Historic John P. Furber Farm Est. 2015

7310 Lamar Avenue South, Cottage Grove, MN, United States

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At Historic John P. Furber Farm, make your wedding ceremony and/or reception a day to remember.
Our property is set on 5 acres in a very small community called Old Cottage Grove that was settled in 1843. The very small town is surrounded by active farm fields. On the property is one of Minnesota's oldest lived in homes dating back to 1850 along with the a dairy barn built in 1947.
The Lowdown
Type
Banquet Hall / Event Facility
Views
Farm View
Forest
Meadow/Field
Rolling Hills
Valley
Style
Industrial
Rustic
BEST type of CELEBRATIONS
Charity Event
Corporate Event
Family Reunion
Holiday Party
LGBT Weddings
Reunion
Social Event
Wedding Ceremony
Wedding Reception

Venue Setting

At Historic John P. Furber Farm, make your wedding ceremony and/or reception a day to remember. The Historic Gothic Arched Roof Dairy Barn boasts over 8,000 square feet, large enough to host your event for up to 500 of your guests. An additional 3,000 square foot addition with attached separate bride & grooms suite and very large men and women bathrooms!

Old Cottage Grove was settled in 1843 by New England settlers recreating the East’s Greek Revival architecture in the historic homes built. The barn is located in a small rural community, and only minutes from the Twin Cities. It is surrounded by woods, pastures, farm fields and parks.
Fees
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range

Does this include catering fees?

No

Estimated Price Per Head

from $12 to $25

Additional Charges

$1,600 incidental fee for cleaning, security and setup.
Deposit fee equal to the deductable for the day of wedding insurance via www.wedsure.com or your home owner's insurance company.

Insurance

Additional Insurance Is Required To Host An Event At This Venue

Capacity

Seated
500
Buffet
500
Standing
500
Celebrations Hosted Here Since
2015
Curfew
12 AM
Venue Spaces
Indoor & Outdoor Venue Spaces Available
Catering
Client Must Use The Catering Provided By The Venue
Alcohol
Provided By Venue For Fee – You Must Use The Venue For All Alcohol Services
Corkage/Bottle Fee – You Can Bring Your Own Alcohol For A Fee
Music
Indoors & Outdoors
Smoking
Designated Smoking Areas Only
Accommodations
10+ Hotels withing 15-30 minutes from our farm.
Pet-Friendly Events
Yes
Kid Friendly Events
Yes
Handicap Accessible
Yes
Inside Scoop

We are the largest heated and air conditioned barn in Minnesota and Western Wisconsin!

Amenities
  • Bridal Suite/Changing Rooms Onsite
  • Wifi
  • Ample Parking Onsite
  • Dining Chairs
  • Dining Tables
  • Onsite Restrooms
  • Other
Venue Features
The Scene:
Our property is set on 5 acres in a very small community called Old Cottage Grove that was settled in 1843. The very small town is surrounded by active farm fields. On the property is one of Minnesota's oldest lived in homes dating back to 1850 along with the a dairy barn built in 1947.
Design:
The home has an Italianate design that comes from the the East Coast of the United States. The Gothic Arched Roof Dairy Barn was used for milking cows up to 1971. It stored many things over the years until it was remodeled in 2015 to become a wedding and event center. There is a new addition attached to the barn that provides a bridal suite, groom suite and public restrooms.
Standout Venue Features:
There is ample parking for up to 500 guests in the heated and air conditioned barn. The most remarkable thing is for guests to make an entrance into the barn venue and never have to leave. Everything is under "one roof."
Extra Perks:
We include 60" round tables and chairs for 500 guests along with 8 banquet tables, 4 portable banquet tables and 14 high top tables.
Eats & Drinks
Food, Restaurants, Cafes, Bars & Lounges
Food, Restaurants, Cafes:
We have exclusive catering with Distintive Catering and This Little Piggy Catering.
Bars & Lounges:
There are two full bars in the barn; one on each of the two floors.
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