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The Barns at Wesleyan Hills

Middletown, CT View map Visit website
2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner
Rating 4.9 out of 5
   249 reviews
$27k - $31k For 100 Guests
Up to 250 guests

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2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner
$27k - $31k For 100 Guests
Up to 250 guests

The Barns at Wesleyan Hills is a wedding venue offering the perfect blend of elegance and a rustic, country feel in Middletown, Connecticut. The 140-year-old barn is surrounded by romantic willow trees, ponds, islands, and a fountain. These aesthetic treats can create an ideal setting for your special day. The Barns at Wesleyan Hills is a stunning venue that has been featured on multiple media outlets. The venue offers a breathtaking setting, along with award-winning seasonal menus that are customized for their client's wedding reception. The Barns at Wesleyan Hills provides expert staff as well as an onsite coordinator for the day-of duties to ensure that their clients' wedding goes smoothly.

Facilities and Capacity
The Barns at Wesleyan Hills can accommodate up to 225 guests in the historic barn, while the newly constructed Middle Barn offers space for a cocktail hour. The barns provide full heating and air-conditioning for your comfort. Inside, couples and their guests will find rustic wood floors as well as charming bistro lighting or chandeliers. The room is customizable, able to suit the theme and desired look that the couple is aiming for. The wooden accents carry throughout the space, lining the walls and the ceiling in a warm and cozy hue. Outside, the splendor of nature can be enjoyed. There are plenty of places to retreat to, including ponds, groves, and bridges.

Services Offered
The Barns at Wesleyan Hills offers a variety of services to make the wedding of your dreams come to life. For the couple's convenience, they are able to make use of a get-ready suite as well as various event rentals and in-house amenities, such as catering and bar. The event team will also be able to provide servers and bartenders. Full event planning solutions may be availed of. Examples of these are lighting options, sound equipment, dance floor facilities, and more. The team also conducts both setup and cleanup. A delicious and artfully crafted wedding cake can also be provided by the in-house culinary team.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Yes

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

$5,000

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

$2,000

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

Yes

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

$995

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

$995

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
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?

Server(s)

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

250

Describe your venue:

Barn
Historic Building
Waterfront

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

What event services do you offer?

All Inclusive Packages
Bar Services
Cake
Catering Services
Clean Up
Event Planner
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Lighting / Sound
Set Up
Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Dessert
Hors d'oeuvres
Plated
Server(s)
Stations

What bar services do you provide?

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

What event items are available?

Chairs
Dance Floor
Decor
Furniture
Lighting
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

September
October

What months are included in your off-peak season?

April
December

249 Reviews

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    Maggie S. Married on 12/11/2021
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    Phenomenal

    My husband and I cannot speak more highly of The Barns at Wesleyan Hills. Our day was truly incredible, and we have the magnificent staff of the CT Wedding Group to thank! Service was impeccable, food was absolutely delicious--from planning to execution, the staff at The Barns could not have made our day any more special or seamless.
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    Susan H. Married on 11/21/2021
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    The Barnes Highly Recommended

    My sons wedding was at The Barns and it was truly amazing. From the staff Jenna and her team who were so on top of the details she made it look so easy! The food was outstanding all our guests commented on how good it was. The venue is gorgeous with rustic barns so warm and inviting. It is a hidden gem and I recommend you checking it out! Thank you to the event planners who helped them too all the way through!

Awards

  • 249
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2022 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2020 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2018 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2017 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2016 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2015 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2014 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2013 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2012 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2010 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2009 Winner

Real Weddings

  • Hannah & Frank
    38 photos · 09/22/2019
  • Melissa & Jason
    42 photos · 11/16/2018
  • Angela & Thomas
    59 photos · 08/07/2016
  • Jon & Jackie
    24 photos · 11/23/2015
  • Mike & Emma
    23 photos · 05/02/2015

Professional Network & Endorsements

8 Endorsements
J Cakes J Cakes Wedding Cakes

The Barns at Wesleyan Hills is the perfect spot for a rustic yet chic Wedding Reception. The grounds outside the Barns are gorgeous for photos and ceremony. The seasonal menu is delicious! The entire team at CT Wedding Group is so organized and genuine. I am grateful for the opportunity to work with this venue.

A Unique Wedding by Darlene A Unique Wedding by Darlene Wedding Officiants

If you are looking for a UNIQUE wedding location then you won't be disappointed by the Barns at Wesleyan Hills. From the rustic feel inside and out to simple lighting or decorating with elegance, the possibilities to make this place feel like it was built for you are endless. The Connecticut Wedding Group is one of the best Wedding Planners you can work with! From the food to the staff you can expect to be treated if you are their only client. Highly recommend this company and this location for an unforgettable wedding experience.

Robert Norman Photography Robert Norman Photography Wedding Photographers

professional, and easy to work with - the folks at the CT Wedding Group will handle your day with style and create a memorable atmosphere for your event!

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616 Long Hill Road Middletown, CT, 06457
8603477171

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