Our affordable, all-inclusive reception packages make us unique in Chicago. Everything you need for your special day is included – The Barn, tables, chairs and more.
- Officiant (if needed) with 1 scheduled meeting, rehearsal and ceremony
- Use of our Wedding Arbor
- Bench seating for up to 250 guests
- Unity Candle table
Ceremony Enhancements & Upgrades
- Bench decorations
- Burlap & Lace Aisle Runner
- 2-hour Engagement Photo shoot on The Farm (photographer not included)
- Use of our open-air BARN for up to 250 guests
- 5-hour reception (to begin one hour after ceremony)
- 8 ft. square & 12 ft. rectangular Farmer’s Tables seating 8 – 12 guests
- Metal with wood seat Folix Farmer Chairs
- 8 ft. tables for gifts & place cards
- 8-foot crystal chandelier
- Wooden Spool Cake Table
- Cutting & serving of wedding cake
- Bistro lighting
- Area for a band, DJ or musicians
- Decorative whiskey barrels
Options at No Additional Charge
- Burlap & Lace table runners
- Mason jar center pieces & decorative wine bottles
Reception Enhancements & Upgrades
- Chair Sash (choice of color)
- Table cloths and napkins (choice of color)
- Trailer bathroom (A/C & Heated)
- Outdoor Straw Bale Lounge Area
- S’mores Bar
- Pie Bar
- Tractor photos (pink or green tractor)
- Over-sized Porch Swing photos
- Over-sized Chairs photos
- A real country bon fire
- Children’s Coloring Table (unique chalk table with chalk, crayons and kid sized benches (Seats 10)
Down on the Farm Bar Packages
We offer three drink packages – Non-alcoholic, Standard and Top Shelf – for your five-hour reception. We also provide wine bottles per table, champagne and additional bar hours that are outside regular package pricing.
Menus are subject to 20% service charge and 8% sales tax.
Down on the Farm Food Packages
Enjoy a BBQ Buffet or a more traditional buffet made custom for your special day. To inquire about pricing, set up a time to speak to our preferred catering partner, who will assist in putting together a delicious menu for your event. Our caterer will work directly with you and your budget.
A Message From Our Caterer
“As the exclusive caterer to The Barn at Cottonwood, Schaul’s Signature Cuisine & Events will help make your wedding day one to remember. You’ve chosen the perfect venue, now we will provide the food, feel, and service to bring together your magical day.
We are a full service wedding caterer who specializes in customizing every aspect of your day. From the menu’s, event planning, to budgets; we can provide any and all of the details you desire.”
We do not allow any outside food, other than wedding cakes,
to be brought in for your reception.
Menus are subject to 20% service charge and 10% sales tax. Pricing is subject to change based on seasonal changes and availability.
As a “thank you” for your selfless service, we offer a $500 discount to members of the military.