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Rentals

Group enjoying a hayride

Eidem Homestead's rustic charm and suburban location make it a beautiful and unique venue for a variety of rentals. Rental of the grounds include access to the entrance building, barn and the enclosed grounds (approximately 2.25 acres); all other buildings are closed unless prior arrangement has been made at the discretion of the facility coordinator for an additional charge. Additionally, tours or other activities during an event can be arranged at the time of booking for a fee.

Private/group rentals

May to October

Host your next event or get together with us and it'll be an experience your guests won't forget! Our site is great for occasions such as:

  • Birthday parties
  • Family reunions
  • Baby and wedding showers
  • Club meetings or outings
  • Office parties
  • Picnics
  • And more

Availability

Private rentals are available Tuesday through Sunday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., schedule permitting.  Reservations must be made at least three weeks in advance.

Fall packages

September through mid-November

We offer three different packages for friends and families to get out and enjoy the fall season together.  They work great for group outings and parties too!

Package Cost and hours
Fall Package #1 - Bonfire in the barnyard (10 people minimum) $40 for 1 to 1.5 hours
Package # 2 - 30 minute hayride around the grounds (15 people minimum) $50 for 1 to 1.5 hours; additional $50 for groups over 75
Package #3 - Bonfire and 30 minute hayride around the grounds (15 people minimum) $100 per 2 hours; additional $50 for every 50 people over 100

*Refundable damage deposit of $300 required. Taxes not included in price.

Availability

Packages are available Tuesday through Sunday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., schedule permitting. Reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance.

Photography rentals

Mid-January through Mid-December

Our site is perfect for making those memorable moments unique and special. The lawn, flower gardens, open fields, and farm buildings make a great backdrop for senior year, family, engagement, wedding, etc. pictures.

Availability

Photography rentals are available Tuesday through Sunday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., schedule permitting. Reservations must be made at least three weeks in advance.

Rental FAQs

Amenities

As a historical site with early 1900 buildings, there are limitations to the amenities available.

Available Amenities Not Available
  • Picnic tables
  • On-site parking lot for 110
  • Handicap accessible portable restroom
  • Ag-lime gravel in farmyard
  • Limited electrical
  • Limited benches and tables
  • Chairs
  • Running water
  • Catering Kitchen
  • AV equipment and hookups
  • Heated/Air-conditioned buildings

 

All event equipment, including tents, tables and chairs would be the responsibility of the renter.  All arrangements must be contracted by and paid for by the renter and pick-up/delivery options must be approved in advance.

Outside food/beverages

Outside food and non-alcoholic beverages are allowed on the premises. Catered events must be catered by licensed and insured caterers and approved in advance. A list of recommended local catering vendors can be provided upon request.

Entertainment

A number of entertainment options work well at our venue; however, music and other entertainment must follow local noise ordinances and be respectful of the nearby residential area. Music and other entertainment must be approved in advance and special use permits may be required.

Contact us

Eidem Homestead

4345 101st Ave N.
Brooklyn Park, MN 55443
763-493-4604

View map and directions to Eidem Homestead

Hours

Open seasonally for programmed events and private bookings

Phone and email

Eve Burlingame, Site Manager
763-488-6336
Email Eve Burlingame

 
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