Winter activities in downtown Akron

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Despite the cold, there are many activities taking place downtown for guests to embrace the season. From ice skating, ice bumper cars and Polar Putt-Putt at Lock 3, to Winter on the Boardwalk ice scuplture displays and shopping, dining and entertainment offerings, downtown Akron is hot in the wintertime.

Ongoing Events:

January 13
3rd Annual Cottage Crawl at Lock 3

November 23 - February 18
Ice Skating at Lock 3

November 23 - February 18
Polar Putt-Putt at Lock 3

December 7 - February 18
Ice Bumper Cars at Lock 3

January 3 - February 28
Lunchtime Bird Watching at Akron-Summit County Public Library

January 8 - February 14
Beginner ice skating lessons at Lock 3

January 10 - January 30
Winter on the Boardwalk at Canal Park

January 17
aMUSEment: Preview of The Snow Maiden ballet

January 18
Chili Challenge at Lock 3

January 21
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration at Akron Art Museum

January 21
Martin Luther King Day at Akron Zoo

January 26 - January 27
Superhero & Princess Weekend at Lock 3

February 2 - February 3
The Snow Maiden presented by The University Of Akron Dance Insitiute at E.J. Thomas Hall - The University of Akron

February 17
ISkate Akron Party and Skating Lessons at Lock 3

July 3 - September 1
Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - National Park Scenic at Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad/Akron Northside Station