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Wayside Calendar of Community Events

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Indians Best Seats in the House

indians best seats in the house

April - August

Enter the Sweepstakes to throw the ceremonial first pitch, VIP Seats to a weekend game, and watch fireworks after the game!


The Summit.FM

The summit FM event

All Year

Wayside is thrilled to support the creative spirit of local artists. To become a member of The Summit and to listen on air, click the "learn more" button.


Cleveland Metroparks Trail Challenge

cleveland metroparks trail challenge

Now - December 2019

Explore new trails with Cleveland Metroparks. Complete your challenge, return your completed form, and receive a FREE box lunch from the Wayside Cafe! !


Uniontown Lions Festival

uniontown lions festival

August 14-17 at Hartville Market Place

Enjoy food, rides, live music, car show, raffles and more! Wayside is thrilled to continue our support of this event.


Wayside Customer Appreciation Days

Wayside Logo

August 17-18th

Serving Handel's Ice Cream Sundae or Root Beer Float from 12-6pm

Humane Society

Humane Society

August 18th

Summit County Humane Society's Mobile Adoption Center will be here to offer forever homes for a furry friend.

Cleveland Seed Bank

Cleveland Seed Bank

August 18th

August 18th - Cleveland Seed Bank will pass out seed packets and offer information on their project to protect seed integrity and promote seed heritage.


The Madonio Family Animal Welfare Trust - Dog Days of Summer

Dog Days of Summer Logo

August 17th

Downtown Kent at Hometown Bank Plaza will be filled with pet-related vendors, veterinarians, adoption groups, live music, food trucks and Thirsty Dog beer! As always, you can expect a dog parade and dog contests-including Best Dressed, Biggest, Smallest and new this year, Furthest-Traveled. Wayside is thrilled to support the Madonio Family Animal Welfare Trust.


Stow Summer Sunset Blast

Summer Sunset Blast Logo

Aug 31st - Sept 1st

Join the community of Stow's end of Summer celebration event. Fireworks presented by Wayside Furniture, kids activities, live music, food and more! Wayside is thrilled to continue our support of this event!


Kent Round Town Music Fest

Round Town Kent music fest

September 13th

Enjoy free live music in over 30 downtown Kent venues. If you like Blues, Bluegrass, Country, Rock, Reggae or Americana music, this is the place to be! Presented by Wayside Furniture.


Wayside Wellness Fair

Wellness Fair

Saturday, September 21st, 2019

Open House from 9:30-3:30 at the Civic Theatre. Free Health Screenings, healthful food samples, wellness booths and speakers. Keynote speakers: 10:30am Ocean Robbins 1:00pm Joel Fuhrman, MD


DeBorg Family Festival

Deborg Family Festival

October 5th

Enjoy a family friendly Halloween festival from 12:00-9:00pm. at Oregon Trail Park in Stow. Come in costume and enjoy trick or treating, food, live entertainment and more! Wayside is excited to support this event.


Pints & Pies-Craft Beer and Pizza Festival

akron craft beer fest

October 11th

Presented by Wayside Furniture. The Akron Civic Theatre is combining the art of craft beer brewing with local artisan pie-making. Enjoy handcrafted beers from some of the best Ohio Breweries and across the nation. They will be paired with samples of locally made, artisan-style pies-pizza pies, savory pies and sweet pies.

Tickets are $40 per person and on sale now.


Boo at the Zoo

Boo at the Zoo

Every Friday - Sundary Oct 11th - 27th

Treat Stations Sponsored by Wayside


After Thanksgiving Event

Cartoon Turkey

November 22-25th

Make a donation to your favorite local charity and we will match it up to $100 until $200,000 is met!


The Civic

The Civic logo

December 15th, 2019

FREE Holiday Movie 2:30pm

Free Movie and Popcorn at the Histroric Akron Civic Theater


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