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Elegant Settings for Events at The Empress

With more than 17,000 square feet of interior space and expansive landscaped and natural wooded grounds, the Empress Estate offers an array of settings with amazing architectural interest to delight your senses and accommodate your vision and meet your needs:

The Empress


A grand foyer with amazing architectural interest
is framed by the arched mahogany staircase encircling the domed ceiling adorned with a reproduction of Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel painting "The Creation of Adam."

A glistening crystal chandelier and expansive marble floors complete a beautiful backdrop for a glamorous ceremony.

The Chatteau


A setting for the ultimate romantic experience
for your ceremony or reception. The grand, custom-designed fireplace and newly finished hardwood floors fill the room with warmth and rich elegance. The 25 ft.  ceiling creates a dramatic entrance with their inspiring architectural features.

The Ballroom

The Empress Estate Ballroom Wedding Venue

Adorned with seven glistening crystal chandeliers, and surrounded by panoramic views through 6 sets of French doors, this room is gorgeous during the day, filled with natural light and equally beautiful at night with sunset views of the lights and town below.

The Ballroom houses the Indoor Pool Dance Floor- unique

Plexiglass-covered pool with special lighting to create an

amazing dance experience.

This room also opens to the Courtyard Garden which invites your guests out to enjoy our beautifully landscaped grounds.

The Honeymoon Suite

The Empress Estate Bridal Honeymoon Suite

Our elegantly appointed Honeymoon Suite is everything the Bride and her ladies could dream of as a setting to prepare for her magical day!  With 4 crystal-adorned chandeliers, 2 sets of French doors leading to the second story balconies and stunning views, the room is filled with natural light. The suite is surrounded by exquisite feminine elegance, with an abundance of mirrors and vanity's. 

This is the perfect setting for even the largest bridal party to prepare.  

The Veranda

The Empress Estate Veranda | The Empress Estate Wedding & Events Venue | Woodland WA

The Hillside Veranda will delight the senses with breathtaking views of the entire Woodland Valley, the Columbia River and beyond.

The Empress Estate sits high atop Green Mountain, above the town of Woodland. This also offers a stunning setting for an outdoor ceremony or reception, with panoramic views and Pacific Northwest sunsets as your backdrop!

 Courtyard Garden

The Empress Estate Courtyard Garden | The Empress Estate Wedding & Events Venue | Woodland WA

Reminiscent of grand European estate gardens, The Empress Courtyard is the perfect setting for a fairy-tale ceremony that you’ve dreamed of, with majestic spiral columns that are three stories tall, and second story central balcony overlooking the gardens. This amphitheater-style courtyard is ideal for an elegant outdoor ceremony, easily seating 150 or more, with ample room for an outdoor tented reception area. The platform beneath the columns also serves as a gorgeous dance floor area, surrounded by flowers and sculpted gardens.

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