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Downtown Akron Partnership



Food Guide

First Night Sites Serving Food (available for purchase)

Akron Art Museum
6-11 p.m.

Coffee, pastries, soup, hot chocolate, sandwiches, pop, and chips. Beer and wine availbable after 9 p.m.

Akron Civic Theatre
6-11:15 p.m.

Concession-style foods, hot pretzels, potato chips, and candy. Beer and wine available after 9 p.m.

Greystone Hall
5-10 p.m.

Philly cheese steak sandwiches, kosher hot dogs, pizza by the slice, snacks, candy, hot and cold beverages.

John S. Knight Center
5-11:30 p.m. 

Street tacos, short rib sliders, pizza by the slice, kosher hot dogs, snacks, candy, hot and cold beverages.  

Lock 3
11 a.m.-11:30 p.m.

Nachos, pretzels, fries, candy, hot dogs, sandwiches. Beer and wine available after 9 p.m. 

The Nightlight
5-9 p.m.
Popcorn, peanuts, and candy.

Zion Lutheran Church
5-9 p.m.

Homemade Hungarian sausage, sauerkraut, chili, hot dogs, sloppy joes, nachos, cookies, pop & water. Free coffee and tea.

Restaurants Open During First Night

Main Street
The Coffee Pot Café
75 S. Main St.

Natalie's (temporary location for NYE)
Inside the Main Library

The Peanut Shoppe
203 S. Main St.

The Lockview
207 S. Main St.

205 S. Main St.

Barley House    
222 S. Main St.

Pita Pit
325 S. Main St.

Cilantro Thai & Sushi               
326 S. Main St.

Brubaker’s Pub       
357 S. Main St.   

Insomnia Cookies
367 S. Main St.

Jimmy John’s           
371 S. Main St.

DaVinci's Pizza
374 S. Main St.

Spaghetti Warehouse    
510 S. Main St.

Swenson's (food truck)
by Mainstage

Playland Concessions (food truck)
by Mainstage

Mill Street
Nuevo Modern Mexican & Tequila Bar
54 E. Mill St.

Sweet Mary's Bakery
76 E. Mill St.

Exchange Street
One W. Exchange St.

Pizza Fire
22 E. Exchange

Market Street
3 Point
45 E. Market St.

57 E. Market St.

Northside District
21 Furnace St.