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.


The Akronite App logoSupport downtown businesses and earn EXTRA 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.


Photos of Devo Energy Domes placed in different downtown Locales (Lock 2, near the Akron Civic Theatre, in Lock 4 and on Cascade Plaza)


Picture Yourself in Lock 3

We Are - Outdoor Art Gallery 

A Vote for Devo is a Vote for Akron! The Akron-original rock band, Devo has been nominated for inclusion in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Use your voice and vote on the fan ballot to support the band. The top 5 vote-getters by May 7 will be considered for inclusion: vote.rockhall.com

Find All 51 Energy Domes. Click here for a list of the locations of all 51 Devo Energy Domes.

April Downtown Walking Tour: DeVote, an insider’s perspective on the Devo's connection to, and memories of, downtown Akron


Through May 31 | On Your Own Book Club: Beneath a Scarlet Sky by Mark T. Sullivan

Through May 31 | Bicycle Bingo in Downtown

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

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


Wednesday, May 12 | 12 p.m. | Rediscover Downtown Akron Walking Tour

Wednesday, May 12 | 6 - 8 p.m. | Free Contactless Trivia at NOMZ

Thursday, May 13 | Movies@Main - Social Distancing Edition: Cryptopia - Bitcoin, Blockchains and the Internet

Thursday, May 13 | 10 - 11 a.m. | Coffee with the Collection: Reconsidered

Thursday, May 13 | 6 p.m. | Discover the Downtown DORA Tour

Thursday, May 13 | 6- 8 p.m. | Plant & Pint Night at Akronym Brewing

Friday, May 14 | 7 p.m. | DBA and Northside Speakeasy present Jeff Klemm

Friday, May 14 | 8 p.m. | Comedy Night at Canal Park with Preacher Lawson

Saturday, May 15 | 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. | Akron Art Museum Family Day: Choose Your Own Adventure Weekend

Saturday, May 15 | 12 - 4 p.m. | Crafty Mart Launch Market

Sunday, May 16 | 12 p.m. | University of Akron Men's Baseball Team vs Ohio University


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


Shop local 

Save 35% on shoes at blue: a Goodwill Boutique through Saturday, May 15

Saturday, May 15 | 12 - 4 p..m. | Crafty Mart Launch Market features new and first-time makers, a food truck, lemonade stand and live music


Eat local

The rooftop patio at The Lockview has reopened.

More updates to come!

Click here for the full downtown calendar of events.