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Christmas tree lighting and fireworks.

Lock 3 is a great place in Akron to go in the summer for concerts and in the winter they have the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Akron, Ohio
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fun fun fun

A great place for concerts in the warmer weather and a fun day of ice skating in the winter. A... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2019
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“ice skating”(11 reviews)
“free concerts”(5 reviews)
“great summer”(4 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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200 S Main St, Akron, OH 44308-1315
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lock 3 is a great place in Akron to go in the summer for concerts and in the winter they have the Christmas tree lighting which is fantastic it's a big Christmas tree and have a decent fireworks right after there's also an ice skating...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank men0tu
Reviewed 4 January 2019

A great place for concerts in the warmer weather and a fun day of ice skating in the winter. A plus is the very close parking which is handicap accessible'

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank beertourgirl
Reviewed 31 December 2018 via mobile

So disappointed with how tiny the rink was. Also the skates are so bad, bring you own if you can! You literally skate in a circle, so don’t plan on staying long.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 15 December 2018

Everything was great there, everyone there was having a great time, no BS. The food was ok, the kids had a good time

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Robert B
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Lock Three is a fun park right in the middle of downtown Akron on Main Street - in the summer, they have free concerts on Friday nights, featuring revival and tribute bands, which usually draw large crowds. There are Saturday night concerts too, seasonal festivals...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank biblioverken
Reviewed 22 October 2018

My wife and I have participated in the Great Pumpkin Run three years in a row, and this is the second time they have had the event in downtown Akron, with the Start / Finish at Lock 3 Park. The park is very nice, spacious,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Denarchy7
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Great venue with many different entertainment options though out the summer months. Lots of different musical acts. Great summer entertainment

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jdtues
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Where can you go and hear top cover bands for free in a beautiful outdoor environment in the heart of a City. Attend most the Summer Friday Bands. Motorcycle parking out front. And don't forget the Peanut Shop across the street for your roasted nuts,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Unkking
Reviewed 18 July 2018

We had the pleasure of visiting the weekend before the 4th of July during the Rib Festival. On Friday we saw one of the best Bruce Springsteen cover acts in Bruce In The USA. On Saturday we were entertained by a group of local artists...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank George G
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Lock 3 is a great venue which features quality entertainment in a great atmosphere. We keep coming back each and every year. What could be better than that?

Date of experience: July 2018
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2 October 2017|
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Response from Cathy B | Reviewed this property |
They don't post the schedule until mid April of the year the concert occurs. There is no way to tell until they announce the schedule.