Experiences at South Pond Farms

Picnics

at South Pond Farms

Enjoy the simplicity of quality, local goodies here on Farm in the Kawartha Lakes of Ontario.

Experience an old-fashioned private picnic. Breathe deeply. Relax. Savour fresh, rich flavours. Enjoy our pastoral setting surrounded by hills, pond and forest views.

On a road trip to discover Ontario? Touring the countryside? Bring a friend, your family or a small group out to the farm. Whatever the weather, settle inside the heritage barn or silo or wander the trails and spread your blanket with a grand view of the pond. The choice is yours.

How it works

Select a picnic time and pick up your South Pond market bag curated by Danielle and filled with local provisions from some of the best purveyors in the Kawarthas. 

Stroll first or later and then sample, nibble and sip the terroir of South Pond Farms, located on the edge of the Oak Ridges Moraine

A Country Picnic

$78 per picnic or per 2 people

A Country Picnic

Includes 2 hour picnic for two people

Each picnic bag comes in an illustrated canvas bag containing glasses, a spreader, napkins, a wooden charcuterie board and trail map

note: items may be substituted with a similar alternative based on availability.

+ Option to add wine, cider or beer

+ BYO tablecloth or blanket or option to purchase a hand woven turkish Pokoloko blanket to take home with you. so bring both for the best of a country outing.

Picnics are available to book between May-November.

The Illustrated market bag is a take home for leftovers, a happy reminder of your visit or re-fill with goodies from our store. I look forward to being your host!

We thank our friends at the Millbrook Mercantile, Mickaels Bakery, Jill Brett, Carlyle Apps, Ralph McKim and Jean Garsonnin, Erin’s little bake shoppe and other local neighbours and purveyors who provide their support in our picnic experiences.

Booking with a group?

A Country Picnic Social

Have yourself a country picnic social. Treat your friends to a perfect country picnic. The only job you have is to invite your guests and arrive. We do all the work to curate a beautiful picnic experience. Enjoy everything in our A Country Picnic experience + PLUS We provide blankets, pillows, flowers, an ice filled bucket, lawn games and a beautiful country setting.

Each of your guests receives their own personal market bag, and a special South Pond Farms three preserve gift set which includes, our hotter than hades honey, fire roasted garlic jam and garden chili pepper jam wrapped and ready to take home.

Fill out the INQUIRE form below so we can understand a little more about your event and send you some additional information and pricing.

Prices start at $98 per person*
*discounts may apply for large groups

Private Events

at South Pond Farms

We offer curated special events to make your occasion unforgettable. Enjoy private use of the farm, cocktails and appetizers outside by the stone oven surrounded by gardens and rolling fields. Wander over to visit the animals or hike on our trails. Settle in for a private, delicious meal in our restored century barn at long harvest tables with your group. We will ensure the same level of service and attention to detail that we bring to all of our events at South Pond Farms to make sure yours is unforgettable. 

 

Our farm is a perfect location for any special occasion including milestone celebrations, bachelorette parties and showers, private parties and corporate gatherings. At the end of your event, stay in our cottage overnight with up to 4 guests. 

We want planning your event to be easy

Choosing South Pond for your event makes planning easy. Everything you will need is right here at the farm, and if you want anything extra, we can connect you with our network of local vendors and services.

Venue

Venue

Restored 150-year-old Barn
Long harvest tables
Up to 120 Guests
Outdoor cocktail reception area
Audio visual equipment
Endless photography opportunities
Farm animals
More about South Pond

Our Services

Our Services

Food Services provided by BE Catering
Planning and Coordination
Licensed Bar
Florals and Decor

Extra's

Extra's

Transportation services
Photography
Workshops
Musician / DJ

Pricing and Packages

at South Pond Farms

Private Brunches start at $145 per person

Private Dinners start at $165 per person

 

Pricing does vary depending on the details of your event including the size, duration and date. Please inquire to tell us more about the event you would like to plan in the form.

Farm Events

seasonal dinners and workshops

We hold seasonal long table dinners, workshops and events throughout the year. These are ticketed events that you can attend by yourself or with a small group. All events at South Pond Farms aim to leave guests enriched by the simplicity of good food and connection to each other and relax amongst naturally beautiful surroundings.

 

You will find events here as they are scheduled

Mother's Day Country Picnic

May 9th 2021
11:30am-3:30pm

note: Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are currently not holding any long-table dinner events or workshops at the farm at the moment.

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Do you have a gift card?

If you bought or received a gifted dining experience card for one of our 2020 events, we have extended use to 2021. 

You may also now use the gift card for any of our products or services. That means you can apply it towards a private event, a future ticket or any of our products. More info >