Upon arriving you are greeted by the farmhouse built by Charles Almquist and his family in the early 1900's.
Spend the day making memories with your wedding party in the granary. Its location in the center of the grounds gives you a great view of the farm as the day progresses.
The rustric luxury of the granary makes it a great place to prepare for your beautiful day.
The second floor of the granary was decorated with the ladies in mind. It offers plenty of space to comfortably hold even the largest wedding parties.
The first floor of the granary was put together with the guys in mind.
The granary is a great place to hang out and relax with family and friends.
Its a long day. Keep your group refreshed with your private kitchen in the granary.
The changing room is complete with vanities and plenty of space for your hair and make-up specialists.
Nice touches of the granary restroom.
Everyone takes their place.
The Best Man and Maid of Honor...with flower girls close behind.
The groom awaits his bride.
Difficulty letting go.
A joyous moment.
And the ceremony begins.
Exchanging vows before family and friends, surrounded by the breathtaking beauty of Almquist Farm. In the event of rain or other uncomfortable weather conditions, we can easily move your ceremony inside to our air conditioned and elegantly appointed Rustic Wedding Barn.
The rolling hills of Almquist Farm make a stunning backdrop for your ceremony. Enhance the natural beauty of the landscape with your own floral arrangements and decor, or feel free to say your vows under your choice of our handmade arbor, trellis, cross, or just the stage.
You may kiss the bride!
Seat up to 400 guests in the shaded ceremony area. Enjoy the beautiful sunny day in the comfort of the shade.
Congratulations to the happy couple!
The adventure begins!
The receiving line is situated along side the shaded path to the reception area.
Happy mothers of the bride and groom greet guests in the receiving line.
The newly renovated wedding barn lets you rest assured that you will have a beautiful day regardless of the weather.
The porch is a great gathering space to spend time with family and friends.
If you choose to have your reception indoors, we've got you covered. A beautiful space with stunning views awaits you and your guests.
Plenty of climate controlled indoor space with a large dance floor makes for a great indoor reception.
Great views from the barn!
When you are blessed with a beautiful day, make the most of it with an outdoor reception. The landscape and approaching sunset make a spectacular backdrop for the head table.
Almquist Farm can seat up to 400 guests in our outdoor dining area.
Uniquely displayed place cards direct guests to their assigned tables.
Let the celebration begin!
Customize your experience at Almquist Farm by adding your own unique floral arrangements and decor. The possibilities are endless!
Stunning Backdrops for Beautiful Wedding Photos
The Spaces of Almquist Farm
The Ceremony Site - Stunning views with century-old oak trees providing natural shade for you and your guests.
Choose from our hand-crafted arbor, trellis, or cross on the stage. If you prefer, choose no attachment to the stage and decorate as you like. Thje stage itself is optional as well. Almquist Farm supplies the sound system. Acoustic music is highly recommended in this setting.
The Musician's Alcove at the ceremony site is optional but it does improve acoustics and it protects sheet music from wind.
A charming and convenient nook to set up the guest book, gift table, and even musicians!
Chandeliers, french doors and skylights add elegance to the rustic pine plank interior. The space will seat up to 340 guests, and opens to the patio and outdoor reception lawn, overlooking beautiful rolling hills and magnificent sunsets.
Our Outdoor Dining Area is adjacent to the Rustic Wedding Barn and can seat up to 400 guests. Romantic strings of lights illuminate the outdoor patio and dining area at night.
The Granary has been renovated for the exclusive use of the wedding party througout the day. It is equipped with central A/C, changing room, private restroom, kitchen, lounge area, pool table and entertainment center. A perfect place to prepare and relax with great views of the rest of the grounds.
Almquist Farm - A Place to Celebrate Family 21321 Polk Avenue, Hastings, MN 55033