Book a Barnyard Party

Party with the animals at the area’s coolest barnyard!

We have alpacas, pigs, baby goats, and more!

Barnyard Parties – The Homestead Barnyard is available to rent for your next birthday party or celebration.

To make your party a total blast, the Homestead Barnyard has a 30′ x 50′ tented pavilion and our popular Jumping Pillow for your guests’ enjoyment. Choose from two different party packages. Bring your own party, or let us take care of the details from decorations to refreshment!

The Barnyard is available for parties from March 30th thru November 10th.
We will be offering Fall Fest party packages September 21st & 22 thru October and including 28 & 29*

*During this time period the following policies apply:
There will be no exclusivity on jumping pillow.
Fall Festival event wristbands must be purchased for all party guests. Wristbands include parking, activities, rides & attractions and purchases must be made with final party payment – completed and paid in full by the Wednesday (for Saturday bookings) or Thursday (for Sunday bookings) prior to the event.
Homestead Gardens is not responsible for supervising guests. There will be crowds so please plan accordingly.

Party Times Available:
Saturdays: 10-12, 1-3, 4-6 | Sundays: 11-1, 2-4

Barnyard party rentals are for 2 hours. Maximum capacity of 120 guests.  A $50 deposit is required at the time of booking. Final payment is due no later than 3 days prior to the event. In order for us to prepare for your party, please book at least 7 days prior to your event. Cancellation policy listed at the bottom of the page. Sorry, no alcohol is permitted on the property. Bathrooms are available in the Homestead Gardens store.


We will be offering Fall Fest party packages September 21st & 22 thru October 28 & 29

Fall Fest Birthday Party Packages!

Host your birthday party or event at Maryland’s biggest Fall Festival! Give you guests the ultimate Fall Fest experience complete with a jumping pillow, hay rides, corn maze, & more!

Party goers will have exclusive access to the Homestead Barnyard Party Pavilion, where they can enjoy the shade, food and cake before heading out to the fun! Party guests will have full access to the festival. Additionally, for you and your guests’ convenience, take advantage of reserved parking away from the crowds. Read below for all Fall Fest party policies prior to booking your event.

Additional Information:

  • Your facility fee grants you exclusive access to the barnyard tent. There is no exclusivity to general barnyard area or jumping pillow.
  • $300 base facility fee is due at time of booking and will serve as your party deposit.
  • The final headcount and remainder of your payment will be due no later than the Thursday prior to your event. Final cost will be calculated per person depending on the package you choose and covers the wristband and food/cake/decor for all-inclusive parties.
  • There is a minimum of 15 guests (excluding the birthday child) for parties booked during Fall Fest.
  • On the day of the party you will receive a Fall Fest wristband for each guest included in your final headcount. You will have the option of picking these up in advance as well.
  • All party guests will be required to purchase a Fall Fest wristband. As such, it is crucial to have an accurate headcount. Additional guests not included in the original headcount will be required to purchase a wristband to gain entry to the facility.

Online booking available!

Reserve your party date and time with a $50 deposit. A Homestead Gardens representative will call you to discuss party details including guest count, package selection, add-ons and more to make your party a memorable one! Bookings must be done at least 7 days in advance.

To customize your child’s party AND for information on holding meetings, evening parties, graduations, anniversaries or other events and celebrations.

Please contact our Event Specialist Pam Finlay at 240-447-2378.

Please note: The barnyard may not be available on holidays or weekends during special events. Please call 410-798-5000 to inquire if a particular date is not available.

Package 1: Facility Only

Number of GuestsFees

Includes: parking, tented pavilion 30’x 50’; picnic & food tables;
overed jumping pillow; trash removal;
sidewalls and fans (as dictated by weather); restroom access

Package 2: Barnyard Bash

Number of GuestsFees

Includes everything in package 1 PLUS: attendant on site to
assist with set-up, serving and breakdown; u
se of golf cart;
VIP parking with transpor; sound/audio upon request;
bottled water; themed paper goods, cups and utensils;
one dozen balloons and seasonal décor; corn hole set

Add-Ons: Activities

Pony Rides (1.5 hrs for up to 25 kids)$275
Face Paintingstarting at $150
Guided Barnyard Tour$50
Pipe Slide$50
Raptors Eye$150
Guided Seed Craft$3/child
Guided Painted Rock Craft$4/child

Add-Ons: Food & Cake

3 X-large Pizzas** (serves 15)$45
5 X-large Pizzas** (serves 30)$63
7 X-large Pizzas** (serves 45)$80
¼ Sheet cake (serves 15)$40
½ Sheet cake (serves 30)$56
Full Sheet cake (serves 60)$75

NOTE: Pizzas are available with one topping.
Prices listed are subject to change.

Cancellation Policy

  • Full refund if you cancel 30 days or more prior to event
  • 50% refund if you cancel 14-29 days prior to event
  • No refund if you cancel less than 14 days prior to event
  • Weather – rain or shine except in the event of thunderstorms, high winds and hurricane then a full refund