When the Light Up Downtown festivities happen on Thursday, Dec. 1, the Canton Fire Department will be “Spreading the Warmth” by handing out hats, mittens, scarves and socks to children in need.

Be sure to support this crucial aspect of our event – DONATE new children’s winter accessories and socks between now and Nov. 23.

Drop-off locations for your donations include: 

Avenue Arts Marketplace and Theatre
324 Cleveland Ave. NW
Canton, OH 44702

Canton Palace Theatre
605 Market Ave. N
Canton, OH 44702

Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce
222 Market Ave. N
Canton, OH 44702

The Canton Repository
500 Market Ave. S
Canton, OH 44702

Carpe Diem Coffee Shop
215 Market Ave. N
Canton, OH 44702

Courtyard Canton
4375 Metro Cir. NW
Canton, OH 44720

FirstMerit Bank Branches:

Belden Village: 4555 Belden Village St NW

Central Plaza: 100 Central Plaza South

East 62: 3100 Atlantic Blvd. NE

Foxboro: 5594 Wales Ave NW|Massillon

Hills & Dales: 2917 Whipple Ave NW

Canton Fulton: 2150 Locust Street S.

Louisville:  2150 E. Gorgas Street

Massillon: 140 Lincoln Way W

North Plaza: 1110 30th Street NW

Oakwood Square: 6252 Middlebranch Ave NW

Perry West: 2704 Lincoln Way E |Massillon


Malone University
2600 Cleveland Ave. NW
Canton, OH 44709 

McKinley Grand Hotel
320 Market Ave. S
Canton, OH 44702 

Onesto Event Center
225 Second Street NW
Canton, OH 44702

Only the Essentials Apothecary
340 Fourth Stree NW
Canton, OH 44702

Stark County District Library
715 Market Ave. N         
Canton, OH 44702 

United Way of Greater Stark County
401 Market Ave. N
Canton, OH 44702

Be sure to put the FREE downtown holiday extravaganza on your calendar, and check out the current edition of Downtown Developments Newsletter, inserted within this issue of ACTION, for full event details. For more information, visit