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Summertime Outdoor Concerts and Movies at Bridgeport Village

Jun 30, 2010

Everybody knows that Bridgeport Village offers a great mix of shops, entertainment & restaurants and is only steps away from our hotel. Did you know Bridgeport Village is offering outdoor entertainment to celebrate the warm summer days ahead? Be sure to check the Bridgeport Village Event Page for the most current information on the musicians and movies listed below:

Outdoor Movie Series: Wednesday Nights July 21 & 28 and August 4 &11

Bridgeport Village is launching their first annual Outdoor Movie Series on the top floor of the parking structure! Doors open at 7pm, movies start at 9pm. Under 18 not permitted without a parent. All movies are rated PG-13.

July 21 – The Blind Side
July 28 – Big Fish
August 4 – Dirty Dancing
August 11 – Love Actually

Summer Concert Series: Thursdays July 8 through August 26 from 6:30 to 8:30pm

Youth Performers from the Tualatin-Tigard School District will perform from 5:30 -6pm before every concert.

July 8: The Beatniks & Ian Stephens, James Fogerty and Derek Harris (Tigard High) – Guitar Jazz

July 15: Hit Explosion-B’Elanna Rhodehamel (Hazelbrook) and Parker Ediger (Twality)- African Marimba

July 22:  Cool-Ade- Euphony Brothers: Justin Lacey and Cole Sashkin (Tualatin High) – Singer/Guitar

July 29:  GruVbox- Shaelynn Dalton (Tigard High) – Singer/Guitar

August 5:  Keegan Smith and the Fam- Noah Hocker (Tigard High) and Andrew Olson (Tualtain High) – Jazz

August 12: Zuzo Blue- Rebecca McDade (Tualatin High) – Vocalist

August 19: The Retros- PDX Jazz: Kyle Monitor, Tristan Weitkamp (Tigard High) and Andrwe Olson and Hanna Dexter (Tualatin HIgh) – Jazz

August 28: Suprise Guest & Mhofu Marimba: (Deer Creek Alumni) – Marimba

7 Reasons to Host Your Next Group Meeting at The Grand Hotel at Bridgeport

Jun 24, 2010

It is a little known secret that The Grand Hotel at Bridgeport is one of the best options for Group Meetings and events in our area.   Our hotel is ideal for wedding parties, family functions, church, garden tour, wine tour, professional, convention and government groups.  Whatever your needs are, we have  over 2,150 square-feet of flexible meeting space to accommodate your event.

Here are 7 reasons why you should consider hosting your next event with us:

1. Exceptional Services and Amenities

Business, meeting and leisure travelers are frequently impressed with the level of service and amenities our hotel offers:

  • A luxurious indoor pool and Fitness center,
  • Our spacious and warm hotel lobby- ideal for meeting and socializing,
  • Free Covered Parking,
  • Free Wifi,
  • Free Breakfast Buffet.

2. Location Location Location

We are located across the street from the Bridgeport Village Shopping Center, the Pacific Northwest’s preeminent fashion and lifestyle shopping center. Endless shopping, dining and entertainment options are available for our guests.

We are also less than 30 minutes away from The Portland International Airport (PDX) and a 20 minutes or less to many of Portland, Oregon’s  top attractions.  We are located right off of I-5 and easy to find.  See our map for exact location.

3.  Our full-service, professionally trained staff:

We take a great deal of pride in our outstanding level of customer service.  At every turn, you’ll find uniformly friendly and professional service from our staff at every level.  From the front desk to catering to cleaning and hotel maintenance to management – we are here to serve you!

4.  Our Unique and Sustainable Approach to Banquets & Catering Services

Inspired by sustainable, local farms and ingredients, our on-site catering team brings the Northwest’s freshest seasonal offerings to the table. Select items from our extensive menu or work with our staff to create a customized meal that you and your guests are sure to remember.

4.  Guests Will Be Impressed and Comfortable with their Accommodations

The warm, inviting interior will let your guests know they are staying at a  distinctively different luxury facility.   Each of our over-sized rooms and suites comes standard with leather furniture in the living room area, a working desk and ergonomic office chair, complimentary high-speed Internet access (either hard-wired or wifi), refrigerator, microwave, coffee station complete with organic NW coffee and local teas and a double-sized bathroom complete with a separate shower and tub.

5.  Our New Technology Equipment and Outstanding Staff to Assist with all Needs

The Grand Hotel can provide:
• LCD Projectors
• Screens
• Plasma Television
• Wireless Microphones and House Sound
• DVD/VCR Players
• Flip Charts and Whiteboards
• Speakerphones

6.  Flexible and Impressive Meeting Spaces:

Here is a description of the meeting rooms we have available- click on the link to each room for additional  information:

Bridgeport Room
The Bridgeport Room offers 1,750 square feet of flexible meeting space, perfect for your next special event. In the summer months, open the French doors for access to almost 600 additional square feet on our stone patio.

Breakfast Room
Available in the afternoon and evening, our Breakfast Room is perfect for casual luncheons, dinners and social events. The Breakfast Room features 1,650 square feet of meeting space on an as-is basis.

