The perfect place for your rustic and romantic barn wedding or event!
Weddings & Rentals at Gibbs Farm
Our Historic Buildings & Grounds
We are no longer booking weddings for the 2020 season.
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.
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.
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
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.
Caterers & Vendors
You may choose from this list of preferred caterers. All Gibbs Farm preferred caterers provide bar service.
Common Roots Catering
Event Space Tours
Please call the Gibbs Farm Office at 651-646-8629 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an event space tour.
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.