Beautiful Spring Days

Jess and Shawn moved to Milton 3.5 years ago, and the first time they had ever heard of Hopkins was driving by the dairy farm and stopping to enjoy some iconic ice cream. Which they also decided to have at their wedding! Because who doesn’t love ice cream? Their guest count started out pretty high, […]


Summer lovin’

Megan and Brett visit Lewes often to see their family here, which lead them to finding Hopkins Heartland. They love that the town of Lewes focuses on history and nature, and Hopkins Heartland also prides itself on those two things.  “We loved how Hopkins preserved the original structures of the farm while incorporating beautiful updated […]


When it rains, it pours!

Our number one question is always, “what happens if it rains?”  Well, Lindsey and Stephen’s wedding weekend is now the wedding we will always refer to when answering this question. Mother nature was 100% not on our side for their wedding, but it is the perfect example of how beautiful everything comes together regardless of […]


There’s no defining moment that was the beginning of Hopkins Heartland. It has been an evolution, a test of every human emotion, and awesome confidence between sisters. Although separate visions led Amy and I back to the farm to be individual business owners, we found our groove in Ag Tourism, and we found that we […]

October 7, 2021


Kalie & Cody took pampas grass goals to the highest standard. This modern & beachy approach to floral design made everything look like a soft and whispy fairytale. The approaching storms added to the drama of the day. We are still swooning over their florals and design!   How they met – the miracles of […]

July 30, 2021


Brittany and Josh were our last couple to book before our world was flipped upside down with the pandemic. It didn’t deter their wedding planning or their beautiful spirits one bit! Here we are, more than a year later and this couple and their family and friends filled our Barn with all the love and […]

June 3, 2021


While every wedding at Hopkins Heartland typically includes desserts, not every wedding gets the full sweet experience of Lara McKone and her one woman show, Dachside Bakery. Lara’s sweet personality and years of experience are apparent with every custom confection that graces our events. As with every vendor connection that we blog, there is a […]

May 8, 2021


Photos: Chelsea Fluharty Photography Kyleigh and Greg may share a love of Bethany Beach, but they said “I do”, through waves of happy tears, at Hopkins Heartland, on a gorgeous & sunny day. April 3, 2021. The tears for this crew began on day one. When the parents of the bride and groom, the bride […]

April 19, 2021


explore the farm

We are just beyond the borders of our destination beach towns & culinary coast. The entire experience is both convenient and breathtaking for your family and friends. 

Hopkins Heartland believes in preservation of farms, historic structure, and family. Every couple who is welcomed to the farm is part of a preservation experience. Weddings at the Heartland are private and intimate, with the feeling of being part of something much bigger. Let us guide you to your dream wedding. We are so grateful to have you be part of our story, and become part of this historic preservation. 

700 acres of preserved farmland, historic barns, and bucolic romance.

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