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Stan Hywet continues holiday tradition while keeping festivities safe amid pandemic

Posted at 12:43 PM, Nov 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-28 12:44:02-05

AKRON, Ohio — Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens opened its holiday display “Deck the Hall: A Very Merry Christmas” Friday evening and will continue it on scheduled days through the end of December.

As in years past, guests will start the holiday tour in the Carriage House Courtyard featuring a large, brightly lit Christmas tree in the center of it all.

Guests will be able to stroll the gardens, illuminated with a million holiday lights and a holiday light show at the Great Garden.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the indoor Deck the Hall event in the historic Manor House will have limited capacity to ensure a healthy and safe experience.

The indoor tour is one-way and limited to the first floor, featuring 14 rooms decorated festively.

In order to attend the Deck the Hall event at Stan Hywet, tickets must be purchased in advance. Guests will not be able to purchase tickets in person.

The Deck the Halls display at Stan Hywet is held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the following days:

  • Nov. 27-28
  • Dec. 3-6
  • Dec. 10-23
  • Dec. 26-30

To purchase tickets, call 330-315-3287 or click here.