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Barn Wedding Missouri Magic: Katie & Brandon's Dream Day at RED OAK VALLEY


When you think of a barn wedding, what comes to mind? For many, it's rustic charm and country vibes. But Katie and Brandon's wedding at Red Oak Valley's Red Barn is here to redefine that narrative. Their day was a perfect blend of elegance, personal touches, and a touch of barnyard magic.

A bride and groom walk on a path outside Red Oak Valley's Red Barn.

The Setting: Red Oak Valley's Red Barn

Nestled in the heart of Missouri, Red Oak Valley's Red Barn served as the picturesque backdrop for Katie and Brandon's nuptials. With its expansive grounds and modern amenities, it's no wonder couples across the state are choosing this venue for their "I dos."

A Color Palette to Remember

Katie's vision for the day was nothing short of breathtaking. Bold hues paired effortlessly with soft blues, creating a color story that was both vibrant and serene. And the unique touch? Each guest table was adorned with its very own cake, making for a sweet and personalized dining experience.

The red barn interior was decorated for a wedding reception. The tables are surrounded by wooden chairs and feature floral centerpieces.
A bride poses with her bridesmaids in blue dresses in front of Red Oak Valley's Red Barn.

The Unexpected Guests: Red & Oakley

Now, let's talk about the stars of the show (apart from the bride and groom, of course) - Red and Oakley. These highland cattle aren't just part of the scenery at Red Oak Valley; they're part of the family. Katie, having grown up on a farm, had always dreamt of including cows in her wedding photos. Imagine her surprise and delight when interacting with these gentle giants! It was a heartwarming moment that added a touch of home to her special day.

A bride and groom stand in front of a pen with cows behind them.

A Bride's Testimonial: Katie's Experience

"I cannot say enough positive things about the Red Oak Valley venue and staff. The barns and chapel are absolutely glorious, all having their own breathtaking outdoor view. Each person on ROV’s staff goes above and beyond to customize and cater to your wants and needs. Every team member I came across was gracious, efficient, and professional. I worked closely with Chrissy and Dana to plan my wedding day and both ladies were truly impeccable. Their willingness to produce your vision is unmatched and attention to detail is outstanding. The entire day came and went without a single hitch. My family, husband, and I rate the Red Oak Valley staff and venue a shining five star!" - Katie

A bride and groom embrace in a grove of trees as her veil flows toward the camera
A wedding party poses in front of a grove of trees. The groomsmen are in black suits while the bridesmaids are in pastel blue gowns.

FAQ: Are Barn Weddings Just Rustic?

One common misconception is that barn weddings are solely rustic or country-themed. But as Katie and Brandon's wedding proves, barn venues like Red Oak Valley can be transformed to fit any vision, from rustic to regal. It's all about personal touches and creativity!

a Wedding ceremony space has been set up in a pasture. The aisle is flanked by tows of white, wooden folding chairs and an arbor decorated with florals sits at the end of the aisle.

Dance the Night Away: A Reception to Remember

One of the standout moments at any wedding at Red Oak Valley is undeniably the reception. As the sun sets and the fairy lights begin to twinkle, the barn transforms into a lively dance floor. Katie and Brandon's reception was no exception. With music echoing through the barn, guests of all ages found themselves dancing the night away. The joy, laughter, and energy were palpable, and the dance floor photos? They speak a thousand words. From energetic group dances to intimate moments between the newlyweds, it's clear that receptions at Red Oak Valley are always a blast. If you're looking for a venue where your guests will be talking about the fun they had for years to come, you've found the right place.

A bride and groom enjoy their first dance and the wedding party and DJ look on from tables behind them.

The Dream Team: Vendors Who Made It Happen

Hair: Abigail Powers & Brittany Baumbach Peppers

Makeup: Alexis Bonacker at AB Beauty STL

Bridal Gown: Signature Bridal

Bridesmaid Dresses: Maiden Voyage Bridal

Photo/Video: Haven Hill Studios


Your Dream Wedding Awaits

Inspired by Katie and Brandon's day? Ready to start planning your own dream wedding? Connect with us at Red Oak Valley, and let's make your wedding dreams come true!

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