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Rustic wedding venues, like barns, farms, and ranches, are becoming more and more popular. In fact, eight percent of couples have selected barns and farms as their venue this year. The WeddingWire Editorial team searched through thousands of storefronts and found our picks for the top farms and barns in the country.
Take a look at our very first Editors’ Picks to see our fave wedding venues with a rustic twist!
Fairview Farm Events
This barn is new to the scene, opening for weddings in 2014. One of our favorite features of this venue—there’s a farm house on premises where the wedding party can stay together. The venue also includes antique farm tables and chairs, bistro lighting, and more.
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Harvest View Barn at Hershey Farms
The climate-controlled barn, which sits on 250 acres of property, was originally built in the 1800s, and restored in 2014. The two-story barn is designed for indoor ceremonies and cocktail hour on the lower level, with dancing and dining on the second floor. There’s a beautiful balcony overlooking a pond, too!
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The Barn in Zionsville
The family that owns this barn first transformed it into a venue for their daughter’s wedding (aww)—and now it’s available to the public for weddings! This 1,800 square foot barn features chandeliers, vintage lighting, whiskey barrels, and chiffon draping.
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Irongate Equestrian Center
Love horses? Then you’ll adore this venue near Columbus, Ohio. You’ll find rolling pastures and a gorgeous indoor venue that has the rustic, romantic barn feel down pat.
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C U Lazy Ranch
A ranch venue surrounded by panoramic mountain views—what could be dreamier? If you love the outdoors, you’ll be thrilled to know that this venue not only hosts weddings, but your guests can also partake in lots of activities on the property—horseback riding, fly fishing, and more!
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The Barns at Wesleyan Hills
A historic barn combines a rustic setting with classic, vintage details. The property features numerous settings for portraits from a pond with bridge, to stunning willow trees.
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The Red Barn at Outlook Farm
South Berwick, Maine
Couples rave about this wedding venue, which features a gazebo for ceremonies and a wooden barn for receptions. The setting is versatile, ideal for a couple who wants a wedding with an “upscale rustic” feel.
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The Barn at Gibbet Hill
This 100-year-old rustic barn is set on rolling hills and features stunning views and yes, cattle! The outdoor ceremony space is absolutely picturesque and the indoor reception barn is all natural romance.
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Andover, New Jersey
The variety of wedding location options at this Northern New Jersey venue is truly something special. You’ll find a stunning natural orchard, a lake, an Italian-style piazza, and yes, a rustic barn and silo. And to end your reception with a bang, this venue can set up a fireworks display to close out the evening!
Learn more about Perona Farms »
Historic Barns of Nipmoose
Buskirk, New York
This venue includes not one, not two, but three stunning barns set on a picturesque landscape, plus a dreamy poplar grove for ceremonies. The multitude of barns provides ample options for both the reception and an indoor ceremony in case of inclement weather.
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From a sweeping manor house to the wooden Heritage Hall, this venue is all about Southern charm with a rustic twist. The outdoor ceremony spaces are pretty dreamy, too!
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Candler, North Carolina
From a ceremony in the gazebo to a reception in the wooden barn, this venue, located near Asheville, is the stuff farm wedding dreams are made of! To top it off, there are cabins on premises where your family and friends can stay for the weekend—love that!
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Mint Springs Farm
This venue can host weddings year-round and offers a covered wooden ceremony pavilion as well as a rustic barn for receptions. We also love the appropriately decorated bride’s suite and groom’s loft—perfect for getting-ready fun!
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Sweet Seasons Farm Event Barn
Valley Head, Alabama
A wedding venue set on one of Alabama’s largest sheep farms (!), this barn has a vintage feel and comes alive with romantic lighting at night. And did we mention that there are sheep?
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Wishing Well Barn, Inc.
Plant City, Florida
This Florida venue has the whole rustic-romantic thing down, but we love how it has a real sense of fun as well. They’ll provide outdoor games like corn hole and horseshoes, as well as set up a bonfire for an unforgettable after-party!
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Pecan Springs Ranch
A venue with real Texas charm just west of downtown Austin, this ranch features pecan and oak trees on its 17 acres of property. We love the restored 1800s log cabin, complete with a gorgeous fireplace.
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Vista West Ranch
Dripping Springs, Texas
It’s rare that we find a venue that truly defines bohemian chic, but this Texas Hill Country venue is it. We love the site’s unique industrial look, and its sprawling landscape. And—bonus—the venue can accommodate 60 guests to stay on premises for a true wedding retreat.
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Bear Flag Farm
This organic farm features vineyards, fields of lavender, and stunning orchards—an inspiring and in-demand location for a wedding.
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A 677-acre farm featuring a barn from the 1940s, a log cabin, and beautiful gardens—and talk about amazing photo backdrops!
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This 1800s-era venue can accommodate up to 400 guests, plus it offers several options for outdoor and indoor ceremonies. The Dairy Barn is the larger setting, more intimate weddings can be held in the Hay Barn.
Learn more about Pickering Barn »