Imagine your perfect wedding day surrounded by large oak trees, flowing waters, and rustic barns.

Start your life together surrounded by the people who love you in an
informal, yet romantic setting. No need to stress over formalities or fussy decorations. Let nature be your backdrop as you celebrate. Welcome to the mild side of Florida’s heartland!

And beyond weddings, these barns and rustic spots make wonderful settings for birthday parties, banquets, quinceañeras and other special events. The proprietors are helpful and eager to work with you to provide exceptional service and value.

You are sure to find an event planner or decorator here who will make sure the event fits your personality and style. Our delightful hotels and inns will charm your guests to make this a get-away they’ll never forget.

You’re within a less than an hour-and-a-half of five award-winning airports that can get you anywhere in the world. You’re just an hour from every amenity, restaurant, specialty shop, and resort you can
imagine…and yet, in DeSoto County you’ll feel as if you’ve left the hustle and bustle behind. Our wide-open landscapes and untouched wilderness allow you to focus on what matters the most — you, your partner, and your friends & family.

DeSoto barn venues offer the simple beauty and authenticity that will make memories for you as well as your guests. The relaxed pace will make those in cowboy boots right at home with those wearing wingtips. Denim and diamonds? There’s room here for both.

Wedding guests will enjoy an airboat ride on the Peace River, strolling the charming streets of historic Downtown Arcadia, and indulging in mimosas prepared with OJ straight from the grove. The romance of Old Florida is easy to find in DeSoto County — it’s the perfect place to celebrate your unique love story.

Start the next part of your journey right here.