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Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival kicks off in Canton

Posted at 7:54 AM, Aug 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-07 12:29:58-04

UPDATE: Lynyrd Skynyrd will no longer perform at the 2021 Concert for Legends as part of the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Enshrinement Week after a band member tested. positive for COVID-``19. More here.

Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Week kicks off Thursday with a series of events happening into the weekend, which include a concert by Brad Paisley and Jimmy Allen, the enshrinement ceremony and a beer fest.

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  • Noon—Hall of Fame Fun Fest and Beer Fest runs until 7:00 p.m.
  • 3:00 p.m.—Members of the 2020 class will be available for an autograph session at the Pro Football Hall of Fame Event Center.
  • 8 p.m.—Hall of Fame Game— Played at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium, The Dallas Cowboys and Pittsburgh Steelers will face off in the brand new, state-of-the-art, NFL-quality stadium.


  • 11 a.m.— The Fashion Show is one of the inaugural events of the Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival and continues 58 years later. The event showcases a variety of fashions, including men, women and children.
  • 11:15 a.m.—Gold Jacket Photo Opportunity
  • Noon— The Hall of Fame Fun Fest and Beer Fest
  • 5 p.m.—Guests at the event will witness members of the 2020-21 class of enshrines receive their gold jackets, one of the three symbols of induction.


  • 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.— The Canton Repository Grand Parade will feature giant balloons, floats and marching bands.
  • 12:00-4:45 p.m.—Fans can receive autographs from the class of 2021.
  • 6:30 p.m.—This event is focused on the enshrinement of the class of 2020.


  • Noon—The Hall of Fame Fun and Beer Fest
  • Noon—Returning Gold Jackets autograph session
  • Noon—Enshrinees’ roundtable
  • 7:00 p.m.—This celebration will focus on the class of 2021. The Class of 2021 features offensive guard Alan Faneca, wide receiver Calvin Johnson, quarterback Peyton Manning, safety John Lynch, contributor Bill Nunn, wide receiver Drew Pearson, defensive back Charles Woodson and coach Tom Flores.

Click here for more details on the weekend events.

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