Support Local Merchants

Retail & Charitable Organizations

Here is our list of downtown Akron retail businesses offering online shopping options and community organizations that accept donations. For a list of downtown eateries offering carry out and delivery service, click here.

Last updated: Tuesday, June 2, 2020.


Community organizations accepting donations


Akron Art Museum

Arts & Entertainment • Non-profit Organizations • Completed • 3rd Thursday • MLK Day

1 S High St

330-376-9185

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To support the Akron Art Museum with a donation or to become a member, click the "order online" link above.

Akron Art Museum Store

Arts & Entertainment • Retail & Specialty Shops • 3rd Thursday

1 S High St

330-376-9185

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Online Shopping Available

Shop Akron Art Museum merchandise on Shopify and Ebay.

Akron Children's Museum

Entertainment • Arts & Culture • Non-profit Organizations

216 S Main St

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To support the Akron Children's Museum with a donation, click the "order online" link above.

Akron Civic Theatre

Entertainment • Arts & Entertainment • Non-profit Organizations • Completed • Meeting/Event Space

182 S Main St

330-535-3179

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To support the Akron Civic Theatre with a donation, click the "order online" link above.

Akron Coffee Roasters

Coffee & Snacks • Carry Out

30 N High St

(330) 208-0516

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Online Shopping Available

Purchase whole bean coffee, coffee subscriptions and Akron Coffee apparel and gear online.

Akron RubberDucks Team Shop

Retail & Specialty Shops

300 S Main St

330-253-5154

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Online Shopping Available

Free shipping for orders in the state of Ohio.

Akron Soul Train

Arts & Entertainment

191 S Main St

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To support the Akron Soul Train with a donation, or to become a member, click the "order online" link above.

Akron Symphony Orchestra

Arts & Entertainment • Non-profit Organizations

92 North Main Street

330-535-8131

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To support the Akron Symphony with a donation, click the "order online" link above.

Akron Zoo

Arts & Entertainment • Non-profit Organizations • Sports & Recreation • MLK Day

500 Edgewood Ave

330-375-2550

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To support the Akron Zoo with a donation, click the "order online" link above.

Art By Design

Shop & Services • Retail & Specialty Shops • 3rd Thursday • Northside Marketplace

21 Furnace St

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Online Shopping Available

ArtsNow

Community

175 S Main St

330-752-2815

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To support Arts Now with a donation, click the "order online" link above.

Bizzy Beads Boutique, LLC

Shop & Services • Retail & Specialty Shops • 3rd Thursday • Northside Marketplace

21 Furnace St

216-309-1967

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Online Shopping Available

Free shipping on orders over $75.

The Blonde Italian

Retail & Specialty Shops • 3rd Thursday • Northside Marketplace

21 Furnace St

440-785-1844

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Online Shopping Available

All natural vegetarian and vegan cooking sauces.

BLU Jazz+

Entertainment • Arts & Entertainment • 3rd Thursday

47 E Market St

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Online Shopping Available

blue: A Goodwill Boutique

Shop & Services • Retail & Specialty Shops • 3rd Thursday

335 S Main St

234-200-0130

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Online Shopping Available

Upscale clothing, jewelry, shoes and accessories for women.

Cafe 388

Breakfast • Lunch • Coffee & Snacks • Carry Out

388 S Main St

330-594-5392

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Gift Cards Available

Car Gear

Retail & Specialty Shops • Automotive Services

110 N Main St

330-376-5120

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Online Shopping Available

Chill Ice Cream

Coffee & Snacks • Retail & Specialty Shops • 3rd Thursday

21 Maiden Lane

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Gift Cards Available

Gift cards available for Chill and Indulge Chocolates.

Corrina's Candles

Shop & Services • Retail & Specialty Shops • 3rd Thursday • Northside Marketplace

21 Furnace St

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Online Shopping Available

Currently offering free shipping on all orders.

Curated Storefront

Arts & Culture • 3rd Thursday

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To support Curated Storefront with a donation, click the "order online" link above.

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad/Akron Northside Station

Arts & Entertainment • Completed • Sports & Recreation

27 Ridge St

330-439-5708

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To support the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad with a donation, click the "order online" link above.

