Lock 3 Park in downtown Akron is the city's hub for entertainment. This outdoor amphitheatre hosts live musical entertainment, festivals, and special events year-round. Seating for about 3500
More than 65,000 guests enjoy the recreation at Lock 3 Park annually. Lock 3 Live! provides a wide array of musical entertainment. There are concerts for almost every musical taste, including alternative, R&B, reggae, gospel, country, pop, jazz, and classic rock. The audio system is top-notch; any spot that you choose will be a good one. Video, audio, and cameras are not permitted at the shows.
The park also hosts a number of festivals throughout the year, including barbeques, Soap Box Derby opening ceremonies, firefighter competitions, charity events, tournaments, animal events, and more.
From November through February, Lock 3 Park is transformed into an outdoor ice-skating rink. Admission is free with skate rental for $2. Lessons are available and the rink may be rented for special events.