The River School Farm hosts weddings and reception events for up to 80 guests. Please contact us to set up an appointment to tour our grounds and learn more about hosting your wedding, reception or other special event here.
The Basic Wedding Package includes:
Use of property for one calendar day (beginning with deliveries, set-up, party, clean up etc)
Mapes Stage and amphitheater
Fire pits and burn barrels incl. fire wood
One refrigerator incl. freezer
Outdoor prep area
Outdoor sound equipment
40 metal folding chairs and 6 folding tables (6' x 2’6")
Our indoor studio can accommodate up to 60 seated people
The basic wedding package includes one full day rental of our designated facilities and grounds. River School Farm staff will be available during your wedding set up to answer any questions and/or help with additional equipment that you may have rented from us. Please note that the basic wedding package does not include staffing your event.
Greening your wedding
The River School Farm boasts a number of features that minimize resource use and showcase sustainable design. We encourage recycling materials, limiting waste, donating food scraps to our compost and chickens.
Our facilities integrate many green technologies including: Solar Photovoltaic Power Solar hot water, LED outdoor lighting, onsite composting recycling. If you are interested in greening you wedding further, we can help out in the following areas:
Food - Through our catering and local food connections we can help you find the right organic and local menus to meet your needs.
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Recommended by 100% of couples
Angelica · Married on 05/25/2019
Iris and her husband’s River School Farm was perfect for our wedding. They are kind, thoughtful, and accommodating. The flowers and greenery gave us the perfect feelings to our special day. We had about 80+ guests and it was intimate and cozy. Everyone had room to mingle. It is right by the Truckee river, which was wonderful to listen to. We rented the house accords the bridge as our Airbnb for my bridal party and family. It was perfect.Sent on 06/11/2019
River School Farm's reply:Thank you Angelica. We are happy you enjoyed our place and were able to rent the Airbnb across the river.
Liz · Married on 10/07/2017
River School Farm was our wedding venue on 10/7/2017 and we absolutely loved it. Tom and Iris were amazing to work with and allow you to set up the grounds however you want. They have an awesome dance floor area (we didn't rent a floor) with a bunch of party lights and they stock a firepit with wood right next to it. The grounds are huge with a bunch of space. RSF is right on the river and our pictures are perfect! River School Farm makes the venue portion of a wedding stressless. We cannot say enough great things. Definitely would recommend to anyone who wants an outdoor wedding.Sent on 10/10/2016
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If you are looking for a quaint and secluded one-of-a-kind spot for a wedding and reception . . . look no further. This is such a beautiful facility. Family-owned and perfect for your wedding day. I highly recommend River School Farm. You will absolutely love it.
This is a very unique wedding venue. Don't hesitate to go take a peak. My DJ's enjoy hosting at this venue. Tracy