Good morning, friends! A few years ago we featured The 24 Best Barn Venues for Your Wedding (in the United States) and we thought it was about time to revamp that list. Some of those places have since closed, while new ones have popped up that are seriously dreamy! So, if you’re in search of the perfect place to say your vows—in a gorgeous barn setting—you’re in luck!
From those with classic East Coast charm to those with quintessential California vibes, we’ve rounded up some of the coolest barns available as wedding venues in 2018! If, by chance, you don’t see your favorite barn venue—let us know in the comments below so we can all check it out! :)
1. 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!
2. Green Gate Ranch & Vineyard in San Luis Obispo, California
Dating back to the 1800’s as a dairy farm, Greengate Ranch & Vineyard has since been turned in to 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. 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
4. Marianmade Farm in Wiscasset, Maine (Mid-Coast)
At Marianmade Farm, you can bring incorporate a taste of Provence to your bid day, as they have a 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
5. 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!
6. 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 a have a larger wedding—there is a space for a reception tent outside!
photos above thanks to homestead blessings barn
7. 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.
8. Birch Hill Barn in Glenwood City, Wisconsin
Birch Hill Barn is seriously swoon-worthy with its reclaimed wood floors and beams, original stone masonry, and sliding doors that let the natural light flood in. The barn is set on a 40-acre farm—plenty of space to make it your own for the event you envision. Located an hour from Minneapolis-St.Paul, this classic rust-colored barn in Wisconsin is one you can’t miss!
photos above thanks to birch hill barn
9. 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 Texas Hill Country, this place is rustic bohemian bridal chic at its finest.
photos above thanks to vista west ranch
10. 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 and 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
11. Bloom Lake Barn in Shafer, Minnesota
Bloom Lake Barn is a short forty-mile drive from the Twin Cities and offers up the 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.
12. 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
13. Prospect House in Dripping Springs, Texas
Thinking about a barn wedding, but want something more modern? The Prospect House in 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.
photos above thanks to nichols photographers from this minimalist sleek wedding in the texas hill country + love is a big deal from this modern + minimalist wedding + prospect house
14. Wolf. Feather. Honey. Farm in Temecula, California
While the exact address is kept a secret, this gem is located in Temecula, California—and we’ve even done our own GWS editorial there! What is there to say about Wolf. Feather. Honey. Farm? Well, we can tell you that it’s past all of the wineries in Temecula, up a windy country road, with horse farms all around and pistachio groves. Glamping is taken to the next level here and is a great location for a weekend retreat under the stars.
photos above thanks to wild whim from this boho chic wedding that revolved around mud cloth
15. Dunton Hot Springs in Dolores, Colorado (Colorado Rockies)
Imagine this: a romantic ghost town, set in an extraordinary alpine forest; the whole town has been renovated and can be rented out. That’s Dunton Hot Springs (also featured in our Top 26 Coolest Places to Get Married). Located in the Colorado Rockies, the log cabins here are exquisitely furnished, there’s a timeworn saloon, and everything is sort of off the radar. (WiFi works, but usually cell phones don’t, which is part of the appeal.)
16. 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
17. Tin Roof Barn in the Columbia River Gorge, Washington
The Roof Barn in the Columbia River Gorge exudes all that good ol’ vintage romance, with a dash of rustic elegance. Originally crafted in 1915, the barn’s weathered walls are just part of the charm.
Note: the barn is open from May through October.
So many cool places out there, right?! If you didn’t see your fave barn on this list, please share it with us in the comments below! We’d love to know where it’s located and why it’s your favorite (perhaps it has stained-glass windows, a firepit, overlooks the mountains, etc.)