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the red barn at the venue at crooked willow farms surrounded on either side by long rows of flowers

THE VENUE AT

Crooked Willow Farms

LARKSPUR, COLORADO

Experience the wedding of your dreams at The Venue at Crooked Willow Farms in Larkspur, Colorado. Nestled on the Front Range against the backdrop of the Rocky Mountains, this venue offers an elegant setting for your wedding day. With its sprawling grounds, charming red barn, and beautiful flower garden always buzzing with butterflies and bumblebees, it’s the perfect canvas to create beautiful photography. The Venue at Crooked Willow Farms provides impeccable service, customizable options, and a team dedicated to making your wedding day truly unforgettable. It’s a great venue for larger venues and grand celebrations and promises a unique, romantic experience for your wedding day.

the red barn at the venue at crooked willow farms surrounded on either side by long rows of flowers

Brief History

The Venue at Crooked Willow Farms in Larkspur, Colorado boasts a rich history dating back to the early 1920s. Originally established as a working dairy farm, it served as a vital part of the local agricultural community for decades. In 2008, its visionary owner purchased the property and embarked on an ambitious journey to transform it to a premier event venue while preserving its charm.

The historic red dairy barn, a centerpiece of the property, was meticulously restored to its original glory, showcasing the property’s enduring character. The Venue at Crooked Willow Farms officially opened its doors in 2011, welcoming couples seeking a picturesque and romantic backdrop for their wedding.

Today, this enchanting venue stands as a testament to the farm’s legacy, offering modern amenities and breathtaking scenery while honoring its agricultural heritage. It has become a sought-after destination for couples looking to exchange vows among Colorado’s natural beauty, blending history with contemporary elegancy to create unforgettable moments for all who visit.

General Aesthetic

The Venue at Crooked Willow Farms is timeless and enchanting and seamlessly blends rustic charm with modern elegance. Surrounded by the majestic Rocky Mountains, the venue’s natural beauty serves as a stunning backdrop for any wedding. The centerpiece of the property is a meticulously restored red dairy barn, a symbol of its rich history, which now offers a warm and inviting atmosphere for gatherings. Beyond the barn, meticulously manicured gardens and lush pastures provide a picturesque setting for outdoor ceremonies and receptions. The combination of weathered wood, stone accents, and vintage details creates an atmosphere that is both romantic and refined. With its spacious and versatile event spaces, The Venue at Crooked Willow Farms allows couples to infuse their own personal style, ensuring that each celebration here is unique while still honoring the timeless, rustic beauty of the Colorado countryside.

Noteworthy Features

The Venue at Crooked Willow Farms stands out for its iconic red dairy barn, a beautifully restored historic gem. Its breathtaking Rocky Mountain backdrop, lush gardens, and versatile event spaces make it a dream venue for weddings.

The Wedding Ceremony

Nestled amid rolling hills and framed by the mountains, The Venue at Crooked Willow Farms offers a natural amphitheater with lush greenery and manicured gardens. Couples can say “I do” beneath a stunning wooden pergola adorned with beautiful flowers arranged by your floral designer, creating a romantic and intimate ambiance. Guests are treated to really great views, and the site can be customized to suit various styles and themes. With its idyllic setting and versatile options, the ceremony site at Crooked Willow Farms is a captivating canvas for creating unforgettable moments on your special day.

a wedding ceremony pergola adorned with lots of colorful flowers in front of a picturesque mountain backdrop

Reception Space & Guest Accommodation

The indoor reception space at The Venue at Crooked Willow Farms is nothing short of enchanting. Housed within a meticulously restored historic red dairy barn, this space combines rustic charm with modern amenities. With its soaring ceilings, exposed wooden beams, and elegant chandeliers, it exudes an inviting and warm atmosphere. The barn’s flexible layout can accommodate both large and intimate gatherings, making it perfect for a range of wedding sizes. The venue has in-house tables and chairs for up to 200 people, and I love that the venue only has 1 wedding per day. You have access to the venue for 12 hours on wedding day, which is also really great and gives you plenty of time for set-up and tear-down.

Cost Considerations

The Venue at Crooked Willow Farms has a wedding season that runs from April to October. For dates from May to October, Saturday weddings are around $10,500, Friday & Sunday dates are around $9,000, and weekday dates are around $7,500. Holiday weekend rates increase the cost by $500. If you’re open to an April wedding, the costs are a little less than that. Either way, it’s best to contact the venue for their most up-to-date pricing and availability.