Picture Yourself Downtown

Picture Yourself Downtown is your invitation to celebrate and be a part of the reopening of Main Street in Downtown Akron. Look for Picture Yourself Downtown programs for everyone, with opportunities to enjoy new, iconic sights and experiences you can only have downtown. Share your experiences in downtown with #PictureYourselfOnMain or #PictureYourselfAkron.


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Photos of downtown visitors engaged in various activities (biking, yoga, rollerskating, music)


Picture Yourself in Lock 3

Summer Downtown

Check out what there is to do and see in downtown Akron, all summer long.

We Are - Outdoor Art Gallery 

Downtown Akron Partnership summer fitness classes

Rollerskating on Cascade Plaza

Downtown Tours by foot, bike and scooter

Live music in the Northside Green on Saturdays


Recurring Events

Through June 30 | On Your Own Book Club: Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Tuesdays | 2 - 8 p.m. | Treatery Taco Tuesdays

Tuesdays | 7 p.m. | Justin Curry on the patio at DBA

Tuesdays | 7 - 9 p.m. | Tuesday Night Trivia (Speedquizzing) at the Barley House

Wednesdays and Fridays | 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. | Recess on Main at Lock 3

Wednesdays and Sundays | 7 p.m. | Live Streaming Claim Sale at Rubber City Comics

Wednesdays | 7 - 9 p.m. | Sporcle Live Trivia at Akronym Brewing

Sundays | 10 a.m. | Yeti Squad Rides with Dirty River Bicycle Works

Sundays | 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. | Sunday Brunch and Brews at Akronym Brewing

Sundays | 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. | NOMZ Brunch in Northside Marketplace with Live Music from 1 - 2 p.m.


Wednesday, June 23 | 6 - 8 p.m. | Live Contactless Trivia at NOMZ

Wednesday, June 23 | 6:35 p.m. | Akron RubberDucks vs Erie Sea Wolves

Thursday, June 24 | 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | Downtown Taiji (Tai Chi) on Cascade Plaza

Thursday, June 24 | 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. | Downtown Kickboxing

Thursday, June 24 | 6 - 8 p.m. | "Witchy Woman" Full Moon Event with Tarot Cards

Thursday, June 24 | 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. | Downtown Line Dancing with Just Us Line Dance Crew

Thursday, June 24 | 6:35 p.m. | Akron RubberDucks vs Erie Sea Wolves

Thursday, June 24 | 7 - 9 p.m. | Alternative Summer Nights with JENY 107.3

Friday, June 25 | 7 - 10 p.m. | Mike Dunfee Live at Akronym Brewing

Friday, June 25 | 7 - 10 p.m. | WONE 97.5 Rock the Lock: Satisfaction International Rolling Stones Show

Friday, June 25 | 7:05 p.m. | Akron RubberDucks vs Erie Sea Wolves

Saturday, June 26 | 10 - 11 a.m. | FamilyFit on Cascade Plaza

Saturday, June 26 | 11 - 11:45 a.m. | ArtSparks Pop Up Dance Class

Saturday, June 26 | 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | MICRO-scapes with Nicole Conden-Shih, presented by Akron Soul Train and Akron Childrens' Museum

Saturday, June 26 | 2 - 5 p.m. | Make Your Own Waves Cornhall Tournament at Barley House

Saturday, June 26 | 2 - 5 p.m. | Downtown Akron Residential Open House

Saturday, June 26 | 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. | Discover Downtown Walking Tour

Saturday, June 26 | 4 - 5 p.m. | Discover Downtown Bke Ride

Saturday, June 26 | 6:30 p.m. | Akron Pride Festival presents Drag Battle

Saturday, June 26 | 7 - 10 p.m. | Old School Soul presents Midnight Star Live at Lock 3

Saturday, June 26 | 7:05 p.m. | Akron RubberDucks vs Erie Sea Wolves

 


More things to see in downtown Akron

The finest independent and world cinema from the Nightlight Cinema's Virtual Screening Room

 

Through May 29 | Alice in Wonderland Nocturnes, Akron Soul Train

Through Jun. 25 | The Art of a Pandemic

Through Jun. 25 | Akron Artist Danny Ratcliffe at Summit County Courthouse

Through Jun. 26 | Art of Y, Summit Artspace

Through Jun. 26 | Ohio Collage Society 15th Annual Member Show, Summit Artspace

Through May 22 | Artists of the Rubber City Members Show, Summit Artspace

Through Aug. 22 | Reconsidered: Works from the Collection, Akron Art Museum

Through Sept. 19 | Totally Rad: Bold Color in the 1980s, Akron Art Museum 

Through Sept. 19 | Totally Radical: Art and Politics in the 1980s, Akron Art Museum

Through May 31 | Tune In, Akron Art Museum


Shop local 

 


Eat local

The rooftop patio at The Lockview has reopened and was named to this list of the county's best places to eat outdoors.

The rooftop patio at El Patrón Tequilería & Cuisine is open.

More updates to come!

Click here for the full downtown calendar of events.