Want to plan a unique and extraordinary meeting, event or wedding? We have a whole host of facilities ranging from Lakeside beauty to eclectic, artistic college town atmosphere. Visit Lorain County will help you succeed and reach your meeting and event goals. We offer the following services for meeting and event planners:
Promotional materials for all of your attendees. These can be mailed in advance or can be picked up at our Visitor Center at 8025 Leavitt Rd., Amherst, OH.
• Adventure and Visitor Info Guides to Lorain County: 48-page full-color catalogs that beautifully showcase North Central Ohio’s natural beauty and entice your attendees.
• Calendar of Events
• Back Roads and Beaches Multi-sport route map. Even if your attendees aren’t cycling, this map highlights museums, galleries, wineries and great spots to eat in the most beautiful and scenic parts of Lorain County.
• Area maps, attractions and dining information
• We can connect you with over 100 of our member businesses who can provide services such as lodging, catering, transportation, spa, recreation, event planning and business services.
• Activity planning: We can provide information and suggested itineraries for attendees, spouses and children for downtime fun.
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The following is a list of some great facilities to consider when planning your wedding, meeting, family reunion or other event in Lorain County.
Altitude Trampoline Parks are the world's premier trampoline facilities that offer fun and exercise for people of all ages. With brand new facilities and custom-designed parks, you'll find it hard to find an experience anywhere like one that Altitude brings.
The closest campgrounds to the Cleveland Metropolitan area, American Wilderness Campground and Event Center offers beautiful wooded and lake campsites.
The Amherst Historical Society's mission is to promote and educate the general public of the history of the Amherst area.
The Avon Lake Public Library is an independent library serving as a public information provider through traditional materials, innovative technology, and exciting programming for lifelong learning, exploration, and discovery.
Scan ponds for waterfowl; hike the trail for woodland nesters.
Originally constructed in 1830, the George Clifton Barn is a rustic and cozy venue perfect for your next group event. Nearly two centuries old, the barn has been meticulously restored while preserving the charm of the original stately English-style design
Common Ground is a non-profit organization located on 21 beautiful acres providing a variety of services to expand potential in youth, adults, and businesses.
Whether you dream of an elegant affair or a simple celebration, DeLuca's Place in the Park will assist you in making those dreams come true.
First Baptist Church, with its rich spiritual heritage and balanced biblical ministries, strives to honor God through vibrant, contagious WORSHIP, penetrating, evangelistic OUTREACH, compassionate, caring FELLOWSHIP, and dynamic, servant-producing DISCIPLESHIP. We have Bible Studies, Classes and Activities for the entire family. We offer Nursery Services (Sunday’s and Wednesday’s), Children’s Sunday School, Teen Youth Group, College and Career Ministries and a number of Adult and Senior Adult Bible Study groups.
The John A. Spitzer Conference Center provides a multi-purpose venue for conferences, seminars, events and workshops.
42 acres of lake front property for the public to enjoy.
172nd Lorain County Fair August 20–27, 2017.
The Lorain County Transportation and Community Center is a renovated train station that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Lorain Port Authority promotes waterborne commerce, provide economic development opportunities in Lorain, and to enhance public access to our waterways.
Offers a variety of services from hosting large conferences to rentals for small gatherings and weddings.
Parker's Grille and Tavern presents Parker's Event Center, ideal for meetings, weddings, parties and more. The center can accommodate 50-125 sit down and up to 200 in a private banquet room.
The Stocker Arts Center is one of the top performing and visual arts venues in all of Ohio.
Stunning lakefront location for events, groups, meetings, and receptions.
Foundry Kitchen boasts a chef driven, locally sourced, from-scratch menu highlighting traditional favorites and seasonal offerings along with a gluten free and vegan options as well.
Features 70 guestrooms and suites, a signature restaurant and bar, and event space overlooking Tappan Square.
The Lodge of New Russia Township is a 11,510 sq ft multi-functional banquet facility perfect for all occasions.
Whether you're in town for a few days or a few weeks, Residence Inn Cleveland Avon at The Emerald Event Center helps you thrive on longer stays. Our hotel is directly connected to The Emerald Event Center, which boasts over 11,000 square feet of versatile space designed for intimate celebrations, high-powered conferences and everything in-between. Our apartment-style suites create a perfect retreat after a fulfilling day.
Vineyard and winery set in tranquil surroundings featuring a variety of vinifera wines grown on site and fruit wines.