Gatherings on the Ridge is a rustic wedding venue located in Eastman, Wisconsin. The original property, built in 1906, was purchased by Jay and Jeanne Aspenson and transformed into an elegant barn venue. The barn is central to the Tri-State area of Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. With its soft light, oak beams, and the unique barbed wire chandelier, Gatherings on the Ridge offers both authencity and charm.
Facilities and Capacity
The barn can host from 275 to 300 guests for seated dinners, with tables, linens, and 300 white padded wedding chair available for use. Inside, the venue offers modern restrooms, a bridal room, and a large kitchen conveniently located for caterers. With four radiant heaters hung from the ceiling, the barn can be used for wedding events even when the weather turns chilly. The venue also provides the option to rent Hypoint Loft, a house set in a quiet, relaxing country setting with Mississippi River views, just two miles from Gatherings on the Ridge. Hypoint Loft is owned by a business affiliate.
Gatherings on the Ridge can host ceremonies and receptions, as well as rehearsal dinners. Packages are available, which include venue, white or vintage china, and table flowers. The venue is licensed with the state of Wisconsin and has an in-house bar that provides house wine, specialty beer and wine, premium liquor, and signature drinks, along with bartenders. We would be happy to chat with you regarding your preference for caterer style and help make recommendataions. We also have developed relationships with fabulous florists, wedding coordinators, DJ's, Photographers, and bakers. Gatherings on the Ridge also offers the following services:
21 Reviews for Gatherings on the Ridge
Recommended by 98% of couples
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Stacie Hill · Married on 10/26/2019
Jeanne has transformed her barn into a beautiful wedding venue! She's kind, approachable, and always makes you feel at home.
My husband and I new we wanted to get married at Gatherings the moment we stepped inside. We booked our wedding date before getting engaged because that's how much we wanted to secure a spot... we were in love too!!!Sent on 01/04/2020
Gatherings on the Ridge's reply:Thank you Stacie and Andy! I feel privileged to have gotten to know both of you, and that Jay and I can call you our friends. I LOVE watching your beautiful family grow and blossom! Thank you again for choosing us to be part of your beginning.
Ashley · Married on 09/14/2019
Gatherings on the Ridge is such a beautiful venue! We hosted both our ceremony and our reception here and couldn't have been happier with it! Jeanne was extremely helpful throughout the planning process, and Ann did an amazing job bartending and coordinating the day of! We're so glad we chose Gatherings on the Ridge!Sent on 01/06/2020
Gatherings on the Ridge's reply:Thank you Ashley!
Brianna · Married on 08/16/2019
What an amazing experience
Jeanne is great to work with. She is kind, understanding, flexible, personable, and truly wants your day to be the best and will help you in so many ways to make sure your experience is memorable in the greatest way. Her venue is stunning- inside & out, and has so much character already before us brides bring in our own decorations. Everyone at my wedding had an amazing time, and complimented the beautiful area & scenery. The bartender was awesome and our day couldn’t have went any better. There’s truly not enough words to describe this beautiful venue, how wondering Jeanne and her staff is, and the laid back feeling you get here. 5+ stars.Sent on 12/27/2019
Gatherings on the Ridge's reply:Thank you so much Brianna for your kind review! I absolutely loved working with you, Taylor and your families. Please stop in again and please keep in touch.
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Stunningly beautiful wedding venue! Do not underestimate this barn tucked in southwest Wisconsin! This venue can be transformed into any style wedding and provides many services for a one-stop-shop wedding weekend. We have had the privilege of working with many brides at Gatherings on the Ridge and every single wedding was absolutely breathtaking! Jeanne works day after day to meet brides needs and expectations and to make sure your big day is absolutely perfect!