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Event Schedule

Marketplace and networking festivities will take place all day long! 

FREE EVENT ACCESS WITH THE PURCHASE OF ANY ALL-STAR GAME TICKET

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SAT, April 13  |  10AM - 2PM

Africentric Early College, Fieldhouse,
3223 Allegheny Avenue


In partnership with the Classic for Columbus and Franklin County Commissioners join us for this community hiring event for the mutual benefit for our job-seekers and employers.  All interested job-seekers within the community are encouraged to attend.  Additionally, we have organizations focused on both adult and youth employment along with community organizations that provide youth enrichment programs.  This family friendly event will offer opportunities for everyone!

FREE REGISTRATION

OPEN to the community

WEDS., April 17  |  6:30PM

Marlow’s Cheesesteaks “Doing It Philly Style”
93 N. High Street, Gahanna,

 

THURS., April 18  |  7PM - 12AM

CULTURE
6170 Busch Blvd, Columbus

FRI., April 19  |  5PM - 7PM

Fawcett Center, 2400 Olentangy River Rd.

 

Come and join us the evening before the Classic For Columbus. Invest in You powered by Huntington Bank provides a real-life student experience for middle and high school students teaching monthly budgeting decisions during a game of life simulation. Additionally, parents, guardians and advisors will have the opportunity to experience a Financial Health check-up centered around personal finances, insurance, investing, and home lending.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

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FRI., April 19  |  6PM - 9PM

Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capital Square
75 E. State Street, Columbus

 

FRI., April 19  |  6PM - 11PM

Hyatt House Hotel
633 W. 5th AVE., Columbus

 

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FRI., April 19
Honorary Co-Chairpersons Reception
INVITATION ONLY
Hosted By
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SAT., April 20  |  ALL Day Long!

Black Wall Street Marketplace

Schottenstein Center, 555 Borror Rd.
 

Fine arts, HBCU gear, unique collectables, cosmetics and beauty products made for us, by us. Browse the Black Wall Street Marketplace at the All-Star Game & Extravaganza. Find that one special item you have been looking for but could not find anywhere, until now! Friendly vendors who are excited to answer your questions or just engage in a good conversation with you. It's all at the marketplace waiting for you.

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SAT., April 20  |  TIP-OFF: 5:30PM

HBCU College Basketball
All-Star Game


Schottenstein Center, 555 Borror Rd.

Top players from HBCUs nationwide vs. dynamic players from universities across Ohio. Exciting basketball that will bring you out of your seat. The college all-stars bring their best game to the Schott. Root for the all-star from your university or cheer on all of these NBA hopefuls and enjoy the halftime show. This is a FANtastic experience!

GET TICKETS HERE

SAT., April 20

The Walk It Out Halftime Show
Featuring DJ UNC + The Hounds
of Sounds Wilberforce University
Marching Band

One of the greatest halftime shows on earth! This show will have everyone on their feet dancing to the beats. If you have never experienced an HBCU marching band, you are in for a special treat.

GET TICKETS HERE

SAT., April 20

Greek Step Show

Stay after the game and watch fraternities and sororities stomp, step, stroll and move together as only the Divine 9 can. Experience this Black cultural tradition with your entire family.

GET TICKETS HERE

SAT., April 20  |  10PM - 2AM

Classic For Columbus Official
After Party*

FORUM, 44 N. Wall Street, Columbus, OH 43215

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