Cleveland Wedding Venue Spotlight: Stan Hywet
Danielle Toth
Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens encompasses 70 acres of beautiful gardens and grounds in Akron. With both indoor and outdoor spaces to suit your needs, Stan Hywet is perfect for engagement photos, wedding ceremonies and receptions.  Originally built...

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Cleveland Wedding Venue Spotlight: Stan Hywet
Danielle Toth

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Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens encompasses 70 acres of beautiful gardens and grounds in Akron.

With both indoor and outdoor spaces to suit your needs, Stan Hywet is perfect for engagement photos, wedding ceremonies and receptions. 

Originally built in 1912 for F.A. Seiberling, co-founder of The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, and his wife, Gertrude, ”Stan Hywet” is Old English for stone quarry.

Landscape Architect Warren Manning and Manor House Architect Charles Schneider and positioned the historic 65-room Manor House to take advantage of the stunning views of the Cuyahoga Valley and created gardens to blend with the architecture, according to Stan Hywet’s website. 

Reception locations include:

  • Manor House Reception Hall – Can accommodate 175 guests and features a fireplace hearth and balcony.
  • Carriage House Reception Hall – Former housing for carriages and automobiles that includes French doors that open to a tented patio. Can accommodate 125 guests.
  • Tented locations – Several locations around the grounds are reserved for tented outdoor receptions.

Ceremony locations include:

  • Manor House – In front of the home and its historic Tudor revival architecture, including leaded glass windows. 
  • South Terrace at the London Plane Tree Allée – Features a natural aisle and the full-length windows of the Music Room.
  • West Terrace  – An English garden arrangement that opens from the Manor House, joins the  lawn and extends to the West Terrace Overlook and the Cuyahoga Valley.
  • The Hidden Aspect – North of the Tea Houses, the Hidden Aspect is a dry stone picnic pavilion, was restored and reopened in 2017 with views of the vistas overlooking the Cuyahoga Valley.
  • The Dell – Shaded by tall trees canopy and the site of the wedding ceremony of Virginia Seiberling, who was married here in October 1919.
  • The English Garden – A hidden sunken garden featuring perennials for small weddings.
  • The Tea Houses and the Birch Tree Allée – A walkway lined with more than 100 silver birch trees leading to the tea houses.

Weddings include experienced staff and talented professional wedding consultants, as well as complimentary access to the grounds for wedding day photography, the website states.

For more information on Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, 714 North Portage Path, Akron, OH 44303, call (330) 315-3210, email magic@stanhywet.org or fill out the online wedding request form

And be sure to check out our video highlighting this historic and beautiful venue!

 

 

Address

4908 Van Epps Rd., Brooklyn Heights, Ohio 44131

Phone Number

(216) - 870 - 4513

Monday - Friday

10AM - 6PM

F.A.Q.

Do I get to meet my DJ?

Of Course! This is your big day, we want you to be comfortable and able to build a rapport with your DJ. We encourage open communication between us and our clients. We can set-up face to face meetings, video calls, and teleconferences.

How do I secure my date?

We ask that when you are ready to book, you give us a signed contract and a $600 deposit. The initial deposit comes off the final balance. After that, you are locked in to your date. Payment plans are available, but we do not require the final balance until a week before your wedding.

Are there any hidden fees?

No. All prices you see include tax, set-up & tear-down, and travel to most places. When paying with credit card there is a 3.8% convenience fee. No fees when paying by check or cash.

Do you work with other vendors?

Yes! While we have partnerships with vendors, we do not require you use them exclusively. You can always book us independently and we’ll ensure that all vendors are on the same page throughout the entire planning process and evening.

Address

4908 Van Epps Rd., Brooklyn Heights, Ohio 44131

Phone Number

(216) - 870 - 4513

Monday - Friday

10AM - 6PM

F.A.Q.

Do I get to meet my DJ?

Of Course! This is your big day, we want you to be comfortable and able to build a rapport with your DJ. We encourage open communication between us and our clients. We can set-up face to face meetings, video calls, and teleconferences.

How do I secure my date?

We ask that when you are ready to book, you give us a signed contract and a $600 deposit. The initial deposit comes off the final balance. After that, you are locked in to your date. Payment plans are available, but we do not require the final balance until a week before your wedding.

Are there any hidden fees?

No. All prices you see include tax, set-up & tear-down, and travel to most places. When paying with credit card there is a 3.8% convenience fee. No fees when paying by check or cash.

Do you work with other vendors?

Yes! While we have partnerships with vendors, we do not require you use them exclusively. You can always book us independently and we’ll ensure that all vendors are on the same page throughout the entire planning process and evening.

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