How much is the deposit?
The amount required to secure a date is $3,500. All deposits and payments are nonrefundable.
Can we put a temporary hold on a date?
We cannot hold any dates without a deposit.
What is the maximum capacity for a wedding at the Red Barn?
The Red Barn can hold up to 220 people for a wedding ceremony and reception. The minimum number of guests we can accommodate is 75.
How far in advance should we book?
Typically couples reserve dates 8-12 months prior to their desired wedding date. For our high demand months (May, September, and October) we recommend booking 18-24 months out.
Are you open year-round?
Yes! We are a venue that is able to accommodate weddings and events all year. And yes, we have heat and A/C.
Do you have minimums?
For Saturdays in June, July, and August the guest minimum is 125. For Saturdays in September and October the guest minimum is 150. For Fridays, Sundays, and the Off Season (November-May) the guest minimum is 75. If you have less than the guest minimum please inquire about your options here at the Red Barn.
How much does a wedding at the Red Barn cost?
All of our Wedding Packages with pricing and menu options can be found here. If you have any questions about the Wedding Packages please contact our Sales Manager at 207-384-1010 x35.
What is included in the cost?
All of our Wedding Packages are designed to be as all inclusive as possible to make the planning process as smooth as possible on your end. All of our Wedding Packages are all priced per person and include the following:
· 8% Maine State Tax
· 20% Service Fee
· Facility Fee
· Five hours on site (six hours if you are married on site)
· On Site Event Manager
· Use of the Bridal Suite
· Bar set up with bartenders and barbacks
· Tables and chairs
· Linen underlays and overlays in ivory
· Linen napkins in your choice of color
· Flatware and glassware
· Champagne toast
· A complimentary food tasting
· Basic set up of foyer, mantel, and center pieces
· Imported Cheese and cracker board with vegetable crudité
· Choice of appetizers
· Bread rolls and salad
· A choice of entree for guests
· Cake cutting services
· Stationed coffee and tea
How much is the Venue Fee?
The Venue Fee, or Facility Fee as we call it, is built into the Wedding Package pricing. The 8% Maine State tax and 20% Service Fees are also built into all our pricing.
How many hours are included?
Five hours are included in our Wedding Packages for receptions. If a couple has their wedding ceremony onsite we include six hours total. The Red Barn only hosts one wedding per day.
When can the wedding party arrive?
For couples getting married onsite the bridal party may arrive onsite one hour prior to guest arrival time (hair and makeup is done off site). The groom and groomsmen may wait for the ceremony at the Outlook Tavern.
What is the latest a wedding reception can go?
All wedding receptions must be over by midnight with the exception of New Year's Eve, which may end at 1:00 am.
Can we bring in our own food/caterer?
All of the catering at the Red Barn at Outlook Farm is done in house. The only outside food item couples may bring in is dessert, which must be from a licensed baker.
What tables sizes do you have?
We have 60" round tables that fit up to 8 guests, and 72" round tables that fit up to 10 guests.
Where are the closest resorts or hotels?
The Red Barn is situated in The Southern Maine Coast and New Hampshire's Seacoast Area. There are over 300 Resorts, Hotels, Inns, and B&B in the immediate area. Kennebunk/Kennebunkport, Wells, Ogunquit, York Beach, Portsmouth, NH & Dover, NH are all within 15 miles of our facility. Check out our Vendors We Love Page for more information on our recommended accommodations.
What time can vendors come on my wedding day?
Vendors may arrive at noon on a wedding day. It is not possible for bakers or florists to drop off cakes or flowers the day before the wedding.
Do we have to use your preferred vendors?
We are always excited to see new vendors here at the Red Barn! Our preferred vendor list showcases professionals who have consistently provided exceptional service to our couples. If your vendor has never been to the Red Barn they may contact your Event Coordinator if they have any questions.
We're in town today, is it okay for us to drop by to see the Red Barn?
We are unable to do any site visits while events are underway so we do require an appointment to see the property. Please call 207-384-1010 to set up a time for a site visit with our Sales Manager.
Can my dog be in my wedding?
Yes! Your four legged friend can be in your wedding ceremony, but they must leave before dinner service.
Where can we get a Marriage License for The Red Barn?
The Red Barn property is located both in Berwick & South Berwick, Maine. The Wedding Garden and In-door Ceremony site are located in Berwick, ME. Couples who reside in the State of Maine will have to apply for a Wedding License at their respective Town Hall. Wedding Couples coming from out of state can apply for a Wedding License at any Maine Town Hall. The South Berwick and The Berwick Town Hall are located very close to our property and can issue this license.
Can our wedding party make advanced tee times for golf?
Yes, groups can reserve priority tee times for their respective group up to three weeks in advance.
Where do I send my deposit?
All events and receptions need a deposit and contract to secure a date.
All deposits are to be made out to:
The Red Barn
PO Box 238
S. Berwick, ME 03908
C/O The Red Barn
Cover Photo by: Closer North Photography
For any additional questions be sure to visit our Contact Us page to submit an inquiry, or call 207-384-1010 x35 to find out more about hosting your wedding at the Red Barn at Outlook Farm. We look forward to hearing from you!
Photos: Lydia Jane Photography, Elizabeth Bradford Photography, Alisha Maria Photography, Lauren Halvorson Photography