FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions

The information below is a list of our common questions — please fill free to contact us if you have any additional questions.

How large is the barn – How many people does it hold?

Betsy's Barn, Indoor wooden spaces for your wedding or event. The barn is a two-story bank style barn with wrap around decks and restrooms. Weddings have a minimum of 130 guests.  Larger groups may be accommodated.

Can we rent the barn for a winter wedding?

The barn is available from May through August.

Is there a caterer at the barn?

Catering options at Betsy's BarnYes, full service catering is included in our packages. Outside food catering is not permitted.  For more information see our “Catering” page.

Do I have to rent tables and chairs?

The barn rental includes 60″ round and/or 8′ banquet tables.  White folding garden chairs are included for reception, additional chairs for outdoor wedding service do have an additional fee. Metal folding chairs are available along with chair covers as options. For more information see “Options”.

Is the barn air-conditioned?

No, however due to the design, the barn offers natural cross-venting. There are ceiling fans over the dance floor to help with constant air movement.

Can I do my own decorating?

Yes, but with a few restrictions:

  • management must approve all items
  • no staples, nails, tacks or strong tape can be used – jute twine is recommended
  • all decorations must be taken down prior to midnight
  • artificial flower petals are NOT permitted
  • artificial bouquets and centerpieces ARE permitted
  • no rice, confetti, or birdseed should be throw – bubbles are recommended
  • no outside decorators without permission from owners

Does the barn have a dance floor?

Yes, there is a 20′ x 40′ hardwood dance floor.

Is alcohol permitted?

Yes, However you are required to provide Cheeseman Farm with a Certificate of Liability Insurance for “special event liability coverage”.  Betsy’s Barn only permits our own bartenders to serve your guests.

Can the barn be used after midnight?

The barn must be cleared and locked by midnight. Access for rehearsals and to review setup plans is permitted on a scheduled bases only.

Can our wedding ceremony take place at the barn?

Yes, there are several areas that have been used for ceremonies — In our gazebo, under a large oak tree, inside the barn and in the field.