Saturday & Sunday

July 23-24, 2016

Saturday 10:00am - 6:00pm

Sunday 10:00am - 5:00pm

 

Location

Hardesty Park (map)

1615 W. Market St.

Akron, Ohio 44313

 

Cost

Free Admission

 

Parking

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!

Map (0.25MB PDF)

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!

Official Akron Arts Expo Coloring Contest Entry (3MB PDF)

Expo Tent

Silent Auction

Our silent auction takes places Saturday and Sunday of the Art Expo weekend. 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 do not need to be present at auction closing times. However, items must be picked up Sunday, July 23, 2016 by 4:30 p.m.

Again this year we will feature “Tastings under the Tent” with local restaurants and spirits from our sponsor Heidelberg Distributing. While you are looking at the fine items that are available in our silent auction, you will have the opportunity to enjoy casual food and wine pairings daily. More information on tasting specifics to come.

Cash, VISA and MasterCard accepted.

Community Booths


TBA closer to the 37th Annual Akron Arts Expo

Entertainment Schedule

TBA closer to the 37th Annual Akron Arts Expo