2020 Events Postponed to 2021

Sunday - July 26

Community Parade
Due to a number of significant factors related to the COVID-19 pandemic, all "Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival including Enshrinement Week Powered by Johnson Controls" events originally scheduled for July 26 - Aug. 9, 2020, are postponed until 2021. We can promise you there will be twice the fun in 2021! Who doesn't love a parade? On Sunday, July 26 thousands of…
2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Downtown Canton
Community Parade FAQ

Friday, July 31 - Sunday, August 2

Balloon Classic
Due to a number of significant factors related to the COVID-19 pandemic, all "Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival including Enshrinement Week Powered by Johnson Controls" events originally scheduled for July 26 - Aug. 9, 2020, are postponed until 2021. We can promise you there will be twice the fun in 2021! The Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival Balloon Classic…
4:00 p.m. Friday, July 31 - Sunday, August 2
Kent State University at Stark/Stark State College
Balloon Classic FAQ

Saturday - August 1

UP, UP & AWAY 5K
Due to a number of significant factors related to the COVID-19 pandemic, all "Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival including Enshrinement Week Powered by Johnson Controls" events originally scheduled for July 26 - Aug. 9, 2020, are postponed until 2021. We can promise you there will be twice the fun in 2021! 2020 PFHOFEF UP, UP & AWAY 5K SATURDAY, AUGUST 1…
8:00 a.m.
Kent State University at Stark Campus
UP, UP & AWAY 5K FAQ

Wednesday - August 5

Play Football First Play
Due to a number of significant factors related to the COVID-19 pandemic, all "Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival including Enshrinement Week Powered by Johnson Controls" events originally scheduled for July 26 - Aug. 9, 2020, are postponed until 2021. We can promise you there will be twice the fun in 2021! In partnership with the National Football League, we will celebrate…
10:00 a.m.
Downtown Canton
Play Football First Play FAQ
Play Football Skills Camp
Due to a number of significant factors related to the COVID-19 pandemic, all "Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival including Enshrinement Week Powered by Johnson Controls" events originally scheduled for July 26 - Aug. 9, 2020, are postponed until 2021. We can promise you there will be twice the fun in 2021! For the fifth straight year, the Pro Football Hall of Fame in…
6:00 p.m.
Youth Sports Complex

Thursday - August 6

HOF Fun Fest & Beer Fest
Due to a number of significant factors related to the COVID-19 pandemic, all "Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival including Enshrinement Week Powered by Johnson Controls" events originally scheduled for July 26 - Aug. 9, 2020, are postponed until 2021. We can promise you there will be twice the fun in 2021! HOF Fun Fest is FREE and OPEN to the public all weekend long! …
Noon
Pro Football Hall of Fame Campus
Pro Football Hall of Fame Autograph Session presented by Panini
Due to a number of significant factors related to the COVID-19 pandemic, all "Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival including Enshrinement Week Powered by Johnson Controls" events originally scheduled for July 26 - Aug. 9, 2020, are postponed until 2021. We can promise you there will be twice the fun in 2021! The  Pro Football Hall of Fame Autograph Session presented by…
3:00 p.m.
Pro Football Hall of Fame Event Center
Pro Football Hall of Fame Autograph Session presented by Panini FAQ
Hall of Fame Game
Due to a number of significant factors related to the COVID-19 pandemic, all "Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival including Enshrinement Week Powered by Johnson Controls" events originally scheduled for July 26 - Aug. 9, 2020, are postponed until 2021. We can promise you there will be twice the fun in 2021! Unlike other NFL games, the Hall of Fame Game is played at Tom…
8:00 p.m.
Hall of Fame Field at Tom Benson Stadium
Hall of Fame Game FAQ

