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The Skinner Barn

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Summer Theatre at it's Best!

A beautifully restored Vermont Barn that hosts events was the perfect place for summer theatre! We... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
South Shore, MA
Lovely wedding!

Great venue for a June wedding! Met the nice owner towards the end of the evening, who I would... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2018
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The Skinner Barn is a beautifully restored historic dairy barn built in 1891 by the Daniel Skinner family. Of classic post and beam construction, it offers a special environment for educational classes, cultural events, parties, and receptions...more
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609 Common Rd, Waitsfield, VT 05673-7182
+1 802-496-4422
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautifully restored Vermont Barn that hosts events was the perfect place for summer theatre! We went and saw the Patsy Cline Show which was well done and gets the audience involved! The barn and the property are so well taken care of by a...More

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Reviewed June 18, 2018

Great venue for a June wedding! Met the nice owner towards the end of the evening, who I would imagine was supervising and making sure everything was going well!

Thank Julie07842
Reviewed September 11, 2017

Our son and daughter in law were married September 3rd at the Skinner Barn. We were hoping for a beautiful outdoor ceremony on the meadow with a cocktail hour on the lawn. Hurricane Harvey had other plans. At the rehersal for the wedding on a...More

1  Thank Cathy S
Reviewed June 24, 2017 via mobile

Our daughter and son in law were married June 3 at the Skinner Barn .This is the quintessential Vermont wedding venue. Peter Boynton (owner) is the ideal host . His experience and expertise in hosting weddings was invaluable . The setting of Skinner Barn with...More

1  Thank Karen C
Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful pastoral setting for a wedding. Phenomenal barn renovation for events. Of course with no AC, air circulation was good to stay relatively cool. Bandstand was off in corner-could have been more centered on west wall for better sound. Acoustics for speakers was not optimal...More

Thank GJTF
Reviewed July 29, 2016

The latest show (The Pirates of Penzance) was quite enjoyable. It's always a treat to see how the beautiful barn transforms into a theater. A lot of talent was showcased again this season. It's easy to suspend disbelief and just get caught up in these...More

Thank APatrickF
Reviewed July 28, 2016

The Victorian light opera (read musical) the Pirates of Penzance is playing this 2016 Summer season. This is the 14th season of professional theater in the Mad River Valley. The Pirates is well directed, a fun producition and truly amusing. It is amazing to have...More

Thank Hanschen
Reviewed June 16, 2016

I attended a wedding here and was truly surprised at how comfortable a "barn" wedding could be. The barn itself feels very rustic and authentic however the kitchen, bathrooms etc........are all modern. The property is stunning, parking is plentiful and location not far from town....More

Thank Tim S
Reviewed September 6, 2015

Attended our friends' wedding and loved the setting and the beautiful barn! Everything was beautiful and the staff was very professional and friendly.

Thank Laurie_138
Reviewed August 3, 2015

We attended a performance of "Pete 'N Keely." Both actors provided energetic and polished performances. This wasn't Broadway, but it was fun, entertaining, and of a higher scale than one might anticipate in an old barn (beautifully restored on gorgeous grounds) on a dirt road....More

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Geri P
March 5, 2017|
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Price to rent barn for a wedding?