Play Eat Shop November 18 - November 20

Play Eat Shop November 18th - November 20th, 2022

Itinerary #1: Akron Hangout

Jilly's Music Room

  • Jilly's Music Room is a live music venue, bar and restaurant located in Downtown Akron's Northside District. 
  • They offer exceptional service in a cool, contemporary atmosphere.
  • With an eclectic, award-winning gluten-free American tapas menu, craft cocktails, superb wines, more than 100 beers, and live music, you will always be entertained.
  • Ample street and lot parking throughout the district. No cover charge unless noted.

111 N. Main St.| Akron, OH 44308 | 330.576.3757

Dante Boccuzzi Akron

  • D.B.A. is a fine dining restaurant, located in the trendy Northside District, right on the edge of Akron.
  • The restaurant showcases an elegant dining space, private dining room, great cocktails, a late-night bar and a spacious, comfortable, patio.
  • The menu is guaranteed to dazzle in the hands of Chef de Cuisine, Nick Machaskee.

21 Furnace St. (Suite 402) | Akron, OH 44308 | 330.375.5050

Northside Marketplace

  • The Northside Marketplace is an urban market with a focus on social interaction, local businesses, and grass roots artisans.
  • It features an eclectic mix of the area’s best startups. With support from the Knight Foundation and local business leaders, the marketplace offers small local businesses the tools and support they need to grow their business and increase exposure of their brand and product offerings.  
  • Shop through products from over 35 vendors, hang out with friends or watch the game in their social lounge while enjoying many of the culinary offerings available.  Like a retail incubator, The Northside Marketplace is all about identifying up and coming businesses and bringing them together to create a unique local shopping experience.

21 Furnace St. | Akron, OH 44308 | 234.542.6627


Itinerary #2: Hidden Gems

The Nightlight

  • Thanks to grants from the John S. and James L Knight Foundation and the GAR Foundation, the Nightlight has been bringing indie films to the Akron area for many years. 
  • Stop in this weekend for showings of "All That Breathe" or plan a visit for future showings.

30 N. High St | Akron, OH 44308 | 330.252.5782

Twisted Tomato Pizzeria & Beer Wall

  • Pair your favorite pizza pie with more than 30 beer options.
  • Pairing along with the great food & drinks is a fantastic atmosphere for sports watchers anywhere.

325 S Main St. | Akron, 44308 | 330.846.1382


  • A store owned by Akron's very own LeBron James, has some very cool and limited shoes and clothing pieces for everyone.
  • A newly opened store unknown to many has potential to catch a lot of traction in the near future.

199 S Main St. | Akron, 44308 | 330.800.5302