225 2nd Street NW, Canton, OH
Located in Canton, OH, the Historic Onesto Event Center is a stunning wedding venue. With this property's blend of history and elegant decor, the stage is set for an unforgettable day. Breathtaking Art Deco styling is featured throughout, from a sweeping marble staircase to soaring cathedral ceilings. Ceremonies and receptions can be held here, as well as elopements and vow renewals. The Onesto Hotel first opened in 1930 and was owned by hotelier Francis A. Onesto. He wanted to create a luxurious space in downtown Canton and spared no expense. The design was inspired by the Italian Renaissance with a dash of the signature stylings of the 1930s. The lobby's original crystal chandelier illuminates marble benches and terrazzo floors. It hosted lots of notable guests, from Marilyn Monroe to President John F. Kennedy. After lying vacant for several decades, the Historic Onesto Event Center underwent extensive restoration works and reopened in 2014. The original features for polished and returned to their former glory, ready to host your magical day. When your loved ones enter the Historic Onesto Event Center, they enter the Grand Lobby through the hotel's original revolving doors. Large windows fill the space with natural light, illuminating the beautiful relief details on the ceiling. The lobby is available for cocktail receptions and gives guests a setting to mingle and catch up. The Grand Ballroom, meanwhile, welcomes ceremonies and receptions. It comfortably accommodates up to 250 guests in a range of setups. Here, crystal chandeliers and mahogany floors continue the elaborate decor of the hotel. Before starting your day, there is a private get-ready space where you and your party can prepare for the day. The staff is happy to take care of welcoming your loved ones and help the day run smoothly by working to your timeline. The downtown setting of the hotel makes it a convenient, as well as decadent, space to celebrate your love. Ask to find out specific dates available!