There is a reason why barn weddings are so popular – they make for a creative space for a reception and ceremony, plus with some ranging from super modern to ultra rustic, there is a barn for every couple! We rounded up the best of the best and are excited to share our Top 42 US Barn Venues for your Wedding!
Why are Barn Weddings so Popular?
Barn wedding venues have been steadily growing in popularity for the past several years. Many couples love the romantic yet laid-back setting and personal feel. Barn venues also boast stunning surroundings and lots of space for all your guests. Celebs like Carey Mulligan and Marcus Mumford, as well as Kate Bosworth were all married on barns!
Top 42 Barn Wedding Venues in the US
Each of the 42 barns below (listed in no particular order) offers something incredibly unique and would make such a fun backdrop for a gorgeous barn wedding. You’ll find barns with a laid-back California feel, those with a totally classic east coast vibe, ultra-modern black and white barns, and barns exuding a whole lotta southern charm! Don’t see your fave barn venue on our list? Leave a comment below and let’s get the barn banter happening in full effect!
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1. Rancho Dos Pueblos in Santa Barbara, California
First up on our list is a longtime favorite of ours, Rancho Dos Pueblos in Santa Barbara. It takes the cake for its charming feel and we love the barn’s ability to perfectly transform to be an ideal space for a rustic celebration as it is for an elegant and more formal affair. More brownie points for its proximately to the ocean!
2. Green Gate Ranch & Vineyard in San Luis Obispo, California
Dating back to the 1800s as a dairy farm, Greengate Ranch & Vineyard has since been turned into a majestic barn + horse facility. The ranch/vineyard exclusively hosts one wedding each weekend, making this place an ideal retreat destination in San Luis Obispo. And what’s better than a weekend sipping wine by the sea?
photos above thanks to jen rodriguez photography from this coastal california wedding with a rustic twist + ashley ludaescher photography from this vibrant mexico-inspired wedding at a vineyard
3. Santa Margarita Ranch in San Luis Obispo, California
The historic Santa Margarita Ranch is conveniently located just minutes from Highway 101 in the heart of San Luis Obispo County on California’s Central Coast. This historical setting offers exclusive amenities and the freedom to roam all over the ranch to capture the best photos on your big day! We’re also obsessed with the fact that a real railroad track loops around the ranch headquarters, offering wide-open views of the surrounding meadows and mountains.
4. The Barns at Cooper Molera in Monterey, California
The Barns at Cooper Molera were built in the late 19th century, but have recently been renovated to accommodate modern weddings with a historic, country-chic twist. Located in the heart of Monterey, the grounds surrounding the Barn provide a beautiful, serene place for you to exchange your vows and enjoy the natural splendor that Cooper Molera has to offer.
photo above by Megan Welker courtesy of Cooper Molera
5. The White Barn in Edna Valley (SLO), California
Nestled in the heart of Edna Valley, The White Barn offers scenic views, an idyllic setting, and distinctive character that are both breathtaking and historical. Surrounded by the Santa Lucia Mountains, the large rustic dairy barn has been transformed into a magical wedding and private events venue strewn with lights, creating the rustic experience you have been dreaming of…
6. HammerSky Vineyards in Paso Robles, California
Nestled in the westside region of Paso Robles, California, this picturesque vineyard is perfect for those that want to relax while sipping on award-winning Bordeaux wine. The restored farmhouse (built in 1904), was brought in from New Hampshire and large doors let the natural light sweep in. Plus, who wouldn’t want to visit the tasting room amidst the working vineyard?
photos above thanks to Hammersky Vineyards
7. Lombardi House in Los Angeles, California
Built in 1904, this Victorian-style farmhouse is located in the heart of Hollywood. The Lombardi House is surrounded by fruit trees and gardens and sits within walking distance of all restaurants at Franklin Village, as well as Hollywood studios and theaters. For those wanting to evoke the comforts of Old Hollywood, this old + historic estate is all for putting on the ritz!
