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Oak-K Farm

Lakeland , FL
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1349, Cherry Lane
Lakeland, FL 33811 US (map)

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863-646-8247

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A great place to have a relaxed and wonderful wedding experience. We have it all here at the Oak-K Farm, Honeymoon Suite, Gazebo, Reception Hall, Horse & Carriage, a bar area, friendly... Read more
A great place to have a relaxed and wonderful wedding experience. We have it all here at the Oak-K Farm, Honeymoon Suite, Gazebo, Reception Hall, Horse & Carriage, a bar area, friendly folks to help you. Most of all our prices are low enough as not to break the bank, so check us out.. Read less
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Brittany
Wedding:
12/6/2014
5.0/5.0
Joyce and Jim were extremely helpful. After a rough start to our weeding week, with the prior owners, they saved the day for us. Our wedding went off with out any hiccups. We are so thankful they were there to help us on our special day. Wedding venue is a great outside wedding with inside reception. We just loved it!
Joyce and Jim were extremely helpful. After a rough start to our weeding week, with the prior owners, they saved the day Read more...
Joyce and Jim were extremely helpful. After a rough start to our weeding week, with the prior owners, they saved the day for us. Our wedding went off with out any hiccups. We are so thankful they were there to help us on our special day. Wedding venue is a great outside wedding with inside reception. We just loved it! Read less
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David
Wedding:
3/14/2014
5.0/5.0
Jim and Joyce run a professional and honest business. Their straight forward approach is refreshing. They give honest advice when appropriate but make it very clear that the choices were always ours. Their experience and input was always refreshing. Their vendor suggestions were spot on. We shopped around for many alternatives for DJ, Photographer and baker but found ourselves going with Joyce and Jim's recommendations.

Everyone at the Farm and associated with the Farm had a down home feel. They all knew their place in the event and executed with precision. Anytime there was a question to be asked or last minute need they could easily be found. Our day went without any problems and the focus remained on the wedding party. There were times we didn't notice the staff was even there. It was almost like there were elves that were always one step ahead of our needs.

Jim and Joyce seem to know why couples end up selecting their venue and make no promises they cannot keep. We did a lot of shopping around before selecting the Farm. We saw lots of up selling and vendors that wanted to squeeze every last cent out of us. This was not the case at the Farm. I think Jim and Joyce have a good idea about the needs of a couple trying to get a good start on life and they respect the idea of getting a good start for the new couple.
Jim and Joyce run a professional and honest business. Their straight forward approach is refreshing. They give honest Read more...
Jim and Joyce run a professional and honest business. Their straight forward approach is refreshing. They give honest advice when appropriate but make it very clear that the choices were always ours. Their experience and input was always refreshing. Their vendor suggestions were spot on. We shopped around for many alternatives for DJ, Photographer and baker but found ourselves going with Joyce and Jim's recommendations.

Everyone at the Farm and associated with the Farm had a down home feel. They all knew their place in the event and executed with precision. Anytime there was a question to be asked or last minute need they could easily be found. Our day went without any problems and the focus remained on the wedding party. There were times we didn't notice the staff was even there. It was almost like there were elves that were always one step ahead of our needs.

