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Downtown Akron Partnership



New Year's Eve Wedding Festivities

Welcom the New Year by exchanging wedding vows on the grand staircase of the historic Akron Civic Theatre.   


The first 50 couples to register will receive a beautiful crystal necklace provided by C.L. Davis Jewelers.  Bracelets must be picked up New Year’s Eve by 8:45 p.m. at the Akron Civic Theatre. Photo ID will be required.


C.L. Davis Jewelers is offering a discount on wedding jewelry to any registered couple.   

New Year's Eve Wedding/Renewal Rules & Regulations    

  1. Applicants must be compliant with Ohio’s marriage laws and regulations; Applicants must pre-register for the wedding/renewal no later than 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, 12/17/2013.
  2. Couples may register by accessing the on-line application or by printing and mailing the on-line registration form to: First Night Akron/ Wedding; 103 S High St., 4th Floor, Akron, Ohio  44308. (wedding and renewal submisssion is closed as of 5 p.m. on Dec. 17, 2013)
  3. Applicants must have a First Night 2014 admission button to be eligible for the wedding ($10 each)
  4. Registered couples will need to report to the Akron Civic Theater check at 8:30 p.m. to be eligible for the jewelry giveaway.  (No Exceptions)
  5. The ceremony will begin shortly after 9 p.m. and will be precided over by the Honorable Judge Elinore Marsh Stormer.