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19 Rustic Barn Wedding Venues We Love in the United States

Jul 18, 2018
By Wedding Spot

Known for intertwining a sense of rustic chic with affordability, it’s not surprising that farm and barn wedding venues have become so popular. Every state has its little slice of unique countryside dappled with scenic farms, allowing soon-to-be-wed couples to enjoy this unique setting anytime, anywhere.

Whether you hope to tie the knot among the endless plains of the Midwest or nestled amidst the peaks and valleys of the coast, any soon-to-be-wed couple can discover a barn wedding venue option that suits their tastes and preferences. Consider kicking off your life of wedded bliss at one of our 19 favorite rustic barn wedding venues from across the country.

Peninsula Ranch and Lodge


Quinlan, TX

Peninsula Ranch and Lodge is a unique and beautiful venue that’s a little slice of paradise right outside of Dallas. Situated on 550 acres of natural beauty, this venue has plenty of room throughout the property to ensure your guests are comfortable from the moment they arrive. The wedding packages offered by the venue feature four elegant ceremony options, which include indoor and outdoor spaces, and are designed to be fully customized to suit your needs. Peninsula Ranch and Lodge offers plenty of amenities that are sure to make your wedding weekend perfect. For example, the massive 8-bedroom lodge can provide overnight accommodations for over 20 people. After the wedding is over, you can take advantage of the trails along the seven miles of Lake Tawakoni located on the property, and the many outdoor activities hosted by the venue. If you love wide open spaces and the great outdoors with a touch of elegance, Peninsula Ranch and Lodge is perfect for you.

Wedding Spot research concluded Rustic Barn Wedding Venues are the most popular style in 2020.

Mountain House Estate


Cloverdale, CA
Nestled in California wine country, Mountain House Estate offers a versatile and singularly chic setting for tying the knot. Originally designed as a wedding venue, you can ensure that you and your beloved will have a beautiful day on a gorgeous property that is exclusively for your enjoyment. Imagine sharing your first kiss as spouses on a vibrant green lawn overlooking a picturesque private pond, saying “I do” beneath the shade of a grand oak on a terrace lined in vintage-style wrought iron fencing, or exchanging your vows with a rustic barn of reclaimed wood as your backdrop. Celebrate your union in a unique bar area complete with elegant arched wood ceiling that recalls the inside of a wine barrel. Allow the festivities to spill out on to an expansive landscaped terrace overlooking the scenic property, or celebrate your union over the course of multiple days by staying overnight for the rehearsal dinner or estate.

Historic Rosemont


Berryville, VA 

The Historic Rosemont Manor was designed to deliver the fairytale wedding you’ve been dreaming of. This stately Virginia mansion is only an hour outside of Washington, D.C, and can accommodate wedding parties of all sizes, from elopements to parties of up to 400 guests. The Rosemont has a variety of historic and beautiful structures that are perfect for both ceremonies and receptions. One of the spaces, a gorgeously-renovated Amish-built barn, features charming rustic elements like a Virginia bluestone fireplace, a garden terrace, and crystal chandeliers that photograph beautifully. With over 60 acres, the Historic Rosemont Manor has countless natural spaces that can accommodate outdoor ceremonies, including a variety of manicured lawns, antique gazebos, and fields featuring nationally-prized trees. If you’re a bride who loves elegance and glamor, you’ll love the Historic Rosemont Manor.

Bellavista Country Estate


Old Chatham, NY

Bellavista Country Estate is a beautiful wedding venue located in the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains in picturesque Old Chatham, New York. The property is situated on 60 acres of land near the Hudson River and the Old Chatham Hunt Club trails and is brimming with historic elegance and Georgian charm. Bellavista Country Estate features beautiful scenery, renovated spaces, and personalized service that will your wedding day truly magical. Once you step foot on the property, you’ll be swept off your feet by Bellavista’s manicured lawns, rustic barns and scenic vistas. Upon seeing the open-air patios and the beautiful natural surroundings of the property, you won’t be able to stop yourself from imagining how perfect your wedding day would be there. With Bellavista, your wedding day dreams will come true.