Jim and Joyce seem to know why couples end up selecting their venue and make no promises they cannot keep. We did a lot of shopping around before selecting the Farm. We saw lots of up selling and vendors that wanted to squeeze every last cent out of us. This was not the case at the Farm. I think Jim and Joyce have a good idea about the needs of a couple trying to get a good start on life and they respect the idea of getting a good start for the new couple. Read less
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brittany
Wedding:
9/15/2013
5.0/5.0
We recently had our wedding here & this venue is absolutely gorgeous!
I loved everything about the property & the service was also wonderful. It did rain but the staff was equipped w/ umbrellas & handed them to the guest. The carriage ride was excellent. The food was awesome, we had the bbq ribs & chicken!
My husband mentioned that when we renew our vows we should do it again here :)
Thank you Jim & Joyce for making our day.that much more special.
We recently had our wedding here & this venue is absolutely gorgeous!
I loved everything about the property & the Read more...
We recently had our wedding here & this venue is absolutely gorgeous!
I loved everything about the property & the service was also wonderful. It did rain but the staff was equipped w/ umbrellas & handed them to the guest. The carriage ride was excellent. The food was awesome, we had the bbq ribs & chicken!
My husband mentioned that when we renew our vows we should do it again here :)
Thank you Jim & Joyce for making our day.that much more special. Read less
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John
Wedding:
9/15/2013
4.6/5.0
I am a professional photographer and I photographed the Way Wedding at OAK Farms on 9-15. I was really impressed with both the venue and the staff. The property is gorgeous, eight acres with paddocks, barns, and beautifull live oak trees. The wedding gazebo is pretty. The owner and staff are very photographer friendly. The food was super, down home barbecue ribs and chicken. The venue also features a horse and carriage for the bride and groom that is straight out of Cinderella. Unfortunately we had a rain event but their staff was their almost instantaneously passing out umbrellas. I have photographed many an outdoor wedding and this was the best rustic venue I have ever been to in the Bay area. I can't comment on the cost because I was hired by the bride and groom as their wedding photographer.
I am a professional photographer and I photographed the Way Wedding at OAK Farms on 9-15. I was really impressed with both Read more...
I am a professional photographer and I photographed the Way Wedding at OAK Farms on 9-15. I was really impressed with both the venue and the staff. The property is gorgeous, eight acres with paddocks, barns, and beautifull live oak trees. The wedding gazebo is pretty. The owner and staff are very photographer friendly. The food was super, down home barbecue ribs and chicken. The venue also features a horse and carriage for the bride and groom that is straight out of Cinderella. Unfortunately we had a rain event but their staff was their almost instantaneously passing out umbrellas. I have photographed many an outdoor wedding and this was the best rustic venue I have ever been to in the Bay area. I can't comment on the cost because I was hired by the bride and groom as their wedding photographer. Read less
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r
Wedding:
9/1/2013
5.0/5.0
I was very pleased with Jim and Joyce and their professionalism. The grounds were beautiful everything was a dream come true.I cannot express how happy I am with everything and I highly recommend the oak k farm to any bride.thank you so much Jim and Joyce for making my wedding one of the easiest and most unforgettable day if my life.
I was very pleased with Jim and Joyce and their professionalism. The grounds were beautiful everything was a dream come Read more...
I was very pleased with Jim and Joyce and their professionalism. The grounds were beautiful everything was a dream come true.I cannot express how happy I am with everything and I highly recommend the oak k farm to any bride.thank you so much Jim and Joyce for making my wedding one of the easiest and most unforgettable day if my life. Read less
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Jaimi
Wedding:
5/25/2013
5.0/5.0
Yesterday as I was getting ready to photograph a wedding at this venue, I came across this page and the reviews...I was a little apprehensive after another review that I read, but was so incredibly pleased when I got there. First, the venue is amazing, perfect for a rustic/country wedding! Second, I was greeted by Jim & Joyce (the owners) who offered me a quick tour. They were very kind. I have worked alot of venues, and this one is clean, organized, and their only mission is to make sure the bride gets whatever she needs/wants on her wedding day. The day ran smooth, and on time. I would have to say...in my experience, this venue is first class and I would be honored to photograph another wedding at this venue and will absolutely recommend it to my future brides!
Yesterday as I was getting ready to photograph a wedding at this venue, I came across this page and the reviews...I was a Read more...
Yesterday as I was getting ready to photograph a wedding at this venue, I came across this page and the reviews...I was a little apprehensive after another review that I read, but was so incredibly pleased when I got there. First, the venue is amazing, perfect for a rustic/country wedding! Second, I was greeted by Jim & Joyce (the owners) who offered me a quick tour. They were very kind. I have worked alot of venues, and this one is clean, organized, and their only mission is to make sure the bride gets whatever she needs/wants on her wedding day. The day ran smooth, and on time. I would have to say...in my experience, this venue is first class and I would be honored to photograph another wedding at this venue and will absolutely recommend it to my future brides! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
5/22/2013
5.0/5.0
This is the best place to get married. The service is great and I was very pleased with everything
This is the best place to get married. The service is great and I was very pleased with everything
This is the best place to get married. The service is great and I was very pleased with everything Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
2.8/5.0
Beautiful backdrop setting. Made it where you really did not need an over abundance of decor. Wish there could have been more flexibility with the times to decorate and take down.
Beautiful backdrop setting. Made it where you really did not need an over abundance of decor. Wish there could have been Read more...
Beautiful backdrop setting. Made it where you really did not need an over abundance of decor. Wish there could have been more flexibility with the times to decorate and take down. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
0.8/5.0
Wow - as a professional photographer going on 4 years I have never written a bad review, and I'm sorry that this is my first. I have never been treated so poorly by a fellow vendor, and have never watched my clients and their bridal party and family be treated poorly either. The owners of Oak K Farms are very traditional and have expectations of how things are done. There is no "thinking outside the box" and if you try and stray from their traditional ideas, they lose patience quickly.

