I have never personally considered weddings to be kid friendly events. Even if the bride and groom themselves already have kids, the structure of their wedding is never really designed for kids. They might have some activity books arranged during dinner, but that’s it. So I don’t blame kids when they are restless, tired, or even bored at a wedding. I would be too if I were that age. Which is why I think Rachel & Ryan’s idea of having their wedding at Round Ranch was a stroke of genius. Round Ranch is not a location I would have ever expected to host weddings. But their setup is absolutely amazing.
The Round Ranch site for their outdoor civil ceremony is adorable. It’s completely hidden away from the tourist crowd. Fenced in and isolated yet still outdoors. They have a standard wooden archway and seating for the guests. This his couple decorated the space with a few diy elements. It’s completely surrounded by a series of hiking trails. So you don’t even have to go far for portraits after the ceremony.
And while there is a respectable indoor dining for your guests, there is also a smorgasbord of activities to keep kids fully entertained at Round Ranch. Everything from tractor train rides, go karting, corn mazes, to a full on bonfire with s’mores. You’d think these fun activities would be thoroughly appreciated by the kids, but I’d have to say the parents loved them even mode. It’s not everyday you see a bride speeding by on a go kart.
So as far as country rustic weddings go, this one was kind of epic. Highly recommend the concept and all the add-ons they offer. Want to ride horseback down the aisle? Do it. Shall we do canoe ride in the lake? Yes, please. The options were endless. I definitely want to work with more wedding couples at this venue. So if you’re getting married there, do send me a shout.