Riverdale Manor


Lancaster, PA

Riverdale Manor is a fully restored, 19th-century farmhouse property situated on a six-acre, riverfront property. This award-winning venue is the perfect mix of modern and rustic styles and features a fully-renovated accessible barn and ballroom that can accommodate up to 200 guests. Riverdale Manor has several picturesque ceremony locations, including a sweeping lawn under an ancient sycamore, a rustic 18th-century mill, groomed gardens, and a charming cedar pavilion. Additionally, the adjoining outdoor terraces and enclosed pavilion with breathtaking views of the Conestoga River vistas can be used throughout the year to create an ideal backdrop for your nuptials. Riverdale Manor strives to set itself apart by offering an onsite wedding coordinator that will show you how versatile the property can be while also providing ongoing support in order to bring your dream wedding to life. With Riverdale Manor, your wedding is guaranteed to be personal, unique, and simply gorgeous.

Howe Farms


Georgetown, TN
Tucked away in the south’s rolling hills, Howe Farms exudes a singular sense of seclusion despite being located only minutes away from Chattanooga. This expansive property offers a sense of peace and tranquility that few venues can provide, thanks in no small part to the stunning seven-acre lake situated at the farm’s entrance. The dual-purpose barn -- perfect for hosting both your ceremony and reception -- is undeniably large with its sky-high ceilings, expansive windows, and mezzanine. However, the unique still manages to retain its quaint country feel thanks to its intricate wooden beams, wood interior, and vintage-style finishes. This unique building also offers comfortable suites for the bride and groom to prepare for their big moment. Perfectly intertwining classic country comfort with grandiosity, Howe Farms is an ideal pick for guests hoping to channel a little Southern hospitality on their big day.

The Barn at Wesleyan Hills


Middletown, CT

Located minutes from Hartford, Connecticut, The Barn at Wesleyan Hills is a rustic paradise that is steeped in elegance. The barn on the property features dark wood floors and wall paneling that is the perfect blank canvas to help express your rustic and elegant wedding vision. Even though the barn is filled with old-world charm, it has been updated with modern touches such as full heating and air-conditioning, and gorgeous lighting that brings the barn to life. Around the property, you’ll find romantic natural backdrops, such as manicured greenery, ponds and large trees, that photograph beautifully. Your guests will love the venue the second they step onto the magical grounds and they will rave about the farm to table meal, signature cocktails and romantic atmosphere for years to come. All-in-all the Barn at Wesleyan Hills is a magical place to host a sophisticated indoor and outdoor wedding ceremony and reception. With the Barn at Wesleyan Hills, your dream of a rustic and sophisticated wedding will come true. 

Copain Wines


Healdsburg, CA
Perched on a scenic hillside just above the stunning Russian River Valley, Copain Winery’s views truly can’t be beat. Boasting unforgettable vistas of nearby vineyards, rolling hills, and coastal mountains in every direction, it’s easy to see why this property is ideal for saying “I do.” Imagine exchanging your vows beneath a dignified oak tree at The Hill Top, a romantic spot secluded from the rest of the property. The nearby overlook is ideal for enjoying cocktail hour or hosting a more intimate ceremony with unforgettable valley views. Delight in a delectable diner in the tasting room, which boasts a singular combination of industrial and rustic touches such as wood barn doors, dark-planked ceilings, white finishes, and polished concrete floors. If you have been searching for an idyllic setting that spotlights the surrounding landscape, then Copain Winery will be a great match for you and your beloved.

Zenith Vineyard


Salem, OR
Nestled amidst the bucolic hills of Oregon’s wine country, Zenith Vineyard offers a luxurious yet timelessly elegant experience that only a vineyard could provide. Primp and pamper in the luxurious bridal suite before taking your walk down the aisle at the vineyard’s edge, acres of grape wines expanding behind you to meet the hills beyond as you exchange your sacred vows beneath an elegant wrought iron gazebo. Sip on the finest wines and champagne on the expansive patio, drinking in views of the secluded property as you mingle with your guests. The spectacular ballroom is sure to impress with its 20-foot ceilings and first class finishes, including a beautiful iron chandelier, rustic fireplace, and expansive glass doors that open out to the views beyond. Zenith Vineyard is perfect for the couple hoping to channel a french country feel in the countryside of Oregon.

