Yes, you can have your party at Happy Acres Ranch!
Open for field trips, rentals and camping weekends!
Base Rental Package $200 (weekends only)
use of the property, 3 hour party (10-1 or 2-5), 30 minutes of setup before and 30 minutes of clean up time after, all outside playgrounds, outdoor bathrooms and sinks, covered picnic area
Add on items
Food and Drink
Leave the stress of cooking to us and just brings the sides and cake!
$75 (feeds approximately 30 people)
16 grilled Hamburgers + buns and 40 grilled Hotdogs + buns served on platters, condiment sauces, unlimited pink lemonade and water served ice cold in pitchers. Let us know the colors of your party and we will coordinate our trays to match. Need more burgers or dogs? Each additional box (16 burgers or 40 dogs) is $25 a box. Additional box price includes buns.
Horse Back Riding
$75 per horse per hour. Rental maybe used for 2 horses for 30 minutes. All rentals are lead and include 2 staff. All riders must wear a provided helmet and a guardian must sign a release for their child before the ride. Adults must also follow the same rules. Every rental includes a free 1 hour riding lessons where the birthday child can meet the horses and pick out their preferred horse for the party as well as ride. Lesson must be scheduled at least 1 week in advance, limit 1 per party. If a joint birthday party, free lesson can be split into 2-30 minutes lessons occurring back to back.
Swimming (lake or pool)
$150 per party per 20 swimmers
includes use of lake or pool with one lifeguard (Over 20 swimmers requires a second lifeguard at $50 per party)
Lifeguards are only watching for safety. All swimmers must be supervised by a parent or dedicated adult. Non-swimmers must wear a USCG approved flotation devise (provided by parent). Swimming in limited to the shallow end of the lake only (in-front of the docks).
$50 per hour
includes bait (hotdogs and bread), fishing poles and an attendant for the hour. No need to bring any supplies from home!
$50 per half hour
includes green John Deer tractor pulling a red hay wagon filled with soft, comfy hay.
$75 per hour
includes all equipment and 1 instructor. Instructor will teach the basics of archery and allow guests to shoot. Only 5 guest may shoot at a time so keep your time and number of interested guests in mind. You may need at add an additional hour to make sure everyone has plenty of time to shoot. Archery may be offered while other guests are eating/playing on the playground.
Looking for more information? Email Sandra at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Field Trips (week day only, no DCPS holidays)
$150 for up to 30 children aged 2+ (under 2, parents and teachers are free but may not participate in activities). Over 30 children? = $5 per additional child aged 2+.
1 attendant, 3 hour rental, playground use, space for large group game, tables for picnic lunch and a choice of 1-3 activities ~pony rides, interaction with horses, small animals, fishing, and archery (30 min- 1:30 hours per activity). Note, additional time may need to be added to activities depending on the interest of the group. Additional time must be prearranged and added fees paid.
Typical field trip schedule for 9 am – 12 pm.
9 ~ Arrival, Playground time
9:30-11:00~ Visit previously chosen activities for 30 minutes each activity. Groups larger than 30 split up and smaller groups stay together.
11:00 ~ Large group game or additional time added to activites
11:30 ~ Lunch, Playground time
12:30 ~ Time to say “see you next time!”
includes 6 hour private property rental for up to 50 guests (no food is included with weddings)
Ride on one of our gentle horses for $50 (includes a guide to lead the horse)
Does your group love to camp but hates long drives to the camp ground or long walks to the car/bathrooms or having to share the place with tons of other groups? Why not camp here in town and still have all the amenities! Rentals are a full weekend (Friday 6 pm to Sunday 3 pm). Want to swim, shoot archery, ride a horse, kayak or fish? Any, or all, of those can be added. Tent camp and coming soon, two 14 bed cabins. Bathrooms and showers are available close by. Birthday parties also occur on the weekends but their spaces will not interfere with yours. Birthday party times are 10-1 and 2-5. Want the place to your self? That can also be arranged. Perfect for Boy and Girl Scout troops, church youth groups, and large family gatherings. Email email@example.com for pricing.