Shelters must be reserved at least 2 weeks in advance. Due to necessary preparation, we cannot accommodate requests for reservations less than 2 weeks prior to an event.

The Barn is a Tanglewood landmark. This beautifully redesigned barn can comfortably hold 240 guests, seated. The Barn features an authentic exterior and is complemented by modern interior features. The Barn has an electric food warmer in the kitchen which can accommodate your guests for a sit-down meal.

Request a reservation!

Effective Year
Location Located near the Championship Golf Course across from Walnut Hall
Capacity 240 people
Time Periods 10:00AM - 11:00PM (Friday - Sunday)
10:00AM - 11:00PM (Monday - Thursday)
Cost Monday - Thursday: $1000 / Time Period
Friday - Sunday: $1400 / Time Period
Rates are Subject to Change
  • Tile floor and open-beam ceiling
  • 2 fireplaces (back to back: 1 located inside, 1 on terrace)
  • Fireplace mantle (7" thick, 84" long, 63" from floor)
  • 30 aluminum tables (8’ x 30”)
  • 250 metal, folding chairs
  • 30 additional chairs (for use on the balcony ONLY)
  • 9 picnic tables outdoors
  • 11 standard outlets in main room
  • Semi-private indoor balcony (will seat 30 people)
  • Kitchen has regular-sized stove (4 top burner), refrigerator (no freezer), ice maker, and 2 standard outlets
  • Sound system throughout, with separate volume controls for each area of the facility
  • CD/tape player
  • 2 grills outside (open-pit BBQ)
  • 117 parking spaces
  • 6 handicap parking spaces
  • 2 Hubbell 220V – 30 AMP twist-lock plugs between the columns and one in the kitchen
  • No outdoor ceremonies are allowed at the Red Barn
  • Double access to deck from main room
  • Please contact the Marketing and Events Office for a up-to-date Preferred Caterer's List at (336) 703-6480
Other Notes
  • Wood and charcoal are not provided.
  • No kitchen utensils provided.
  • No tape, nails, or tacks allowed on the walls. Each instance will result in an additional clean-up fee being charged.
  • No hay is allowed in the barn. Also, no birdseed or rice. Each instance will result in an additional clean-up fee being charged.
  • The playground across the street will remain open to the public during your event.
  • All rental items must be delivered and picked up on day of event. No rental items may be left overnight.
  • Tanglewood is not responsible for any items left after rental period.
  • Only waxless candles are allowed. No open-flame candles are allowed.
  • Please be aware that in late September, the lights for Festival of Lights will be in the process of being put up in the parking lot of the Barn. We will not delay putting up the lights for an event.

Reservation Calendar

<June 2016>
If a facility you wish to reserve is not available for request online, please call (336) 703-6480.

  • Red Barn - 6/12/2016