Looking for the perfect Barn & Farm wedding venue in Connecticut to fit your needs can take time and effort. Connecticut has so many to choose from, but lucky for you, I’ve gone ahead and taken care of the hard part for you. Below you will find a list of the best barn and farm wedding venues that defiantly checks all your boxes.
Barn wedding venues are often rustic and charming, and they can provide a unique and memorable setting for a wedding. They may be located on a farm or in a rural area and may include rustic touches such as twinkling lights, mason jars, and wildflowers. Some barn wedding venues may also offer additional amenities such as catering services, event planning assistance, and accommodations for overnight guests.
Located in Canterbury, CT is Wright’s Mill Farm. This farm offers a rustic colonial style with picturesque grounds. Their indoor Barn is a sizeable post-and-beam area with an outdoor covered deck, while the seasonal outdoor pavilion is an ample open space featuring a dance floor, fire pit, horseshoes, and more! You will also find numerous photo opportunities throughout the property, including a silo, waterfalls, and covered bridges.
The Stonehurst at Hampton Valley is a unique rustic barn & farm wedding venue in Connecticut as it offers two distinct sites for events. One being a mansion and the other a gorgeous barn. Both provide abundant parking, dedicated ceremony areas, bridal & groom suites, & MORE! Stonehurst occupies over 90 acres of beautiful land with killer views and absurdly glorious landscaping.
The Mansion is a log cabin with room for up to 300 guests and offers a gorgeous entryway, stone fireplaces, post and beam aesthetics, and wrought iron doors. In addition, it has a dedicated ceremony area along Little River where you can hear the peaceful sounds of the river. The Barn is slathered with elegance with room to host up to 120 of your guests and has a cocktail room, outdoor fire pit, and forest ceremony site nestled on 360 degrees of wooded goodness.
Tucked away in the quiet village of Oneco, CT is Angel & Anchor Farm. This Connecticut wedding venue offers 5 peaceful acres of beautiful and mature gardens, a grand historic Victorian home and Barn, an orchard, and expansive green lawns for your ceremony and reception. They aim to work closely with you and your vendors to curate a timeless look and memorable experience for you and your honored guests. So whatever you envision for your special day, they can make it a reality. From rustic charm to sophisticated elegance, intimate to grand, they provide the perfect backdrop to your rustic barn wedding.
The Barn at Allen Hill Farm is located in Brooklyn, Connecticut, and has that New England post and beam charm you are looking for. Sitting on 350 acres alongside the Quinebaug River, this unique rustic Barn is now in its sixth generation. The venue has many details, including “The Big Rock,” amazing outdoor views that host one of the best sunsets, an outdoor fire pit surrounded by wooden benches, and of course, the rustic Barn, which in case of inclement weather, can also host your ceremony.
Evergreen Farms is located in Dayville, CT. They currently have limited dates for 2023, with a grand opening set for September 2023; they are currently booking into 2024. Surrounded by lush woodlands and evergreens, their wedding and event venue offers a rustic backdrop for various occasions. Located ~1 mile from I-395, Evergreen Farms will serve couples, families, private businesses, government departments, schools, and religious organizations of up to 125 guests. Some amenities are Farmhouse tables, three dressing rooms, salon chairs, a private wedding deck, a bar, catering prep rooms, a lounge with a fireplace, and much more! They are running a pre-booking promotion for 25% off right now. Although it’s still being built, this location is up-and-coming and has great potential. You can follow all their progress that they frequently post on their website.
Located in Pomfret, Connecticut, Tyrone Farm is an excellent wedding venue. The farm has 170 acres and boasts beautiful views, gardens, lawns, and hills, forming the perfect rustic barn wedding vibes for your day. The two granite pergolas and Barn provide a space to host your ceremony, while the rustic chestnut carn and bluestone terrace offer a reception space for 135 guests. Don’t worry about another wedding behind or in front of you, as one wedding per weekend is allowed. Tyrone Farm also provides a wedding suite, event planning, outside vendors, setup and cleanup, wireless internet, lighting, and sound.
