Mountain House Estate is popular among barn wedding venues in Northern California.

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Mountain House Estate offers rustic elegance and natural beauty in a picturesque location.

Mountain House Estate has all the charm and ranch vibes for your outdoor ceremony and reception but without all the risks, smells, and hazards of an actual barn or farm.

One of the Best Rustic Ranch Wedding Venues in Northern California

On our 40-acre property, we operate exclusively as a venue and event center and have all the gorgeous elements for your wedding photos.

Rustic Elegance in Your Wedding Photos

Our venue has multiple outdoor ceremony locations, including in front of a barn, Oak Tree, and redwood forest. Wedding couples love the Oak Tree ceremony spot, manicured grounds, spacious pavilion, lush gardens, and background of Redwoods and hills in wine country.

More About Our Farm Ranch Wedding Venue

Mountain House Estate is a beautiful rustic barn and farm wedding venue in California. Mountain House Estate offers 40 private acres with rolling hills and redwood/oak trees.

Mountain House Estate has BYOB and BYO vendor options for wedding couples. This means you can bring your own food and drink to the venue, saving you money on your wedding day.

Mountain House Estate has gorgeous dressing suites that can be customized to your specifications. This means you can have the perfect space to prepare for your big day.

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Mountain House Estate offers outdoor and indoor ceremony and reception locations. This allows you to have your ceremony and reception in the same place or in different locations.

Mountain House Estate provides custom-designed lighting and rentals for your wedding ceremony and reception. This means that you can have the perfect lighting for your big day.

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What are the best barn venues for weddings in Calfornia?

There are too many barn venues for weddings in California to list, including Mountain House Estate, Willow & Wolf Ranch, and OIyster Ridge.

What are the best rustic wedding venues in California?

Rustic is a very all-inclusive word, but most people generally rate Mountain House Estate in Cloverdale as one of the best rustic wedding venues in Northern California.

Willow & Wolf Ranch

Address: 6033 Dagnino Rd, Livermore, CA 94551

Willow & Wolf Ranch is a wedding venue and equestrian center nestled in the hills of Livermore, California. The ranch provides a tranquil and picturesque country setting for couples looking to tie the knot away from the Bay Area crowds and cars.

At Willow & Wolf Ranch, guests can enjoy horses roaming and grazing in verdant surroundings. The ranch also offers an on-site bridal suite, a groom’s quarters, and ample guest parking.

Oyster Ridge

Address: 5991 W Pozo Rd, Santa Margarita, CA 93453

Oyster Ridge at Ancient Peaks Winery is an elevated wedding venue in Santa Margarita, California. The Oyster Ridge offers a unique and beautiful setting for your wedding day. This wedding venue incorporates the rows of grapes and the valleys of Coastal California into its design. The Oyster Ridge is a special winery that combines rustics and simple sophistication.

Barn N’ Barrel Farms

Address: 3150 Pepper Rd, Petaluma, CA 94952

Barn N’ Barrel Farms is a barn-style wedding venue in Petaluma, California. The venue is on 15 acres of land and features beautiful farming and wooded areas. Barn N’ Barrel Farms can accommodate up to 300 guests.

The venue offers beautiful scenery for wedding photos. The barn-style setting with the natural landscape makes for a picturesque backdrop. The property also has a pond which provides another lovely location for photos.

Barn N’ Barrel Farms is a stunning location for an outdoor rustic barn or farm wedding.

Ardenwood Historic Farm

34600 Ardenwood Blvd. Fremont, CA 94555

Ardenwood Historic Farm is a beautiful vintage-style estate located in Fremont, California. This historic property dates back to the 1850s. The grounds are beautifully landscaped and feature a variety of gardens, ponds, and fountains. The Ardenwood Historic Farm is the perfect venue for a rustic barn or farm wedding.

Mission Springs Barn

Address: Vineyard Canyon Rd, San Miguel, CA 93451

Mission Springs Barn is a beautiful venue with a restored 4,000-square-foot barn above a natural spring water creek. The barn is located in beautiful Paso Robles wine country on a 2,800-acre ranch just 5 miles from Highway 101.

The barn is flanked by redwood trees and placid streams that lend the premises a sense of serenity. This venue is ideal for couples looking to fully embrace the natural beauty of their surroundings.

Mission Springs Barn offers in-house catering and bartending services, event rentals, an in-house DJ, an in-house bartender, and more.

Reinstein Ranch

Address: 8201 Highland Rd, Livermore, CA 94551

Reinstein Ranch is a stunning outdoor venue that welcomes weddings in Livermore, California. The property is located within Livermore, California and offers the property to couples to use as their own, tailoring the space suit the needs of their big day.

Spanish Oaks Ranch

Address: 19990 Via Spanish Oaks, Santa Margarita, CA 93453

Spanish Oaks Ranch is a beautiful farm ranch wedding venue located in Santa Margarita, California. The venue features some of the most picturesque landscapes along the Central Coast. The Spanish Oaks Ranch is family-owned and operated, making it a great choice for couples looking for a personal and unique wedding experience.

The Ranch at Stoney Creek

Address: 8320 Stoney Creek Rd, Somerset, CA 95684

The Ranch at Stoney Creek is a spacious venue with stunning views located in Somerset, California. The Ranch at Stoney Creek has evolved over the last 200 years, and it is the perfect venue for any outdoor rustic wedding.

The Ranch at Stoney Creek has two surprisingly intimate barns with open dance floors, casual seating, bar, and restaurants. The Ranch at Stoney Creek also has modern amenities, including bed and breakfast opportunities and camping grounds for those who want to stay on site.