Dirty River Bicycle Works

Shop & Services • Retail & Specialty Shops • Fitness • 3rd Thursday • Northside Marketplace

21 Furnace St

330-990-9300

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Online Shopping Available

Fat T's Cookies

Eat & Drink • Shop & Services • Retail & Specialty Shops • 3rd Thursday • Northside Marketplace

21 Furnace St

330-715-9751

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Online Shopping Available
Delivery Available

Through April, Fat T's is giving back to the Akron front line workers. For every $30 in sales Fat T's will give 1 dozen cookies to front line workers, and for every $25 in donations we will be giving 2 dozen cookies to front line workers.

Fit Fudge USA

Eat & Drink • Shop & Services • Retail & Specialty Shops • 3rd Thursday • Northside Marketplace

21 Furnace St

330-962-3678

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Online Shopping Available

Full Grip Games

Retail & Specialty Shops • 3rd Thursday

121 E Market St

234-312-9806

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Online Shopping Available

Store is open: Sun. - Sat., 12 - 8 p.m., Closed Wednesdays

The Great Escape Room Akron

Entertainment

323 S Main St

234-281-2877

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Gift Cards Available

25% off gift certificates available at this time

Grismer's Christian Gifts

Shop & Services • Retail & Specialty Shops

272 S High St

330-253-6559

Pick-Up Available

Staff is glad to assist you in getting items you need while helping you maintain social distance during outbreak. Please call: 330-253-6559 or email grismers.akron@gmail.com.

Hope Soap

Shop & Services • Retail & Specialty Shops • 3rd Thursday • Northside Marketplace

21 Furnace St

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Online Shopping Available

Jennifer Worden Studio

Arts & Entertainment • Retail & Specialty Shops • 3rd Thursday

140 E Market St

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Online Shopping Available

Free shipping on all orders.

Jilly's Music Room

Late Night • Happy Hour • Bars & Clubs • Late Night • Arts & Entertainment • 3rd Thursday • Eat Downtown • Meeting/Event Space

111 N Main St

234-525-7566

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Gift Cards Available
Online Shopping Available

Gift cards and Jilly's Music Room merch are available.

JW Cooper Photography

Photographers • 3rd Thursday

375 Paul Williams Ave

330-244-6418

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Online Shopping Available

Katina Pastis Radwanski Studio/Gallery

Arts & Entertainment • Retail & Specialty Shops • 3rd Thursday

140 E Market St

330-631-6883

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Online Shopping Available

Mint Hair Collective

Salons

70 E. Mill St.

330-217-1218

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Tuesday-Thursday: 12-8 p.m., Friday: 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Saturday: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. (closed Sunday and Monday)

The Nightlight

Entertainment • Arts & Culture • Arts & Entertainment • 3rd Thursday

30 N High St

330-252-5782

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Online Shopping Available

Online store available at the link above, or, to support the Nightlight Cinema with a donation: https://nightlightcinema.wildapricot.org/Donate

Noble Theory LLC

Retail & Specialty Shops • 3rd Thursday • Northside Marketplace

21 Furnace St.

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Online Shopping Available

NOMZ

Lunch • Carry Out • Weekends • 3rd Thursday • Northside Marketplace

21 Furnace St

330-286-1315

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order online

Gift Cards Available

Northside Cellar

Arts & Culture • Shop & Services • Retail & Specialty Shops • 3rd Thursday

106 N Main St

330-777-0557

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Online Shopping Available

Contemporary fashion, as well as consignment clothing & accessories for every age, local artwork and furniture and home accessory offerings.
Store open Wed.-Sat., 11 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Northside Marketplace

Coffee & Snacks • Entertainment • Retail & Specialty Shops • 3rd Thursday • Northside Marketplace • Meeting/Event Space

21 Furnace St

234-542-6627

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Online Shopping Available
Pick-Up Available

Shops: CLOSED Mon., Tues.-Sat. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Sun., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.Ā 
NOMZ: CLOSED Mon., Tues.-Sat. 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun. 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Bar NOMZ: Mon. CLOSED, Tues.-Thurs., 2- 8 p.m., Sun. 12-6 p.m.
Treatery: Mon. CLOSED, Tues.-Thurs. 2-8 p.m., Sun. 12-6 p.m.
Jasmine's: Mon. CLOSED, Tues. - Sat. 11:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Sun. CLOSED

Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition at Howe House

Non-profit Organizations

47 W Exchange St

330-374-5657

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To support the Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition with a donation, click the "order online" link above.

Ohio Shakespeare Festival

Arts & Entertainment • Non-profit Organizations

103 S High St

330-374-7574

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To support the Ohio Shakespeare Festival with a donation, click the "order online" link above.

