The Barn at The Ackerhurst Dairy Farm
Located in the expanding Bennington community in Northwest Omaha, The Ackerhurst Dairy Barn is one of the most unique venues in the area! Situated on several acres of land, the barn has many different spaces to use for your wedding! It is the perfect choice for the couple who loves modern design combined with a rustic aesthetic. The Barn can host not only your ceremony and reception, but also both sides of the wedding party have ample room to get ready in the Bridal Quarters and the Man Cave guest house!
Here’s what you need to know about getting married at The Barn at the Ackerhurst Dairy Farm
Brief History of The Barn at The Ackerhurst Dairy Farm
The Barn at The Ackerhurst Dairy Farm was first constructed in 1935 by Anthony W. Ackerman and was described as one of the best dairy barns in the midwest. After being sold and being used for different purposes, it was renovated into a state-of-the-art wedding venue in 2016 with the entire facility being available for events in 2017. Today, the Barn at The Ackerhurst Dairy Farm exists as one of the top venues in Omaha providing its couples with plentiful space and gorgeous views.
Ceremony and Reception Locations
The most recognizable space in the Barn has to be the Haymow and the Loft! As soon as you walk into the Haymow you are instantly stunned by its vast size and gorgeous woodwork. Whether you decide to use this space for an indoor ceremony or your seated reception, it is sure to leave an unforgettable impression. The Loft is inside the Haymow up a flight of stairs and provides another smaller location for more seating or even for a small ceremony!
On the main level of the Barn is the Milking Parlor which typically serves as a space for your guests to mingle during cocktail hour. That being said, it can easily be used as a smaller space for receptions and ceremonies. The Milking Parlor also opens up to the outdoor patio which is perfect for summer and fall weddings.
Pricing and other information
According to Wedding Wire, the starting site fee for wedding receptions at The Barn at The Ackerhurst Dairy Farm is $7,900. Onsite ceremonies have a starting site fee of $850. Included in the starting site fee is the following:
- Tables and chairs for up to 450 guests
- Access to the Bridal Suite
- Set up and clean up
- An in-house event planner
- Plentiful Onsite Parking
The bar service at The Barn starts at $13 per person and includes house beer and house wine, with a wide range of other available options. The Barn can accommodate for special drinks such as Bride & Groom signature cocktails. No outside alcohol is allowed.
The Barn at the Ackerhurst Dairy Farm only hosts one couple at a time. This means you will have full access to the entire facility and won’t have to worry about multiple events happening at the same time as your wedding day.
The grounds surrounding the Barn are absolutely wonderful for photography! Whether you take a walk onto the patio or head towards the north side of the barn for beautiful sunset pictures, you will have plenty of wonderful options for stunning photographs. The Bridal Suite provides a beautiful place to get ready and has plenty of natural light, and the Man Cave has garage doors that open up for immaculate lighting.
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