12 Barn Wedding Venues in Idaho for a Gem of a Wedding

Look forward to a beautiful barn wedding in "The Gem State."
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Jenna Clark
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Jenna Clark
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  • Jenna is a freelance writer for The Knot Worldwide, specializing in wedding traditions and planning.
  • In addition to The Knot Worldwide, Jenna contributes to other online publications including Insider, People, BuzzFeed and The Daily Beast.
  • Jenna graduated from Hofstra University with a major in public relations and a minor in creative writing.
Updated May 22, 2024

There's no shortage of barn wedding venues in Idaho, which is great but can feel overwhelming when trying to pick the best venue for your celebration of love. That said, we've researched some of the many wedding barns in Idaho to help you get started on your search.

Idaho is one state that tends to get quite warm in the summer and becomes freezing during the winter. That said, selecting a barn wedding venue in Idaho that offers indoor and outdoor spaces for celebrating is key. Barns offering air conditioning and heat can be helpful to ensure optimal comfort during your wedding festivities.

After you and your partner create your wedding venue non-negotiable checklist with your wedding planner and develop a list of questions to ask venues when searching, you can check out our list of barn wedding venues in Idaho which we've compiled below. And, don't forget to head over to The Knot Vendor Marketplace to request any additional information or a tour from venues that spark your interest when planning your wedding.

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Lake Side Barn in Nampa, Idaho

For a barn wedding with a countryside feel, head to Lake Side Barn to tie the knot. Filled with a spacious dance floor, wood paneling and peaked cathedral-style ceilings, this elegant family-owned and operated Idaho barn wedding venue comfortably accommodates up to 200 people for a celebration they'll remember forever. The barn's team is flexible when it comes to helping you create the wedding of your dreams by working with any outside vendors you bring in on your special day.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 200

Homestead Barn at Dover Bay Resort in Dover, Idaho

Say "I do" at Dover's Homestead Barn at Dover Bay Resort. The vintage barn built in the 1930s has been renovated to include chandeliers, string lights and arched ceilings to create an elegant atmosphere designed for celebrating. When you reserve this barn, you will have enough room to accommodate up to 175 of your closest friends and family for a seated reception. Don't forget to ask your wedding photographer to take some photos of you with your wedding party and guests standing in front of the mountains which sit behind the venue—you can thank us later.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 175

The Barn on 1st in Idaho Falls, Idaho

Exchange vows from the 91-year-old dairy barn that is The Barn on 1st. Although this venue contains a plethora of luscious greenery, its barn loft stands out with 25-foot high barrel-style ceilings, chandeliers and string lights. This loft area contains large windows providing a great deal of light that your guests and photographer will appreciate. Regardless of whether you want a wedding where the setting up and dismantling of decor will be in your hands, or someone else's, this venue offers multiple packages that cater to different wedding needs, visions and budgets.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 200

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7N Ranch Resort in Ririe, Idaho

7N Ranch Resort is a great option for couples seeking a hybrid barn wedding venue in Idaho near the Heise Hills. Although this barn has an indoor celebration space filled with string lights and a spiral staircase, it also has an expansive grass area many couples decorate and customize for their wedding day festivities. It's important to note that this barn venue is open for celebrations nearly every weekend, but changes monthly, so contact the venue to ensure that your desired wedding date can be accommodated.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 300

The Risk Barn in Jerome, Idaho

Whether you envision hosting a rustic or elegant barn wedding, The Risk Barn is a great venue for celebrating your love year-round. Although the 4,300-square-foot barn was constructed in 1905, it has been renovated to incorporate modern amenities including HVAC, WiFi, a kitchen and a projector to name a few. Plus, this venue includes a fireplace around which you can mingle with your guests or take some breathtaking wedding photos.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 225 (inside)

Still Water Hollow in Nampa, Idaho

If you're looking for a wedding venue where you can say "I do" and then celebrate with your loved ones, Still Water Hollow has you covered. Start your day exchanging vows in their White Chapel which was constructed in 1899 before heading into the main barn filled with bistro lights and an eye-catching brick wall for any additional festivities. If you choose to invite kids, this venue is home to several areas designed with children in mind.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 200 (main barn) and up to 160 (chapel)

Idaho Guest Ranch-Lazy R Ranch in Banks, Idaho

Idaho Guest Ranch-Lazy R Ranch is perfect for couples seeking a picturesque wedding venue just about an hour's drive from Boise. When you reserve this ranch for your wedding, you'll have access to the property's loft-style barn built in the late 1800s for your festivities. The team is dedicated to helping couples and their wedding coordinators and wedding planners decorate and customize the barn in whichever way their heart desires (following venue rules and safety guidelines). That said, this venue also does not have a curfew which can be beneficial for couples wanting to dance the night away.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 200

The Barn at Mader Farm in Genesee, Idaho

For a barn wedding venue with history, don't rule out The Barn at Mader Farm. What makes this 3,000-square-foot barn unique is that when it was first constructed, it served as a winter shelter for farm animals. Since the barn is more than 100 years old, it has been updated to accommodate weddings with around 250 guests indoors in addition to leashed dogs and other approved pets. You'll also have access to an on-site manager who can work with your wedding coordinator before and on the day of your wedding to ensure everything goes according to plan and outside vendors are properly able to utilize the space to meet your needs. Don't forget to ask your wedding photographer to take some photos of you with your wedding party and guests in front of the 1949 vintage farm truck prop that's included with your rental.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 250 (indoors)

Riverside Pines in Cascade, Idaho

Don't overlook Riverside Pines in Cascade, Idaho for an Idaho barn wedding venue with a magical feel. Nestled near the Payette River, this can house up to 200 guests for your wedding festivities. What's great about this venue is optional setup and cleanup services are offered in addition to an add-on where you can rent out the venue the day before your wedding if you'd like to decorate in advance, practice with your wedding party or simply see the space one more time before exchanging vows.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 200

The Barn at Black Canyon in Emmett, Idaho

For a classic red barn wedding venue, check out The Barn at Black Canyon. This open-air barn has the potential to be customized in whichever ways you seek with whatever vendors you prefer as there are no required vendors. And when you rent out this barn, you'll have access to two dressing rooms to utilize before saying "I do."

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 150

Moose Creek Ranch in Victor, Idaho

Tie the knot near the Teton Pass at Moose Creek Ranch's event barn in Victor. This newly renovated space accommodates nature-inspired weddings with up to 130 guests. After you exchange vows, which you can do at your favorite spot across the 25-acre property, enjoy dinner with your loved ones (provided by an outside caterer) underneath string lights on the property's west lawn or inside the barn depending on your preferences. It's important to note that this barn does not have heat or air conditioning, so be sure to keep that in mind when selecting your wedding date and season.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 150 (but only enough seating for 130 unless you provide the difference)

The Mint Barrel Barn Event Center in Nampa, Idaho

For a private barn wedding venue, consider The Mint Barrel Barn Event Center in Nampa. Built in 1910, this historic 6,000-square-foot barn produced mint products as a mint still, until it was renovated to serve as a place for couples to tie the knot and celebrate their love with up to 200 guests. Although this barn wedding venue in Idaho doesn't offer catering and alcohol, it does permit outside caterers and licensed traveling bars to serve guests within the barn and its adjoining rustic deck also known as "The Silo." And, the venue is ADA-accessible and has a lift available for guests using wheelchairs.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 200

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