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.

Hey, what are you doing? I'm at Jilly's Music Room handing out #summitbrewpath passports and pint glasses for Third Thursday until I run out.
Come get one!

330 Day is coming! Do you have your t-shirt yet?
The Akron-Canton Airport (CAK) is offering you a chance to win an official CAK t-shirt! Post a picture online wearing the shirt and using the #330ShirtDay and you could win $330 in small business gift certificates! https://buff.ly/2TpTVN4

The Akron Symphony Orchestra performs Beethoven's Symphony Number 5 at E.J.Thomas Hall on April 6. https://buff.ly/2FhrYSA

If you're fascinated with the Apollo missions, Apollo 11 is a must see. Catch it this evening at The Nightlight. Check their website for movie times & tickets. https://buff.ly/2Fht5BI

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Beer notes: Summit Brew Path returns; MadCap looks to redesign taproom; and more

Hey everyone! I will be handing out early copies of the #SummitBrewPath passport and Summit Brew Path pint glasses to the first 100 people who come see me for Third Thursday at Jilly's Music Room starting at 4:30. See you there!

ohio.com The Summit Brew Path is back.The Akron-based brewery trail kicks off its third season on Saturday with 22 stops this year, up from 18 last year.The Summit

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Beer notes: Summit Brew Path returns; MadCap looks to redesign taproom; and more

The Summit Brew Path kicks off this weekend. Collect stamps from all 22 breweries for a chance to win $2000 in cash!

ohio.com The Summit Brew Path is back.The Akron-based brewery trail kicks off its third season on Saturday with 22 stops this year, up from 18 last year.The Summit

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Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers - Tickets - Goodyear Theater - Akron, OH, July 14, 2019 | Ticketfly

Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers is coming to the Goodyear Theater on July 14, 2019. That's just the way it is.

ticketfly.com Get tickets to Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers at Goodyear Theater, Akron, OH on 07/14/19

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Summit Brew Path

The Summit Brew Path kicks off this Saturday!
But you can get your passport early and score a Summit Brew Path 2019 pint glass on Third Thursday. The first 100 people to meet us at Jilly's Music Room on Thursday, March 21 will get a passport and pint glass.
We'll be there starting at 4pm til we run out of passports. See you then!

summitbrewpath.com With the continued growth and vibrancy of our local craft beer scene, the ASCVB invites you to use the passport as a guide to this year’s 22 OFFICIAL BREWERY STOPS throughout Greater Akron, Ohio.  

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Akron/Summit Convention & Visitors Bureau contest encourages community to show ‘330 pride’ on March 30

330 Day is coming! Get your favorite local t-shirt ready! #330ShirtDay

cleveland.com The Akron/Summit Convention & Visitors Bureau is encouraging area residents to show their community pride on Saturday, March 30 by wearing a T-shirt with a “330 Day” theme that refers to the area’s 330 area code.

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Pick up supplies, get inspired, sit in on a class. It's the Adventures In Stamping, Rubber Stamp & Scrapbook Convention at the John S Knight Center - April 26-28. https://buff.ly/2Y2tIaZ

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Kids Yoga & Mindfulness at Nature Realm

Do you have a kid who loves to join you when you do yoga? Bring them to Kids Yoga & Mindfulness at the Seiberling Nature Realm. It's coming May 5.

summitlive365.com Budding yogis (7-12) and their adult companions– join certified yoga instructor Lisa Meranti for...

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Don't mind me. Just thinking about dinner tonight. 🍝🍷

Looking to get in on a Magic the Gather game? Join Full Grip Games in downtown Akron. Modern, Draft, Standard games and more! https://buff.ly/2NeJZEJ

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Announcements – Western Reserve Playhouse

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
See the Western Reserve Playhouse's production of the classic Edward Albee play, opening May 31.

westernreserveplayhouse.org The year is 1968. In his upper East Side apartment, Michael is throwing a birthday party for Harold, a self-avowed “thirty-two-year-old, pockmarked Jew fairy,” complete with a surprise gift: Cowboy, a street hustler. As guests arrive and the evening wears on, fueled by drugs and alcohol, bitter,...

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I feel like getting out this evening. I also happen to have a pocket full of quarters.
Who's with me?

The music of Graham Nash, great seafood, and beer on train - Check out this weekend's Play Eat Shop.

