Shady Brook Acres is a wedding venue located in Napoleon, Ohio, that serves the Toledo region. Couples will enjoy this lovely, rustic outdoor venue in the Ohio countryside that has been in the owner’s family for more than 45 years. With its fantastic views of a gorgeous waterfall and landscaped grounds, both couples and guests will appreciate such a charming, quaint setting for a truly unforgettable day.
Facilities and Capacity
Couples may host up to 500 wedding guests for their ceremonies, elopements, engagement parties, receptions, and rehearsal dinners at Shady Brook Acres. Couples will receive exclusive use of the venue and their surrounding grounds. This stunning, charming, realistic, rural landscape is a gorgeous setting to hold your wedding events. Shady Brook Acres’ privacy and tranquility will surely elevate and enhance your special day as you hold your ceremony under their covered pavilion facing a charming waterfall spilling out onto a pond. The surrounding area is just as beautiful and a perfect place to hold receptions and other events. Lavender gardens, waterfall and beautiful, looming trees truly make the site magical.
Staff at Shady Brook Acres would be delighted to help you with anything you might need to make your wedding events go as smoothly as possible. This pet friendly establishment not only provides high quality professionalism and beautiful grounds, they will offer insight to reputable and reliable vendors that they have personally worked with in the past to give you a head start in your wedding planning. They also provide Wi-fi; mobile bridal wreath, tables and chairs (for up to 300 guests) as well as a large dance floor; drapes, backdrops, and miscellaneous items that can be spruced up inexpensively to make all "yours" anytime! Staff available for emergencies and to assist with parking. They offer reasonable day of coordinator services seperately (price based on guest count) to further a wonderful experience for our brides and grooms if interested! You will have full use of our grounds for allotted time as well as full use of the bridal cottage to enjoy your special day with your closest friends. Shadybrook Acres Hitching post provides liability insurance and will require parties to obtain event insurance for day of under certain conditons--please discuss details with them to see if its necessary! Because they want to make sure everyone is able to enjoy their event, their venue is wheelchair accessible. They also have several ordained ministers available who may officiate your wedding if you choose.
For overnight guests, Shady Brook Acres directs couples to the Behnfeldt manor who may use their home to accommodate guests or as a staging area for couples. The manor has three bedrooms with two and a half baths with wireless internet, a kitchen, and laundry room. Couples may request a stocked bar and kitchen and/or an air mattress.
Recommended by 99% of couples
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Vanessa · Married on 06/19/2017
Vanessa B.Sent on 02/07/2017
Shady Brook Hitching post owners are amazing! They helped plan out our rehearsal dinner as well as assisted in final touches of our wedding/reception and it was beautiful! We couldnt have asked for a better vendor!!!
Jake · Getting married on 07/13/2019
Definitely recommend this place to anybody wanting to do anything. Wedding, graduation parties, etc.Sent on 04/07/2018
Summer · Married on 07/21/2018
Absolutely 100 times over would do it all over again with them!such amazing people and and amazing place!Sent on 08/06/2018
This venue offers the below options which may impact pricing:
Shady Brook Acres Price Rates
We are offerring a 10% discount for the following dates for 2019--June 8, 2019; July 20, 2019; August 17th, 24th, &31st; October 19th for this year!! Offer good until May 31st!! These are our only Saturdays left so grab em while you can!! We do have Fridays and Sundays available also and are discounted rates already so come check us out!!!! Hope to see you soon!!!