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About Shady Wagon Farm

Your Perfect Wedding Destination

Located in New Hill, North Carolina, Shady Wagon Farm is a rustic waterfront barn wedding venue that serves the greater Raleigh region. Their barn, pond and pavilion offers elegant country charm for an “out of the way” serene outdoorsy celebration. For the couple that adores natural elements and picturesque backdrops, Shady Wagon Farm is a dream come true.

Facilities and Capacity
A road through fields and woods will lead you to this quaint ranch wedding venue. Couples can host up to 200 guests and choose from three spaces for indoor and outdoor celebrations. The Barn features a stunning chandelier, white bunting and fairy lights. The attached pavilion is embellished with string lights and surrounded by white curtains. Ceremonies can be held by the magical one-acre pond or shaded lawn outside the rustic barn.

Services Offered
From tree slices to lighting, Shady Wagon Farm offers a range of wedding-related items. Couples may also select from the following services:

  • Setup
  • Cleanup
  • Event planning
  • Event rentals
  • Pre-approved catering list
  • Pre-approved wedding planner list

Other Facilities
On the big day, guests can enjoy on-site lighted parking and shuttle service to and from the ceremony. The wedding party is welcome to use the Primping Parlor and Grooming Station. Shady Wagon Farm even has an old country store on the premises.

Other Services
The barn wedding venue is happy to host your rehearsal dinner, ceremony and reception. They can also provide a variety of wedding-related decor items, including:

  • Altars and arches
  • Chairs
  • Dance floor
  • Decor
  • Drapery
  • Lighting
  • Photo booth
  • Table

In 2005, Doug and Cindy Carroll bought the property on Pea Ridge Road. The lot was once heavily wooded, but the couple cleaned it up and created a one-acre pond. They started sharing their property for weddings and other events in 2006.

Shady Wagon Farm is right off of Claude E. Pope Memorial Highway and 30 minutes from Raleigh-Durham International Airport. It is 12 minutes from Crosswinds Campground and 12 minutes from Harris Lake County Park.

Categories: Wedding Venue, Rehearsal Dinner

Regions serviced: Raleigh

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46 Reviews for Shady Wagon Farm

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Shady Wagon provided an amazing backdrop for our daughter’s wedding! Everyone had an amazing time and the staff handled ALL the details seamlessly and professionally. We could not be happier with this venue.

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Profile Picture Ruth , 4/21/18, 2 Reviews
Category: Ceremony & Reception Venue, Event Rentals & Photobooths, Rehearsal Dinner Location

We got married on September 10th 2017, and it was absolutely perfect. Cindy the owner of Shady Wagon farm was extremely personable when we met her a year ago. She had a complete package of information, pricing and items that came with the wedding, when we arrived for our tour. After leaving the tour, she was very easy to get in contact with via email.

Our wedding coordinator, Monica West, was amazing! We met at a location that was easier for us, and went over our ideas and plans for the wedding. She gave us suggestions, but never pushed us to do something. She was always calm and made sure that we were doing okay before and during the wedding. For example, we bought candles to float on top of water, and they were too small. So she ran out and got the larger candles without any problem.

During the pictures of the wedding, she had the golf cart ready, to take us to locations that the photographer thought would be great pictures. She made sure that we had what we needed during the wedding, as well as our guests.

The day after the wedding, we went to pick up our belongings, and everything was neatly put together.

This venue is absolutely perfect. Everyone of our guests had great things to say about the property. The landscaping was absolutely beautiful, they take great care of the pond and the animals that live there as well. This place is a family run business. They take great pride in what they do, and they work together perfectly.

I would not change anything about our day at all. Thank you so much for making our day perfect

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Profile Picture Cassandra, 9/10/17, 2 Reviews
Category: Ceremony & Reception Venue, Wedding Planning
Services Used: Bridal Suite, Clean Up, Event Planning, Event Rentals, Set Up, Covered Outdoor, Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Altar/Arches, Chairs, Dance Floor, Decor, Drapery, Lighting, Photobooth, Tables

Shady Wagon Farm Pricing

Ceremony Site Fee
Peak Season
Starting from $5100.00
Off-Peak Season
Starting from $5100.00
Reception Site Fee
Peak Season
Starting from $4100.00
Off-Peak Season
Starting from $4100.00
Site Fees Include:
Bridal Suite
Event Planning
Wedding Catering Avg. Price Per Person
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Shady Wagon Farm FAQ

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Barn, Farm/Ranch, Waterfront
Outdoorsy, Private, Rustic/Country
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Bridal Shower
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Private Room
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Clean Up
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All Inclusive Packages
In-House Bar
In-House Catering
Liability Insurance
Outside Vendors
Pet Friendly
Preferred Vendors Only
Wireless Internet
Dance Floor
Aisle Markers
Aisle Runners
Audio Equipment
Chair Covers
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Professional Network & Endorsements

We've had a chance to work with several venues and by far Shady Wagon has the total package. Their staff is very professional and experienced. Their venue is clean, well kept and has mature vegetation. The property is versatile and can offer a bride several different options when planning her special day. One of our favorite features is that this venue has the best of both worlds - a place for inside and outdoor entertaining. If I was looking to get married in the Raleigh area, they would be my top choice!

Just beyond the hustle and bustle, Shady Wagon Farm is a peaceful, beautiful place. Add to that setting a staff of incredibly kind, professional people and you have an amazing venue. It's a pleasure to know and work with Shady Wagon!

This is an absolutely beautiful place to have a wedding ceremony and reception! The lake with the barn in the background is so picturesque! We always have a wonderful event here.

We designed a wedding at Shady Wagon Farm this past November and it is such an amazing space for the ever popular rustic style wedding! Although we provided the florals, the space does not need much to be a beautiful wedding space. It has quite an effortless, elegant charm to it. From the beautiful lakeside ceremony to the wonderful rustic photo ops throughout the property, guests will truly enjoy themselves when they attend a wedding here. I highly recommend Shady Wagon Farm.

What a perfect elegant farm setting with a beautiful lake to hold your ceremony to a awesome red barn and covered patio. You have to see it in person to understand the ambience and warmth of the venue. I love to work with Lynn and Jessica. They make it easy on us as vendors which transmits to the brides and grooms as a comfortable Southern hospitality at it's best.


259 Shady Wagon Farm Lane, New Hill, NC 27562   See On Map
919-542-7172 (phone) 919-542-4344 (fax)
Monday thru Saturday 9:00 am to 6:00 pm Sunday 2-6 pm
Shady Wagon Farm is a wedding venue from central North Carolina servicing weddings throughout the local area, including Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill. Shady Wagon Farm is a professional venue that has been part of the hosting wedding industry since 2006 specializing in Ceremony & Receptions.