The @AkronArtMuseum's "Nick Cave: Feat" exhibit is a must-see.
There, I said it. And I will not be reading any responses. ...
...unless you include cool pictures from your visit.
There, I said that too. https://buff.ly/2shd5K5

See Summit County through the eyes of local photographers at the Summit Artspace "419 Square Miles of Summit County Exhibit."
Learn more in this episode of WKSU's "State of the Arts: The Different Lenses of Summit County." https://buff.ly/2XYk3Sy

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Recommended Hikes - Cuyahoga Valley National Park (U.S. National Park Service)

I think you should get out and enjoy a hike. Here's some recommended hikes in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

nps.gov Trek on over to the park for some great hiking along our recommended trails. Dress for the weather and wear appropriate footwear. Don't forget a snack and water!

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National Wheelchair Basketball Association championships coming to Tallmadge

The National Wheelchair Basketball Association championships is coming to Tallmadge- via MyTownNEO.com.

mytownneo.com TALLMADGE — The city’s recreation center is the host site for the 2019 Toyota National Adult Division I and Division II Wheelchair

Pi day

Today is one of my favorite holidays. Pi day.
You get to eat dessert AND do math. You think us nerds don't party, oh but we do. We. Do!
So take a break and head to bakery and get a slice of pie to celebrate! https://buff.ly/2XZKTcY

Summer float

Yes, the weather's nice. And I know it's a little early to be thinking of summer. BUT...This year we will be able to float the Cuyahoga River in a tube!
Learn more from cleveland.com: https://buff.ly/2T1T7hf

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Shuffle: Folk Duo Cave Twins Drawn Together by Song

Need some music for your workday? Check out Akron based folk duo, Cave Twins in this episode of WKSU's Shuffle.
Then catch their album release party March 15&16 at the Rialto Theatre.

wksu.org David Mayfield and Abby Rose have reunited after experiencing a turning point in their musical careers. Performing as Cave Twins , the duo is set to

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The Summit Brew Path is coming! It officially kicks off March 23. https://buff.ly/2DbAUWB

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Beer fests, new restaurants at the Q, Summit Brew Path make our 5-minute WTAM chat

The 2019 Summit Brew Path is coming. It officially starts on March 23! Learn more in this article from Marc Bona.

cleveland.com It was a busy week for beer and food news, with the Summit Brew Path starting up again, new restaurants in the Q and a pair of local beer fests held. WTAM's Bill Wills and I have the details on our weekly beer-food segment.

Pokemon Cheer

The Ultimate Cheer Experience's St Patty's Day Championships are coming to the John S Knight Center on March 16. https://buff.ly/2VZePnX

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"1776"

The Ohio Shakespeare Festival takes a look at the early days of the United States in their production of "1776." It opens April 12!

showclix.com Tickets for "1776" in Akron from ShowClix. 1776 Music and lyrics by Edward Sherman Book by Peter Stone April 12-May 5, 2019 Tickets $15-$33 103 S. High Street, Akron 44308 A funny, insightful, and compelling musical with a striking score and legendary script. It's the summer of 177

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Event Calendar - Dreamgirls - 2/21/2019 - Weathervane Playhouse

I feel like it's a good time to see a musical. What do you think?
This week is your last chance to catch Weathervane Playhouse's production of Dreamgirls. Check their website for dates and times.

weathervaneplayhouse.com A sweeping and inspirational journey through 20th-century American popular music, Dreamgirls chronicles one Motown-era group’s rise from obscurity to superstardom! Through gospel, R&B, smooth pop, disco and more, Dreamgirls explores themes of ambition, hope, and betrayal, all set in the glamorous ...

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How Marvel Changed Comics

Learn how Marvel revolutionized the industry to secure its spot as one of the most influential comic publishers of all time from comic author Michael Sangiacomo. March 13 at the Cuyahoga Falls Library.

summitlive365.com Marvel has become an undisputed juggernaut in the comic book industry, dominating pop culture for...

Get ready. "Stan & Ollie" is at @nightlightakron. Check their website for showtimes and tickets. https://buff.ly/2HsZyI6

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Maple Sugar Festival & Pancake Breakfast

Today is #NationalPancakeDay! Be sure to check out Hale Farm & Village's Maple Sugar Festival & Pancake Breakfast this weekend - March 16-17.

summitlive365.com Join us at Hale Farm & Village March 9, 10, 16 & 17 – 2019 for the Maple Sugar Festival and...

