Featured Events and Concerts

Featured Events and Concerts

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St Patricks Day Parade
Be our lucky charm and celebrate St. Patricks Day in Downtown Akron! �� Join us Saturday, March 9th at noon! Parade begins at Cedar and travels north on Main St to Bowery. Join the fun and hopefully some good luck �� Sponsored by The Ancient Order of Hibernians (AOH) See you there!
 



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ON SALE NOW! Keith Sweat
Presented by The City of Akron & 3R1 Entertainment In Association with Beasley Entertainment is coming to The Akron Civic Theatre Saturday, March 30th at 7:30 PM! Get your tickets today! Click ticket link or visit Akron Civic Theatre Box Office Monday-Friday 10 am – 4 pm. 182 S Main St, Akron, OH 44308 (330) 253-2488
Keith Sweat is a Harlem, N.Y born songwriter/ record producer/ vocalist / actor/ radio personality, with a career that spans 24 years of record breaking and trail blazing contributions to the Pop and R&B genre. He is coined the genius behind the New Jack Swing phenomenon of the late 1980’s. Keith Sweat’s timely transition to the R&B mecca of Atlanta in 1992 added “label impresario” to his roster of talents. Keith has dominated the Pop and R&B worlds with an indefinable presence. His debut and now classic album Make It Last Forever sold more than three million copies, producing four R&B hit singles, including “I Want Her,” which also landed at #5 on the Pop charts. The album stats also include a nomination for the 1989 Soul Train Best R&B/Urban Contemporary Song of the Year award. Keith Sweat has delivered five straight #1 albums, selling a worldwide total of 25 million records. His self-titled 1996 effort,Keith Sweat, gained quadruple platinum status. His critically acclaimed collaboration with fellow superstars Gerald Levert and Johnny Gill on the double platinum LSG, was launched adecade after he first landed in the music business.



Sakura
SAKURA FESTIVAL
The 2024 Downtown Akron Sakura Festival is coming Saturday, April 6, from 3 - 9 pm on the Ohio and Erie Canalway Towpath trail in downtown Akron. That's Solar Eclipse Weekend! (Monday, April 8 is the eclipse).
Now in it's 3rd year, the Downtown Akron Sakura Festival celebrates the blossoming of 450+ Japanese Cherry Blossom trees planted along the Towpath Trail in 2012 by the City of Akron and the Japanese Association of Northeast Ohio - JANO. Every spring, for a handful of days, the trees emerge with beautiful blooms, heralding the coming of spring.
The festival includes traditional Japanese music, dancing, food, activities and more.
Keep updated about the Festival: AkronSakuraFestival