Property Features

The gem of our property, our recently restored barn that dates back to 1917 adorn with 2 crystal chandeliers and cafe lights on the upper level.
 

A covered open air cedar deck nestled right beside the barn to extend the space and provide shelter from rainy weather.


Landscaped green space steps away from the barn and ceremony site that includes picnic tables, a fire pit, the grain bin bar, lawn games and cafe lights.


Outdoor ceremony site steps away from the barn with an elegantly draped arbor and bench seating for your guests. Indoor ceremony location options in case of rain.


The onsite licensed salon and bridal suite.  Check out the
salon page here  


Grooms getting ready space that includes a pool table, bar, and comfortable seating. 


Ample vendor and guest parking.


Clean, comfortable multi-stall indoor restrooms that are handicap accessible. 


Acres of space for you and your guests to enjoy!




What's Included

access to the venue grounds and buildings for your event on your contracted date(s)

WE WILL WORK WITH YOU TO answer any questions you may have about our venue throughout the planning process

GROUNDS PREPARATION FOR YOUR EVENT

private bridal suite and grooms stable

table and chair set up 

ceremony site set up

grounds MAINTENANCE leading up to
and during your event

MOSQUITO control 

FARMHOUSE DINING TABLES
 ON THE MAIN LEVEL OF THE BARN.

YOUR CHOICE OF ROUND OR
RECTANGLE TABLES UPSTAIRS.

WHITE deluxe CHAIRS FOR SEATING
YOUR GUESTS DURING THE MEAL

WHITE TABLE LINENS 

access to loan any decor from our huge assortment of items at no extra cost

beautiful cafe lights strung throughout the barn and outdoor space

and so much more! 


"....Scenic Escape is the perfect place to
 celebrate the first day of the rest of your live's together.
Your happily ever after start's here!...."

escape the ordinary

about the venue

business operations

what's included

day of event 

catering/vendors

guest comforts

· HOW MANY GUESTS CAN BE ACCOMMODATED?




· DO YOU HAVE AMPLE ONSITE PARKING?





· IS THERE RUNNING WATER AND ELECTRICITY?






- do you have indoor restrooms?








· IS THERE A DANCE FLOOR?









· IS THERE AN OUTDOOR SOUND SYSTEM?





· DO YOU HAVE A SECURE ROOM FOR MY BELONGINGS AND GIFTS?

WE HAVE A PERMIT FOR UP TO 275 GUESTS. WE HAVE ENOUGH ROOM FOR UP TO 275 GUESTS FOR BOTH THE CEREMONY AND RECEPTION/DINNER.
  

YES! WE HAVE A LARGE LIGHTED PARKING LOT WITH AMPLE PARKING FOR YOUR GUESTS. HANDICAP GUESTS HAVE AVAILABLE PARKING NEXT TO THE BARN FOR EASY ACCESS.

 
YES, WE HAVE RUNNING HOT & COLD WATER AT BOTH WET BARS AND THE KITCHEN & BATHROOMS. WE HAVE ELECTRICITY WITH ENOUGH OUTLETS FOR EVERYONE’S NEEDS.



YES! WE HAVE BEAUTIFUL INDOOR RESTROOMS FOR BOTH MEN AND WOMEN. THEY BOTH HAVE HOT AND COLD WATER, MARBLE SINKS, FULL LENGTH MIRRORS, AND AUTOMATIC TOWEL DISPENSERS. BOTH ARE HANDICAPPED ACCESSIBLE. THESE ARE LOCATED RIGHT INSIDE THE BARN FOR GUESTS’ CONVENIENCE.


YES, WE HAVE MULTIPLE AREAS AVAILABLE THAT can SERVE AS THE DANCE FLOOR. ON NICE DAYS, it  WORKS WELL TO PUT the dance floor OUT ON OUR COVERED DECK ON THE BACK SIDE OF THE BARN. THE BOTTOM LEVEL OF OUR BARN HAS A SECTION THAT CAN ALSO BE UTILIZED AS A DANCE FLOOR.



THIS WILL HAVE TO BE PROVIDED BY THE RENTER. MOST ALL OF THE LOCAL DJS HAVE THE CAPABILITY TO PROVIDE THIS. WE HAVE ELECTRIC ACCESS BY THE OUTDOOR CEREMONY SITE.


for single day rentals we do not offer a secure room for your belongings. Following dinner we suggest placing your gifts into a secured vehicle If you've rented the venue for multiple days we will secure your gifts and belongings for you overnight. 




