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Driving Directions

Due to Construction, and the closing of Main St., directions have changed slightly to arrive at the Theatre

From Cleveland

I-77 South to the downtown Route 59, (Martin Luther King Expressway), Exit 21C. Exit at Cascade & Market Street. Turn right at the first traffic signal onto Center Street. Turn left onto Bowery. The side entrance of the Theatre is located at 50 W. Bowery St.
 



From Youngstown, Kent and other points east 

I-76 West to the Main/Broadway Exit 22A. Exit right on to Broadway. Turn left on Mill Street. Turn left on HIll St, then right onto W. Bowery St. The side entrance to the  theatre is located at 50 W. Bowery St.
 



From Canton

I-77 North to Exit 22A - Main/Broadway exit. Exit right onto Broadway. Turn left on Mill
Street. Turn left on HIll St, then right onto W. Bowery St. The side entrance to the  theatre is located at 50 W. Bowery St.



From Route 8 or North 59

Exit at Perkins Street. Turn right on Perkins. Turn left on HIll St, then right onto W. Bowery St. The side entrance to the  theatre is located at 50 W. Bowery St.



From Medina and other points west

I-77 South / I-76 East to Main/Broadway Exit 22A. Exit left on to Broadway. Turn left on Mill Street. Turn left on HIll St, then right onto W. Bowery St. The side entrance to the  theatre is located at 50 W. Bowery St.

Parking

The Akron Civic Theatre, located at 182 South Main Street (King James Way) in the middle of downtown Akron, is centrally located and is surrounded by several parking decks and a surface lot. The decks include the (1) Summit County Parking Deck on High Street, the (2) O'Neil’s Parking Deck on State Street, the (3) Akron Centre Parking Deck off of Quaker Street. (4) A surface lot is located on W. Bowery Street behind the Landmark Parking Deck. For further parking information contact the Civic Theatre at 330-535-3179.

Due to Construction, certain access has changed for the building. Main St. is closed to traffic BUT open for pedistrians walking from the south parking decks to the main entrance of the Civic. West Bowery St. remains open to west bound traffic only. Patrons parking on the North side of the building should enter the building thru the side on West Bowery St.


Parking for individuals living with mobility issues is available at on-street meters on Bowery Streets. Additional nearby spaces are available inside the Akron Centre Parking Deck at the Quaker Street entrance off Bowery St., approximately 150 feet from the Bowery St. entrance to the theatre. Please note that you will exit the Akron Centre Parking Deck onto Mill St.

Please click here to see a map of all the parking facilities in downtown Akron: 

http://www.downtownakron.com/getting-around/getting-around-map


Patron drop off is available on W. Bowery Street at the side parking lot of the theatre. For those with disabilities, you must drop off at the entrance of the Civic lot at 50 W. Bowery St.
Need assistance? Call the Downtown Akron Partnership on duty Ambassador Service at 330-706-7383 Monday-Wednesday until 8:00 p.m. and Thursday-Saturday until 11:00 p.m. for lock outs, jumpstarts, escorts and other assistance.

For other info about Downtown Akron, please call Downtown Akron Partnership at (330) 374-7676

Effective Monday, June 13, 2016, the following City of Akron parking deck rates will be in effect:
0-30 minutes - $1
31-60 minutes - $2
Monday through Thursday, 6 p.m. through 6 a.m. - $2 Flat rate
Fridays after 6 p.m. – Free
Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays - Free