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.
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.
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.
State Street Parking Deck Traffic Pattern Change
Due to construction changing construction patterns for the State Street Bridge, State Street parking deck (51 W. State St.) will be accessible from W. Bowery St. only. There is no longer access from Main St. This traffic pattern will be in place until the completion of the bridge construction. Click here for an updated map to State Street deck.
From the north: Using S. High Street, turn west (right) on W. Bowery St. Turn east (left) on State St. and enter the parking deck.
From the south: Using S. Broadway, turn west (left) on E. Exchange St., turn right (north) on W. Bowery St., turn right (east) on State St. and enter the deck.
From the west: Using Ceder St., turn left (north) on W. Bowery St., turn right (east) on State St. and enter the deck.Click here for a downtown parking map.
Please click here to see a map of all the parking facilities in downtown Akron:
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
Downtown and need assistance? Contact the downtown ambassadors at (330) 706-7383. Monday-Saturday, 7 a.m.-11 p.m., Sunday, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
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