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Are you looking for the perfect rural setting to say your vows, celebrate a family milestone, or host a corporate event?
Welcome to Melhorn Manor—a unique, award-winning property that combines relaxed, historic elegance with comfort and modern convenience. Melhorn Manor is a perfect barn wedding venue near Lancaster, PA.
The ideal location for large group events for up to 300 guests, Melhorn Manor includes an exquisite, longstanding stone farmhouse, three historic barns, and ample parking. Its rolling hills, stunning pond, and beautiful fountain provide the perfect backdrop for your outdoor event.
No matter what type of celebration you want, Melhorn Manor offers a unique special event venue in beautiful Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. This perfect setting was once a working farm, so you can get the historic barn wedding, unforgettable corporate event, or one-of-a-kind family reunion you've always wanted.
And we know a thing or two about hosting incredible special events! For the past five years, we've helped over 250 couples celebrate the most magical day of their life. Husband and wife team, Allory and Jessica Melhorn are the current owners of our historic barn wedding venue in Lancaster, PA. They are the fourth generation of the Melhorn family to own the property and were also the first couple to get married at Melhorn Manor in the fall of 2017.
Together the couple has renovated this historic property, taking care to retain the original historic charm of the buildings and barns. Our Equestrian Barn and Tobacco Barn are now fully climate-controlled, so they are the perfect places for a barn wedding in Lancaster, PA—no matter the time of year! There are also spacious bridal suites available, ample parking, and anything else you may need to celebrate a special day at Melhorn Manor.
Melhorn Manor is a unique and private event space for your wedding with historic charm and elegance. If you've ever dreamed of having a barn wedding in Lancaster, PA, Melhorn Manor is your place! You'll get the old-world charm from the historical property you want with the modern conveniences you need. If you wish to host a small, intimate wedding ceremony and reception or a large gathering with up to 300 guests, Melhorn Manor can help you make your wedding dreams come true!LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR WEDDINGS
We're more than just a wedding venue in Lancaster, PA! If you're looking to host a private event like a dinner party, retirement party, or family reunion, make the evening truly special in one of our historic spaces. Original wood beams, hardwood floors, and stone walls create a beautiful backdrop for your special occasion. With plenty of room and a certain elegance you won't be able to find at any other venue nearby, you can count on Melhorn Manor to be the ideal place to host your next event.LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR EVENTS
If you're looking for a barn wedding venue in Lancaster, PA, with the right touch of historic elegance, you need to check out Melhorn Manor! In addition to a beautiful space, you get the assistance of our owners throughout the day—whether that's for directing traffic or managing vendors. Our goal is to eliminate any stress you may feel leading up to and at your event. View our photo gallery for ideas and inspiration from other families we helped with their weddings and private events.VIEW PHOTOS
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Choosing Melhorn Manor for your event is the ideal choice when you want an authentic barn wedding in Lancaster, PA! With more than three acres of property, Melhorn Manor dates to 1750 in the small town of Mount Joy. The Melhorn family purchased the farm at the turn of the 1900s when it was a working dairy and horse farm. More than 70 years later, John W. and Sandra Melhorn converted the barn to commercial use.
Now, this family-owned and operated venue is a premier location for dream weddings, corporate events, family gatherings, and even an area for artists or instructors to hold classes or retreats.
You can still see the original wood beams and stone walls inside our barns, but rest assured that you'll also have modern conveniences. Two of the barns are fully climate-controlled, and we have ample outdoor space for yard games and photo opportunities.
You can choose to host your ceremony and reception with us or feel free to make our barns your dream wedding reception location. If you host a corporate or family event with us, you'll have your guests talking about how spectacular our venue is for years to come!
The charming stone farmhouse, ample parking, beautiful backdrops, and stunning interiors aren't why you should book your next event at Melhorn Manor. The personalized attention, convenient catering options, added special touches, and coordination you get from owners Jessica and Allory, combined with the beautiful property, make our location truly unique. See what past guests had to say about their time at Melhorn Manor:
"Two years ago, my husband and I attended Melhorn's open house and fell in love. The fact that Jess and Allory put on such an event shows how much they care about their couples. From start to finish, we were blown away with Melhorn. I loved all of the options we had on their property. I was someone who didn't want a room flip, and Melhorn gives you options for your ceremony location, which worked perfectly for us. Every space they have to offer is drop-dead gorgeous. Jess is so amazing with keeping to a timeline and thinking of every little detail. Being a type-A planner, I thought I had everything figured out. Jess was able to see the things I forgot and help problem solve. Jess and Allory both ensured our day went as smooth as possible, which allowed us to enjoy our special day. I can't say enough positive things about Melhorn. Let's do it all again!"
-Annie N. via WeddingWire
"Absolutely outstanding!!! My guests are still raving how incredibly BEAUTIFUL our venue was! Jess and Allory made everything so easy, and the entire day was perfect! I highly recommend Melhorn Manor for a wedding or big celebration! You will not be disappointed!"
-Kellie S. via The Knot
"Melhorn Manor hosted my dream wedding! Jess and Allory were the best to work with. Super detail-oriented, responsive, and organized. They made sure that every single detail, down to my husband's OCD of linen choices, was hammered out so that our day could be completely worry-free. We received countless compliments about how beautiful the venue was! I'd get married there again and again!"
-Heather R. via The Knot
Whether you book with us because of the history of our property or the personalized attention you'll receive from our owners, you won't be disappointed! As the premier barn wedding venue near Lancaster, PA, Melhorn Manor is ready to help you schedule your wedding day or other special event.
With plenty of on-site parking, this beautiful rural location is an ideal venue for dream weddings, special occasions, and corporate events. Schedule a tour with us today to fully appreciate everything our venue offers! We look forward to meeting you and helping you celebrate your wedding or special event!
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