Akron Summit Convention & Visitors Bureau

The Akron/Summit Convention & Visitors Bureau proudly promotes our area as an ideal destination for business & leisure travel!

Every Season, Any Day is the Perfect Time to Visit!

Set your sights on fun and relaxation while visiting Greater Akron. Wander off the beaten path for exhilarating recreational activities… enjoy biking, hiking and water sports throughout our local and national park systems. If you prefer taking things at a slower pace, explore the rich and diverse cultural offerings that showcase our communities. Dance, theatre, music and art promise to excite your senses at venues large and small. And don’t forget to make time to savor some of your favorite cuisines. Restaurants, diners and unique eateries are sure to please even the most discriminating palates. Shopping is equally diverse with malls, boutiques and outlets brimming with special finds. With more than 5,000 guest rooms, you’re sure to find comfortable accommodations for any budget.

For fast and convenient reservations, book your overnight accommodations right from our site… you’re only one click away from comparing rates and checking availability.

Sights, sounds and experiences await you. Call today to request our complete visitor packet. With so many amazing options, you’ll be able to plan a visit that’s entirely your own!

Mission: The mission of Akron Summit Convention & Visitors Bureau is to promote Akron and Summit County as an ideal location for meetings, conventions and tours.

Join the Akron Art Museum for a tour of internationally acclaimed sculptor Woodrow Nash's studio on November 15!

PUMPKIN PANDEMONIUM! Yep, it's time to celebrate the season. Head to Heritage Farms in Peninsula for fun fall games and activities!


Trails and Ales

Enojoy a music, food, and drinks on a fall afternoon! Learn local canal history, and enjoy Baroque music of Bach and Telemann with musicians from the Akron Symphony with Urban Troubadour at Trails and Ales on Oct 28.

summitlive365.com 3:30 Pre-concert glass of wine or beer at Mustill Store, with  costumed historian “Emma...


CVAC 35th Annual Juried Exhibition RECEPTION

The 35th annual juried exhibition at the Cuyahoga Valley Art Center runs til November 1st. See some local art!

summitlive365.com Cuyahoga Valley Art Center 35th Annual Juried Exhibition Artist Reception The Cuyahoga Valley Art...


"Little Women” the Musical runs through Oct. 20 at Western Reserve Playhouse - Akronist

"Little Women” the Musical is running through Oct. 20 at Western Reserve Playhouse. Learn more via The Akronist

akronist.com The novel “Little Women” by Louisa May Alcott comes alive as an all-new Broadway musical adaptation, now playing through Oct. 20 at Western Reserve Playhouse, 3326 Everett Road, in Bath. This family friendly, high-energy production is directed by WRP’s Artistic Director, Dawn Sniadak-Yamokoski...

The ride is this Sunday. Come out! See you on the route! #Fondo https://buff.ly/2u6ZPIt


State of the Arts: Inside Don Drumm's Studio

Mark Arehart visits Don Drumm's studio on this episode of WKSU's "State of the Arts."

wksu.org Artist Don Drumm has been a fixture of the Northeast Ohio art scene for nearly 50 years. On this week’s State of the Arts WKSU’s Mark Arehart takes us


Play Eat Shop This Weekend

What to do this weekend? Here's our suggestions.

visitakron-summit.org Weekend of October 12 - October 13, 2018 Crafted Fun Akron Craft Beer Festival - October 12 Local, national and international craft breweries will be represented Choose from of beers, meads and ciders Light appetizers will be served Receive a commemorative glass Akron Civic Theatre The Twisted Olive...

There are some amazing crafters and small businesses here in Akron. You can pick up some of the great things they make at Northside Marketplace! https://buff.ly/2GPGsZx

Let's eat! Places to try in Summit County

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Me: Let's try to go to all of these places in one night.


Brian Bress: Pictures Become You - Akron Art Museum

Get out and see some art this weekend. The Akron Art Museum opens "Brian Bress: Pictures Become You" on October 13.

akronartmuseum.org A curious unblinking camouflaged creature peers out through a shape cut out of a landscape painting; two faceless figures blindly place appendage-like shapes on each other’s heads, while three doughy chefs make synchronized marker drawings on glass, then erase the drawings and start over. Such is ...



Come up to the lab and see what's on the slab as the Millenial Theatre Project brings The Rocky Horror Show to the stage of the @akroncivic starting Oct 30.

summitlive365.com THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW Presented by LGBT Akron Arts Festival in association with The Millennial...


Event Details | Akron Civic Theatre

Love craft beer? Join the Akron Civic Theatre for the 2018 Akron Craft Beer Festival! Sample local, national, and international beers from craft breweries.

akroncivic.com If you love craft beer, this is an event you won’t want to miss. Local, national and international craft breweries will be represented. This year attendees will have a wide variety to choose from of beers, meads and ciders.OVER 100 BEERS!!!!Every year a special beer is brewed and named after the C...



