Insider Guide to the Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival
Stark County is proud to host the annual Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival. Over 700,000 people a year experience this dynamic festival with 18 amazing events hosted over an 11-day celebration, which culminates with a new class of football heroes being inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame at the Enshrinement Ceremony. Here's your insider's guide to all of the world class events.
It's no secret that starting in February with the announcement of the next class of enshrinees the hotels close to the action begin to fill-up. We've got you covered! To find out what hotels have availability call our reservations center at 1.800.747.0717 or check out our online reservations center.
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Thursday, May 9, 7:00 p.m., Canton Palace Theatre
BALLOON CLASSIC INVITATIONAL/JACKSON-BELDEN FOOD FEST & FIREWORKS
Friday, July 19, 4:00 | Saturday, July 20, 6:00 a.m. and 4:00 | Sunday, July 21, 6:00 a.m.,
KSU at Stark/Stark State Campuses
CONCERT AND FIREWORKS
Thursday, July 27, 6:00 p.m., Downtown Canton - Cornerstone Square
2-MILE AND 5-MILE RACES
Sunday, July 28, 8:00 a.m., Pro Football Hall of Fame
FASHION SHOW LUNCHEON
Friday, August 2, 11:30 a.m., Memorial Civic Center and Cultural Center
Friday, August 2, 5:15 p.m., Memorial Civic Center and Cultural Center
FRIDAY NIGHT RECEPTION
Friday, August 2, 6:00 p.m.
TIMKEN GRAND PARADE
Saturday, August 3, 8:00 a.m., Downtown Canton
MOUNTED MEMORIES AUTOGRAPH SESSIONS
Saturday, August 3, Time: 12:00 noon
ENSHRINEMENT CELEBRATION FAN PARTY
Saturday, August 3, 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m., Pro Football Hall of Fame
CLASS OF 2012 ENSHRINEMENT
Saturday, August 3, 7:00 p.m., Fawcett Stadium
ENSHRINEES GAMEDAY ROUNDTABLE
Sunday, August 4, 12:30 p.m., Memorial Civic Center and Cultural Center
PANINI CLASS OF 2012 AUTOGRAPH SESSION
Sunday, August 4, Time: 3:00 p.m., Pro Football Hall of Fame
FAN APPRECIATION TAILGATE PARTY
Sunday, August 4, 5:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Pro Football Hall of Fame
NFL/HALL OF FAME GAME - Arizona Cardinals vs. New Orleans Saints
Sunday, August 4, 8:00 p.m., Pro Football Hall of Fame Field at Fawcett Stadium
DRUM CORPS INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION
Tuesday, August 6, 6:30 p.m., Paul Brown Tiger Stadium (Massillon)
If you need assistance planning your Hall of Fame Enshrinement getaway call our Tourist Information Center at 800.552.6051 and our friendly staff will be happy to assist you!