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Fall in Love with Downtown Akron

The Fall in Love with Downtown Akron Passport is Your Ticket to Fun

The Passport

Pick up a Fall in Love with Akron passport at any of more than 80 downtown businesses, or download one.  Visit 10 businesses during the Passport time period—from September 9 through November 25 (the day of the downtown Tree Lighting Ceremony)—and get a sticker from each of the businesses to fill your Passport.

The Businesses

See a list of the participating downtown businesses below.

The Rewards

The first 100 people to finish their Passport and turn it in will earn a custom downtown t-shirt designed by Micah Kraus. Everyone who completes the passport by the end of the campaign will be entered into a drawing for a grand prize package of downtown businesses worth $300.

DAP will also award a $25 gift card to one lucky passport finalist each week of the campaign.

More Rewards!

The Akronite App logoSupport downtown businesses and earn an EXTRA 10% back in Blimps on the #Akronite app. Your Blimps can then be used for purchases at your favorite downtown Akron locales. 

Download the app, link your card, and start earning blimps today! Make every action count.

How to Turn In Your Fall in Love with Downtown Akron Passport

Turn in your completed Passport (with 10 stickers on it) on or by Friday, November 25, 2022 or postmarked no later than Friday, December 2, 2022. Drop them off, or mail them, to: Downtown Akron Partnership, 103 S. High St., 4th Floor, Akron, Ohio 44308

The Events You've Got to Check Out in Downtown Akron This Fall (Bring Your Passports!)

Click on the events for details

Walktoberfest, presented by Lock 3

Saturday, September 17 from 2 - 8 p.m. from Main and Market St. to Missing Falls Brewery and R. Shea Brewery.

Fall Movies, presented by Lock 3
Saturdays in October. Movies begin at dusk. The movies will be shown at a variety of downtown locations as Lock 3 begins to undergo its transformation.

Fall Fest, presented by DAP
Saturday, October 22 from 5 - 9 p.m. on Cascade Plaza

Downtown Akron Diwali Festival
Sunday, October 23 from 5 - 9 p.m. on Cascade Plaza

Smells Like Snow Coffee Festival, presented by DAP
Saturday, November 5 from 12 - 5 p.m. on Cascade Plaza

Fall in Love with Akron is presented in partnership with the City of Akron, with additional support from the Knight Foundation.

Fall in Love with Downtown Akron Businesses 2022

The 1: Food & Spirits   69 Taps Pub & Eatery   7th Floor Clothing
Akron Art Museum Shop   Akron Children's Museum   Akron Coffee Roasters
Akron Soul Train   Akronym Brewing  

Barley House

Baxter's Bar   Big Mamma's Burritos   BLU Jazz+
    Baxter's Speakeasy    
Boiling House   Braunstein Clothier  

Buffalo Wild Wings GO

Cafe 388   Carmen Studio Photography Inc.   Chameleon Cafe Akron
Cilantro Thai & Sushi   Community, a Walgreens Pharmacy   Courtyard Marriott Downtown
Crave   DaVinci's Pizza   DBA (Dante Bocuzzi Akron)
Cre8tive Art Gallery & Event Space   Diamond Deli   Dirty River Bicycle Works
D.P. Dough   Eddie's Famous Cheesesteaks   El Patron Tequileria & Cuisine
Ernie's Catering   Essential Dipped Delights   Evelyn's Coffee & Banh Mi
The Experience Barber & Beauty Shop   Full Grip Games   The Great Escape Room Akron
Grismer's Christian Gifts   Hair Geek Studio   Hamad's on Main
High St. Hop House   Chill Ice Cream & Indulge Chocolates   Insomnia Cookies
Jilly's Music Room   Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches   Karma Kafe
Lepley & Co.   Let's Heal Massage Therapy   Library Shop at Main
The Lockview   Luigi's   Missing Falls Brewery
Mint Hair Collective   Muggswigz   Urban Gourmet
Musica Performing Arts   The Nightlight Cinema   NOMZ
Northside Cellar   Northside Marketplace   Northside Speakeasy
Ohio Shakespeare Festival   OH SNAP Photo Lab   The Peanut Shoppe
Perfect Pour Martinis, Bourbon & Burgers   Pretty Lash Tag   R. Shea Brewing - Canal Place
Rubber City Clothing   Rubber City Comics   Spaghetti Warehouse
Stray Dog Cafe   Street Craftery   Street Treats Grill
Subway - North   Summer Ready Fitness   Sweet Mary's Bakery
Sweet Modern   Tammy O's Hair Salon   The Tea Lady
Tear-EZ   Totally Baked Pizza   Trust Books
Twisted Tomato Pizzeria & Beerwall   Urbean Cafe   Velvet Vintage Boutique
Zeber-Martell Clay Studio and Gallery