Nothing says Vermont like the rustic elegance and charm of a barn. Here at VermontWeddings.com, we can't get enough! Whether it's the ceremony or the reception site, barns can be the perfect place to host your Vermont wedding. Here are a few of our favorite barn wedding venues throughout the state.
(This post was originally published in 2018 and has been updated in May, 2020.)
The Inn at Round Barn Farm
Surrounded by lush annual and perennial gardens, a series of ponds, and a certified organic vegetable gardens, the Inn at Round Barn Farm (Waitsfield) is a romantic, rustic Vermont wedding venue. The Round Barn has two distinct spaces, which can be used for indoor ceremonies and elegant receptions. The Inn provides comfortable guest accommodations on site.
Nestled among the gardens, The Barn at Farmhouse Flowers (Moretown) offers you the beauty and warmth of a hand-crafted timber frame barn built by local master craftsmen. The Barn opens onto a hillside pasture and a walking path that crosses a small bridge and leads to the hilltop wedding site. Surrounded by wildflowers, the hilltop site overlooks the flower farm, cornfields and views of the Worcester Mountain Range.
The Mansfield Barn
Originally built in the 1840's, the Mansfield Barn (Jericho) is a meticulously renovated post and beam barn. Located at the foot of Mount Mansfield, the barn provides views of the Mountain, and beautiful natural landscape in any season.
Barnard Inn & Max's Tavern
The historic Barnard Inn & Max's Tavern (Barnard) offers a 1796 brick chateau, a renovated reception barn, and acres of perennial gardens and paths to explore and enjoy for your ceremony and reception. The Inn's celebrated cuisine is always freshly-prepared and seasonally-inspired, crafted by award-winning Chef Will Dodson.
The Grafton Inn
Nestled within a quintessential Vermont country village, The Grafton Inn (Grafton) merges Vermont's pastoral heritage with its modern charms. Adjacent to the main inn is the Phelps Barn, which was once a carriage house and now serves as a beautiful reception space with ample room for dining and dancing. Lodging is available on site.
The Inn at Grace Farm
The Grace Barn at the Inn at Grace Farm (Fairfax) is a gorgeous, round timber-frame barn built from lumber from the acres it sits on! The Barn overlooks rolling hills, and sweeping mountain vistas. The Barn can be enjoyed year-round thanks to comfortable radiant floor heating. Guest suites are available at the Inn.
Isham Family Farm
If you're looking for a real Vermont farm experience, check out Isham Family Farm (Williston). The operational farm's restored dairy barn is the perfect backdrop for a rustic Vermont wedding reception. Couples are encouraged to return to Farm to make special family memories picking berries, pumpkins or Christmas trees.
Sleepy Hollow Inn
Excited by the idea of outdoor adventure for your wedding weekend? Check out Sleepy Hollow Inn (Huntington). The bright and airy 17-sided round barn overlooks a gorgeous view of Camel's Hump. Guests are invited to camp on the property and explore over 30 miles of trails for hiking, biking and cross-country skiing.
Common Ground Center
Couples looking to celebrate in the Vermont countryside will enjoy the Common Ground Center (Starksboro). The property provides a 1,000 square foot Hay Barn, a cathedral-like space perfect for a wedding ceremony, and a rustic reception hall for perfect for dinner and dancing the night away.
The Barn at Kingston Place
For couples looking to stay and play on site for their wedding weekend, The Barn at Kingston Place (Benson) is a wonderful option. The house and barns, including the wedding barn, date back to the early 1800's. The main wedding barn has been lovingly restored with wide pine flooring and a beautiful beech wood dance floor.
In the Mad River Valley, the Skinner Barn (Waitsfield) is a historic dairy barn originally built in 1891. Of classic post and beam construction, the upper floor (originally designed for hay storage) has been restored with loving attention to keep the historical character of the structure intact.
Nestled on a hillside, Sharp Farm (Milton) is a family-owned Christmas tree farm and recreation park. The posts and beams of the barn were cut from pine trees harvested from the property, and outdoor ceremonies boast spectacular views in all directions. Furthermore, with easy access to local outdoor activities, the Farm serves as the perfect backdrop for an intimate wedding weekend filled with adventures and quality time with friends and family.
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