12 Downtown Akron venues (Akron Art Museum, Akron Civic Theatre, Akron-Summit Public Library, Greystone Hall, John S. Knight Center, Main Street Mainstage, METRO Transit Center, The Nightlight, Palladian Palette, Shoppes at Akron Centre, Summit Artspace and Zion Lutheran Church)
Downtown's premier New Year's Eve celebration is Wednesday, December 31 from 6 p.m.-midnight.
Make plans for New Year’s Eve and join the fun in Downtown Akron. Now in its 19th year, First Night Akron is a New Year’s Eve event unlike any other. This family-friendly, alcohol-free celebration of the arts brings the community together to enjoy indoor entertainment and fun throughout Downtown Akron. Activities will delight all ages and features the region's best in music, dance, theater, visual and interactive arts.
Admission buttons are just $10 and children 10 and under are free (with a button wearing adult).
Visit www.firstnightakron.org to purchase a button online or to find a button sales location. www.firstnightakron.org