WGF Events, LLC, is a wedding ceremony and reception venue in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, that resides on 170 acres of woodlands and is just 90 miles outside of Washington DC. The rolling hills provide the perfect backdrop to your weekend at this intimate, country venue. The Shepherd family founded and maintained the WGF property, seeing it through three periods of construction that resulted in a merging of architectural styles. Although the farm has changed hands multiple times since the 1940s, you’re guaranteed to experience the original character.
Facilities and Capacity
WGF Events, LLC, can accommodate up to 200 guests throughout their two events spaces. This historic venue has a beautiful collection of buildings, including a stone smoke/meat house, a Greek Revival-inspired springhouse, a wooden chicken coop, and a brick ice shed. They’re all connected with a network of roadways and stone walls.
The restored Gala Barn completes the rustic vibe of the grounds, perfect for couples who desire a more historic location as the backdrop for their day. The upper level has a soaring beam structure full of natural lighting and can be arranged to accommodate a variety of layouts, like guest seating, dancing, and live music. Four large HVAC units are hidden in large woodens bins to preserve the rustic feel of the space, and there are two rooms for the wedding party to prepare in. One of them features wooden screens, antique furniture, and full-length mirrors. The lower level of the barn features newly painted walls, fixtures, floral displays, and furniture that resembles the uniqueness of New Orleans.
WGF Events, LLC, is wheelchair accessible and has ample parking for you and your guests. WGF is able to provide couples space for bridal showers, ceremonies, engagement parties, and receptions. Event services include a bridal suite, clean-up, event rentals, in-house catering, outside vendors, set-up, and wireless internet. Couples have the option to rent altars, arches, chairs, furniture, and tables for their event.
Recommended by 99% of couples
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Alice · Married on 12/08/2018
Absolutely beautiful! We had so many compliments! Having the venue Friday through Sunday was amazing and Anthony and Carolyn are super responsive and helpful! I wish I could do it all over again at this beautiful barn! Our pictures turned out amazing and we are so thankful we chose this venue
Janice Finsterwald · Married on 12/01/2018
I loved that it was DIY. We had plenty of time to decorate. Our guests raved about the venue. It rained the day of the wedding but the photos still turned out wonderful and the barn was heated to a nice cozy temperature. Carolyn and Tony were wonderful to work with. I would highly recommend the venue!
Lauren · Married on 11/24/2018
Wild Goose Farms was the perfect venue for our wedding! The owner, Carolyn, was very responsive and helped us coordinate everything leading up to the weekend! The onsite groundskeeper, Anthony, was so helpful from the moment we arrived on Friday afternoon to the time we left on Sunday. He helped us accommodate last minute changes due to the rain and was there to jump in with extra materials we needed last minute. The barn is beautiful with the lights and the venue provided us with amazing pictures. We loved everything about Wild Goose Farm and our weekend there!
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