11 Oct Featured Venue: Historic Preservation Meets Modern Amenities—Barn on Bridge

Engaged and looking for a spectacular venue for your wedding? Look no further than Barn on Bridge, a location that offers the perfect canvas for you to paint the rustic wedding of your dreams.

Simple Elegance

Barn on Bridge, located in Collegeville, is a centuries-old landmark that once operated as a dairy farm. Robert Ryan Catering & Design took possession of Barn on Bridge in 2012 and has completed an entire interior and exterior renovation. The Barn offers a charming setting with rich wood beams highlighting freshly painted walls, exposed original stonework and large windows that overlook an outdoor oasis of lush foliage and expansive pastures.

DIY Dream


Have you been spending all day, every day on Pinterest looking for ideas to bring together vintage charm with modern amenities? Barn on Bridge is a “do-it-yourself” bride’s dream. Think mason jars, burlap and lace, market lights and more. The wooden beams and original stone walls adorned by wrought iron chandeliers offer a perfect backdrop for your affair. Don’t have the “crafty” gene? No problem! The professional staff at Barn on Bridge can help bring your visions to life.

Modern Amenities

Sure, getting married in a barn or in a garden may be your idea of perfection, but your parents or grandparents might not agree. Luckily, Barn on Bridge has rustic charm and all of the modern amenities that will make everyone happy. The bucolic aesthetic of the eighteenth-century barn is preserved without sacrificing your guests’ comfort thanks to the fully appointed modern bathroom facilities, air conditioning and handicapped accessibility.

Get Ready in Style

Picture your bridal party getting ready in a fully renovated two-story carriage house hospitality suite. For brides, this spacious dressing area for you and your bridesmaids will feel just like home.

Not One, Not Two, But Three Ceremony Locations


The Barn on Bridge offers a lot of versatility when it comes to choosing where to hold your ceremony. The Lower Garden Area is framed by a white fence and colorful flowers that overlook a charming creek. The Upper Garden Area is housed under a seasonal tent, protecting your guests from the hot sun or potential rain. Or, choose to hold your ceremony inside the barn on the rustic-inspired dance floor or up in the loft. Both areas are perfect for chilly winter days. Best of all, everything is located mere steps from each other; no hiking for miles through fields in your heels.  

You’re Covered for Plan B

It sure can be nerve-wracking planning an outdoor ceremony or reception. Thankfully, Barn on Bridge has a built-in plan B to take all of your worry away. If you’ve planned your ceremony in the Lower Garden and the threat of rain becomes a concern, we can simply move your affair inside or under the permanent tent.

Cocktail Hour Fun

The Lower Garden looks out to a charming creek and densely wooded fields and is ideal for a cocktail hour or outdoor reception, complete with your favorite backyard games. Wrought iron cocktail tables with large umbrellas are available for your guests to sit and relax in this pastoral outdoor oasis.


Ready to see this charming venue? Schedule a consultation with one of our event managers today!

Robert Ryan Catering and Design plans and executes over 400 events each year, boasts a five-star rating on WeddingWire and has received WeddingWire’s Couple’s Choice/Bride’s Choice Award seven years in a row. Learn more about Robert Ryan Catering & Design and tour our venuesSubscribe to our e-newsletter for exclusive offers, up-to-date news and recipes from our executive chef. 

Ronna Dewey

Photo credits, top to bottom: Hoffer Photography, Fuller Photography, Morby Photography, Daniel Fullam Photography

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