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29 Akron/Cleveland Wedding Photo Locations


You’ve invested a lot of time into finding the right photographer for your wedding. Now it’s time to take a few minutes to consider locations to make your wedding album really stand out!

Many local locations can offer up the picturesque views you’ve had in mind for your bridal party shots. You can even hold your ceremony and/or reception at some of these beautiful Northeast Ohio venues.

It’s important to keep in mind that some of these sites require reservations in advance and/or charge a fee.  Call the locations directly to get the most up-to-date offerings and restrictions. Be sure to verify that, wherever you decide to shoot, your photographer does have the proper permits to prevent problems the day of your wedding.


Akron Art Museum One South High St. Akron 44308 (330) 376-9185

Photo by Ken Love, Taken at the Akron Art Museum / Click on photo to view full Real Wedding

The Butler Institute of American Art 524 Wick Avenue Youngstown (330) 743-1711 Ext. 122 Canton City Parks (Garden Center in Stadium Park) between Fulton Road and 12th Street adjacent to the Pro Football Hall of Fame (330) 456-7022 Cuyahoga Valley National Recreation Area (Brandywine Falls) 15610 Vaughn Road Brecksville (440) 546-5956 Falls River Square at the Intersection of Broad Blvd. and Front St. Cuyahoga Falls (330) 971-8135 Hale Farm and Village 2686 Oak Hill Road Bath (800) 589-9703 Ext. 25 Hower House 60 Fir Hill University of Akron (330) 972-6909 Invent Now Akron Museum 221 S. Broadway Street Akron (234) 678-6692 Lock 3 Park/Akron Civic Theatre 200 South Main Street Akron Lock 3: (330) 375-2877 / Akron Civic: (330) 253-2488

Photo by Eagle Vision, Taken at the Akron Civic Theatre / Click on photo to view full Real Wedding

McKinley Memorial Library & Museum 40 North Main Street Niles (330) 652-1704 Ext. 5 Mill Creek Park 123 McKinley Avenue Youngstown (330) 740-7116 Pro Football Hall of Fame 2121 George Halas Drive Canton (330) 456-8207 Stambaugh Auditorium 1000 5th Avenue Youngstown (330) 747-5175 Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens 714 N. Portage Path Akron (330) 836-5533 Summit Metroparks (Signal Tree at Cascade Valley Park) Cuyahoga Street Akron (330) 867-5511


Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field 2401 Ontario Street Downtown Cleveland 44115 (216) 420-4234 Cleveland Metroparks 4101 Fulton Parkway Cleveland 44144 (216) 351-6300 Cleveland Metroparks Zoo Rainforest 3900 Wildlife Way Cleveland 44109 (216) 661-6500 ext. 3389 Cleveland Museum of Art 11150 East Boulevard Cleveland 44106 (216) 707-2197 Cleveland Museum of Natural History 1 Wade Oval Drive University Circle 44106 (216) 231-4600 Cleveland Public Library 325 Superior Ave NE Cleveland 44115 (216) 623-2800

E. 4th Neighborhood E. 4th Street Cleveland 44115 (216) 589-1111

Photo by Spencer Photography, Inc., Taken at Cleveland's E 4th Street

Photo by Spencer Photography, Inc., Taken at Cleveland’s E 4th Street

Greater Cleveland Aquarium 2000 Sycamore Street Cleveland 44113 (216) 862-8803 ext. 117 Halle Building 1228 Euclid Avenue Cleveland 44115 (216) 696-7701 Holden Arboretum 9500 Sperry Road Willoughby 44094 (440) 946-4400 Public Square Downtown Cleveland 44114 (216) 664-2484


Photo by Inlux Photo, Taken at Cleveland’s Public Square / Click on photo to view full Real Wedding

Quicken Loans Arena 1 Center Court Downtown Cleveland 44115 (216) 420-2143 Rockefeller Park Greenhouse and Botanical Gardens (and Cleveland Cultural Gardens) 750 East 88th Street Cleveland 44108 (216) 664-2512


Photo by Visual Memories Forever, Taken at the Cleveland Botanical Gardens / Click photo to view full Real Wedding

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame & Museum One Key Plaza East Ninths Street at Lake Erie Cleveland 44114 (216) 515-8420


Photo by LMAC Photography, Taken at the Rock Hall of Fame / Click photo to view full Real Wedding

Be sure to discuss your photo location ideas with your photographer — maybe ever ask for their recommendation of various sites! Still looking for your photographer?  Visit for everything you need to know: local photographers, photography articles & galleries

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