park information, Lock 3 LIVE


Lock 3 Live! is the place to be this summer with festivals, food, fun and more!  
Lock 3 Live is located next to the Akron Civic Theater in downtown Akron at 200 South Main Street. From June 30 to September 2, Lock 3 Live! will showcase fun and diverse programming during the season’s ten themed weekends, July 4th weekend celebration, Akron Reading Festival and Rocktoberfest.  From WONE’s popular Rock the Lock on Friday nights to Reggae and disco, smooth jazz to gospel and the new Akron Auto Showcase, Lock 3 Live! has something for everyone to enjoy during the summer of 2006.  Be sure to bring your lawn chair or blanket and a picnic to enjoy or sample the offerings of our variety of food vendors which every Friday and Saturday will include Menche’s, Yost Concessions, Spinelli’s, Homemade Delites, Lisa’s Place, Serpicos and Big Fat Greek and Italian Pastries.
Tickets available at
Civic Theatre Box Office: (330) 253-2488, 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday-Friday.
EJ Thomas Hall Ticket Office: (330) 972-7570, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday-Friday.
Ticketmaster Centers, or charge-by-phone at (330) 945-9400.
Lock 3 Live! gate, ½ hour before show time.  (Cash Only).
Admission for events is $8 in advance and $10 day of show* at the gate (Cash Only).
Admission is free for children 48 inches and under.
Do Downtown Card: Admission is half price when you show us your Do Downtown Card (Convenient sign-up for the Do Downtown Card is available at or when you attend any Lock 3 Live! paid performance.)
Exceptions include: Akron Family Barbeque -  June 30 & July 3 (Free), July 1, 2 & 4 ($5).  Gospel Fest - July 29 ($5).  No discounts on these performances
For event information and updates, visit or call the Civic Theatre Info Line at (330) 535-3178.
Persons with disabilities needing assistance should call (330) 535-3179.
Events subject to change.  Events happen rain or shine.  No refunds or exchanges.


Lock 3 Live! occupancy is 3000.
Cash Only at the gate. Adults: $10
Children 48 inches and under FREE
For a safe and memorable event, please leave the following items at home:
Alcohol Bicycles Skateboards Pets
Contraband Glass Bottles Weapons Tents
Carry-in items may be subject to search.
Shirt and shoes required for admittance.
Entertainment contracts do not allow us to permit video, audio or camera recording equipment into Lock 3 Live! park.
If you have questions, please ask a staff member for assistance at the Information Booth at the Main Street Entrance.  If you’ve enjoyed your visit, tell your friends.  If you have comments or suggestions, tell us.

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