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Solar Eclipse [SOLD OUT]

April 8 from 1-5 pm

Park your car, then head to admissions for eclipse glasses, then find a place on the Great Meadow to watch the solar eclipse! 

More details:

  • Bring a blanket or collapsible lawn chair to watch this one-in-a-lifetime experiense on the Great Meadow.
  • All guests receive ISO-certified eclipse glasses
  • NO oversized vehicles: RVs, coach or party buses, trailers, etc. Scroll down for important details.
  • No "walk-ins" or guests not arriving in a pre-registered vehicle.

The Solar Eclipse + Tours and Activities All Afternoon
- Participate in education activities provided by Stan Hywet's education department, the Akron Children's Museum and Challenge Island, included in admission.
- Take a self-guided tour of the Manor House and grounds.
- Molly's is open for shopping and refreshments. Buy a Stan Hywet branded eclipse t-shirt!
-The Greenhouse as well as Conservatory restrooms will be open. The Gate Lodge will be closed.

Please read this important information:
  • A pre-purchased parking pass is required to attend this event, and only standard sized vehicles are allowed.
  • Your vehicle MUST fit in one parking spot. No limos, coach buses, party buses, trailers, RVs, etc.
  • Non-compliant/oversized vehicles will be directed to exit the lot with no refund provided. 
  • Stan Hywet will not be able to accommodate any "walk-ins" or guests not arriving in a pre-registered vehicle.
  • No same day ticket sales.
  • All sales are final. No refunds or exchanges.
  • This is event is rain, snow, sunny or cloudy day. 


From time to time, photos will be taken of guests visiting Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens. We reserve the right to use these photos for communication, promotional and marketing purposes.