Evins Mill


Smithville, TN

Evins Mill is a warm and welcoming venue and resort that is perfect for the couple who wanted their wedding to be a combination of natural, rustic charm with elegant sophistication. Just an hour away from Nashville, TN, Evins Mill provides all of the amenities you’d see at a luxury destination in the intimate setting of a woodland resort. It’s located minutes from Center Hill Lake and is nestled among the forested bluffs and meandering streams of Tennessee's Highland Rim and Cumberland Plateau. These areas photograph beautifully and are ideal for outdoor ceremonies and receptions. The property also features richly-decorated gathering spaces and lush accommodations that are perfect for your entire family during your wedding weekend. 

Burns Bluff at High Falls


Albertville, AL 

Set in the beautiful Appalachian Mountains of Albertville, Alabama, Burns Bluff at High Falls is a beautiful venue with a lot to offer. Burns Bluff is filled with rustic charm and a rich history that can be seen all around the grounds. As soon as you drive up to the 66-acre wedding destination, you will be greeted by a towering stone and log lodge that is the perfect space for saying “I do”. On top of that, this venue features other indoor and outdoor spaces that celebrate the lush countryside and breathtaking landscape that will make your wedding one of a kind. The Burns Bluff Event Barn and the Lodge Lawn can accommodate up to 200 guests as you share vows that will last a lifetime and dance the night away under the fresh air and mountain views. After touring this gorgeous venue, you’ll definitely want to start your happily ever after at Burns Bluff at High Falls!

The Hughes Center


Hamilton, OH

The Hughes Center is a gorgeous venue that’s fit for events both big and small. This venue is filled with rustic charm but has all the right modern conveniences available to ensure that your special day goes as smoothly as possible. The Hughes Center can accommodate up to 1000 guests, but it’s also perfect for more intimate affairs. It’s an ideal rustic wedding venue to put your stamp on because it can be completely customized to fit into your vision. With every rental, tables and chairs are included, and both the barn and any outdoor area can be transformed into your ceremony space. The Hughes Center is truly a blank canvas where you and your spouse can use to begin your life of wedded bliss, so don’t hesitate to inquire about this venue!

Waterfall Lodge & Retreat


Ben Lomond, CA

If you’re looking for the perfect rustic venue, complete with a picturesque barn, Waterfall Lodge and Retreat is all of that and more. Waterfall Lodge is a breathtaking mix of historic beauty and rustic charm fit for any wedding. This venue is nestled among the lush redwood forests of the Santa Cruz mountains, offering privacy and 360-degree views of incredible natural wonders. Waterfall Lodge features a beautiful Grand Reception Hall built from 19-century reclaimed wood and has a maximum capacity of 179 guests. The hall is warmly lit by metal lanterns and ambient lighting, which will set a more intimate mood as the night progresses. Outside, in addition to the stately redwood trees, the Lodge has lush foliage and a gorgeous travertine stone patio that offers an enchanting backdrop for outdoor ceremonies and receptions. At Waterfall Lodge, you’ll have an unforgettable wedding celebration.

Ethereal Gardens


Escondido, CA

If you want your wedding to be held somewhere unique, do we have the place for you! Set in sunny Escondido, CA, Ethereal Gardens is a gorgeous venue fit for the couples who want rustic or bohemian nuptials. The property boasts 40 acres of edible gardens and is surrounded by old-growth orchards and over 100 acres of organic herb and vegetable farms. It really is like stepping into a fairytale! This venue features amazing scenery that is perfect for saying, “I do,” like the orchard barn, starlight lawns, open vine greenhouse, brick and timber chapel, the Ethereal Pergola, and so much more. Ethereal Gardens prides itself on its commitment to encourage their couples to think outside of the box, The friendly staff frequently works with outside vendors, such as florists, photographers, and food trucks, to ensure that your dream wedding becomes a reality. Once you take a tour, physically or virtually, of Ethereal Gardens, you’ll instantly fall in love.

