Follow along with Visit Canton’s mascot Pigskin! Discover festivals, special events, and new things to do throughout the year. Here’s where you’ll find Pigskin this year:
April 2023 | Race to Stark County and you may just see Pigskin at the start of finish lines of 5ks and family fun runs.
- Run Wild! 5K & 10K at the Wilderness Center | April 22 from 8:00AM-10:30AM
- USFL Home Opener Pittsburgh Maulers vs. New Jersey Generals Fun Fest at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium | April 23 from 11:00AM-12:00PM
May 2023 | Pigskin will be shopping all the local goods at the 720 MARKET in North Canton.
- Canton Hall of Fame Marathon at the Visit Canton Welcome Center | May 7 from 7:00AM-8:30AM
- 720 May MKT at North Canton City Square | May 20 from 11:00AM-1:00PM
June 2023 | Take cover from the summer sun in Umbrella Alley and you may just find Pigskin cooling off in Louisville.
- Pigskin's Pals Kick Off To Summer Fun | June 2 from 11:00AM-2:00PM
- Louisville 2nd Fridays in Downtown Louisville | June 9 from 5:00PM-7:00PM
- Stark LGBTQ+ Pride Festival in Downtown Canton at Centennial Plaza | June 10 from 2:00PM-4:00PM
- Pigskin's Pals Special Offers Pick-Up at Visit Canton Welcome Center | June 17 from 11:00AM-1:00PM
July 2023 | From 4th of July fireworks to the Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Week Balloon Classic, Pigskin will be out and about at Stark County’s summer festivals.
- Pigskin's Pals Special Offers Pick-Up at Visit Canton Welcome Center | July 15 from 11:00AM-1:00PM
- African-American Arts Festival in Downtown Canton at Centennial Plaza | July 22 from 11:00AM-1:00PM
- Up, Up & Away 5K at Kent State University at Stark | July 29 from 7:30AM-9:30AM
August 2023 | Pigskin has his sharpie ready for autographs during the greatest gathering of football legends, the annual Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Week.
- Play Football, First Play in Downtown Canton and at the Pro Football Hall of Fame | August 2 from 10:00AM-12:30PM
- Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival Canton Repository Grand Parade in Downtown Canton | August 5 at 8:00AM
September 2023 | Warm days and cool nights are one of Pigskin’s favorite things about autumn. That, and all the fall festivals in Stark County! Visit Pigskin on the farm this fall.
- HBCU Family Block Party in Downtown Canton in Centennial Plaza | September 2 from 11:00AM-1:00PM
- The Classic Tailgate at the Hall of Fame Village Campus | September 3 from 11:00AM-1:00PM
- Downtown Canton Music Fest in Downtown Canton in Centennial Plaza | September 8 from 2:30PM-4:00PM
- Fall Fun with Pigskin at Maize Valley Winery & Craft Brewery | September 24 from 12:00PM-3:00PM
- Canton Latino Fest in Downtown Canton in Centennial Plaza | September 30 from 1:00PM-3:00PM
October 2023 | Mall-O-Ween Don’t be scared! There is plenty of non-spooky fun for the little ones. Put on your costumes and trick-or-treat with Pigskin.
- Boo Bash at the Hall of Fame Village | October 19 from 5:00PM-7:00PM
- Goldy's Birthday Party at the Pro Football Hall | October 22 from 11:00AM-1:00PM
- Mall-O-Ween at Belden Village Mall | October 26 from 4:00PM-6:00PM
November 2023 | Fill your tummy with all the season’s delights. Pick out your favorite pies with Pigksin at the Experience Hartville campus.
- Pictures with Santa & Pie with Pigskin at the Hartville Kitchen | November 28 from 5:00PM-7:00PM
December 2023 | There are Santa sightings all over Stark County! Track down all the holiday fun with Pigskin.
- Pigskin at the Ohio Christmas Factory | December 15 from 6:00PM-8:00PM
January 2024 | When the weather gets cold, Pigskin is just warming up! Get out and about at the ice-skating rinks with Pigskin this winter.
February 2024 | Cozy up with Pigskin and pals at the Dragonfly Tea Room for a Valentine tea party celebration!
March 2024 | Stay clear of spring showers and enjoy a fun-filled game night with Pigskin!