River Road Farm is a rustic wedding venue located in Manchester, Vermont. With panoramic views of the Green Mountains, an expansive lawn, and a converted 110-year-old horse barn, River Road Farm is dedicated to making your wedding as perfect as possible.
Facilities and Capacity
River Road Farm offers a variety of indoor and outdoor event spaces for weddings. Outdoor spaces are available both covered and uncovered, and offer scenic views of the Green Mountains. Ceremonies are held in the nearby garden, the bridge by the trout pond, or on the expansive lawn. The barn is furnished with rich leather and wood throughout, and comfortably accommodates up to 200 guests. Depending on your selected space, you and your guests enjoy antique wagon wheel chandeliers, rosebush lined walls, and a picturesque milking barn cottage.
River Road Farm assigns every couple an event specialist upon booking. Your specialist is happy to aid in the coordination of your wedding, and provides vendor recommendations and referrals upon request. Only one wedding is booked per month, ensuring exclusive access and pristine grounds for you and your guests. River Road Farm is also a full weekend rental. Custom-covered benches and chairs with blankets are provided in the barn, a Sonos system, wireless internet, tables, and chairs are always included in your package. Set up and clean up service is handled by your event specialist. Arbors, patio furniture and benches are available. River Road Farm welcomes engagement parties, bridal showers, wedding rehearsals, ceremonies, receptions, and farewell brunches.
River Road Farm accommodates up to 22 overnight guests in the barn. Amenities include an in-ground pool and the use of kayaks on the trout pond. All lodging is comfortably furnished, and features a full cook’s kitchen, a washer and dryer, game tables, and a large dining room with a copper-topped table. Overnight packages typically include two nights of lodging.
River Road Farm was first built in the 1790s, and is rumored to have been a safe house on the Underground Railway during the Civil War.
Venue Rental Policies
- Noise Restrictions: No amplified music after 11pm
- Rehearsal Dinners: Allowed
- Farewell Brunch: Allowed
- Pets: Considered Upon Request (restrictions or fees may apply)
- Open Flames: Not Allowed
- Bonfires/Fire Pits: Considered Upon Request (restrictions or fees may apply)
- Smoking: Considered Upon Request (restrictions or fees may apply)