Having Fun Downtown


Downtown Canton is home to a vibrant, growing Arts District with over 25 art galleries, studios, and one-of-a-kind shops. Stroll the Canton Arts District for locally-made paintings, sculptures, fiber art and jewelry. Soak in the numerous pieces of public art that make our community special, including The Eleven, a series of art pieces dedicated to our city's unique history as the birthplace of the NFL! Visit our Arts directory online.

Dining and Nightlife

Tired of the usual chain-restaurant fare? Downtown features an array of independent restaurants serving up ethnic delights like Pan-Asian, Middle Eastern and Italian. If traditional American fare is more your thing, you’ll find delectable burgers, wraps, and wings. Take your taste buds on a tour of downtown Canton restaurants, many of which feature locally-grown farm-to-table produce and goods. From classic upscale dining steeped in Canton history to the hippest all-local deli shop, you’ll find it in downtown Canton.

For bars and live entertainment, downtown Canton is an after-hours destination with plenty of options. Try our newest wine bar. Sample the latest craft beers at several unique pubs. Enjoy martinis at a swanky speakeasy. And groove to live music in Canton’s historical music block, where you’ll hear bands from around the country as well as local favorites. Visit our Dining and Nightlife directory online.


Downtown Canton is your one-stop destination for exciting attractions the whole family will enjoy, from art to history to entertainment. Visit the Canton Museum of Art, recognized for their sought-after national touring exhibits as well as original collections. For locally-made art, head to the Canton Arts District on 4th street and stroll our funky, independent galleries. Step back in time at the National First Ladies’ Library and Classic Car Museum. And enjoy the latest art film and Hollywood hits at the majestic Palace Theatre. Visit our Attraction directory online