NBA All-Star Weekend: Complete List Of Events


CLEVELAND -

Official NBA Events:

Friday Feb 18th

12pm-4pm and 4pm- 8pm - NBA Crossover at Cleveland Public Auditorium - An interactive fan event. Two sessions, tickets must be purchased in advance.

7pm – Ruffles All Star Celebrity Game at the Wolstein Center (WOOL-STEEN)featuring Cleveland Mayor Justin Bibb, Machine Gun Kelly, CAVS Great Boobie Gibson, Tiffany Haddish, Country Star Kane Brown, Myles Garret of the Cleveland Browns and more. Will be on ESPN.

9pm – Clorox Rising Stars at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse - In a new format, 28 players — comprising of 12 rookies, 12 sophomores and four members of the NBC G League developmental squad were drafted onto four teams to compete in three games Live on TNT.

9:30pm - Michelob ULTRA presents NBA Jamz concert with Nelly – Cleveland Public Auditorium.

Sat Feb 19th

12pm-4pm and 4pm- 8pm - NBA Crossover at Cleveland Public Auditorium- An interactive fan event. Two sessions, tickets must be purchased in advance.

2pm - Historic Black College/University Classic at the Wolstein Center (WOOL-STEEN)featuring Morgan State vs. Howard University

8pm – State Farm All Star Saturday Night at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse including the Skills Challenge, 3 point contest and Slam Dunk competition. Concert by DJ Khaled

Sun Feb 20th

12pm-4pm and 4pm- 8pm - NBA Crossover at Cleveland Public Auditorium- An interactive fan event. Two sessions, tickets must be purchased in advance.

12pm – NBA Legends Awards

2pm – NBA G League Next Generation Game Wolstein Center (WOOL-STEEN)

3pm – AT&T Pregame concert at Cleveland Public Auditorium featuring Jack Harlow and Cautious Clay 

8pm – NBC All Star game on TNT at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse

Other events:

NBA Ice Buckets Court

Local and visiting basketball fans and sports enthusiasts are invited to shoot their shot at the NBA Ice Buckets Court pop-up at Tower City. Compete in a buzzer-beating game for the chance to win NBA prizes. Register to play for free on the NBA Events App.

Tower City, Skylight Concourse: 230 W. Huron Rd., Cleveland

Friday, Feb. 18 & Saturday, Feb. 19: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 20: noon - 5 p.m.

5th Street Flea Vendor Pop-Up

The perfect way to support Cleveland’s small business community, 5th Street Flea will host a pop-up vendor event inside the 5th Street Arcades. Vendors will be set up Friday - Sunday from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m., and shoppers can also visit one of the local storefronts within the 5th Street Arcades.

5th Street Arcades: 530 Euclid Ave., Cleveland

Friday, Feb. 18 - Sunday, Feb. 20: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame: Baseline to Bassline Exhibit

The Rock Hall’s newest exhibit, opening Feb. 17, explores the connection between music and basketball. Baseline to Bassline highlights the cultural impact of the sport and features artifacts worn by musicians at NBA events. Fans can also get pumped for the All-Star Game with a Spotify playlist featuring some players’ favorite pre-game tunes.

1100 E. 9th St., Cleveland

Open 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17 - Monday, Feb. 21

●      Advance tickets required; available online

Hank Willis Thomas: The New Black Aesthetic

As part of the celebration of the NBA’s 75th anniversary, Brooklyn-based artist Hank Willis Thomas will bring a special exhibit to Cleveland for All-Star Weekend. Inspired by various quilt traditions from African American history, “The New Black Aesthetic” features mixed media works depicting NBA legends and jerseys and will be on display at the Caxton Building from Feb. 17-20.

Caxton Building: 812 Huron Rd. E., Cleveland

Feb. 17-20: 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Free admission

Xbox 2K22 Tournament, Watch Party & Family Fun Day

Families looking to get in on the All-Star excitement on Saturday can head to Great Lakes Science Center for a basketball-centric family event. Gamers can play like an All-Star during the Xbox NBA 2K22 tournament; families can enjoy classic basketball arcade games from the 80s, 90s and 2000s; and all attendees can show their skills during a virtual reality basketball competition. It all culminates with a watch party for the Saturday night All-Star events.

