Traditional ceremony settings like churches and hotel ballrooms are quickly becoming a thing of the past. Instead, millions of American couples are opting for a non-traditional, natural setting for their big day that captures the romance and authenticity of their union. One of the catalysts driving this movement is the steady rise of wedding barns, or barn-style structures designed specifically for special occasions. At DC Structures, our talented designers have created a line of wedding barn kits that blend rustic design elements with modern amenities to make the perfect venue for those eager to tie the knot. Built in the reliable method of post and beam construction, our wedding barns feature vaulted ceilings with exposed heavy timbers that create dramatic main halls and reception areas. No matter your vision, we’ll help you design a wedding barn that’s perfect for your business plan.

What is a Wedding Barn Kit?

A wedding barn kit from DC Structures is a pre-engineered design and materials package with a customizable layout that can be modified to meet your individual needs. All of our building packages include site-specific structurally engineered blueprints, framing materials, connection hardware, window and door packages, and builder support, making it easy for your contractor to assemble your frame after it’s shipped to your site. Our line of wedding barn kits feature premium quality Douglas fir posts and appearance-grade glulam beams sourced from the Pacific Northwest. These heavy timbers don’t just look beautiful, they create a sturdy frame that will stand strong for generations.



Tennessee Wedding Barn Project

Located on a historic 132-acre farm in Greenville, Tennessee, this all-inclusive wedding venue features everything our client could want and more for their event business, including a bride’s suite, a groom’s suite, a full kitchen, an office, and ADA restrooms. Modified from our Sunnyside wedding and event barn kit, the main hall features a wraparound loft that was created by raising the sidewall height, changing the roof pitch, and adding large shed dormers to both sides of the structure. A 6’ by 6’ cupola with windows fills the main hall with natural light, while all-wood interiors add rustic charm to the intimate ceremony and reception area. Upstairs, an arched doorway leads out to a small deck where guests can wave the bride and groom goodbye as they head off on their honeymoon.

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Why DC Structures?

DC Structures is a premier designer and producer of pre-engineered building kits, with over fifteen years of experience in crafting beautiful heavy timber structures across the country. We offer a flexible design process that allows you to create a structure that meets your unique needs while providing you with the highest quality materials available. As a leader in our industry, you can expect that your structure will look incredible and last a lifetime. Our wedding barns are some of the most sought-after venues in their areas, and we envision nothing less for your event space.


Every couple has a unique idea of what their dream wedding will look like, which means they need a rustic space that can accommodate their individual needs. Our in-house design team has designed a number of successful event venues and can personalize your plans to include bride’s and groom’s quarters, a catering kitchen, and a wide-open main hall with plenty of room for guests to mingle as they enjoy the festivities. All of our wedding barn kits feature vaulted ceilings with exposed heavy timbers that add a romantic touch to the main hall, while making the space feel larger than life. Our design process makes it easy for you to customize your plans according to your vision for the structure.


Our event barn kits come fully equipped with everything you need to build the perfect wedding barn with distinct rustic appeal, including beautiful cedar board and batten siding and trim, premium Douglas fir posts and glulam beams, and high-quality windows and doors. Our location in the Pacific Northwest makes it possible for our team to provide you with the best heavy timbers from Oregon, Washington, Northern California, and British Columbia for your project. Additionally, we’ve partnered with some of America’s best suppliers of doors, windows, and accessories to bring you the highest quality standard materials and hundreds of available options and upgrades.


If you’re looking for something a little different, our options and upgrades make it possible for you to design a wedding barn that best suits your individual needs and interests. You could add windowed cupolas to your Sunnyside for improved natural lighting or remove the covered entryway on the Legacy to make way for a second-story deck. Whatever you envision, our team of designers will work with you to create a customized structure that fits your business plan.


The Process

When you select a wedding barn kit from DC Structures, one of our project coordinators will work with you to finalize a design and materials package that’s personalized to meet your needs. Through our prefabrication process, our experienced craftsmen will pre-build all the components needed to assemble your frame in our weather-resistant factory in Oregon. Our prefabrication system helps you jumpstart the construction process, while saving thousands on equipment rental fees and framing labor and reducing traffic on your job site. Prefabrication also allows for tighter joints, more accurate construction, and better overall quality.


Our Wedding Barn Kit Expertise


At DC Structures, we’ve implemented an industry-leading virtual project management software into our process that gives our clients real-time, 24/7 access to their project details. With our cloud-based technology, you can manage your build from virtually anywhere and share feedback using in-app communication tools that instantly connect you to our team and your builder. Taking control of your project has never been easier!


Restoring a historical barn sounds like a dream come true for many architecture buffs, but the reality is that these renovations can end up costing you a fortune. Angie’s List estimates that on average, renovations can cost up to $500 per square foot. Unexpected costs include the replacement of rotten materials, fumigation to kill wood-boring insects, and pricey structural upgrades. With our event barn kits, you can rest easy knowing that you’ll be getting the best structure for your buck.


Because every bride and groom are different, it’s smart to invest in a wedding barn that features all of the amenities they could want and more. For example, our Legacy wedding barn kit comes with bride’s and groom’s quarters, a catering kitchen, and a massive main hall, but many of our clients add accessories like outdoor pavilions to their properties to accommodate couples seeking an outdoor ceremony. No matter your vision, we can help you customize your structure to better suit your needs and those of your clientele.


Wedding Barns – A Potentially Lucrative Venture

As barn weddings continue to grow in popularity, so does the value in owning a rustic structure designed for hosting special events. With more and more millennial couples shunning churches and hotel ballrooms in search of less formal venues, barns present a lucrative opportunity for business owners looking to capitalize on the trend. To put it into perspective, the average wedding now costs $33,931, with a significant portion allotted for venue rental fees. If you’re planning to launch your event business, look no further than a wedding barn kit from DC Structures.

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