Check Out These 11 Barn Wedding Venues in North Dakota

Whether you prefer traditional or modern, there's a barn venue for every style.
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Christin Perry
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Christin Perry
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Updated May 14, 2024

No matter the season, many couples opt for a barn venue for their special day. After all, a barn wedding venue in North Dakota makes an enchanting backdrop for any wedding, from a grand affair to a small, casual vow exchange. Conveniently, the North Dakota countryside is dotted with wedding venues that boast everything from the traditional red, gambrel-style barn to newly renovated modern barns.

In this article, we're bringing you 10 of our favorite barn wedding venues in North Dakota. If you're planning a wedding in North Dakota, there's a good chance you'll find what you're looking for here on our list. Once you do, be sure to start the process of changing your name if you choose to, to ensure the process is a smooth one.

Without further ado, here are 10 of the most popular barn wedding venues in North Dakota. Each one is unique, offering couples slightly different packages, add-ons and features. Be sure to check out our venue booking checklist and our guide to important questions to ask wedding venue staff to ensure you're able to get all the information you need about your chosen location prior to booking.

Lone Oak Farm Event Venue in Ayr, North Dakota

Lone Oak Farm is centered around an elegant barn that's recently been renovated in a retro-chic aesthetic. Wrapped in a white galvanized steel exterior and topped with a beautiful black roof, the modern barn features 30-foot ceilings and even a second floor. Two grand barn doors allow plenty of light and fresh air and open to a beautiful patio with fire pits perfect for post-reception relaxation. Nature is at the forefront of this beautiful property, with fields and groves that offer ample opportunity for outside exploration. A rustic farmhouse is the perfect setting for you and your wedding party to prepare for the ceremony.

  • Guest Capacity: 300+

Naastad Acres in Hatton, North Dakota

Naastad Acres is a beautiful retreat perfect for the couple who desires to have an intimate barn wedding ceremony. While the property itself hosts up to 450 people, those desiring to exchange vows in the little red barn will have to scale back the guest list: this rustic, gambrel-style barn space holds far fewer. Reserving this barn wedding venue in North Dakota means you'll have full use of all facilities from Friday through Sunday afternoon, offering you and your guests plenty of time to relax and unwind.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 450

Historic Bagg Bonanza Farm in Mooreton, North Dakota

This 15-acre farm is a national historic landmark and features a beautiful red barn with ample indoor space and dramatic, vaulted ceilings. Neutral interior decor and wood-paneled walls make this space accommodating for any wedding aesthetic you can dream of. Historic Bagg Bonanza Farm doesn't provide on-site accommodations for guests but offers a dressing room and both indoor and outdoor event spaces for gatherings of up to 250 people.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 250

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The Pines Weddings & Events in Davenport, North Dakota

Prospective couples in North Dakota flock to The Pines, a unique venue with two potential reception sites. The Pines White is one of our favorite barn wedding venues in North Dakota, with a huge, barn-inspired event center decked in—you guessed it—white. When you choose The Pines White for your event, you'll enjoy plenty of outdoor options for both the ceremony and photography and an on-site farmhouse where you and your wedding party can get ready for your day. The sprawling barn easily handles crowds of up to 400 people, and on-site staff is there to handle all your catering and beverage needs.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 400

Lake Elsie Wedding Barn in Hankinson, North Dakota

This beautiful historic property features an elegant barn that can serve as the backdrop for your reception. The large, barrel-shaped barn has been fully renovated on the bottom level, with a traditional hayloft above for a rustic vibe. Lake Elsie Wedding Barn offers a unique feature: you can choose to have your ceremony in the barn and head across the patio for a beautiful tented reception or reverse the locations and host your reception in the barn. It all depends on your vision for your day. Couples who wed at Lake Elsie will have access to the property from Friday evening through mid-day Sunday.

  • Guest Capacity: 300+

Red Barn & Berry Farm in Kindred, North Dakota

For couples who dream of having their wedding in a traditional red barn with a gambrel roof, Red Barn & Berry Farm in Kindred, North Dakota is the obvious choice. Located just 30 miles outside Fargo, this beautiful, women-owned venue offers indoor and outdoor event space, catering options and fire pits for outdoor enjoyment. The inside of the barn is paneled with rustic barnwood, making it a beautiful backdrop for your wedding. The oversized doors open to a stone patio and a picnic area with pretty string lights for added ambiance.

  • Guest Capacity: up to 150

Dutch Henry Retreat in Dickinson, North Dakota

Beautiful, simple and affordable, Dutch Henry Retreat is a barn wedding venue in North Dakota located in the southwest corner of the state, in close proximity to Theodore Roosevelt National Forest. An outstanding barrel-roofed red barn is the main event here and it can easily play host to you and up to 200 of your guests on your big day. There are several outdoor ceremony spaces, then you can move the party indoors where you'll dance the night away in the wood-paneled barn. Couples should note that this affordable property does not offer dressing room space or overnight accommodations.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 200

Buffalo Gap Guest Ranch in Sentinel Butte, North Dakota

Looking to wed in the wild, wild west? You can't beat Buffalo Gap Guest Ranch as your barn wedding venue in North Dakota. This sprawling ranch is located in the Badlands region of the state and features indoor or outdoor overnight accommodations for you and your guests, along with tons of trails and even a bonfire in the evening. Exchange vows in one of the ranch's scenic outdoor locations, then host a boot-scootin' reception in the on-site barn. Beautiful twinkling lights add ambiance, and the string-light-adorned antlers that hang from the ceiling certainly contribute to that Old Western vibe.

  • Guest Capacity: 300+

1908 House in Hatton, North Dakota

What venue has a beautiful Victorian home, a classic red barn and a photo-worthy pergola? The answer is the 1908 House, located in Hatton, North Dakota. This idyllic setting is perfect for weddings and events of any size, and offers tons of event spaces, including the property's iconic red barn. That's only one of the reasons why 1908 House makes our list of the most charming barn wedding venues in North Dakota. When you rent 1908 House, you'll have exclusive use of the property for the entire weekend of your event, including a place to get ready in the guest house. On-site staff can provide everything from party rentals to wedding decor and even a sound system.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 350

Prairie Meadows in Dawson, North Dakota

This stunning property literally has it all. It's a perfect choice if you're looking for barn wedding venues in North Dakota, with a charming red barn, but it's so much more, too. At Prairie Meadows, you'll find a vintage white chapel with seating for 100 if you choose to have a more intimate affair. Inviting everyone you know? Opt for the pavilion, where up to 400 people can dance the night away. You'll enjoy exclusive access to the entire property on the weekend of your wedding, where on-site staff and your own dedicated event planner can help you secure everything you need to make your big day go off without a hitch.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 400

Black Leg Ranch in McKenzie, North Dakota

For an authentic, ranch-style North Dakota wedding event, you can't beat Black Leg Ranch. Conveniently located just 20 minutes from the Bismarck airport, you and your guests will be transported to another time when you step foot on the sprawling property. On-site accommodations and plenty of indoor or outdoor event spaces are just some of the perks you'll find here. Gather with friends and family in the elegant yet rustic barn lined with reclaimed wood on the inside.

Here, you can rent the entire place when you opt for the Two-Day Weekend experience, where you can host up to three hundred guests at this quiet retreat. The pretty barn is decked with modern lighting, and on-site staff can assist you with catering and bar options, along with plenty of options for table and chair rentals.

  • Guest Capacity: 300+

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