· HOW MANY GUESTS CAN BE ACCOMMODATED? 

WE HAVE A PERMIT FOR UP TO 275 GUESTS. WE HAVE ENOUGH ROOM FOR UP TO 275 GUESTS FOR BOTH THE CEREMONY AND RECEPTION/DINNER.



· DO YOU HAVE AMPLE ONSITE PARKING? 

YES! WE HAVE A LARGE LIGHTED PARKING LOT WITH AMPLE PARKING FOR YOUR GUESTS. HANDICAP GUESTS HAVE AVAILABLE PARKING NEXT TO THE BARN FOR EASY ACCESS.



· IS THERE RUNNING WATER AND ELECTRICITY? 
 
YES, WE HAVE RUNNING HOT & COLD WATER AT BOTH WET BARS AND THE KITCHEN & BATHROOMS. WE HAVE ELECTRICITY WITH ENOUGH OUTLETS FOR EVERYONE’S NEEDS.



- DO YOU HAVE INDOOR RESTROOMS?

YES! WE HAVE BEAUTIFUL INDOOR RESTROOMS FOR BOTH MEN AND WOMEN. THEY BOTH HAVE HOT AND COLD WATER, MARBLE SINKS, FULL LENGTH MIRRORS, AND AUTOMATIC TOWEL DISPENSERS. BOTH ARE HANDICAPPED ACCESSIBLE. THESE ARE LOCATED RIGHT INSIDE THE BARN FOR GUESTS’ CONVENIENCE.



· IS THERE A DANCE FLOOR? 

YES, WE HAVE MULTIPLE AREAS AVAILABLE THAT can SERVE AS THE DANCE FLOOR. ON NICE DAYS, it  WORKS WELL TO PUT the dance floor OUT ON OUR COVERED DECK ON THE BACK SIDE OF THE BARN. THE BOTTOM LEVEL OF OUR BARN HAS A SECTION THAT CAN ALSO BE UTILIZED AS A DANCE FLOOR.



· IS THERE AN OUTDOOR SOUND SYSTEM? 

THIS WILL HAVE TO BE PROVIDED BY THE RENTER. MOST ALL OF THE LOCAL DJS HAVE THE CAPABILITY TO PROVIDE THIS. WE HAVE ELECTRIC ACCESS BY THE OUTDOOR CEREMONY SITE.



· DO YOU HAVE A SECURE ROOM FOR MY BELONGINGS AND GIFTS? 

for single day rentals we do not offer a secure room for your belongings. Following dinner we suggest placing your gifts into a secured vehicle If you've rented the venue for multiple days we will secure your gifts and belongings for you overnight. 




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about the venue

· WHEN ARE WE OPEN TO HOST EVENTS?


· WHEN CAN I COME IN FOR A TOUR?


· WHAT ARE YOUR PRICES?







· WHAT ADDITIONAL EXPENSES ARE THERE BEYOND THE RENTAL FEES?







- WHAT IS YOUR CAKE-CUTTING FEE?


· PLEASE EXPLAIN MORE ABOUT EVENT INSURANCE?













· DO YOU ONLY HOST WEDDINGS? WHAT ABOUT OTHER EVENTS?

· WHEN ARE WE OPEN TO HOST EVENTS?

WE ARE OPEN TO HOST EVENTS STARTING AT THE BEGINNING OF APRIL THRU THE END OF OCTOBER.


· WHEN CAN I COME IN FOR A TOUR?

TOURS ARE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY AND ARE PROVIDED YEAR-ROUND, JUST CONTACT US TO SCHEDULE YOUR VISIT!  


· WHAT ARE YOUR PRICES?

WE CAN SEND YOU OUT OUR FULL BROCHURE & PRICING GUIDE. JUST FILL OUT AN INQUIRY FORM FROM THE CONTACT US SECTION ON OUR WEBSITE OR CONTACT US DIRECTLY AND WE CAN SEND THE INFORMATION TO YOU.



· WHAT ADDITIONAL EXPENSES ARE THERE BEYOND THE RENTAL FEES?


