Schumacher Farm Park offers two unique facilities for rent: the Center for Rural History and the Historic Farmyard. The Center for Rural History is a modern barn structure with exposed beams and 1920s farm decor. The Historic Farmyard is an open-air facility that includes access to the 1906 historic barn as well as the outdoor area surrounding the barn including the fire pit. The chart below offers an overview of the two spaces. Rental is offered by the hour, half day, or full day, and we also offer a weekend package for weddings. Follow the links below for more information.
|Center for Rural History||Historical Farmyard|
|Restrooms||Yes - modern flush||Limited - pit toilets|
|Seating capacity||75 people seated comfortably||Up to 30 people in the barn|
|Tables/chairs|| 19 tables and 88 chairs
*Tables are 6 feet long
| 8 tables,plus 3 benches
Optional straw bale seating
*Tables are 6 feet long
|AV equipment|| Auxiliary input audio (included in rental)
Microphone available at addtional charge
Learn more about our facilities for rent:
Information Packet - this 5-page document includes all the information you need about rentals at the park!
Rental Rates (quick reference) - this 1-page document provides a summary of the rental rates for each facility
Rental Policies - this document details our rental policies that renters must agree to
Rental Terms & Conditions - renters will be asked to sign off on these terms & conditions when completing rental paperwork
Dane County owns the park and all facilities. All users of the park should be cognizant of, and are expected to comply with, the County rules of park use.
We're taking reservations for rentals for 2021 and beyond! Reservations are required for all rentals.
Fill out the Request for Availiability form below or call the park office at 608-849-4559 to find out if our facilities are available for rent on your desired date.
The facility reservation process is complete with mutual agreement of selected dates, time and optional equipment use or services, and signature of the rental agreement with payment of related fees. Park staff will assist with these steps once a date has been selected.
Park staff will contact you to discuss your event and the next steps. Thanks for your interest in having your event at the park!
The Center for Rural History is now open and rental opportunities available. Click the 'RENTAL' button at top of the website for more information.