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The National Wheelchair Basketball Association championship tournaments coming to Tallmadge | Cleveland Cavaliers

The National Wheelchair Basketball Association championship tournaments coming to Tallmadge - March 15-17 and 22-24. - via Cleveland Cavaliers

nba.com Thirty-two wheelchair basketball teams from across the the country will be in Tallmadge to compete for the National Wheelchair Basketball Association (NWBA) championships, March 15-17th and March 22-24th.

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Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (Concert)

Tomorrow! The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center is in Akron at EJ Thomas Hall - March 12!

summitlive365.com Featuring: Wu Han, piano Arnaud Sussmann and Alexander Sitkovetsky, violins Matthew Lipman,...

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Tiki Underground Epic 2nd Anniversary Celebration w/Kahuna Kings

Warmer weather is coming. You can feel it in the air. Shake off the last of the winter blues with some beach music at the Tiki Underground 2nd Anniversary Celebration with the Kahuna Kings on March 23.

summitlive365.com The Kahuna Kings will headline the party. Check the official event page for more announcements and...

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UA art exhibit highlights ‘untold stories’ of Rust Belt cities - Akronist

Experience the untold stories of Rust Belt cities through the visual art of Jennifer Vanderpool.

"UA art exhibit highlights ‘untold stories’ of Rust Belt cities" - via Akronist

akronist.com Artist Jennifer Vanderpool explores urban decay and the issues facing Rust Belt cities as part of her new exhibit “Untold Stories: The Forgotten Underclass in Rust Belt Urban Renewal,” which opens Monday, March 11, at the University of Akron’s Emily Davis Gallery, in the Myers School of Art, F...

Sojourner Truth, while not an Akronite, left a lasting impression on the country when she delivered her 1851 speech, "Ain't I a Woman?" at the Women's Rights Convention held here in Akron, Ohio. #InternationalWomensDay https://buff.ly/2XNq7x6

The “Squadron of Death” was an all female team of Akron aviators from the 1930s! They had a crow as a mascot and held their meetings on Friday the 13th - in other words, they were awesome! #InternationalWomensDay
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People who know me, know I am enamored with Judith Resnik. I have a picture of her on the wall in my office. Resnik graduated from Firestone High School, became an astronaut, and flew her first mission aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery in 1984. Sadly, we lost Resnik in the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster in 1986. #InternationalWomensDay https://buff.ly/2DDaSyJ

It's #InternationalWomensDay and I want to take some time today to talk about some of Akron's women who inspire me.
First let's talk about Gertrude Seiberling. She was a charter member of Tuesday Musical Club. She enrolled at Buchtel College to study architecture, gardening and interior design so she could help in the building of Stan Hywet. And she founded the Akron Garden Club. https://buff.ly/2DbHLzb

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3 Jazz Musicians to Know

Akron's jazz scene is legit. Whether catching a show at Blu Jazz, Pub Bricco, or the university, or attending the Jazz & Blues Festival, AkronLife Magazine shares 3 musicians you should know.

akronlife.com These past and present players shape the revitalized Akron jazz scene.

MSN took a look at "The Most Popular Chain Restaurant in Every State."
Guess what Ohio's is.
SWENSONS!!!
I'm celebrating with a Galley Boy and onion rings for lunch!
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The Black Keys

Listen up! A new song from The Black Keys!
Best. Day. EVER!

NEW SONG: Listen to “Lo/Hi” now ⚡ https://wbr.ec/lohi

The Seek the Light Expo is coming to the John S Knight Center, March 9 & 10. Hear speakers on Understanding Detoxification & Why You Should Detoxify, Hunting Your Inner Trickster, Kaleidoscopology, meditation and much more. https://buff.ly/2H2QJFz

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World War II Akron with Author Tim Carroll

Learn more about the role Akron played in World War II as author Tim Carroll talks about his book "World War II Akron" - March 18 at the Goodyear Branch Library.

summitlive365.com World War II Akron tells the stories of Akron’s greatest generation and includes over 100 rare...

MAY I HAVE YOUR ATTENTION PLEASE!
The Akron Zoo has a new river otter and his name is Odie!!! 😍
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