Board Room
At 415 square feet, our Executive Board Room is ideal for board meetings, breakout sessions and workshops. Located past our lobby on the first floor, the Board Room offers natural lighting and plenty of privacy.

7.  We are a “Green Hotel”

Our company engages in sustainable practices in everyday operations, and strives to do business with other companies who share dedication to “green” business practices.  A few of our green operational practices include:

  • Use 100% recycled paper for all printed material
  • Utilize Earth friendly cleaning solutions
  • Installation of earth friendly drainage systems
  • Energy Star appliances used throughout the hotel
  • Sleeping room towel and linen program
  • Recycling in all guest rooms as well as public areas
  • Use of compact fluorescent light bulb throughout the hotel

Please contact our Special Events Coordinator for more information.  Call us at 503-968-5757 or toll free at 866-968-5757 and ask for “Special Events”….


2010 Festival of Balloons in Tigard, Oregon is More Than Just Balloons!

Jun 16, 2010

Don’t Miss the 2010 Tigard Festival of Balloons: June 25, 26, 27

If you are staying with us weekend of June 25-27, you are in for a special treat!  Make sure you save some time to check out the Tigard Festival of Balloons in Cook Park happening all weekend.  There will be hot air balloons and so much more. 

Plan to arrive VERY EARLY in the a.m. to Cook Park to experience the spectacular hot air balloons as they launch. Balloons launch from the field on Friday, Saturday and Sunday mornings. Ascensions are between 5:45 AM – 6:15 AM.  After that, a few balloons will be tethering until approximately 8:00 AM each day (weather and winds permitting).

Other events include:  Pacific NW BBQ Association Cook-Off, Festival of Cars (Sunday); Northwest Natural Night Glow on Friday & Saturday nights; the Rogue Beer Garden, live music on the Comcast Stage; Funtastic carnival fun center, magicians, cotton candy, and a whole lot more! Be sure to visit their site to see full details. 

Did you know that the Festival of Balloons is a non-profit organization raising funds for many non-profit groups in Tigard while providing a premier family event for the entire community? You can buy a 3 day-weekend pass at the gate for $7 OR you can purchase in advance a 3 day-weekend pass for $5 online at www.tigardballoon.org. This ticket is good for unlimited access to the Festival for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Kids 6 and under are free. Festival parking is available on the Tigard High School field for $5 . 

Driving directions to Cook Park from The Grand Hotel in Bridgeport (via Google Maps)
2.2 mi – about 7 mins

1. Head north on SW Hazelfern Rd 102 ft
2. Turn right to stay on SW Hazelfern Rd 167 ft
3. Turn left at Lower Boones Ferry Rd 0.1 mi
4. Continue onto SW 72nd Ave 0.2 mi
5. Turn left at SW Durham Rd 1.3 mi
6. Turn left at SW 92nd Ave 0.5 mi

Events for the Whole Family at Bridgeport Village all Summer

Jun 08, 2010

Bridgeport Village is a shopping, dining and entertainment paradise (and it just happens to be steps away from our hotel!).  The center has put together a number of events that are perfect for the whole family all summer long that include outdoor concerts, a free family film festival, and Camp Bridgeport!   The center has a safe and welcoming atmosphere with a fun playground for children of all ages to enjoy.   Be sure to visit their www.Bridgeport-Village.com for the most current list of events and promotions!

Camp Bridgeport

Join Radio Disney AM1640 and Bridgeport Village for dancing, games and awesome prizes! Located in Center Court.
Wednesdays July 7 through August 25, from 10:30am to 12:30pm.

Free Family Film Festival

Your little ones will love a morning out at the movies every every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday through August 25 from 10 – 11:30am at Regal Cinemas.    Parents will love the price: FREE!  See the Schedule for a list of movies.

Summer Concert Series

July 8 through August 26 from 6:30 to 8:30pm. Youth Performers from the Tualatin-Tigard School District will perform from 5:30 -6pm before every concert.

July 8 The Beatniks
Ian Stephens, James Fogerty and Derek Harris (Tigard High) – Guitar Jazz

July 15 Hit Explosion
B’Elanna Rhodehamel (Hazelbrook) and Parker Ediger (Twality)- Marimba

July 22 Cool-Ade
Euphony Brothers: Justin Lacey and Cole Sashkin (Tualatin High) – Singer/Guitar

July 29 GruVbox
Shaelynn Dalton (Tigard High) – Singer/Guitar

August 5 Keegan Smith and the Fam
Noah Hocker (Tigard High) – Jazz

August 12 Zuzo Blue
Rebecca McDale (Tualatin High) – Vocalist

August 19 The Retros
PDX Jazz: Kyle Monitor, Tristan Weitkamp (Tigard High) and Andrwe Olson and Hanna Dexter (Tualatin HIgh) – Jazz

August 26 Surprise Guest
Kudu Kids Marimba: (Deer Creek Alumni) – Marimba

Reserve Now!

Please call us toll-free at:
866-968-5757 or use the form below to reserve now!