Take scenic Route 20 to the Red Barn at Windridge Estate in historic Cazenovia, NY. RedBarn20 offers a sophisticated country experience in “One of America’s Coolest Small Towns.” The eighty hilltop acres look out onto Oneida and Cazenovia Lakes, sprawling hills, and 40-mile panoramic views.
RedBarn20 uses the rustic imagination of the Windridge Estate to create magical spaces for your wedding or special gathering. This centuries-old property includes the E.S. Jackson House, the Red Barn, the White Stone Barn, original smokehouse and Farmer Cottage. Each is restored to preserve the timeless beauty of colonial New York architecture.
Built in 1804 by founding resident and Cazenovia’s second mayor Eliphalet Steel Jackson, the Windridge Estate remains largely intact and offers a special glance into the colonial history of the area. The main house, barns, original smokehouse and farmer cottage still stand from the original construction. They have been meticulously restored by master craftsmen. The Red Barn and White Stone Barn are the heart of RedBarn20 and have a timeless charm. Combined they offer over 5,000 square feet of rustic yet refined event space.
Central New York offers more than beautiful hills and country estates. There’s a wealth of outdoor and cultural activities in Cazenovia and neighboring towns. Hike acres of sculpture gardens and trails in the Stone Quarry Hill Art Park visit picturesque Chittenango Falls or make a stop along the Cazenovia Beverage Trail. Visit Empire Farm Brewery, the largest farm brewery in the state. For award winning wines visit Owera Vineyards at their lakeside tasting room. For summer berry, apple picking, and pumpkin donuts in the fall visit Critz Farm. Nationally touring music acts frequent the Nelson Odeon and be sure to stop by the 20 East market on your way to the show!
Hilltop panoramas, wooded trails, rolling country fields and rustic barns create a spectacular backdrop for your memorable day. An enchanting destination for you to celebrate with rural beauty and modern style.
Syracuse International Airport is a short 29-mile drive away and makes flying to your RedBarn20 event easy. Road trip just 4 hours from New York City or Boston and you’ll watch the city change to river valley and rolling hills. In the right season, the drive offers some of the Northeast’s best fall foliage. Whichever direction you come from, you’ll be glad you arrived.