So you’re getting married soon and want to celebrate before the big day. Handily Portland has plenty of bars, brewery tours, and waterfront tours to get the party started! There is even a bus charter and cycle venues sprinkled in for an all-four-wheels adventure that will keep you on your toes during your bachelor party. Here are some of the best places for a bachelor party in Portland, Oregon…
1. Brewbarge Portland – one of the best options to celebrate a bachelor party
Brewbarge Portland is a beer tour company in the form of a river cruise located in Downtown Portland.
River cruises last an hour and a half and you can bring your choice of beer on board. If you prefer, you can purchase beer from BrewStop, which is the check-in point.
Whether for a bachelor party, bachelorette party, or even a team-building activity amongst colleagues, Brewbarge is your destination for a good time and new beginnings.
The cruise boat can accommodate up to 14 people per excursion and costs $40 per person on Fridays and Saturdays and $35 per person on Sundays through Thursdays.
Address: 1811 SW River Dr. Ste 400 Portland, OR 97209
2. Willamette Jetboat Excursions – one of the ultimate experiences for a bachelor gathering
Willamette Jetboat Excursions is a jet boat tour located in the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) in the Hosford-Abernethy District.
Group tours can be booked with a minimum of 20 people and 50% of the book total is due at the time of booking and the remaining half due 30 days before the planned trip’s day. A 6% per person booking fee is added along with a 1% Oregon state surcharge tax.
Jetboat excursions make great bachelor and bachelorette party activities. Tours can be a half-hour long, 1 hour, 2 hours, or 3 hours to explore the Portland Waterfront and Willamette Falls.
Address: 1945 SE Water Ave, Portland, OR 97214
3. Breakside Brewery – NW Slabtown – a cool option if you are having a bachelor party
Breakside Brewery located in the Northwest District is a brewpub that serves craft beers and unique and upscale American bites. Besides their NW Slabtown location, there are 5 other Breakside Brewery locations throughout Oregon.
Take your bachelor party to Breakside Brewery for a great drink, delicious food, and many laughs. The brewpub has been rated as one of the best Portland breweries in the area because they brew their beer on-site using three 20 bbl fermenters and two 10 bbl fermenters.
For food, choose from burgers, fries, bavarian pretzels, nachos, drumsticks, and more!
Address: 1570 NW 22nd Ave, Portland, OR 97210
4. Shanghai Portland Party Bus and Tours – a fun option if you are looking for a laid-back bachelor celebration
Shanghai Portland Party Bus and Tours is a bus charter located in the UPS Store in the Laurelhurst District.
Go on a wine or brewery tour for your bachelor’s or bachelorette party. Wine tours and brewery tours are throughout the Mt. Hood and Willamette Valley area to local wineries and breweries. You can choose your wineries or breweries or have a tour agent select an itinerary.
When you are a newlywed, consider rebooking this bus charter for wedding transportation between the wedding venue and reception venue (if they are two different places).
Address: 3439 NE Sandy Blvd #256, Portland, OR 97232
5. Birdie Time Pub and Mini Golf – a boasting spot known to host bachelor parties and events
Birdie Time Pub and Mini Golf mixes a bar scene with indoor mini-golf and is located in the Buckman District.
Choose from Bauman’s Loganberry, Portland True Brut, Seek out Raspberry Lemon (hard seltzer), and other options on the beer tap.
Pub grub includes traditional fries, sweet potato fries, tots, the Coop Burger, the Chipotle Bean Burger, thin-crust pizzas, wings, and more. Grab a drink and some delicious pub grub for a great time during your bachelor party! Catch sports games on their big-screen television as you have fun.
Before or after you eat, you can enjoy the indoor 9-hole mini-golf course or you can rent the golf simulator that has 13 interactive simulation experiences.
Address: 925 SE Main St, Portland, OR 97214
6. Spirit of 77 – a trendy sports bar that has arcade games, a funky bar and craft drinks, ideal for bachelors
Spirit of 77 is an upscale sports bar with arcade games, elevated bar food, and a huge television for watching sports.
Located in the Lloyd District, choose from bar eats such as nuts, chips and salsa, handspun pretzels, potatoes, burgers, fish tacos, and wings.
Choose from a wide variety of beers including Wayfinder, Heater Allen, Swift, and Double Mountain. Cocktails and wine selections include Freezer Martini, Margarita Pepino, Garden Mule, the Old-Fashioned, and others.
If you have a lot of people attending your bachelor or bachelorette party, you can choose the Lil’ Spirit private event (30 people indoors and 75 people for an outdoor event).
Address: 500 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Portland, OR 97232
7. Stag PDX – a rustic gay-friendly place that offers style and an unique experience
Stag PDX is a gay-friendly bar in the Pearl District.
There are many theme nights in which you can participate depending on the day that you go for your bachelor or bachelorette party.
Monday is SINdustry night, Tuesday is Amateur Night, and Wednesday is Urban/Hip-Hop Night. Thursday is Latino Night, then there’s Freaky Fridays, and there’s F**k Saturdays with Boyz, Bimbos & Bingo from 6 pm to 8 pm before the live performance).
Sunday Funday is from 4 pm to 8 pm, but there are usually brunch events in the late morning to the early afternoon that same day.
