Stark County, Ohio – Visit Canton, the Stark County Convention & Visitors’ Bureau (CVB), has awarded $296,368 in Recovery and Destination Development Grants. The CVB made grant dollars available to fund projects in Stark County that are in concert with Visit Canton’s mission to attract visitors and increase visitor spending. Grantees were encouraged to partner in strategic ways between multiple organizations, businesses, and communities. Applicants could request from $10,000 to $50,000, with committed matching funds required, to support projects that commence in 2022.
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CANTON, Ohio - The 2021 NCAA Division III Football Championship game between North Central College (Naperville, IL) and University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (Belton, TX) is in Canton, Ohio at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium on Friday, December 17. Open practices and media interviews are available inside Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium on Wednesday, December 15, from 12 noon to 4:30 PM ET.
Canton, Ohio - The 2021 NCAA Division III Football Championship is in Canton, Ohio at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium. The national championship Stagg Bowl kicks off Friday, December 17th at 7:04 PM ET. Tickets are on sale now at NCAA.com/tickets.
Visit Canton is accepting applications for a new grant program intended to spur destination development investments. Preference will be given to large-scale projects that enhance communities with visitor attraction efforts. Proposals are expected to detail transformational projects that strengthen the destination profile. Applications for the new Recovery and Destination Development Grants are due by 5:00 PM ET on Friday, November 19, 2021.
“Hello Hartville” is a new mobile pass that highlights businesses in the Hartville, Ohio area, promoting it as a shopping and dining destination. Use the Hello Hartville pass on a mobile phone to check-in at each of four locations by Saturday, October 30, 2021, to be entered into the sweepstakes to win an Experience Hartville shopping package and overnight accommodation.
Use the digital, mobile passport to check-in at 15 locations in Stark County, Tuscarawas County, and Holmes County. The new Hall of Fame Hops Craft Brew Trail begins on March 15, 2021 and continues through November 7, 2021.