YES! The Lock 3, Cleveland Clinic Stage will be relocated behind the previous stage, next to the Akron Civic Theatre. Enter from W. Bowery St. This is where Friday and Saturday concerts, as well as Sunday Movies will take place. LIVE & LOCAL Wednesday concerts will be held in Cascade Plaza. Location Map
You’ll find several convenient parking decks and metered parking spaces around Lock 3. (See video)
The closest parking deck is the State Street Deck located at 55 W. State St. Other nearby parking decks also include:
There are also plenty of metered parking spaces available downtown, and they are free after 6 p.m. on weekdays and all day on weekends. (Restrictions on handicapped-accessible parking spaces still apply.) Many downtown parking meters have pay stations that accept credit cards, bills and coins, and all city decks accept credit card payments.
- Summit County Deck (200 S. High St.)
- Cascade Deck (10 W. Mill St.)
- CitiCenter Deck (132 S. High St.)
You can also find additional downtown Akron parking details here.
(Thanks, Downtown Akron Partnership!)
METRO has put together some information to make your trip a smooth one. We encourage visitors to download the Moovit App or visit AkronMetro.org to plan your trip to Lock 3.
Also check out DASH–downtown Akron's free weekday shuttle service!
The DASH runs every 10 minutes from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and every 15 minutes from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. It is a loop route that travels in a circle from our Transit Center, around downtown and to The University of Akron. Did we mention it's free? Let's DASH!
Lock 3 is free admission to enter the park. There are fees for ice skating, other activities and events such as Breakfast with Santa and Dinner with the Grinch.
Yes - if you have made reservations online for bumper cars, etc., you may change your reservation 24 hours in advance.
Yes, please park in the deck above Lock 3 (51 State St.) and take the elevator to the basement.
It is highly recommended, especially before the first of the year, as most activities sell out. You can book in person if there is availability, but we do not set aside space for walk-ups.
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Skates are available in kid sizes 11-4 and adult sizes 5-13. We do not have half sizes; it is advised to go up a size and wear heavy socks.
Yes! They have space heaters and are sanitized between uses.
We accept cash, MasterCard, and Visa.
Yes! We serve an assortment of beer, wine, hard seltzers, Peppermint Schnapps, and Bailey’s.
No explorers here (lame Dora the Explorer joke, we know!). The DORA allows patrons of one of the participating restaurants, bars, and entertainment venues to carry up to 16 oz. of an open alcoholic beverage in a designated cup within the designated DORA boundaries. Find out more at downtownakron.com/explore/downtown-akron-dora
Yes - we have hot food, snacks and cold drinks, as well as food trucks during concerts.
Yes, contact Kim Reese Glover at email@example.com or call 330-375-2877 to book your party or shuffleboard courts.
Yes, except during concerts and festivals. Dogs must be on a leash and please clean-up after your pet to keep the park clean for everyone to enjoy.
Yes, we will have a designated area.
Yes inside the building near The Akron Children's Museum.