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Milt’s Barn, Pelican Rapids, MN

Milt’s Barn is a charming, rustic wedding venue located a little over forty miles from Fargo. Located at 47000 180th Ave, Pelican Rapids, MN 56572, the barn is the perfect location for a beautiful backdrop for your wedding. 

General Aesthetic Of Milt's Barn

The general vibe of Milt’s barn is rustic. They serve couples who are truly seeking an experience of being out in the country and getting married outdoors.  Couples who get married here love the rustic feel of the barn and surrounding area. This is perfect for any couple who enjoys the outdoors, and is excited to be able to get married in a more rustic setting.

Brief History

Milt’s Barn was built in 1898 so there is tons of history all around their grounds. They are a family owned business, and strive to give each one of the couples that gets married their a unique and beautiful experience. The oldest reviews on Google were from 2017 so they owners of this venue have some experience under them to be able to provide couples with an amazing wedding experience. 

Noteworthy Features

Milt’s Barn is nestled onto a large plot of land for guests to be able to enjoy.  They offer two cabins, one for the bride’s suite and one for the groom’s suite. This offers a wonderful place for you to be able get ready for your big day right on site. Additionally, you can pay an additional fee to camp on the grounds on Saturday.  They also offer a firepit for your guests to enjoy as well. 

ACCOMMODATIONS for Ceremonies & Receptions

Milt’s Barn has multiple different ceremony sites on their property.  Their most popular site for ceremonies is on the side of the barn. Many couples love the rustic look for the backdrop that the barn brings! Another popular spot for ceremonies is in front of the little chapel located on their property. In a pinch, the ceremony can be moved inside the barn if it is raining. 

For the reception, you will be able to use the interior of the barn which is a beautiful setting to celebrate your new marriage. Milt’s Barn provides tables and chairs for your use. Please note that there is no AC in the Barn and that the Barn is only available for weddings during the summer months. 

Food and Drink

The barn does not provide food or drink options, so you will need to be responsible for finding someone to cater your wedding., as well as a licensed liquor vendor. Please inquire with the barn for specifics on what is and is not allowed on site. 

Pricing and Collections

Pricing for Milt’s Barn starts at $4,000. There are additional add-ons that you can pay for such as on-site camping Saturday night, table linens, or a licensed officiate. Their price gives you exclusive use of the property for your event. 


As described, Milt’s Barn is rustic and out in the country side away from all cities. The nearest cities with hotels are Pelican Rapids, Dunvilla, or 40 Minutes to Fargo.

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