Get in on the action and #DefendTheLand: Your guide to the Cleveland Cavaliers 2017 playoffs

Posted at 6:34 AM, Apr 14, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-15 11:01:21-04

The Cleveland Cavaliers are back to #DefendTheLand in the 2017 NBA Playoffs. Want to get in on the action but can't get tickets? We've got you covered with a list of fan events and watch parties for the game. 

Cavs Fan Fest: 

Before the games, Cavs Fan Fest will take place outside at Gateway Plaza and along East 6th Street. The activities will begin at noon before game one on Saturday, April 15 and at 4 p.m. on Monday, April 17 before game two. 

Some of the activities include: 

  • Hair paint, face paint, and airbrush tattoos at the Wine & Gold Nation Street Jam Van
  • Games and inflatables at the Cavs Interactive Zone
  • 3-on-3 youth basketball games, skills, drills, and mini-clinics on the Cavs Academy Sport Court
  • Food trucks with beer and soft drinks

Official Road Game Watch Parties

Fans can watch games three and four of round one inside the Q during the Official Road Game Watch Parties. Tickets are $5 each and go on sale on Friday, April 14 at 10 a.m. at Northeast Ohio Discount Drug Mart locations,, and the Quicken Loans Arena Box Office. Ticket sales will be donated to benefit community charitable efforts. 

There's a limit to six tickets per person and parking will be available in the Gateway East Garage for $5. 

Wine & Gold Nation Official Playoff Watch Parties

In addition to the festivities downtown, there will be watch parties at over fifty bars and restaurants throughout Northeast Ohio. 

A full list of locations and more details about the events can be found on the Cavs website

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