WE REQUIRE EACH EVENT TO ACQUIRE EVENT INSURANCE.
THERE IS A $500 DAMAGE DEPOSIT WHICH WILL BE RETURNED WITHIN 5 DAYS OF EVENT UNLESS THERE IS EXCESSIVE CLEAN UP OR DAMAGE.
YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR BOOKING YOUR ADDITIONAL VENDORS SUCH AS CATERING, PHOTOGRAPHY, DJ OR BAND, ETC. 


- WHAT IS YOUR CAKE-CUTTING FEE?

WE DO NOT CHARGE A CAKE-CUTTING FEE. 


· PLEASE EXPLAIN MORE ABOUT EVENT INSURANCE?


WE REQUIRE YOU TO PURCHASE EVENT LIABILITY INSURANCE WITH A MINIMUM OF 1 MILLION DOLLARS LIABILITY COVERAGE. A CERTIFICATE OF EVENT INSURANCE IS DUE TO SCENIC ESCAPE BARN ONE MONTH (30 DAYS) PRIOR TO RENTER'S EVENT DATE. IF ALCOHOL WILL BE SERVED, THE EVENT INSURANCE MUST COVER LIABILITY OF SERVING ALCOHOL. WHENEVER YOU HOST A LARGE EVENT AT OUR VENUE OR AT ANY OTHER LOCATION, SECURING EVENT LIABILITY INSURANCE IS ALWAYS GOOD TO LIMIT YOUR RISK AND LIABILITY. 





· DO YOU ONLY HOST WEDDINGS? WHAT ABOUT OTHER EVENTS?

WE PROVIDE AN EXCELLENT SPACE FOR ALL TYPES OF GATHERINGS FROM WEDDINGS, GRADUATIONS, BIRTHDAY PARTIES, ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS, FUNDRAISING AND BUSINESS EVENTS, ETC 

WE ARE OPEN TO HOST EVENTS STARTING AT THE BEGINNING OF APRIL THRU THE END OF OCTOBER.

TOURS ARE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY AND ARE PROVIDED YEAR-ROUND, JUST CONTACT US TO SCHEDULE YOUR VISIT!  

WE CAN SEND YOU OUT OUR FULL BROCHURE & PRICING GUIDE. JUST FILL OUT AN INQUIRY FORM FROM THE CONTACT US SECTION ON OUR WEBSITE OR CONTACT US DIRECTLY AND WE CAN SEND THE INFORMATION TO YOU. 


WE REQUIRE EACH EVENT TO ACQUIRE EVENT INSURANCE.
THERE IS A $500 DAMAGE DEPOSIT WHICH WILL BE RETURNED WITHIN 5 DAYS OF EVENT UNLESS THERE IS EXCESSIVE CLEAN UP OR DAMAGE.
YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR BOOKING YOUR ADDITIONAL VENDORS SUCH AS CATERING, PHOTOGRAPHY, DJ OR BAND, ETC. 

WE DO NOT CHARGE A CAKE-CUTTING FEE.



WE REQUIRE YOU TO PURCHASE EVENT LIABILITY INSURANCE WITH A MINIMUM OF 1 MILLION DOLLARS LIABILITY COVERAGE. A CERTIFICATE OF EVENT INSURANCE IS DUE TO SCENIC ESCAPE BARN ONE MONTH (30 DAYS) PRIOR TO RENTER'S EVENT DATE. IF ALCOHOL WILL BE SERVED, THE EVENT INSURANCE MUST COVER LIABILITY OF SERVING ALCOHOL. WHENEVER YOU HOST A LARGE EVENT AT OUR VENUE OR AT ANY OTHER LOCATION, SECURING EVENT LIABILITY INSURANCE IS ALWAYS GOOD TO LIMIT YOUR RISK AND LIABILITY. 


WE PROVIDE AN EXCELLENT SPACE FOR ALL TYPES OF GATHERINGS FROM WEDDINGS, GRADUATIONS, BIRTHDAY PARTIES, ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS, FUNDRAISING AND BUSINESS EVENTS, ETC

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business and operations

 WHAT IS INCLUDED WHEN WE RENT THE VENUE FOR AN EVENT?




here are some of the highlights that our couples love















· DO WE HAVE TO SET UP THE TABLES AND CHAIRS?