Address: 317 NW Broadway, Portland, OR 97209
8. BrewCycle Portland – one of the most popular options in Portland for a Bachelor celebration
BrewCycle Portland is a tourist attraction located in the Pearl District. Board the multi-seater “cycle” for a 2-hour brewpub excursion that involves 3 stops at local Portland pubs where you can purchase beer at either of these stops.
Get your friends and family together for your bachelor party for a tour of Portland and delicious drinks to make it a night to remember! Different bikes are available to seat up to 14, 10, and 6 people respectively no matter how large or small your bachelor party attendees list.
Address: 1425 NW Flanders St, Portland, OR 97209
9. Eastside Craft Brewery Tour – a great choice for a bachelor event if you are looking to stay local
Eastside Craft Brewery Tour is a 2-mile walking tour where you meet at the specific address below and explore the local breweries in the Eastside neighborhood.
Costing $55 per person, you get to sample many beers that offer you a wide variety of tastes, colors, and brewing styles. Enjoy the waterfront views and the neighborhood art nearby as you sample beers and laugh with friends and family during your bachelor’s or bachelorette party.
If any of your bachelor party attendees are gluten-free or wheat-free eaters, they can choose from cider options so that they can enjoy the experience, too.
Address: 833 SE Main St #120, Portland, OR 97214
10. Bend Half Day Cascades Lakes Kayak Tour – an awesome idea for a summer bachelor party
Bend Half Day Cascades Lakes Kayak Tour is one of the best places for a bachelor party in Portland because it’s a day spent on the water rather than at the usual bar scene, which makes it a unique choice.
Meet at the Bend, Oregon address below, which is at the Fred Meyers shopping center. Indulge in the beautiful views around Cascades Lakes. If you are not familiar with kayaking, a guide will be there to help you. If you’re lucky, you can become acquainted with some of Central Oregon’s local wildlife.
Address: 61535 S Hwy 97 #13, Bend, OR 97702
Distance from Portland — 3 hours, 26 minutes
11. The 1905 – Portland’s hidden gem, perfect for jazz aficionados
The 1905 is a jazz club situated in the Boise District.
Known as “Portland’s best-kept secret”, you can enjoy pizza, cocktails, and other American food fares. Signature cocktails include the Sidewinder, Miles High, and the 1905 Manhattan. For entrees, choose from pasta, pizza by the slice, whole pizzas, or build-your-own pie.
Listen to modern updates to the jazz scene as you enjoy your bachelor party. Purchase your tickets for upcoming live performances using their official website.
Address: 830 N Shaver St, Portland, OR 97227
12. Rialto Poolroom – an American pub located in the heart of Portland, suitable for a bachelor party
Rialto Poolroom is a sports bar inside Hotel Alder within the Downtown Portland area.
Having an old-school flair, enjoy billiards, other bar games, a large television for sports streaming, and delicious and classic American-style pub dishes.
Their happy hour is during daily opening hours from 4 pm to 7 pm for reduced prices on select drinks and plates. Enjoy fresh food made daily in-house.
Host your bachelor party on the private balcony space with a minimum of 20 people to enjoy 4 large screen televisions, a lounge area and couch, and 2 Brunswick tournament-style pool tables.
Address: 529 SW 4th Ave, Portland, OR 97204
13. Baerlic Brewing & Taproom – one of the best breweries to host a bachelor celebration
Baerlic Brewing & Taproom is located in the Hosford-Abernethy District.
This company earned the 2017 and 2018 Oregon Beer Awards Brewery of the Year, which is why it’s one of the best brewery destinations for a bachelor party in Portland.
Year-round beer selections include Dad Beer and Punk Rock Time.
If you prefer to have your bachelor party at home rather than going to Baerlic Brewing & Taproom in person, you can order kegs to be delivered to your home to still receive that delicious Baerlic Brewing experience. Don’t forget to tip your drivers!
Address: 2239 SE 11th Ave, Portland, OR 97214
14. Karaoke From Hell – Portland’s original live band, favorite amongst bachelor parties and weddings
Karaoke From Hell is a karaoke band that plays every Monday in Downtown Portland and has been delivering musical entertainment to Portland for almost 30 years.
If you are interested in attending one of their events for your bachelor party, check their Facebook page to discover which venue they will play at next.
Message them directly on their Facebook page to get in touch with them to find out when they can play for your bachelor party if they do not have any events coming up. There are over 700 songs you can request for the band to sing for you and your attendees at your bachelor party.
Address: On the corner of SW 3rd and Burnside
15. Loyal Legion Portland – an upscale spot where you can enjoy Oregon’s best beers
Loyal Legion Portland is a bar located in the Buckman District.
With 99 beers on tap available to try, you have a medley of possibilities of what to drink with your meal of sausages or other global eats on the menu.
Athletic NA Run Wild IPA, Gateway Brewing Old #279 DIPA, and Loyal Legion IPA are just a few of the many beers on tap that you can try.
For happy hour, signature cocktails include You’re Not My Supervisor! and Where’s My Drink? Pair your beer or cocktail with delicious dishes such as burgers, bavarian pretzels, fish and chips, house salad, bratwurst, and more!
Address: 710 SE 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97214
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