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First Night Akron 2016

Presented by Downtown Akron Partnership at Downtown Akron, Akron OH

Dec 31 2015
First Night Akron 2016

Make plans for New Year’s Eve and join the fun in Downtown Akron!

Make plans for New Year’s Eve and join the fun in Downtown Akron! Now in its 20th year, First Night Akron is a New Year’s Eve celebration unlike any other. Come in out of the cold and celebrate the new year. On Thursday, December 31, 6 p.m.-midnight, enjoy entertainment and fun for all ages throughout Downtown Akron featuring the region’s best in music, dance, theater, visual and interactive arts. First Night admission buttons provide admission to all First Night venues on event night. The design for the button changes each year and is a unique work of art. This year’s button art was designed by Don Drumm.


$10 (Children under 10 are FREE when accompanied by a button wearing adult.)

Contact: 330-374-7690

Email: firstnight@downtownakron.como

    Official Website


  • More than 14,000 revelers enjoyed the 19th annual First Night Akron, Downtown's family-friendly, alcohol-free New Year's Eve celebration of the arts. The event took place in 12 venues throughout Downtown from 6 p.m.-midnight on Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014. Video by Pritt Entertainment Group.


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