Stan Hywet NIGHTLIGHTS: They’re Back and Brighter Than Ever

Stan Hywet NIGHTLIGHTS: They’re Back and Brighter Than Ever

LIGHTNIGHTS, Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens’ spectacular 3-D projection show, returns on select summer evenings from 7-10 p.mAugust 16 – September 16. This year, the Manor House will be open for tours of the first floor until 8 p.m. All evening long, guests will have to opportunity to enjoy the lighted gardens and grounds as well as music and refreshments throughout the estate.  Stan Hywet is located at 714 North Portage Path in Akron, Ohio.

T The evening offers concessions selling refreshments, and live music each night:

8/16 – Zach Freidhof -folk/pop/rock
8/17 – Chris Carlton -pop
8/19 – Rolando Pizano – salsa
8/23 – Gretchen Pleuss – folk
8/24 – John Markovic – blues/jazz/classic rock
8/26 – David Smeltz – reggae
8/30 – Ben Gage – folk
8/31 – TBA
9/2 – Chris Carlton – pop
9/6 – Ben Gage – folk
9/7 –  Human Nature – reggae
9/9 – John Markovic -blues/jazz/classic rock
9/13 – TBA
9/14 – Zach Freidhof – folk/pop/rock
9/16 – Tall Tales – American Blues/folk

New this year, the Manor House will be open for first-floor tours until 8 p.m. “The evening light offers a very different experience when touring the Manor House and grounds on a warm summer night, notes Sean Joyce, President & Executive Director of Stan Hywet.

LIGHTNIGHTS is a separate admission and takes place from 7-10 pm on August 16, 17, 19, 23, 24, 25, 26, 30, 31 and September 2, 6, 7, 9, 13, 14, 16 . Tickets are $18, adults; $9 youth (6-17) and free for children ages 5 & under. Stan Hywet member prices are $14 adults and $7, youth ages 6-17. Tickets may be purchased online at or by calling 330-315-3287.

About the author

Marie Elium spent 10 years as a newspaper reporter in Virginia and Ohio before switching to freelance writing when her two children were young. The kids are now Millennials, but writing continues to be one of her favorite endeavors. Marie was named editor of Northeast Ohio Boomer and Beyond magazine in November 2015 and is a graduate of Miami University. Marie can be reached at [email protected]

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