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Snow and Cold Doesn't Dampen New Year's Eve Celebration
The 18th annual First Night® Akron brought approximately 14,000 people to Downtown Akron to enjoy New Year's Eve in a safe, clean and family-friendly environment. Initial attendance figures are estimated based on the clicker totals of the venues. more >  


Get Out! Annual Akron bash welcomes new year
This year, First Night Akron celebrates its 18th year as a family friendly New Year's celebration that entertains with music, fireworks and activities for adults and children alike. more >  


Sounds, sights of celebration at First Night Akron
This year’s First Night® Akron will allow revelers to move with a local modern dance troupe, groove to the sounds of up-and-coming artists and enjoy a preview performance of a popular annual concert. more >  

Featured Artist

Auyrn of Flowetry (Contact Juggler)

Contact juggling is a circus art involving the balance and manipulation of one or more crystal balls to make them appear as if floating. more>