Enshrinement Festival Week
Celebrate the Greatest Gathering in Football

Whether you are in town for Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Week Powered by Johnson Controls or coming to explore Canton with family and friends--you don't need to ask what there is to do; we have the complete list! Check out everything that is happening in Canton and surrounding communities August 4-9, 2021.

Don't miss these new updates to enjoy the events in 2021:

  • It's Twice the Fun in '21! The Class of 2020 will be enshrined on Saturday, August 7 and the Class of 2021 will be enshrined on Sunday, August 8. Purchase your tickets to the Enshrinement Ceremonies.

  • A Must-Do event is the Canton Repository Grand Parade! The parade will feature the Class of 2020 and the Class of 2021 Enshrinees' and many more returning Hall of Famers. You will be dazzled by specialty units, giant helium balloons, fabulous floats, and marching bands. View the parade along the parade route with FREE seating located on Cleveland Ave. NW from 12th Street NW-25th Street NW. Make sure to bring your own chair and/or blanket!

  • Purchase admission to visit the Pro Football Hall of Fame Museum online in advance. You will receive Fast Lane access and will also receive their regular rates instead of increased rates for Enshrinement Week (a savings of $5 per person!).
Insider's Tips & Tricks for the Weekend

Want to celebrate in Canton, like a local?

From the best places to catch a glimpse of a gold jacket, to local traditions, to what you need to pack in your bag -- this is one guide you do not want to miss out on!
Parking and Transportation for Enshrinement Week
Are you ready for some football?
We are ready to kick-off the NFL Pre-Season in Canton, Ohio....and so are thousands of fans headed to the Pro Football Hall of Fame and Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium for the main events of Enshrinement Week powered by Johnson Controls. Here is helpful information and tips to keep in mind for getting to and from the events.

Note: Face Coverings are REQUIRED on all public transportation due to federal mandate. Make sure you bring a mask, so you don't miss out on any of the fun!
Digital Dining Guide

Discover award-winning local restaurants, breweries, wineries and a distillery. Delight in local flavor throughout Stark County and beyond.
Carry-out or dine-in, don't take our word for how tasty the restaurants, food, wine and brew are around here. Get out there and taste it for yourself!
Hall of Fame Hops Craft Brew Trail

Discover the home of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the heart of Amish Country, and a lot of amazing communities along the way.
On the Hall of Fame Hops Craft Brew Trail visit 15 craft breweries, restaurants, and a distillery. Now through November 7, 2021, use the mobile passport to check-in at each stop and enjoy special offers, deals, and discounts at participating locations.

50 FREE Things To Do When You Visit Canton

Who said you have to pay to have fun? These 50 FREE events, attractions and activities will complete your trip, without breaking the bank!

VIP Visitors Savings Pass

Discover great places to eat, play, and shop when you visit Canton. Save off admission at well-known attractions like the McKinley Presidential Library & Museum.

Plus, explore other attractions, shops, and restaurants across Stark County. Support local businesses, find fun things to do and delicious places to eat, all while enjoying VIP Visitor Savings.

Events Happening Throughout Enshrinement Week

The Canton area boasts quite a busy calendar of events throughout the year. Check out our website for event listings for everything happening throughout the weekend of August 4-9, 2021.

That Pop Up Bar: That Country Bar | Through August 15

Pigskin's Pals Summer Fun Coupons | Through September 6

Visit the Paul Brown Museum | Open Tuesday-Sunday

Fashion Show | August 6

Canton First Friday | August 6

Sidestreet MKT | August 7

Digital Dining Guide
Black College Hall of Fame Classic Weekend

Black College Football Hall of Fame Classic weekend is September 3-5, 2021. This classic HBCU football experience features tailgates, concerts, marching bands, drumlines, dance teams, step shows, and the main event featuring Grambling State University vs. Tennessee State University in the 2021 BCFHOF Classic game. Check out special happenings and events throughout the community for the BCFHOF Classic weekend.

Highway 77 Music Festival

Highway 77 Music Festival will be held at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium on Sunday, September 12, 2021. Highway 77 Fest will feature live music from top artists DAN + SHAY, Maddie & Tae, Eric Paslay, and Tyler Farr! Join us at the stadium for music all day, delicious food and drinks, shopping in our marketplace, and much more.

Canton/Stark County Digital Travel Guide
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