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Venues in Dorset, VT,
(802) 867-4455

About Us

2021-Saturdays still available July 3, 10, October 16, November 13.

Barrows House is a wedding venue located in Dorset, Vermont, that serve the Burlington and Albany regions. They would be honored to host your wedding events at their rustic yet modern historic venue with gorgeous scenic views and indoor and outdoor settings.

Facilities and Capacity

Couples may entertain up to 250 guests for their tented wedding events at Barrows House. This six acre getaway comes with many accommodations to treat your out-of-town guests. Couples may enjoy their wedding events outdoors or inside with their friends and family at this tranquil, private estate. Spacious outdoor grassy and patio areas are fantastic for gatherings, as are indoor areas. The indoor capacity is 100 guests for a sit down dinner.

Additionally, three miles up the road is The Old Gray Barn in Rupert, VT. It is a beautiful venue with a capacity of 200 guests that is surrounded by mountains. Transportation is provided from all of our properties.

Services Offered

Staff at Barrows House are professional and offer couples the utmost care and respect. They are determined to help you have a wonderful, stress-free celebration and will provide you with many services to make sure you enjoy yourself. They offer accommodations for you and overnight guests, as well as all inclusive packages. They will provide you with an on-site event planner who will help coordinate your wedding. Staff will set up and clean up event items couples may rent from Barrow House, which include audio equipment, chair covers, chairs, a dance floor, decor, furniture, lighting, tables, tent accessories, and tents. They have a liquor license and offer couples bar services, which include bartenders, a cash, open, or limited bar, house beer, liquor, and wine, premium liquor, a signature drink, and specialty beer and wine. Barrows House also provides the following services:

  • Barware
  • Bridal suite
  • Cake
  • China
  • Event rentals
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • In-house catering
  • Liability insurance
  • Lighting/sound
  • Linens
  • Parking
  • Pet friendly
  • Wheelchair access
  • Wireless internet


Barrows House will provide catering services for your events. They offer buffet, plated, stations, family style, French service, and hors d’oeuvres serving styles, as well as dessert and cocktail reception services. Couples may bring in their own outside cake as well as attend tastings to preview and select menu items. They honor dietary restrictions for those who are vegan, organic, vegetarian, and gluten-, lactose-, nut-, and pork-free. Their delicious American dishes include herb roasted breast of chicken, pan seared diver scallops, roasted duck breast, and much more.


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  • Our wedding was great. Barrows House was our location of choice in Dorset VT. The food was amazing and the day of the wedding everything went smoothly and well. I would definitely recommend. Over all great experience.

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

    Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?


    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

    $ 3,000.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

    $ 1,500.00

    Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?


    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

    $ 500.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

    $ 500.00

    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Chairs, China, Clean Up, Event Planning, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Parking, Set Up, Tables

    Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

    Cake Cutting, Dessert, Server(s), Wedding Cake

    What is the starting price per person for bar service?

    $ 25.00

    Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

    Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink

    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?


    Describe your venue

    Barn, Garden, Historic Building, Inn/B&B, Resort, Restaurant

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Covered Outdoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views

    Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

    Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Elopements, Rehearsal Dinner

    What event services do you offer?

    Accommodations, All Inclusive Packages, Bar Services, Cake, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Liability Insurance, Lighting / Sound, Pet Friendly, Set Up, Wifi

    What catering services do you offer?

    Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, French Service, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings

    What bar services do you provide?

    Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine

    What event items are available?

    Audio Equipment, Chairs, Chair Covers, Dance Floor, Decor, Furniture, Lighting, Tables, Tents, Tent Accessories

    What food and beverage items are available?

    Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Shuttle, Wheelchair Access

    What months are included in your peak season?

    June, July, August, September, October

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    January, February, March, April, May, November, December

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