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Top 5 Wedding Barns in Sioux Falls, SD

South Dakota offers multiple locations for a dream wedding. Sioux Falls is an ideal place to say I do, offering natural landscapes and many venues for your big day. If you envision a rustic and elegant wedding, there is no doubt you should go with a barn as your venue.


Barn weddings are all about casual meets classy. You will have a natural environment with elements like exposed wood ceilings, wooden panels, and plenty of natural light. The open space that barns offer provides endless possibilities for table accommodation. High ceilings let you play with decorations and lights.


So, if you recently got engaged or have not found the right venue, here is a list (in alphabetical order) of our five favorite barns in Sioux Falls, SD area. Each has its charm, and you will surely fall in love with them.

Blue Haven Barn

A classic barn building with a modern design. It is a two stories high barn, ideal for every season of the year. It is positioned within several green acres where you can celebrate your ceremony. You can accommodate up to 300 seated guests in its 4200 sq ft. of the main floor. A beautiful staircase will be the perfect setting for your big entrance to an indoor ceremony.

This venue offers a covered patio for the rainy season. You can still have an outdoor ceremony without worrying about the weather. This space can have up to 230 seated guests. The surroundings have lots of green areas with native grasses and flowers, the perfect setting for your photos. If your ceremony is held on sunny days, the green outdoor space can accommodate 300 guests.

You will also have access to the bridal suites, located on the barn's second floor, two large suites with private bathroom and all comfort you can imagine. Suitable for you to get ready there, or have a private space to rest a little and have a moment as a couple. Your caterer will have a kitchen located off the main event area, accessible to loading areas and including refrigeration space.

The space rental includes handmade rustic tables and high-quality Chiavari style chairs with cushions for 300 guests. The rental also consists of 300 chairs for ceremony use if you decide to have an outdoor gathering. Their team will set up according to your desired floor plan. You will also have access to indoor and outdoor speakers, a projector, screen, and two wireless mics. And you can upgrade the rental package, and they will include real plates, silverware, busing staff, and water goblets.

This barn will complement your vision of classic wedding decoration, rustic style, and even a boho theme. The light gray color of its façade combined with blue barn doors makes it an exceptional venue. 


Location address:  46594 268th Street  |  Sioux Falls, South Dakota  57106


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Emerald Pines Barn

Located just west of Sioux Falls, a rustic and elegant property surrounded by over 4-acres of land. It is a barn designed to host significant events; the reception hall seats up to 400 guests. The white facade will match any decoration you have in mind. Inside you will also find a very neutral decoration, with a couple of exposed wooden beams and large chandeliers. The venue is surrounded by seasonal blooming and evergreen trees. Large barn doors and many perfect places to have your wedding pictures.

Rental includes 8ft wooden tables or round tables, wooden cross-back chairs, an open double stairway that overlooks the reception area, a focal shiplap wall, projector, surround sound, and wireless microphones. They offer a designated place for an outdoor ceremony, white chairs for outdoor use, a covered walkway and patio, a 9ft tall cedar wedding arch, and a fire pit area.

You will also have access to a bridal suite and groom's den. The bridal suite has an area for makeup and hairstyling, seating, and mirrors for 6 bridesmaids, a large private bathroom, a large, attached bathroom with three stalls, and a farm trough sink, this suite has a separate entrance, and it is located on a separate floor that overlooks the ceremony grounds. For the groom, a large TV with a gaming system and football table, bar counter, stools, a pub table, lounging area, metal hangers for coats and jacket. It is located on a different level than the bridal suite for more privacy.

Location address:  7621 W. Maple Street  |  Sioux Falls, SD 57107


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Laurel Ridge Barn

A 12 minutes' drive from downtown Sioux Falls will lead you to this unique barn. 26,000 square feet of whitewashed wood will take your breath away. If you love open spaces and plenty of light, this is the barn for you, with a complete window wall that provides natural light throughout the entire venue and a clear span of 11,800 square feet. Vaulted ceilings reaching 43' allows you to play with high floral arrangements and hanging decoration. The property is situated on a 5-acre land. The reception area seats up to 450 guests.

