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Reception
$2,800 starting price
Ceremony
$2,800 starting price
Reception
$2,800 starting price
Ceremony
$2,800 starting price

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About

The Old Homestead Event Barn -- located in Rushville, Illinois and serving clients in the Springfield, Champaign, and Peoria regions--is a barn and farm wedding event venue with lots of history. Situated on a five-acre property just one hour from Springfield, this newly renovated venue, restored to its original build with repurposed barn wood, can be the perfect location for a rustic-styled wedding event.

Facilities and Capacity
The Old Homestead Event Barn features 5,000 square feet of flexible event space, a gymnasium dance floor, old world lighting, and vintage decorations including lanterns, mason jars, wooden crates, barrels, wooden chairs, old books, vintage suitcases, trunks, primitives, and old bathtubs. All of these rustic features will make for an unforgettable event backdrop and lasting wedding photography. The barn also features modern plumbing with flushing toilets and sinks. You will also have access to tables and chairs to accommodate up to 250 guests, as well as fresh linens in white, ivory, or black. Your wedding ceremony will traditionally be held on the event lawn, but In the event of inclement weather, your ceremony may be moved to the barn.

Services Offered
The Old Homestead Event Barn offers a variety of services and amenities to its guests and clients who are celebrating wedding ceremonies, receptions, bridal showers, engagement parties, and rehearsal dinners. With an open vendor policy, the barn gives you the freedom to design your event exactly how you fancy it. The barn also offers photo booth rentals, photography services, an ordained minister, event planning services, event decorating, setup and cleanup. Other services offered by the venue include:

  • All-inclusive packages
  • Event rentals
  • Get ready rooms
  • Lighting/sound
  • Pet friendly space
  • Aisle markers
  • Altar/arches
  • Audio equipment
  • Centerpieces
  • Drapery
  • Furniture
  • Tents
  • Parking
  • Wheelchair access

History
With a rich history since 1887, The Old Homestead Event Barn began as a traditional farm used to house horses and milk cows, and for corn crib storage and other farm machinery. Eventually, it was decided that the barn would serve a much greater purpose, providing a flexible event space filled with rich history created by the original owners. The barn underwent a restoration project in which much of the old surfaces were repurposed with newer, more durable wood. Since 2013, The Old Homestead Event Barn has been the home for many weddings.

  • Woman-owned
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Frequently asked questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

$2,800

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$2,800

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$2,800

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$2,800

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
Lighting/Sound
Linens
Parking
Tables

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?

1

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

2

Describe your venue:

Barn
Farm/Ranch
Historic Building
Waterfront

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Covered Outdoor
Uncovered Outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Accommodations
Clean Up
Event Planner
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Outside Vendors
Pet Friendly

What event items are available?

Aisle Markers
Altar/Arch
Audio Equipment
Centerpieces
Chairs
Dance Floor
Decor
Drapery
Furniture
Lighting
Photo booth
Tables
Tents

What food and beverage items are available?

China
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

September
October

What months are included in your off-peak season?

April
May
June
July
August
November
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Reviews of The Old Homestead Event Barn

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Alexis Sent on 12/12/2017
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It was love at first sight!!!!!
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Gabrielle P. Sent on 01/28/2019
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Beautiful and Perfect

Rustic, peaceful, absolutely amazing venue. If you are looking for a rustic/barn vibe for your wedding then this is the perfect place. Not to mention, the owners are some of the most helpful and kind people I have ever met. They are always looking for ways to improve. They had tons of decorations and props that we were allowed to use. They had a wonderful side room in their house for the bride and my girls to get ready so we weren’t sweating our makeup off outside before the wedding. Gorgeous picture opportunities. Would recommend 100 times over again!
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Joy R. Sent on 02/03/2019
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Wonderful day

This venue was wonderful. Ceremony location was great and the reception barn was large enough to host everyone with plenty of space. Nice outdoor space as part of the reception barn. Beautiful location for pictures as well.
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