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Lock 3

Lock 3 is located next to the Akron Civic Theatre on Main street downtown and is Akron's home for summer and winter family-fun entertainment. Since it's opening in 2003, Lock 3 has hosted more than 2 million visitors. From May through September, Lock 3 features weekend concerts under the open skies, Akron's biggest festivals, a weekly farmers market, a large number of community events and hosts the City of Akron's official 4th of July fireworks display. Winter is a blast at Lock 3, with a host of attractions including Ohio's largest seasonal outdoor ice skating rink, Reindeer Run sledding hill, holiday shopping, Breakfast's with Santa, Polar Putt-Putt and more. Winter at Lock 3 kicks off every year with the Downtown Holiday Lighting Ceremony exploding the night sky with fireworks.


Email: Lock3@akronohio.gov

Phone: (330) 375-2877

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Akron General
Hilton Garden Inn Akron
Metro PCS
Miller Lite
The City of Akron
John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
Downtown Akron Partnership
Coca Cola
Glen Stephens
Akron Civic Theatre