Red Mountain Ranch Country Club


Mesa, AZ

Offering a uniquely Southwestern ambiance, Red Mountain Ranch Country Club is a premier venue located in gorgeous Mesa, AZ. This venue features three outdoor ceremony locations, two private reception rooms and a spacious outdoor patio that are available all year that are perfect for saying “I do.” Additionally, the venue has gorgeous mountain views, vibrant sunsets, and panoramic city lights that are unmatched anywhere else in the surrounding area. Red Mountain Ranch Country Club also features many in-house amenities designed specifically to make your wedding planning a breeze, including a wedding coordinator, a DJ, a wedding photographer, floral packages and more. The professional staff at Red Mountain Ranch Country Club is also available to fulfill any request so they can guarantee that you have the wedding of your dreams

Bear Brook Valley


Fredon, NJ

Nestled in the heart of Sussex County surrounded by rolling hills, Bear Brook Valley is a private wedding venue that is truly a hidden gem. It’s a dreamy, laid-back wedding venue that is surrounded by rolling hills and gorgeous natural landscapes. Bear Brook Valley offers beautiful scenery, such as a heart-shaped pond, trickling waterfalls, a picturesque pergola, and endless greenery. The venue itself offers amenities such as on-site planning and catering and all-inclusive, customizable wedding packages that allow you to create the wedding of your dreams. Whether you want a rustic-themed ceremony or nuptials that are filled with opulence, the Bear Brook Valley team can execute your vision seamlessly.

The Gardens at Heather Farm


Walnut Creek, CA

The Gardens at Heather Farm is a six-acre property that combines rustic charm with the conveniences and flexibility of a modern events center. Located in beautiful Walnut Creek, CA, just outside of San Francisco, The Gardens is the perfect space to host the outdoor wedding of your dreams. The gem of this gorgeous venue is the Cowden Rose Garden, which boasts thousands of expertly cared for flowers that are continuously in bloom throughout the spring, summer, and fall. In other parts of the venue, you’ll find spaces, such as the Meadow Lawn, the vine-cover gazebo, and the outdoor garden patio, that are ideal for pictures that will last a lifetime. And, if you can believe it, the indoor reception area is just as beautiful as the outdoor space. This light and airy space has large windows, high ceilings, and hardwood-style floors perfect for dancing. Additionally, the venue rental includes tables and chairs, a complimentary hour in the garden for an engagement photoshoot, free guest parking, and more. Basically, The Gardens at Heather Farm has it all.

Ridgeland Mansion


Philadelphia, PA

Ridgeland Mansion is a gorgeous, 18-century estate located in the heart of the Fairmont Park neighborhood of Philadelphia, PA. If only one word could describe this venue, it would be “romance”. Ridgeland Mansion was even featured on TLC’s “Four Weddings” and was described as, “the perfect space for a romantic wedding.” While the mansion itself cannot accommodate events, it acts as the perfect backdrop for outdoor or tented ceremonies and receptions. There is also a rustic barn on the property that is designed for my intimate soirees of up to 60 guests. Ridgeland Mansion has many beautiful areas on its five-acre estate that are perfect for engagement, bridal, and wedding photography, like the many pergola-dotted walkways and the tree-lined green spaces. Basically, as soon as you set foot onto the property, you’ll instantly fall in love with Ridgeland Mansion.

Taivas Farm


Glencoe, AL

Taivas Farm is a quaint, rustic venue that is dripping with Southern charm. This venue is nestled on a picturesque mountainside and is situated on 87 acres of private land, making it perfect for the country wedding of your dreams. Taivas Farm offers spectacular views and serene settings that are ideal for outdoor ceremonies. Whether you choose to exchange vows by the beautiful pong or under the vintage arbor, your ceremony will be unforgettable. The wood barn of the properties boasts high ceilings and can easily accommodate up to 200 guests. As the cherry on top, this venue offers several customizable wedding packages to choose from in order to make your wedding day perfect. With Taivas Farm, your rustic wedding day fairytale will come true.

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