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Frequently Asked Questions

Attending an event at the John S. Knight Center? We're sure you'll have a great time. If you have any questions about visiting us, check the frequently asked questions below. If your question is not on the list, feel free to give us a call at 330.374.8900.

Where can I park?

The John S. Knight Center is connected by the Skywalk to a parking deck on South Broadway St. Downtown Akron also has plenty of surface lots, parking decks, and meters to park at while you attend an event at the convention center. For a map and list of rates, visit our parking page here. Handicapped accessible parking is available at the parking on South Broadway St., connected to our building by the Skywalk.

Do you have wheelchairs?

Yes, the John S. Knight Center has standard size wheelchairs available on a first-come, first-served basis. Wheelchairs can be requested in the main lobby of the Lower Rotunda.

What time does the event start / How much are tickets?

If you have questions about a specific public show at the convention center, check our public event calendar on the home page. If your question isn't answered there, call the number listed in the calendar to get in touch with the event organizer.


Where can I eat while I'm at the John S. Knight Center?

The John S. Knight Center offers a first-class food service department to accommodate visitors with all of their food and beverage needs. The Center also offers a large variety of concessions, specialty food carts, food courts, sidewalk cafes and much more.

No outside food or beverage is permitted. 

Where can I find more information on the Akron area?

There's plenty to do in Greater Akron, Ohio. The best resource to check out what's going on around town, where to stay, and where to eat is the Akron/Summit Convention & Visitors Bureau


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