We specialize in creating one-of-a-kind beautiful events! We understand that every event has different needs and we welcome any sort of ideas and desires you may have. A full range of planning and design services is included with your farm rental to help make your wedding and event planning more enjoyable. Please see below for some answers to frequently asked questions.
FAQ: “How much does it cost to rent Blue Bell Farm?”
Corporate & Private Events
$200 per hour Monday – Thursday (4 hour minimum rental). Includes use of barn,tables and chairs, wireless internet, water, coffee and tea equipment. Does not include linens or tabletop decor. Catering services are available.
We only host one wedding per weekend so you won’t have to worry about another event interfering with your wedding day celebration. Rehearsals take place on Friday (3-6pm) and weddings take place on Saturdays. We do not offer weddings on weekdays or Sundays (unless it’s a holiday weekend – holiday rate applies)
FAQ: “What does the Blue Bell Farm wedding package include?”
3 hour window for set up and rehearsal on Friday from 3pm – 6pm
Exclusive use of the farm on Saturday from 9am – 12am
200 white padded ceremony chairs
Ceremony design services
Reception design services
Preferred vendor recommendations, consultations and discounts
160 Restoration Hardware X-back reception chairs
25 5’6″ round folding tables
11’antique farm table for head table (seats 10)
12 6′ folding tables
Set up and breakdown of tables, chairs, linens, plates, glassware, utensils
Clear votive candle holders with white candles
Sonos music sound system speakers
Unlimited tours (by appointment) with family, friends and vendors after booking
Cleanup and trash removal for full duration of rental
Cellular coverage throughout the property
Heat and Air Conditioning in all interior spaces
Use of bridal cottage and groom’s lounge on Saturday
Overnight stay in Bridal Cottage (Saturday night)
Farm breakfast for bride and groom on Sunday
Farm catering and bar services consultation and proposal
FAQ: “How do you I book my wedding date at Blue Bell Farm?”
We require a signed venue rental agreement and a 50% non-refundable reservation fee to hold the date; the reservation fee will be applied to your venue rental balance 30 days prior to your wedding date.
Note: Pricing does not include 6.85% sales tax.
FAQ: “If the weather is bad, is there a contingency for the outdoor ceremony space?”
Unfortunately, sometimes we just can’t trust the weather. We have a new covered deck that is suitable for use with light rain and we also have the ability to flip the barn for use as both ceremony and reception space.
FAQ: “Can I provide the alcohol and food for my wedding?”
Alcohol: Due to the nature of our liquor license, alcohol shall only be purchased and served by Blue Bell Farm. Alcohol that has not been purchased by Blue Bell Farm is prohibited. Please contact us to discuss our available bar packages and pricing.
Food: Blue Bell Farm can provide farm-to-table catering services for your wedding. Outside catering services are allowed with a $1,000 fee. The fee includes the use of our catering kitchen and all of the equipment for your wedding day dinner preparations.
FAQ:” Do you have a food and beverage minimum?”
We do have a food minimum of $5,000 to use our farm-to-table catering services. You may also hire outside catering services. Our outside catering service fee is $1,000 and includes the use of our catering kitchen and equipment. We do not have a bar minimum.
FAQ: “How much parking is available?”
We have recently expanded our rock parking lot to accommodate 80 vehicles. Overflow parking will be placed in our nearby pasture lot.
FAQ: “Do you recommend shuttles or busses”
We recommend bus companies that will make continues round trips to and from nearby towns. If you have guests staying nearby – busses are perfect fro easy transportation and safety of guests enjoying alcoholic beverages
FAQ: “Do you provide lodging?”
The bridal cottage can provide accommodations for the bride and groom on Saturday evening and bridesmaids on Friday (Friday cottage rental is $125/guest). We also welcome camping guests!
There are also many wonderful B&B and hotel accommodations in Fayette, Rocheport and Columbia Please peruse the list below of nearby hotels and B&B’s.