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Corporate and Company Picnics

Amish Acres Picnics

The Great American Picnic

Photo Album of Corporate Picnic around the farm's pond
Great American Picnic flyer with Pricing

Picnics are for kids of all agesRevitalize. Kick back. Relax. Everyone will look forward to and enjoy a fun-filled, carefree day at Amish Acres for your company picnic (200 person minimum). There is no better picnic site than the 80-acre restored farm listed in the National Register of Historic Places. You have all the fun!

Picture this: A warm summer day; the smell of our famous food wafting throughout the air. Children laughing and playing games. Your friends and co-workers competing in a volleyball or a horseshoe tournament, and refreshed cheers of victory once back to work on Monday after a deserved celebration. Our picnics are proven morale boosters and your employees leave feeling good about their workplace. Hassle-free planning means you get to sit back and enjoy the perfect day you planned.

One low price includes everything to make the day a success! Fabulous Amish Acres food, use of the groups surrounding the farm's pond, activities and staffing.

Your package includes the following:

BingoBingo is available for the whole family. We provide all of the supplies you need for 2 sessions (20 games; 10 games per session); you provide the caller of your choice. You provide the prizes or select from selected list of specially priced unique prizes from our shops beforehand. Another option: purchase Amish Acres gift certificates that winners use at their leisure for dinner, theatre, baked goods, or collectibles.

Children's Games
Betsy the CowChildren's games include Milk Bessie the Wooden Cow, Harness Henry the Wooden Horse, Pin the Tail on the Donkey, Corn Cobb Toss and jump in the inflatable Bounce House*. Also enjoy Sack Races, Hula Hoop Contests, Children's Craft Station, plus professional Face Art Painting and Balloon Sculpture*. Amish Acres will provide a Popcorn Wagon and Snow Cones* Swan Paddle Boats glide around the farm's pond for all members in your picnic to enjoy. (optional activities may carry additional charges.)

Additional Activities
Ball TossVolleyball, Horseshoes, Corn Hole Toss, and Fishing will keep your employees entertained throughout the day. Your company can set brackets for a competition or they can play for fun. You might also plan a raffle where lucky employees walk away with prizes you've collected from area businesses - a raffle is a good way to bring attendees back to a central location over the course of the picnic day.

Scavenger Hunt
Families search throughout the 80-acre farm looking for clues that enable them to collect answers to the questions provided on their list. Amish Acres will provide prizes for the lucky winners.

Enjoy Amish Acres Historic Farm
Tour EntryAt registration under the pavilion, your employees and their families will receive a stamp that gives them access to Amish Acres Historic Farm and Shops. For convenience, the activity locations and shops are listed on the picnic map received at registration.

The Guided House and Farm Tour is a great way to learn about Amish society. Domestic demonstrations of crafts such as quilting, broom making, and lye soap making take place along the way. Three documentary films, Genesis and Exodus, are shown in the Locke Township Meeting House throughout the day explaining the whys and ways of the Amish, one of the films, Bonnets & Britches, is especially for children.

Farm Wagon Ride
Swan Boats on the PondFarm wagon rides are available to your employees and their families throughout the day of your picnic. Rides begin at the Wagon Shed at the sound of the Dinner Bell and continues down the long lane through the picturesque woods. A sixteen foot covered farm wagon with padded seats is pulled by a vintage bright red International harvester Farmall H tractor or the team of Belgian draft horses and travels down the gravel lanes and through the woods before stoppoing around the pond for guests' exploration of the historic outbuildings. The guide points out the ice house, mint still, and maple sugar camp among others. Guests can roam freely and wait for the next wagon.

Game and Door Prizes
All game prizes and door prizes (except for the Scavenger Hunt) are the responsibility of the company. Gift Certificates and fun novelties for prizes can be purchased from Amish Acres in advance.

Picnic Meal Menu
Amish Acres PicnicsYour delicious lunch will be served with Hoosier hospitality and includes two Meats (choice of broasted chicken, grilled hot dogs or pork BBQ), served with Baked Beans, Potato Salad, Rolls, assorted homemade Cookies, Lemonade, Iced Tea & Water. Plates, cups, table service & napkins are included.

Fresh Cut Fruit, Corn on the Cob, and Soft Drinks are available at extra charge.

Table Service
Amish Acres supplies the disposable dishware, utensils, and napkins. A dining area will be set up underneath a tent, and tables supplied by Amish Acres will be set to accommodate your group size. The food is presented buffet style. Lemonade, Iced Tea and Water will be available throughout the day.

Sound System
Available in the gazebo for your special announcements throughout the day. the gazebo also serves as the first aid station.

Terms and Conditions
Amish Acres requires a deposit at time of contract and final count of attendees seven (7) business days before the scheduled event. A 95% guarantee applies from this final count. Payment is expected in full the day of the event.


Picnic Planning Packet

For more information or to schedule your picnic, please contact:
Becky Cappert
(800) 800-4942 Extension 213

Read about the Kuhn's family's visit.