Whippoorwill Acres is a rustic chic wedding venue located in the Northeast Missouri and Southern Iowa area. This spacious farm venue features a plethora of wide open fields and land, in addition to an all-wood timber-frame barn. Couples will find this venue very close to the Missouri and Iowa border, approximately 20 minutes north of Kirksville, Missouri, and 20 minutes south of Bloomfield, Iowa.
Facilities and Capacity
This barn venue welcomes up to 500 guests for a wedding celebration. In addition to ceremonies and receptions, couples can celebrate bridal showers, engagement parties, elopements, and rehearsal dinners at this venue. Whippoorwill Acres invites couples to host their ceremonies in its iconic barn or on the 50 acres of land surrounding it. Tents can also be brought in for an outdoor reception when ceremonies are not held under the timber beams of the barn. This two-story structure is built of Colorado Spruce timbers, and it features a loft area overlooking the main floor. The loft space is perfect for additional seating or a cocktail reception. The main floor is mostly open with a slightly raised stage or alter built into the floor and rough-hewn timber walls. Overhead chandeliers illuminate the space with the assistance of edison lights and architecturally stunning windows. The venue also features a bridal suite and groom’s den, a caterer’s kitchen, restrooms, a children’s playroom, and a full-service bar.
Couples will find assistance with their wedding day to help them relax and enjoy the celebration instead of stressing. This venue has two separate and private getting-ready rooms with plenty of space for couples to be joined by their wedding party as they prepare for their special day. There are lighting and sound capabilities in this space, and staff can assist with set up and clean up. Outside vendors are invited to Whippoorwill Acres as are pets, and transporation to the venue is simple thanks to onsite parking and shuttles. There are also full bar services, which only require couples to decide whether they want the bartenders to run a cash or open bar. In addition to serving drinks, this bar fills glasses for a champagne toast and comes stocked with barware. Couples will also find linens for their celebration, and other event items such as:
37 Reviews for Whippoorwill Acres
Recommended by 100% of couples
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Hollie · Married on 09/12/2020
Beautiful Venue and Amazing Owners!
If you’re wanting a beautiful barn wedding with owners who practically do everything for you, this is the place you want to book! Mitzi was amazing and so helpful making sure our wedding ran smoothly from rehearsal night until when we left. Mitzi was very flexible, accommodating, and sweet. This barn has everything you need from get-ready rooms for both the bride and groom, amazing scenery, a built-in stage and bar, and so much more. I will always highly recommend this venue! The owners work really hard to please their customers!Sent on 01/26/2021
Whippoorwill Acres's reply:Thank you so much, Hollie! We greatly appreciate your kind words. Your wedding was so amazing and I am so glad that we were able to be there for you. Best Wishes!!
Andrew S. · Married on 04/11/2020
Excellent venue and people
Mitzi was amazing to work with. She helped out and made things run smoothly. She was extremely helpful with the whole weekend. We could not have asked for a better venue and people with whom to work.Sent on 12/24/2019
Whippoorwill Acres's reply:Thank you, Andrew! We greatly appreciate your kind words. Your wedding was absolutely amazing!! Thank you so much for choosing Whippoorwill Acres! Best Wishes!!
Renae A. · Married on 11/16/2019
Breathtaking and Perfect
Mitzi and her family are amazing and do such a wonderful job of helping to make sure your day is perfect and runs smoothly. They help your vision come to life and offer suggestions that they know work well at their venue. The venue itself is breathtaking. It’s a beautiful barn that sits atop a hill with amazing views and the perfect opportunity for sunset pictures. The bridal suite has everything you could ask for! Everything was so wonderful it’s hard to to imagine it over and over every day! Highly recommend Whippoorwill Acres!Sent on 12/30/2019
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Whippoorwill Acres is a GORGEOUS venue, perfect for your special day! They are extremely organized and accommodating people that will help you create your dream wedding!! The setting and photography opportunities are beautifully unique!