Signature Weddings. Stylish Events.


What was known historically as the Marion County Fair Barn now holds the title as a gorgeous wedding venue "A Fair Barn Exclusive Event Venue". You'll find the ceremony site views to be unlike any other. Say 'I do' under the gorgeous arch surrounded by beautiful landscaping, waterfalls and flowers in front of friends and family, Or under our brand new Gazebo, or inside our historical Barn.  Let your guests enjoy the views and cocktails while your photographers whisk you away to capture incredible wedding day photos throughout the property. Dance the night away under our Pavilion.

Corporate Meetings and Events

​Whether you are an experienced planner or pulled the short straw as this year's holiday party organizer, we can ensure your planning experience with us will be easy and stress-free. We service a variety of corporate meetings and events. Our skilled professionals can help make your corporate event a success and make you look good in the process!.

Social Events

Playing host is fun, cleaning dishes is not. Let us do all the work.  Need a reason to host an event? Here are a few...baptism, baby or bridal shower, anniversary party, birthday party, retirement party, celebration of life, rehearsal dinner, "friendsgiving"...the options are endless and always enjoyable at A Fair Barn Event Venue. 

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Tel 618-740-1515 

3416 Hotze Road. Salem, IL 62881

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Photo Credit to: Steffen Harris Photography, Amy Attaberry Photography, Amanda Mitchell Photography, Lawing Photography, Simpson Photograph and NW Gallery