UPDATE: Congratulations Brad! I used Random.org to randomly select the winner. You will receive two free general admission tickets to the Pro Football Hall of Fame Fan Fest at the IX Center. Please check your email for details.
Hey football lovers!!! Have you heard the big news???
The largest gathering ever of Pro Football Hall of Famers available to fans is coming to the I-X Center in Cleveland, Ohio for the first-ever Pro Football Hall of Fame Fan Fest!
This once-in-a-lifetime show of shows will kick off May 3-4.
The Pro Football Hall of Fame Fan Fest will give fans the opportunity of a lifetime to get up close and personal with 100 Hall of Famers including Jim Brown, Joe Namath, Barry Sanders, Lynn Swann, Terry Bradshaw, Marshall Faulk, Warren Sapp & Franco Harris among unprecedented gathering of 100 Hall of Famers.
There are four separate shows that make-up the two-day Fan Fest (see showtimes below). Each show will feature different Hall of Famers.
- Show 1 – Saturday, May 3 from 10 AM to 3 PM
- Show 2 – Saturday, May 3 from 4 PM to 9 PM
- Show 3 – Sunday, May 4 from 10 AM to 3 PM
- Show 4 – Sunday, May 4 from 4 PM to 9 PM
This ultimate fan experience will have more than one million square feet of engaging activities perfect for everyone from the die-hard to the casual football fan.
General Admission ticket includes the following extraordinary list of activities:
- Fans will have a chance to meet, talk with and have their photos taken with the Hall of Famers as they walk throughout the event.
- Legends Theater – Hall of Famers will talk about their amazing careers, their road to the Hall of Fame, and answer fans’ questions in the 1,000 seat theater.
- NFL Draft Chalk Talk Theater – Hall of Famers will discuss and answer fans’ questions regarding the upcoming 2014 NFL Draft.
- The Gridiron – Fan Fest will feature football clinics with local college and high school teams on a regulation 100-yard field.
- Memorabilia Appraisal Theater – Fans are encouraged to bring their sports memorabilia for a free appraisal by Heritage Auctions (ha.com) “The World’s Largest Collectibles Auctioneer.”
- Bronze Bust Gallery – There will be iconic bronze busts of the Pro Football Hall of Famers sent directly from Canton for a rare display and fan photo opportunities.
- Interactive Games – games of skill suitable for all ages, including Quarterback Challenge, Touchdown Run, Lineman Push, Backyard Kick, Buttonhook, Shotgun Challenge, Mini-Camp & Combine and more.
- “Pro Football and the American Spirit” is a 2,400-square-foot tribute to the more than 1,200 NFL players who delayed or interrupted their pro football careers to serve their country as members of the U.S. Armed Forces during times of military conflicts. The gripping exhibit features stirring film footage and rare artifacts from players, including many Hall of Famers, from their playing days and military careers.
- Radio Disney Cleveland family friendly shows. Saturday 5-7pm and Sunday 1-3pm.
- ESPN Cleveland (WKNR 850AM) will broadcast live onsite Saturday and Sunday from 9am-3pm
- A 6,000 square foot official Pro Football Hall of Fame merchandise store.
- FREE PARKING at the I-X Center.
Upgrade tickets are available for the following:
- Four-Time Super Bowl Champion Terry Bradshaw will perform his Las Vegas style one-man show, “America’s Favorite Dumb Blonde” on Sunday, May 4th. Show times are at 2pm and 7pm.
- Autograph Sessions. There will be eight autograph sessions each day and each session will feature five different Hall of Famers. Limited Autograph Session tickets are on sale now and can be purchased for $300. General Admission to Fan Fest does not include admittance to Autograph Sessions. – Purchase Autograph Tickets Here.
Don’t miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime event! Visit the Pro Football Hall of Fame Fan Fest page now to get more information and to purchase tickets!
You can take advantage of a buy one get one free ticket offer that is valid now through Saturday April 26th by clicking here to order your tickets!
You can also enter to win 2 free general tickets right here!
Here’s how to enter:
1.Tweet the following phrase and leave a comment letting me know you tweeted:
I want to win tickets to @ProFootballHOF Fan Fest from @IXCenter and @ClevelandKiddos http://wp.me/p2VzZ9-4A #FanFestHOF
You can tweet once per day for additional entries. Just leave a separate comment each time you tweet.
3. If you don’t have Twitter, (or even if you do) leave a comment telling me which Hall of famer you’d most like to meet at the fan fest.
The giveaway will close on Tuesday, April 29th at 11:59pm and the winner will be notified the following day. Best Wishes!!
(UPDATE: It seems some are having trouble finding the comment section of this blog post. It is located at the left near the top of the post. If you still need help entering the give-away, please contact me!)
To catch all the updates about Fan Fest and connect with other fans, follow @ProFootballHOF on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Join the conversation using #FanFestHOF. – See more at: Pro Football Hall of Fame Fan Fest
Disclosure: I was asked by the Cleveland I-X Center to help promote the Pro Football Hall of Fame Fan Fest. In exchange, I will receive 2 media passes for myself and 2 general admission tickets to give away. As always, all opinions are 100% my own.