· ARE THE CAFE LIGHTS ALWAYS UP OUTSIDE AND STRUNG THROUGHOUT THE CEILING OF THE BARN AND DECK?


· Tell us more about your ceremony seating options 



· ARE THE WHITE SHEER CURTAINS ALWAYS UP ON BOTH BIG BARN DOORS AND ON THE CEREMONY ARBOR?




·do you really loan out decor for free?

 WHAT IS INCLUDED WHEN WE RENT THE VENUE FOR AN EVENT?

VENUE RENTAL AT SCENIC ESCAPE BARN INCLUDES ACCESS TO OUR PROPERTY TO HOST OUR EVENT. ONE OF THE HIGHLIGHTS OF BOOKING WITH US IS THAT WE PROVIDE EVERYTHING YOU'LL NEED TO COMFORTABLY HOST YOUR GUESTS. 



here are some of the highlights that our couples love

WOOD FARMHOUSE TABLES FOR THE MAIN LEVEL OF THE BARN
ROUND OR RECTANGLE TABLES FOR THE UPPER LEVEL OF THE BARN
HEAD TABLE, DESSERT TABLES, AND GIFT TABLES
WHITE LINENS FOR TABLES
DELUXE WHITE CHAIRS FOR UP TO 275 GUESTS
CHAIRS AND/OR BENCHES FOR YOUR CEREMONY
CAFE LIGHTS STRUNG THROUGHOUT THE BARN AND OUTDOORS
ADORABLE SLEIGH BENCH SET
TWO FULL WET BARS BOTH WITH FRIDGES
WHITE CHIFFON DRAPED ARBOR FOR YOUR CEREMONY
WHITE CHIFFON DRAPED TROLLEY BARN DOORS



· DO WE HAVE TO SET UP THE TABLES AND CHAIRS?

NO NEED TO SET UP YOURSELF! WE WILL ARRANGE THE TABLES AND CHAIRS PER A CUSTOMIZED LAYOUT THAT WE WORK WITH YOU TO CREATE.



· ARE THE CAFE LIGHTS ALWAYS UP OUTSIDE AND STRUNG THROUGHOUT THE CEILING OF THE BARN AND DECK?

YES, THEY WILL ALWAYS BE UP SO NO NEED TO BRING YOUR OWN. 



· Tell us more about your ceremony seating options.

WE OFFER A COMBINATION OF OUR HANDMADE FARMHOUSE BENCHES AND WHITE DELUXE FOLDING CHAIRS WITH CUSHIONS. 



· ARE THE WHITE SHEER CURTAINS ALWAYS UP ON BOTH BIG BARN DOORS AND ON THE CEREMONY ARBOR?

YES, THEY WILL ALWAYS BE UP. YOU ARE WELCOME TO ADD YOUR OWN ELEMENTS TO THE DRAPING. PLEASE LET US KNOW IN ADVANCE.



·do you really loan out decor for free?

THAT'S RIGHT, ITS TRUE! WE HAVE A HUGE STOCK OF WEDDING DECOR ITEMS AND WE LOAN THEM OUT TO YOU FOR NO EXTRA CHARGE! OUR BRIDES FAVORITES ARE THE WINE BARRELS, YARD GAMES AND ENDLESS CENTERPIECE OPTIONS! 

VENUE RENTAL AT SCENIC ESCAPE BARN INCLUDES access to our property to host our event.  ONE OF THE HIGHLIGHTS OF booking with us is THAT WE PROVIDe everything you'll need to comfortably host your guests.

wood farmhouse TABLES for the main level of the barn
round or rectangle tables for the upper level of the barn
HEAD TABLE, dESSERT tables, AND GIFT TABLES
white linens for tables
DELUXE WHITE CHAIRS FOR UP TO 275 GUESTS
CHAIRS AND/or BENCHES FOR your CEREMONY
CAFE LIGHTS strung throughout the barn and outdoors
adorable sleigh BENCH set
TWO FULL WET BARS BOTH WITH FRIDGES
white CHIFFON DRAPED arbor for your ceremony
white chiffon DRAPED TROLLEY barn doors


NO NEED TO SET UP YOURSELF! WE WILL ARRANGE THE TABLES AND CHAIRS PER A CUSTOMIZED LAYOUT THAT we work with you to create. 


YES, THEY WILL ALWAYS BE UP SO NO NEED TO BRING YOUR OWN. 



