For Premium Weddings, we require a deposit of $1000 and a signed electronic contract then $1500 due in 30 days. For smaller weddings and events, we require a deposit and a signed electronic contract. All monies paid to Thousand Acre Farm are non-refundable.
Maximum capacity is 180 people. We can comfortably fit 150 on the main dining level and 30 on the loft level.
We strongly recommend that you use one of our preferred caterers as they have been approved by TAF, know our venue and what is expected. They are experienced with our venue, have the required insurance and will make sure your event runs smoothly. Outside caterers have to be approved by TAF management, follow our guidelines and a fee of $1000 is required. In addition, there is a $500 security deposit to ensure your caterer follows our guidelines. If all items on our checklist are followed, and our Event Manager gives their approval, then the deposit will be refunded within 24 hours of the event. Click here for caterer responsibilities. Per Delaware liquor law, no outside liquor is allowed and all bar packages must be purchased through TAF and the Ronnie Williams Foundation.
In case of inclement weather, your ceremony will be on the main dining floor in front of our romantic fireplace or on our covered patio in front of our outdoor fireplace (extra fee for a lit fireplace). In addition, tent rentals are always available through TAF.
We have (16) 103” long Maple Amish-crafted farm tables that can seat 8-10 guests and four round 50” tables that can seat 5. In addition, we have a sweetheart table (36”) and 3 square high-top cocktail tables in the loft.
Yes, a Day of Coordinator is required for our Premium full wedding packages in order to make your day run smoothly. You may use one of our preferred coordinators or have anyone you choose. It is required that the coordinator is very detail oriented and able to perform the day of coordinator duties We do not recommend close friends or family members as they will be very busy the day of your wedding. Click here for coordinator responsibilities.
WeWe did not require this until Covid came along. Now, we feel that insurance will protect you and your investment as well as your assets from liability. Wedding/Event Insurance is required with a minimum of $1,000,000 liability with host liquor liability included. We will require proof of insurance once purchased. We recommend Wedsafe or Wedsure.
Please fill out the form on the Contact Us page on our website and we will get in touch with you shortly. Go to our online calendar and pick a date!
Yes, we have one day a month for visits.
Any event can be customized to your specific needs or wants. Nothing is set in stone at our venue. Our Micro-Weddings include food and a 3-hour bar. We will be happy to work with you and our vendors to offer an all-inclusive especially for you!
Come and visit us! Your ability to be flexible with dates and avoid peak seasons will get you the best price.
Vendors can access the venue based on the beginning time on your contract. They can arrive earlier for an additional fee. The vendors are required to leave by the end time on your contract.
We have a Bluetooth speaker available for rent during your ceremony for $50.
Yes, we allow early arrival for hair and make-up only at an additional fee ($100/hr). This is for the bridal party only and no decorating is allowed.
Yes, we do offer early hours for decorating for $200 an hour.
For premium weddings, the day is reserved for your event only. For the Mini-Monies and Micro-Weddings, there may be more than 1 per day, but spaced apart. We do not hold multiple events at the same time unless both parties agree to it.
Call Mike Hynson to arrange for a tent rental
Yes, as long as the cars are removed by 11 am the next day.