Plans being released for Tribe World Series, Cavs home opener events in Cleveland

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CLEVELAND, Ohio – Plans are being released for World Series and Cavs events in downtown Cleveland next week.

The Indians confirmed the team will host away game World Series watch parties at Progressive Field for games three, four and five next Friday through Sunday.

Fans will be able to watch the game on the big scoreboard screen.

More specific information about tickets, which will be sold for a small fee to benefit charity, will be released Monday, according to Indians Assistant Director of Communications Joel Hammond.

In addition to the first World Series game at home Tuesday night, the Cleveland Cavaliers will host the New York Knicks for the team’s season opener at Quicken Loans Arena.

Turner Sports will host an “NBA on TNT Road Show” event ahead of the game.

The Road Show will begin at 3 p.m. in the parking lot between Prospect Avenue and Huron Avenue across from the arena.

It will include a performance by Grammy-nominated rapper Wiz Khalifa as well as interactive fan experiences, food, and Cavs performers.

Doors to the Q will open at 6 p.m., with the Cavs urging fans to arrive downtown early and be seated by 7:15 p.m. The pregame championship ring ceremony and banner raising will start at 7:30 p.m. with tipoff at 8 p.m.

The World Series party for Major League Baseball begins even before game day. The league is hosting a large, private gala at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum Monday night.

Representatives from Major League Baseball and the Indians said details about events inside and surrounding the ballpark for Tuesday and Wednesday’s home games will be released in coming days.

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