WE OFFER A COMBINATION OF OUR HANDMADE FARMHOUSE BENCHES AND WHITE DELUXE FOLDING CHAIRS WITH CUSHIONs. 


YES, THEY WILL ALWAYS BE UP. you are welcome to add your own elements to the draping. please let us know in advance.




that's right, its true!  WE have a huge stock of wedding decor items and we loan them out to you for no extra charge! our brides favorites are the wine barrels, yard games and endless centerpiece options! 

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what's included

· WHAT HOURS IS THE PROPERTY AVAILABLE ON THE EVENT DAY?



· IS THERE SOMEONE ONSITE DURING THE DAY?



· CAN VEHICLES BE LEFT OVERNIGHT?




· CAN WE LEAVE ITEMS OVERNIGHT?




- do you have a bridal suite?







· IS THERE A PLACE FOR THE GROOM AND GROOMSMEN TO GET READY?


· WHERE CAN OUR CEREMONY BE HELD?



· HOW LONG CAN WE HAVE MUSIC PLAYING?

WHAT HAPPENS IF IT RAINS?




· ARE OUR PETS ALLOWED AT THE BARN FOR WEDDINGS?


 WHAT DO WE HAVE TO DO AT THE END OF THE NIGHT BEFORE WE LEAVE?

YOUR CONTRACT WILL TELL YOU THE SPECIFICS FOR YOUR EVENT DATE. GENERALLY THE VENUE GROUNDS OPEN AT 8:00 IN THE MORNING and THE PREMISES must be vacated BY 12:30 A.M.

Of course! we  will always be ONSITE DURING YOUR EVENT TO ASSIST you with question and keep the GROUNDS picked up. 

Generally, yes, BUT ALL VEHICLES MUST BE REMOVED FROM THE PROPERTY ON THE NEXT DAY BY 10:00 A.M. 


UNLESS YOU've booked a multi day rental of the venue ALL ITEMS MUST BE REMOVED BY THE END OF THE NIGHT SO WE MAY CLEAN ON THE NEXT DAY. 

YES! WE HAVE A comfortable salon/BRIDAL SUITE IN THE LOWER LEVEL OF OUR Home that has A SEPARATE ENTRANCE JUST STEPS AWAY FROM THE PARKING LOT.  THE BRIDAL ROOM NEEDS TO BE CLEARED OF ALL PERSONAL ITEMS BEFORE CEREMONY BEGINS.


we've REMOdeled an outbuilding into the grooms stables. there is a fun bar, comfortable seating, and even a pool table. 

THERE ARE SEVERAL indoor and outdoor ceremony locations to choose from on our property. 

MUSIC must end BY 12:00 MIDNIGHT OR BEFORE.

THE WEDDING WILL CARRY ON, RAIN OR SHINE. IF THE WEATHER ISN’T IDEAL we will happily help you relocate your outdoor ceremony to the indoor location of your choice. 

WE WELCOME PETS TO THE BARN! Please let us know in advance if you would like to bring them along.

ALL PERSONAL BELONGINGS, DECOR, AND OUTSIDE RENTAL ITEMS MUST BE PACKED UP AND REMOVED FROM THE PROPERTY. TABLES, CHAIRS AND OTHER FURNITURE ITEMS CAN BE LEFT IN PLACE. WE WILL CLEAN, JUST MAKE SURE THE TRASH is picked up






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day of your event

· WHAT HOURS IS THE PROPERTY AVAILABLE ON THE EVENT DAY?

YOUR CONTRACT WILL TELL YOU THE SPECIFICS FOR YOUR EVENT DATE. GENERALLY THE VENUE GROUNDS OPEN AT 8:00 IN THE MORNING AND THE PREMISES MUST BE VACATED BY 12:30 A.M.



· IS THERE SOMEONE ONSITE DURING THE DAY?

OF COURSE! WE WILL ALWAYS BE ONSITE DURING YOUR EVENT TO ASSIST YOU WITH QUESTION AND KEEP THE GROUNDS PICKED UP.



· CAN VEHICLES BE LEFT OVERNIGHT?

GENERALLY, YES, BUT ALL VEHICLES MUST BE REMOVED FROM THE PROPERTY ON THE NEXT DAY BY 10:00 A.M.



