Looking for a truly unique place to have a special outdoor event? Our ranch headquarters is ideal for corporate retreats, picnics, family reunions, fundraisers, birthday parties, and rustic weddings. Guests can enjoy a quiet setting amongst the western hills of Yolo County, with cows and horses grazing contentedly in the background. Since this is a working cattle ranch, guests might have the opportunity to intermingle with our animals and a wild critter or two (mingling with rattlesnakes is not recommended!). Due to weather constraints, our typical event season runs from March through November.


We have two primary locations available for rent:

Headquarters Area


shop areaOur headquarters area features outdoor seating for over 100 people under shade trees. With additional tent rentals, we have hosted as many as 400 at this facility. During inclement weather, about 30- 40 people can be comfortably seated inside the shop. We offer two restrooms for moderate sized events, and additional portable restrooms can be rented for larger groups. The headquarters floor is concrete, and the outside area is gravel and decomposed granite. In addition, we have a large lawn and horse shoe pit for recreation.


We can arrange for full service BBQ catering, with seated or buffet service. If guests would like to choose their own caterer, we provide limited kitchen facilities inside the shop. Our large portable barbecue provides a nice western touch and is also available to rent on site. Parking is plentiful, and we can arrange dust control services for large events.


antique cars barbecue

The “Red Barn”


red barnBuilt in the early 1900’s, our vintage hay barn provides a secluded, rustic setting for larger events such as western fundraisers and weddings. Surrounded by grand old oak trees, and situated next to a picturesque seasonal creek, the “Red Barn” harkens back to a time when life was simpler. The tranquility of this setting is unmatched in Yolo County. Gone are the sights and sounds of urban life. The occasional moo of a wandering cow and the gliding of a hawk overhead are the only commotion our visitors will experience here.


The barn is currently amenity free, except for running water. We have small generators available for rent, but for larger events, guests may need to rent a diesel generator for lighting or other electrical needs. Guests will also need to rent portable toilets for sanitation.


red barn insideParking is virtually unlimited at this location, due to its proximity to open fields. We generally construct a smooth dirt parking lot to match the needs of each event.

Ranch Location Map


Yolo Land and Cattle ranch headquarters is located in Yolo County, CA near to Sacramento and San Francisco Bay Area. Tours of the ranch are available by appointment only. We provide detailed driving directions and GPS coordinates for guests coming to attend events on the ranch.


From Woodland 17 miles, 30 minutes
From Davis 24 miles, 38 minutes
From Vacaville 26 miles, 34 minutes
From Sacramento 41 miles, 52 minutes
From San Francisco 80 miles, 1 hr 30 minutes