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

Winter Fest at Lock 3
Visit Winter Fest at Lock 3 on Thursday, December 31 for ice skating on their 10,000 square foot ice rink from 11 a.m.-11:30 p.m. Skate rental is $3. Play 9-holes of Polar Putt-Putt from 11 a.m.-11:30 p.m. for $3. Take a slide down Reindeer run from 1-4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. for $3. Enjoy $1 off of these activities with your First Night button. 

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.

The American Toy Marble Museum at Lock 3 Park
Winter Season opens the day after Thanksgiving and runs until President's Day.
Wednesdays to Sundays, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Exhibits and displays of old Akron, toys and marbles -- fun for the whole family, play time for the youngsters.  Specialty gift shop: Akron's Blue Santa, reproductions of historic artifacts, toy marbles and so much more.

Akron Children's Museum pop up site at Lock 3
Thursday, December 31, 6-9 p.m.

While continuing to work on bringing a fully established children's museum to Akron, Akron Children's Museum is bringing something temporary for this winter season. Come check out fun, interactive exhibits and activities focused on science and technology, health and wellness, arts and culture, and citizenship and community. First Night button-wearers will recieve $1 off admission!