If you live in North Central Florida and are planning a wedding, you don’t have to travel far and wide to find the perfect place to get married. With rustic-style weddings gaining popularity in recent years, several entrepreneuring citizens of Brooksville have converted their old barns into gorgeous wedding venues.

Even if you’re not a country fan or big outdoors person, rustic wedding venues are nevertheless stunning because of their locale’s natural beauty. Brooksville is especially picturesque with its rolling hills, huge oak trees, and warm weather year-round. Choosing a rustic wedding venue also gives you the opportunity to completely customize your special day as the minimal setting provides a blank canvas for your wedding colors, themed decor, and other personal touches.

If you want to have a beautiful and unique wedding, consider getting married at one of these rustic wedding venues in Brooksville.  

Shabby Chic Barn

The Shabby Chic Barn in Brooksville offers the perfect blend of rustic elegance with their majestic oak tree ceremony site and barn bedecked with draping, chandeliers, and other sophisticated touches for receptions. Of course, their experienced wedding professionals give you plenty of choices for personalization, and the venue’s wedding packages make planning your special day stress-free so you can enjoy the festivities as much as your guests. Commercially-zoned just outside of downtown, the Shabby Chic Barn sits on eight acres of wooded hillside so your wedding is in a secluded area with plenty of privacy. You can also get married at the historic Saxon Manor that is also on the property, so you have two options here at this rustic wedding venue in Brooksville.

The White Barn

If you’re big on authenticity, you’ll love the White Barn as this rustic wedding venue in Brooksville doubles as a working farm! Ceremonies take place outside in front of a hand-built oak cross with hay bales, antique church pews, or chairs for seating, and receptions are held afterward in a gorgeous, decorated barn. As your guests approach the venue, they’ll see your and your spouse-to-be’s initials in gold lettering on the fence inviting them to join you on your special day, which is a nice personal touch! Between their five wedding packages, the White Barn can plan a wedding that will meet your budget and specifications.

Every wedding venue promises a perfect wedding day, but The White Barn has hosted weddings without a hitch since 2013 and received numerous awards. In addition to winning the 2016, 2017, and 2018 WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards, this rustic wedding venue has been recognized among the top 5% of wedding professionals nationwide by WeddingWire. You’d expect such stats from a place in Tampa, but how has a wedding venue in a small town like Brooksville managed to receive such high accolades? Wedding coordinator and planner Amanda Dlouhy Bailey says, “With only one wedding per day, our wedding venue ensures that brides and grooms receive our undivided attention and have a day that they will never forget.”

The Hitching Post Barn

On the outskirts of Brooksville, the Hitching Post Barn is also a working farm, and you can even see cows, horses, deer, and wild turkey! Like other rustic wedding venues in the area, they will completely plan and decorate your wedding so you can enjoy it without any fuss or worry. Fun is also a priority at The Hitching Post Barn as they offer s’mores pits, carriage rides, photo props, and backyard games like horseshoes and corn hole to keep your guests entertained. Their exclusive caterer will also make a delicious, down-home Southern barbecue dinner for your reception. With fun games and good food in a rustic setting, the Hitching Post Barn is perfect for a relaxing wedding in the country. 

Head & Heel Ranch

You’ll be head-over-heels with the open, lush grounds and Western-style barn at Brooksville’s Head & Heel Ranch, which also happens to be a cattle ranch. At this rustic wedding venue, you’ll be married under grand oak trees with a custom, decorated wooden backdrop and then have your reception in a beautiful barn that is reminiscent of an old-time Saloon. Head & Heel Ranch will help make your special day go as smoothly as possible with professional planners and wedding packages, which also include the provision of fun activities like backyard games, a movie-style popcorn machine, and a firepit for s’mores.

Rustic weddings are unique in that they’re out-of-the-ordinary and on-trend at the same time. Whichever reason appeals to you, getting married at a rustic wedding venue in Brooksville allows you and your love to be the centerpiece in a stunning, timeless location. If any of these wedding venues pique your interest, call and schedule a tour ASAP so you can book the date of your choice if you fall in love with the venue because wedding venues book up quickly!

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Cover photo of The White Barn courtesy of Nikki Ogden Photography