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 50 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 150 guests. Weddings are currently offered May through October.


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.


50 or fewer guests: $1500

51-150 guests: $1800 + tent rental

These costs include the wedding ceremony and reception, or event, as well as the amenities listed below.
Please email for details.

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


Venue set-up times: Friday 12:00 pm-4:00 pm (rental and decor drop off only), 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 does not offer tents or chairs for rent, picnic tables are limited in availability. We are happy to work with you and can provide the names of rental suppliers.

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.
D’Amico Catering
Deco Catering
Chow Girls
Common Roots Catering
Kane’s Catering
Mintahoe Catering
Birchwood Café

Event Space Tours

Please call the Gibbs Farm Office at 651-646-8629 or email to schedule an event space tour.

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 Village. Over 25,000 children and adults visit the site each year.