Best described as rustic elegance meets countryside charm, Pinecroft Estate is a rustic wedding venue located in Thompson, CT. Offering a rustic yet elegant setting perfect for your special day. Built in 1815, Pinecroft Estate sits on 9 private acres, nestled between the French River and the West Thompson Lake, which is a hell of a view next to the ceremony location. The post-and-beam Barn was built in 1822 and includes candle chandeliers, soft lighting, and warm hickory, with its floor-to-ceiling barn doors sliding open on both sides to a natural backdrop. It is one of the finest properties in Thompson and serves as one of the few reminders of the old Village of West Thompson. With breathtaking views and natural backdrops, you will fall in love with this property.
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Barn wedding venues are unique because they offer a rustic, country charm that differs from more formal, traditional wedding venues. They often have a historical and natural feel, with high ceilings, exposed beams, and plenty of natural light. They may also be located in scenic, rural areas, providing a peaceful and serene setting for a wedding. Additionally, barns are often spacious and can accommodate a wide range of wedding styles and sizes, with room for indoor and outdoor ceremonies and receptions. They can also be easily customized to suit the couple’s specific vision for their wedding.
This Connecticut barn & farm wedding venue offers a little bit of everything about wedding spaces. Rustic reception…check! Beautiful gardens… check! Outdoor ceremony by a fountain…DOUBLE-CHECK! Salem Herbfarm is a 12-acre farm in the heart of Salem, Connecticut dating back to the early 1840s. The grounds feature numerous gardens, a gazebo, fountains, and a rustic barn. It’s definitely a perfect rustic wedding venue.
Maple Lane Farms is a 325-acre Christmas tree farm and event venue located in Preston, Connecticut. The surrounding lawn and pond offer banger views with numerous photo opportunities. The Barn is a simple yet elegant space featuring high ceilings, exposed woodwork, and chandeliers. This Connecticut wedding venue is defiantly a site to see! Overnight accommodations are also available just steps away at the 1751 House.
Built in the mid-1700s, Dean’s Mill Farm is a rustic-style wedding venue located in Stonington, Connecticut. It is surrounded by dense forest, making it an ideal location if you are looking for seclusion. After completely renovating the historic buildings and the surrounding 70+ acres, the property has turned into the incredible rustic Barn and farm wedding venue it is today. Its countryside vibe feels authentic and is perfect for working into your wedding design. Though its indoor capacity is limited to 50 individuals, the expansive outdoor areas can comfortably accommodate 250 people. Deans Mill Farm has several wedding packages to make your planning process all the more streamlined and straightforward. Overnight accommodations are also available in the five-room bed and breakfast located on the property.
Cedarbrook Barn is a rustic wedding venue located in Jewett City, Connecticut. Being a family-owned farm, its rustic settings welcome couples and their guests to enjoy. From the gorgeous red Barn to its lush trees, you will have various options to use as your backdrop. If you are looking for a beautifully intimate Connecticut barn wedding, this is the place! The owners are accommodating people and so sweet. For an indoor celebration, the red Barn offers plenty of space. The exposed wooden interior adds a rustic aesthetic, while the string lights, industrial chandeliers, and large windows cover events in bright, pastoral light. Between the vast 40 acres of outdoor spaces, trails, pond, covered bridge, and Barn…it is truly a unique wedding venue, particularly for fall weddings!
Saltwater Farm Vineyard is located in Stonington, Connecticut. Sitting upon a 100-acre land with a hangar and a WWII-era private airport, it boasts six varieties of grapes occupying 15 acres. Once a warehouse, restaurant, light manufacturing facility, and home to squatters, this venue has become one of the most desired wedding venues. The hangar is decked with a silver-milled aluminum exterior and the original interior’s wood sheathing, overlooking terraces and the vineyard. The vibes at this venue will quickly become a romantic pleasure for you and your guests.
