Green Fair in Akron

by Cindy Pantea

green fair akron summit county dapIn an effort to educate the Akron workforce, business friends and residents on using green products that are not only environmentally friendly but help improve our quality of life, the City of Akron, Summit County and Downtown Akron Partnership (DAP) partner will host another Green Fair.  What has become a yearly event, this upcoming green fair will be held

Friday, May 1, 2015, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

at Lock 3 (200 S. Main St.)

The event will take place in conjunction with DAP’s Annual Green & Clean Day, when typically more than 300 volunteers clean, mulch and paint the downtown Akron neighborhood.

If you are a green vendor who wants to display environmentally friendly products or services, you are welcome to register by clicking on and downloading the pdf: Green Fair Letter and Registration-15.

Return registration to Jerry Roberts, Purchasing Agent, at 166 S. High St., Rm. 501, Akron, OH 44308, by April 17.

Questions? Call Jerry Roberts, City of Akron, 330.375.2174; Jon Holland, County of Summit, 330.926.2492; or Suzie Graham, DAP, 330.374.7676.

Look for Keep Akron Beautiful at the Green Fair

Whether you are vendor or a visitor who plans to attend this event, look for Cindy and Helen at the Keep Akron Beautiful vendor booth. We will be showing how you can keep your summer outside events litter free.

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See you at the Green Fair!


Recruiting Green Fair Vendors–Businesses who are committed to being “Green”

By Jacqui Flaherty, Program Manager

The City of Akron, Summit County Government and Downtown Akron Partnership (DAP) are collaborating to host a “Green Fair” in downtown Akron on May 3, 2013. We are inviting businesses to participate! The purpose of the Green Fair is to educate our workforce, business associates, and citizens and encourage the use of green products for daily use in the workplace.

The Green Fair will take place at Lock 3, 200 South Main Street, in downtown Akron, on Friday May 3rd, 2013 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will be held on the same day as Downtown Akron Partnership’s ‘Green and Clean,‘ which is part of Clean Up Akron Month and the Great American Cleanup.

The Green Fair can accommodate 20 vendors in outdoor or covered space. The event will be held rain or shine. The City of Akron will provide up to two tables for each vendor to display their environmentally friendly products or services.

Please fill out the registration form and return to Jerry Roberts, Purchasing Agent, 166 S. High Street–Room 501, AKron, OH 44308 by April 19, 2013.

Interested in attending the Green Fair? Check out the Green Fair Information sheet here!


Keep Akron Beautiful sold Dreamscape tickets at the 2012 Green Fair.