Viking Pavilion

Viking Pavilion arena can host banquets for hundreds of attendees

Viking Pavilion staff is available to talk

During the Covid-19 response period, University health guidelines preclude us from renting Viking Pavilion for non-university events through the end of 2020. Our staff is available to provide information and updates on the use of Viking Pavilion in the future. Contacted us weekdays by email or phone 503-725-2663.


Home of conferences, banquets, the Vikings and more

Sitting at the gateway to Portland's South Park Blocks, Viking Pavilion at the Peter W. Stott Center is a sustainably designed and functionally flexible venue that can accommodate up to 3,400 guests.

Viking Pavilion transforms to meet your needs. From an intimate 34-person dinner to a packed house of 3,400, the venue is ideal for conferences, banquets, receptions, lectures, sporting events, commencements, concerts, trade shows and more.

For guests with sensory processing needs, Viking Pavilion offers sensory inclusive bags and other accommodations.

A modern, affordable events venue on campus

Viking Pavilion at the Peter W. Stott Center in the heart of Portland is a sustainably designed and flexible modern facility for up to 3,400 guests. It's a stylish, transformable space for conferences, banquets, receptions, lectures, sporting events, commencements and more

Capacities, Floorplans

  • Arena (Full Bowl) — 3,000 guests; 8,500 sq. ft. floor
  • Arena (Upper Bowl only) — 1,500 guests; 12,700 sq ft floor
  • Speaker/Event configuration — 3,400 guests; 400 seats on the floor
  • Testing/Seminar — 480 guests; 160 rectangular tables
  • Banquet — 650 guests; 6-foot tables (up to 65), 10 chairs per table
  • Trade Show — 10’x10’ booths (up to 60); 12,700 sq. ft. floor

Building features

  • LEED Gold Certified facility
  • Accommodates up to 3,400 guests
  • 14,000 square feet of event floor space
  • Spacious concourse with floor-to-ceiling windows
  • Six AV-equipped breakout rooms
  • Two 20-foot video display boards
  • Built in collaboration with OHSU
  • On-site catering, food carts and café
  • Audio visual support and complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Near parking and public transit


View rental rates in our Viking Pavilion guide for pricing and a list of what is included, along with additional services available. 

Reserve Now

Submit a request for event space in the Viking Pavilion today by completing the Event Inquiry Form. All events must adhere to the Campus Events & Student Union Facility Use Procedures.


OHSU iis a major sponsor of Viking Pavilion at the Peter W. Stott Center