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Veterans Appreciation Day

presented by Musson Foundation and State & Federal Communications

This event has been canceled for 2021

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An event where each Veteran will have the thrilling experience of Soap Box Derby racing in an adult Soap Box Derby car riding down the world famous Derby Downs track. Each participant will receive:

  • One ride down the Derby Downs track for registered participants
  • Free food voucher for registered participants

Other activities include:

  • Corn hole and other outdoor games
  • Visit the Soap Box Derby Hall of Fame and Museum 
  • Booths and activities provided by local Akron organizations



Children must be at least 7 years old, 46" tall and able to operate a car on their own to participate.



Our weather policy: Soap Box Derby events will take place in the rain if there is no lightning or standing water on the track. In the event of a cancellation, we will share that information on this page and on our social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram).

Volunteer Registration

Vendor Registration

For questions call 330.733.8723 x10 or email