Things To Do in Akron, OH
Get out to Lock 3 Park for some fun at this outdoor amphitheater known as Akron’s hub of outdoor excitement. Pack a blanket and a picnic, and you are set to enjoy the show! From May through September, jam out to weekend concerts under the open skies, Akron's biggest festivals, and a large number of community events, including the City of Akron's official 4th of July fireworks display. Winter is also a blast with a host of attractions that include Ohio's largest seasonal outdoor ice skating rink, Reindeer Run sledding hill, holiday shopping, Breakfast's with Santa, Polar Putt-Putt and more. Winter is kicked-off every year with the Downtown Holiday Lighting Ceremony exploding the night sky with fireworks.
Alcoholics Anonymous was founded in Akron, and the city still celebrates the establishment of this movement every year on Founders’ Day. Celebrate the establishment of the program that has helped heal the lives of many alcoholics and their families at this fun, educational and family-friendly festival at the University of Akron.