The Welch Barn

Nestled into Moonlit Ridge’s 56-acre property rests the newly renovated Welch Barn. This 19th-century barn has been beautifully and thoughtfully restored to embrace the charm of the past while providing modern touches and amenities. This is a highly versatile space that is perfect for a variety of indoor events. The Welch barn boasts a crisp and fresh design, incredible views, updated features, and a cozy, bright atmosphere. The barn can comfortably accommodate up to 110 guests for a simply gorgeous event.

Top Features

This private and newly constructed prep space for vendors features brand-new appliances, including a warming and plating station, ample counter space and lighting, a refrigerator, and sinks. Though this isn’t a full kitchen, it has everything your caterer will need to make your big day as delicious as it is beautiful. You won’t have to worry about food at all with your caterer able to set up on-site. The Caterers Quarters is conveniently located just steps away from the rest of the venue spaces, allowing for easy access and quick service. Vendors will find plenty of parking upon arrival and a short walk to their prep space.

Indoor Weddings

Experience a more intimate wedding in our newly renovated barn that is completely enclosed to accommodate year-round events. The spacious barn includes large windows overlooking the Mahoosuc Mountain Range, high ceilings, board and batten siding with white finishes, and an open floor plan with ample entertainment space. Guests can dance the night away next to the DJ station on a handcrafted dance floor made from barn wood found on the property, or walk out to the perfectly manicured grounds to enjoy a quiet moment and fresh air as they look out over the vast estate. A second-floor loft space adds to the ambiance and gives dimension to the venue.

The spacious deck space on the second floor creates endless opportunities for unique photos overlooking the mountains, or a private moment for the newlyweds. Whether your style is rustic, boho, classic, or luxurious, the barn will serve as a blank canvas for your wedding vision. This is the ideal space for A smaller wedding of up to 110 guests. This venue is an excellent option for winter weddings in Maine!

Rehearsal Dinners and Farewell Brunches

Host your rehearsal dinner in the Welch Barn for a cozy and romantic vibe! Enjoy a meal with friends and family while you gaze at gorgeous views of the Western Mountain Region in the picturesque setting of rural Maine. This is also a lovely space for farewell brunches the day after your wedding!


Do you plan to forego a formal wedding and opt for a small and private ceremony? The barn is a gorgeous venue for elopements, providing a personal and romantic alternative for couples who wish for their wedding day to be especially intimate.

Fundraisers & Events

Host a fundraiser or corporate event to remember in the Welch Barn! The barn features large windows, high ceilings, and an open floor plan, perfect for events of any kind.

Why Choose An Indoor Wedding?

Indoor weddings are an ideal option for couples who wish to be protected from the elements, especially during the winter months. You can feel relaxed and at ease knowing both you and your guests will be comfortable, and your wedding will go smoothly no matter what the Maine weather brings.