The Red Barn at Hampshire College

Situated against a scenic New England backdrop, The Red Barn at Hampshire College offers a charming, rustic, and unique venue for meetings and special events of all kinds. Built in 1820, The Red Barn features the original wide-panel flooring, post-and-beam structure, and a modern heating and cooling ventilation system to allow for events to be hosted throughout the year. 

For weddings and special events, The Red Barn can accommodate up to 140 guests with a dance floor or 130 guests if choosing to do a buffet. Our large deck provides additional space for an outdoor cocktail hour with breathtaking views of The Notch and Holyoke Mountain Range. Wedding ceremonies may be held in front of the giant oak tree, on our deck, or inside the barn. During the colder months, the barn provides the perfect setting for a cozy and romantic winter wedding ceremony and reception.

We enjoy customizing menus and cater to special dietary needs. We are well versed in preparing and serving vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free menu items. Menus can be as elegant or as informal as desired.

Our experienced and award-winning staff take great pride in providing exceptional service to ensure that your event is as successful as it is memorable. We are here to guide clients through the planning process by offering expertise as well as creative suggestions so that your guests may enjoy a delightfully unique experience.

We invite you to schedule a tour of the barn and inquire about available dates for your next special occasion.  

Appointments may be scheduled Monday-Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., with the last appointment being taken at 4 p.m. Please call us today at 413.559.5610 or email us at to book your visit. 

We look forward to creating an unforgettable event with you!

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Awards and Recognition:

"Couples Choice Award 2020"

"Unique Venues Best of Awards: Best Venue for an LGBTQ-Friendly Event" Unique Venues

"Couples Choice Award 2019"

"Best of Weddings Hall of Fame"

" Best of Weddings 2019"

"LTG Wedding Awards 2019-Unique Wedding Venue of the Year" Luxury Travel Guide

"LTG Wedding Awards 2018-Rustic Wedding Venue of the Year" Luxury Travel Guide

"Best of Weddings 2018"

"Couples Choice 2018"

"Best of Amherst" Small Business 2017

"Couple's Choice 2017"

"Best of Amherst" Small Business 2016

"Couple's Choice 2016"

"Best of Weddings 2016"

"Best of Weddings 2015"

"Best Farm-to-Table Catering 2015" Unique Venues

"Editor's Pick 2015"