New York's Rustic Wedding Gems: 23 Captivating Barns, Farms, and Historic Homes

With picturesque sites pre-dating the Revolutionary War, upstate New York is a treasure trove of historic farms, barns and country manor homes. Surrounded by the awesome natural beauty of the Hudson River, crystalline lakes, and Catskill and Adirondack Mountain peaks, it's a four-season wonderland that's trending as a destination getaway and mecca for great organic food, wine, and sightseeing.



UPSTATE



Wolf Oak Acres

Oneida, NY

Style: Gorgeous countryside ranch spread over 206 secluded acres that include ponds, gorges, woods, streams, meadows, waterfalls, and gardens.

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$

The North Farm

Geneva, New York

Style: Exquisite, rustic-elegant venue set beside beautiful Seneca Lake, boasting a large courtyard and a manicured ceremony location overlooking the water, 19th-century dairy barns transformed into dreamy event spaces, and plenty of flexibility to bring your vision of an upstate wedding to life.

Price: $$ • $$$

Freedom Run Winery

Lockport, NY

Style: Exchange vows al fresco overlooking the vineyards, apple orchard, and sunflower fields or in the 1826 timber-framed barn, before joining your guests for a reception in the modern Tasting Room and Barrel Room, which opens onto a large covered patio.

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

The Lodge on Echo Lake

Warrensburg, NY

Style: Dreamy Adirondack getaway set at the edge of sparkling Echo Lake, with multiple outdoor patios, lawns, and decks for al fresco events, an airy reception hall with floor-to-ceiling windows, and camp-chic lodging for your guests in cozy bunkhouses.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$


CENTRAL NEW YORK



Springside Farm

Fabius, NY

Style: Charming fall harvest and Christmas tree farm in the rolling hills of southern Onondaga County, boasting sweet arbors, a gazebo, and a natural wood barn with large doors that frame views of the bucolic surroundings.

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$

Our Farm

Manlius, NY

Style: Rustic and elegant family-owned farm on a lovely, tree-bounded property with one-of-a-kind offerings like hay rides, romantic private gardens, friendly farm animals, and even a pumpkin-launching trebuchet named Boris.

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$

Heritage Barn at the Dunham Homestead

Hamilton, NY

Style: Exquisite working farm, family-owned for generations, set on 200 acres of magnificent rolling hilltops overlooking the scenic Chenango Valley and highlighted by wood barns with soaring ceilings, fields of picturesque hops, and two elegant farmhouses for weekend-long relaxation.

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$


WESTERN NEW YORK



Twin Silos

Livonia, NY

Style: Characterful former dairy barn set among rolling pastures and sweet ponds just 30 minutes south of Rochester, offering generous packages that allow weekend-long access and plenty of support from the warm, wonderful owners.

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$

Notting Hill Farm

South Wales, New York

Style: Lovingly modernized timber frame barn with authentic mortise and tenon joinery, framed by lush floral borders, spacious patios, and rolling hills at the heart of a bucolic, manicured pasture on a 200-acre working farm.

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Quincy Cellars

Ripley, New York

Style: Lovingly renovated historic barn and authentic stone tasting room nestled among lovely grounds that include a pond, vineyards, and century old trees.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$


HUDSON VALLEY



Lundy Farm

Wawarsing, NY

Style: Stunning private 62-acre property perfect for retreats and intimate weddings, boasting two luxury villas with overnight accommodations for 25 guests, a regenerative organic farm & greenhouse, and a prime location nestled amid lush forests only two hours from NYC.

Catering: In-house, Preferred list, BYO
Price: $$

7 Miles to Kingston

Kingston, NY

Style: Picturesque, 300-year-old stone house and pool with panoramic views of the Catskill Mountains and Esopus Creek, along with cozy on-site lodging for up to 8 people.

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$

Oak Hill

Hudson, New York

Style: Bluff-top manor house presiding over 130 scenic acres in a private woodland park, with fabulous Hudson River and Catskill Mountains views.

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$

Walden Riverside Farm

Walden, NY

Style: Family-owned estate nestled on 50 lush acres beside the Wallkill River, highlighted by a hand-built and -raised Dutch Barn and an 18th century farmhouse.

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$

Shaker Heritage Barn

Albany, NY

Style: Charming 1915 Shaker Barn at the heart of a remarkable property just minutes from Albany but with a worlds-away vibe, set among cool historic buildings, winding paths through the trees, lily pad-dotted ponds, and a gently rolling stream.

Catering: In-house, BYO
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Fortune Valley Manor

Saugerties, NY

Style: Private estate on 35 gorgeous Hudson Valley acres, highlighted by an expansive barn with open 30-foot wooden trusses, soft white draping, and twinkle lights.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$


CATSKILLS



Windham Manor

Windham, NY

Style: Spectacular 45-acre property nestled in the Catskills Mountains near stylish Windham, highlighted by a stunning, climate-controlled barn and renovated 12-bedroom Victorian mansion.

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$

Adena Orchard & Vine

Jewett, New York

Style: Gorgeous, family-run orchard on 15 mountaintop acres, with ample sun-dappled lawns, old fruit trees, two historic barns, and a sparkling pond and stream linked by scenic walking paths.

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$

Stone Tavern Farm

Roxbury, New York

Style: Private 400-acre farm and historic barn in a secluded valley with expansive views, a sweet pond, a historic barn, and no curfew!

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

The Inn at West Settlement

Roxbury, New York

Style: Cozy inn and farmhouse with a meadow, pond and gardens, plus a classic shake shingle-roofed barn for an incredible reception.

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$

Cadillac Ranch Event Barn

Davenport Center, NY

Style: Rustic retreat tucked away in the Catskills, with a lovely gambrel-roofed red barn, a historic grain silo, plenty of rustic décor options, and fire pits around the pond for post-wedding s'mores.

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$

Historic Barns of Nipmoose

Buskirk, New York

Style: Three beautifully restored, rustic-chic barns and multiple ceremony areas like a grove of aspens and in front of a magnificent stone wall.

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$

Handsome Hollow

Long Eddy, New York

Style: Former Amish dairy barn that's been lovingly restored and is now a stunning, romantic and rustic-chic event venue surrounded by pristine wilderness.

Catering: BYO
Price: $$


FEATURED INTIMATE WEDDING PACKAGE



Friends Lake Inn

Chestertown, NY

This romantic woodsy retreat is offering intimate wedding packages to make your dream wedding in the Adirondacks a reality.

Adirondack Petite Wedding Package starts at $3,299 for the wedding couple, up to 14 guests, and includes:

• Officiant
• Bouquet, boutonniere, and seasonal floral centerpieces
• Professional photographer (1 hour)
• Welcome reception with presentation platters of hors d'oeuvres
• Wedding toast
• Two-course dinner
• Boutique wedding cake with matching flowers
• One-night lodging for the wedding couple & breakfast the next morning

They also have Elopement packages starting at $999.



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