Find a local farm or winery for a wedding, reception or meeting here!

Looking for a local farm, orchard or winery for an event like a wedding, reception, birthday party, family reunion, company meeting, or other event in Western Connecticut?  Scroll down this page and you will see the aall of thoses in Western Connecticut, sorted by county. ALWAYS call before you go to confirm the info, they don't always report changes to me!

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Updates for October 2020

October Most venues are available year round, although in some climates, an outdoor setting in the dead of winter could be challenging!

Venues, listed by county

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Fairfield County

  • LakeLocation - No pesticides are used, Lighting, Heating, Cooking Facilities, Wedding Ceremony, Wedding Reception, Wedding Rehearsal Dinner, Banquets / Dinners, Birthday parties, Business meetings, Business outings, Corporate events, PR or Marketing events, Conferences, Filming or photo shoots, Other Private Parties, Kitchen facilities available, Catering available, Tables and chairs are Provided, Some Tables and chairs are provided, Bring Your Own Tables and chairs, Linens and table silverware are provided, Some Linens and table silverware are provided, Servers Must Be Licensed for alcohol, Hotel nearby, Motel nearby, other animals, Lake views, Fishing onsite, boating nearby, Internet (Ethernet), Internet (Wireless), Phone available, TV available, DVD Player, VCR available, Free offsite parking lot, parking on the street, Valet parking can be arranged, Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, Bride and groom dressing areas available, children welcome, Pets welcome, Smoking permitted, Vegetarian meals available,
    10 Wickliffe Circle, Bridgeport, CT 06606. Phone: 203-556 3358. Alternate Phone: 203-870 8096. Email: lakelocationct@aol.com. Open: For Mistletoe we are open in the month of December: Monday to Friday, from 9 am to 9 pm; Saturday and Sunday, from 12 pm to 9 pm; Call ahead for pick - up due to that Mistletoe is cut by order! For weddings please call or email, Only by appointment!. Picking updates: Click here for updates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Month of December we have fresh Mistletoe. We do not use pesticides on the crops. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. 

