Blackberry Farm offers several scenic, picturesque settings that can accommodate large and small scale outings and events – receptions, family reunions, graduation parties, baby showers, meetings, retreats, company picnics. We help make your event a memorable success! Daytime and after-hour reservations are available for all locations.

Birthday Parties

Blackberry Farm Birthday Experience

Includes all-day admissions for 15 guests, 1 hour in a reserved party area with a birthday party attendant, pizza, drink and paper products that include a commemorative party cup for each child. Birthday child and birthday child’s parents are free.

  • All-day admission for 15 guests
  • 1 hour in reserved party area with a birthday party attendant
  • Pizza, drinks and white paper products
  • Commemorative party gift for each guest
  • Birthday child and two adults per party are free
  • Additional child: $10 resident / $12 non-resident; Additional adult: $4.50
  • Extra pizzas available for small fee

Blackberry Farm Premium Birthday Experience

Includes all-day admissions for 15 guests, 90 minutes in a reserved party area with a birthday party attendant, pizza, drink, ice cream treat and paper products that include a commemorative party cup for each child. Birthday child and birthday child’s parents are free.

  • All-day admission for 15 guests
  • 90 minutes in reserved party area with a birthday party attendant
  • Pizza, drinks and white paper products
  • Commemorative party gift for each guest
  • Birthday child and two adults per party are free
  • Additional child: $10 resident / $12 non-resident; Additional adult: $4.50
  • Extra pizzas available for small fee
Birthday Party Rates
Blackberry Experience Resident: $150; Non-Resident: $180
Blackberry Premium Experience Resident: $180; Non-Resident: $210
Additional Child Resident: $10; Non-Resident: $12
Additional Adult Resident/Non-Resident: $4.50
Extra Pizza $16
Extra Party Cup $1.50

Birthday Party FAQs

Is the $50 deposit refundable?
Yes, the $50 security deposit is refunded within 10-15 business days of the event, less any additional guest or food costs.

What if we don’t have 15 children?
If less than 15 children attend, adults can be included in the package.

Are children under 2 free?
Yes, children under 2 are free and should not be included in the guest count. Food, beverage and gift are not included for children under 2.

Where are the birthday parties held?
Birthday parties are staged at one of two party decks – Olivia’s Party Deck or Paco’s Party Dec. Both are located near the adventure playground and includes tables and chairs for 35 guests. 

What rides and activities are included with the birthday package?
All Blackberry Farm rides and amenities are included with the birthday party package. Special activities outside of daily admission fees are not included.

When can we begin set-up for our birthday party?
Set-up for birthdays parties can begin 10 minutes prior to the start time. We ask that all guests and items be removed from the party deck no later than 10 minutes after the party. Birthday parties are frequently booked back-to-back and these time restrictions help ensure all parties run at the times they are scheduled.

What food and drinks are included in the birthday package?
Both party packages include two cheese pizzas and a juice box for each child. Additional food and drink can be purchased, or families may bring in additional food and drink. The Blackberry Premium Experience package includes an ice cream cup for each child. Minor items such as a cake for your party can be stored in the Blackberry Farm admissions office until the start of your party. Refrigeration is not available. Alcohol is not permitted at Blackberry Farm.

What happens is there’s rain or cold temperatures?
Blackberry Farm is open rain or shine; guests are encouraged to dress for the weather to enjoy the day. Weather related cancellations and refunds are determined on a case-by-case basis.

Blackberry Farm Birthday Party Request Form

Rentals

Picnic Shelters

Blackberry Farm has two shelters to reserve. Each shelter is a great option if you’re concerned about weather affecting your party.

Performance Pavillion

Seats 100. Located equidistant from the carousel, train and playground, this centrally located shelter is a great option for large parties. Tables are round – 3 feet in diameter – and seat four guests per table. The Performance Pavilion has eight electrical outlets available for use. Rent the adjacent picnic areas to accommodate large parties of up to 500 guests.

Boat House Shelter

Seats 40, with extra seating available in the adjacent picnic area that comes with the shelter rental. Located near the paddle boat dock, this secluded area of the park is ideal for parties under 40. Tables are round – 3 feet in diameter – and seat four people per table. The Boathouse Shelter has 4 electrical outlets available for us.

Picnic Areas

Picnic Area 1

Seats up to 300. Picnic Area 1 is perfect for large groups and can be enhanced by renting a tent through a preferred vendor. Picnic tables are 8 feet long and can seat 8-10 guests.

