Cavs will celebrate Fan Appreciation Day with a virtual experience on Thursday

There will be online giveaways in lieu of a game day event

Ben Fontana
May 18, 2020 - 3:22 pm
Mar 8, 2020; Cleveland, Ohio, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers center Andre Drummond (3) reacts after a basket during the second half against the San Antonio Spurs at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. Mandatory Credit: Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports

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With the 2019-20 NBA season on hiatus, the Cleveland Cavaliers are excited to celebrate the tradition of Fan Appreciation Day presented by Discount Drug Mart in an all-new way. Hundreds of prizes will be given away on Thursday, May 21st on the Cavs Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Tik Tok social platforms, as well as on Cavs.com/FanApp and the Cavs App. Fans can also look forward to a virtual watch party of the March 7th Cavs vs. Nuggets game on the Cavs Facebook page and Cavs.com. 

“Every season our Fan Appreciation Day is one of the most rewarding and fun games on our schedule. This year, the appreciation we have for our fans has really gone to a different and higher dimension as we’ve faced the COVID19 journey together,” said Cavaliers President of Business Operations Nic Barlage. “While our schedule has been altered, our gratitude, connectivity and special bond we have with our fans continues to grow. We look forward to thanking our great fans during this unique edition of Fan Appreciation Day presented by Discount Drug Mart.”

To tip-off the celebration, fans can head to Cavs.com/FiftyinFive to enter for a chance to win great prizes from the Cavs 50th season including a retro Cavs fanny pack, a Daniel "Booby" Gibson bobblehead or a 2016 NBA Championship fleece blanket. The Cavs will choose 10 lucky winners  each day through Wednesday, May 20th.

Beginning on May 21st through May 25th fans can enter to win great prizes at Cavs.com/FanApp that include:

  • Exclusive autographed Cavs merch
  • Cavs Legion Party presented by Hot Pockets at the Legion Lair Lit By TCP
  • A free week of a Cavs Academy Youth Basketball Summer Camp presented by Chocolate Creations
  • A virtual one-on-one basketball training session with a Cavs Academy Coach
  • A virtual Q&A session with a Cavs personality

Please note: Due to the COVID-19 situation, timing and dates for delivery of prizes as well as the Legion Lair Party and Cavs Academy Camps will be determined.

Additionally, on Thursday, May 21st fans can look forward a day full of fun and prizes that will include: 

  • Every hour from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., fans can enter a contest to win autographed Cavs merchandise on one of the Cavs social platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tik Tok)
  • All fans who visit the Cavs App on Fan Appreciation Day will receive a code for a FREE small Curly Fry at participating Arby’s locations The Cavs App is available for download at the Apple Store or Google Play Store
  • On Cavs.com/FanApp, fans can find a Goodyear coupon for their next tire purchase on Goodyear.com from May 21st through June 30th
  • A virtual watch party of the down to the wire Cavs vs. Denver Nuggets game from March 7th will stream on the Cavs Facebook and the Cavs App for fans in the FOX Sports Ohio market to enjoy
  • FREE computer and phone wallpaper downloads on Cavs.com/FanApp
  • Special new content will be shared across all Cavs social channels thanking fans for their continued support 

A Team Shop Thank You on Cavs.com/Shop
Cavs.com/Shop will be back up and running beginning May 21st. To celebrate Fan Appreciation Day, fans can score 50% off select Cavs merchandise including the 50th Season Collection, Statement jerseys, Classic jerseys and more (some exclusions apply). The Team Shop will also offer free ground shipping and a free mystery gift with all orders $25+ on May 21st.

*Only available online. The Cavaliers Team Shop at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse remains closed until further notice. 

For more details on Fan Appreciation Day presented by Discount Drug Mart fans can check out Cavs.com/FanApp.