Other Great Places

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Other Great Places

International Soap Box Derby

Experience the “Thrill of the Hill” at the world famous Derby Downs Track. Plummet down the 989-foot track in specially designed adult-sized Soap Box Derby cars. Three venues are available to host your event: Derby Downs Track Pavilion, Heisman Lodge, and Hall of Fame & Museum – for 50 to 700 guests.

Andrew Jackson House

The Andrew Jackson House was built circa 1868 in the Second Empire style as a family home for an Akron merchant, Andrew Jackson. This highly stylized mansion features large rooms, 12-foot ceilings, historic woodwork, and a unique private open space with skylights on the loft level. Available for up to 50 guests for a seated event or up to 100 guests for a cocktail reception.

The Akron Zoo

“Party animals” gets a whole new meaning when you plan an event at the Akron Zoo! One of the finest smaller zoos in the state, this special animal park is ideal for company outings, picnics, cocktail receptions, client dinners, holiday parties and more! Besides their new Welcome Center, you can also host an event in the beautiful new Garden area (It’s breathtaking!) Reserve the Welcome Center for up to 120 guests; the Gardens for up to 75 guests, and the Picnic Shelter for up to 100 guests

The Civic Theater

The historic charm of the Civic Theater – the Jewel of Akron – is ideal for pre- and post-performance receptions. What a unique way to entertain friends and clients! Did you know that you can rent the entire Civic Theatre for your event? The Moorish Castle motif can be a stunning backdrop for your next event. Reserve for cocktail receptions for up to 150 guests.

Your Place

As one of the largest off-site caterers and event companies, Robert J. can turn the ordinary into the extraordinary! From the backyard to the boardroom – we’ll bring our best to you and your guests.

Additional Venues where we have catered events:

  • Richard Howe House
  • Old Courthouse – Cuyahoga County
  • Cuyahoga Falls Natatorium
  • Cuyahoga Falls River Square Pavilion
  • Brookside Farms, Louisville
  • Quirk Cultural Center
  • Stow Silver Springs Park – 2 venues
  • Fairlawn Community Center
  • Metro Parks – 3 venues
  • Boston Township Hall
  • Uniontown Community Park
  • St. Sebastian’s – Zwisler Hall
  • North Canton Civic Center
  • Canton Civic Center
  • Hibernian’s Hall