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Whippoorwill Acres

Lancaster, MO View map Visit website
Rating 5.0 out of 5
37 reviews
$1k - $2k For 100 Guests
Up to 500 guests

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$1k - $2k For 100 Guests
Up to 500 guests

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.

Services Offered
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:

  • Aisle markers
  • Alter/arch
  • Audio equipment
  • Centerpieces
  • Chairs and chair covers
  • Decor
  • Drapery
  • Tables

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?

$500

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

$500

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?

$500

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

$500

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
Parking
Tables

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$2

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Bartender(s)

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

500

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

2

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

7

Describe your venue:

Banquet Hall
Barn
Farm/Ranch

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Uncovered Outdoor
Scenic Views

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Elopements
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Bar Services
Clean Up
Get Ready Rooms
Lighting / Sound
Outside Vendors
Pet Friendly
Set Up

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Cash Bar
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Liquor License
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

What event items are available?

Aisle Markers
Altar/Arch
Audio Equipment
Centerpieces
Chairs
Chair Covers
Decor
Drapery
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Shuttle
Valet
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February

37 Reviews

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Recommended by 100% of couples
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    Hollie Married on 09/12/2020
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    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!

    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!!
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    Andrew S. Married on 04/11/2020
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    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.

    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!!
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    Renae A. Married on 11/16/2019
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    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!

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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!

Map

16530 US Highway 63 Lancaster, MO, 63548
6603417849
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Whippoorwill Acres frequently asked questions

What items and services are included in the starting site fee at Whippoorwill Acres?

Whippoorwill Acres includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Bridal Suite
  • Chairs
  • Parking
  • Tables

At Whippoorwill Acres, what does the bar service starting price include?

The bar service starting price at Whippoorwill Acres includes:
  • Bartender(s)

What are the most important characteristics of Whippoorwill Acres in terms of venue type, style and location?

The space offered by Whippoorwill Acres for wedding events is known for:
  • Banquet Hall
  • Barn
  • Farm/Ranch

What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at Whippoorwill Acres for wedding events?

Whippoorwill Acres offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor
  • Scenic Views

What kind of wedding events does Whippoorwill Acres offer?

Whippoorwill Acres offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Elopements
  • Rehearsal Dinner

What services does Whippoorwill Acres offer for wedding events?

Whippoorwill Acres offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Bar Services
  • Clean Up
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Lighting / Sound
  • Outside Vendors
  • Pet Friendly
  • Set Up

What furniture and decorations does Whippoorwill Acres have available for wedding events?

Whippoorwill Acres offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Aisle Markers
  • Altar/Arch
  • Audio Equipment
  • Centerpieces
  • Chairs
  • Chair Covers
  • Decor
  • Drapery
  • Tables

What percentage of users recommend Whippoorwill Acres and which are the most valued aspects of their wedding services?

Whippoorwill Acres is recommended by 100% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 5.0, with the same score awarded for quality of service, flexibility, value, professionalism and average response time.

What kind of wedding service promotions does Whippoorwill Acres offer?

Whippoorwill Acres currently offers 1 special WeddingWire promotion for wedding services.

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