77990 Ranchita Canyon Road Paso Robles, CA, 93451

Almond Springs is a ranch/barn style wedding and event venue in beautiful northeast Paso Robles wine country. The site is part of a fifth-generation, family-owned and operated ranch that began as a dry land almond farm in the late nineteenth century. The property includes the original homestead house, an almond drying barn, and a large redwood grove. A natural spring provides water for irrigation and drinking purposes. Flanked by redwood trees and placid streams that lend the premises a sense of serenity, this venue is ideal for couples looking to fully embrace the natural beauty of their surroundings.

The Ojai Ranch

Address: 999 Fairview Rd, Ojai, CA 93023

The Ojai Ranch is a wedding venue located in Ojai, California. The ranch provides the most exquisite mountain backdrop for wedding ceremonies. There are also multiple options available for receptions. The Ojai Ranch is a large property with plenty of room to have your dinner rehearsal, ceremony and reception all in one place.

La Arboleda

Lompoc, CA

La Arboleda is a beautiful estate with ceremony backdrops, a bar, stage, and entertainment pavilions. La Arboleda is located in the Santa Rita Hills and has a rustic dining pavilion that is wrapped in glass.

Merryman Station

Address: 20898 CA-198, Exeter, CA 93221

Merryman Station is a rustic wedding venue located in Exeter, California. The venue sits on five acres of land and includes a large barn, a gazebo, and a pond.

Merryman Station was originally a stop on the Visalia Electric Railroad, built in 189. The barn was used as a storage shed for the railroad. In the early 1900s, the property was converted into a dairy farm. The barn was renovated in the 1970s and now serves as a beautiful event space.

The Merryman Station is the perfect venue for couples looking for a rustic and charming setting for their wedding day.

Quail Ranch

136 Tierra Rejada Rd. Simi Valley, CA, 93065

Quail Ranch is a beautiful wedding venue located in Simi Valley, California. The ranch is close and convenient, making it a great choice for destination weddings. Quail Ranch has a thriving avocado orchard, citrus trees, and hillsides of mature oaks. The ranch can accommodate up to 250 guests in the beautiful gardens. Quail Ranch has partnered with vendors that offer superb farm-fresh catering. The ranch can arrange for event rentals, bar service, and more.

Ethereal Gardens | Escondido, California

Address: 8561 W Lilac Rd, Escondido, CA 92026

Ethereal Gardens is a beautiful outdoor rustic barn and farm wedding venue in Escondido, California. The venue offers five guest rooms on-site and a separate cottage. Ethereal Gardens has two lawns to choose from for an outdoor ceremony. The gardens are great for those who want a rustic wedding and a tranquil place to stay.

King Gillette Ranch | Calabasas, CA

Address: 26800 Mulholland Hwy, Calabasas, CA 91302

King Gillette Ranch is a beautiful barn and farm wedding venue in Calabasas, CA. The venue can accommodate up to 120 people. The venue has several spaces, including The Croft garden and the charming Boat Shack. Weddings of more than 50 people require a buy-out of the property.

The guest cottages have king beds, wood-burning stoves, bathrooms with heated floors, and private decks. The property also includes a highly capable chassis and drivetrain that can accommodate any type of event.

Jewel of Ortega | San Juan Capistrano, CA

Address: 41660 Ortega Hwy, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

Jewel of Ortega is a beautiful outdoor rustic barn and farm wedding venue in San Juan Capistrano, CA. The venue has a range of features that make it perfect for weddings. The property includes an outdoor ceremony site with a white picket fence, an indoor reception area with hardwood floors and exposed beams, and a bridal suite. The Jewel of Ortega is also home to various animals, including horses, chickens, and goats.

The Condor’s Nest Ranch | Pala, CA

Address: Magee Rd, Pala, CA 92059

The Condor’s Nest Ranch is a barn wedding venue in Pala, CA. The Condor’s Nest Ranch offers beautiful views of the valley and is located close to town. The Condor’s Nest Ranch has a rustic style that is perfect for California weddings. The Condor’s Nest Ranch is a great choice for couples who want a unique and rustic wedding experience.

Calamigos Los Angeles | Burbank, California

Address: 480 Riverside Dr, Burbank, CA 91506

Calamigos Los Angeles is a beautiful outdoor rustic barn and farm wedding venue in Burbank, California. The venue can accommodate up to 300 guests and offers three distinct sites for an outdoor garden ceremony and wedding reception amongst the magnificent blooms. Services offered include event rentals, in-house catering, and bartending services, a wedding cake, and more.

Starting a Barn Wedding Venue – Disasters

P.S. – if you’re a wedding venue owner reading this and you had a wedding disaster, you might consider looking into hiring a PR agency to help you put out the flames. A public relations agency can help you mitigate any wedding disasters and help heal your brand and image from bad reviews and press. If you want to get ahead of any potential wedding disasters (we hope so!) and are looking to really expand your reach, one of the best ways to do so is by hiring an influencer.

Influencers typically have many followers on social media and it’s a great way to grow awareness of your brand. Many wedding venues give away free weddings to influencers just for the awareness they generate! So this blog is not all doom & gloom, you could look into hiring an influencer marketing agency to help you sift through all the influencers. It’s a lot of work to do on your own and an influencer agency can save you TONS of time and energy in the long run of trying to vet influencers on Instagram and other places.

If you’re searching for barn wedding venues in Charlotte NC, we recommend Alexander Homestead.