Saturday & Sunday

July 29-30, 2017

Saturday 10:00am - 6:00pm

Sunday 10:00am - 5:00pm



Hardesty Park (map)

1615 W. Market St.

Akron, Ohio 44313



Free Admission



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!

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 need to pick up by end of day on each day. All items must be picked up Sunday, July 30, 2017 by 4:30 p.m.

Cash, VISA and MasterCard accepted.