Friends Farm is a farm with a event barn in the greater Raleigh, North Carolina area that couples can use for their weddings. This wooded farm location includes a beautiful rustic barn in the forest with all the appeal of a lodge surrounded by grasses, gardens, and plenty of trees. Couples can find this private venue 25 minutes outside of Greensboro, North Carolina and about 90 minutes from the Raleigh-Durham International Airport.
Facilities and Capacity
Couples can invite up to 150 guests to celebrate their special occasion at Friends Farm. Upon these 15 acres couples will find numerous locations at which to host their wedding. A Wedding Gazebo decorated with flowing white fabric and twinkling lights. This square gazebo is slightly raised, giving guests the ability to see from any seat unimpeded. There is also an event barn for the couple’s wedding reception. This rustic space has wooden walls and a green roof, blending perfectly with the surrounding forest. An outside covered deck that wraps around the building is the perfect place for a cocktail hour or wedding reception overflow. Inside, large windows look out at the surrounding grounds.
Couples will find many fun and accommodating services for their wedding at this farm. Options such as a dove release and wagon ride for the wedding party set this venue apart from other outdoorsy or rustic wedding locations. There is also a firepit where guests can gather as the celebration winds down. All-inclusive package options make this a great choice for stressed or busy couples as well. Other services offered by Friends Farm include:
The chefs at this venue can create a delicious menu for a couple’s wedding day. Depending on the size of the wedding and the preferences of the couple, catering options for big day include:
Couples are invited to host their ceremony and reception as this venue, in addition to a rehearsal dinner. The farm also offers elopement packages for couples planning a private big day all to themselves. For any size celebration, the following event items are available for couples to choose:
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Melanie Hunter · Married on 09/28/2019
Sent on 10/04/2019
Friends Farm was everything I wanted in a wedding venue and more. Mary took the hassle out of planning a wedding and helped coordinate between all the important vendors. The all inclusive package includes food, photography, venue, decorations, linens, and dj. I loved having all this included so I didn’t have to look up separate vendors. The best part is every vendor was amazing. They provided exceptional service. Mary also listens to feedback from her customers! She is so sweet and is there to help answer any questions. I probably emailed her way too much but she was always so friendly and helpful. If you are looking for and all inclusive with great service look no longer. Friends farm is it! Now let’s talk about the venue, it is absolutely beautiful! You don’t need to have any decorations because this venue is already charming. It is southern, whimsical, and romantic. I also like that there is a pavilion with a roof in case it rains! There are twinkling lights that are so cute when the sun goes down. There is also a fire pit and you can have a s’mores station. Love love this place. I will recommend to all the brides!
Elizabeth Murphy · Married on 05/10/2019
Best wedding ever!
Friends Farm is such an amazing venue. It is a beautiful spot with so much to offer. We had a wedding there on Oct 5th for our daughter and every one one was so complimentary of EVERYTHING....The food was great, the music was great and Mary and her husband are the BEST..... Mary keeps everything running and handles everything so professionally. Also along with the wedding package the men got to go skeet shooting which was a GREAT hit with them all... Thank you Mary for a perfect day for Cheryl and Drew!!!!Sent on 10/08/2019
Friends Farm's reply:Thank you so much.. what a wonderful day it was! Such a great group of family and friends, you all make my job so enjoyable!
Nicole · Married on 11/03/2018
Best Venue Around!
We live on the NC coast and after researching venues for weeks we decided to check out Friends Farm. We toured the venue in December and even with no leaves on the trees the place was gorgeous! Our fall wedding was everything we wanted and more. Mary and her husband are amazing, the place is so clean and neatly kept. We went with the all inclusive package and I am so glad we did. The price was reasonable and they handled everything from decorating to clean up. The cake was one of the best tasting cakes I've ever had and the food was really good. Mary was always quick to respond to any questions we had and because of her and her husband our wedding day was smooth sailing. We would recommend this place 100 times over!Sent on 11/20/2018
Friends Farm's reply:Thank you so much for your kind words. We enjoyed hosting your special day! Wishing you nothing but the best❤️
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Friends Farm was an awesome venue. I have been at a LOT of barn venues...A LOT and these guys were definitely one of the best! The staff was so friendly and helpful, my bride actually had a flower mishap, and her bouquets were not delivered. The staff went out of their way to provide some last minute silk flowers for the entire wedding party! The grounds were also beautiful, very picturesque and made finding the perfect spots for photos very easy!
Mary Lynn and Pat are the owners of this fantastic wedding venue located in Belews Creek North Carolina just outside of Kernersville. They have truly established a world-class wedding venue that provides opportunities and scenery like no other. The second you step foot on to this fantastic property, you are amazed at how beautiful and personable they have truly made their venue. The brand new reception barn can easily seat many of your guests. The charm of the cabin along with the recently added gentleman a quarters, really add to the ease and excitement of your wedding day. We cannot forget their signature dove release. We have been blessed to be a part of Friends Farm and feel like every person that has had the opportunity to work with Mary Lynn and PAT walk away from their special day feeling overjoyed and thankful that they chose such an amazing wedding venue!