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Pendleton Convention Center
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For over thirty years, the Pendleton Convention Center (PCC) has been at the center of whatever is happening in Northeast Oregon. 

Major events of every kind are held here each month - many of them making good use of the versatile options that the Convention Center offers.  The Main Hall, surrounding breakout rooms, and Happy Canyon Lounge can all be re-imagined to accommodate just about anything.

With a history of hosting diverse events such as trade shows, technical conferences, gala fundraising dinners, community fairs, sports tourneys and music concerts, the PCC events team has the skills, experience and creativity to help make every event a success. 

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Pat Beard, General Manager

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PCC's "Our team is your team." customer service also extends into the community.

With many lodging, dining and entertainment options available year-round, Pendleton is a memorable place to visit, popular with event attendees from every walk of life. 

Pendleton's great local dining, charming historical shopping district, and unique cultural experiences bring visitors back with a smile year after year. 

International Agri-tech leaders conference in Pendleton 

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PCC's Multiple Venues and Event Spaces

​The Pendleton Convention Center features over 40,000 square feet of meeting and event space.  There are nine breakout rooms with high speed internet and state of the art AV technology.

The Pendleton Convention Center

With the main hall seating up to 3,400 people in a theater-style plan and nine surrounding breakout rooms, the Pendleton Convention Center has got you covered... with plenty of indoor event space.


An attached outdoor arena (Happy Canyon) has 4,300 seats under cover and is available to PCC event customers through a special arrangement. 


The PCC main hall also features a western 

decorated bar and lounge area called the Happy Canyon Room which can be opened up to the main hall, or be used separately. 

Happy Canyon Arena is also accessible to the Main Hall and offers a unique indoor/outdoor space appropriate for large events. 

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PCC can accommodate nearly any size event.

There are over 500 onsite parking spaces and ample RV parking with electrical service.  An adjacent 3-acre grass tent-camping area is also available for event producers to use. 


The Pendleton Round-Up Stadium and grounds are conveniently next to the Convention Center.


The stadium's 16,000 covered seats, massive green grass field, and unique function rooms are available for rent to PCC event customers at select times of the year. 

Technical conferences and training seminars

The Vert Auditorium
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The VERT Auditorium in downtown Pendleton

PCC also operates the Vert, a unique and beautiful landmark located next to City Hall.

The Vert boasts an 800-seat auditorium with a full stage, green room, and balcony seating.


In addition to the main performance theater, there are more intimate event spaces and a small kitchen in the lower level of this historic venue. 

All of these spaces are available for rent - contact the PCC event staff for more information and a walk-thru!

In-House Culinary Services
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Missy Fairbank and the PCC catering team. 

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A sure crowd-pleaser is Pendleton Catering's famous Mac & Cheese Party Bar.  PCC event guests love 

the tasty informality of America's favorite cheesy side dish. 


Missy's culinary crew brings the humble mac into the spotlight with tasty party bar toppings such as bacon, smoked kielbasa, smoked pulled pork, steamed broccoli, and green peas, sliced jalapenos, sautéed mushrooms diced green onions, and gourmet cheeses.


You can see menus and pricing options when you click the "Catering Order" button.

PCC's partner caterer, the Pendleton Catering Company, has been putting smiles on customers' faces for quite some time.

Gracefully led by company owner Missy Fairbank, the chefs, cooks, and servers at Pendleton Catering take great pride in serving the freshest local fare and traditional favorites.

Not only geniuses in the kitchen - Missy and Company can also bring your tables to life with attractive centerpieces and decor.

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Pendleton Catering's  popular "Mac n Cheese Party Bar"


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