Josias River Farm

171 Logging Road, Cape Neddick, ME 03902 Map · Phone number
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About Josias River Farm

Josias River Farm is an exceptional farm wedding venue located in Cape Neddick, Maine. This breathtaking 250-year-old farm offers couples and their loved ones over 20 acres of scenic apple orchards, pastures, and forests. Josias River Farm features a rustic 1850’s event barn surrounded by an array of stone walls, rail fences, and vibrant perennial beds.

Facilities and Capacity
Josias River Farm offers couples a variety of charming event spaces to host their sacred ceremony and special celebration of love. Couples are invited to conduct their wedding ceremony outdoors beneath a stunning arbor, surrounded by the serenity of their onsite pond. Couples also have the option to hold their wedding ceremony with up to 200 loved ones inside Josias River Farm’s event barn. This barn can also hold up to 110 seated guests for a reception dinner.

This venue’s premier event barn dates back to the 1850s and features a stone foundation and classic wooden paneling. Inside the barn, you’ll find traditional vaulted ceilings with elegant chandeliers suspended from decoratively lit wooden beam rafters. A loft area sits perched above the central dance floor - perfect as a designated area for additional reception dining tables and seating. A charming, rustic dry-bar is also situated in the event barn - perfect for cocktail hours and subsequent receptions.

Couples can also set up a reception tent on three acres of pristine, manicured lawn, surrounded by 17 acres of forest along the banks of the Josias River. Couples have access to a three-season porch, and a get-ready powder room.

Services Offered
Josias River Farm provides couples with a range of special services to help them achieve the wedding of their dreams. Some of their helpful, stress-reducing services include the following:

  • Event coordination assistance
  • Decorative lighting
  • Lawn games
  • A staffed parking lot for 50 cars
  • Various seating options
  • Lighting/sound
  • WiFi
  • Liability insurance

Location
Josias River Farm is located in Cape Neddick, Maine, less than one hour away from Portland, Maine. Portland International Jetport is located 45 minutes away by car. Josias River Farm is also located only one hour and fifteen minutes away from Boston, Massachusetts.



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Reception in the barn
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Reception table setup
Ceremony in the barn
Ceremony in the barn
Front of House
Front of House
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Eating cake
Cocktails on the lawn
Cocktails on the lawn
Summer tent
Summer tent
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Picnic tables in the barn
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Newly wed couple
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Goats
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Evening laugh
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Flower girl
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Hydrangeas in bloom
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Nitro picture
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Peonies in bloom
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Bridal party
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On the couch
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Kissing in the garden
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Susie's Dress
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Setup for Dinner in Barn
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Back of Barn
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Rings
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Fall Decorations
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Fall Table
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Tables in Loft
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Near the River
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8 Reviews for Josias River Farm

Recommended by 100% of couples


5.0 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 5.0

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  • Rachael

    Rachael Ciskowski · Getting married on 10/17/2020

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Perfect for our vision

    My fiance and I met with Laura this past weekend and toured the property. I instantly fell in love with this venue and couldn't imagine having our wedding anywhere else but we had another tour booked up the road for the next day. Laura knew that my fiance's mom would be joining us the next day and asked if we wanted to bring her by so she could see the venue as well. This was perfect since his mom will be a huge part in the planning process of our wedding!

    Our appointment at the other vendor took longer then planned and Laura kindly checked in with us and was very flexible for when we were showing up. Her and her husband are so sweet and we decided to book our wedding with Josiah's River Farm for 10/17/2020! We are looking forward to beginning our future together there and we are so thankful for their kindness and flexibility.

    Sent on 08/06/2019

    Josias River Farm's reply:

    Rachel,


    It was a pleasure to meet with you and Scott and Scott's mom. I could tell that this was the perfect venue for both of you and we look forward to hosting your wedding next fall.

    In the next year, we'll be working together to make sure your day is extra special! Call me or text me anytime you have a question and I'll be sure to get back to you as soon as I can.

    Thanks for the lovely review,

    Laura
  • Kayla

    Kayla · Married on 09/21/2019

    5.0
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      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Beautiful venue, amazing vendors

    This venue is one of the most beautiful places I have ever been to, and I'm not just biased ;) The barn is rustic, wonderful, and full of lights, the yard is spacious and full of beautiful trees and flowers (with LOTS of room for activities), and the goat pen was a huge hit amongst our friends. And the Tangerini's were a dream to work with. They were so helpful with recommending and directing vendors, with set up, where people should park, and with the clean up. Laura was also great when it came to planning out how the wedding should proceed and had awesome suggestions. What an amazing duo, they are two of the nicest people I have ever met and I am so thankful that they are the people that are behind this venue, the whole experience was beautiful beyond words.

    Photo credit: www.coleandkiera.com

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    Sent on 11/20/2019

    Josias River Farm's reply:

    Kayla,

    Thanks for the lovely review. It was such a pleasure working with you and your family. You had such a beautiful day and were surrounded by great friends, most of who came great distances to be with you on your special day.

    Please give your best to you Mom and Dad they were both great and work really hard to make your special day special.

    Please send me some photos when you get a chance.


    All the best,

    Laura
  • Toni

    Toni Dacampo · Married on 06/29/2019

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    A Stunning Rustic Wedding Venue!

    My husband and I were fortunate enough to have our wedding at Josias River Farm this past June 2019. It could not have been better! First off, the owners, Laura and Charlie, were incredible to work with. They truly cared about our vision for the day and were so easy-going along the way. They were always very responsive and did not mind us stopping in on various occasions to hash out certain details. One of the best parts of JRF is that we were were really able to make it our own to reflect us as a couple--something very important to us during our search.

    The property itself is beautiful (one of the many reasons we chose to be married here)! And the farm house was ideal for getting ready with my mother and bridesmaids prior to the ceremony. We cannot say enough about JRF and would highly recommend to anyone considering hosting an event here.

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    Sent on 07/18/2019

    Josias River Farm's reply:

    Thanks Toni and Mike! We over hosting your wedding and getting to meet your families and so many of your friends. It was fun to watch you create such a special day.

    Like many couples, you loved the property at first sight. It's a pretty magical place for many people.


    The best of luck to you both and we look for ward to seeing you when you make it back to the Seacoast.

    All the best,

    Laura

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Josias River Farm FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?
    $ 7950.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?
    $ 7950.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?
    $ 7950.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Bridal Suite
    Parking
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    3
  • Describe your venue:
    Barn
    Farm/Ranch
    Garden
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
    Covered Outdoor
    Uncovered Outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Ceremony
    Reception
    Bridal Shower
    Engagement Party
    Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer?
    Get Ready Rooms
    Liability Insurance
    Lighting / Sound
    Outside Vendors
    Pet Friendly
    Wifi
  • What event items are available?
    Lighting
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
  • What months are included in your peak season?
    May
    June
    July
    August
    September
    October

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  • 171 Logging Road Cape Neddick, ME, 03902 See on map
    508-667-7638 (Phone number)