Make Every Event REMARKABLE

The Event Barn is located on our operational farm with over 250 acres of scenic views in Pinckney, MI (48169), this modern venue features a custom built event barn, designed with an emphasize on hosting events. Our unique, natural setting is perfect for hosting everything from small social gatherings, to large full-scale corporate events. Our land provides several areas that allow for recreational items such as: bounce houses / lawn games. A photographers dream, every season at Schell Family Farm looks like a painting, from sunflower fields, to snow covered pine trees you’re guaranteed to always find the perfect shot. We encourage all potential clients to schedule a short visit to our farm to fully capture the essence that can only be felt in person.
Our Barn resides around some of the most picturesque recreational areas available in Southern Michigan. Yet is still centrally located between several major highways (i94,i96,us23) and large cities. Your guests will have no problem finding hotel accommodations, or getting to the Event Barn itself as it’s less than a quarter mile from a main highway (M-36). Several shuttle, and taxi options are also available in the area so your guests can travel safely to and from our venue.

Local Amenities Include:

  • Food (Zukey Lake Tavern, Riverside Pizza, Go Taco, Townsquare Pizza)
  • Entertainment (Zukey Lake Tavern Roof Deck, Dio Pinckney Theater, Hamburg Pub)
  • Recreation (Chain of lakes – 9 lakes sprawling over 8 miles, Hudson Mills State Park, Peach Mountain Recreation area)
  • Golf (Whispering Pines GC, Timber Trace GC, Rush Lake GC, Huron Meadows GC)

Surrounding Towns:

The quaint town of Dexter is just a 12-minute drive away from the farm, it has many entertainment options, from pubs to fine dining. Brighton is 15 minutes away and home to larger stores including Costco. Brighton also has several hotels and tons of restaurant options. Howell is also 15 minutes away, and boasts many options for dining and lodging. You can essentially find anything you could possibly need within 15 minutes of our farm. If you really want to get out and enjoy the nightlife, shows, art and unique entertainment is available in Ann Arbor about 30 minutes away. For those who want to live in the fast lane, Detroit is a 65-minute drive away, while the Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport is 55 minutes away. Detroit features everything you’d expect from a metropolitan area, entertainment venues, 3 large casinos, 100s of restaurants. It’s an amazing city! Lansing is about 45 minutes away, and also has an airport that may be easier for your guests to fly into.

Planning a Fabulous Event?

PRIVATE PARTIES

FESTIVALS

WEDDINGS

CORPORATE

PICNICS

Hosting all occasions, Creating

Memorable events

The possibilities for styling your barn event are endless. How do you decide which look to go for? To help get your creative juices flowing—and show you just how versatile a barn venue can be— SCHEDULE A VISIT to the farm!

Up to 300 guests

All Events Welcome

Outdoor Events

Countless Possibilities

Bar Available W/option to Bring Your Own Beverages

Photography Available

We Have Vendors We Can Recommend For Catering

FAQ’s

What do events cost at Schell Family Farm?

Every event is unique to us at Schell Family Farm. Since we are a fully operational farm prices tend to vary depending on several factors. This is why we encourage our potential guests to schedule a visit so we can personally come up with package for you!

Catering?

We allow guests to provide their own catering, or we can recommend catering options for any event. 

What type of events are permitted at the Barn?

The sky is the limit! We are open to absolutely everything, schedule a visit and we can decide the best way to host your event!

What is the maximum allowed guests?

The Barn can hold up to 300 guests. 

What is included with Barn Rental?

Included 

  • Tables / Chairs
  • Linens
  • Bar area

 

When does access for a Barn Rental Start / End?

Weekend Event Rental : 

Access begins Friday Night, and end Sunday at 10am. 

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Our last day of the season is Saturday (Friday 12-6, Saturday 10-6).  Which means:
The last 2 days to get donuts and cider!
The last 2 days to get fresh picked apples. 
The last 2 days to get pumpkins - price dropped to $1, $3, $5.  (Uncarved pumpkins make great Fall/Thanksgiving decorations) We still have lots of beauties! 
Last 2 days for gourds and indian corn.
Hope to see you this weekend!!
We are open all weekend!  Donuts are ready and the fields are still filled with beautiful pumpkins.  Dont forget some cider or cider slushies.  
Open 12-6 Friday, 10-6 Saturday and Sunday.

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Donuts!!!??? I’m gonna have to head up for some.

My family love the donuts and slushy’s!!

Amazing donuts and cider!! Highly recommend!!

Those 🍩 donuts look so very delicious 😋 😍 😋!!!!

Donuts are awesome this morning!

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We are excited to announce Next Friday, October 2nd, is opening day!!!  Park in the same lot as flowers/pumpkins.  We will be out there with donuts, cider and cider slush!

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Lexi Gill...

Autumn Smith

Ok. She’ll go for sure. Looks cool. Thank you for the info😊

Nori Johnson share this with Tori!!! This is what we were telling her about at the Shower!!!

Ryan Johnson

Do you guys have hot cider?

Maddie Ringe here you go!

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What Our Guests  Say

  • Schell Family Farm was the clear top choice to host Todd Services 40th anniversary company party. From start to finish, Chris, Dea, & the staff were phenomenal-professionals, easy to work with, timely, & creative in helping the perfect evening come together. The venue & setup is open, modern-rustic, clean and beautiful. There's ample space for additional entertainment to best accommodate your event. Our experience with Schell Family Farm was unparalleled & we highly recommend this venue!! 
    Todd's Services
    Todd's Services

    Schell Family Farm was the clear top choice to host Todd Services 40th anniversary company party. From start to finish, Chris, Dea, & the staff were phenomenal-professionals, easy to work with, timely, & creative in helping the perfect evening come together. The venue & setup is open, modern-rustic, clean and beautiful. There's ample space for additional entertainment to best accommodate your event. Our experience with Schell Family Farm was unparalleled & we highly recommend this venue!! 

  • My Husband and I had a beautiful summer wedding at the Schell Family Farm under a GORGEOUS Oak Tree in from of a pond. We had our wedding pictures taken throughout the sunflower field located on the farm. It was a beautiful day and an absolutely perfect venue. Chris and Dea were extremely helpful with ABSOLUTELY everything, from planning to the wedding day! I would highly recommend Schells Family Farm I can not explain how helpful, personable, beautiful and seamless my wedding was because of this amazing family and farm!
    C & S Oglesby
    C & S Oglesby
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