The German Family Society is the perfect facility for wedding receptions, banquets, class reunions, anniversary parties, school proms, fund-raisers and other formal or informal everts.
Our spacious hall can accommodate up to 320 seated guests, with an extra-large ballroom dance floor and stage. A separate serving area provides both ease and privacy and our extended bar allows for quick service.
In addition, we offer plenty of well-lit parking and an outdoor patio for your guests to enjoy during the warmer months.
Our experienced kitchen staff is pleased to offer a wide selection of dishes including but not limited to:
European Delights such as:
~ Cabbage Rolls
~ German Potato Salad
Traditional items such as: ~ Roast Beef with Gravy
~ Fried Chicken
And our own specialties of:
~ Home-made Sausage
~ GFS Potatoes
To complete the meal, we offer a variety of desserts such as apple strudel, butter cream tortes, Bavarian Cheesecake, and chocolate brownies.
We carry an extensive assortment of liquors, wines, beer and soft drinks with several pricing options. We do take special orders, just let us know when planning your special day. Our friendly and knowledgeable bartenders are waiting to take your order.
We also carry an assortment of table centerpiece items, card holders, and other decorations. Let us do the decorating for you and allow yourself some extra time for pampering before that special event!
Overlooking a lake and fountain, our 16 x 24 covered pavilion is a scenic location for wedding ceremonies, picnics, family reunions, and other events with an outdoor theme. Plenty of tables and chairs are available for your use at no extra charge. A children's play area completes the setting.
Close to I-76, and centrally located between Akron, Kent, and Hartville, our facility is easy to find. In addition, several fine hotels are only minutes away. [ Click To See Map ]
Hall Rental Prices:
$22.95 per person plus 18% gratuity. Price is guaranteed for one year from date of contract.
Minimum number of dinners for which a member will be charged is 125.
One Year GFS Membership is required for Hall / Ceremony site rental.
A Non-Refundable deposit of $100 is required at time of booking and booking does not become effective until deposit is paid. An additional Non-Refundable $500 deposit is required ninety days prior to date of service. Final payment is due one week prior to the date of service, or upon receipt of bill. A $50 charge will be added for any check returned for non-payment.
Ceremony site rental includes $200 for outside ceremony rehearsal for one hour at a mutually agreed upon time by GFS and Member.
For rental information please E-mail or call: Theresa Bohnert (330) 819-3226