Take the Train to Countryside Public Market

Take the Train to Countryside Public Market

Have you heard the market in Akron’s Northside Marketplace? Join Countryside for the Countryside Public Market every Sunday from 10 a.m. to2 p.m…and take the train to get there!

The indoor market space, located below Northside Marketplace in downtown Akron’s Northside District, features local farmers, food producers, artisans, and more! The market serves as a venue for fun, educational, food-centric events throughout the year. Those chilly days won’t stop you from enjoying fresh foods from local food producers! Some vendors include Martha’s Farm, Brimfield Bread Oven, Ms. Julie’s Kitchen, Chocolate Harmony, Bent Tree Coffee and Ohio City Pasta.

And what’s even better? You can take the train to get to Countryside Public Market! With our National Park Scenic coach ticket you can deboard at Akron Northside Station and head into Countryside Public Market for an afternoon of fun. See below for a recommended schedule.

Taking the train to Countryside Public Market (any Sunday)

9 a.m. depart from Rockside Station OR
9:45 a.m. depart from Peninsula Station
10:30 a.m. deboard the train at Akron Northside Station
Head into Northside Marketplace, click here for walking directions   
10:30 a.m. – 2:40 p.m. enjoy Countryside or explore Akron, click here for nearby attractions
3 p.m. depart from Akron Northside Station
3:50 p.m. deboard at Peninsula Station OR
4:35 p.m. deboard at Rockside Station

It’s an all-day affair, but why not explore someplace new and experience the joys of rail transport?


*Reminder: only coach tickets are an all-day pass, meaning you can get off the train at any station and reboard at a later date. Passengers are responsible for being on time for all departures. Please note that CVSR does not run throughout December. Saturday and Sunday schedule starts in mid-January, the departure times will vary. 

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Katie Brewer

National Park Scenic + Explorer program is running Wednesday through Sundays. We look forward to seeing you on the train!