275 North 1400 East, Paxton, IL
Engelbrecht Farm is a rustic wedding venue located in Paxton, IL, surrounded by pastoral views. This historic, midwestern farm was originally cultivated and built in the late 1800s and has preserved much of its original architecture and woodwork. You can find pieces of history throughout the property, such as the original farming equipment and graffiti. With eight acres of land to explore, Engelbrecht Farm is an ideal location for open celebrations in the picturesque countryside. Engelbrecht Farm has a unique barn that is divided into three areas suitable for your ceremony. The loafing shed at the end of the barn can host up to 140 guests. The main structure has a ground level that can seat up to 150 attendants. The second-story hayloft seats up to 72 people who can watch you marry your soulmate from above. The barn has heating and air conditioning, as well as large doors which can open to let in a fresh breeze. You can enjoy your reception outdoors by the beautiful flower garden, which provides an idyllic space for festivities and plenty of photo opportunities. There is also ample space for a marquee. Their fully-renovated three-bedroom farmhouse can host you and your wedding party overnight to prepare for your special day. Engelbrecht Farm offers a wedding package that includes a three-day rental of the estate. This will allow time to set up the venue and rehearse on the first day, while the second day can be dedicated to the enjoyment of your celebration. On the third day, you can gather your belongings and break down decorations after a farewell brunch. They can also refer excellent vendors to help you plan and execute your momentous occasion. With exclusive access to the property, you and your closest friends and family can enjoy utmost privacy.