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

Rent a Venue

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 clean up before and after event without additional charge. To hold a date, a non-refundable deposit of $50 is required. Email rentals@northernyorkhistorical.org or call 717-502-1440 to inquire about your event.

Rent Dill’s Tavern

Dill’s 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 40 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.


FacilityMaximum OccupancyMaximum HoursAmountNotes
Dill's Tavern Full Property4$800A NYCHAPS personnel must be on-site for entire event. $85 for each additional hour.
Dill's Tavern Upstairs404$400$75 for each additional hour.
Dill's Tavern Downstairs304$400Tap room or parlor.
$75 for each additional hour.
Overnight Stay on Tavern Property (camping)$10/night per personNo access to Tavern. Rental includes access to bathrooms.
Overnight Stay in Tavern$25/night per personA NYCHAPS personnel must be on-site for entire event.

Photograph of Dill’s Tavern interior by CANISTER
Flowers by C&J Catering


Rent Maple Shade Barn

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 dining room with tables and chairs, a kitchen, and two bathrooms. The interior of the barn has a classic rustic feel with all modern amenities for your convenience. Email rentals@northernyorkhistorical.org or call 717-502-1440 inquire about your event.


FacilityMaximum OccupancyMaximum HoursAmountNote
Maple Shade Barn, large room60 sitting, 75 class setting4$150$40 for each additional hour
Maple Shade Barn, large room per hour60 sitting, 75 class setting1$50/hourFor events less than 4 hours


Photograph of Maple Shade Barn interior by CANISTER