The Best Barn Wedding Venues Madison, Wisconsin Has to Offer

Written by Jacqueline Tynes
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There are plenty of barn wedding venues near Madison, Wisconsin that evoke a charming aesthetic for Midwestern weddings. Even though most of Madison’s wedding venues are located downtown, you can easily find a country or farm setting if you broaden your search a bit. Some of the best (and oldest!) barn wedding venues are only a 10 to 20 minute drive from the actual city. So, if you’re hoping to exchange “I dos” inside a rustic barn or overlooking the countryside, then these barn wedding venues near Madison Wisconsin need to be added to your must-see list.

These charming barn wedding venues near Madison, Wisconsin are perfect for creating a rustic vibe.

Badger Farms, LLC

Located in Deerfield, Wisconsin just outside of Madison, Badger Farms, LLC provides a barn setting for ceremonies and receptions. The farm is not only locally owned, but has been an important asset to the local farming community while also being a hot spot for weddings since 2006. The farm includes a white barn that features a rich wooden interior and even a wrap around balcony—which is perfect for photo-ops. With a maximum capacity of 200 guests, several indoor and outdoor options, and over 500 acres, Badger Farms is one of the most popular barn wedding venues near Madison, Wisconsin.

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Emily’s Ten Oaks Ranch

Emily’s Ten Oaks Ranch is a family farm that’s nestled right on Portage Road in Madison, Wisconsin. The ranch’s WinWood Barn is great for “I dos” and easily creates a rustic vibe, since it features a large window at the peak of the barn, exposed beams and a lofted section. The property is great for all kinds of wedding, (small or large) and is known for having some pretty spectacular sunset views. Along with having a ton of outdoor space, the farm also has a few special friends to accompany you on the big day, such as a friendly buffalo and even a kangaroo!


This restored country farmhouse is a beautiful rustic venue for couples to host their special day. Situated only 25 minutes from Madison in Southern Wisconsin, Sugarland features twelve acres of enchanting gardens. The gardens are filled with streams, oak trees and other romantic details that create a perfect setting for outdoor ceremonies. As well as having a dreamy outdoor setting, Sugarland also provides couples with the use of their fully restored 1850s colonial farmhouse. Inside the farmhouse you and your guests will be greeted with charming antiques and other 19th century elements that are a fab addition to any wedding style. So, if you’re looking for a stunning farm venue that has an outdoor and indoor option, Sugarland is definitely a must-see.

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The Octagon Barn

The Octagon Barn is a unique barn wedding venue located in Spring Green, Wisconsin that Madison couples should definitely check out. Shaped like an octagon—hence the name—the Octagon Barn can hold up to 220 guests and is perfect for hosting weddings, rehearsal dinners and more. With exposed brick walls, a built in bar and polished floors, The Octagon Barn is a definite pick if you’re looking for an indoor venue.

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Over The Vines Vineyard & Wine Barn

Over the Vines Vineyard and Wine Barn provides couples with endless photo-ops for their wedding day. With an on-site vineyard and a stunning countryside, we can’t think of more scenic barn wedding venue near Madison, Wisconsin. The red barn was built back in 1888 and creates a rustic (but also elegant!) setting for celebrating the night away. If you’re hoping to have both an indoor and outdoor wedding venue, the outdoor setting is also a great place for a tented reception or even an outdoor ceremony. The vineyard can easily host up to 200 guests and is just over a 30 minute drive from Madison.

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Enchanted Valley Acres

Tucked away in Cross Plains, Wisconsin—about 25 minutes from Madison—Enchanted Valley Acres has a brightly painted red barn for couples to use for their big day. Filled with rustic elements, like exposed wood and high ceilings, this venue can easily be dressed up with twinkling string lights and greenery to evoke a romantic aesthetic. Enchanted Valley Acres also has an outdoor patio that many couples use for cocktail hour or to set up a lounge.

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Century Barn Events

Sitting at the top of a rolling hill, the Century Barn Events creates a lovely (and scenic!) setting for “I dos.” The white barn is over 100 years old and features rustic details, such as exposed beams and wooden walls. The barn can also hold up to 300 guests—making it an ideal pick for couples with a larger guest list. Whether you’re hoping to have an outdoor ceremony overlooking the hazy Blue Mounds or prefer to dance the night away inside the country-chic barn, Century Barn Events will bring your dream wedding to life.

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Bridle Barn and Gardens

Bridle Barn and Garden is located in Mount Horeb (which is about 40 minutes from Madison Wisconsin), and has a gorgeous 1870s horse barn for hosting weddings. With over 14 acres of gardens and landscaping couples can easily evoke a romantic country-inspired setting at this barn wedding venue. You and your guests will be greeted with a brick entrance, large flower urns and endless views of valleys, ridges and ponds. Along with extensive rose gardens and views, Bridle Barn also has an elegant 1800 farmhouse that’s filled with French Country decor. So, whether you opt for an outdoor ceremony overlooking the gorgeous scenery or prefer to host the big day inside the Bridle Barn, this wedding venue nails it when it comes to creating a swoon-worthy setting for celebrating.

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