The perfect place for your rustic and romantic barn wedding or event!

Weddings & Rentals at Gibbs Farm

Our Historic Buildings & Grounds

The historic site features a restored Minnesota Native prairie, which serves as the backdrop for our 1800s farm buildings. The Red Barn provides a rustic indoor space which accommodates 80 guests. The adjacent courtyard is surrounded by the historic Gibbs Farmhouse, the One-Room Schoolhouse and the original White Barn. With a rented tent set up in this space, the site can accommodate up to 250 guests.

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Location & Parking

Gibbs Farm is located between St. Paul and Minneapolis, just west of the Minnesota State Fair Grounds in Falcon Heights. Parking is free for wedding guests and our lot can accommodate 60 vehicles. On-site, adjacent parking is available.

Cost

These costs include the wedding ceremony and reception, or event, as well as the amenities listed below.
80 or fewer guests: $1200
81-250 guests: $1500; tent rental is required

Wedding set-up by the One-Room Schoolhouse in the Barn Courtyard
Wedding set-up by the One-Room Schoolhouse in the Barn Courtyard

Amenities

Venue set-up times: Friday 12:00 pm-4:00 pm, Saturday 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Clean-up time: Sunday 10:00 am-12:00 noon
Free use of wooden picnic tables
Locked dressing room and private bathroom
Free Parking

Gibbs Farm: Red Barn & prairie flowers.
Gibbs Farm: Red Barn & prairie flowers.
Red Barn & White Barn Courtyard
Red Barn & White Barn Courtyard

Caterers & Vendors

You may choose from this list of preferred caterers. All Gibbs Farm preferred caterers provide bar service.
We are expanding our preferred caterer list, please check back soon for more options.
D’Amico Catering
Deco Catering
Chow Girls
Common Roots Catering
Kane’s Catering
Mintahoe Catering

Gibbs Farm does not offer tents or chairs for rent, tables are limited in availability. We are happy to work with you and can provide the names of rental suppliers.

Event Space Tours

Please call the Gibbs Farm Office at 651-646-8629 to schedule an event space tour.
Tours can be made by appointment on any of the following days.
Mondays: 8am-4pm
Tuesdays: 8am-6pm
Wednesdays: 8am-4pm
Thursdays: 8am-4pm
Fridays: 8am-4pm
Saturdays: 10am-12pm

Gibbs Farm prairie, sod house and schoolhouse.
Gibbs Farm prairie, sod house and schoolhouse.

The Gibbs Farm Story

Gibbs Farm, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is one of the first farms in Minnesota. At this unique site, we interpret the real-life relationships of Jane Gibbs, her family and their friend’s from Cloud Man’s Dakota Indian Village. Over 25,000 children and adults visit the site each year.