Extended Holiday Hours! Open 9:30am-3:30pm 11/22, 11/24, 12/20-22 & 12/27-29

Hands-On Holidays & Hotcakes, Sunday, December 3

ONE DAY ONLY! Sunday, December 3
December 3
Cost: Members: $10/child, $8/adult | Non-Members: $12/child, $10/adult
  • Hands-On Holiday Fun Guide (Use your Fun Guide to visit the Holiday Craft Stations.)
  • Hands-on STEM fun at the Edible Science Stations
  • Visits from the North Pole, someone green and Grinchy, and more exciting characters!
  • Delicious hotcakes cooked on the griddle before your eyes
  • Build your own wooden toy in the GPD Foundation Makerspace
  • Hotcakes, science stations, face painting, live music performances, and more!  

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Grown Up Play Date Fundraiser: Vegas, Baby! March 2, 2024

March 2
7pm - 12am

When: March 2, 2024 
Time: Event 7pm-12am, VIP access 6pm
Where: Akron Children’s Museum, 216 S. Main Street Akron, Ohio 44308  

The Akron Children’s Museum invites you to take part in a very special evening benefit.  We are proud to announce our 7th Annual Grown Up Play Date: Vegas, Baby!  An upscale fundraiser “Where Akron Comes to Play'' Las Vegas style.

For one night, the Akron Children’s Museum (ACM) will transform into Las Vegas, Baby! Experience Las Vegas in Akron, Ohio and walk The Strip with nearly 300 guests for an evening with exceptional food, dancing, live entertainment, casino games  and FUN! With its engaging theme, premier auction, and countless surprises, the Grown Up Play Date is a highly anticipated yearly favorite of ACM’s expanding community of supporters, and a pivotal element in our nonprofit organization’s financial progress.