So you're getting married. Now you want to be environmentally responsible and maybe even save a few dollars on your wedding. I think you should check out Oak & Honey's Recycled Wedding Boutique on Nov 10 at the John S Knight Center. Gently used, and vintage items for your special day.

recycledweddingboutique.net Oak & Honey Events created the Recycled Wedding Boutique, a flea market of sorts, in 2014 for Northeast Ohio couples. Soon-to-be newlyweds can shop new, slightly used, and vintage items to create the wedding of their dreams from recently married couples who are looking to offload their wedding…

.Devo has been nominated for the #RockHall2019 class! Be sure to cast your vote for Akron's own! https://buff.ly/2y9art9


War Of The Worlds: The 1938 Radio Script

Celebrate the 80th anniversary of the original broadcast of "War of the Worlds" with performances of the classic old time radio show from the Hudson Players on Oct 19 - 20.

summitlive365.com Performances: Oct. 19 & 20 (One Weekend Only!) Curtain Time: 8 p.m. Directed by: Theresa...

Congratulations to DEVO! They were nominated for the #RockHall2019.

[10/09/18]   Congratulations to DEVO! They were nominated for the #RockHall2019.


Clay & Cuisine Workshop

Celebrate American Craft Week with a Clay & Cuisine Workshop from Zeber-Martell Gallery on October 12!

summitlive365.com Celebrate with us for American Craft Week, October 5-14, 2018. Sign up for a fun evening workshop...

Join Hale Farm & Village's Glass Blowing Adult Workshop and learn how to make a glass pumpkin on October 21! https://buff.ly/2pGnHRd


Tickets | University of Akron Zips Football vs. Central Michigan University Chippewas Football - Akron, OH at Ticketmaster

LET'S GO ZIPS! The Akron Zips take on Central Michigan University on October 27 at Infocision Stadium! Get your tickets now.

www1.ticketmaster.com Buy University of Akron Zips Football vs. Central Michigan University Chippewas Football tickets at the InfoCision Stadium-Summa Field in Akron, OH at Ticketmaster.


LGBT Akron Art Fest Presents Coyote Joe

LGBT Akron Art Fest kicks off with a performance by Coyote Joe Stevens at Jilly's Music Room on Oct 11!

summitlive365.com California-born singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Joe Stevens is a third-generation...


Treasure Island: An Adventure, with Music

Music, adventure, pirates, treasure - this play has it all! See @ohioshakes perform "Treasure Island: An Adventure, with Music." Catch it before it leaves the stage on Oct 14.

showclix.com Tickets for Treasure Island: An Adventure, with Music in Akron from ShowClix. Treasure Island: An Adventure, with Music A new play by Terry Burgler, adapted from the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson September 28-October 14, 2018 Tickets $15-$33 103 S. High Street, Akron 44308 A Family Theatre Advent


Fall Hiking Spree | Summit Metro Parks - Go Explore

The Summit Metro Parks' Fall Hiking Spree is in full swing. Hike 8 trails to collect prizes for your adventures! Go Explore!

hikingspree.summitmetroparks.org Participate in the Summit Metro Parks Fall Hiking Spree. Create lasting memories and a fun family tradition. Join us for this family friendly spree. Sign up.


Shuffle: Music and Art Come Together in a Silver Ribbon Dream

#MusicMonday Hey Mavis and Akron artist Leandra Drumm team up to create an album and artwork about the Ohio & Erie Canal.
"Shuffle: Music and Art Come Together in a Silver Ribbon Dream" - WKSU

wksu.org A new music and art collaboration brings to life the history of the Ohio and Erie Canal. Laurie Caner of folk band Hey Mavis and Akron artist Leandra Drumm


Ohio Mart 2018 | Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens

Ohio Mart is still going strong at Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens. Get out and see all the artisans and vendors Oct 5 and 6!

stanhywet.org O. Mart Ticket


Pokemon Go part of Saturday arts event in Akron

Pokemon GO, art, selfies, prizes...it's going to be a good time! Join us tomorrow, Oct 6!

cleveland.com The Akron/Summit Convention & Visitors Bureau will host Good Art Hunting, an event that encourages community members to explore downtown Akron's public art while playing the smartphone game Pokemon Go.


'Locktoberfest' takes place Oct. 5 at Lock 15 Brewing - Akronist

Today's the day! 'Locktoberfest' comes to Lock 15 Brewing Company! Join them from 5:30 - 8:30pm for great beer, music, food and more! Oct 5!

akronist.com The Cascade Locks Park Association’s (CLPA) annual Locktoberfest, Friday, Oct. 5, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., will this year take place at the new Lock 15 Brewing Company, 21 W. North Street, Suite TL 1, in Akron’s Northside District. The event is free to attend, and the chefs at Lock 15 will prepar...


