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Weekends Are Free in June, July, & August

METRO is celebrating summer with fare-free weekends every Saturday and Sunday in June, July, and August. Free rides apply on all METRO fixed-routes and ADA services.

Throughout the campaign, METRO will highlight events around the county that are accessible from a bus route. Riders are encouraged to post pictures of their weekend trips on social media using #StayCoolRideMETRO.

Refunds or credits will not be issued for tickets and passes previously activated or purchased. Free rides include valid, pre-scheduled ADA Complementary Paratransit trips.

For more information about routes and schedules, call 330-762-0341.


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June Events Image

21st Annual Pet Expo, June 4
Bus route: Route #1.

Firestone Park Community Garage Sale Day, June 11
Bus route: Route #11, #13, #17, and #21.

Founders’ Day, June 11-12
Bus route: Route #2, #13, and #17.

Maple Valley Weekend Community Festival, June 11-12
Bus route: Route #3.

Brew at the Zoo, June 18
Bus route: Route #14.

Juneteenth Event at Perkins Stone Mansion, June 18
Bus Route: #3.

Juneteenth Event at Joy Park, June 18
Bus Route: #2.

Akron Juneteenth Festival, June 19
Bus route: Route #3.

Akron Marathon National Interstate 8k & 1 Mile, June 25
Bus route: Route #2, #13, and #17.

Rock the Docks, June 25-26
Bus route: Closest route #6, on Canton Rd & E Waterloo Rd.

July Events Image

Rib, White, and Blue Festival, July 2-3
Route #1, #10, #26, #28, and #34.

Brew at the Zoo, July 16
Bus route: Route #14.

August Events Image


Akron Marathon Goodyear Half Marathon & 10k, August 13
Bus route: Closest route #6, on E Market and Innovation Way.

Akron Pickle Fest, August 14
Bus route: Route #1, #3, and #17.

PorchRokr Festival, August 20
Bus route: Route #1.

Akron Pride Festival, August 27
Bus route: Route #1, #10, #26, #28, and #34.

On-Going Summer Events Image

Lock 3 Events
Bus route: Route #1, #10, #26, #28, and #34.

Downtown Cuyahoga Falls Events
Bus route: Closest route #10, Portage Trail.

Weekend Venues Image

Musica
Bus route: Route #7, #12, and #33.

Blu Jazz+
Bus route: Route #7, #12, and #33.

Jilly’s Music Room
Bus route: Route #10 and #34.

Akron Civic Theater
Bus route: Route #1, #10, #26, #28, and #34.

Goodyear Theater
Bus route: Route #30.

EJ Thomas Hall
Bus route: Route #5, #6, #7, #12, #19, #30, and #33.

John S Knight Center
Bus route: Route #5, #6, #7, #12, #19, #30, and #33.

The Vortex
Bus route: Route #19.

The Empire Concert Club & Bar
Bus route: Route #12.

Rialto Theatre
Bus route: Route #8.

Annabell’s Bar & Lounge
Bus route: Route #1.

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Akron-Summit Public Libraries

  •   Main location: Route #5, #6, #7, #12, and #33.
  •   Ellet location: Routes #5 and #6.
  •   Fairlawn-Bath location: Closest route #1, Medina Rd & Smith Rd.
  •   Firestone Park location: Route #13.
  •   Goodyear location: Route #30.
  •   Highland Square location: Route #1.
  •   Kenmore location: Route #8.
  •   Maple Valley location: Route #3.
  •   North Hill location: Route #33.
  •   Northwest Akron location: Closest routes #4 on N Hawkins or #1 on W Market.
  •   Norton location: Closest route #8, Norton Ave.
  •   Odem Boulevard location: Route #9.
  •   Springfield-Lakemore location: Route #6.

*No service: Mogadore, Portage Lakes, Tallmadge.
**No weekend service: Green, Nordonia Hills, Richfield, Stow-Monroe Falls, Twinsburg.

Barberton Public Library
Bus route: Route #8 and #14.

Cuyahoga Falls Public Library
Bus route: Route #10.