Mentor Old Council Hall

7250 Jackson Street, Mentor, OH 44060 (Map)
To reserve, call (440) 974-5720

Built originally as Mentor Christian Church in 1856, the building was moved to its current location and served for a number of years as Mentor Township Hall.

Former Mentor resident and U.S. President James A. Garfield – the only U.S. President to also be an ordained minister, used to attend and occasionally preach here.

This renovated historic building features an air-conditioned hall with a newly remodeled warming kitchen. It accommodates up to 100 people for showers, parties, weddings and more. Rental periods are six hours though additional hours may be purchased.  A $200 security deposit is required for all rentals.  In addition, a $35 alcohol permit is required and an off-duty Mentor Police Officer must be contracted by the renter. Payment is made to the Officer at the beginning of the rental. A $500 security deposit is required when alcohol will be served.

Old Council Hall Rates Resident Nonresident
Weekdays $140 $175
Friday evenings, Saturday & Sunday $185 $230

Call the Mentor Recreation Department at (440) 974-5720 to make arrangements to visit the facility in person or to complete a reservation contract.