Hickory Nut Gap Farm has 5 event location options. The Party Shed, History Barn, Corral, Big Barn, and Old Sherrills Inn.
The party shed is the perfect venue both for active, creek-loving little ones and adults ready to relax in the shade.
During your party we invite you to participate in the season’s farm activities.
FACILITIES: The party shed is an open-air, covered pavilion. The floor is scattered hay with a wooden platform for seating or food setup. We provide you with four picnic tables, trashcans, and recycling containers. There is an electric outlet with two plugs.
The creek and a treehouse are also adjacent to the party shed.
You are welcome to bring your own decorations, table cloths, balloons, party favors, or other items to make your day special, but we ask that all items are removed and the party shed is returned to its original conditon at the end of your alloted time.
Please no alcoholic beverages at this location. Beer and wine are available for purchase and consumption in the store and designated areas.
PARKING: All parking for events is in the parking lot field just adjacent to the site. In the event that the gates are closed, please park in the farm store lot.
COST: Party Shed Rental is $100 for a 2-hour period. September & October Party Shed Rental is $200.
Times Available: 10-12am and 2-4pm
Horse rides are available for an additional $75. These must be arranged beforehand. Please call Annie Ager to schedule horse rides: 828-273-6236. Hay Rides and Kiddie Cart Rides are an additional $50.
There is no deposit required.
Want to simplify your planning? Let us cater your birthday party with out Birthday Party Catering Menu.
SCHEDULING: Please call 828-628-1027 to schedule a date and time for your party. (We do not schedule rain dates.)
Available times: Morning (10 – 12) and Afternoon (2-4). The time slot is for your party. You have an hour before and an hour after your scheduled time for set-up and clean-up.
Please respect other’s use of the space and additional parties by not arriving more than an hour early and by cleaning up within the hour after your scheduled time.
The History Barn
The History Barn is a covered green & white barn with educational signage on the walls. It is perfect for dinners, parties, and other events. The animal observation area is right next door, where guests can visit various farm animals.
COST: $100 for a 2 hour period, $200 in September and October.
Times available: 11-1pm and 3-5pm
Our large barn is available for hosting events on a seasonal basis late spring, summer and early fall. It is a large covered space that can host up to 300 people. Private dinners, receptions, retirement parties, anniversary parties and corporate events work well in this space. Please contact us for availability and pricing. We also have other open areas that can be used in conjunction with tent rental.
The grassy, flat split rail fenced corral space easily fits a nice event tent and can accommodate seating for 150 people. It is adjacent to the store easily accessible to the handicap parking and outlet for the band, lighting or other electrical needs. This is a perfect location for your next corporate event, church picnic or retirement party.
Old Sherrill’s Inn
The Historic Old Sherrills Inn, is just two miles from the Hickory Nut Gap Farm store. The victorian home and grounds landscaped with boxwoods lends a formal and elegant feel for weddings. For interest in events on this premise, please call Winslow Clarke Dean at 828-273-1443 or email [email protected]
Kitchen + Catering
The kitchen & butchery is open for catering. We have a farm raised and locally sourced menu for catering and can easily meet your needs both in flavor and budget. Please book this independently with the kitchen by calling 828-628-1027.