birthday parties

activities to enjoy
see the chickens make a scarecrow to take home milk the cows in the Kestermeier Cattle Barn get lost in the corn field maze grab a snack in the market take a photo in the nursery rhyme garden
  • Overview

    • The fee includes a building space for two hours and tickets. Tickets are used for hayride, corn maze or pumpkin painting (maze and pumpkin painting are fall only).

    • Most parties plan for cake and presents during the two hours, with activities to follow. To be sure you all get on the same hayride, you'll need to choose a hayride time.

    • Review the items below, then call us with your choices and we'll get the fun started! 740-678-7447

  • Dates & Times to Choose

    • We are open to the public on weekends in September and October.

    • We are open by appointment for birthday parties from April to October (15 or more only)

    • Most parties spend 2-4 hours at the farm. That's usually 2-hours in a building and 2-hours doing activities.

  • Building Space & Sizes

    • The Bankfront Barn...Our old-fashioned gambrel, bankfront barn provides a beautiful space for events. General seating - 140; Dinner/Dance - 100. Of course, there is enough room around the entire farmstead for larger groups if casual, depending on what type of event you would like to have. Space is 32x40. 

    • Charles & John's Machinery Shed...Contrary to the name, this building will add extra space for events for medium sized groups. General seating - 140; Dinner/Dance - 100. Walls are already decorated with giant farm equipment logos. Space is 45x30

    • Vera's Tool Shed...This is the old livery on the farm, so it has two sides for your event.  General event - 30. 

    • The Country View Room is the other half of the Cattle Barn (where the wooden cows are located). Seats 50 or so.

    • Tables and benches are provided in each space.  Other items can be brought to the farm. NO percolators or roasters!

  • Cake, Food & Beverages

    • You can bring your own, or have us help.

    • Depending on the size of events, we can provide food to meet your needs or we will work with caterers to make your event special. FALL birthday parties cannot have caterers due to the turnover schedule at the farm.

    • General menus for birthdays and anniversary parties have included roasting hotdogs over an open fire, country-style cole slaw and baked beans, chips and drinks. Sorry, no alcohol is allowed on the farm. 

    • Cooking fires are provided as well as roasting sticks.

    • If you bring your own food - no roasters are allowed.  Please ask for details.

    • We have recommendations for local food options and have the Village Cakery nearby at 901 Warrior Drive; Vincent, Ohio 45784.

  • What to wear

    • Play clothes should be worn to the farm.

    • Sturdy shoes (no flip-flops).

  • Fees

    • Some parents pay for guests hayride OR corn maze (fall only) with their package and ask quests to bring money for the other activities at the farm. It is up to you to decide your preference.

    • Youth Birthdays

      Prices, events and fees depend on the time of year and activities available at the farm that time of year.

      • Autumn (September and October) - Building Rental Fee ($75 for two hours) + the purchase of 20 tickets ($80). Thus, the minimum is $155. Extra tickets are just $4 each. The $80 in tickets can be used for hayride, corn maze or pumpkin painting for any adult or child attending. Each child gets a goodie bag of 'got milk' items. The building rental fee depends on which building you choose. Any additional hours will be charged $25.00 per hour. Call for details on hours.

      • Summer (April-August) - Includes a hayride; farm games like corn hole; a goodie bag of 'got milk' items; as well as a chance to see some of the farm animals and take a tour of the scented garden.  There is a minimum charge in summer for private party is $175 for 3 hours (from arrival to departure). This includes a building rental fee and 15 hayride tickets.  Additional hayride tickets are $4 each. Any additional hours will be charged $25.00 per hour. Call for details. 

    • Some parents pay for guests hayride OR corn maze with their package and simply remind quests to bring money for the other activities at the farm after the party. It is up to you to decide your preference. There are lots of free things to do at the farm.

feed the goats complete the garden word find sniff your way through the herb garden pick from numerous types of squash & gourds  roast a hot dog or marshmallow shop in the market for shirts, beef & crafts




15 min from Parkersburg Toll Bridge

15 min from West Marietta - SR7 & SR 550

Across from Warren High School 

149 Sweetapple Rd,  Vincent, Ohio



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