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Downtown Akron Partnership



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More Around Town

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

St. Bernard's Parish
Catholic Mass
44 University Ave., 5:30 p.m. & 10:30 p.m.

Visit this beautiful, Romanesque Revival style Catholic Church for New Year's Eve mass.

University of Akron Men's Basketbal
Zips vs. Coppin State
James A. Rhodes Arena, 6 p.m.
Kick off First Night with exciting Zips Basketball! The Zips take on Coppin State at 6 p.m. at Rhodes Arena. Tickets are just $5 for adults with a First Night Button and accompanying children 14 and under are FREE! Complimentary parking and shuttle are available from the Polsky Deck Downtown from 5-9 p.m.
Lock 3

Visit Holidayfest Lock 3 on Monday, December 31 for ice skating on their 10,000 square foot ice rink from 11 a.m. to 11.p.m. Skate rental is $3. Strap on skates for toddlers are free when available.

Take a ride on the Magical Train for $3. Shop the Holiday Market with vendors open until 11 p.m.

Savor hot chocolate, chili, soups, nachos and other warm treats.

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!

Check for a full listing of events going on in Downtown on New Year’s Eve and every day of the year.