· CAN WE LEAVE ITEMS OVERNIGHT?

UNLESS YOU'VE BOOKED A MULTI DAY RENTAL OF THE VENUE ALL ITEMS MUST BE REMOVED BY THE END OF THE NIGHT SO WE MAY CLEAN ON THE NEXT DAY.



· DO YOU HAVE A BRIDAL SUITE?

YES! WE HAVE A COMFORTABLE SALON/BRIDAL SUITE IN THE LOWER LEVEL OF OUR HOME THAT HAS A SEPARATE ENTRANCE JUST STEPS AWAY FROM THE PARKING LOT. THE BRIDAL ROOM NEEDS TO BE CLEARED OF ALL PERSONAL ITEMS BEFORE THE CEREMONY BEGINS.



· IS THERE A PLACE FOR THE GROOM AND GROOMSMEN TO GET READY?

WE'VE REMODELED AN OUTBUILDING INTO THE GROOMS STABLES. THERE IS A FUN BAR, COMFORTABLE SEATING, AND EVEN A POOL TABLE.



· WHERE CAN OUR CEREMONY BE HELD?

THERE ARE SEVERAL INDOOR AND OUTDOOR CEREMONY LOCATIONS TO CHOOSE FROM ON OUR PROPERTY.



· HOW LONG CAN WE HAVE MUSIC PLAYING?

MUSIC MUST END BY 12:00 MIDNIGHT OR BEFORE.



· WHAT HAPPENS IF IT RAINS?

THE WEDDING WILL CARRY ON, RAIN OR SHINE. IF THE WEATHER ISN’T IDEAL WE WILL HAPPILY HELP YOU RELOCATE YOUR OUTDOOR CEREMONY TO THE INDOOR LOCATION OF YOUR CHOICE.



· ARE OUR PETS ALLOWED AT THE BARN FOR WEDDINGS?

WE WELCOME PETS TO THE BARN! PLEASE LET US KNOW IN ADVANCE IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BRING THEM ALONG.



· WHAT DO WE HAVE TO DO AT THE END OF THE NIGHT BEFORE WE LEAVE?

ALL PERSONAL BELONGINGS, DECOR, AND OUTSIDE RENTAL ITEMS MUST BE PACKED UP AND REMOVED FROM THE PROPERTY. TABLES, CHAIRS AND OTHER FURNITURE ITEMS CAN BE LEFT IN PLACE. WE WILL CLEAN, JUST MAKE SURE THE TRASH IS PICKED UP.

· DO YOU WORK EXCLUSIVELY WITH A CATERER?






· WHAT ARE MY VENDOR OPTIONS?


· WHO WILL SERVE ALCOHOL?










· ARE ANY HOTEL/CAMPING ACCOMMODATIONS NEARBY?




· DO YOU ALLOW RVS AND CAMPING ONSITE?










· DO YOU SUGGEST WE PROVIDE OUR GUESTS WITH TRANSPORTATION?

YES, WE WORK EXCLUSIVELY WITH CHEF CRAIG’S CATERING OUT OF ARLINGTON, MN. THEY ARE A LOCAL CATERER THAT HAVE BEEN IN THE BUSINESS FOR many years. they ARE AMAZING! PLEASE ASK US FOR THEIR MENU AND PRICING OPTIONS. 

WE HAVE A LIST OF PREFERRED VENDORS WE CAN GIVE YOU, JUST ASK! 

WE ALLOW OUR RENTERS TO OFFER THEIR GUESTS OPEN BAR DURING THEIR EVENT. YOU MAY EITHER BUY YOUR OWN ALCOHOL AND HIRE A BARTENDER TO PROVIDE THE DRINKS TO YOUR GUESTS, OR HIRE AN ALCOHOL SERVICE OR A LICENSED BARTENDER. NO ALCOHOL SALES ARE ALLOWED ON THE PROPERTY WITHOUT A PROPER LIQUOR LICENSE(BY HIRING A LICENSED BAR-TENDING SERVICE). 


YES, THERE ARE HOTEL OPTIONS NEARBY. THE CLOSEST ARE HOMETOWN INN & SUITES (ROUGHLY 10 MILES) IN BELLE PLAINE AND AMERIC-INN (ROUGHLY 20 MILES) IN ST. PETER. BOTH ALLOW ROOM BLOCKS TO BE RESERVED FOR YOUR GUESTS. 

