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Hatfield Farm is a rustic wedding venue located in Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia. This pristine retreat is located just 20 minutes from Halifax and offers a lovely escape from the city while being close to local amenities. It features a private lodge where you and your loved ones can celebrate long into the night.

Facilities and Capacity

Nestled in a secluded area of the property separate from the barn is Hatfield Farm鈥檚 exclusive event venue, Fort Clayton. This 5,000-square-foot lodge is ideal for celebrations of up to 225 guests. The festivities begin with the arrival of the happy couple to the venue in a horse-drawn carriage or sleigh. Newlyweds can use the carriage for photos in between the ceremony and reception. Nuptials can take place indoors or outdoors as there are a variety of beautiful locations to choose from. The lodge is surrounded by towering trees and overlooks a sparkling lake, providing a picturesque backdrop for your vows and photo sessions. Inside, the rustic reception hall features exposed beams and a large stone fireplace. The warm hearth can also serve as a ceremony venue for winter weddings. During the reception, guests are welcome to enjoy the Rubber Rodeo in an adjacent building, which boasts a mechanical bull and inflatable games for a unique experience. In the evening, the property鈥檚 bonfire pits are lit, allowing guests to relax and mingle.

Services Offered

Hatfield Farm offers a vast spectrum of services to ensure each of their couples can experience the wedding of their dreams. When you book your celebration here, their events staff will work with you to organize your special day. Whether its booking on-site accommodation or selecting your ceremony location, they are happy to help you throughout the process. They provide a DJ and a vast supply of music to entertain your guests and alleviate some of the stress of coordinating vendors. Catering services are also covered by the venue, with the option to add appetizers or late-night snacks during the reception. The on-site cabins and guesthouses can accommodate up to 60 guests, and there is even a special honeymoon suite for you and your new spouse.

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Frequently asked questions

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?

Minimum booking required depends on the type of event. Our Bachelor & Bachelorette parties start at 8 guests! Most of our weddings range from 100 to 225 guests but we can accommodate smaller parties as well.

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Banquet hall

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Covered outdoor
Uncovered outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Bridal shower
Engagement party
Rehearsal dinner

What event services do you offer?

Bridal suite
Catering / bar
Clean up
Event planning
Event rentals
Liability insurance
Lighting / sound
Outside vendors
Set up

What catering services do you offer?

Outside cake

What bar services do you provide?

Outside alcohol

What event items are available?

Aisle markers
Audio equipment
Chair covers
Dance floor

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What transportation and access is available?

Wheelchair access

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Set up
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Bridal suite

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100% Recommended by couples
Corey Sent on 21/06/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Absolutely amazing

Our guests couldn鈥檛 stop commenting about how much they love the venue. Everyone had the best time. hatfield staff are absolutely amazing to work with
Kaitlyn K. Sent on 02/09/2021
5 out of 5 rating

McKearney Wedding

Wow!!! If you鈥檙e looking for someone to go above and beyond to make your day special, this is the place!! A one stop shop that truly makes your vision happen
Rachelle R. Sent on 24/07/2021
5 out of 5 rating

AMAZING had the best wedding ever

I had the best wedding ever at Hatfields farms it was a dream come true ! A fairytale
Jessica P. Sent on 20/11/2018
5 out of 5 rating

Amazing! We are so happy

We hired Hatfield as our reception venue and they were great. Everything was pretty much seemless. There were a couple minor hickups that they corrected or offered to correct very quickly. The weather was not great and they were very accomidating to us and our guests. I am very happy with our choice and would recommed them to anyone looking for a rustic venue. The one stop shopping made it very easy and would be a great fit for someone who wants a very easy day witout the normal stresses of decorating and set up.
Falon R. Sent on 26/04/2018
5 out of 5 rating

Absolutley amazing

I absolutley reccomend Hatfield Farm to any couple getting married. It's a turn key wedding so all we had to bring was the cake and photographer. We ended up wanting to use our own decorations but they were very accommodating. We were so impressed.
Caroline H. Sent on 02/04/2017
5 out of 5 rating
I had my wedding there back in June 2014! Magical experience! They take care of everything for your special day! The party kept on going all night. Cabines are cozy, staff are awesome! We love the BYOB, kids and dog friendly atmosphere. Thanks again!
Emma Sent on 18/09/2018
4.8 out of 5 rating

Hatfield farm wedding

Absolutely amazing all around! If you are looking for a fun, stress free wedding day this is the place to do it! The staff are excellent to deal with and we couldn鈥檛 have asked for a more perfect day/night/morning after :) highly highly recommended!!
Tiffany C. Sent on 13/09/2017
5 out of 5 rating
We live in Alberta and with the help of Hatfield Farm they made everything super easy. On the day of the wedding they took care of everything and the only thing we need to worry about was enjoying the day and having fun.
Sara G. Sent on 18/04/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Wedding Day 2016

We had a fantastic day celebrating our wedding day with Hatfield Farns. The staff was amazing especially Brian and his wife!! Everything was on time, the food was incredible and our guests still speak of how much fun they had at our wedding. Amazing day overall and so many wonderful memories!!!
Dawna M. Sent on 03/04/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Fantastic - fun, relaxed venue

We got married at Hatfield Farm in 2010 - the staff coordinated everything amazingly on the day, and was very helpful and supportive as the prep work and scheduling was done. Highly recommend!!
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1840 Hammonds Plains Road B4P 1P4 Hammonds Plains (Nova Scotia)
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