Located by quick interstate access from Saint Louis, MO and Springfield, IL, this lovely property has wide open space just 30 miles from Springfield and approximately four hours from downtown Chicago. Buena Vista Farms began as a homestead and cattle farm in the early days of the 20th century, and is a true hidden gem of Illinois. Imagine a stunning outdoor ceremony beneath a charming wooden pergola surrounded by water, or saying vows in a rustically romantic gazebo. Your guests will marvel at the homestead’s natural beauty, with miles of rolling green hills as a backdrop for your big day. After your nuptials, the celebration continues inside a sprawling white tent, which is temperature-controlled to ensure everyone stays comfortable. You’ll cut your cake and enjoy your first dance with all of the people you love there to witness your beautiful moment. For a complete wedding experience, this amazing 145-acre property can accommodate your guests for a full weekend of celebrating. With fantastic activities like canoeing, paddle boating, volleyball and more, your friends and family will remember your wedding at Buena Vista Farms for years to come!
Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception
Max Indoor Ceremony: 125 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 1,000 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 240 guests
Weekend rental set up time is flexible to start Friday. The venue rental ends Sunday.
The rental fee is $8,300 for ceremony and reception for a weekend rental from Friday to Sunday. A non-refundable security deposit of $1,000 is required. Please inquire with the venue's wedding coordinator for one day wedding bookings.
The average wedding cost at Buena Vista Farms is estimated at between $11,002 and $15,841 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.
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|Bride's dressing area|
|Groom's dressing area|
|Tables and chairs provided|
|Linens, silverware, glassware provided|
|Venue set up and clean up|
|Overnight accommodations available|
|Day of onsite manager|
|Large parking lot|
|2 nights lodging for up to 15 people|
|Limo golf cart|
|Access to property for engagement photos|
|Wedding coordinator required|
|Venue must approve all decorations|
|Wheelchair access limited|
|Choose from a list for catering|
|Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors|
|Smoking in designated areas only|
|Alcohol must be provided by venue|
|Music must end by 11:00PM|
|No artificial flowers, glitter, confetti, etc.|