Rent a space at Blackberry Farm for your next gathering!

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

How to Book

Ready to request your reservation? Great! Follow these steps to make your rental official:

  1. Download the appropriate form for your event type, below, fill out all fields and email it to blackberryreservations@fvpd.net.
  2. A Blackberry Farm staff member will respond to your request within 48 hours. Blackberry Farm takes all inquiries on a first-come, first-serve basis, and your submission will be responded to in the order in which it was received.
  3. Once your rental has been officially booked a confirmation email will be sent including all of your rental details. At that time, we ask that you pay the event deposit within 48 hours. All account information including a secure log-in will be included in your confirmation email to remit deposit payment.
Birthday Party Request Form
General Rentals – Daytime Reservation Request Form
General Rentals – After-Hour Reservation Request Form
The Barn – Daytime Reservation Request Form
The Barn – After-Hours Reservation Request Form


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  • Birthday Parties

    Barnyard Bash Birthday Package

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

    Includes:

    • All-day admissions for 15 guests: Unlimited rides, access to all amenities and attractions
    • 1 hour on private reserved party deck with an attendant
    • 2 large pizzas, juice boxes, paper products, and serving ware provided
    • Blackberry Farm party favor for each child

    Extras:

    • Additional time
    • Ice cream cups
    • Animal feed tickets
    • Additional pizzas and juice boxes

    Birthday Party Decks

    Olivia's Party DeckOlivia’s Party Deck

    Paco's Party DeckPaco’s Party Deck

    Birthday Party FAQs

    What if we don’t have 15 children?
    If less than 15 children attend, adults can be included in the package. The birthday child and birthday child’s parents are free and do not apply toward the 15 guests included in the package. Families celebrating multiple children’s birthdays, just one of the birthday children is free.

    Are children under 1 free?
    Yes, children under 1 are free and should not be included in the guest count. Food, beverage and gift are not included for children under 1.
    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. Additional seating cannot be added.

    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. Items including decorations or other event materials may not be left at the birthday party deck outside of the reserved party time.

    What food and drinks are included in the birthday package?
    The Barnyard Bash party package includes 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. 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 if there is rain or cold temperatures?
    Blackberry Farm is open rain or shine. Weather-related cancellations are handled on the day of the party, and not based on forecasted weather days ahead of time. Weather refunds are determined on a case-by-case basis.

    Birthday Party Request Form

    Questions? Email Blackberryreservations@fvpd.net

    General Rentals

    Daytime Reservations

    Blackberry Farm offers several scenic, picturesque settings that can accommodate large- and small-scale outings and events. We help make your event a memorable success!

    May to September
    Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    October
    Saturday to Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    Daytime Reservation Request Form

    After-Hour Reservations

    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!

    May to September
    Monday to Friday from 4 to 10 p.m.
    Saturday to Sunday from 5:30 to 10 p.m.

    October
    Saturday to Sunday from 5 to 10 p.m.

    After-Hour Reservation Request Form

    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 was 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 fewer 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. Weather-related cancellations are handled on the day of the party, and not based on forecasted weather days ahead of time. Weather refunds are determined on a case-by-case basis.

    Can we have a DJ or another 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 can I set up for my event? Any time that is needed for set-up for your event needs to be built into your reservation. 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-served basis.

    Questions? Email Blackberryreservations@fvpd.net

     

    General Rental Spaces

    Exterior of performance pavilion with people at formal event

    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

    Exterior of Boat House Shelter at Blackberry Farm

    Boat House Shelter

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

    Picnic Area 1

    • Seats up to 300
    • 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 up to 140
    • 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 up to 110
    • Perfectly nestled at the heart of our park with easy access to the carousel, train, and pony rides
    • Perfect for family gatherings and birthday parties
    • Picnic tables are 8 feet long and can seat 8-10 guests
    • Two electrical outlets are available

    Questions? Email Blackberryreservations@fvpd.net

    The Barn

    The Barn

    The Blackberry Farm team is excited to create an experience that 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.

    The Barn at Blackberry Farm

    • 4,500 square-foot barn seats up to 220
    • Farmhouse tables
    • 72″ round tables
    • White garden chairs
    • Rustic bar
    • Entry tables
    • Whiskey barrel cocktail tables
    • Patio furniture
    The Barn—Daytime Reservation Request Form
    The Barn—After-Hours Reservation Request Form

    Questions? Email Blackberryreservations@fvpd.net

    Host your wedding at The Barn at Blackberry Farm

    Interested in hosting a wedding at the Barn at Blackberry Farm? Find out more information about our beautiful wedding venue here.

     

    Contact Us

    Already decided and have no further questions except ‘how do I book?’ Download and fill out the PDF reservation request form above for your event type and email to blackberryreservations@fvpd.net. A staff member will be in touch to confirm your reservation!

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