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8. Kelley Farm in Bonney Lake, Washington
Nestled on 200 acres of stunning Washington farmland, the recently renovated and restored barn at Kelley Farm seriously defines the term rustic elegance. We LOVE that 300 hundred guests can fit comfortably within the barn’s historical walls for an unforgettable wedding. So perfect for a big guest list and an even bigger barnyard bash!
photos above thanks to Benj Haisch
9. Tin Roof Barn in the Columbia River Gorge, Washington
photos above courtesy of Tin Roof Barn
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10. The Barn at Evergreen Memorial Park in Evergreen, Colorado
What’s so great about The Barn at Evergreen Memorial Park is that it gives you both a quintessential Colorado vibe (hello, darling log-cabin architecture) with a touch of rural charm thrown in for good measure. Located in the foothills just west of Denver, this venue is as convenient as it is secluded. And there are views, views, views as far as the eye can see!
photos above thanks to Connie Dai Photography from this stunning barn wedding at Evergreen.
11. The Black Barn at Spain Ranch in Jenks, Oklahoma (Tulsa)
Not only does Spain Ranch offer up the incredibly striking Black Barn (also featured in our Top 26 Coolest Places to Get Married), but they also have a crisp white one, too (aptly named The White Barn). Talk about striking contrasts! Whether you’re wanting to go for a rustic look, or modern minimalism, these spaces in Tulsa, Oklahoma can be totally transformed. Oh, and if those black and white barns aren’t eye-catching enough, imagine driving up a tree-lined road, stumbling out a large pond home to wildlife and fowl, and then being swept away by all the New England-style charm!
photos above (top and bottom left) thanks to Kailey Watson Photography and bottom right by Wendy Bobarikin Photography
12. Vista West Ranch in Dripping Springs, Texas
Replete with modern touches that all give off a sort of southern bohemian vibe, Vista West Ranch in Dripping Springs, Texas makes our hearts go pitter-patter. From the weathered wood to the aged tin roof to the stained concrete floors deep in the Texas Hill Country, this place is rustic bohemian bridal chic at its finest.
photos above thanks to Vista West Ranch
13. Montesino Ranch in Wimberley, Texas
We can all go ahead and be a little bit jealous of all the great barn options Texas couples have access to. But with that said, Montesino Ranch has a way of standing out from the pack…hence why we’ve included it on our list of the best! With its distinctive blend of rustic ranch architecture situated in a pocket of serene Hill Country landscape, this place has played backdrop to some of our favorite weddings to date. We can’t wait to see how future couples will make this property their own + host their big day on the ranch with style.
14. Prospect House in Dripping Springs, Texas
Thinking about a barn wedding, but want something more modern? The Prospect House in the Texas Hill Country features striking architecture set within prairie grasses, creating a gorgeous contrast. The gallery-like event space is abundant with natural light, has multiple outdoor sites to serve as beautiful backdrops, and with its minimal material palette—it can easily be transformed.
15. The White Sparrow Barn in Quinlan, Texas (near DFW)
Not too far from DFW is The White Sparrow Wedding Barn. Located in Union Valley, Texas, this white barn’s rustic charm is framed by impressive oaks and lush gardens. The barn’s natural wood floors and white-washed walls offer an Old World elegance, and the spacious layout can comfortably accommodate a large guest list without sacrificing the intimate feel of countryside hospitality.
photos above thanks to Cedar and Pines Photography
16. Barr Mansion in Austin, Texas
Barr Mansion is located in the heart of Austin, Texas with seven acres of organic gardens, beautiful landscapes, and thoughtfully designed buildings. The barn has huge glass windows which allow you to feel like you are outside when you are inside – such a rad space!
photo courtesy of Barr Mansion
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17. The Sixpence in Zionsville, Indiana
Seated on 17 acres of rolling hills, The Sixpence Wedding + Event Space is an elevated barn venue that offers couples every element they could dream of on their special day. Designed and built by an experienced wedding photographer, The Barn at the Sixpence includes private suites, heated floors and HVAC, tons of natural light, and both indoor and outdoor ceremony space options. With Single Day and Full Weekend Rentals available, couples can make use of The Homestead, a renovated 1851 saltbox farmhouse, and enjoy a completely secluded escape on the beauty of The Sixpence property.
