River Winds Farm & Estate is a family-owned and operated event venue and horse farm conveniently located in Saco, Maine on 160 sprawling acres of manicured lawns and gardens, pastures and trails, and woodlands fronting the Saco River. The property features a fully restored historic home, Austin House, as accommodations, large event barn, equestrian boarding and performance arena, and numerous outdoor amenities for guests to experience.
Our experienced event staff specializes in assisting with the needs of our bridal couples, corporate clients, and private event clients. We also host a variety of public events throughout the year. Guests enjoy our indoor and outdoor pools, enclosed sun porch, firepit and outdoor spaces, and strolls along our paths to the farm’s pond or to the river. River Winds Farm & Estate is the perfect venue for your destination wedding, corporate event, or private celebration.
A rustic, countryside setting with all the modern comforts and features you need. Every wedding is created with your vision in mind. We can host weddings up to 250 guests, or provide a charming setting for the smaller celebration. Our experienced event planning staff will work with you to bring your dream to life and give you a wedding your guests will never forget.
Just the right blend of professional space requirements with the unique Maine experience that fosters creativity and innovation. The estate offers small to large group meeting options, areas for breakout groups and work sessions, and is the perfect setting for team building and retreat work.
Host your special celebration at a location beyond the ordinary. River Winds Farm & Estate offers a most unique setting with all the features necessary to make your special occasion the best it can be. Our experienced event staff know how to put on a great affair, and we can accommodate the needs of parties large and small.
Events throughout the year including music concerts, farm-to-table menus and wine tastings, seasonal workshops and celebrations, and retreats. Visitors enjoy our classic architecture, food and beverage services, indoor and outdoor pools, and outdoor spaces and gathering areas.
Our fully stocked and ready to roll mobile bar trailer – Sips ‘n Saddles – is sure to wet the whistle of your guests at your next event! We’ll put a smile on their face with our fully stocked bar service, complete with bartenders, when we roll up to provide the adult beverages at your backyard wedding or celebration, business function, or catered event. Bring Sips ‘n Saddles to your next event!
River Winds Farm & Estate is a working horse farm with a large boarding stable and one of the largest indoor horse arenas in the area. Featuring boarding at its best with individual indoor stalls, outdoor turnout areas, temperature controlled tack room and viewing lounge, and washing facilities. Our indoor Arena hosts group training, clinics and performance events. The property features 160 acres of open fields, and trails leading down to the Saco River. Our large open parking area makes for easy trailer load/unload. All conveniently located just a few miles off the Maine Turnpike Exit 42.