Pelican Brewing Company offers a premier oceanfront venue for dream weddings and events of all kinds
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Pelican Brewing Company offers a premier oceanfront venue for dream weddings and events of all kinds

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Pelican Brewing Company offers a premier oceanfront venue for dream weddings and events of all kinds 

Pelican’s breathtaking beachfront location, award-winning craft beer and extraordinary beer cuisine make special events even more memorable  

Pacific City, Oregon (December 12, 2018)—Have you always dreamed of starting your story at the beach? Pounding surf. Soaring dunes. The dramatic Haystack Rock and Cape Kiwanda in the distance. Spectacular sunsets with award-winning beer and cuisine. For the most memorable wedding and reception, there’s no backdrop more beautiful than Pelican Brewing Company’s beachfront location in Pacific City, Oregon.

The Pelican Brewing Company story started over two decades ago—right there on the same stunning stretch of beach. And Team Pelican wants to share its spectacular home with couples who are starting their own new story together.

Pelican not only offers the best beach access on the Oregon Coast, but the brewery staff excels at planning all the details for a private, intimate ceremony and celebration. Pelican offers a spacious oceanfront banquet room, private beachfront for outdoor ceremonies, award-winning beer and unique local cuisine.

As a part of the Kiwanda Hospitality Group, Pelican also offers a number of different lodging options for event guests—from luxury oceanfront rooms at the new Headlands Coastal Lodge & Spa to the boutique oceanview rooms at Inn at Cape Kiwanda and private houses for rent through Shorepine Rentals. Guests can even rent luxury Airstream travel trailers at Hart’s Camp—an offbeat lodging option right across from Pelican.

Oceanfront Reception

The floor-to-ceiling windows in Pelican‘s wood-trimmed banquet room showcase stunning views of the ocean, Pacific City’s own Haystack Rock, and Cape Kiwanda, with ample space for 40 to 90 reception guests. While the Pelican vibe leans toward casual, event staff know how to dress the space up for the most elegant of wedding events.

Beach Ceremony

Because Pelican offers access to a privately-owned beach area directly in front of the brewpub, wedding planners don’t need to bother with additional licenses or permits—Pelican event staff has it handled. They’ll even rope off the special area to keep the celebration private and open only to event guests.

The Perfect Pairings

The brewery is internationally known for award-winning craft beers and innovative food and beer pairings that enhance the flavors in every dish and brew. The venue offers a range of simple to extravagant menus, each designed by Pelican’s classically-trained chef using locally sourced ingredients. Six house beers are always available on tap, along with rotating seasonal and specialty selections. Pelican also serves a wide variety of house wines and champagne and allows event planners to bring their own. Liquor can be purchased on a per-drink basis.

“One of the most majestic places I have been to and to be able to get married here was a dream. All the staff was absolutely amazing and they made sure I was taken care of all night. But Mariah, the event planner from the Pelican, made my wedding perfect,” says Morgan who posted about her June 2018 wedding on  “We are from out of town and needed help with planning our big day. Mariah answered my million emails, sent pictures for ideas from past weddings, and helped with recommendations. I honestly don’t know how I would have managed without her. All of our guests were blown away with our wedding day, and how perfect it went. If you want a beautiful beach wedding, great food and beer, choose the Pelican!”

For more guest comments on their wedding day at Pelican Brewing Company, click here.

Pelican’s charming Oregon Coast home is a premier destination for corporate meetings, dream weddings, team building, holiday parties and more. A professional event staff has planned just about every type of event imaginable, and are available to help event clients every step of the way.

Professional Event Services

Catering—From formal sit-down dinners to casual meet and greets, Pelican’s award-winning culinary team will help plan the perfect menu to meet your needs.

Event Planning—There’s a lot more to planning an event than just planning the menu. Team Pelican helps connect guests to other local businesses providing floral arrangements, sound systems, photographers, live entertainment and just about anything else you can dream of.

Lodging—Pacific City offers most every style of accommodation imaginable. Ask about the new luxury hotel, 3-bedroom oceanfront cottages, charming ocean view boutique hotel, beach house vacation rentals and even the rentable Airstream trailers.

Unique Event Venues

Pelican Room—A combination of the Outrigger Room and the Haystack Room, this is our largest event space and can handle a reception for up to 90 guests or meetings for up to 50 guests.

Haystack Room—The Pelican Room can be sectioned off into two smaller event spaces. The beachfront Haystack Room includes a large gas fireplace and accommodates a banquet of up to 40 guests or meeting for 20 guests.

Outrigger Room—The remaining portion of the Pelican Room is the Outrigger Room. With beachfront access, this is ideal for business meetings and accommodates 20 guests.

Outdoor Patio and Beach—Our outdoor patio and beachfront are adjacent to the Pelican Room and can be reserved for special events including picturesque wedding ceremonies on the beach.

Barrel Room—The Pelican Barrel Room, located just inside the brewery, is occasionally available for rental on a per-request basis. The stacked wood barrels and working brewery atmosphere make this a fun location for cocktail receptions up to 30 guests.

For more information on Pelican’s beachfront event space, click here.

About Pelican Brewing Company

Pelican Brewing Company was founded in 1996 by Jeff Schons and Mary Jones in Pacific City with Oregon’s only oceanfront brewpub. Celebrating its 22nd year, the brewing company has created masterpieces like Kiwanda Cream Ale, Beak Breaker Double IPA, Sea ‘N Red Irish-Style Red Ale, Five Fin West Coast Pilsner, and Tsunami Stout. With the vision, creativity and brewing expertise of founding brewmaster Darron Welch, Pelican Brewing has won over 450 awards including a Silver Medal at the 2016 Great American Beer Festival, 2014 World Beer Cup© Champion Small Brewing Company and Brewmaster of the Year. Pelican Brewing currently distributes 22oz bottles, 12oz bottles in 6-packs, a new mixed 12-pack, and 50 liter and 20-liter kegs via a network of distributors in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Utah, and Hawaii. The company operates brewing and brewpub facilities in Pacific City, Tillamook and Cannon Beach.

For more information, visit Pelican Brewing Company.

Contact: Claudia Johnson, Public Relations, 503-799-2220.

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