Great Lakes Science Center: 601 Erieside Ave., Cleveland

Saturday, Feb. 19: 6-10 p.m.

Tournament admission and event tickets ($35-$75, kids under 10 free) available online

Cleveland All-Star Fitness Expo

Residents and visitors alike can take a break to focus on their fitness during Saturday morning’s All-Star Fitness Expo, hosted by Cleveland Browns cornerback Denzel Ward’s ‘Make Them Know Your Name’ Foundation. The event at FirstEnergy Stadium’s 7 Up City Club will feature a wide array of workout sessions, from yoga to cardio boxing, along with dance battles, musical performances, vendors, celebrity appearances and giveaways.

FirstEnergy Stadium, 100 Alfred Lerner Way, Cleveland

Saturday, Feb. 19: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

General admission tickets $30, celebrity access tickets including autographs and photo ops $75-$100; available online

ListenCLE Street Performances

Music will fill the air in Downtown Cleveland over All-Star Weekend, thanks to a street performance series coordinated by ListenCLE. Live music and art demonstrations will take place at Star Plaza near the Playhouse Square Chandelier as well as at the Cleveland Visitors Center throughout the weekend. Performances will be free, but tipping is encouraged.

Star Plaza: E 14th Street & Euclid Ave., and Cleveland Visitors Center: 334 Euclid Ave.

Full performance schedule available online

Uniquely CLE Tours

All-Star Weekend is the perfect opportunity for visitors and residents alike to brush up on their Cleveland history or learn more about what makes the city unique. An Ohio City food tourwith Relish Cleveland will give attendees a taste of Cleveland’s culinary scene with stops at five local eateries, including the historic West Side Market, while they learn about the history of the market, the Ohio City Farm and other unique neighborhood spots. A Downtown Highlights Walking Tour is a great way to experience Downtown Cleveland as tour guides lead attendees from Public Square to Playhouse Square, sharing the history of the city, the buildings and some of Cleveland’s most famous residents along the way.

Ohio City Food Tour: Saturday and Sunday, 1 p.m. Tickets ($50-$87) available online

Downtown Highlights Walking Tour: Various times throughout the weekend (Thursday-Sunday). Tickets ($24) available online

Tower City All-Star Events & Dining

Tower City Food Hall will offer a variety of pop-up food and beverage (and retail!) options during All-Star Weekend. Guests will enjoy: 2 You Wines, Lonnie’s Boy Soul Cookin’, MODbites by Nuevo, Ninja City Kitchen & Bar, Squash the Beef, Vitiman Kandie, Yum Village, Peace, Love & Little Donuts, Pearl Flower Catering, Heights Soul Food & Grill, Shell Shock'd Tacos, Kohcoa Shop, Andreas Dekar Wines, The Lemon Lady and Living Rich apparel.

Tower City Center, 230 W. Huron Rd., Cleveland

Thursday, Feb. 17 - Sunday, Feb. 20: 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Calling all kids! Tower City presents fun, family friendly programming on Saturday and Sunday. Bring the whole family for games, hype squad characters, crafting, face painting and more!

Tower City Center, 230 W. Huron Rd., Cleveland

Saturday, Feb. 19 - Sunday, Feb. 20: noon - 6 p.m.

The Real Black Friday’s Blk Biz Expo: All-Star Edition

On Saturday, February 19 from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., support 100+ participating local Black businesses and entrepreneurs at LaRese Purnell’s seventh annual Black Business Expo with live music, special guests and performances, a fashion show and more.

Tower City Center, Skylight Concourse: 230 W. Huron Rd., Cleveland

Saturday, Feb. 19: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

A complete schedule of events is available online

Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority All-Star Trolley

Hop on and off the RTA’s All-Star Trolleys, decked out and available to take riders to and from NBA All-Star festivities across the city center.

Friday, Feb. 18: 7 p.m. -11 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 19 & Sunday, Feb. 20: 9 a.m. to midnight

Information on All-Star Trolley stops: http://www.riderta.com/routes/all-startrolley

●      RTA Rapids to the Tower City Station: http://www.riderta.com/nbaallstar

For a complete listing of all things NBA All-Star, visit www.CLEcourt.com.


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