PLEASE NOTE: Due to heavy rainfall over the last 24 hours, several District sites are experiencing flooding. Staff is placing barricades and signage where appropriate. Sites impacted include South Island Park, Montgomery Park, Gilman Trail (at Orchard and Terry to Edgelawn), Prairie Path Illinois Ave. to Farnsworth, South River St. boat launch, and Golfview.
Fox Valley Park District

Blackberry Farm Reservations & Parties

100 S. Barnes Road, Aurora, Illinois ● 630-892-1550      Directions

Blackberry Farm offers several scenic sites that can accommodate large- and small-scale outings and events. Whether you are looking for a large group experience or an intimate gathering, we will help to make your event a success. Daytime and after-hour reservations are available for all locations.

Create a memorable birthday party for your little one at Blackberry Farm! Two party packages are offered from May to October and December.

After-hour and daytime reservations are available for celebrations of all kinds!

Weddings • Receptions • Family Reunions • Graduation Parties • Baby Showers • Meetings • Retreats • Company Picnics • Special Events

Questions? E-mail Blackberryreservations@fvpd.net

Reservations

Daytime reservations:

  • Monday to Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Saturday to Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Daytime Reservation Rates and Request Form

After-hour reservations:

  • Monday to Friday from 3:30 to 10 p.m.
  • Saturday to Sunday from 5 to 10 p.m.

After-hour reservation rates and request form

After-hour packages rates and request form

Reservation Guideline Agreement– Must be signed for all reservations

Questions? E-mail Blackberryreservations@fvpd.net

Wedding Reservations
Performance Pavilion

 

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Performance Pavilion

  • Seats up to 100
  • Impressive 2,500-square-foot pavilion
  • Features a stunning terraced stairway overlooking Lake Gregory
  • Gorgeous 3-foot round wrought iron patio tables
  • Luminous overhead lighting provides evening ambiance
  • Full electrical capabilities and suited for live entertainment

Questions?
E-mail Blackberryreservations@fvpd.net

Event Plaza

 

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Event Plaza

  • Seats up to 40
  • Spectacular patio nestled in a semi-private setting
  • Fabulous potted trees and surrounding floral displays
  • Ornate, vintage lighting illuminates evening gatherings
  • Portable café tables with optional umbrellas

Questions?
E-mail Blackberryreservations@fvpd.net

Boat House Shelter

 

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Boat House Shelter

  • Seats up to 40
  • Delivers a spectacular view of Lake Gregory
  • Nautical-themed shelter
  • Easy access to the train depot and paddle boat deck
  • Additional adjacent picnic areas are available

Questions?
E-mail Blackberryreservations@fvpd.net

Picnic Areas

 

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Picnic Areas

  • Accommodate groups of 10 to 500 or more
  • 7 spacious lawn areas for large or small celebrations
  • Areas available for reservation on their own or as additional space to the Performance Pavilion or Boat House Shelter
  • Gazebos and tents are available through preferred vendor

Questions?
E-mail Blackberryreservations@fvpd.net

Birthday Party Packages

Experience Blackberry Party Package:
$150 resident / $180 non-resident

  • All-day admission for 15 guests
  • 1 hour in reserved party area with a birthday party attendant
  • Pizza, drinks and white paper products
  • Commemorative party gift for each guest
  • Birthday child and two adults per party are free
  • Additional child: $10 resident / $12 non-resident; Additional adult: $4.50
  • Extra pizzas available for small fee

Premium Experience Blackberry Party Package:
$180 resident / $210 non-resident

  • All-day admission for 15 guests
  • 90 minutes in reserved party area with a birthday party attendant
  • Pizza, drinks and white paper products
  • Commemorative party gift for each guest
  • Birthday child and two adults per party are free
  • Additional child: $10 resident / $12 non-resident; Additional adult: $4.50
  • Extra pizzas available for small fee

Blackberry Farm Birthday Party Request Form and Guidelines

Printable Birthday Party Invitations – Fill Out by Hand & Send

Fillable Birthday Party Invitations – Fill Out Online & Send

Further questions? E-mail Blackberryreservations@fvpd.net

Programs At-A-Glance
  • Outdoor Facilities
  • Ages 0-2
  • Ages 3-5
  • Ages 6-8
  • Ages 9-12
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Active Adults
  • Leagues
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