24 Apple Orchards Where You Can Get Married
Apple orchards are popular spots for family outings, first dates, and more. Pick-your-own farms have plentiful activities, delicious food, and gorgeous views. The fresh produce is hard to beat, and fruiting groves are a pleasure to stroll through. With so much to offer, you may be considering hosting your wedding amid the apple trees.
To help you plan your rustic celebration, we've searched the web for wedding-friendly apple orchards, and as it turns out, there are tons of options. Spanning across the country and with varying amenities, the following locations are all worth looking into for your big day.
As you browse, consider your needs. Are you simply seeking a rural, serene setting to say your vows, or do you want a venue with lots to do? Does an outdoor or indoor wedding best suit your needs? What time of year do you hope to marry during? Will your gathering be a destination wedding? The following venues vary, having either barns, pavilions, or acres of land. Some sit quietly beside gorgeous mountains and lakes, while others share properties with wineries and beer gardens. This list includes orchards in various states, plus farms with lodging or in popular vacation regions. And, while apple orchards and autumn go hand-in-hand, many are pretty and open in any season.
Are you already smelling the sweet scent of apple trees, or envisioning your reception tables filled with farm-fresh flowers? Click through our complete roundup to assess all of the possibilities. Along the way you'll find historic landmarks, local favorites, and venues from our real weddings. As you explore, might we suggest grabbing a cider donut to snack on?
This Walpole, New Hampshire, destination has five distinct ceremony sites, and each boasts views of the orchard. There are tons of activities on the farm—from apple picking to fishing—that'll keep guests entertained for an entire wedding weekend. You can lodge in one of their facilities, and throw your reception in their hall.
Apple Holler is located in Sturtevant, Wisconsin. The farm offers a lot—from its own staff to its own supplies—and even provides wagon rides from the ceremony site to the reception space.
The Barn at York Hill
Tucked away in Livermore, Maine, Boothby's Orchards has a 19th-century barn for your reception. You can lodge in one of its vintage farmhouses, and sip on wine made in the farm's old milk room.
County Line Orchard
County Line Orchard in Hobart, Indiana, is a full-service venue complete with a private banquet space. The property offers all-inclusive wedding packages to help make planning a breeze.
Dixon's Apple Orchard
This orchard's beautiful setting looks lovely in photographs, no matter which of the outdoor ceremony venues you choose. If rain is an issue, there's an indoor one as well. The farm is located in Cadott, Wisconsin.
At Fishkill Farms, there's a lot to look at, from the orchards themselves to the Catskill Mountains in the distance. This Hudson Valley venue is set in Hopewell Junction, New York.
Gould Hill Farm
Tie the knot surrounded by apple trees at this Contoocook, New Hampshire, orchard.
Liberty View Farm
We featured this farm in Martha Stewart Weddings: Ideas and Inspiration for a reason. The venue—which is in Highland, New York—requires your event to span at least three days, ensuring that you spend adequate time with your loved ones.
Los Rios Rancho
Los Rios Rancho in Yucaipa, California, offers ranch weddings in its heirloom apple orchard. The location is surrounded by meadows and has views of the nearby valley.
Mt. View Orchards
Maple Shade Farm
Set in the Catskills, this Delhi, New York, venue is certainly picturesque. The farm recommends an outdoor reception under the stars—you can even roast marshmallows for a late-night snack.
The Meadow Barn
The Meadow Barn at County Orchard is located in West Harrisburg, South Dakota. The barn itself has a covered patio, crystal chandeliers, and enough room for hundreds of guests.
This rustic, family-owned orchard in Blue Ridge, Georgia, has pretty grounds and an outdoor pavilion.
Nashoba Valley Winery
Red Apple Farm
Red Apple Farm's barn is great for hosting your reception. The venue's located in Phillipston, Massachusetts.
Scott Farm Orchard
Dummerston, Vermont's, Scott Farm Orchard offers multiple spaces to exchange your vows in. Before or after the wedding, you can stay in one of its historic rentals.
Hold your reception in the packing house for views of the farm's lake. Varian Orchards can be found in East Canton, Ohio.
Orchard Grove Farms
This Frankfort, New York, wedding venue provides a gazebo for exchanging vows. Choose from one of the location's various packages.
Quonquont's restored 19th-century barn is rustic and historic. Aside from apples, the farm grows its own peaches, blueberries, and flowers.
Kuipers Family Farm
Ecker's Apple Farm
This venue describes itself as "orchard-chic" and also has a beer garden. Your wedding will definitely be one-of-a-kind, as it only hosts four—each in a different month—a year. Find the farm in Trempealeau, Wisconsin.