Play Eat Shop August 16 - August 18 2019

Play Eat Shop_Weekends

Weekend of August 16 - August 18, 2019

Itinerary #1: Everything Akron


The Akron Zoo

  • The Akron Zoo is a wonderful place to come nose-to-nose with wildlife from around the world, while spending time with family and friends.
  • The zoo was designed to provide an up-close animal experience and is right sized for a 3 to 4 hour visit.
  • Besides animals, the Akron Zoo is full of beautiful gardens and landscaping.

  • There are many fun things to do at the zoo, including enjoying a carousel and train ride, plus the opportunity to feed the animals in the Farmland area.

500 Edgewood Ave. | Akron, OH 44307  | 330.375.2550



Luigi’s Restaurant 

  • Award-winning Italian food in a casual and friendly environment that has been an Akron tradition since 1949.
  • Check out the restaurant’s vast autograph collection from celebrities who have visited over the years.
  • Carryout is available, reservations are not accepted. Cash only!

105 N Main St. | Akron, Ohio 44308 | 330.253.2999 


Akron Art Museum Store 

  • Open during regular gallery hours, the Museum Shop offers a unique assortment of contemporary artful accessories for your home and lifestyle.

  • Choose from beautifully handmade objects, including jewelry from local artists, fair-trade items from across the globe, award-winning art supplies and toys for children. 
  • Gallery admission is not required to shop.

1 S High St. | Akron, OH 44308 | 330.376.9185 

Itinerary #2: Family Fun!


Akron Children's Museum

  • This museum allows kids to explore, imagine, create, construct, let loose and learn.

  • Take a hands-on learning approach with their interactive exhibits and makerspace!

  • Located in Lock-3, close to numerous downtown restaurants. 

216 S Main St. | Akron, OH 44303 | 330.396.6103



  • Enjoy a regional delicacy that was established in 1934.
  • When you visit this drive-in restaurant, turn on your headlights and a curb server will sprint to your car. 
  • Swensons is home to the Galley Boy, an award-winning double cheeseburger. 

4466 Kent Rd. | Stow, OH 44224 | 330.678.7775


The Library Shop at Main

  • Located on the second floor of the Akron-Summit County Public Library Main Branch.
  • The Library Shop at Main is a used book and gift store operated by the Friends of Main Library.
  • Donate gently used books, cd's, and dvd's, as well as browse their constantly changing collection. 
60 South High St. | Akron, OH 44326 | 330.643.9000