grove reception

Our Venue

The rustic charm of our custom post-and-beam barn makes the picture-perfect backdrop for a memorable wedding in any season. Ideally suited for weddings of 60 to 100 guests, Grove at Briar Barn Inn includes the planning services of our dedicated team, all equipment, and our renowned catering as part of your wedding package. 

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Need more space? Our sister property, Willowdale Estate, is an excellent choice for parties over 100 guests in our beautiful historic building, garden courtyard, and Sperry Tent! Learn More!

Peak Season

From May-October couples can enjoy full use of our post-and-beam barn venue, with access to an outdoor terrace and patio with additional seating, bistro lights, and views of our landscaped lawns and forested surroundings. If weather permits, an outdoor ceremony can lead seamlessly into the cocktail hour on the restaurant terrace and the Burrow. The Burrow is a small private dining room with entrances adjacent to our main dining area with a private bar and restroom. 

Receptions are hosted in our open-concept dining room with hardwood floors, and exposed beams. Our restaurant features rustic farm tables with plenty of seating, black double-ring industrial chandeliers, and a full bar in the center of the room. The Bramble House has vaulted ceilings, a private bar, restrooms, a fireplace, and plenty of natural light just beyond the main dining room. The open concept of this area creates additional indoor space for a cocktail hour, and dessert. The second floor includes a larger private suite, complete with a private restroom, sitting area, and loft that are well suited for getting ready before an on-site ceremony.

A wedding ceremony set up
indoor wedding reception in well lit venue with floral decor
grooms outside of grove

Off Peak Season

The Off-Peak Season is November -April, with special rates from January through March. Our intimate indoor Wedding receptions in our restaurant have a maximum capacity of 100 guests. Indoor ceremonies feature the dramatic backdrop of our post-and-beam barn. Weather permitting, our clients enjoy access to our outdoor patio and terrace for portraits with views of our landscaped lawns and forested surroundings.

After the ceremony wedding guests move into the Bramble House for cocktail hour. This room features a large fireplace, vaulted ceilings, a private bar, and plenty of natural light. The second floor of the Bramble House also includes a larger private suite, with additional private restrooms, a large sitting area, and a loft that is well-suited for getting ready before an on-site ceremony. 

The reception takes place in the main dining room of our restaurant, with a large open area in the center of the room for the sweetheart table and dancefloor. 

indoor wedding ceremony with arbour and floral decorated lighting
guests in courtyard
beef entree

Coordination Services

Our event coordination services and on-site catering team are some of the most valuable components of hosting your wedding with Grove! On the day of your event, our team will set up your personal d├ęcor, as well as your reception tables and food stations, to ensure that your vision for a one-of-a-kind wedding day is realized. Our Wedding Coordinators orchestrate on-site ceremonies, coordinate your wedding professionals, and ensure that every detail is remembered. Our team of seasoned professionals pride themselves on a seamless experience, allowing you to enjoy each moment of the planning process and your wedding day.