The Nagel Emporium at Abbey Farms

Day of Rental Details

Each single-day venue rental includes eight consecutive hours of exclusive Nagel Emporium usage. This includes the private, climate-controlled Nagel Emporium hall with modern indoor restroom facilities. Your guests will park on a paved, private lot. The farm grounds immediately surrounding The Nagel Emporium is available for your use as well.

With your rental, you will receive all service, head and banquet tables with standard floor-length black, white, or ivory tablecloths. We provide Chiavari-style chairs and standard centerpieces. We assign an event coordinator for each event.

Additional Nagel Emporium costs include food service and beverage service, as well as venue embellishments and decorating. You can choose to add a photo ride via our farm tractor and wagon. We have other options available, so set up a tour today. We are happy to show you around and prepare a personalized estimate for you. Call 630-966-7775 or email events@abbeyfarms.org to schedule a tour and visit. We are here to help!

Venue Rental Seasonal Pricing

January 2 through March 31

Monday – Thursday $3,000

Friday $3,750

Saturday $4,250

Sunday $3,750

Weekday Holiday $4,000

April 1 through Mid-September and December Dates

Monday – Thursday $3,750

Friday $5,500

Saturday $6,250

Sunday $5,500

Weekday Holiday $5,750

Catering & Food Service

Plan the perfect meal for your reception at The Nagel Emporium by using any of our selected caterers below. By choosing one of our preferred caterers and bakeries, you’ll know that they will bring that special something to make your event one to remember! From exquisite food and delicious appetizers to first-class service, each of our selected caterers delivers a wonderful experience from start to finish.

Our current selected caterers are:

Angeli’s Catering

Belgio’s Catering

Chef by Request

Enticing Cuisine

Pal Joey’s

Tasteful Affairs

Uncle Bub’s BBQ

Our current selected bakeries are:

DeEtta’s Bakery

The Sugar Path

Nothing Bundt Cakes (Wheaton Store)

Vanilla Sugar Bakery

Decorating the Venue: Garland & Lace

Abbey Farms offers two ways to decorate for your special day, DIY or contract with Garland & Lace.  Garland & Lace is a specialty rental and staging company. They work exclusively at The Nagel Emporium of Abbey Farms. They offer more than just a collection of vintage finds and props. Services include design consultation and venue staging, candy and popcorn buffets, unique décor, furniture rentals and much more. They can take care of all the decorating, or simply fulfill some of your requests. It is up to you!

If you have a design inspiration, Garland & Lace takes pride in making your dream come true. From the smallest of details to a dramatic statement piece, you are covered. Garland & Lace’s collection includes large items like a shabby chic mantle and antique window frames. Vintage finds include bud vases and china teacups, as well as all the items necessary to create a stunning sweet table. Garland & Lace truly is a one-stop shop for all your décor needs. Check out their website at https://www.garlandlace.com today.