top photo of The Sixpence by Clay House Photo // bottom photo Amavi Weddings
18. The Enchanted Barn in Hillsdale, Wisconsin
Our next barn venue is called The Enchanted Barn, and let us be the ones to tell you: it lives up to its name! It’s been selected three times by Martha Stewart Weddings as one of Wisconsin’s best and we adore its woodsy location + ultra-dreamy feel. Their website says it best, Imagine rays of sunlight filtering through cracks of weathered barn board. For Wisconsin couples, we think this space is tops.
photos above thanks to Geneoh
19. Hidden Meadow and Barn in Pepin, Wisconsin
Tucked away in the valleys of Pepin, Wisconsin, get lost in the rustic romance of The Hidden Meadow and Barn. From the tree-lined drive to the rolling hills of Back Valley, The Hidden Meadow and Barn is where rustic meets romance.
photos courtesy The Hidden Meadow and Barn
20. Stone Hill Farm in Central Minnesota
Stone Hill Farm embodies rustic elegance highlighting intricate details through custom designs, repurposed woodworking, and genuine craftsmanship displayed over thousands of square footage of indoor event space. This hidden sanctuary showcases some of the most scenic hillside views rural Minnesota has to offer and we love all the different spaces for your ceremony and reception!
photos courtesy of Stone Hill Farm (top) and bottom photos by Heather Joy Photography
21. Bloom Lake Barn in Shafer, Minnesota
Bloom Lake Barn is a short forty-mile drive from the Twin Cities and offers up idyllic views of St. Croix Valley. Wooden harvest tables line the interior of the vaulted-ceiling barn, along with salvaged Gothic church windows, and gorgeous chandeliers. In case that wasn’t enough—the courtyard includes a spacious pavilion, bonfire pit, tree swing, lawn games, and a walking trail through the woods.
photos above thanks to Uppercase L Photography + Asher Marie Photography
22. Hidden Vineyard Barn in Berrien Springs, Michigan
Tying the knot in Michigan, but yet to find the perfect venue? Hidden Vineyard Barn just might be exactly what you’ve been searching for! Situated on the grounds of a working farm in Southwestern Michigan, the barn’s scenic views, idyllic setting, and distinctive character have quickly launched the property to be one of the area’s premier wedding locations. And with just a quick peek at the pretty this place has to offer, it’s not too difficult to see why!
23. The Blue Dress Barn in Benton Harbor, Michigan
Since the owners of The Blue Dress Barn are both artist-designers, it’s no big surprise that this venue looks as perfect as it does! They’ve lovingly restored the historic dairy barn to feel both authentic and ideal for modern-day weddings. With the ability to fit 280 guests under its vast, open-timber roof, we can’t think of a better place to host a fun + memorable Midwest celebration.
photos above thanks courtesy of The Blue Dress Barn
24. The Barn in Zionsville in Zionsville, Indiana
The Barn in Zionsville is located on a family-owned farm in the beautiful countryside of Zionsville, Indiana. The family kept over 20 horses in the barn over the course of the past 20 years and then transformed it into a stunningly elegant venue for weddings! The Barn is completely open air which allows for a great breeze and lots of fresh air.
photo courtesy of The Barn in Zionsville
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25. Mountain Start Estate in Rangeley, Maine
The Mountain Star Estate is a custom-designed barn that features all repurposed materials to offer you an organic, elegant ambiance with modern-day amenities. They offer lodging, ceremony, and reception all in one location – and include all of the necessary items required to host an epic event! They only host one wedding a week to ensure that every detail, no matter how minor, go according to your specific vision. We are big fans of that!
photo courtesy of Mountain Star Estate
26. Marianmade Farm in Wiscasset, Maine
At Marianmade Farm, you can bring incorporate a taste of Provence into your big day with their working flower and lavender farm. Nestled on the banks of the Sheepscot River, just outside of historic Wiscasset, Maine, this venue is full of charm with its waterfront outdoor ceremony site, timber frame event bar, and acres of natural beauty.