Picnic Area 2

Seats 140. Picnic Area 2 has plenty of natural shade and beautiful scenery right next to Lake Gregory, giving easy access to some of our most popular attractions, including the train and paddle boats.  Perfect for family gatherings and birthday parties. Picnic tables are 8-feet long and can seat 8-10 guests.

Picnic Area 3

Seats 110. Picnic Area 3 is perfectly nestled at the heart of our park with easy access to the carousel, train, and pony rides. Perfect for birthday parties and family gatherings. Picnic tables are 8-feet long and can seat 8-10 guests. There are two electrical outlets available in Picnic Area 3.

After-Hours Rentals

An after-hours reservation is a rental that takes place outside of Blackberry Farm’s regular business hours. An after-hours reservation is suitable for company picnics, school outings, family reunions, anniversary receptions, showers and more!

Reservations can be made using one of our convenient After-Hours Reservation Form. For help determining the best options for your event please call to speak with one of our helpful staff or email us at blackberryreservations@fvpd.net.

Rentals FAQs

Is my $100 deposit refundable?
The $100 deposit is refundable as long as the picnic area or shelter is left clean and there is no damage to the facility. If you have any last minute guests attend that were not prepaid, we will charge those guests to your deposit and refund the remaining balance. Refunds take up to 10-15 business days to be processed.

What if I have less guests attend than I prepay for?
We will issue a refund for guests that do not attend your reservation. Refunds take up to 10-15 business days to be processed.

What happens if it rains the day of my reservation?
Blackberry Farm is open rain or shine. We encourage guests to dress for the weather. Weather-related cancellations may be rescheduled pending availability or will receive a partial refund less any costs incurred. 

Can we have a DJ or other vendor provide entertainment?
Yes, vendors are permitted to provide services to enhance your event. All vendors need to be provided in writing at least two weeks prior to the event date and must be able to provide a certificate of liability insurance. Arrival of vendors outside the hours of your reservation will result in additional charges. 

Can I bring in outside food or drink?
Yes, we welcome any outside food, however, alcohol is not permitted.

When I can I set up for my event?
Each reservation is allowed 30 minutes before and after for set-up and clean-up. Vehicles are not permitted in the park, all items must be carried or brought in on wagons that are available for use on a first-come,  first-serve basis.



  • Reservations
  • Reservations

    Daytime Reservations

    • Monday to Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
    • Saturday to Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    Daytime Reservation Rates and Request Form

    After-Hour Reservations

    • Monday to Friday from 3:30 to 10 p.m.
    • Saturday to Sunday from 5 to 10 p.m.

    After-hour reservation rates and request form

    Questions? E-mail Blackberryreservations@fvpd.net

    The Barn

    The Blackberry Farm team is excited to create an experience which delivers a lifetime of memories for you and your guests. The Barn at Blackberry Farm is perfectly suited to host a variety of events including birthday parties, reunions, family/company/church picnics, graduation parties and more. Our space is both flexible and beautiful, featuring rustic touches and country charm amidst Blackberry Farm’s historic backdrop. With a convenient location and ample parking, The Barn at Blackberry Farm is the perfect showcase for your event.

    • Seats 220
    • Three 8-foot farmhouse tables
    • Twenty-two 72” round tables
    • White garden chairs
    • Rustic bar
    • Two entry tables
    • Two whisky barrel tables
    • Patio furniture

    Questions?
    E-mail Blackberryreservations@fvpd.net

    The Barn at Blackberry Farm

    Performance Pavilion

    • Seats up to 100
    • Impressive 2,500-square-foot pavilion
    • Features a stunning terraced stairway overlooking Lake Gregory
    • Gorgeous 3-foot round wrought iron patio tables
    • Luminous overhead lighting provides evening ambiance
    • Full electrical capabilities and suited for live entertainment

    Questions?
    E-mail Blackberryreservations@fvpd.net

    Exterior of performance pavilion with people at formal event

    Boat House Shelter

    • Seats up to 40
    • Delivers a spectacular view of Lake Gregory
    • Nautical-themed shelter
    • Easy access to the train depot and paddle boat deck
    • Additional adjacent picnic areas are available

    Questions?
    E-mail Blackberryreservations@fvpd.net

    Exterior of Boat House Shelter at Blackberry Farm

    Picnic Areas

    • Accommodate groups of 10 to 500 or more
    • 7 spacious lawn areas for large or small celebrations
    • Areas available for reservation on their own or as additional space to the Performance Pavilion or Boat House Shelter
    • Gazebos and tents are available through preferred vendor

    Questions?
    E-mail Blackberryreservations@fvpd.net

    Man feeding young boy corn on the cob


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