Weekend Events


2013 Weekend Events 

The Cleveland Classic will have feature several festivities and events surrounding the game. Please find details below. Unless noted, admission to all ancillary events is free with the purchase of a Cleveland Classic game ticket. Tickets are on sale now, click here to purchase your ticket today. Tickets will also be available on-site at all events.


All events are subject to change.

Villa Cleveland Classic Kickoff
Date: Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013
Location: Villa, Tower City Center
Time: Noon - 5 p.m.
Details: Help launch Cleveland Classic week at Villa in Tower City Center. It'll be your only chance to get unique, PMK Cleveland Classic gear. Special appearances, live drum lines and more!
Cost: FREE

Eighty81 Fashion Show presented by the Cleveland Classic
Date: Thursday, September 19, 2013
Location: Ariel International Center
Time: 7 p.m.
Details: A dozen local designers and brands, several performance artists and a celebrity DJ will take the stage and runway at the Eighty81 Fashion Show.
Cost: Admission is $25 and includes a Cleveland Classic game ticket.


McDonald's College Readiness Fair presented by College Now Greater Cleveland
Date: Friday, September 20, 2013
Location: Wolstein Center
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Details: Students can prepare for life after high school and learn about different options for post-graduate education as well as how to reach their academic goals. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in breakout sessions that will educate them on the various steps to college. Colleges and Universities can now register to participate by filling out the College Readiness Fair Application and submitting it to Lauren Harris at lharris@clevelandsports.org.
*This event is closed to the public.


Cleveland Classic Gospel Concert featuring Tye Tribbett presented by The Word Church
Date: Friday, September 20, 2013
Location: "THE WORD" Church Main Campus
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Details: Come enjoy the live music of national recording artist Tye Tribbett.
Cost: Cleveland Classic tickets on-sale at the door.


Cleveland Classic Stepping for Life Comedy and Step Show presented by Lifebanc
Date: Friday, September 20, 2013
Location: Wolstein Center
Time: 8:30 p.m.
Details: In conjunction with Lifebanc, the Cleveland Classic Stepping for Life Greek Step Show will bring fraternities and sororities from the "Divine Nine" together for a night of stepping competition.


Tailgate Party
Date: Saturday, September 21, 2013
Location: Outside FirstEnergy Stadium, Home of the Cleveland Browns
Time: 10 a.m.
Details: Join the pregame excitement at the Cleveland Classic Tailgate Party just outside Browns Stadium. This family-friendly event will feature live entertainment, health screens and other vendors, food and beverages, games and more!


College and Career Experience 
Date: Saturday, September 21, 2013
Location: FirstEnergy Stadium, Home of the Cleveland Browns (Concourse Level)
Time: 11 a.m.
Details: Students have an additional opportunity to meet with representatives from colleges and universities as well as learn about different internship and career opportunities from local organizations.


Cleveland Classic Football Game
Tuskegee vs. Winston-Salem State
Date: Saturday, September 21, 2013
Location: Cleveland Browns Stadium
Kickoff: 1 p.m.
Details: Tuskegee University and Winston-Salem State University square off in the third edition of the Cleveland Classic.


KeyBank Marching Band Halftime Show
Date: Saturday, September 21, 2013
Location: Cleveland Browns Stadium
Time: Halftime
Details: Don't miss the unbelievable halftime show as the marching bands and drumlines from both Tuskegee and Winston-Salem perform.


Extend your visit until Sunday, September 22nd and take advantage of great excursion offers! Click here for more info on things to do in the Cleveland area.

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