Best way to light it up

. Akron.Life continues its series of "The Best of Akron." Today they take a look at Whiskertin Lighting. A shop full of original lighting pieces.
"Best way to light it up"

akronlife.com Best of the City 2018 Editor's Pick: Whiskertin Lighting



There's still time to register for Fondo Cycling Circuit USA's Akron ride on October 14. Get your jersey on and let's go!

bikesignup.com The FONDO CYCLING CIRCUIT USA - Akron OH is on Sunday October 14, 2018. It includes the following events: 30 Miles (Piccolo), 50 Miles (Medio), and 75 Miles (Gran).

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Give your home a classy vintage feel with a visit to Birchwood Supply Co. Rare vintage finds and handmade furniture is just what you need!


Best Pamper & Pour

Pamper yourself with a mani-pedi and relax with a cocktail at Stay Polished Beauty & Martini Bar! Learn more from Akron Life Magazine.

akronlife.com Best of the City 2018 Editor's Pick: Stay Polished Beauty & Martini Bar


Calendar of Events – Sammy Hagar and the Circle 10/17/2018 in Northfield

Sammy Hagar is coming to the Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park. See him October 17!

hrrocksinonorthfieldpark.com 7:30 PM | Hard Rock Live


Akron Municipal Court offers Halloween weddings at Akron Civic Theatre - Akronist

Do you and the special person in your life thinking of tying the knot? Do you both love Halloween? I mean REALLY love Halloween? We the Akron Municipal Court is offering Halloween weddings at the Akron Civic Theatre on Oct 31!Learn more from The Akronist

akronist.com Couples will have an opportunity to marry at an exquisite historic venue on Wednesday, Oct. 31, thanks to the Akron Municipal Court and the Akron Civic Theatre. Akron Municipal Court Judge Nicole Walker will perform Halloween weddings from 10 a.m. to Noon and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Theater, located...


Best Farm-Fresh Meats

What happens when farmers decide to open their own butcher shop? You end up with The Farmer's Rail and some of the best farm-fresh meats you can get your hands on! Akron.Life takes a look at the shop in this article:

akronlife.com Best of the City 2018 Editor's Pick: The Farmer’s Rail


Veterans Appreciation - Soap Box Derby

I've got something fun for all our veterans out there. Get a chance to ride down the hill at the International Soap Box Derby 's historic Derby Downs for their Veterans Appreciation Day on Oct 6th!

soapboxderby.org Akron's world famous Derby Downs was built as part of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) in 1936. Created by order of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the WPA was the largest and most ambitious New Deal agency, employing millions of unemployed people (mostly unskilled men) to carry out publ...


Ohio Mart 2018 | Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens

Ohio Mart starts today! YAAAAAY!!! It's the 52nd year for the event. Get out and see all the talented artisans and exhibitors.

stanhywet.org O. Mart Ticket



October is a beautiful time of year to ride a bike through Akron and Summit County! Join Fondo Cycling Circuit USA for their Akron ride on Oct 14. Register now!

bikesignup.com The FONDO CYCLING CIRCUIT USA - Akron OH is on Sunday October 14, 2018. It includes the following events: 30 Miles (Piccolo), 50 Miles (Medio), and 75 Miles (Gran).

#GoodArtHunting will have Pokemon GO trainers exploring downtown Akron's public art while playing the game. Be a part of the scavenger hunt and win this official Pokemon GO 2nd Anniversary poster and enter to win other prizes! Oct 6 at Cascade Plaza! https://buff.ly/2RiQSXd


Anyone down for any of these after work? Anyone? No? Guess I'll go by myself then.

You care about Akron. Join the conversation with others who do too. Sign up for the community conversations at #OnTheTableAkron on Thursday, Oct 3! https://buff.ly/2Rh14iV

Can I take a minute to brag? Last week was the Ohio Travel Association's annual conference, and we brought home four Citations of Excellence awards! We won for Annual Report, Social Media Campaign, Guide / Planner, and Direct Mail / Free Standing Insert! Pretty proud of our team!

I got a chance to hang out at WhollyJoe Coffee House and Cafe in downtown Akron on Exchange St. Great coffee, cute atmosphere, and I had chicken salad on a bagel. Yum!

Today is #NationalDrinkBeerDay! Seems like a really solid excuse to go get another stamp in your #SummitBrewPath passport. 18 breweries in and around Summit County await! https://buff.ly/2DbAUWB

Have fun exploring all of downtown Akron's public art and taking selfies all while playing Pokémon GO! Win prizes and meet other Pokemon trainers at #GoodArtHunting on Oct 6! https://buff.ly/2NOMS2k

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