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Windy Hill Farm

Cedar Grove, NC View map
2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner
Rating 5.0 out of 5
19 reviews
$3k - $4k For 100 Guests
Up to 150 guests

About

2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner
$3k - $4k For 100 Guests
Up to 150 guests

Windy Hill Farm is a rustic, country-style wedding venue located in Cedar Grove, North Carolina. This unique farm is committed to natural, sustainable and thoughtful farming practices. Their focus is on stewardship and conservation. Their outdoor setting is perfect for couples who love goats, like to kick off their shoes and enjoy dancing underneath the stars. Windy Hill Farm is situated in the heart of the Carolina Piedmont, just minutes away from historic Hillsborough.

Facilities and Capacity
Couples can accommodate up to 160 guests at this historic venue. You can exchange your vows outdoors on their picturesque property surrounded by green pastures, meadows, gardens and forests. For your reception, you can dance the night away in their newly renovated, pavilion-style pole barn. It features bistro lights and permanent pendant lighting. It also has an upper level deck and bar, perfect for cocktail hour. There’s a fire pit with firewood on the grounds, along with additional bistro and twinkle lights, so you can celebrate all night long. Their charming red barn, historic farmhouse, outbuildings and restored tobacco barn make for great photo opportunities.

Services Offered
This full-service venue has been a part of the wedding industry since 2016. They specialize in green wedding, farm-to-table events and rustic simplicity. They offer separate suites within their historic farmhouse for pampering and getting dressed before the festivities. They'll provide handmade cedar benches, handmade cedar harvest tables and padded wooden folding chairs for your celebration. Their experienced staff will assist you with setup and cleanup, and provide plenty of parking for you and your guests. Additional services include:

  • Accommodations
  • Event rentals
  • Lighting
  • Linens
  • Outside vendors
  • Floral centerpieces
  • Handmade and homegrown favors
  • Event decor
  • Restrooms
  • Large commercial refrigerator
  • Lawn games


Other Services
In addition to hosting your ceremony and reception, Windy Hill Farm is also happy to host your rehearsal dinner. Additional events they will hold include:

  • Engagement party
  • Bridal shower
  • Elopements
  • Engagement photo shoot
  • Anniversary celebration


  • Woman-owned

Frequently Asked Questions

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?

$3,500

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$3,500

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

No

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
Lighting/Sound
Parking
Tables

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

150

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

5

Describe your venue:

Barn
Farm/Ranch
Garden
Historic Building

What kind of settings are available?

Covered Outdoor
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
All Inclusive Packages
Cake
Catering Services
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Lighting / Sound
Outside Vendors
Pet Friendly

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Dessert
Family Style
French Service
Hors d'oeuvres
Outside Cake
Plated
Server(s)
Stations
Tastings

What bar services do you provide?

Outside Alcohol

What event items are available?

Altar/Arch
Centerpieces
Chairs
Dance Floor
Decor
Drapery
Furniture
Lighting
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

China
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking

What months are included in your peak season?

March
April
June
July
August
September
October
November

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
December

19 Reviews

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    Jade S. Married on 11/06/2021
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    A cozy wedding venue

    We had our wedding in November '21 on a cold, windy day. Chiara--who is one of the sweetest and most thoughtful women I have ever met--did everything possible to ensure our guests stayed warm and comfortable. Chiara and her team set up heaters in the barn, handed out blankets to guests, and kept the fire pits going all evening. The result was a cozy wedding in a spectacularly beautiful place. The natural beauty of the farm provided so many photo opportunities! While planning, I didn't even have to think about too many decorations because the venue was already Picture Perfect. I cannot recommend Windy Hill Farm enough! Chiara truly loves what she does and cared so much about helping us have the best wedding possible.
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    Paul A. Married on 10/18/2021
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    Thank you windy hill!

    We are so happy we chose Windy Hill for host our wedding! The property is absolutely enchanting, we fell in love on our first visit. It was the first and only venue we toured and we knew right then and there it was the one.

    Chiara took amazing care of us and we cannot thank her enough for her hospitality and kindness during the planning process.
    We ended up having to postpone our wedding due to the COVID-19 surges last fall and windy hill was incredibly understanding and patient.
    1 month before our original wedding date was going to pass, Chiara reached out to us and offered the farm to us and our immediate family to have a small ceremony on our original wedding date at no additional charge. We were stunned by this incredibly kind gesture and gladly accepted. Windy Hill allowed us to have two weddings for the price of one during one of the scariest and hardest times we have lived through together.

    1 Year later, we finally were able to have our big ceremony! We had quite a few bumps in the road including my now husband breaking his leg 1 month before the wedding. Chiara made sure he was comfortable during the day by using the golf cart to help transport him where he needed to go and it all went wonderfully. We stayed in the honeymoon suite that night which was so charming and lovely. Chiara made us the most delicious breakfast that next morning and took great care of us. Frittata, bacon, sourdough, fruit, and coffee...yum. An excellent end to a beautiful weekend!

    Chiara is truly one of the kindest souls we've ever had the pleasure of knowing and working with and we HIGHLY recommend Windy Hill to any couples out there who want an outdoor wedding.

    Thank you Chiara and the Windy Hill family!!!
    - Michelle + Paul Spencer
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    Anna M. Married on 10/07/2021
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    A Perfect Day

    I don't have adequate words to describe how incredible our experience with Windy Hill Farm was. I toured just one venue, and the minute I set foot on this property I knew it was the place (you could say it was "love at first sight" :)). We rescheduled our wedding due to the pandemic and the grace, kindness, and compassion that Chiara showed us significantly eased the stress of our decision. The new date we landed on (after much debate, which Chiara patiently talked us through) ended up being perfect. It rained a bit on our wedding date (thankfully held off for the ceremony) and it did not dampen our spirits one bit; in fact, it added to the gorgeous atmosphere. Chiara, Russ, and the rest of the team were incredibly thoughtful, hard-working, and almost prescient in their ability to help facilitate our event. The farm is absolutely gorgeous, including the suite for getting ready. The Windy Hill Farm stewards accommodated all of our requests and appeared unflappable in doing so. The barn is a cozy and gorgeous space for a party, and their dance floor is perfect. The upstairs bar area looks out over the pasture and provides a peaceful and beautiful retreat if a break is needed. And we had a wonderful firepit - I completely forgot that we were even going to have one but they didn't! It was such a delightful surprise to walk over and see the beautiful campfire with our loved ones sitting around it. I'm sure I'm leaving something out because our gratitude and enthusiasm for this spot is endless. Of course, I would be remiss if I didn't mention the GOATS. There were also two-day-old calves present on our day, and a cow that "laughed" at the best man's toast which provided the perfect levity. Needless to say, I HIGHLY recommend booking your "love celebration" (as we called it) here.

Awards

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  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2022 Winner

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Wide open spaces and cuddly animals! Windy Hill Farm is a beautiful venue with just the right amount of onlooking goats. If you're looking for an outdoor venue, you've got to stop by and take a look. And pet some animals while you're there.

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1319 Carr Store Rd Cedar Grove, NC, 27231
9194394638
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