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Beautiful wares at Akron Glassworks
Beautiful wares at Akron Glassworks
The Crowd at Lock 3
The Crowd at Lock 3
Akron Art Museum
Akron Art Museum

Enjoy Downtown

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 a plethora of entertainment options.

On the first Saturday of the month, enjoy the free Downtown Akron Artwalk

From casual eats to upscale dining, you’ll find delicious food and great atmosphere when you choose to dine Downtown. Downtown has it all when you’re looking for a quick bite or a place to linger over coffee. When it comes to shopping, if you’re looking for a gift or something for yourself, Downtown retailers are a must-add to your shopping list. Purchase exquisite blown glass, handcrafted jewelry, city-style clothing and much more at one of Downtown’s unique retail stores. From greeting cards to local music - you can find what you’re looking for Downtown - you just have to know where to look.

Grab your friends for a night of dancing or spend the day wandering through the myriad of galleries featuring artwork by local and world renowned artists. Enjoy a day of recreation on the towpath trail or in Downtown’s green spaces. And remember…when you visit Downtown Akron…expect to be impressed.

Click here for the Downtown at a Glance and information on restaurants, nightlife, destinations and more.