Ballroom dancing at Greystone Hall
Crowds on Main Street
Activites in the Main Library
First Night Akron
Thank you to everyone who submitted an application for entertainment. Selected artists are now being contacted and should be confirmed by early/mid-October.
Coming soon - Call for Volunteers application.
First Night Akron is a New Year’s Eve celebration unlike any other. This family-friendly celebration in Downtown Akron features the region’s best in music, dance, theater, interactive and visual arts. Many exciting changes and new features are being planned for the 21st annual event on Dec. 31, 2016. Stay tuned!
Buttons go on sale November 25. Button sales locations and online ordering (coming soon)
Check out the First Night Akron 2016 Event Guide to learn what First Night Akron is all about - here
Download Akron Life's FREE app and view the event guide on Android, iPhone/iPad and Kindle.
First Night Akron 2017: Saturday, Dec. 31 from 6 p.m.-midnight