents from weddings to business meetings. The main rooms can accommodate up to 40 people in the lovely atmosphere of this renovated turn-of-the-century home. The Tomseth House is equipped with accessories to make any event a success. A kitchen with oven, microwave, four-burner range, freezer and refrigerator make it easy to handle food preparation.

The exterior is as inviting as the interior, with the front porch overlooking 250 acres of filbert orchards and a nature preserve. You won’t believe that you're only two miles from the center of Springfield!

Capacity: 35 indoor, an additional 100 outdoor 
Hourly fee: $75-$150 
Features: Historic features, kitchen, restroom 

Dorris Ranch Barn

Surrounded by open pastures and filbert orchard groves, the Dorris Ranch Barn is part of a historic farm right inside the city! The rustic setting and spacious natural grounds make the Dorris Ranch Barn perfect for family celebrations or business gatherings. The renovated 1892 barn retains all the charm of its historic origins while providing modern conveniences such as electrical outlets, water, benches and tables.

Download the barn setup options

Capacity: 40 indoor, an additional 300 outside 
Hourly fee: $75-$150 
Features: Rustic setting. electricity , water


Black Walnut Meadow

Capacity: 300 
Hourly fee: $75 
Features: Scenic and serene outdoor space

Bride and veil in meadow

Adult Activity Center

Adult Activity Center

215 W. C St., Springfield

Perfect for Your Special Event

The Willamalane Adult Activity Center is a beautiful 22,000-square-foot facility featuring a comfortable lounge and outdoor patio overlooking the Willamette River and Island Park.

 The center's lovely setting, spacious interior, stagedance floorcommercial kitchen, and meeting spaces are ideal for weddings, anniversary receptions, meetings, family gatherings or other special events. Rooms can accommodate groups as small as 10 or as large as 200.

 Ample parking available. All rentals include tables and chairs. Alcohol is permitted with prior written approval. Special rates available for full building rentals.

Adult Activity Center patio and arbor

New! Outdoor Patio 

Picture your party, wedding or other special event on this sunny patio with pergola and scenic view of Island Park and the Willamette River.

Capacity: 100

Hourly fee: $25-$45


McKenzie RoomMcKenzie Room

The McKenzie Room is a large multi-purpose room suitable for large gatherings and special events. Key features include wood floor, coffee maker, stage, stage lighting, PA system, tables, chairs, and adjoining full service kitchen and serving area (optional additional rental). This room connects to the Cascade Room.

Features: Hardwood floor, stage, stage lighting, sound system, adjoining full-service kitchen.

Capacity: 200

Hourly fee: $55-$85

Riverview RoomRiverview Room

Key features include sink, tile floor, Internet access, tables, chairs, and river/park view.

Capacity: 45

Features: Scenic view, sink, tile floor, Internet access

Hourly fee: $25-$45


Cascade RoomCascade Room

The Cascade Room is a multi-purpose room with an optional partition that divides the room. This room connects to the McKenzie Room.

Capacity: 60

Features: A/V screen, sound system, carpeting, kitchenette, whiteboard, partition

Hourly fee: $35-$55


Parkview RoomThe Parkview Room

Key features include sink, tile floor, tables, chairs, and river/park view.

Capacity: 45

Features: Scenic view, sink, tile floor

Hourly fee: $25-$45

Santiam Room

Scenic view; tables not available.

Capacity: 80

Hourly fee: $35-$55

Lively Park

Lively Park Shelters

6100 Thurston Road, Springfield, OR

Consider Lively Park Shelters for reunions, weddings, birthday parties and more. Each of the park's two shelters accommodates 150 people, and rentals may include amenities such as electric cooktops, food prep areas and natural gas barbecues. One party can also rent both shelters. A large playground is adjacent to the shelters, and the shelters are situated just north of Splash!, the Northwest's premiere indoor water park.

Capacity for each shelter: 150

Hourly fee for renting one shelter: $52-$59

Hourly fee for renting both shelters: $104-$118

Special event permits: Events with an admission charge, alcohol, public address system, stage, booths or the sale of goods may require a permit.