We are a full-service venue located in pastoral western Massachusetts, nestled in between multiple college towns. with bustling downtown entertainment and restaurant options. Valley View Farm boasts on-site lodging, no sound level worries, a 13,000 sq ft. patio, ceremony and reception barns, outdoor fire pits, experienced wedding planners, and an assortment of farm-made goods, including our Valley View Barrel Aged Artisanal Cider and maple products.
Our Yellow Barn, Hemenway Barn, Love Nest, Sugar House, patio and extensive grounds create the perfect surroundings for your most memorable celebration.
Gather around our 100-year-old hickory tree during the ceremony, walk through the fields to our stone patio for drinks, and share a meal in our historic barn.
During the colder winter months our Hemenway Barn is transformed to a heated space with glass enclosures allowing for a snowy backdrop to your ceremony. The Hemenway Barn is also used for rainy summer days.
PLANNING & PREPARATION
Our team of experienced wedding planners will guide you through all the details leading up to your big day - they will create a detailed timeline with all vendor details, assist with set up the morning of and packing up at the end of the evening. You and your loved ones will be taken care of during the wedding without having to worry about a thing.
We offer a full, high end menu of wines, craft beers on draft, our own barrel aged cider and specialty cocktails using farm grown ingredients and fresh squeezed juices. Our dedicated bar manager is available to guide decisions for what will work best for your guests - multiple bars, passed drinks during cocktail hour, wine service with dinner or poured prosecco toasts.
Please see our Bar & Cidery page for current 2020 rates.
Furniture & Decor
Our stock of hand-crafted wooden farm tables, cross-back chairs and ceremony benches can accommodate up-to 200 guests. The stone patio is outfitted with rustic high top and low top cocktail tables, Adirondack chairs, 2 custom built fire pits and an outside bar.
We can also make available our stock of decorations for your seating charts and other displays including wine barrels, wooden boxes, vintage frames, farm doors, orchard ladders and sap buckets.
CONVENIENCE & COMFORT
It’s a big farm and you have lots of pictures to take. Our golf cart escort will help get you, your photographers and videographers around quickly and efficiently for first look and sunset pictures.
Other comforting amenities include blankets for use during the chilling evenings by our hand made stone fire pits and attentive staffing during the event to make sure things stay tidy and picture perfect.
While half of the wedding party is sipping champagne and getting ready in the Love Nest, the other half will be relaxing over beers at our custom built walnut bar in the Sugar House.
Spend an afternoon getting to know your photographer on the farm during your engagement session. Take the opportunity to experience the farm in another season and see all the special places tucked away in the far corners of the property.