The Barn at Woodworth is a wedding venue situated in Onarga, Illinois. Surrounded by wide open plains and green pastures, this rustic property is ideal for guests seeking to escape the hectic big city. Kent and Rhonda Kaufman are the proud owners of this 147-year-old barn. Having restored it to its former glory, this venue includes an array of modern amenities while paying homage to its past.
Facilities and Capacity
The 5,700 square foot barn is great for ceremonies, cocktail hours, and long-lasting receptions. The two-floor wood-peg structure features 40-foot beams, wagon wheel chandeliers, high-ceilings, vintage lightings, a cedar staircase, and more. A portable six-foot cedar bar can also be used throughout your reception, keeping the beverages following as two families rejoice in becoming one. This barn can be configured in a variety of ways and has ample space for 200 guests, a dance floor, and live entertainment. An outdoor patio and firepit can also be used for summertime celebrations as guests enjoy the panoramic views of the Prairie State’s countryside. Additional facilities include the farmhouse adjacent to the barn. The home makes for a quaint retreat and preparation area for both wedding entourages. The farmhouse may also be used for overnight stays with a master en-suite and three additional bedrooms.
Upon booking your big day at The Barn at Woodworth, you can be provided with a range of rental items to help decorate and create the setting you’ve always envisioned. This includes tables, chairs, tents, drapery, audio equipment, dimmer control lighting, an antique tractor for photos, and more. You are also welcome to work with outside vendors to help bring your vision to life. The venue’s friendly staff will also help with the setup of all event decorations. A shuttle service can also be provided from the site’s car park for all of your guests.
The barn is perched in the Illinois countryside just 1 hour 30-minutes south of Chicago. To the right, the city of Indianapolis is just a two-hour drive away. Couples and their guests will find many quaint towns and nature walks nearby. For guests traveling from further afield, O’Hare International Airport is a 1 hour 50-minutes drive away.
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