The Top 10 Rustic & Barn Wedding Venues in Northern California

Find Your Rustic Wedding Wonderland

Discover the perfect setting for your dream rustic and barn wedding in beautiful Northern California. We have curated a list of the top 10 venues that embody charm, elegance, and natural beauty. From breathtaking barns nestled in picturesque landscapes to enchanting country estates, these venues will bring your fairy tale wedding to life.

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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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    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 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 breathtaking location for truly majestic I-do’s.
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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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    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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    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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    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.
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    Delta Party Barn

    Los Banos, Northern California
    Tie the knot at Delta Party Barn, a charming venue in Los Banos, California. This beautiful barn has everything you need for a rustic yet elegant wedding celebration.
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    Stemple Creek Ranch

    Tomales, Northern California
    Say “I do” at Stemple Creek Ranch, serenely tucked away in West Marin, five miles from the Pacific Coast and close to San Francisco. The land, which has been in the family for four generations, lends a country elegance to this northern California venue.
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    Heart S Ranch

    Cottonwood, Northern California
    Nestled among towering oak trees and green pastures sits the 40-acre Heart S Ranch of Cottonwood, California. This private, outdoor venue is a truly beautiful and unique setting for your special day. Exchange vows amidst oak trees and expansive rolling lawns, surrounded by your loved ones. Picturesque views of mountains provide a perfect backdrop for your romantic, outdoor ceremony.