Hower House

60 Fir Hill, The University Of Akron, Akron, OH
Capacity: 70 people

About Hower House

Hower House is a Second Empire Italianate structure, built in 1871 by Akron Industrialist, John Henry Hower and his wife, Susan Youngker Hower. This elegant home is filled with unique treasures and furnishings collected by the Hower Family during their travels around the world. The venue is open for public and private tours, as well as group tours. The facility remains one of the finest and best preserved examples of its style in the country and is on the National Historic Landmark registry. Weddings, receptions, bridal showers, rehearsal dinners, engagement parties, anniversary parties or other intimate gatherings come alive inside this unique 1871 Victorian masterpiece. It is the perfect setting for meetings, corporate board luncheons, dinners, receptions or retreats. In addition to the air-conditioned interior, the grounds may also be rented.

Package Pricing

Meeting Rental
Attendees: 10-200 | $100 /event
Pricing for meetings only
Event Rental
Attendees: 10-200 | $350 /event
Pricing for all event types

Event Spaces

Hower House
Hower House
The Grounds
Venue Types
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 70
  • Number of Event/Function Spaces: 2