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City of Akron Sponsors First Pizza Fest at Lock 3

Eager customers explore the park on the first night of Pizza Fest at Lock 3.
Attendees enjoyed pizza from eight local vendors, along with live music performances and activities throughout Labor Day weekend.
September 3, 2019

Sponsored by the City of Akron, Akron’s first ever Pizza Fest showcased eight local pizza vendors, cornhole, inflatables and live music performances at Lock 3 throughout Labor Day weekend. According...

New Roo Weekend Kicks Off Fall 2019 Semester

 Students enjoying games at Lock 3 during the Fall in Love with Akron Fest.
First year students were able to get motivated for the new school year through several events and activities across campus.
August 27, 2019

The University of Akron kicked off the Fall 2019 semester for incoming first year students through a variety of events and activities at New Roo Weekend. While there were many activities involved, a...

Lock 3 Charity Concert Features Zoso, Outside Voices

An audience gathers to watch Zoso, The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience, at Lock 3 in Akron, Ohio.
September 11, 2018

Radio station 97.5 WONE hosted “Rock the Lock” on Friday, Sept. 7 from 6-10 p.m. at Lock 3, featuring Outside Voices and Zoso, the Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience band. According to WONE 97.5’s...

First Night Akron Celebrates 22 Years of New Year’s Fun

Fireworks during First Night Akron 2017.
See, Hear, Taste and Do at Akron's New Year's Celebration
December 30, 2017

On Dec. 31, from 6 p.m. to midnight, Akron will usher in the new year with First Night Akron 2018. This will be the 22nd year for Akron’s New Year’s Eve celebration which spans several blocks of the...

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

Participants walk for sexual assault awareness.
May 2, 2016

The Rape Crisis Center (RCC) capped off Sexual Assault Awareness Month with its 11th annual “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” event on April 29 at Lock 3. Since 2005, the Medina and Summit County Rape Crisis...

Global Village Festival brings culture to Akron

Flags of the nations represented at the festival.
September 17, 2014

  The 3rd annual Global Village Festival of Greater Akron brought a multicultural celebration to Akron’s Lock 3 Park on Saturday, Sept. 13. Vendors from around the area sold ethnic cuisine,...

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