Sonshine Barn Wedding & Event Center

2838 Wilkinson Rd, Gaylord, MI 49735 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Sonshine Barn Wedding & Event Center

A vintage wedding barn venue in Gaylord, Michigan, Sonshine Barn Wedding & Event Center is the perfect choice for couples wishing to wed in elegant charm. Family-owned and operated, the picturesque venue combines multi-functional facilities with modern amenities like air conditioning and heat. A part of the Michigan wedding industry since 2016, Sonshine Barn Wedding & Event Center is sure to craft the magical and memorable wedding of your dreams.

Facilities and Capacity
Nestled in the rolling hills of Northern Michigan, Sonshine Barn Wedding & Event Center provides couples with an ideal backdrop for intimate wedding celebrations. Located on a spacious 33-acre farm, the scenic venue offers couples the option of hosting their ceremony and/or reception either indoors in the venue’s barn, which accommodates 250 people, or outdoors on its meticulously landscaped grounds.

Services Offered
Couples who opt to host their nuptials at Sonshine Barn Wedding & Event Center benefit from a variety of wedding-related services. For a truly unforgettable experience, said services include the following:

  • Liability insurance
  • Setup
  • Cleanup
  • Day-of wedding planner & assistant
  • Event decoration rentals
  • Lighting/sound
  • Outside vendors
  • Wireless internet
  • Tables & chairs
  • Walk-in cooler
  • Outdoor arbor

Accommodation

Sonshine Barn Wedding & Event Center offers couples and their guests overnight accommodations in the form of an on-site Farmhouse and Airbnb rental. Comprised of six bedrooms that collectively sleep 24, the Farmhouse features two spacious living rooms, a gourmet kitchen, dining room, and laundry room. The Airbnb rental—which is comprised of three bedrooms that sleep 10—features a fully stocked kitchen and billiards and ping pong table.

Rentals

  • Onsite wedding decorations

Other Facilities

Sonshine Barn Wedding & Event Center features a number of versatile spaces for couples to utilize during their wedding celebration, including a fully furnished bridal suite.

Location
Sonshine Barn Wedding & Event Center is conveniently located in Gaylord, Michigan. Situated in the heart of Northern Michigan, the private venue is less than one hour from a number of landmarks, such as Mackinac Island, Gaylord State Forest Area, Atlanta State Forest Area, and Grayling State Forest Area.

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

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    Lisa Watson · Married on 07/20/2019

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    My husband and I had the wedding of our dreams at The Sonshine Barn!

    My families experience at the Sonshine Barn was absolutely amazing!!! The venue is breathtaking and the staff goes above and beyond to help make sure your day is perfect. Amber was my wedding planner and she did an outstanding job!! The pictures I included in this review were taken by #thecompasspointeshere

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    Sonshine Barn Wedding & Event Center's reply:

    Lisa,

    Thank you so much for the review! From all the staff at Sonshine Barn we loved being a part of your special day!
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    Kelly Younggren · Married on 06/22/2019

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    Highly recommend!

    This venue was perfect. The barn, farmhouse, and clubhouse had everything we needed for an amazing wedding weekend. All of our guests raved about how beautiful and fun the venue was too. Not to mention, the staff is wonderful. Veronica did an amazing job with decorations- she captured my vision perfectly and was so nice. Amber was very organized and took so much stress of our shoulders as our “day of coordinator”. She was always available for questions while planning and kept our wedding day going smoothly!

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    Sonshine Barn Wedding & Event Center's reply:

    Kelly,
    Thank you for the wonderful review! We are so glad you had such a great experience at our venue! You and Aaron were a joy to work with and we wish you blessings on your future together. Congratulations on your wedding!

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Sonshine Barn Wedding & Event Center 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? $ 13,720.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season? $ 11,600.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? Yes
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Bridal Suite, Chairs, Clean Up, Event Planning, Lighting/Sound, Parking, Set Up, Tables
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 1
  • Describe your venue: Barn, Farm/Ranch
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Elopements, Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer? Accommodations, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Liability Insurance, Lighting / Sound, Outside Vendors, Set Up, Wifi
  • What event items are available? Altar/Arch, Audio Equipment, Centerpieces, Chairs, Dance Floor, Decor, Furniture, Lighting, Tables
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season? June, July, August, September, October, November
  • What months are included in your off-peak season? April, May

1 Wedding Deal & Discount

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    Active Duty Military Discount for Peak Season
    If the bride or groom is an active duty military member. Discount does not apply during the months of March-May.

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  • BJ's Restaurant, Rental & Catering
    BJ's Restaurant, Rental & Catering Wedding Caterers

    Sonshine Barn Wedding & Event Center is one of our most favorite places to cater at! The venue itself is superb, every single staff member is easy to work with, knowledgeable, helpful and above all else - focused on the client. You will fall in love with everything the moment you step onto their property!

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  • 2838 Wilkinson Rd Gaylord, MI, 49735 See on map
    989-308-4612 (Phone number)
    Tours are available by appointment only please. You can call 989.705.8777. Thank you!

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