Things To Do in Akron, OH
Take your someone special out for a delicious meal at Lanning’s Restaurant, voted the most romantic restaurant of 2011 by local voters. With an outstanding menu, a variety of imported and domestic wines and unparalleled service, Lanning’s is known as one of Northern Ohio’s premier facilities for fine dining and the perfect place to enjoy a romantic conversation with your date in an intimate setting.
Celebrate the 4th of July weekend at the Rib, White & Blue Festival, the biggest and baddest rib and barbeque event in Northeastern Ohio. Try all the best recipes while you rock out to some of the best tribute artists in the country. After your food’s settled, head over to the carnival and fair-style rides for a good time. End the weekend with a bang at the Fireworks Finale.
Learn why Akron is the City of Invention at the Invent Now Museum and Store. The original National Inventors Hall of Fame, this museum dedicated to tracing human, social and economic progress currently features rotating multimedia exhibits and attractions about innovative products, artifacts from the Patent and Trademark Office and portraits of all the honorees of the NIHF.