AKRON, Ohio - The City of Akron just announced that more tickets for Akron's welcome home celebration for LeBron James will be available.
The first batch of tickets, made available Monday, sold out in less than 5 hours, Akron spokesperson Stephanie York reports, and many were up for resale online Tuesday before the second batch was announced.
The celebration, which will be held Aug. 8 at the University of Akron's InfoCision Stadium, is hosted by the City of Akron, the LeBron James Family Foundation and the University of Akron.
The tickets are free, but there is a limited number available. They will be available beginning Wednesday, July 30 at 6 p.m. from Ticketmaster .
The event begins at 7:15 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8 and gates will open at 6:15 p.m.