photos above thanks to Meredith Perdue
27. Stonover Farm in Lenox, Massachusetts
Stonover Farm looks like it’s straight out of a storybook with its detailed, blue-trimmed hay-barn and lush, manicured grounds. As if the setting couldn’t sound sweeter, we’d like to point out the charming duck pond (!), greenhouse + grand country inn (perfect for guest accommodations for the big day). Since they only host a few weddings each year, availability is extremely limited, only adding to this place’s appeal.
photos above thanks to Elisabeth Millay
28. Moody Mountain Farm in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire
Just check out that sunset shot above, and it should be clear why Moody Mountain Farm in New Hampshire should be considered one of the best in the US! They reserve only one wedding per weekend so you can begin setting up on Thursday afternoon + can tackle your clean-up on Sunday morning! Flexibility can be worth its weight in gold (LOTS less stress + more time to make the property perfect) so if you’re thinking of tying the knot in New England, we think this place is worthy of a look!
29. West Monitor Barn in Richmond, Vermont
If a classic red barn is what you picture for your wedding, be sure to consider Vermont’s West Monitor Barn. With stunning views of forests, fields + woodlands hills as far as the eye can see, your guests will feel transported to a tranquil place while celebrating with you on your big day! Our absolute favorite reason to rent the WMB is that all proceeds from the venue rental go towards funding Vermont Youth Conservation Corps (VYCC) programs, which employ over 300 young people to work on high-priority conservation and education projects across the state of Vermont each year. Amazing, right?!
30. Riverside Farm in Pittsfield, Vermont
If you’re local to Vermont or thinking of planning a destination wedding there, look no further than Riverside Farm. Not only is the space stunning, but the exclusive amenities couldn’t be any better. Think farm-fresh food, lodging for your wedding guests, and fun activities available year-round. Choose from several different barns + lodges for your festivities and get the full farm experience by exploring all this beautiful property has to offer.
31. Handsome Hollow in Long Eddy, New York (Catskills)
A 93-acre property hidden away in a quiet glen in the Catskills, Handsome Hollow is a beautifully restored 18th-century Amish barn. Perfect for rustic chic weddings or retreat destinations, this old dairy barn offers up fields, meadows, forests, and dreamy mountain views.
photos above thanks to Lato Photography
32. Homestead Blessings Barn in Corning, New York
1860s dairy barn in Corning, New York, with a stone patio. Does it get any better than that? Situated in the lush, green landscape and surrounded by a forest of towering trees (which make the perfect backdrop!), the venue features chandeliers, heated floors, and even a gazebo. The Homestead Blessings’ barn can accommodate up to 120 guests, but for those wanting to have a larger wedding—there is a space for a reception tent outside!
photos above thanks to homestead blessings barn
33. Hayloft on the Arch in Vernon City, New York
This hayloft/barn sits on 18.8 well-manicured acres that span across rolling hills and views of the New York countryside, complete with a willow tree that sits next to the stream that borders the property. Vintage light posts guide the way to the parking area and there’s a large patio, convenient for the ceremony location or cocktail hour. In addition to the hayloft/barn, the chapel is a breathtaking feature.
photos above thanks to Sarah Murray Photography from this wedding where three sisters married on the same day
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34. Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards in North Garden, Virginia
A culinary vineyard in the heart of Virginia’s wine country…dreamy, right?! A breathtaking spot overlooking the Blue Ridge Mountains, Pippin Hill is a place where hearts sing and vines thrive. The way they do things there: local, fresh, season, and farm-to-table, making it a true experience. The new building’s design draws upon historic agricultural architecture, and it is thoroughly modernized for executing seamless events.
