Events

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).

We reserve the right to edit submissions for grammar, style and accuracy. Photos accompanying your event may also be submitted and must be sized 600x400 pixels.

For a listing of events, festivals, arts and culture events and more throughout Summit County, please visit SummitLive365.org.

Signature Events

Winterfest at Lock 3

Through Feb. 19 | times vary by day

Enjoy ice skating, sledding, Polar Putt Putt and more inside of  Lock 3 in the heart of downtown Akron.