Rugged Horizon Events and Weddings is a barn venue located in St. Ignatius, Montana, 35 minutes north of Missoula and 35 minutes south of Polson. If you envision exchanging your vows and celebrating this new adventure in your life with rolling meadows and breathtaking mountains as your backdrop, the Rugged Horizon Barn provides the scenic views you’re looking for. If you’re outdoorsy or adventurous and looking to explore Montana further after your celebration, this venue offers the perfect location for doing so with its close proximity to the National Bison Range, Mission Falls, Flathead Lake and Glacier National Park.
Facilities and Capacity
With Rugged Horizon Events and Weddings, you can enjoy a rustic barn wedding at any time of year. You can have your ceremony with a scenic backdrop in the hay meadow or front lawn before heading to the barn for your reception. In addition to heated floors, the barn features tables and chairs, restrooms, prep space for caterers, French doors, garden patios, WiFi coverage and adequate space for dancing and celebrating. The venue has a maximum capacity of 170 guests.
Regardless of the wedding package you select, you will have access to the barn, the meadow and parking. You can use the upstairs Loft to get ready. The following services are also offered:
Upstairs you’ll find a loft apartment, which can be used as a place to get ready and as a place to stay. This apartment features a king-size bed, kitchen, clawfoot tub and shower, living room and dining area and two balconies where you can enjoy the amazing views. If you grab some binoculars, you might even see a herd of bison. If you’re in the mood to read, the master bedroom’s bookshelf features some Montana reads. In addition to the master bedroom, there is a leather couch that can fold out into a queen bed for two additional people, meaning the apartment can accommodate four. The apartment is rustic in style and the bathroom is spacious and luxurious, allowing you to relax and pamper yourself.
3 Reviews for Rugged Horizon
Recommended by 97% of couples
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Lynzi Bruders · Getting married on 12/05/2020
Get Married Here! You won't regret it.
Rugged Horizon is an AMAZING venue for so many reasons including location, price, amenities, etc., but I have to address the hosts. Jack and Havila made our choice of venue worth every penny. These two will stop at nothing to make your day particularly special. Our wedding took place at the end of May 2019 and in true MT fashion, the weather was spotty. We really wanted an outdoor ceremony with the reception taking place inside the barn. Jack and Havila ensured us that they would set up for an outdoor ceremony and would be willing to make the change to an indoor ceremony within an hour of the ceremony start time if the weather turned. Thankfully, the weather held up beautifully. Since the meadow location for the outdoor ceremony is a bit of a walk from the barn and parking area, Jack provides a ride on a golf cart to any wedding guests who cannot or choose not to make the walk to and from the meadow. Additionally, a few of our family members are gluten-free, but a gluten-free meal was not provided at our wedding (we served pizza). Instead, we bought a gluten-free pizza for the few family members who needed it and Havila prepared it just before the ceremony so that it was ready in time for the reception. Both Jack and Havila worked diligently throughout our day and leading up to it to ensure that everything went off without a hitch. Even after the wedding, Jack and Havila continued to bless us by sending us a thank you for choosing their venue and sending a Christmas card and thoughtful gift (a Christmas ornament commemorating our day at their beautiful venue). They went above and beyond any expectations I could have had as our venue hosts, and I would recommend Rugged Horizon to any bride, any day.Sent on 10/16/2020
Torie · Married on 09/23/2017
There is not enough time to explain how amazing Rugged Horizon is. Not only is the venue breathtaking, but Jack and Havila are gracious and accommodating hosts who honestly just want the bride and groom to have the day/night of their dreams. Every question we had, phone calls, emails, etc., they answered promptly and were ready with alternative ideas if needed. If you are looking for a loving couple who really appreciates and wants the best for you and your SO, you've found the right place. The barn is beautiful; so beautiful you hardly need decorations, the bathrooms have two large stalls so your guests won't have to waste time in lines, there are fire pits outside for a true Montana wedding, the loft upstairs provides views of the mountains and offers a great place to escape the mayhem for a moment or two, and the views literally take your breath away. We shuttled our guests in from Missoula and we heard from numerous guests that the views were something outside of a magazine and felt we were in Switzerland. It's THAT amazing. We feel blessed to have had the opportunity to marry each other in such a beautiful place. Starting off this marriage thing right!Sent on 10/09/2017
Kayla · Married on 09/29/2018
Very reasonable in prices. And they are really understanding and willing to work with you.Sent on 01/30/2018
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