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The Canton Barn is your wedding venue location no matter what time of year. We’re open every season in our beautiful, historic barn venue tucked away in the Sioux River Valley. With our location just a short distance away from Sioux Falls, our barn is conveniently located and ready to be your celebration destination.

To help with event planning, we compiled our frequently asked questions and provided our answers to assist you. For information on barn rental pricing details or if you’re curious about anything else, please contact us!

How long can I rent The Canton Barn for?

Facility access is permitted from 8:00am until midnight on the event day. All events should be concluded by midnight on the event day and the facility vacated by all guests no later than 12:30am.

Can I bring in a vendor or caterer of my choice?

Yes, we do not provide any sort of catering. You are welcome to select caterers and vendors from our approved vendors list, and we can assist you with selection if you would like. The Canton Barn may allow non-approved vendors upon request.

Does The Canton Barn provide bartender(s)?

Yes. Bartender(s) are included with a full barn rental upon request. The Canton Barn will operate a bar during your event. We have a full bar with beer, wine, and liquor options available. No outside alcoholic beverages are allowed. A gratuity of 15% applies for open bar and pre-purchased bar orders apply.

May I decorate for my event?

Yes! You may decorate for your event as you please. Candle decorations must be approved by The Canton Barn and the candle height may not exceed container height. Taper candles are prohibited as are glitter, nails and punch fountains. $200 charge for popcorn and candy bars.

Is a deposit required to reserve my barn event rental?

Yes. A 50% non-refundable rental deposit as well as a signed venue rental agreement are required to reserve your event date. Event insurance and proof thereof are required at least 30 days before your event date.

May I use the fire pit and gazebo for my event?

Yes. With a full barn rental, you may use the fire pit, gazebo, and other features of our grounds. Wood is provided for fire pit use. We also have additional chairs.

Is The Canton Barn pet friendly?

Yes! We welcome your furry friends from all walks of life.

Is The Canton Barn handicap accessible?

Yes. We have a chair lift to access the loft and ramps to accommodate wheelchairs.

Is the barn venue heated and cooled?

Yes. We are able to turn on the heat or air conditioning to make you and your guests feel comfortable.