Click here or the flip book above to view the First Night 2015 event guide


Downtown Akron Partnership



First Night Buttons

The First Night Akron admission button is a unique piece of art designed by a local artist each year. Admission buttons are only $10. Children under 10 are FREE when accompanied by a button wearing adult. No refunds. No Exchanges.
Admission buttons are no longer available online.

Limited Edition First Night Backpack - $10

To commemorate the 20th anniversary of First Night Akron, and the return of Don Drumm as our button artist, a limited supply of backpacks are available for just $10 each (plus shipping & handling).

These lime green, vinyl backpacks feature the First Night 2016 button art designed by Akron artist, Don Drumm.


Limited Edition First Night Necklace - $5

Also available is a blinky necklace for $5 that features a one color version of the First Night button artist and blinks in bright green.





Discover Downtown Akron Passports are now sale priced at $10.  Passports include admission to 15 events in 2016. They are available for purchase at the First Night Akron office, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and at the following locations and online.

Acme Fresh Market (store locations, available at all but #30, Montrose, Hudson, Green and Parma) until January 31)