The Barns of Madison County

516 Hughes River Rd., Etlan, VA 22719 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About The Barns of Madison County

The Barns of Madison County is a charming barn wedding venue located in Etlan, Virginia. This property encompasses over 300 acres and offers breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and two spacious event barns, originally built in the 1800s. Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, this venue is ideal for a rustic, countryside wedding event, sure to charm your guests and facilitate a celebration to remember.

Facilities and Capacity

The Barns of Madison County provides a variety of indoor and outdoor event spaces perfectly suited to a number of wedding events such as engagement parties, elopements, ceremonies, and receptions. Couples can utilize the luscious ceremony lawn to exchange their vows against the mountain backdrop. A wooden ceremony arbor and up to 200 white resin chairs are provided by the venue so you can conduct your ceremony in the style of your choosing.

For an indoor ceremony or reception, the beautiful red event barns provide the perfect setting. Originally built in the 1800s and lovingly maintained, these barns offer high ceilings, exposed wooden beams, ample space, and a rustic ambiance for up to 100 guests. A custom-built mason jar chandelier and string lights give these event barns a fairytale feel, perfect for dining and dancing the night away.

The space between the barns can be set with wine barrel cocktail tables and decor to provide a charming cocktail reception space. Get-ready rooms are also available in the main house on the day of your ceremony, providing comfort and convenience for you and your wedding party. Luxury mobile restrooms are also supplied by the venue for your event.

Services Offered

The Barns of Madison County strives to provide all you could need to plan a wedding celebration at this idyllic venue. Venue rental includes use of the ceremony and reception areas, wooden arbor, a variety of chairs and tables, and an on-site facility coordinator that will be present throughout your event to assist with your needs. Rental also includes a selection of rustic decor items such as lanterns, wreaths, signage, vases, and more. The Barns of Madison County are happy to accommodate outside vendors for your special day.

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  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 5.0

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    Samantha · Married on 10/19/2019

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    Perfect Small Venue

    Alison, the venue manager was extremely responsive, helpful, flexible, and accommodating. We held our 70 person wedding here - the venue was perfect for this size. The landscape was stunning and all of our guests commented on how beautiful the venue and scenery were for the November 2nd wedding. If you’re looking for something all inclusive this wouldn’t be it but the unique and beautiful setting, environment, and experience are well worth the amazing photos and memories.

    Sent on 11/21/2019
  • Dana

    Dana · Married on 09/28/2019

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    We need to have another wedding!

    The Barns of Madison County was the best decision we could've made for our venue! We used them for both our ceremony and reception. From start to finish, their team was accommodating, professional, and so fun to work with. The venue itself is gorgeous, and offers an experience that makes you feel like you're in your own little world. Our guests are still raving about the views and the beauty of the barns.

    We are ready to do it all over again!!! Love this place!!!

    Sent on 10/03/2019

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The Barns of Madison County FAQ

  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    2
  • Describe your venue:
    Barn
  • 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
  • What event services do you offer?
    Event Rentals
    Get Ready Rooms
    Outside Vendors
    Pet Friendly
    Set Up
    Wifi
  • What event items are available?
    Altar/Arch
    Centerpieces
    Chairs
    Decor
    Drapery
    Lighting
    Tables
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
  • What months are included in your peak season?
    April
    May
    June
    September
    October
    November
  • What months are included in your off-peak season?
    July
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