Red Barn Ranch Wedding



Celebrated at the beautiful Red Barn Ranch in Pauma Valley, Jennifer and Andrew’s wedding was nothing short of picturesque. The day began at Pala Casino Hotel, where the couple prepared for the upcoming ceremony. From the hotel, guests and wedding party were transported by shuttle to the rural Red Barn Ranch. The ceremony, officiated by the lovely couple’s pastor, was performed at sunset, and was captured by John Newsome Photography.

As the sun sank in the west, the soft light filtered through the willowy pepper trees, gently lighting up the faces of the bride and groom. Just to the east, family-style banquet tables had been set with floral arrangements, provided by Bella Blooms, alongside stacks of gently aged hard-cover books. Patti of Red Barn Ranch helped the wedding attendee’s transition from ceremony site to dining area, while Bekker’s Catering provided the guests with a wonderfully filling meal. Toasts were given as the sun disappeared behind the hills. As the sky darkened, strings of market lights were lit from tree to tree above the dining area as well as in the spacious red barn just up the hill, from which Red Barn Ranch acquired its name.

Guests filtered into the beautifully decorated barn, complete with antique furniture and ten foot high chiffon curtains at both ends, to witness the first dance. Bite size desserts were provided by Heather Miller once the newly-wed couple had cut the their specially made single tier cake. The dance floor was then opened and those in attendance proudly showcased their dancing skills.

As the night lengthened and the music slowed, shuttles were provided for the guests from Red Barn Ranch back to their rooms at the hotel.

Smoothly played out and well planned, Jennifer and Andrew’s wedding was beautiful in every way and was what every wedding should be: a celebration of not only what made this couple unique, but also of the community that brought them together.