The Preston Ridge Vineyard is a family-owned wedding venue in Preston, Connecticut. Its 60 acres share 20 miles of outstanding scenic Connecticut views for you to take in. The Barn and open-air tent are perfect for your reception or ceremony. While hosting up to 175 of your guests, you can all enjoy the romantic atmosphere. The Preston Ridge staff is excited to help you plan your wedding celebration. Additional services include a tasting room, a deck for the cocktail hour, and a dressing suite.
The history of the Millpond Gathering wedding venue dates back to the early 1800s. Its newly renovated space encompasses five different brands in one destination, such as its steakhouse, tavern, event venue, and soon-to-be-completed market and inn. The area is surrounded by beautiful rustic views, with numerous farms and wineries surrounding the property and providing a stunning backdrop. The main wedding space event hall barn is a rustic venue featuring custom wood, steel work, and a balcony.
With 140 years of historic elements, The Barns at Wesleyan Hills is located in Middletown, Connecticut, and boasts views of willow trees, ponds, groves, islands, bridges, and a fountain. The rustic Barn will allow you to host up to 225 guests, and the new Middle Barn to accommodate even more during cocktail hour. The venue’s wood floors, bistro lighting, and chandeliers will be the perfect accent to your decorations that can be customized according to your style. A getting-ready suite with catering and a bar is also available. In addition, the venue’s event team can provide you with services such as lighting and sound, dance floor facilities, servers and bartenders, setup, and cleanup.
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Wood Acres Farm is located in Terryville, Connecticut. This once the fruit and poultry farm turned rustic Barn & farm wedding venue has 25 acres of wooded trails, sister ponds, and gardens. The Barn is a spacious venue with big windows and two French doors. Its rustic elegance allows you to spend your reception and ceremony in all its glory. There is also a Cottage on Wood Acres Farm at your disposal. In addition, it has a private porch and garden that you will find most helpful. Up to 140 of your guests can be hosted indoors or outdoors at this fantastic Connecticut barn venue.
South Farms is located in Morris, Connecticut. This historic fourth-generation farm provides the award-winning White Barn that combines rustic and elegance. Its 20,000 square-foot barn gives you a plethora of ways to customize your wedding, not to Mansion the parlor, hayloft, bull room, and stone barn. Outdoors you will find a meadow with a pond, gazebo, bridges, and trails. South Farms hosts up to 80 of your guests. Have more than 80 guests? There are tents increase and accommodate an additional 100. South Farms includes setup and cleanup, chairs and tables, and outside vendors.
The Inn at Mount Pleasant is located in Torrington, Connecticut. The Barn vibes come from its over 200 years of history and provide a B&B for up to 10 of your guests. In addition, it offers several different locations throughout the venue for the ceremony, cocktail hour, and reception. The Inn at Mount Pleasant is surrounded by amazing meadows, wooded areas, and stone walls and can host up to 170 guests. Need more room for guests? An outdoor space is suited for tents and can host up to 350. Packages also include 15 wooden farm tables, 4 high cocktail farm wooden tables, bistro lighting inside the Barn, 2 chandeliers, and a fire pit.
Looking for that “All exclusive resort hotel” vibe in the hills? Well, Winvian Farm is exactly that. Located in the Litchfield Hills of Connecticut, this venue boasts 113 acres of rolling lawns, stone walls, wildflower meadows, and enchanted woodlands is the ideal venue for a weekend of unfettered bliss. Winvian Farm can create the perfect setting for your celebration no matter what mother nature throws at you, with its plethora of indoor and outdoor areas. Such as The Gordon Brown House with an amazing patio. The main house boasts four dining rooms. But if you are looking for more entertainment, the Game Room, Solarium, Wine Cellar, and Spa should be sufficient. The Hadley Suite and its eighteen cottages can host your guests after a long day of celebrating. The onsite chefs provide only the best fresh farm-to-eats from The Winvian Farm’s organic gardens.
