a Banquets - Weddings - Meetings - Picnics - Catering - Lancaster - Mount Joy


Our Sales Office is open Monday through Friday from 9:30am till 4:00pm and by appointment. Any question you ask is important, and we encourage you to ask! The following questions come up quite often.

Have you been in business long?
Our first catered event was a small dinner party. That was back on September 15, 1985!

What are your prices?
Each group is different and every event is different, but we have developed very fair pricing based on typical needs and wants. Please take a moment to go to the contact page on this website. We will get you the pricing and any other material that you need.

How far do you travel?
Our primary areas of service are Lancaster, Dauphin and York Counties. However, for a small added travel charge, we have traveled to Cumberland, Adams, Lebanon, Berks and Chester Counties as well.

How many people are you able to accommodate?
This varies by the menu and style of the event. Following are typical averages:

At your location

  • Wedding Receptions from 30+ guests

  • Corporate Lunch or Breakfast from 20+ guests

  • Open Houses and Grand Openings from 50+ guests

  • Picnics from 30+ guests

  • Other types of events - Ask us!

Acorn Farms Reception and Conference Center

  • Wedding Receptions with a Seated Dinner from 30 to 220 guests

  • Wedding Receptions with "Buffet" or "Party Stations" from 50 to 180 guests

  • Wedding Receptions with "Family Style" from 60 to 180 guests

  • Corporate Lunch or Breakfast from 6 to 200 guests

  • Meeting or Seminar up to 200 guests

Are you licensed and insured?
This is a very important question to ask any business you ever deal with. All of our facilities are inspected and licensed by the PA Department of Agriculture. Our insurance coverage includes product liability, personal injury, worker's compensation and fire & theft.

What types of menus do you have?
We believe that simple is best. The vast majority of our food is made from scratch on the day of your event. In terms of style, our "main cuisine" could be called "Classic American." However, we make excellent German, Italian, Asian, French, Mexican, Mediterranean and Kosher style foods. The printed menus that we have relate to types of events. You may view many of these on this web site, or request them by calling our office.

How many servers will work my event?
Quite a few of our events or deliveries are serviced by just one of our experienced staff. Most dinners and wedding receptions have a server per each 15-25 guests (depending on the menu or style of service). Events at your location require staff for delivery, set-up and clean-up, which are calculated for each group individually.

Do your Event Coordinators attend the party?
Normally they do not, but there are some occasions when they may stop by at the beginning to help greet your guests.

What are your office hours?
Our Main Office in Mount Joy is open Monday through Friday from 9:30am until 4:00pm (unless we have a large event off-site). We will also schedule a meeting during the evening or weekends at your convenience. Please call to make an appointment.

Do you accept credit cards?
Yes we do! (Visa, MasterCard, Discover/Novus and American Express). We also accept checks or cash!

Do you offer payment terms?
Established business accounts may be granted credit upon completion of a Credit Application.

How do I reserve a date?
There are two ways to do this!

  1. Go to the contact page on this site and fill in the blanks, then submit.

  2. Or, call our office at (717) 653-6182 and speak with one of our Special Event Coordinators.


About US

At Acorn Farms Reception and Conference Center, we help make your event spectacular. We are a special event company... Continue Reading




"Lauren, their wedding coordinator, was simply incredible! She went above and beyond what was necessary."

--- Ashley Thompson TheKnot.com

Get in Touch

  • Phone:
    (717) 653-6182
  • Fax: (717) 653-8086
  • Email:
  • Address:
    3141 Mount Joy Road - Mount Joy, PA 17552