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Salomon Old Barn Rental  Salomon Learning Center Rental

Rental Opportunities

2018 Reservations  

All fee information is itemized in the Rental Agreement Form. 

Please note:

Old Barn rental fees have increased effective January 2nd, 2018.

8-hour weekend (Fri – Sun) rentals will increase to $700. All other Old Barn rentals will remain the same.

Check out the following links for additional information:

Salomon Old Barn Rental Agreement Form including Rules and Provisions 

Salomon Farm Approved Vendor List

General Reservation Information

The Old Barn may be reserved from May-October. 

For all security questions please refer to the Agreement Form.

Booking for 2019 begins January 2, 2018!

All reservations will be made with the Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Department at 705 E. State Blvd. Fort Wayne, Indiana 46805 or 260-427-6000.  Dates are not guaranteed without a completed rental agreement and a processed deposit.

Salomon Farm Park Construction:

The excitement is building…
To improve the park and add more amenities several renovation and construction projects will take place in 2018. Please pardon our construction while we undergo these exciting improvements!

Dupont Road will be under construction between Coldwater Rd. and the Salomon Park entrance beginning in April.  Approach the park from Lima Road. 

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Opportunities to View the Barn 

Spring Open Houses

March 28, April 11, May 9
7-8 pm

The open houses are the perfect time to come see the barn, take measurements, and pick up a floor plan that you can use for your planning. Staff will be available on-site at this time.  However, due to the number of people that typically attend open houses,  renters are encouraged to contact Kellie Adkins, Manager of Outdoor Recreation, either before or after the open house with any questions you may have so she can personally assist you.  Kellie can be reached at 260-427-6005 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.    We recommend that potential Old Barn renters read the Old Barn Rental Agreement form in full before making inquiries.  

Future Opportunities to View the Barn Announced on Facebook
Open house dates and times are for current and potential renters who would like to see the barn in person.  Future dates will be announced on our Facebook page:  

Check Salomon Farm out on Facebook!



Beautiful scenery and the authentic Indiana Farm offers a perfect backdrop for any event!

Salomon Farm now offers two rental opportunities. The Barn rental is the perfect setting
for weddings, receptions, reunions and other special events and the Learning Center is
available for small business and community meetings.

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Barn Rental

This magnificent old building sits majestically along Dupont Road on a small working farm operated by the Parks and Recreation Department. The peaceful, bucolic setting includes a pond, wetlands, livestock pens, vegetable gardens, prairie grasses and crop fields. The barn, originally built in the late 1800’s, housed livestock and stored farm equipment and served the farm for over 100 years.

The barn has been restored to capture the rustic look of the historical structure. The old barn features a large seating area and tables for up to 170 guests and a separate room for the catering operation. A separate but adjacent building houses the restrooms. The Old Barn may be reserved from May-October. 
Rentals fees begin as low as $335 for six hours Monday-Thursday or $620 for eight hours Friday-Sunday, with additional time being available Friday-Sunday for an additional fee per hour.

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Check out the Old Barn Rental Agreement form for information about security .  You can now view the Alcohol Special Use Policy that pertains to the rental of certain park facilities, including Salomon Barn, if interested.

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Salomon Farm provides stunning backdrops for perfect photos. Photo credits to: Rebecca Shehorn Photography and Carrier Weaver Photography.  


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The simplicity of the barn and the outdoor scenery provided a beautiful backdrop for my daughter's reception.  Susan L.

Barn Dedication

On October 4, 2006 there was a special dedication of the renovated historic barn built in 1871.


The Wolf Family Learning Center Rental

The Wolf Family Learning Center is currently under construction and is not available for rental. Check back in August for rental opportunities.



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