Cavs Fan Fest Round 2 rebounds after rainy start

It was a rainy start to Fan Fest Round 2. (Source: WOIO)
It was a rainy start to Fan Fest Round 2. (Source: WOIO)

Before Game 1 of Round 2, outside the Q was the place to be. Fans were "All In" as they flocked to Gateway Plaza to take part in the Cleveland Cavaliers Fan Fest.

Festivities got off to a slow start with the rain, but fans forgot all about that once the weather cleared. Interactive games kept them moving and pumped up for the series against the


"It's a lot of fun. Very nice, very nice," said Cavs fan Sherrie Harris.

"It's a little wet but I'm having fun. Just got balloons!" said Jalissa Wilson.

Fans got to try their hand at hoops on a full court and compare how they sized up to their favorite basketball players.

The fun wasn't just for kids. It brought out the kid in everyone.

"This is great what they do for kids and families, to bring everybody down here to downtown Cleveland. Yup, it's a great time," said John Briley.

The dream for Cavs fans gets bigger with every game.

"I just pray they win! We need this, definitely!" said Tiana Johnson.

"We're all in! We're all in right now, you know what I mean," said John Harrell.

Fans were pumped to cheer on the team and city they love right in the middle of the action.

"It would mean a lot to the city. I don't know if they'd ever stop partying if they go all the way to the end!" said Harrell.

You'll find Cavs Fan Fest set up outside the Q before every home game during the playoffs. It's free and they even have a watch party during the game.


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