The English Barn story began the way all good stories do – with love. Our passion for watching timeless stories come to life fuels everything we do.
The English Barn is a one-of-a-kind castle-inspired venue full of rustic elegance and charm located south of beautiful Overland Park. This breathtaking 20 acres accommodates both indoor and outdoor events for your wedding ceremony and reception.
established in 2021
The English Barn is where time stands still and precious memories are created with the ones you love most!
All the dreaming. All the planning. All the anticipation. It all hinges on beautiful aesthetics and the smallest details, lovingly coordinated to your personal style. Whether romantic, boho, classic or modern, your English Barn wedding will be a cohesive, refined statement of your love story. After your introductory planning meeting, our team goes to work coordinating every detail so you will have less stress, more time and maximum glow.
elegant | celebratory
The English Barn with an old world elegance and picturesque charm simply cannot be found in the heart of a city. Just far enough, but not too far, from the hustle and bustle of the big city. You will love it here!
natural | intimate
wooded | inclusive
comfortable | spacious
picturesque | expansive
The English Barn: 2023 Venue Nominee
Featured on WED KC
The English Barn: 2022 Couple's Choice
Featured on Kansas City Engaged
The English Barn: 2023 Best of Weddings
Featured on The Knot
The English Barn is an award-winning wedding and event venue, with features in a diverse array of directories and publications, both in print and digital formats. Take a peek:
Kelly, 2021 bride
"Jane goes above and beyond for her couples to make sure they have the best day ever down to every little detail! Jane and Paul were always there to answer all our questions and help in any way they could and they truly became like family to us! I’ve had so many guest still talk to me about how ABSOLUTELY beautiful our wedding was, from the outdoor ceremony to the cocktail hour to our last dance of the reception I could not have asked for a better day!"
valerie, 2021 bride
"I'm not one to usually post reviews, but I have to tell the world about how AMAZING the English Barn is. Jane and Paul have poured their heart and soul into this dream wedding venue. They will meet your expectations and they seriously bend over backwards to make sure you have your dream wedding. They are so kind, very hardworking, and they truly do care about all of their couples. We couldn't have asked for a better experience."
lindsay, 2022 bride
Throughout the process of planning a wedding things will always get stressful no matter if you have a wedding planner it’s just simply how it goes. When Jane saw I was getting stressed out about something she would always help me talk through it and help find a solution to what it is I was stressing about. I am very grateful to know The Howe family. Not just because they were a huge part of our special day, but because they are truly wonderful people."
lianne, 2021 bride
"Our wedding day was more than what we could have dreamed of and we owe it to Jane and Paul at The English Barn for helping us create a day we will never forget and will forever look back on as one of the best days of our lives. If you’re looking for that venue that has something no other venue out there has, with the look, the feeling, and the genuine care for you as a bride and groom and your families. Go check out The English Barn. You will not regret it."
jennifer, 2021 bride
"When you step into the doors, You will see the most breath-taking beauty of a majestic venue, with the awe of it’s massive beams, to the glistening facets of sparkling chandeliers, THIS is the perfect wedding venue for your dream story to begin! The furniture and surroundings are simply exquisite! It was a dream come true and we are so thankful to have had the joy of celebrating our wedding at The English Barn!
To say that we love what we do is an understatement.
My husband and partner not only encourages me in all I do, but also empowers me to follow my passions. My husband would tell you that he never dreamed that we would be building a home with a barn, after our children were all grown and as we begin to celebrate our time growing old together. I told him “let’s pray about it and if it’s God’s plan, the doors will open."
We are a family owned and operated venue that was meticulously drafted, and designed to host the perfect fairytale wedding. From top to bottom, no detail has been overlooked, leading to the ultimate wedding experience for everyone involved.
We are so honored to extend our home to you, your friends & family!
beautiful grandchildren that have blessed our lives
incredible children who we keep close to our hearts
years of marriage keeps our love and passion strong