Weddings

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The Perfect Place to Celebrate Your Wedding

It’s the first day of the rest of your lives together—your wedding should mirror your celebratory spirit and dazzling beauty. The glory of our grounds, the grace of our Grand Ballroom and our fabulous gourmet offerings make us the perfect looking glass for your perfect day.

Planning a wedding is an art, which is why you can rely on the experience, dedication and creativity of our professional staff to guide you on your extraordinary journey of love. We listen to who you are, and what you want, including all of the fun and special moments you are dreaming of for your wedding. Do you have an eclectic mix of ideas and requests that will bring unique meaning to your special day? It is always our privilege to honor that vision. This is how we create the backdrop for the celebration of your lives and of your love for each other.

PREPARE FOR YOUR WEDDING

To schedule your appointment, call 908-735-7889, or fill out the form at the bottom of this page, and we will get right back to you!

THE IDEAL LOCATION FOR YOUR WEDDING AND RECEPTION

Outdoor Weddings

The Farmhouse’s 330-year-old, historic country estate sets the scene outside, with over 10 acres of panoramic views in the rolling hills of Hunterdon County. Impeccably manicured lawns seat loved ones amongst lush gardens and towering trees for intimate and picturesque ceremonies. Tent the grounds for all-season ceremonies and receptions.

Hunterdon County’s grandest outdoor venue for weddings offers countless opportunities for capturing romantic wedding photos. Sit beneath our “Kissing Tree”, a giant oak located at our expansive property – and let its sprawling branches embrace the timelessness of your love.  Let the stonework of our historic Schoolhouse perfectly frame you and your sweetheart as you sit within its lush garden. Enjoy a luxurious cocktail hour, the setting sun spotlighting you and your guests on our beautiful hedge-lined patio. Allow our brilliant white gazebo to whimsically reflect the wedding dreams of your youth. Our wedding venue’s grounds are adorned to highlight each stunning season, meticulously manicured to ensure that on your special day, you will be surrounded by seasonal flowers and foliage.

Indoor Weddings

Inside, The Farmhouse has everything that you need. Its Grand Ballroom hosts up to 250 guests with plenty of room for dancing the night away on our new dance floor. Intricate pinspot lighting, recessed lighting, and a state-of-the-art sound system offer personalized ambiance and entertainment. Light the Grand Ballroom in your dream wedding colors; keep to one, or pick a spectrum: Fiery reds and oranges, cool blues, effervescent  golds, rich pewter with hues of lavender. They are all possible.

Farmhouse Weddings, Large and Small

Your wedding will reflect your personality, whether it embraces 10 guests in the Farmhouse Restaurant’s Wine Room, 200 guests in the Grand Ballroom, or 500 guests in a lavish tent on the Great Lawn. The Farmhouse attracts weddings of all sizes, large and small. Intimate gatherings in the Farmhouse Restaurant’s private dining spaces are perfect for smaller weddings. Consider the VIP Room, dating from the 1600’s, and the Treebank Room, dating from the 1800’s, and the Perryville Room  as romantic spaces for smaller wedding ceremonies and receptions.

Pricing

Farmhouse Wedding Packages start at $129 ++. Pricing depends on season and day of week. For more information about specific dates inquire below, or call 908-735-7889.

FARMHOUSE AMENITIES AWAIT YOU

A full compliment of amenities awaits you, including in-house wedding planners and attendants, gloved service, Villeroy & Boch china, Christofle Hotel flatware, and an on-site generator. The Farmhouse has everything that you need. Indeed, The Farmhouse offers secluded and private areas for couples to prepare and relax. An etherial room overlooking the gazebo gardens is awash in flowers and soft colors. Whether your best friend or a professional makeup artist is helping you to achieve that special look, you will both appreciate the professional hairdresser’s chair and private bathroom there. Upstairs, the VIP Room boasts richly hued exposed beams dating from the 1600’s, and access to The Farmhouse’s tiered fountain gardens. Our professional staff will attend your needs while you have a bite to eat, and get ready.

EXECUTIVE CHEF CHRISTINE AYERS AND THE CULINARY ARTS STAFF

Our award-winning Chef, Christine Ayers, and The Farmhouse’s attentive catering team will truly spotlight your culinary vision, creating customized gourmet menus that incorporate your culture, style and preferences. Share your vision with Chef Christine, and she will use her special talents and skills to include the global fare and regional bites you desire.  Whether you are planning a sit-down event, or buffet, Chef Christine will prepare your selections with locally sourced and sustainable agriculture from artisans and vendors committed to the farm to table movement.

AFTER-PARTIES: DANCE, EAT & REPEAT

The Farmhouse’s property offers many different locations and options for after-parties, rain or shine. After the main event, take over The Farmhouse Restaurant’s Wine Bar. Extend to the outdoors on the adjoining patio to continue partying under the stars. Get into your shorts and play bocce and volleyball on the Great Lawn, and roll food trucks onto the property. The VIP Room, the Perryville Room and Wine Room await.

One Wedding at a Time

The icing on the cake? The Farmhouse at The Grand Colonial hosts only one wedding at a time. It’s your day. Why share it?

SEE OUR WEDDING GALLERY

You can see photographs of our breathtaking wedding venue in the Wedding Gallery below.

 
 
Gazebo
 
Gazebo
 
 
 
 
 
Farmhouse Gazebo by Cherryville Photography
 
Farmhouse Gazebo by Cherryville Photography
 
 
Farmhouse Grand Ballroom
 
Farmhouse Grand Ballroom
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Front Fountain
 
 
Farmhouse lit up in the front
Cherryville Photography
Farmhouse lit up in the front
Cherryville Photography
Farmhouse Wedding
Farmhouse Wedding
Wedding party in front of back forty sign
Lauren Kearns Photography
Wedding party in front of back forty sign
John & Jim Farmhouse Wedding
 
John & Jim Farmhouse Wedding
 
 
 
Love is Love
 
 
 
Review us on The Knot

Couples love us! See our reviews on The Knot.
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Year After Year Awards

Wedding Wire Couples’ Choice Award 2018 (see above), 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014
Wedding Wire Brides’ Choice Award 2013, 2011, 2010

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Testimonial

“WE JUST GOT MARRIED AT THE FARMHOUSE AT THE GRAND COLONIAL ON JUNE 23, 2018 AND IT WAS FLAWLESS.

We chose The Farmhouse for our wedding because of the FANTASTIC food and also because it didn’t feel like a “wedding factory”. We were immediately drawn to the beautiful grounds, welcoming staff, and their strong desire to make your wedding feel like your own. My husband and I really wanted a wedding that was personalized and the staff at The Farmhouse was more than willing to help make our ideas a reality. Being detailed oriented people, we really appreciated the time and effort the staff put in reviewing every last detail with us. They were patient and willing to answer all our questions (and we had plenty)! On the day of the wedding, everything was executed to perfection. The staff was attentive to not only my husband and I, but to all of the guests. Between the cocktail hour, dinner, and dessert … food was absolutely amazing. Your guests always remember the food they had at a wedding and ours could not stop raving about it! Our wedding coordinators and maitre’d were completely ‘on top’ of the evening making sure everything was going well. They always made sure my husband and I were okay and most importantly, kept the reception flowing with the food, dj, cake cutting, etc. We didn’t have to worry about anything. To cap it all off, we ended the night with a fireworks display that our vendor and The Farmhouse planned together to perfection. The Farmhouse at the Grand Colonial is truly a hidden gem in NJ. Thank you for making it the best day of our lives.”

Lindsey N. 7/15/2018 TheKnot.com (Wedding 6/22/2018)

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