Saturday & Sunday

July 26-27, 2014

Saturday 10:00am - 6:00pm

Sunday 10:00am - 5:00pm



Hardesty Park (map)

1615 W. Market St.

Akron, Ohio 44313



Free Admission



Free parking on grounds or take the free shuttle from Firestone High School


Fine Art, Food and Fun

The Akron Arts Expo is a nationally recognized juried fine arts and crafts show that feature over 160 artists, great food, interactive children’s area and fun entertainment for the entire family. Artists in the Akron Arts Expo present an array of fine quality arts and crafts available for sale at great prices. The entertainment features performances by various local dance studios, musicians and bands, costumed characters and so much more!


Children's Tent

The Akron Arts Expo invites children of all ages into the Children’s Tent to experience the art world with hands-on, artistic and educational crafts, face paintings and exciting live performances.

Children 4-11 years old can enter the Akron Arts Expo Coloring Contest sponsored by Pat Catan’s and the Akron Beacon Journal. Color the contest page and return the page to an area Pat Catan’s store or any area Community Center for your chance to win! Winners will be recognized in the Akron Beacon Journal and on

The Whimsy World Boutique will feature fanciful items to be purchased for $3 and under inside the Children’s Tent. All proceeds from the Whimsy World Boutique benefit the Children’s Tent free take home crafts.


Silent Auction

Visit our silent auctions in the Special Events Tent on Saturday and Sunday. You'll find original artwork donated by all of the Akron Arts Expo artists plus generous donations from local businesses for auction.

Auction closing times are at 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Winners of auction items need not be present at auction closing times. However, items must be picked up Sunday, July 28, 2014 by 4:30 p.m.

Cash, VISA and MasterCard accepted.