For your ceremony, they offer three main outdoor areas: courtyard, patio, and green space. They provide outdoor chairs for the patio and grass. Parking will not be a hassle; they have 100 paved spaces and a spare parking area for larger events. They have flexible bar options and can accommodate your requests. They include round tables, wooden cross-back chairs, speakers all over the property, a large prep kitchen with private entrance, internet, private gated entrance, and an on-site manager. The barn has all you need for DJ or live music, plenty of electrical outlets, and air conditioning as well as heating.

Bride and groom suites are available. Each has a private bathroom, door-lock, and mini-fridge. Groom suite has a 65" TV and Apple TV. There is also a main floor family room, ideal for some quiet time for nursing mothers, kids, grandparents, and pretty much anyone who wants to relax a little.

This venue has a special touch, and little decoration will be required since its walls are a fantastic feature. The windowed wall, barn doors, high vaulted ceilings, and chandeliers will amaze your guests and create beautiful images. 

Location address: 47677 Slip Up Creek Road  |  Sioux Falls, SD 57104


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Meadow Barn

A rustic and classic barn built with exposed post and beam, secluded just south of Sioux Falls city, within a historic apple orchard with over 6000 trees. This is an ideal venue for a large wedding. You can seat up to 400 guests. The barn is 132ft long by 54ft wide. It has a covered patio that runs all the length of the building. Inside you will find 34ft high ceilings with three focal crystal chandeliers. This wholly enclosed barn is suitable for all year weddings.

You can have an indoor or outdoor ceremony. Outdoor space is adjacent to the covered patio area in a grassy meadow within the apple orchards. A wood arch marks the romantic designated space for your ceremony, and full-grown apple trees will surround you. White chairs are included for your guests.

Rental includes all spaces, such as a barn, bridal suite, groom suite, prep kitchen, patio, and fire pit. Round tables, six wood cocktail tables, wooden cross back chairs for the reception, white resin chairs for the outdoor ceremony, glassware for the bar, bartenders, fully stocked bar, on-site manager, sound system. They are very flexible regarding vendors. You can bring in any cater if they have insurance and license. The kitchen does not include equipment. Parking is available, both paved and gravel.

The bridal suite is on the main level; it flows with the same decoration and design as the barn. It has a lounge and seating area. It also has three stations for hair and makeup. Grooms loft overlooks the entire reception area offering ample space to get ready and take pictures.

Additional options at extra cost are available such as wooden tables, a smore bar for the fire pit, infusion beverage station, drapery, and even a couple of alpacas to offer your guests a fantastic experience.


Location address: 1690 Willow Street West  |  Harrisburg, SD 57032


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The Canton Barn

A barn for history lovers, built over 100 years ago as a dairy barn and restored for you to celebrate a unique wedding. Located south of Sioux Falls, you can have a vintage wedding at this 29ft tall ceiling fully wooden barn. The loft area offers a 300 seated guests' capacity, and the main floor has an extra 50 seated guest's space.

The property has a covered patio with chairs, a wedding gazebo that will be the ideal setting for your ceremony, and they include chairs. It has a fire pit and incredible landscapes and sunsets that are entirely free. A shuttle bus for 22 passengers is available. It has on-site bathrooms, accessibility for the handicap, parking, an indoor bar, bartenders, and a bridal suite. This venue will capture you with its history and charm. Their owners had brought this property to this century while keeping its historical features.


Location address: 28079 481st Ave  |  Canton, SD 57013


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Bonus: The Riverview Barn

We are including this barn as a "bonus" barn since they are not open yet at the time this article was written as they plan to open in the summer of 2021. This is the first event barn on the eastern side of the city with land overlooking rolling hills of eastern Sioux Falls and the Big Sioux River near the Mary Jo Wagner Arboretum.

This barn will seat between 200 and 300 guests for weddings and events. The wood barn features a patio for outdoor entertaining, on-site kitchen, groom's den, and loft with a bridal suite.

To book they offer a flat-rate fee, which discards other fees usually associated with wedding venues. 


Location address:  2400 S. Riverview Ave  |  Sioux Falls, SD

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Wrapping things up...

So, there you have them, five barns located in the Sioux Falls area, each with a particular style and amenities to offer. They are all suitable for a rustic, modern, and even vintage wedding, with multiple spots for your wedding photography and videography. And if you are still looking for a professional wedding videographer, give us a call or click below to request info on our wedding packages. We will be more than happy to capture your love story through our camera lenses - for you to share it with the world.

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