35. Long Ridge Farm in Shelbyville, Kentucky
With its characteristic barn feel (srlsy, when we close our eyes and think ‘barn’ the picture that pops into our head looks an awful lot like Long Ridge Farm), this pretty venue features more luxurious amenities than one may assume. There’s a great room with fireplaces at both ends, a state-of-the-art kitchen, two bathrooms, and two upstairs furnished bedrooms (perfect for the bride + her ‘maids to get dressed). Aside from those essential stats, we adore its sweet Kentucky vibe and the fact that it can easily play backdrop to weddings of so many different styles.
36. The Barn at Chestnut Springs in Sevierville, Tennessee
Situated just outside the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, The Barn at Chestnut Springs is an ideal countryside location to celebrate your big day. The classic + weathered gray wood barn has been beautifully restored to feature vaulted ceilings, exposed beams, elegant chandeliers, and stylish wall sconces. Perfect for couples looking for history + charm in a modern-day atmosphere. Bonus points: stunning views of the Great Smoky Mountains all around!
photos above thanks to The Barn at Chestnut Springs and Rhino Media Weddings
37. The Barn at High Point Farms in Chattanooga, Tennessee
Looking for an authentic barn setting in Tennessee? We’ve found it for you with The Barn at High Point Farms! High Point Farms is an intimate space, blending rustic charm with agrarian heritage, nestled in the shadow of Lookout Mountain’s highest point. The farm is an official “Georgia Agri0Tourism acknowledge” flower farm – and they have goats as well!! The estate features an authentic barn, woodland ceremony, historic farmhouse, charming guest house, and a dreamy treehouse.
38. Overlook Barn in Beech Mountain, North Carolina
Overlook Barn owners Katie & David bought the property in 2015 and lovingly renovated it for their own wedding. The star attraction on the property (besides the views) is their 6,500+ square foot renovated barn that is perched atop Beech Mountain. The barn has 30-foot arched ceilings with original exposed wood beams and is the epitome of upscale rustic elegance.
photos courtesy of Overlook Barn
39. The Barn of Chapel Hill in Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Do you love flowers? The Barn of Chapel Hill at Wild Flora Farm is located on a twenty-two-acre family flower farm and only 12 miles from downtown Chapel Hill, North Carolina. They specialize in garden-inspired weddings and the barn is the perfect blend of historic and modern. Built in 1864 in Marcy, New York, this historic barn was relocated to the farm in the fall of 2016. The incredible, hand-hewn hemlock beams of the original structure remain intact, with additional square footage added to fully modernize the space for farm events.
40. J & D Farms in Southside, Alabama
When we think of the quintessential southern barn wedding, a spot like J & D Farms comes to mind. A wedding at J & D means you are allowed access to the entire property – including the barn, the orchard, the gardens, pool terrace, carriage house backyard, and the carriage house itself! For a backdrop for celebrating something as special as your wedding, we promise this Dutch-style barn, with its reclaimed plank flooring and charming tin roof, won’t disappoint!
photos above by Anna Pociask Photography, LLC and Simply Bloom Photography
41. The Wheeler House in Ball Ground, Georgia
We love the streamlined look of the barn at The Wheeler House, built in 2012 to complement the property’s existing historical home. The perfect place to make your own, enjoy the space + comforts of this new build – like its bridal suite AND wing for the groomsmen! – but still feel the charm of this sweet Georgia property.
photo courtesy of The Wheeler House
42. Sweet Meadow in Tallapoosa, Georgia
Last, but certainly not least, we have the barn at Sweet Meadow, conveniently located an hour outside of Atlanta. This working family farm is surrounded by pastoral farmland with stunning lake + mountain views. The turn-of-the-century barn couldn’t be more charming + would be the perfect place to celebrate your Georgia wedding!
photos above thanks to Simply Sarah Photography
Was your favorite barn or wedding venue on our list? If not, be sure to share it with us in the comments! We hope our round-up is helpful for you if you’re planning a barn wedding in the near future! And if you loved venue gawking, but a barn isn’t for you, check out our list of the Top 26 Coolest Wedding Venues in the US or find a location perfectly suited to your taste by taking a peek at the Venues in the GWS Wedding Artist Guide!
Happy planning, friends!