How many guests can Coop’s Event Barn accommodate?
There is a 199 person maximum capacity inside of the barn.
Can a wedding party get ready at Coop’s Event Barn?
Yes, there are two climate-controlled wedding party preparation lounges and one has a private bathroom.
Is there a dance floor?
To allow each wedding party the greatest flexibility there is no dedicated dance floor. Dances can take place in several spaces, including the loft, outside under the lights, or inside on the main barn floor.
Are there separate areas for the ceremony and reception?
Yes, there are areas for both reception and ceremony, as well as flexibility in the event of rain. There are many options to suit the specific style of any given wedding party and Coop’s Event barn staff work to ensure venue spaces function in the best fashion for each unique event.
Does Coop’s Event Barn provide tables and chairs?
There are tables and chairs available on site. Ceremony and dining seating is composed entirely of white deluxe folding chairs. Table options include banquet tables in both six and eight-foot lengths, as well as round tables.
Does Coop’s Event Barn provide linens?
Linens, as well as several other decorative items, can be rented from Coop’s Event Barn to be used for onsite events.
Who is responsible for event setup?
Coop’s Event Barn staff can be hired in varying degrees to help set up events. With the knowledge that each event party has differing preferences for setting up responsibility, staff are flexible in how much assistance they provide. The staff of Coop’s Event Barn provides set-up consultation and assistance based on the needs of the event.
What backdrops are available for wedding portraits?
Coop’s Event Barn features many spaces perfect for beautiful portraits. The venue itself has many picturesque scenes that will provide a gorgeous backdrop to any event photos. In addition, the natural landscape surrounding the venue allows for greater diversity in photo backdrops. Finally, Coop’s Event Barn staff are always working to enhance the grounds and buildings to optimize photo opportunities.
What is your season of operation?
Coop’s Event Barn begins operation each year in mid-May and concludes its event season on the last weekend in October.
Do you have an on-site catering service?
Coop’s Event Barn does not have on-site catering and encourages event parties to choose their own licensed caterer. After nine years of operation Coop’s has worked with a wide variety of caterers and can likely provide recommendations based on the needs of the event.
Are alcoholic beverages allowed at an event at Coop’s Event Barn?
Yes, however, clients must adhere to the Minnesota state laws pertaining to the sale and service of alcohol. Coop’s Event Barn staff can provide more information regarding this policy and a list of vendors.
What events can Coop’s Event Barn host?
Coop’s provides an excellent space for all types of gatherings. Although space is often used for weddings, it has also been the gathering space for several work events, birthday parties, and reunions. Please contact Coop’s Event Barn for a tour and consultation for your special gathering.
Does Coop’s Event Barn have permanent restrooms?
Yes, there are restrooms and they are wheelchair accessible.
Are Coop’s Event Barn facilities climate controlled?
The lounge and the refinished granary, perfect spaces for the wedding party to prepare, both have heat and air conditioning. The barn can also be heated on chilly days. Fans, open windows, and doors help cool the barn on warm days.
Does Coop’s Event Barn allow RVs and camping?
Coop’s is not permitted to have guests camp on site. Guests wishing to bring RVs can request more information in advance for advice on some parking solutions.