11 Barn Wedding Venues in West Virginia With Mountain State Charm

The Appalachian Mountains are an idyllic backdrop for your barn wedding.
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Hillary Hoffower
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Hillary Hoffower
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  • Hillary got her start in the wedding industry interning for celebrity wedding and event planner Colin Cowie.
Updated May 21, 2024

The Appalachian Mountains, small towns, rushing rivers and waterfalls all create a scenic landscape for barn wedding venues in West Virginia. It's hard to resist the natural beauty of the Mountain State, so what better way to get married than at a barn? Tie the knot on rolling hills outside and take the party inside, where the West Virginia rustic charm continues.

But some of the barn wedding venues in WV are more contemporary than bucolic, with elegant details or a gleaming white interior. We've got some on this list for each vibe—it's up to you to decide which one you want to go for. We'd recommend touring a few different options to see how you connect with each and whether they meet your venue needs (a booking checklist might help). It's likely many of them might be in your budget, too. We're pretty sure you'll be charmed by these barn venues for your West Virginia wedding.

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Stone House Lavender in Fairmont, West Virginia

From the inside to the outside, it doesn't get much more dreamy than Stone House Lavender. This barn wedding venue near Morgantown, WV, is part of a countryside estate perched on a 20-acre hillside overlooking lavender fields, hayfields and a livestock pasture. The white barn has a timeless and modern feel with a light, airy interior, hardwood floors and a glittering crystal chandelier. It's climate-controlled and can fit up to 150 of your loved ones. A pop of warmth comes in the oak-hued barn-style doors, which give way to a stone patio—an idyllic location for cocktail hour or your ceremony under a wood pergola.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 150

Events at Bella Vista in Martinsburg, West Virginia

Events at Bella Vista sits on a picturesque 13 acres complete with manicured green grounds and enchanting stone buildings. While there are more than five locations to choose from for your ceremony, you should definitely host your reception in the newly renovated and climate-controlled Bank Barn. This barn wedding venue in Martinsburg, WV, has enough room for more than 200 guests, a spacious dance floor and a band or DJ. It offers three different wedding packages, each including chair and table rentals.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 250

Vintage Valley Weddings and Events in Mineral Wells, West Virginia

There's nothing quite as charming as a classic red barn. That's exactly what you'll get at Vintage Valley Weddings and Events, a barn wedding venue near Parkersburg, WV, that sits in a valley at the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. The barn's interior exudes rustic romance, with wood paneling and glowing market lights. It accommodates up to 100 people, making it ideal for smaller weddings. If you're getting married during warm weather, you can also have your ceremony and reception outside and let the barn serve as a bucolic backdrop. There's a lot of fun waiting outside thanks to fire pits, lawn games and a petting zoo.

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  • Guest Capacity: Up to 100

The Barn on Unity Farm in Princeton, West Virginia

Set on a sprawling 100 acres of hills, fields, woods and wildlife, the Barn on Unity Farm has endless outdoor locations for some nature-filled nuptials. But you should definitely hold your reception inside the newly constructed and temperature-controlled barn, which is complete with getting-ready suites for both spouses and a caterer's prep kitchen. Vaulted ceilings with wood beams make the space feel shabby chic, an aesthetic that extends outside with a side patio and pavilion.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 175 indoors

Events at 4T Arena in Bridgeport, West Virginia

When Events at 4T Arena isn't acting as a working horse farm, it's busy welcoming love to its barn wedding venue. Set on 100 acres of fields and streams, it's prime real estate for a gorgeously rural wedding. Take your wedding photos at the horse stables before celebrating inside the 14,000-square-foot barn, which is so big that it can fit up to 400 guests. One couple said it was "the perfect rustic/barn look we were going for." In addition to venue access, the wedding package offers event planning and day-of coordination—a relief for stressed-out couples.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 400

The Barn at Woodridge in Sistersville, West Virginia

Sunflower fields, a pretty orchard and mountain views create some stunning scenery at the Barn at Woodridge. This barn wedding venue in WV is large enough to host up to 180 people and hold two separate get-ready rooms for the nearlyweds. The decor is all pastoral beauty, with wood beams, large windows, barn doors, a whiskey barrel cake table and fairy lights. There are several ways to set up your reception tables to your liking and there's also a patio outside where guests can enjoy libations.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 180

Puesta Del Sol Farm in Yellow Spring, West Virginia

Puesta Del Sol Farm in the Appalachian Valley has acres and acres of scenic sites for your nuptials, from the Sunset Overlook to a tranquil pond. But parties of up to 200 can take the reception inside to the barn, which is built out of old barn wood and stones. It retains the traditional rustic feel of a barn with its raised ceilings, but it's modernized with climate-controlled settings and a large barn. There are also plenty of farm animals on-site, from Texas longhorns to chickens, completing some serious country vibes.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 200

Hidden Springs Barn in Athens, West Virginia

We love Hidden Springs Barn for its natural beauty. Surrounded by tall trees and endless fields, there's a waterfall and a peaceful pond on the property. There's a deck at the latter, an idyllic setting from which to say your vows before heading to the barn, where all receptions are held. Inside, a statement chandelier hangs from a ceiling of exposed wood beams that you can decorate with string lighting to set the ambiance. Above, there's a second-floor open-air patio looking out onto the farmland.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 250

Wild Goose Farm in Shepherdstown, West Virginia

Only an hour-and-a-half hours from Washington DC, Wild Goose Farm sits on 170 acres of pastures and woodlands and is brimming with history. The mansion, overlooking a glassy pond, certainly catches the eye—but the real party is at the venue's newly restored gala barn, which fits up to 200 guests. The level of detailing lends an air of elegance, with a soaring beam structure that allows for ample lighting and four HVAC units hidden inside rough wood grain bins. Lively painted walls, flower displays and furniture inspired by New Orleans (where one of the original 19th-century owners, a descendant of the founder of Shepherdstown, West Virginia, once lived) take over the downstairs area. Here, there's a changing suite with herringbone brick floors and a dressing room with a professional poker table.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 200

The Barn at the Olde Homestead in Ona, West Virginia

Everything about this barn wedding venue in West Virginia is big—from the 100 acres it sits on to the 4,600-square-foot barn itself, which includes a 320-square-foot detached deck for your live band or cocktail hour. Up to 200 of your friends and family can dance the night away underneath rustic chandeliers and you can watch from the upstairs loft. We particularly love the vintage-style wood doors to both the main floor and the loft balcony, which make for a prime photo op. Bonus: The Barn at the Olde Homestead is pet-friendly, so your dog can celebrate with you, too.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 200

Misty Mountain Event Barn in Fisher, West Virginia

Sitting in the mountains of Fisher, West Virginia, Misty Mountain Event Barn has a designated outdoor ceremony site with a rustic archway and views of the South Branch Valley. After your first kiss as newlyweds, celebrate in the wood-paneled barn, which has an ample 6,000 square feet of space for dancing and dining under twinkling lights. A grand staircase makes a statement at the back of the barn, leading to dressing rooms on the second floor.

  • Guest Capacity: 300+

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