Christopher Family Enterprises is pleased to announce the opening dates for the Tall Oaks Event Complex in Sheffield Village. The Tall Oaks Event Complex will consist of the following beautiful venues:
The Gatehouse: This beautiful venue will consist of three distinctive settings to host parties/events for up to 150 people each. The first setting will be the Christopher Tap House with an exclusive adjacent covered outdoor Beer Garden. The second setting will be the Bernardo Wine Cellar with another exclusive covered outdoor patio with fountains and fire tables. The third setting will be McRae’s Speakeasy and Bourbon Bar with yet another exclusive covered outdoor patio with fire tables and water features. Each of these private venues will have full-service bars, a state-of-the-art kitchen and a Best-in-Cleveland culinary team. The Gatehouse will be situated directly adjacent to the new and beautiful Lake Murray. Lake Murray will be a scenic 2-acre artistically created lake with serene waterfalls, fountains, rock-scaping and landscaping features.
The Side Yard: Adjacent to the Gatehouse will be a first-in-Cleveland outdoor recreation area called The Side Yard. This innovative one-acre space will provide guests of all ages with abundant entertainment activities including covered pool table gazebos, firehouse rotunda, bocce courts, giant Jenga, cornhole, dart hut, ice skating pond in the winter, and so much more.
The Grand Barn: Will be situated on Lake Oliver and be a brand-new timber framed, 13,000 square foot event barn. This most unique and beautiful venue will be identical to the award-winning barn at Tall Oaks in Kirtland. The Kirtland Barn has received numerous awards including being named the #1 Event Venue in the mid-west two years in a row by a national magazine – (please click on the link below to learn more). The Grand Barn will accommodate up to 350 guests.
The Island Barn: After many years of research and nationwide travels, we are thrilled to introduce the Tall Oaks Island Barn. This unique venue, which is a first Island Barn in the United States. It will be situated on a quarter-acre lot island inside Lake Oliver. The 7,000 square foot timber framed barn will include a full-state-of-the-art kitchen, Best-In Cleveland Culinary Team, gorgeous rustic bar, beautifully covered porches, champagne/bridal get ready room, man cave/groom get ready room, bathrooms, and a large, covered dock with sitting area and fireplace. The Island Barn will accommodate up to 150 people. The Island Barn will be situated on the beautiful Lake Oliver. Lake Oliver is a vast 8-acre lake. It will have covered docks at each barn with large seating areas and fireplaces. A 30-foot captained boat will run the lake during events, providing guests with a most unique and fabulous cruising experience, while they enjoy their favorite drinks of choice. There is simply no event complex like this in the United States.
“Tall Oaks will be the most unique, beautiful, exciting, and engaging event complex. There is simply nothing like it in the United States”, explains Tom Christopher, CEO of Christopher Family Enterprises. “Our family is honored and humbled to bring this beautiful 140-acre complex to Sheffield Village and Lorain County”.
Tall Oaks West is now accepting reservations for the Gatehouse (opening March 1, 2024), the Grand Barn (opening Sept. 1, 2024), and the Island Barn (opening Sept. 1, 2024). Between these three venues, there are a total of five unique and exclusive halls/settings for events ranging in size from 20-350+ guests. Tall Oaks is a beautiful and unique complex for your next wedding, baby shower, bridal shower, birthday party, anniversary party, celebration of life, holiday party, corporate offsite, corporate meeting, or any other type of gathering.