See You In 2020

Opening Day

September 5

Rental Options

Location Rentals

Please note that your guests will need paid activity wristbands to obtain access to any of these locations. Select here for Corporate Event pricing, Group Event pricing or Daily Admission rates. 

  • Locations may be rented by the hour. Reservations & chaperones are required. Contact
  • No vehicles.  Alcohol, outside food or beverages are strictly prohibited..  Your group is responsible for clean-up.
  • Please review our Farm Safety information prior to your visit.
  • Once your location rental is confirmed, the full rental amount must be received in order to consider your location "reserved." Payable by check to Rader Family Farms, 1312 Ropp Road, Normal, IL 61761 or credit card 309-454-6880.

      Roost Event Barn

        Rustic indoor space with outdoor access with seating for up to 20-30 guests. May be rented during regular hours with access to the farm or for a private event from 6pm-9pm with no access to the farm.  $40 per hour; paid in advance.  Non-refundable if group cancels 48 hrs. prior to the event.  To reserve this space, please contact

Outdoor Patio AreaRader Family Farms Schoolhouse Pavilion

Semi-circle, cemented patio area (just outside the schoolhouse) with round tables and chairs.  Outdoor area seating is for approximately 20-30 people.  Trash cans, sink/counter space.  

$25 per hour; paid in advance.  Non-refundable if group cancels 48 hrs prior to the event. 


Rader Family Farms Party TentParty Tent

The party tent includes picnic tables with seating for about 25 people.

$25/hour; paid in advance. Non-refundable if group cancels 48 hrs prior to the event.

If you need to cancel your event, we will be happy to work with you to reschedule your event, based on availibility, during the current Fall season. 


Rader Family Farms Firepit / Campfire

School House Fire Pit Lit fire with roasting sticks. Campfire seating is for approximately 15+ people.  

$25 per hour; paid in advance; non-refundable if group cancels 48 hours prior to the event.

Food Options

Outside food/coolers are not allowed on the farm. Food is available at the SideKick Grill (weekdays until 2 pm and weekends), the Harvest Brew Coffee Shop, the Barnyard Grill & Hitchin Post in the School House. (weekends only)

  • Ranch Hand Special: Two dozen donuts, one gallon apple cider and small cups. $30/order
  • S'More Box: $20/box (makes 20 S'Mores) 
  • One Gallon of Cold Cider: $11 - with cups
  • Poppy Lynn's Bag of Kettle Korn: $6/each
  • 2 Dozen Homemade Pumpkin Donuts - $20
  • Please pre-order your food by emailing



For cancellations on group location rentals , a 48 hour notice must be given and arranged to be eligible for a refund.    If the farm is CLOSED due to weather, attempts will be made to reschedule your event.  If the farm is OPEN and you choose to cancel your event with less than 48 hours notice, the payment will be forfeited.