Situated in Newport, Arkansas, Harper House at Walker Farms is a rural wedding venue. Offering both indoor and outdoor settings, this estate sits on 21 acres of picturesque countryside. It features a home, a patio, and a banquet hall. The grounds are suitable for pitching a tent, for an outdoor celebration. The team at this setting wants to help you bring your dream day to life, and are there to support you in any way that they can. Current owner Lesley Walker aspires to create a full-service event venue, and hopes to help you make magical memories.
Facilities and Capacity
At Harper House at Walker Farms, a multitude of spaces are available for you to choose from to find the one that best suits your vision. There are countless suitable spaces across the property for an outdoor ceremony. The home, which was built in 1835, covers 3,700 square feet of the grounds. At a slightly more intimate 2,000 square feet, the gathering hall boasts a kitchen alongside its event space. When it’s time to get the party started, you and your guests are welcomed to the 1,500 square foot patio. This space contains a large fireplace and patio lighting, creating a romantic atmosphere for your celebration. By 2021, the grounds will also be home to an open-air barn and intimate chapel, perfect for ceremonies with 60 attendees.
The team at Harper House at Walker Farms is happy to supply different pieces of furniture to support your day. This includes 100 chairs, eight pews, and 12 tables to use at different stages of your celebration. Your wedding caterers can appreciate the convenience of an on-site kitchen while they prepare your meal.
This venue and working farm is located in Jackson County. Batesville Regional Airport is less than an hour away by car, for guests who might be flying in from out of town. The city of Jonesboro is also less than an hour away, and offers hours of entertainment for those visiting the state for your day. It contains plenty of hotels for loved ones to stay overnight and explore what the area has to offer.