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(802) 549-4566

About Us

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.

Services Offered
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. After ownership was passed multiple times, the Ross family came into possession of the property in 2003.


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  • River Road Farm was the 1st wedding venue my husband and I looked at when we began our wedding search, and we literally fell in love at first sight! Being a couple from NYC that skies every weekend in VT, we knew we wanted to bring our family and friends to a place that was meaningful to us and that is exactly what we found in RRF. We felt as if it was a hidden gem that many people even in the town of Manchester don't know about. The entire property is absolutely stunning and immaculate – our guests kept saying it looked like it was straight out of a movie scene. The views of the mountains from every angle are breathtaking and do most of the heavy lifting with atmosphere. We wanted our wedding to be warm, chic and memorable and this venue accomplished all of that and more. Aside from the stunning grounds, Linda, Seth and the entire RRF team are wonderful people. They were extremely responsive and helpful through the entire wedding planning process! We had a few guests even stay on th... Read more

    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?

    $ 20,000.00

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

    $ 20,000.00

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


    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Bridal Suite, Chairs, Clean Up, Set Up, Tables

    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?


    Describe your venue

    Barn, Historic Building

    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, Rehearsal Dinner

    What event services do you offer?

    Accommodations, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Lighting / Sound, Outside Vendors, Set Up, Wifi

    What event items are available?

    Altar/Arch, Chairs, Dance Floor, Lighting, Tables

    What transportation and access is available?


    What months are included in your peak season?

    May, June, July, August, September, October

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    January, February, March, April, November, December

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