The Isham Family Farm is a charming, historic, rustic wedding venue situated in Williston, Vermont. Family-owned and operated for 5 generations, this working farm is a rural oasis and the perfect place to celebrate your nuptials. Guests to the property will be awed by the natural beauty of their surroundings, the romantic event space, and the relaxing atmosphere. Many couples continue to visit the farm year-round to reminiscence on their special day, whether in the Summer to pick blueberries and visit the farmer's market, in the Fall to pick pumpkins and run through the corn maze, in the winter to cut down a Christmas tree and drink hot chocolate, or in the Spring to snag some pure Vermont Maple Syrup boiled at the sugarhouse. The farm wants to be more than just your wedding day; we want to be a forever accessible memory for years to come!
This family-owned working farm provides a beautiful natural setting for celebrations of all kinds. With sweeping mountain views, vibrant flowers, and various event spaces, no place is more romantic than the Isham Family Farm.
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This farm is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, first purchased in 1871 by the Isham family. Since then, this 108-acre destination has played host to memorable and beautiful wedding celebrations of all kinds. Couples can experience the majesty of the 3,000-square-foot barn, which is undoubtedly the standout feature of this venue. The English-style structure dates back to the late 1700s and has an open-plan layout, wooden siding, wagon wheel lights, and stunning wooden beams. All this works together to create a rustic feel that can easily be done up for parties. The barn can hold around 200 people comfortably inside, making it the ideal space for a grand gathering. For the ceremony earlier in the day, you can say your 'I dos' outside. Opt for a spot on the lush grass areas or upon the stone patio. Your guests will also delight in exploring the grounds and taking some once-in-a-lifetime pictures to commemorate the occasion.
When you book at the Isham Family Farm, we will do our best to make your wedding just as you envision. We can offer exclusive access to the property from Friday morning to Sunday afternoon, allowing you to host your rehearsal, ceremony, and reception on the property. Couples can also use of our handmade pine tables, chairs, and benches. Weddings are offered from the beginning of May to the end of October.
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We'd be remiss if we didn't mention a few of the things that make Isham special:
They only host one wedding a weekend, and make the farm available as a welcome/rehearsal dinner venue on Friday and for brunch on Sunday, all included in the rental cost.
They have a new getting-ready area for the bridal party, so we got to spend the entire day in the space, and even picnic outside in our matching bathrobes!
Isham is a hub for the local community: they host a weekly farmer's market, as well as community theater productions. When we first visited, they'd held a middle school cabaret in the barn the night before. They encourage couples who get married on the farm to come back and visit. Isham is a fantastic wedding venue, with everything they need to accomplish that, but it's also not just a wedding venue, and you feel the history and love of a family-owned, beautifully cared for property when you're there.
The ceremony site is on a gorgeous and secluded hill, with beautiful views and no noise pollution.
The dinner tables are beautifully handmade.
We truly can’t recommend Isham highly enough!
An authentic Vermont Wedding Venue
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Howdy! I'm Farmer Mike, the fifth generation owner of the Isham Family Farm. I was raised doing chores and milking cows on this farm, and my dad still sleeps in the same bedroom he was born in. My wife, Helen, and I take great joy in stewarding this land and helping others create some of the best memories of their lives here.
We are also endlessly excited to share this joy with my nephew, Jordan, and his wife, Alexis, who are joining the farm as the sixth generation owners.
We hope you enjoy the beauty of the nature and historic barn as much as we do, and we can't wait to meet you.
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