business outings & employee appreciation

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
  • PLEASE NOTE:  In order to schedule an event, you must call the farm and complete all required information to be sure you have a reserved space, a reserved hayride and other details.  You must have a completed TOUR FORM, signed and returned to the farm to save your date and time. No event is FINAL until you have a tour form completed.

  • Dates & Times

    • We are open by appointment from April to October (15 or more only, $150 minimum)

    • For groups - Call to schedule an employee appreciation event or for a special rental of the grounds.

    • We can schedule an event during our public weekends in September and October. Call for other times to schedule an event.

    • Most parties spend 3-4 hours at the farm. 

    • There is a small fee for building space for 2-hours with a scheduled tour. Additional hours in a building cost slightly more. This includes a fire pit and roasting sticks.

  • Building Space

    • The Bankfront Barn & Market...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. The market area (ground floor) is not for rent. 

    • 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; all sit-down - 20. 

    • Tables and benches are provided in each space.  Other items can be brought to the farm.

    • We can host groups up to 400 at the farm. 

  • Food & Beverages

    • Let us do the work for your group! 

      • We can provide food to meet your needs or we will work with caterers to make your event special. 

      • General menu includes roast-your-own hotdogs with fixins, country-style cole slaw, country-style baked beans, s'more kits to roast on the fire, lemonade and iced tea. 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 across the road.

  • What to wear

    • Play clothes should be worn to the farm

    • Sturdy shoes (no flip-flops)

  • Fees

    • Depends upon type of event, time of the year and staff needed for us to assist.

    • There is a building fee which includes fire pit and roasting sticks.

    • Groups must pay together in order to get reserved space or reserved tickets.

    • Payment should be with a personal or group check.  We accept purchase orders.  Please set this type of payment up when scheduling your event. 

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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