Bunnell Farm is a fantastic barn and farm wedding venue. Located in Litchfield, CT, it is a 108-acre family-owned and operated farm specializing in family-friendly fun, such as pick-your-own pumpkins, hayrides, a corn maze, and farm-fresh turkeys for Thanksgiving. After repeated requests to host weddings, Rick Bunnell, the fifth-generation farmer, built a new barn in the footprint of what was once the cow barn. The rustic post-and-beam Barn is available from April through early October and can seat up to 125 guests.
Lion Rock Farm is an ideal rustic barn and farm wedding venue for your celebration in Sharon, Connecticut. Surrounded by hundreds of acres of open farmland, natural landscapes, and floral gardens, its beautifully maintained outdoor spaces can accommodate any large or intimate wedding. The large tent on the patio is surrounded by sunken gardens, the grey barn, the potting shed, and the pool house, which gives you a relaxed feel to even the most formal occasion. Its multiple structures are a fitting landscape for a wedding during any season of the year. It has one of the most AMAZING sunsets you will see here in Connecticut!
Candlelight Farms Inn is not just a wedding venue but a B&B and wedding venue! Located in New Milford, Connecticut, the farm is loaded with history. For instance, It got its name from the fact that there was no electricity on Candlewood Mountain, and it was signed by candlelight! Sitting on 640 acres, Candlelight Farms Inn will hold up to 500 of your guests. This killer venue provides you with a large clubhouse, a lower barn, and five guest rooms. Not to mention the 26-acre pond, paddocks, meadows, and streams. Worried about sharing your wedding day with another couple? Candlelight Farms Inn hosts only one event per day during summer and fall.
Built-in the 1840s, The Dudley Farm’s Munger Barn is perfect for your rustic barn wedding! Located in Guilford, CT, and can host up to 85 of your guests. The Barn was dismantled and stored at The Dudley Farm Museum until an old-fashioned barn raising brought it to life again in 2002. As a result, the parking lot holds approximately the same number of vehicles. The Barn’s main floor is not heated, although events have been held comfortably from May through mid-October.
Listen, your wedding is a once-in-a-lifetime story about this gathering of people, relationships, and history that lead up to this day. So don’t let some random photographer who only sees you as some paycheck be responsible for capturing your wedding day. Reach out to me now for pricing and availability.
The Webb Barn wedding venue is located in Wethersfield, Connecticut. This rustic venue is perfect, with a history dating back to the nineteenth century and its renovations. The Barn hosts up to 140 of your guests while providing modern lighting. Need more room? There is space outdoors for a tent as well. Additional activities like touring the museum houses and playing volleyball, croquet, and other games are also available. The Webb Barn is open from April to November.
Located in Avon, Connecticut, The Hinterland is a restored barn that offers a traditional yet wedding-inspired flair. With 2100 square feet of space and outdoor areas for flexibility, The Hinterland can accommodate up to 82-100 guests for a more intimate wedding. Owned and operated by Kristyn Lebarron and Eric LeBarron, The Hinterland is dedicated to making your special day magical.
The Lodge at Maneeley’s is a wedding venue in South Windsor, Connecticut servicing local areas including Enfield, Waterbury, and Ellington. The five rolling acres and manicured lawns are a backdrop for your rustic Barn & farm wedding. The Grand Lodge exemplifies rustic charm with wooden walls and exposed beam ceilings. Guests can accommodate up to 100 to 200 guests. The Lodge at Maneeley’s is a full-service wedding venue with onsite catering and event coordination available, offering exclusive packages. Maneeleys Banquet & Catering offers various options for couples, including plated dinner, family style, cocktail reception, hors d’oeuvres, buffet, and food stations.
The Barn at Audubon Greenwich Center is a fantastic wedding venue over two hundred years old and tailored with hand-hewn beams, a wooden ceiling, and a giant working fireplace. It also has a kitchen, coat room, bar, and bathrooms. The patio outside overlooks the pond and garden. If you are looking for a seated dinner, there is enough space for 80 guests in the Barn. Outside, the Barn can host up to 300 guests while providing tents, a pop-up kitchen, and a restroom trailer.
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