When it comes to selecting a backdrop for your wedding day, you want a setting that will lend a timeless look. But that’s not to say that barn-focused venues are off the table! There are plenty of barn wedding venues that have found the perfect balance between old and new. Check out some of our favorite wedding barns in the states, perfect for hosting a modern rustic event.
14Tenn – Tennessee
Located in Music City, 14Tenn is a blank canvas of an event space waiting for you to make it your own. The combination of white exposed framing, expansive ceiling, and stunning natural light, create an ambiance that needs very little, if any, decor. However, the versatile space remains a winner among couples who prefer a minimal look, as well as those who desire a more luxe set up.
Tin Roof Barn – Washington
At over 100 years old, the Tin Roof Barn is an authentic and charming setting for a wedding. It’s nestled within the rolling hills and apple orchards of the Columbia River Gorge, offering a magical view. Meanwhile, the barn itself features warm wood and modern chandeliers, for a cozy chic wedding. It encompasses 3400 sq feet of dining and entertainment space, including the cutest lounge areas and an adjacent courtyard.
The Ivy Rose Barn – Virginia
A private luxury wedding event venue, The Ivy Rose Barn is located on a 70 acre working floral and honey farm. So not only will you enjoy the elegant white wedding barn on your special day, but you’ll also be able to take advantage of the striking landscape. The real wow-factor however is the interior of the barn, which features a variety of timeless ceremony and reception spaces – like a gorgeous grand staircase!
Northern Haus – Wisconsin
Nestled within a stunning 30-acre property in Door County Wisconsin, Northern Haus is a serene escape for events both grand and intimate. This picturesque venues feature options for both indoor and outdoor events, including a Midwestern chic barn. With 36-foot ceilings and exposed beams in a clean white interior, this luxurious, modern farmhouse with industrial vibes complements a wide variety of styles.
The Black Barn at Spain Ranch – Oklahoma
Located in Tulsa, The Black Barn at Spain Ranch is a truly unique setting for a wedding. A modern minimalistic wedding barn, it features a rustic chic interior, industrial details, and large windows that allow natural light to flood the space. With multiple rooms, there is an area for every part of your event, from the ceremony to a cocktail hour. Plus a gorgeous covered patio perfect for an afternoon of drinks and mingling.
Homestead Blessings Barn – New York
A rustic yet elegant wedding venue located in Corning, New York, the Homestead Blessings Barn is a refurbished 1860s dairy barn. It’s situated on a lush farm surrounded by woods, for an oh so cozy backdrop. The barn itself can host up to 120 guests, and features a heated concrete pad for tented weddings. Meanwhile, chic details and modern amenities are the icing on the cake, such as elegant chandeliers, a stone patio, and updated restrooms.
Overlook Barn – North Carolina
Sitting atop Beech Mountain in North Carolina, the Overlook Barn is a dreamy rustic barn. Featuring 30-foot arched ceilings with exposed wood beams, this spacious venue encompasses 6,500 square feet. Making it a gorgeous setting for an indoor event, as well as a tented wedding. And, in addition to the venue itself, guests will enjoy an unrivaled view of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Morgan Creek Barn – Texas
Surrounded by large oak trees, a winding creek and open pasture, Morgan Creek Barn is a stunning whitewashed rustic-modern barn. Placed perfectly on 52 acres in the countryside, it is suitable for an indoor or outdoor ceremony and reception. The main barn features timeless crystal chandeliers hanging from the dramatic vaulted ceilings add a gorgeous effect to any wedding. Meanwhile, the adjacent pavilion highlights steel columns, large fans, trusses and a stunning outdoor fireplace.
Hidden Vineyard – Michigan
Originally built in the late 1800s, the Hidden Vineyard wedding barn is a rustic, yet elegant backdrop. With the simple beauty of the outdoors and the vintage charm of an old barn, it is an ideal setting for a memorable event. Large double barn doors open to unite the reception area and deck. While the interior features a classic vaulted ceiling and exposed wood beams.
The Tannery Barn – Maryland
Modern design and original historic details are united to create a remarkable, one of a kind venue, at The Tannery Barn. Inside the historic doors you will find original architectural details and high ceilings that make it a perfect spot for cocktail hours, small gatherings and ceremonies. Or enjoy the adjacent courtyard, an expansive green view that is lit with café lights.
Bluegrass Wedding Barn – Kentucky
Situated on 76 acres of rolling hills, the Bluegrass Wedding Barn in rural Kentucky is a breathtakingly beautiful venue. With endless views and several indoor and outdoor event spaces, if offers stunning photo opportunities. But the real star are the stables, which feature a classic wood interior, large double doors on each end, and a connected covered patio.
Hammersky Vineyards – California
Nestled in the Westside region of Paso Robles, the barn at HammerSky Vineyards is a relaxing setting for your big day. This quaint white barn was brought in from New Hampshire and makes for a timeless backdrop. The interior space is minimal, more ideas for an intimate gathering, featuring a two-story vaulted beamed interior, ambient lighting and views of the vineyards.
The Wheeler House – Georgia
Built in 2012, The Wheeler House in Georgia is a throwback to simpler times. This charming venue features a main house and barn, both of which feature historic details and modern amenities. Host your ceremony on the expansive grounds or in one of the buildings. One option being the barn, which boasts reclaimed lumber, a number of large double doors that open onto the adjacent property, and a vaulted ceiling. It’s a truly cozy setting for a wedding!
Did you fall in love with any of these wedding barns? Let us know which one was your favorite, or which one you would pick if you planned to host a modern, rustic wedding!