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Downtown Akron Partnership



First Night Fireworks

Join the crowd on S. Main St. in front of Lock 3, to countdown the final minutes of 2013 and ring in the New Year! Oooh and ahhh over two fabulous FirstMerit Fireworks shows at 9 p.m. and midnight!

Akron Children's Hospital Kids Countdown Show
8:15 p.m.

Kids Fireworks Show
9 p.m.

Midnight Countdown Show
11:45 p.m.

FirstMerit Fireworks

First Night Fireworks Changed Locations a Few Years Ago

The Kids Fireworks and Midnight Fireworks Shows will be visible from S. Main St., in front of Lock 3. There is no longer a Mainstage at Maiden Lane as there was in the past.

Please note that the fireworks will no longer be visible from the Polsky Parking Deck or Maiden Lane. The best viewing location for the fireworks will be S. Main Street, in front of Lock 3.