The expansive venue of Shady Lane Farm of New Gloucester, Maine offers rustic beauty for the perfect wedding day. Celebrate in a setting full of history and natural landscape while enjoying the various amenities provided by this venue. Whether you're looking for an indoor or outdoor ceremony location, beauty and vintage charm will surround you and your guests.
Facilities and Capacity
Shady Lane Farm sits on 60 acres of lawn, gardens and woods. Relax as you take a walk along one of the paths connecting this venue to other historic farms. Savor the serene beauty of the pond or lush gardens on the property. On the day of their wedding, couples can exchange vows within the gorgeous and rustic barn. The barn is heated and therefore available to host weddings from June through September. Dine and mingle underneath the gentle lighting strung throughout the barn. This warm lighting highlights the rustic wood architecture of the barn that was once a church. Or walk down the aisle and meet for a “first look” under the arbor in an outdoor ceremony overlooking a thick backdrop of trees, plants and flowers. The outdoor area provides enough space for a large tent. This venue can host up to 200 people.
As a help to their clients, Shady Lane Farm provides a list of preferred vendors for lodging, flowers, photography, wedding cakes, beverages, transportation, hairstyling, party rentals, portable restrooms, and recommendations for event planners and coordinators. Hosting a rehearsal dinner, ceremony or reception at this venue is accompanied by the following services:
This venue is over 200 years old and first established in the 19th century as the homestead for the leading apple expert of Maine. Heirloom apple trees surround the pasture area of this venue – a nod to this venue’s history.
Shady Lane Farm is part of the historical New Gloucester, Maine. The venue is 35 minutes from downtown Portland.
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Recommended by 99% of couples
Liz · Married on 08/20/2016
This barn is incredibly beautiful, it's what you imagine a barn wedding should be. The venue was fantastic and we worked with Black Tie Catering and Broadturn Farm to finish off the decor. It's a blank slate and the Barn Owner, Gina, is willing to accommodate your ideas of a dream wedding in Maine. What a time of our lives!Sent on 09/06/2016
Amy · Married on 07/30/2016
First off, anyone who visits can see that the SLF grounds and barn are gorgeous! In addition, we loved working with the owner Gina through the year before our wedding. She was very accommodating after booking with letting us stop by and poke around, talk through rehearsal dinner options and vendors, etc. And that continued the day after the wedding, with helping us get things cleaned up when we were off to our vacation and had more on our plate than we realized. Also, she clearly takes pride in keeping the flowers blooming & her grass green! It will show in your photos :)Sent on 08/15/2016
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