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Downtown Akron Cherry Blossom Photo Contest

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Photo Contest Alert! Enter the Downtown Akron Sakura Festival 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.

You can enter photos that you take at the 2024 Downtown Akron Sakura Festival, but they don't have to be from the festival.

To Enter:

  • Post your best shot to Instagram or Facebook*
  • Tag Downtown Akron Partnership (@downtownakronpartnership)

That's it!

Let's fill IG & FB with Akron cherry blossom photos!

*Not on social media? You can still enter: send your entry to

The prizes are:

1st: $100 Downtown Akron Dollars E-Gift Card, good for use at 23 different eateries, shops and venues. 2nd: $50 Downtown Akron Dollars E-Gift Card

3rd: $25 Downtown Akron Dollars E-Gift Card

Find out more about the Downtown Akron Dollars E-Gift Card

Pictured are the 2023 Photo Contest Winners: Stephanie (Flashbacks Photography), @Dino_llamas (Instagram handle), and Marvin Pflaum.