UNFORTUNATELY, WE ARE NOT LICENSED OR ALLOWED TO HAVE GUESTS CAMP AT OUR LOCATION. HOWEVER, IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN CAMPING, HIGH ISLAND CREEK PARK IS LESS THAN A MILE FROM OUR PROPERTY. CAMPING THERE IS COMPLIMENTARY, BUT DONATIONS ARE RECOMMENDED. SEE THE SIBLEY COUNTY WEBSITE FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THIS PARK AND THE CAMPING GUIDELINES THERE. 


 IT IS BEST IF YOU PROVIDE YOUR GUESTS SAFE AND TROUBLE FREE TRAVEL FROM THEIR HOTEL TO AND FROM YOUR EVENT. WE HAVE A FEW SHUTTLE OPTIONS TO CHOOSE FROM ON OUR VENDOR LIST THAT WE HAVE WORKED WITH AND PROVIDE GREAT SERVICE. THERE ARE LOTS OF COMPANIES IN OUR AREA THAT PROVIDE TRANSPORTATION SO SHOULD ONE BE BOOKED THERE ARE DEFINITELY MORE OPTIONS TO CHOOSE FROM. 

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catering and outside vendors

· DO YOU WORK EXCLUSIVELY WITH A CATERER?

YES, WE WORK EXCLUSIVELY WITH CHEF CRAIG’S CATERING OUT OF ARLINGTON, MN. THEY ARE A LOCAL CATERER THAT HAVE BEEN IN THE BUSINESS FOR MANY YEARS. THEY ARE AMAZING! PLEASE ASK US FOR THEIR MENU AND PRICING OPTIONS.



· WHAT ARE MY VENDOR OPTIONS?

WE HAVE A LIST OF PREFERRED VENDORS WE CAN GIVE YOU, JUST ASK!



· WHO WILL SERVE ALCOHOL?

WE ALLOW OUR RENTERS TO OFFER THEIR GUESTS OPEN BAR DURING THEIR EVENT. YOU MAY EITHER BUY YOUR OWN ALCOHOL AND HIRE A BARTENDER TO PROVIDE THE DRINKS TO YOUR GUESTS, OR HIRE AN ALCOHOL SERVICE OR A LICENSED BARTENDER. NO ALCOHOL SALES ARE ALLOWED ON THE PROPERTY WITHOUT A PROPER LIQUOR LICENSE(BY HIRING A LICENSED BAR-TENDING SERVICE).



· ARE ANY HOTEL/CAMPING ACCOMMODATIONS NEARBY?

YES, THERE ARE HOTEL OPTIONS NEARBY. THE CLOSEST ARE HOMETOWN INN & SUITES (ROUGHLY 10 MILES) IN BELLE PLAINE AND AMERIC-INN (ROUGHLY 20 MILES) IN ST. PETER. BOTH ALLOW ROOM BLOCKS TO BE RESERVED FOR YOUR GUESTS.



· DO YOU ALLOW RV'S AND CAMPING ONSITE?

UNFORTUNATELY, WE ARE NOT LICENSED OR ALLOWED TO HAVE GUESTS CAMP AT OUR LOCATION. HOWEVER, IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN CAMPING, HIGH ISLAND CREEK PARK IS LESS THAN A MILE FROM OUR PROPERTY. CAMPING THERE IS COMPLIMENTARY, BUT DONATIONS ARE RECOMMENDED. SEE THE SIBLEY COUNTY WEBSITE FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THIS PARK AND THE CAMPING GUIDELINES THERE.



· DO YOU SUGGEST WE PROVIDE OUR GUESTS WITH TRANSPORTATION?

 IT IS BEST IF YOU PROVIDE YOUR GUESTS SAFE AND TROUBLE FREE TRAVEL FROM THEIR HOTEL TO AND FROM YOUR EVENT. WE HAVE A FEW SHUTTLE OPTIONS TO CHOOSE FROM ON OUR VENDOR LIST THAT WE HAVE WORKED WITH AND PROVIDE GREAT SERVICE. THERE ARE LOTS OF COMPANIES IN OUR AREA THAT PROVIDE TRANSPORTATION SO SHOULD ONE BE BOOKED THERE ARE DEFINITELY MORE OPTIONS TO CHOOSE FROM.

