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What’s Going On This Weekend

August 3, 2020 -- These are the top events that are happening this weekend, that you may or may not have heard of. Now you have plans to celebrate the weekend!

Missing the celebrations surrounding the Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Week? Check out ways that you can celebrate the Hall of Fame City with these one-your-own celebrations. 

August 7 | 6:00PM-9:00PM
Canton First Friday in the Canton Arts District
Are you ready for an exciting First Friday in Downtown Canton? There will be no outdoor vendors this month, but lots of businesses are still open for you to grab dinner or walk around and explore!

August 7 & 8 | 9PM-11PM
Canton Palace Theatre: Drive-In Movies in the Canton Palace Theatre Parking Lot
This week’s schedule: Friday, August 7 “The Game Plan” and Saturday, August 8 “Draft Day”. Reserve your space online in advance, then check-in upon arrival. Don’t forget to pre-order your family pack of concessions!  

August 8 | 9:00AM-4:00PM
Hartville Makers Market @ Hartville MarketPlace & Flea Market
Come find unique vintage wares, handmade goods, and other one-of-a-kind pieces. Enjoy live music and food trucks while you shop at our Makers Market.  

August 8 | 8:00AM-1:30PM
Congressman Ralph Regula Memorial Ride @ Canal Fulton Canalway Center
Take a round trip adventure along the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail on your bike. Whether it is 8, 16, or 32 miles, enjoy a day out with friends and family!

August 8 | Saturdays 9:00AM-12:00PM
North Canton Farmers Market @ Former North Canton K-Mart Parking Lot (1447 North Main St.)
The market will host a wide range of seasonal produce, pastured meats, preserved items, baked goods, coffee, maple syrup, honey, live plants, crafts & more!

August 8 | 5:00PM-11:00PM
GV Football Tailgate Party @ Pavilion at Gervasi Vineyard
Missing the big football kickoff this summer? GV is hosting a tailgate party in their outdoor Pavilion to celebrate football in Canton while enjoying a delicious homemade Gervasi family-style meal, trivia, game, and music.

Don't see something you like or looking for something specific? Check out our full event calendar to see all of the events that are happening this weekend! 

Allison Rowe


Allison Rowe is the Marketing Coordinator for Visit Canton.  She enjoys shopping, spending time with friends & family, going to concerts, and watching football!  Allison can be found trying new restaurants, exploring museums, and hanging out at Canton First Fridays. Have an update or comment about the blog? Reach out at

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