Peaceful Fruits

Coffee & Snacks • Shop & Services • Retail & Specialty Shops • 3rd Thursday • Northside Marketplace

21 Furnace St

330-356-8515

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Online Shopping Available

Superfood snacks that enable people to connect with Mother Nature and the Amazon Rainforest even from far away - say, in a small city like Akron.

Ronald McDonald House of Akron

Social Service Organizations

245 Locust St

330-253-5400

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To support the Ronald McDonald House Akron with a donation, click the "order online" link above.

Rubber City Clothing

Arts & Entertainment • Shop & Services • Retail & Specialty Shops • 3rd Thursday • Northside Marketplace

21 Furnace St

330-434-4722

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Online Shopping Available

Tues., Thurs., Fri., Sat, 12-6 p.m.

Rubber City Comics

Arts & Entertainment • Retail & Specialty Shops • Bookstores & Newsstands

74 E Mill St

330-289-1821

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Online Shopping Available
Pick-Up Available
Delivery Available

Offering curbside pick up, limited local delivery and standard shipping.
Shop is open for customers:
Tuesday - Saturday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed Monday

Smile Inside

Shop & Services • Retail & Specialty Shops • 3rd Thursday • Northside Marketplace

21 Furnace St

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Online Shopping Available

Smile InsideĀ® provides personal development activities that guide, inspire, and build character in youth.

Social Dept

Shop & Services • Retail & Specialty Shops • 3rd Thursday • Northside Marketplace

21 Furnace St

234-206-0186

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Online Shopping Available

A true mom and pop shop hand printing shirts and posters one by one in the good ol' midwest USA.

Song of Wood

Arts & Entertainment • Retail & Specialty Shops • 3rd Thursday

140 E Market St

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Online Shopping Available

Street Treats Grill

Breakfast • Lunch • Delivery • Carry Out • Catering

209 S High St

330-379-9996

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Online Shopping Available

Order Yaya's Salad Dressing online.

Summit Artspace

Arts & Entertainment • Government • Non-profit Organizations • 3rd Thursday • Meeting/Event Space

140 E Market St

330-376-8480

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Reopening 7/10/20, to support Summit Artspace with a donation, click the "order online" link above.

Sweet Bean

Coffee & Snacks • Shop & Services • Retail & Specialty Shops • Northside Marketplace

21 Furnace St

617-880-9241

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Online Shopping Available

Handmade, filled chocolates almost too pretty to eat.

Sweet Modern

Shop & Services

2 N Summit St

330-923-9230

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Online Shopping Available

We now offer free pick-up and delivery in Northeast Ohio for upholstery projects. These can be done on the porch or in the garage to reduce in-person interaction. We can send fabric samples for free by mail. Full details: https://sweetmodern.com/covid-19/

Tea Dude

Eat & Drink • Shop & Services • Retail & Specialty Shops • Northside Marketplace

21 Furnace St

330-239-4505

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Online Shopping Available

Small batch, hand blended teas made from the dude's personal recipes.

The Tea Lady

General Services

137 S Main St

Gift Cards Available

Electronic gift cards available

TinyCircuits

Shop & Services • Technology • Northside Marketplace

21 Furnace St

330-800-2188

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Online Shopping Available

Maker of tiny open source electronics that let you create your own miniature electronic projects. Free shipping on orders over $50.

United Way of Summit and Medina

Community

37 N High St

330-762-7601

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To support the Akron and Summit County community with a donation to United Way of Summit County, click the "order online" link above.

University of Akron Press

Shop & Services • Retail & Specialty Shops • Bookstores & Newsstands • 3rd Thursday • Northside Marketplace

21 Furnace St

1-800-247-6553

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Online Shopping Available

Use the code STAYHOME to get 40% off ANY of our titles, including ebooks.

The University of Akron: The National Museum of Psychology

Education

73 S. College St.

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The Cummings Center is supported primarily through gifts from visitors, foundations, and other donors. To support the center with a donation, click the "order online" link above.

We Care Tees

Retail & Specialty Shops

21 Furnace St

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Online Shopping Available

Zeber-Martell Clay Studio and Gallery

Arts & Entertainment • Retail & Specialty Shops • 3rd Thursday

43 Furnace St

330-253-3808

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Gift Cards Available
Pick-Up Available

Mon.-Sat. 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Gift cards are available. Call for details: 330-253-3808.