Friday - August 7

Gold Jacket Photo Op
Due to a number of significant factors related to the COVID-19 pandemic, all "Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival including Enshrinement Week Powered by Johnson Controls" events originally scheduled for July 26 - Aug. 9, 2020, are postponed until 2021. We can promise you there will be twice the fun in 2021! Fans will have the special opportunity to witness a gathering of the…
11:15 a.m.
Pro Football Hall of Fame
Fashion Show Luncheon
Due to a number of significant factors related to the COVID-19 pandemic, all "Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival including Enshrinement Week Powered by Johnson Controls" events originally scheduled for July 26 - Aug. 9, 2020, are postponed until 2021. We can promise you there will be twice the fun in 2021! The Fashion Show Luncheon is one of the inaugural events of the Pro…
11:30 a.m.
Canton Memorial Civic Center and Cultural Center
Fashion Show Luncheon FAQ
Enshrinees' Gold Jacket Dinner
Due to a number of significant factors related to the COVID-19 pandemic, all "Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival including Enshrinement Week Powered by Johnson Controls" events originally scheduled for July 26 - Aug. 9, 2020, are postponed until 2021. We can promise you there will be twice the fun in 2021! Congratulations to the Class of 2020!  Nearly 29,000 men…
5:00 p.m.
Canton Memorial Civic Center and Cultural Center
Enshrinees' Gold Jacket Dinner FAQ

Saturday - August 8

The Canton Repository Grand Parade
Due to a number of significant factors related to the COVID-19 pandemic, all "Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival including Enshrinement Week Powered by Johnson Controls" events originally scheduled for July 26 - Aug. 9, 2020, are postponed until 2021. We can promise you there will be twice the fun in 2021! The Canton Repository Grand Parade Nearly 200,000…
8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Downtown Canton
The Canton Repository Grand Parade FAQ
Returning Gold Jackets Autograph Session Presented by Panini
Due to a number of significant factors related to the COVID-19 pandemic, all "Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival including Enshrinement Week Powered by Johnson Controls" events originally scheduled for July 26 - Aug. 9, 2020, are postponed until 2021. We can promise you there will be twice the fun in 2021! Fans preserve their football memories with autographs from Hall of…
12:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Pro Football Hall of Fame
Enshrinement Ceremony
Due to a number of significant factors related to the COVID-19 pandemic, all "Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival including Enshrinement Week Powered by Johnson Controls" events originally scheduled for July 26 - Aug. 9, 2020, are postponed until 2021. We can promise you there will be twice the fun in 2021! The focus of the entire celebration is the emotional Enshrinement…
7:00 p.m.
Hall of Fame Field at Tom Benson Stadium
Enshrinement Ceremony FAQ

Sunday - August 9

Enshrinees' Roundtable
Due to a number of significant factors related to the COVID-19 pandemic, all "Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival including Enshrinement Week Powered by Johnson Controls" events originally scheduled for July 26 - Aug. 9, 2020, are postponed until 2021. We can promise you there will be twice the fun in 2021! Congratulations to the Class of 2020!  The Enshrinees'…
12:30 p.m.
Canton Memorial Civic Center and Cultural Center
Enshrinees' Roundtable FAQ
Concert for Legends
Due to a number of significant factors related to the COVID-19 pandemic, all "Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival including Enshrinement Week Powered by Johnson Controls" events originally scheduled for July 26 - Aug. 9, 2020, are postponed until 2021. We can promise you there will be twice the fun in 2021!  
8:00 p.m.
Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium

All Outdoor Enshrinement Festival Events

Photo Contest
Due to a number of significant factors related to the COVID-19 pandemic, all "Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival including Enshrinement Week Powered by Johnson Controls" events originally scheduled for July 26 - Aug. 9, 2020, are postponed until 2021. We can promise you there will be twice the fun in 2021! Congratulations to our 2019 Photo Contest Winners! Check out all of…
Various All Outdoor Enshrinement Festival Events
Outdoor Events
Photo Contest FAQ


Due to a number of significant factors related to the COVID-19 pandemic, all "Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival including Enshrinement Week Powered by Johnson Controls" events originally scheduled for July 26 - Aug. 9, 2020, are postponed until 2021. We can promise you there will be twice the fun in 2021!

The greater Canton/Stark County community is proud to host the annual Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival. Join approximately 700,000 people at a wide variety of diverse events as they celebrate the induction of football heroes into the Pro Football Hall of Fame located in Canton, Ohio!   A dedicated staff, team of more than 4,500 volunteers, and generous sponsors give the support necessary to plan and stage these action-packed festivities.

***Audio, video, photographic, and/or any other devices used for reproducing images and sounds of said events are prohibited without express consent of the Festival in the way of media credential or other specific authorization.  Credentials are offered to the media for the sole purpose of reporting the events and depicting the same through written, audio, video, photographic media.  All secondary, non-editorial, or commercial use of video, audio, photographic recordings, or other materials obtained through the use of media credentials is expressly prohibited.

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