Litchfield County

  • Action Wildlife Foundation - Lighting, Cooking Facilities, Banquets / Dinners, Birthday parties, Corporate events, School and educational groups, Daycare and preschool groups, Other Private Parties, Kitchen facilities available, You may bring your own food, Some Tables and chairs are provided, Bring Your Own Tables and chairs, Bring your own linens and table silverware, BYO alcohol, Servers Must Be Licensed for alcohol, B&B nearby, steers/cattle, sheep, goats, horses, pigs, llamas/alpacas, other animals, Beautiful rural setting, Fishing nearby, hunting nearby, boating nearby, horse riding, Phone available, Free Onsite Lot parking lot, children welcome, No pets please, No smoking allowed, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, farm animals, school tours, events at your location (call for info)
    Rt. 4, Goshen, CT 06756. Phone: 860-482-4465. Open: Spring and Fall: During the week: 10 am to 2 pm; Weekends: 10 am to 5 pm All hours are weather permitting; If it is raining, AW is Closed for the day; Summer: 10 am to 5 pm; Buildings May close early at times; Please call before coming if this is a concern. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Venue updates: Click here for updates. Directions: From Torrington area: Follow Route 4 West into Goshen approximately 4 miles from Torrington Center. Action Wildlife Main Entrance will be on your right hand side. Look for stone walls and iron gate. Open sign should be flying. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard.  Action Wildlife is a non-profit foundation dedicated to the housing of rare and exotic animals. Once a working dairy farm, the 116 acres are now home to more than 300 domestic and exotic animals. Animals such as antelope, bison, emu, alpaca, zebra and much more call Action Wildlife home. We offer an onsite petting zoo as well as a Museum and Exploration Center. The Museum hosts an amazing display of taxidermied animals in natural settings. The Reptile Room upstairs in the museum is home to different types of turtles, snakes, and lizards. Come learn about animals in a beautiful and natural setting! Come on, get wild!.
  • Ellsworth Hill Orchard and Berry Farm - Wedding Ceremony, Wedding Reception, Wedding Rehearsal Dinner, Birthday parties, Business outings, Filming or photo shoots, Classes, lectures or Speakers, School and educational groups, Daycare and preschool groups, Other Private Parties, Kitchen facilities available, You may bring your own food, Some Tables and chairs are provided, Bring Your Own Tables and chairs, B&B nearby, Hotel nearby, Motel nearby, Apple Orchard, Cherry Orchard, Peach/Nectarine, Apricot, etc. Orchard, Vegetables, or bush fruit, Corn maze, Pumpkin patch, Lake views, Beautiful rural setting, Mountain views, Hiking trails, Fishing nearby, hunting nearby, boating nearby, golf nearby, tennis nearby, fitness/health club nearby, Computer, Internet (Wireless), Phone available, Free Onsite Lot parking lot, Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, children welcome, No pets please, No smoking allowed, handicap accessible, meeting room available, Honey from hives on the farm, Maple Syrup from trees on the farm, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises), concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties are available, picnic area, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours, events at your location (call for info)
    461 Cornwall Bridge Road Route 4, Sharon, CT 06069. Phone: (860)364-0025. Alternate Phone: (860)364-0099. Fax: (860)364-0099. Email: ellsworthfarm@comcast.net. Open: Monday to Friday, from 8am to 6pm;Saturday and Sunday, from 8am to 6pm,June 3 to November 24. Venue updates: Click here for updates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Large crossword puzzle corn maze is open from August 18th through November 24th;. Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. The farm is located in the beautiful Litchfield Hills of Connecticut.Come and enjoy the scenic mountain top views and experience the tranquillity of nature while picking your own fruit.
  • Ruwet Farm - Birthday parties, Business outings, Filming or photo shoots, School and educational groups, Daycare and preschool groups, Other Private Parties, Some Tables and chairs are provided, Vegetables, or bush fruit, Corn maze, Pumpkin patch, Beautiful rural setting, Free Onsite Lot parking lot, Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, children welcome, Fresh eggs, U-pick and already picked, porta-potties are available, picnic area, birthday parties, school tours
    East Pearl Road, Torrington, CT 06790. Phone: 860-866-6338. Email: ruwetfarm@yahoo.com. Open: October 1 to October 31; Fridays from 12 pm to 5 pm; Saturday and Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm; Columbus Day from 10 am to 3 pm. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. Market includes squash, corn stalks, indian corn, broom corn, apples and other fall decorations. Tractor rides are free with purchase of a pumpkin.  
  • South Farms - Wedding Ceremony, Wedding Reception, Wedding Rehearsal Dinner, Banquets / Dinners, Birthday parties, Business meetings, Business outings, Corporate events, PR or Marketing events, Conferences, Filming or photo shoots, Classes, lectures or Speakers, School and educational groups, Daycare and preschool groups, Other Private Parties, Lighting, Cooking Facilities, Catering available, Some Tables and chairs are provided, Some Linens and table silverware are provided, B&B nearby, Hotel nearby, Dairy farm, Cattle ranch, Corn maze, steers/cattle, Beautiful rural setting, Mountain views, Hiking trails, Fishing nearby, hunting nearby, boating nearby, skiing nearby, horse riding, golf nearby, tennis nearby, fitness/health club nearby, Free Onsite Lot parking lot, Free offsite parking lot, Valet parking can be arranged, Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, Bride and groom dressing areas available, children welcome, Pets welcome, No smoking allowed, Smoking allowed in designated areas, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties are available, restrooms, picnic area, pony rides, farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours, group reservations
    21 Higbie Road, Morris, CT 06763. Phone: 860-567-9847. Email: info@southfarms.org. Open: Sundays 11am to 2pm from June through November. Directions: 21 Higbie Road, Morris, CT 06763. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. South Farms is an iconic New England farm that offer grass-fed meats and heritage breed pork. Regularly on Sundays from 11am to 2pm is the Morris Marketplace; a farmers' market that attracts the areas best local products and offers live music, fun for kids, and amazing grilled foods available for purchase. A large portion of the registered historic dairy barn is converted to host weddings and events, featuring 45 foot ceilings and beautiful farmland views.
  • Wood Acres Farm -  Wedding Ceremony, Wedding Reception, Wedding Rehearsal Dinner, Banquets / Dinners, Horse Drawn Hayrides, sleigh rides & Carriage rides...on the farm! (No trees for sale)
    68 Griffin Road, Terryville, CT 06786. Phone: 860-583-8670. Email: celebrate@woodacresfarm.com. 2 Hour Package Includes; One 1/2 hr of Pony Rides, petting and feeding our Friendly, FDA LICENSED Barnyard Animals. PLUS one 1/2 hr Horse Drawn Hayride! (seats 12) Also Included; Festive Plates, Cups & Napkins, A private picnic area overlooking, the animals & recreation area. Good Ol' Fashioned Outdoor Fun!! Everything for only $250. Parents you will love the carefree clean up!!  On occasion, we will bring a pony to your home for a child's Birthday. For prices & availability in your area, call us today! Open: Office Hours 9-6pm. For more information, see these pages: Welcome to Wood Acres Farm, A Country Wedding On the Farm, Corporate  & Social Events, Wedding Carriages, Your Location, Horse Drawn Rides Your Location, Directions & Area Attractions
    (UPDATED: December 06, 2016, JBS)