The Discover Downtown Akron Passports are now $10. Passports include admission to 14 events in 2016. Events include exclusive tours, free admission to popular venues and events, sporting events, theater and more.
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2016 PASSPORT EVENTS
Rubber City Rollergirls ($13 value)
Any home bout in 2016 – John S. Knight Center, 77 E. Mill St.
Free admission to any home bout in 2016! Visit rubbercityrollergirls.com for details. (remaining bouts are March 5 and April 16)
The Nightlight ($5 value)
Any day in 2016 (times vary) – 30 N. High St.
Enjoy one free large popcorn (Or $5 worth of other concessions). Valid during regular business hours.
Palladian Palette ($15 value)
Any business day in 2016- 106 North Main Street 2nd Floor Akron 44308
One free mini palette painting in 2016. Reservations are required.
Tuesday Musical presents Marina Piccinini and Andreas Haefliger* ($25 value)
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 – 7:30 p.m.
E.J. Thomas Hall - The University of Akron, 198 Hill St., Akron 44304
This husband-and-wife musical guest consisting of Marina Piccinini, flute, and Andreas Haefliger, piano, will perform works by Prokofiev, Boulez, Dalbavie, and Franck.
Actors’ Summit* ($33 value)
Sunday, February 14, 2016 - 2-5 p.m. – Greystone Hall, 103 S. High St., 6th floor
Join Actors' Summit, Akron's Professional Theater, for a look backstage to see what goes into creating a live theatrical production and sit through a rehearsal of “Chapatti”, a new Irish play with a bit of a love twist. Reservations required. Call 330-374-7568.
Akron Civic Theatre* ($10 value)
Sunday, February 21, 2016 – 2:30 p.m. 182 S. Main St.
The Akron Zoo presents: "It's a Wild World Animal Show" sponsored by ACH. Travel around the world to discover amazing animals in this theatrical presentation combined with music, video and audience participation. Call 330-253-2488 for reservations.
Akron Antiquarian Book Fair ($5 value)
Friday, March 25, 3-8:30 p.m. OR Saturday, March 26, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. - John S. Knight Center, 77 E. Mill St.
The 34th NOBS Akron Antiquarian Book & paper Fair features roughly 40 dealers with a wide range of books and paper collectibles. Prices range from $1 up to thousands. Several free talks by authors and dealers are also scheduled.
The Summit County Historical Society ($12 value)
April 6-30, 2016 – Wed-Sat from 1-4 p.m. (choose one date) 550 Copley Rd., Akron 44320
Visit the Perkins Stone Mansion and John Brown House as we open for the 2016 season. Two tickets per passport for one tour.
Akron Symphony Orchestra Concerts for Kids* ($5 value)
Choose one date in May 2016
Receive one (1) free ticket to any Concert for Kids performance (based on availability) in May 2016. Reservations are encouraged. Visit akronsymphony.org for details or call 330-535-8131
Lock 3 ($5 value)
May-August 2016-200 S. Main St. Akron, 44308
One free hot dog meal during the Summer Concert Series. Meal includes hot dog, bag of chips, and a soda.
Summer Exhibit at Hower House ($8 value)
July-August 2016, Wed-Sat from 12-3:30 p.m. (choose one date) - The University of Akron, 60 Fir Hill, Akron 44325
Tour our summer exhibit to learn about the Hower family, their collection, travel, interests and lifestyle amid Akron’s rich industrial past.
3-Day Guest Pass to the YMCA ($45 value)
August-September 2016 - Redeem at University Park YMCA, 477 E. Market St., Akron, OH 44304
Present your Passport at the University Park YMCA and receive one, 3-Day Guest Pass* redeemable at any of our six Akron Area YMCA locations. Good things come together at the Y. It's the place to nurture your own well-being and let your kids' creativity flourish. There's a little something fun for everyone and a lot for your community. (*some restrictions may apply.) Visit akronymca.org
Holidays at Hower House ($8 value)
November 5-December 23, 2016 (choose one date) - The University of Akron, 60 Fir Hill, Akron 44325
Buy one Holiday Tour admission for $8 and receive one admission free. Akron's 1871 Victorian Masterpiece will be decked out from top to bottom in holiday finery.
Perkins Stone Mansion Holiday Tour ($6 value)
Nov. 30-Dec. 17, 2016 - Wed-Sat from 1-4 p.m. (choose one date) 550 Copley Rd., Akron 44320
Each passport is good for one free holiday tour of Perkins Stone Mansion on the one date o your choice.
EXPIRED 2016 PASSPORT EVENTS
First Night Akron 2016* ($10 value)
Thursday, December 31, 2015 - 6 p.m.-midnight – Downtown Akron
Celebrate the new year and the arts in this family-friendly festival throughout Downtown Akron. Enjoy fireworks at midnight.
Free admission to the Akron Zoo (choose one date) ($7 value)
January 4-10, 2016 – 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
500 Edgewood Ave., Akron 44307
Enjoy one free admission to the Akron Zoo with a valid Downtown Akron Passport. (Children under 2 are free)
Akron Art Museum ($7 value)
January 2-31, 2016 (times vary)- One South High Street, Akron 44308
Start the year off right with free admission for the month of January.
*In some instances you must present your passport to receive a ticket before the event. Seating may be limited, so advanced reservations are suggested. All events occur in Downtown Akron unless otherwise listed. In the instance that more than one date is listed, you may choose one date to attend.