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Open Houses Let You Shop for the Right Venue for Your Event

Metroparks facilities are available for weddings, receptions, bridal and baby showers, family reunions, business meetings and retreats as well as other events. These venues in beautiful settings can make any gathering memorable.

To help plan your event, the Customer Service Dept. holds open houses throughout the year at various Metroparks where you can see the facilities and talk with staff about your questions before you reserve a date.

Open houses are from 4 to 6 p.m. on the following 2018 schedule.

See the Features and Rentals page for a complete list of available buildings and shelters.


Pearson
1st Tuesday of each month
at Macomber Lodge and Packer-Hammersmith Center

February 6
March 6
April 3
May 1
June 5
July 3
August 7
September 4
October 2
November 6
December 4


Farnsworth
2nd Tuesday of each month
At Roche de Bout and Indianola

January 9
February 13
March 13
April 10
May 8
June 12
July 10
August 14
September 11
October 9
November 13
December 11


Side Cut and Fallen Timbers
3rd Tuesday of each month
At the Lamb Center and Fallen Timbers Visitor Center

January 16
February 20
March 20
April 17
May 15
June 19
July 17
August 21
September 18
October 16
November 20
December 18


Secor
4th Tuesday of each month
At the Secor Room

January 23
February 27
March 27
April 24
May 22
June 26
July 24
August 28
September 25
October 23
November 27


Oak Openings
2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month
At Oak Openings Lodge and the Buehner Center

January 10 and 24
February 14 and 28
March 14 and 28
April 11 and 25
May 9 and 23
June 13 and 27
July 11 and 25
August 8 and 22
September 12 and 26
October 10 and 24
November 14 and 28
December 12 and 26


Wildwood
1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month
At the Ward Pavilion and the Farmhouse

February 7 and 21
March 7 and 21
April 4 and 18
May 2 and 16
June 6 and 20
July 18 (no Open House scheduled for July 4)
August 1 and 15
September 5 and 19
October 3 and 17
Nov 7 and 21
December 5 and 19


Swan Creek 
1st Thursday of every month starting in February
At the Yager Center and Brookwood Center

February 1
March 1
April 5
May 3
June 7
July 5
August 2
September 6
October 4
November 1
December 6