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2024 Downtown Akron Sakura Festival

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Join us for the 2024 Downtown Akron Sakura Festival, presented by Downtown Akron Partnership. We'll celebrate the 450+ cherry blossom trees that bloom along the Towpath Trail in downtown Akron and Ohio & Erie Canal Park, with activations at multiple points along the trail. 

WHEN: Saturday, April 6 | 3 - 9 pm
WHERE: Click here to download the Festival Map.

Click the buttons below to view parking options, performance schedule, food and vendors who will be at the festival, and festival activities.

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Performances   Activities

Blossoms & Baseball

Enjoy the Festival and double up with an Akron RubberDucks game! The Ducks take on the Altoona Curve on Saturday, April 6. Game time is 6:05 pm and will be followed by Cherry Blossom Fireworks. Get $12 discount tickets here.

Photo Contest

Visit the Towpath Trail in downtown Akron and capture the beauty of the cherry blossoms with your best photograph.

BONUS points if your photo incorporates a recognizable part of the downtown landscape. The contest is on NOW through April 15, 2024, 11:59 pm. Click here for details, prizes, and how to enter.