Downtown events, culture and entertainment pack the calendar with wide-ranging things to do and see. Whether you’re looking for a day of family fun or to catch a performance by your favorite band, Downtown Akron offers so many options. 

To submit an event, please use our online form (NOTE: your event must take place within DAP's 42-block Special Improvement District in Downtown Akron)

Signature Events

Downtown Akron Artwalk

April 1 | 5-10 p.m.

Experience local art, live music and fun for all ages at the free Artwalk. Venues include galleries located in the Northside District, North High Street, and East & West Market Street.

Summit County and the Great War

April 3 | 11 a.m.

A collaborative initiative, “Summit County and the Great War,” will mark the centennial of America’s entry into World War I, and commemorate Summit County's contributions.

The first in a series of local events will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, April 3, 2017 at Summit County’s World War I Memorial, adjacent to Charles Goodyear Park, 174 S High St.