Sensory-Friendly Activities at Winterfest for Summit DD Families


Date(s) - 12.01.2018
9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Event Type

Event Description

Join Summit DD for a morning of sensory-friendly activities at the Lock 3 Winterfest. In partnership with the Akron Children’s Museum, Replay for Kids, PetSmart, Here For You Child Development Center and IAPBC, Summit DD will be on hand to help families with sensory sensitivities enjoy some festive activities.

  • 9 a.m. – 10 a.m.: Sensory-Friendly Hour – Perfect for little ones who prefer quieter
    environments while enjoying WinterFest activities (FREE with RSVP)
  • 9 a.m. – 10 a.m.: Sibling Secret Santa – Let siblings shop for their brothers and
    sisters in an adapted Santa’s Workshop, compliments of Replay for Kids
    (FREE with RSVP)
  • 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Summit DD-Supported Activities – Visit with Santa, decorate
    your own cookie or join friends for a round of Polar Putt-Putt – Summit DD
    will be there to assist if needed
  • 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.: WinterFest Activities – at Lock 3 Spend the day enjoying all your
    favorite WinterFest activities in the heart of downtown Akron (Open to the Public)
  • Download the event flier here!
  • Download a social story to help your family navigate the day’s events.


RSVP to Lisa Dean at 330-634-8035 or by Monday, November 26, 2018 to get your wristband for free* access to:

  • The sensory-friendly hour
  • Sibling Secret Santa
  • Visit with Santa
  • Children’s Museum
  • Polar Putt-Putt
  • Ice skating
  • Maze
  • Cookie Decorating and more!

*Wristbands limited to the first 200 RSVPs

Event Location

Lock 3 Park
200 S Main St
Akron, Ohio 44308

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