2021 BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME ENSHRINEMENT WEEKEND

Saturday, September 11th

VIP Enshrinement Ceremony Reception - 4pm

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame (Springfield, MA)

Toast the incoming Hall of Fame Class of 2021 prior to the sport’s ultimate recognition. The pre-reception will be located at the Basketball Hall of Fame, and will include lavish food stations and an open bar. The party is limited to P1 and P2 ticket holders only.

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Class of 2021 Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony - 7:00PM

MassMutual Center (Springfield, MA)

One of the most elite nights on the basketball calendar each year, the Hall of Fame Class of 2021 will be formally enshrined into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in a nationally televised ceremony. The stars of basketball all come together to celebrate the next group of the sport’s iconic figures.

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Sunday, September 12th

Rock n' Hall Concert

First Ever Enshrinement Weekend Concert at the Basketball Hall of Fame

Enshrinement Weekend is taking that extra trifecta shot by teaming up with the Springfield Business Improvement District to put on a free concert with local party favorite Darik and the Funbags and The Voice finalist and sports arena favorite Michelle Brooks-Thompson at the Basketball Hall of Fame. The concert will take place on Sunday, September 12th from 1pm – 5pm and is free to the public. 

The Basketball Hall of Fame will be open from 10:30am – 4:30pm. A Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic will be on site supported by the Springfield Health and Human Services Department and sponsored 

PERFORMANCES

Darik and the Funbags

Bringing their style of FUN and the highest energy show around has made Darik and the Funbags New Englands number one party band! Come see why Darik and the Funbags have become a house-hold name!

Michelle Brooks-Thompson

You’ve seen her on NBC’s the Voice, TBN’s Praise the Lord, Bobby Jones Gospel, performing the National Anthem at professional sporting games and prestigious events, ministering in many churches, venues and concerts all over the country! She comes bringing a powerful and unique sound to the music industry.  

FOOD TRUCKS

  • White Lion Brewing will be pouring their latest Legend Series #1 Enshrinement NEIPA among many other local brews.

  • Cantina Curbside will be onsite cooking up their Latin-American cuisine

  • Hot Oven Cookies will be offering their fresh-baked, gourmet cookies

  • And of course, enjoy all the amazing restaurants on the riverfront including Max’s Tavern, Plan B, Cold Stone Creamery, and Pizzeria UNO’s.

The #TIMMYSTRONG Foundation will be present accepting donations in the name of principal, local basketball star and current basketball coach; Timmy Allen who is recovering from a heart attack last month. In addition to providing money for the Allen family, #TimmyStrong has been supporting the promotion of CPR and the placement of AED’s throughout the community. The KEVS foundation will be present which focuses on heart health, as well as 16 Lyrics; an anti-racism organization which Timmy helped create.

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FREE COVID-19 VACCINATION CLINIC

A Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic will be on site supported by the Springfield Health and Human Services Department and sponsored by Westfield Bank. The clinic is free to the public, and will be open from 11am – 4:30pm.

Thank You Westfield Bank!