Weddings at Ardenwood Historic Farm

Ardenwood Historic Farm is an ideal outdoor venue for weddings, located in Fremont, California.

For couples seeking a spacious, scenic place to celebrate their union, Ardenwood is a sprawling farm surrounded by the luscious vibrancy of greenery and gorgeous, towering redwood trees to provide semi-private and serene scenery.

This venue is outdoor only for up to 225 guests.

“An arbor, laced with wisteria in the spring, serves as the backdrop to the large dance floor, and tall New York-style streetlamps highlight the garden,” say authors of the Ardenwood Historic Farm website.

With Ardenwood Historic Farm, you can celebrate your big day not only surrounded by the beauty of your smiling friends and family, but also visually stunning gardens, and the attractive aura of a different era.

About Ardenwood Historic Farm

Ardenwood Historic Farm is a working farm that features a picturesque mansion known as the Patterson House: a stunning and elegant 19th century Queen Anne with 16 rooms, situated on more than 200 acres of land. In addition to weddings, the farm is also home to events like a Shakespearen  Renaissance Faire, an Independence Day gathering and a Celtic Festival, among others. There is also a significant-sized pumpkin patch that is harvested during the fall.

Ardenwood is also noted as being eco-friendly, having sustainable practices, such as the following:

  • Solar-powered lighting
  • ‘Water-wise’ plants
  • Recycling systems and compost

Wedding Photography at Ardenwood Historic Farm

For those looking for a quaint, vibrant and historic setting for their wedding, Ardenwood Historic Farm definitely fits the bill.

Ardenwood Historic Farm is the perfect backdrop for wedding photographs, wedding films, and more. The very first owner of Patterson House, George Washington Patterson, was said to have been inspired by Shakespeare’s play, "As You Like It", in which the forested area featured is named ‘Arden Wood'.

“In some sense, Shakespeare’s spirit always has been present at Ardenwood Historic Farm,” writes the East Bay Times.

Today, it is known as a place “where history and hospitality tie the knot.”

There are many opportunities for gorgeous photography at this venue, from sunset sessions to romantic poses, as well as actual footage from the ceremony and/or reception.

Benefits of a Wedding Ceremony at Ardenwood Historic Farm

Ardenwood Historic Farm is rich with history and scenic beauty. The food menu is locally sourced, according to the venue’s website, and the space itself is picturesque with features such as...

  • A bridal room
  • Plenty of room for reception tables, guests, etc.
  • Palmdale Estates Events catering and rentals (tables, chairs, etc.)
  • Delicious, fresh food (in-house Chef Jeff)
  • Romantic backdrops for wedding photography
  • Sunset portraits
  • Patterson House (also great for photographs)
  • Natural, beautiful surroundings

In addition to these, the venue also looks to preserve its gorgeous grounds and beyond by practicing sustainability, with recycling solutions and compost integrated throughout the property.

At this wedding venue, fairytales can come true…

Check out footage from Risha and Siddharth’s wedding:

Risha + Siddharth Wedding Trailer from David N. Sachs on Vimeo.