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Also happening in Downtown Akron on New Year’s Eve:

Holidayfest at Lock 3
Visit Holidayfest at Lock 3 on Wednesday, December 31 for ice skating on their 10,000 square foot ice rink from 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Skate rental is $3. Play 9-holes of Polar Putt-Putt, $3. Savor hot chocolate, chili, nachos and other warm treats.

St. Bernard’s Parish
Catholic Mass
44 University Ave., 5:30 and 10:30 p.m.
Visit this beautiful, Romanesque Revival style Catholic Church for New Year’s Eve mass.

Holiday Market at Lock 3
Nov. 28-Dec. 21, Fridays 4-9 p.m.; Saturdays 11 a.m.-9 p.m..; Sundays, 12-6 p.m.
Dec. 22-23, 11 a.m.- 9 p.m.; Dec. 24, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. and Dec. 31, 11 a.m.-11 p.m.
Find unique handmade gift ideas featuring local, independent products and goods from Germany and Akron. There is something for everyone at the Holiday Market. Vendors (at time of print) include: Highland Baking Co., Homemade Delites, Kre8ivLizard/Hailoy Graphics, The Lit Wick Candle Company, Nom Nom Popcorn Co., Old German Christmas, Tindercraft and Yellow Bugg. Mario Hausdorfer, from Germany (Old German Christmas), sells a variety of German-made products including hand-blown glass.

A Vibrant, Walkable Downtown With so Much to Celebrate!
Visit beautiful, exciting and interactive window displays created by talented local artists. These windows are on display, enhancing the walkable Downtown environment next to the Civic Theatre on Main Street.