P.O. Box 340, Dillsburg, PA 17019 717.502.1440

Rent a Venue

Both Dills Tavern and Maple Shade Barn are available to rent for your private, historic moments. Contact our office to confirm availability for your event date before paying a deposit. You can reach out office at 717-502-1440, Tuesday through Friday from 11 am to 3 pm or email us at rentals@northernyorkhistorical.org. Thank you for your interest!

Rent Dills Tavern

Dills Tavern offers 2.5 acres of natural historic gardens and property, including the spectacular 18th Century Tavern and its magnificent brick courtyard and balcony. With easy access from Route 15 near Harrisburg, Dill’s Tavern is the perfect venue for casual or historic events.  This fully-restored National Register Historic Property can comfortably accommodate 60 guests in the upstairs ballroom, 30 guests in the downstairs Tap Room or Parlor, with the option of an outdoor setup in the courtyard and grounds allowing for a larger number of guests. 

Dills Tavern rentals include use of the facilities for 5 hours (set up and tear down must be within rental timeframe). Additional hours $50 per hour. Staff will be present for duration of the rental.

Email rentals@northernyorkhistorical.org or call 717-502-1440 to inquire about your event.

*NYCHAPS personnel must be on site for the duration of your event. An additional charge of $10/hour will be added to your venue cost to ensure our staff and volunteers are available to attend and supervise.

Dill's Tavern Upstairs or Downstairs30 downstairs, 40 upstairs4$800A NYCHAPS personnel must be on-site for entire event. $85 for each additional hour.
Dill's Tavern Full Property6$1200$75 for each additional hour.
Overnight Stay on Tavern Property (camping)$10/night per personNo access to Tavern. Rental includes access to bathrooms.
Photo by Quintay Creative

Rent Maple Shade Barn

Both Dill’s Tavern and Maple Shade Barn are fully-equipped with electricity and indoor plumbing to ensure a comfortable historic setting that will impress your guests with modern amenities for events such as bridal and baby showers, reunions, meetings, birthday parties, and more. All event times permit reasonable allowances for setup and cleanup before and after the event without additional charge. To hold a date, a signed contract and non-refundable deposit are required. Email rentals@northernyorkhistorical.org or call 717-502-1440 to inquire about your event.

Rentals at MSB include the use of facilities for 5 hours (set up and tear down must be within the rental timeframe). Additional hours cost $50 per hour. Night-before your event set up is dependent on availability. The renter is responsible for facilities during the rental timeframe. Staff will be on call in case of an emergency.

For intimate events, the vibrantly restored Maple Shade Barn is perfect for bridal and baby showers, birthday parties, family reunions, and more. This beautiful award-winning barn on a corner lot can hold up to 60 people indoors.  A rental tent can increase the capacity of the property to 200 people.  Indoor rentals include a spacious climate-controlled main room with tables and chairs, two bathrooms, and the option to rent our newly remodeled kitchen. The interior of the barn has a classic rustic feel with all modern amenities for your convenience.

Maple Shade Barn Main Room-Access to Venue
-Tables (10 round, 6 folding tables)
-Climate Control
4$250$40 for each additional hour
Commercial Kitchen-Access to kitchen during the booked event
-Includes fridge, range, and approved amenities
$100Kitchen fee may be added on to a Main Room rental

View The Facilities

To make an appointment to tour the facility, please email dkane@northernyorkhistorical.org or call 717-502-1440. Applications or payments can also be completed at the Maple Shade Barn office, located at 35 Greenbriar Lane in Dillsburg.