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SUSTAINABLE LIFE CELEBRATION FARM TOUR

All Facilities

 

Ovoka Farm’s commitment to sustainable practices doesn’t stop with our cattle and husbandry. In the midst of the chaos, we have found peace in the quiet of the Ovoka pastures and the calm of our forests. That peace sustains us as we go through our days and then rejuvenates us when we return. That peace also brings the clarity and calm to sustain our relationships, marriages, and families – in short, our lives. Throughout the years, we have welcomed couples to celebrate the start of their new life together and let the calm be the foundation for their lives to join and sustain on together. 

 

The Sustainable Life Celebration Farm Tour invites you and your private, limited number of guests to join together to celebrate the start of you and your loved one’s journey to a sustainable life together as we journey through the Ovoka Farm. 

 

The tour will commence at 9:00 am and will end at 12:00pm day-after. The tour from the hours of 9:00am until 4:00pm and 12:00am to 12:00pm is limited to the attendees and their 20 personal guests. The tour from 4:00 pm until 12:00am will be limited to 100 guests.

 

During the entirety of your tour, you and 20 of your private guests will enjoy full access to the main floor and the amenities of the Manor Home. The remaining farm tour guests will enjoy the grounds and will utilize the facilities provided by Ovoka, including the luxury restrooms. 

 

“I pulled up to the gate at the beautiful Ovoka Farm and the view took my breath away…with rolling hills and the most beautiful historic home and dozens of willow trees, I knew right away that this [photoshoot with Omar and Erika] was going to be good!” 

— Anna Marie Akins, Anna Marie Akins International Weddings and Anniversaries

The Grounds

Depending on number of guests, $3,000-$5,000

 

You and your guests may relax and enjoy the grounds throughout your tour and to ensure your comfort throughout your farm tour, we include shade and table seating. Scroll to read more about our rental options.

 

The Full Tasting

approximately $200 per guest

 

Following the tour, you and your guests will enjoy a Wagyu Tasting Menu prepared and served by your choice of one of Ovoka’s Resident Chef and Staff. You and your chef will work together to plan the menu, beverages, and the service plan (buffet, plate-seated, etc.).

 

Ovoka will provide serving staff. We will rely on you to provide the decorations and service items (china, silverware).

Your Choice Chef

You may wish to be responsible for all aspects of the tasting, including selecting your caterer and tasting servers, menu, beverages, and service items (china, silverware). Ovoka will gladly provide our F-1 Wagyu beef for the beef-based components of the tasting, including items such as bones for beef stock.

Tasting Brunch

approximately $75 per guest

 

The following morning, you may wish to enjoy a private tasting brunch for the attendees and 10 private guests starting at 9:30am to end around 11:30am. At 12:00pm, we will wish you safe travels and look forward to your 1st anniversary next year.

Farm Tour Agreement

ATTENTION: Please be aware that we are a working farm—be sure to look for and obey all signage regarding parking, pathways, and areas to which the public does not have access (it’s for your safety!). It is very important that you read ALL info regarding visiting and the rules on your Farm Tour. Your safety and the safety of our animals & staff are very important to us—please respect all rules and posted signs when at the farm. We appreciate your cooperation & patience! 

 

When you arrive we'll go over farm rules, but please note that pursuant to Virginia law, we must notify you that: 

Under Virginia law, there is no liability for an injury to or death of a participant in an agritourism activity conducted at this agritourism location if such injury or death results from the inherent risks of the agritourism activity. Inherent risks of agritourism activities include, among others, risks of injury inherent to land, equipment, and animals, as well as the potential for you to act in a negligent manner that may contribute to your injury or death. You are assuming the risk of participating in this agritourism activity. Chapter 64. Agritourism Activity Liability. § 3.2-6402. Notice required.

 

Tent, Tables, & Chairs

depending on number of guests for size, $3,000 - $5,500

 

For up to 50 guests:

  • 30×60 frame tent

  • Globe lighting for perimeter of tent

  • 12×15 cedar snap-lock dance floor w/ sub-flooring

  • 9 5′ round tables

  • 1 5′ half round table (for sweethearts)

  • 1 3′ round table (for cake)

  • 2 8′ rectangular tables (for food)

  • 2 6′ rectangular tables (for DJ and behind the bar)

  • 1 6′ rectangular bar setup (includes skirts)

  • 50 basic white folding chairs

 

For up to 100 guests:

  • 40×90 frame tent

  • Globe lighting for perimeter of tent

  • 18×21 cedar snap-lock dance floor w/ sub-flooring

  • 22 5′ round tables

  • 1 5′ half round table (for sweethearts)

  • 1 3′ round table (for cake)

  • 4 8′ rectangular tables (for food)

  • 4 6′ rectangular tables (for DJ, behind the bars, for gifts)

  • 2 6′ rectangular bar setups (including skirts)

  • 100 basic white folding chairs

  • Generator Costs: +$500-$1,250 (or more) depending on the electricity requirements.
     

Chandeliers

$50-$500/each (or more) based on what you choose for decoration

 

Flooring

Tent flooring can run anywhere between $1-$3.50 per square foot, so estimate between $250-$1,500+ depending on the type you choose, such as plastic or wood.

 

Tent heaters

$125+/each or more and you may need more than one heater for a larger size tent.

 

Bathrooms

Luxury trailer restrooms for guests other than the attendees and their approximately 15 private guests. Rental approximately $1000 - $2500