Lakes Tour 2023 - Akron Symphony Orchestra
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Lakes Tour 2023

July 19, 2023 at 9:30 am

Cruise along the Portage Lakes on a pontoon boat and view magnificent waterfront properties. The boat will dock throughout the day so you may enjoy a self-guided tour of a select number of homes, along with a lunch to satisfy that appetite as you cruise the beautiful Portage Lakes.

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Lakes Tour 2023


July 19, 2023
9:30 am - 6:00 pm
$10.00 – $130.00
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562 Portage Lakes Drive
Akron, OH 44319 United States
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Don’t miss the boat!

25th Anniversary of the Boat Tour of Homes on the Portage Lakes
Brought to you by the Akron Symphony Friends

Take a leisurely cruise on a pontoon boat, enjoy lunch, tour some wonderful homes and appreciate the beauty of the Portage Lakes. Purchase raffle tickets to win one of three great prizes!  Join the After Party from 3 pm – 6 pm for some live Akron Symphony music to wrap up your day!

The 2023 Lakes Tour is sold out—THANK YOU!

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Tickets are available at the EJ Thomas Hall box office.

Lakes Tour Raffle

Get your tickets now for the Lakes Tour Raffle to win one of these great prizes! Tickets are $10 each or 3 for $25. Winners need not be present to win! Online tickets will be available until July 18 at noon.

Prizes include:

Gold Anchor pendant and chain (value $1,400)
Rick Hanger framed photo (value $300)
Henry B Ball jewelry 16-inch adjustable sterling silver chain and Captain’s wheel pendant with a jewelry travel case. (value $200)

Tickets will be available online until July 17. The day of the event they will be available at Smoke on the Water from 9 am to noon and 3-5:30 pm, at Dano’s from 11 am-5 pm, and at the Tudor House from 11:30 am-1:30 pm.

Don’t forget to join us for happy hour at Smoke on the Water for the afterparty—the raffle drawing will be at 6 pm!

Thank you for your generous support of GAMA: The Akron Symphony Orchestra, Akron Symphony Chorus and Akron Youth Orchestras. We look forward to seeing you on July 19th!

Where will the tour depart?

Smoke on the Water at 562 Portage Lakes Drive, Akron 44319 (unless notified by your captain or event coordinator)​. All proceeds benefit the Akron Symphony Orchestra, Akron Symphony Chorus, and Akron Youth Orchestras.

Can I mail in my reservation?

No mailed-in reservations will be accepted unless otherwise arranged. Admission by prepaid reservation online or by phone at 330-701-9011.

What if it rains?

No rain date—we sail rain or shine! In the event of a force majeure, this event may be canceled.  This includes, but is not limited to, Covid 19 restrictions, dangerous weather conditions, or any other acts of God.  No refunds will be offered.  However, if you are unable to attend, you may transfer your tickets to another party.

Is there anything else I should know?

Lakeside homes and boats are NOT handicapped accessible. We regret that we cannot admit infants or children under age 12.

If you are purchasing multiple tickets, please list the names of all your guests in the comment box on the sidebar during the checkout process.

Please list your Captain’s name if you are on their manifest in the comment box on the sidebar during the checkout process.

If you would like to request a vegetarian meal, please check the box in the sidebar during the checkout process.

Who should I contact with additional questions?

Please contact Sandy Becker-Neider, chairman via email at or phone at 330-701-9011.

**Admiral and Commodore guests’ names must be submitted by June 19.

I want to support the ASO!

If you are unable to join us for the Lakes Tour, you can still show your support for the Akron Symphony by making a donation through our secure online form. Click here to make a donation.