33675 Perkins Rd, Homer, AK
AK Diamond J Ranch is a wedding venue located in the countryside of Homer, AK. This picturesque retreat is designed to host celebrations in classic Alaskan fashion. Make the most of your surroundings by choosing to spend your special day among the splendor of these grasslands. This family-owned-and-operated estate is an idyllic setting for unforgettable celebrations. Managed by couple Billy and Stephanie Jones, this location was a settling point for their homesteader relatives who came to Homer in the 1950s. Billy and Stephanie are passionate about incorporating their Alaskan heritage into AK Diamond J Ranch, creating a truly authentic cultural experience. Spreading across 25 acres of land, this resplendent venue is situated right near Kachemak Bay. You will be treated to a breathtaking view of open pastures, complete with fields of peonies. This environment offers a stunning backdrop for your outdoor ceremony and portrait sessions. You can choose to exchange your vows in the meadows or under the exposed beams of the outdoor pavilion, complete with a covered roof. In fine weather, this space can serve as a lovely spot for a meal among nature. The main attraction of this venue is the heritage barn, a broad structure crafted from warm-toned wood. Following a classic rustic style, you’ll find arched ceilings with hanging Edison lights that can cast an intimate glow over your reception. This space has a capacity for up to 150 of your treasured guests. Management of the property offers the use of vintage-styled seating and tables for your event, including wooden banquet tables and decorative barrels. Lodgings are also provided in the main house, which includes the use of two bedrooms, bathrooms, and a kitchen. These facilities can also be used as get-ready rooms, where you can prepare in tranquility before your special day begins. The staff of this venue wishes to accommodate as many different kinds of celebrations as they can, so they offer a number of wedding packages. Each one is tailored to the individual couples’ needs to ensure that they have a blissful experience at the ranch. Couples can avail of the Single Day Package, which gives them the run of the grounds for 14 hours. This includes access to the barn, the pavilion, and the house as well as the rental of seating and tables. There is also the option of the Weekend Package which guarantees private use of the ranch for three days. This lease gives you ample time to set up and rehearse for your special day, enjoy your celebration, and wind down after the big event. The management can also provide you with a catalog of their most trusted vendors, guaranteeing that you will be served by the very best in the business. Their extensive list includes planners, caterers, florists, and photographers. Working with this venue means planning a momentous day with minimal stress, all in the beauty of the Alaskan countryside.