· WHAT SHOULD I WEAR AS A GUEST TO AN EVENT?
















· HOW CAN MY ELDERLY OR DISABLED FAMILY MEMBER GET AROUND ON THE PROPERTY?







· CAN GUESTS SMOKE ON THE PROPERTY?

WEDDING ATTIRE SHOULD BE CHOSEN BASED ON THE FORMALITY OF THE BRIDE AND GROOMS INVITATION. SOME EVENTS ARE MORE CASUAL THAN OTHERS, IF YOU ARE STILL UNSURE YOU CAN ALWAYS ASK! MOST CEREMONIES AND OTHER EVENTS ARE HELD OUTDOORS, BE SURE TO DRESS APPROPRIATELY FOR THE WEATHER. SHOES ARE IMPORTANT! WE WOULD HIGHLY RECOMMEND NOT WEARING SPIKE HEELS. FLATS, WEDGES, BOOTS AND ANYTHING LIKE THAT, WORK BETTER ON THE MULTIPLE SURFACES ON THE PROPERTY. THE OUTDOOR SPACES TERRAIN CONSISTS OF GRAVEL, GRASS AND CEMENT. INSIDE THE BARN IS CEMENT AND WOOD FLOORS.



THE CEREMONY SITE IS VERY CLOSE TO THE BARN FOR EVERYONE’S CONVENIENCE. BATHROOMS ARE RIGHT IN THE BARN AS WELL. NO NEED TO GO FAR! PLEASE MAKE US AWARE OF ANY SPECIAL NEEDS YOUR GUESTS MAY HAVE AND WE WILL DO OUR BEST TO ASSIST THEM TO MAKE THEIR VISIT AS EASY AND STRESS FREE AS POSSIBLE. 


OUR BARN AND OTHER BUILDINGS ARE SMOKE-FREE FOR THE SAFETY OF OUR BUILDINGS. WE DO HAVE A COUPLE OF DESIGNATED SMOKING AREAS OUTSIDE THAT HAVE CIGARETTE RECEPTACLES. THIS IS THE ONLY PERMITTED AREA FOR PEOPLE TO SMOKE.

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· WHAT SHOULD I WEAR AS A GUEST TO AN EVENT?

WEDDING ATTIRE SHOULD BE CHOSEN BASED ON THE FORMALITY OF THE BRIDE AND GROOMS INVITATION. SOME EVENTS ARE MORE CASUAL THAN OTHERS, IF YOU ARE STILL UNSURE YOU CAN ALWAYS ASK! MOST CEREMONIES AND OTHER EVENTS ARE HELD OUTDOORS, BE SURE TO DRESS APPROPRIATELY FOR THE WEATHER. SHOES ARE IMPORTANT! WE WOULD HIGHLY RECOMMEND NOT WEARING SPIKE HEELS. FLATS, WEDGES, BOOTS AND ANYTHING LIKE THAT, WORK BETTER ON THE MULTIPLE SURFACES ON THE PROPERTY. THE OUTDOOR SPACES TERRAIN CONSISTS OF GRAVEL, GRASS AND CEMENT. INSIDE THE BARN IS CEMENT AND WOOD FLOORS.



· HOW CAN MY ELDERLY OR DISABLED FAMILY MEMBER GET AROUND ON THE PROPERTY?

THE CEREMONY SITE IS VERY CLOSE TO THE BARN FOR EVERYONE’S CONVENIENCE. BATHROOMS ARE RIGHT IN THE BARN AS WELL. NO NEED TO GO FAR! PLEASE MAKE US AWARE OF ANY SPECIAL NEEDS YOUR GUESTS MAY HAVE AND WE WILL DO OUR BEST TO ASSIST THEM TO MAKE THEIR VISIT AS EASY AND STRESS FREE AS POSSIBLE.



· CAN GUESTS SMOKE ON THE PROPERTY?

OUR BARN AND OTHER BUILDINGS ARE SMOKE-FREE FOR THE SAFETY OF OUR BUILDINGS. WE DO HAVE A COUPLE OF DESIGNATED SMOKING AREAS OUTSIDE THAT HAVE CIGARETTE RECEPTACLES. THIS IS THE ONLY PERMITTED AREA FOR PEOPLE TO SMOKE.

Frequently Asked Questions