They made several recommendations as to which lenses I should use for which shots, they posed my bride and bridesmaids in horrible, cheesy poses, and poor lighting. I was yelled infront of the bride, bridal party and other onlookers for not responding to a question quickly enough, and when I politely asked the owner to move from the shot so I could get the bride, he rudely told me to wait and that he was assisting her with her shoes (anyone else's job but the owners?!). In my opinion, the owner of a venue should not be heard, and rarely seen, working behind the scenes to ensure a successful event - not in the shot, directing poses!

I'm sad to say I will not book a bride at this location again.
Wow - as a professional photographer going on 4 years I have never written a bad review, and I'm sorry that this is my Read more...
Wow - as a professional photographer going on 4 years I have never written a bad review, and I'm sorry that this is my first. I have never been treated so poorly by a fellow vendor, and have never watched my clients and their bridal party and family be treated poorly either. The owners of Oak K Farms are very traditional and have expectations of how things are done. There is no "thinking outside the box" and if you try and stray from their traditional ideas, they lose patience quickly.

They made several recommendations as to which lenses I should use for which shots, they posed my bride and bridesmaids in horrible, cheesy poses, and poor lighting. I was yelled infront of the bride, bridal party and other onlookers for not responding to a question quickly enough, and when I politely asked the owner to move from the shot so I could get the bride, he rudely told me to wait and that he was assisting her with her shoes (anyone else's job but the owners?!). In my opinion, the owner of a venue should not be heard, and rarely seen, working behind the scenes to ensure a successful event - not in the shot, directing poses!

I'm sad to say I will not book a bride at this location again. Read less
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Karen
Wedding:
1/25/2013
4.9/5.0
Jan 25, 2013 6:26pm
Just wanted to share a quick video of our beautiful wedding venue/day at the Oak-K Farm! Jim and Joyce made our event flow so smoothly from the first day we met until we hugged goodbye at the end of our wedding day. I can't recommend them highly enough. They were competent, compassionate, and man can they COOK! Our...See More
— in Pinellas Park, FL.
Jan 25, 2013 6:26pm
Just wanted to share a quick video of our beautiful wedding venue/day at the Oak-K Farm! Jim and Read more...
Jan 25, 2013 6:26pm
Just wanted to share a quick video of our beautiful wedding venue/day at the Oak-K Farm! Jim and Joyce made our event flow so smoothly from the first day we met until we hugged goodbye at the end of our wedding day. I can't recommend them highly enough. They were competent, compassionate, and man can they COOK! Our...See More
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