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LocationBethlehem, Connecticut

The Farmer's Sanctuary


Guest Capacity Max Capacity: 100 (outdoor)

Working Farm Style: Farm

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Breathtaking pine trees and pond views are a few of this gorgeous wedding venue’s most stunning features. Showcasing Connecticut’s stunning countryside, the Farmer’s Sanctuary is quintessentially New England. Versatile and charming, this Connecticut wedding venue is suitable for a laid-back celebration or the elegant event of your dreams. Incorporate elements of the venue such as hay bales or farm decorations into your wedding to create an authentic country wedding experience. Draw inspiration from all the surrounding natural beauty to craft the wedding of your dreams. Farmer’s Sanctuary is your canvas to create a memorable experience your guests will never forget.

Reception Capacity

Max Outdoor


Max Indoor

Not available


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March 2020
April 2020


Complimentary Amenities

This venue’s price includes the following:

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    Fire-pit and fire wood provided.

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    Kitchen Access

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    Ceremonial Benches

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    Farm Decorations

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    Electric Power

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Mandatory Rentals

These items are not available at this venue and need to be rented through outside vendors:

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    Restrooms (Flushable Trailers / Portable)

Mayflower Services Heart Tent

These exclusive services come with your venue when you book through Mayflower Venues:

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    Online planning toolkit

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    Wedding website

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    Custom logistics support

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    Pay-as-you-go financing

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    Credit card enabled payments

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    Secure payment

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Other Details

  • Limited Cellular Service.
  • Able to fit up to 150 outside without a tent.
  • Early venue access available starting Thursday at 10:00AM for vendor drop-offs.
  • Available to Rent: Seasonal berry and fruit picking available August – October (prices vary).

Venue Price: $4,000

  • One wedding per weekend?
  • Complimentary amenities
  • Online planning toolkit?
  • Vendor recommendations?
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Why Mayflower Venues?

One Wedding Per Weekend

All Mayflower venue rentals include one event and exclusive 72-hour access to the property, giving you the opportunity to share in a special celebration with your guests while leaving time for set up and breakdown.

Bring-your-own Vendors

With no vendor restrictions at any of our venues, Mayflower Venues allows you to assemble the right team of licensed and insured event professionals to fully customize your space and bring your vision to life.

Online Planning Tools

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Local Accommodations

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Mayflower Venues and the host have set some rules that you will be asked to agree to upon booking.

Venue Rental Policies

Swimming/fishing in the pond is not permitted.

  • Event End Time: 10 pm
  • Smoking Policy: Smoking limited to around bon-fire pits only. All cigarettes must be disposed of inside fire.
  • Open Flame Policy: Wedding torches and bonfires authorized with approved permit from local fire department.
  • Pet Policy: Pets considered upon request.
  • Fireworks: Fireworks and sparklers are not permitted.
  • Trash and Recycling: Trash and recycling cans on site, however, couples must bag and move to designated area.

Town Ordinances:
Liquor service and music must be over by 10:00 pm and all guests and contractors off the property by 11:00 pm.
Catering Vendor Requirements: Caterer must provide total bill for services along with a 15% agricultural stewardship assistance payment to venue thirty (30) days prior to the event. Caterer must source at least 50% of the produce needed for event menu from the venue. A list of seasonally available produce items will be provided to caterers.
Tent Vendor Requirements: 10% Agricultural Stewardship Assistance Fee of total tent bill paid by vendor.

General Rental Policies

  • Insurance: Renters must secure a minimum $1M Special Event Liability Insurance liability policy from an approved vendor, or obtained through Mayflower Venues directly within 30 days of their event.
  • Security Deposit: In case of damages, Mayflower requires a $1,000 security deposit before any event.
  • Alcohol: Compliance with all local laws regarding alcohol service is required. At a minimum, bartenders must be certified and insured. Licensing must be in accordance with state laws.
  • Caterers: Outside caterers permitted. Renters must hire a licensed and insured caterer for their event.
  • Vendors: All selected vendors must be certified, licensed and insured, and provide supporting documentation.
  • Trash and Recycling: Renters are responsible for cleaning and returning the venue to its original condition. This includes consolidation and disposal of all waste and recycling in accordance with venue rules, including food and alcohol waste, floral, decor, and signage. Renters must also remove any large temporary structures brought onto the property for their event. Failure to do so, may result in a security deposit deduction.
  • Restrooms: Couples must rent a minimum of 1 restroom per 100 guests.
  • Tents: Outdoor venues require tent reservations to ensure adequate rain plan.