Best Rustic & Barn wedding venues in Northern California

Our Curated List of the Top 10 Northern California Rustic & Barn Wedding Venues
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    Black Oak Mountain Vineyards
    Cool, Northern California
    Leave Ordinary behind. Situated in Cool, CA, we offer luxury weddings and other special occasions. The 150-acre private property is exclusively tailored to host a one-of-a-kind WEEKEND WEDDING Experience! The venue's staff are passionate about the beauty of Black Oak while also providing you with the comforts of modern luxuries.
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    Gardener Ranch
    Carmel Valley, Northern California
    Nestled along the pristine Carmel River banks, Gardener Ranch weaves an elegant, rustic atmosphere idyllic for outdoor weddings. The pale wooden fixtures and magical tree canopy produce a simple fairy-tale getaway, while the dependable sunshine and low humidity ensures a day to remember.
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    Nestldown
    Los Gatos, Northern California
    Nestled in the redwoods on acres of lush landscaped property, this exceptional retreat is located just minutes away from the heart of the Silicon Valley. Gorgeous views, rustic elegance, and unique amenities come together to provide a stunning environment that will always be remembered. Lush gardens, two large ponds, and waterfalls provide a stunning location for truly majestic I-do’s.
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    Stand Ready Ranch
    , Northern California
    **We still have some weekends available for your wedding in 2020! Inquire for more information.** Stand Ready Ranch welcomes brides and grooms with a taste for adventure; a love for the outdoors; and an all-around good time, unplugged. Situated east of Sacramento, near PiPi Valley and the El Dorado National Forest, the ranch is a tranquil and beautiful setting for an incredible celebration.
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    Carmel Valley Ranch
    Carmel Valley, Northern California
    Just 20 minutes from the Monterey Peninsula, Carmel Valley Ranch was previously a charming 1879 farm house. This vintage ranch is situated on nearly 500 acres and adjacent to Garland Ranch Regional Park. Imagine your ceremony nestled in a pinot noir vineyard, surrounded by an oak grove and lavender fields.
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    Switzer Farm
    Westport, Northern California
    Host an absolutely dreamy wedding at Switzer Farm, situated on 22 acres of peaceful oceanfront property with sweeping, breathtaking views. Cloistered by forests to the east and the wild ocean and vast headlands to the west, a wedding ceremony out on the meadow would be completely spectacular.
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    Rush Creek Lodge
    Groveland, Northern California
    If you love nature and a little adventure, then consider Yosemite National Park as a one stop shop and the Rush Creek Lodge as the romantic getaway. The Lodge is a superbly designed property built in 2016 with a contemporary and upscale flair that has been inspired by the breathtaking expanse of nature that surrounds it.
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    Waterfall Lodge & Retreat
    Ben Lomond, Northern California
    A laid-back, luxury retreat & event destination in the Santa Cruz Redwoods. The Waterfall Lodge & Retreat is peaceful and private, nestled in the lush redwood forest of the Santa Cruz mountains. We are located 20 minutes from the beaches of Santa Cruz, California and are about a half hour from San Jose.
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    Evergreen Lodge
    Groveland, Northern California
    Described by Frommer’s Guide as “The Classic Yosemite Experience,” the Evergreen Lodge is an idyllic hideaway for couples seeking a fun, nature-oriented wedding in a warm and relaxed mountain setting.
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    The Ranch at Little Hills
    San Ramon, Northern California
    Tucked in the scenic rolling hills of Las Trampas Regional Wilderness in San Ramon, California, The Ranch at Little Hills boasts a decidedly charming feel that is perfect for an intimate outdoor wedding. When your guests arrive, allow them to take a short stroll on a gently winding trail, enjoying the fresh scent of the bark and soil.