Hayloft on the Arch Est. 2013

5742 Norton Road, Vernon Center, NY, United States

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Floor your guests with this venue’s epic gardens, magical forests, and breathtaking barn. 
Nestled in the rolling hills of Central New York countryside, the family-run venue offers stunning indoor and outdoor locations across the 18 acres of beautifully manicured land.
The Lowdown
Banquet Hall / Event Facility
Barn / Farm / Ranch
Church / Chapel / Temple
Field / Forest / Orchard
Farm View
Landscaped Grounds
Rolling Hills
Shabby Chic
Product Launch
Anniversary / Engagement Party
Baby Shower
Birthday Party
Bridal Shower
Charity Event
Corporate Event
Dinner Party
Family Reunion
Rehearsal Dinner / Welcome Reception
Social Event
Wedding Ceremony
Wedding Reception

Venue Setting

Nestled in the rolling hills of Central New York, Hayloft on the Arch originally began as a family run dairy farm.  Today, the barn has been restored, with modern amenities added, without losing the rustic charm. These amenities include a 30 foot bar, bathrooms, adequate parking area for you and your guests & a dressing room for the bridal party. Hayloft on the Arch is situated on 28.8 acres of beautifully manicured landscaped property, its breathtaking views of the countryside creates a stunning backdrop for your special event. The stream that borders the property is a tranquil setting for intimate ceremonies. The photo opportunities on the property are endless. With indoor & outdoor locations, Hayloft on the Arch is perfect for intimate gatherings or larger celebrations. Our 4500 square foot loft offers an open space customizable for each event. With its picturesque landscaping & a timeless event space Hayloft on the Arch is truly one of a kind. Hayloft on the Arch takes pride in creating an unforgettable experience your guests will be sure to cherish, right here in the heart of Central New York.
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range

Does this include catering fees?


Additional Charges

Additional Charges May Include:
Ceremony Package - $500-$700
Heaters - $50/unit
Antiques, additional furniture, etc available if desired to rent.

Bar Service offered onsite, glassware included
Linens, dishes & silverware supplied by caterer.


Additional Insurance Is Required To Host An Event At This Venue


Celebrations Hosted Here Since
10 PM
Venue Spaces
Indoor & Outdoor Venue Spaces Available
Client Can Select The Caterer Of Their Choice
Provided By Venue For Fee – You Must Use The Venue For All Alcohol Services
Indoors & Outdoors
Designated Smoking Areas Only
Bridal Suite available for hair & make up to be done onsite if preferred. Hotel & lodging available 2 miles from venue location.  Outdoor door grain bin bar.  Custom fire pit, bistro lights strung over patio.
Pet-Friendly Events
Kid Friendly Events
Handicap Accessible
Inside Scoop

The sunsets on the property are to die for and the photographers are usually inhaling their dinner to grab the bride and groom to capture some stunning photos outside or inside the loft when the sun gleams through the cracks in the wooden barn.

  • Bridal Suite/Changing Rooms Onsite
  • Wifi
  • Ample Parking Onsite
  • Dining Chairs
  • Dining Tables
  • Onsite Restrooms
Venue Features
The Scene:
Our property is set on just under 30 acres of rolling hills and bordered by a peaceful stream. There is a gravel parking lot large enough to accomodate 150 vehicles lit by old fashioned globe lights. You will find a small barn, original to the property, that was converted into a chapel and is great for ceremony backdrops or photo-ops. The entire property is manicured to perfection, we take pride on keeping the grounds looking as if every event is the first and leave no traces of prior events. Every photographer that comes onsite raves about the endless picture opportunities and we always get so excited to see how each photographer makes use of the property and produces phenominal photos.
Over the course of eighteen months Hayloft on the Arch; its barn, land, and out building was transformed from a previously working dairy farm to a charming rustic venue. No detail was overlooked while renovating from vessel sinks in the bathrooms, tin ceilings in the downstairs, a 30 foot bar that every caterer that comes in falls in love with, mason jar lights, and a bridal suite that makes you question if you are really standing where cows used to be milked! During the off season (November - April) you can find us updating, renovating or finding something to add value to the property.
Standout Venue Features:
One element that sets Hayloft on the Arch apart from other similar venues is that a day of coordinator is included in the venue package. She is there to assist vendors throughout the day, set up preassembled decorations, be sure the event is running on schedule giving you and your guests ample party/dancing time, and she is there until the end of the event to package up all decorations, and gifts -- leaving the bride and groom to say their good byes without lifting a finger at the end of the night. This is one ammenity that boasts the most attention from past clients, and may sometimes be over looked by prospective clients. 
Extra Perks:
Some extra items that are included in the venue pacakage are: 8' long tables, 6' long tables, 60" round tables and fruitwood chiavari chairs - enough to accomodate 300 people. 50 white folding chairs are included in the ceremony package. There is also a list of antiques and vintage items that are available to rent if preferred, including; a working fireplace, vintage couches, dressers, trunks, rugs, etc.
Awards & Notables Hayloft on the Arch has been featured in a number of photographers blogs, most frequently in Country Living.
Celebration Locations
The barn is an "L" shape building, when first entering the lower level most clients decide to use the area as a welcome space for their guests, upon walking upstairs there is a 30' long bar and plenty of space to mingle. The loft is where the seating/reception takes place.
- View: The barn overlooks just under 30 acres of rolling hills and manicured property.
- Max Capacity: 300
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
Eats & Drinks
Food, Restaurants, Cafes, Bars & Lounges
Food, Restaurants, Cafes:
All food and beverage is catered in by a caterer of your choosing. You can find a list of highly reputable caterers and other vendors in the area on Hayloft on the Arch's website. 
Bars & Lounges:
The Outdoor Grain Bin Bar, with a cozy 8' tall firepit and bistro lighting is the perfect atmosphere to kick off any event.   
Barn / Farm / Ranch
This Couple Restored a Romantic New York Barn and Then Got Married in It!
Jake Kilroy
byJake Kilroy
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Hayloft on the Arch

5742 Norton Road, Vernon Center, NY, United States

You can find romance anywhere, whether city living or country life. Each have their distinct interpretations of love, laughter, and life—the three qualities that make romance exuberant, cherished, and possible. But it’s the curious moments when the worlds, both rural and urban, come together to offer the very best of their cultures that really sets the heart aflame. Escape to the rolling hills of Central New York to see what we mean. There, you’ll find Hayloft on the Arch, once a family-run dairy farm that’s now a deeply revered venue. 


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