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Rental Policies

Rental Policies

Rental Fees

Harvest Hall is an indoor facility that accommodates up to 200 guests for your wedding (using the porch increase to 225), reception, event or special occasion. There is outdoor space where tents may be set up to accommodate larger parties. The cost of all additional rentals including tents, tables, chairs, etc. including set up and tear down will be incurred by the persons renting the hall.

Our outdoor wedding ceremony locations can accommodate a variety of guests depending on the site. If you are renting Harvest Hall, there is a reduced charge based on location: $250 outdoor stage, $200 lake front. Both locations include 4 campsites.

Harvest Hall daily rental fees - $800 for Friday, Saturday, Sunday or Holidays | $400 Monday through Thursday. A non-refundable full payment is required at the time of booking and signed contract to secure your date and times. Weekday rental is from 9 am - 10 pm, weekend rentals are from 9 am - 11pm.

If you are renting Harvest Hall for a wedding or event and need the hall the night before for a rehearsal dinner or an extension of your event, the cost is $400 per day. A non-refundable payment in full is due at the time of booking with a signed contract to hold the Hall.  Additional rental items are available upon request and payment is due the day of the event. Please review our inventory rental price list for items and costs.

Harvest Hall rental fee includes:

  • Heated and air-conditioned hall that seats up to 200 people including space for a band and serving food area
  • Large, antique wooden bar, suitable location for all beverage service
  • Use of the prep-kitchen
  • Trash service, restrooms, personalized signage in the hall entrance, parking areas
    Tables and chairs...2018 Price List

 Outdoor wedding location fee includes: trash service, parking and port-a-lets.

Damage Deposit

Lessee will be responsible for all damages and/or theft that occur during the rental period of the hall. It is the responsibility of the lessee to report any damages upon occurrence. We require a credit card number to be on file for any damages that may occur; a hold of $1,000 will be placed on the card for large events. We reserve the right to charge the credit card for the amount of damages found. If outside vendors are brought in for additional renters, they become the responsibility of the lessee and assume all risks for damages and/or theft from the vendors. eXplore Brown County at Valley Branch Retreat is not responsible for damages or theft of any items before, during or left after the event. Items left behind can be picked up or shipped at the lessee's expense. Any items remaining after 7 days from date of the event will be considered the property of eXplore Brown County at Valley Branch Retreat and subject to removal by the staff.


The daily rental fees are $800 - Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Holidays | $400 Monday - Thursday for Harvest Hall.  A non-refundable full payment is required at the time of the booking and signed contract to secure your date and times. Daily weekday rentals are 9 am - 10 pm, weekends rentals are 9 am - 11 pm.


eXplore Brown County at Valley Branch Retreat is open to the public on a year-round basis. We will continue to operate all outdoor activities and programs including but not limited to: Paintball, ATV Tours, Mountain Biking and Zip Line tours, rental of Campground and Camping Cabins during your event. When you rent Harvest Hall, the hall becomes a private area and we will make every attempt to control public access. Campers have access to the showers and restrooms inside the hall via an external rear door. The rear door will be locked and closed to campers one hour before and after your wedding ceremony. If you wish complete privacy, the entire camping cabins, camp grounds and hall facility can be rented for a fee.