How can I tour Fresh Air Farm?

In order to tour our venue, you must make an appointment. You can either call (816) 330-3344
or email info@freshairfarm.com to schedule a time Monday-Saturday. We are closed on Sunday.

Can we bring our own DJ?

No, you cannot bring in your own DJ. We have an in-house DJ that we solely use. He works directly with you to find out what you like, what you don’t like, and how you want the evening to go. A DJ can make or break a wedding and from past experiences we have found that using our DJ prevents any issues the day of.

Can we do a sparkler sendoff?

Yes, you can have a sparkler sendoff. Fresh Air Farm must provide and light the sparklers.

What is your policy on open flames and smoking?

We do not allow real candles or smoking inside of the barn. It is a fire hazard due to the age of the barn and all of the wood. Guests are allowed to smoke outside and real candles can be used outside as well.

Is there a minimum guest requirement?

No, there is not.

What form of payments do you accept?

We accept credit cards (with a 3.5% fee) or check.

Is there a dressing facility for the bridal party?

We have a 1961 Airstream trailer that we had converted into a bridal suite for the ladies. We also have a grooms lounge near the restrooms.

Do we have to hire security for the event?

No, this is not necessary.

What happens in case of inclement weather?

In case of rain, heat, or cold, we can rent tents, heaters, and fans to make it more comfortable for guests.

When do we have to end our event?

Fresh Air Farm asks that your official send-off be no later than 11:00pm, and that all of your guests are out by 12:00am. Alcohol will stop being served at 11:00pm. Additional time can be purchased on an hourly basis.

When is my final guest count and final payment due?

10 days prior to your event.

How is dinner served?

Buffet style, with a carving station at the end. We think this ensures the best quality of food for your guests.

Do you do tastings?

No, we do not do tastings at Fresh Air Farm. The reason being is our food is homemade and all of our entrees are made on a large scale basis – such as whole roasted pigs, whole smoked turkeys, and smoked burnt ends. It wouldn’t be feasible for us to cook because of the time/cost involved, but we’d be glad to give you email addresses of past brides that can give you a reference.

What is the capacity at Fresh Air Farm?

The upstairs of the barn, which is the main event space, can hold 125 comfortably. We can host parties as large as 300 guests with outside tenting, which we will rent for you. Prices vary due to size and style of the tents.

Can I bring outside food or alcohol?

With the exception of desserts, you must use Fresh Air Farm’s catering. We also provide all of the alcohol for the event. You get your choice of three wine varietals and three beer brands. We do not serve hard liquor. We can also provide champagne for a toast.

When can I arrive for the event?

You can arrive for the event, with your bridal party, as early as noon on the day of your event.

When do I have to get everything out of the barn?

All personal belongings need to be out of the barn when you leave the reception. Décor and other miscellaneous items that don’t have significant value can be left at the barn overnight and be picked up the following week by appointment. Please note: We do not allow Sunday pickups.

What does the wedding ceremony fee include?

The wedding ceremony fee includes ground maintenance, white wooden chairs, a rehearsal time the day prior to your event, a wedding coordinator that cues the bridal party, and 3 hours on the day of your rehearsal to decorate.

What does the facility rental fee include?

The facility rental fee includes, event staff (including wait staff and bartenders), full use of facilities for event setup and event, pre-event coordination, budget management, on-site event management, post-event cleanup, self-parking with courtesy shuttle, 125 natural wood chairs, 12 round tables, 12 tablecloths (of varying colors), 5 cocktail tables with linens, the Airstream bridal suite, use of Fresh Air Farm décor, and use of Fresh Air Farm sound system. For parties larger than 125 people, there is an additional fee for rental equipment.

How do I reserve Fresh Air Farm for my event venue?

To reserve Fresh Air Farm for your event venue you need to schedule a contract signing by emailing, info@freshairfarm.com, or by calling the office at 816-330-3344. At the time of your contract signing your non-refundable deposit is due. Your deposit is the rental facility fee, which ranges from $5,000-$7,000 based upon your guest count.