The annual Taste of Pro Football Hall of Fame kicks off at 5 p.m. Tuesday -- tomorrow.

The event, now in its ninth year, is pricey — $150 for general admission — but you get to mingle with Football Hall of Fame enshrinees and graze on a bevy of local eats at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton. And you also get to support the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank, which receives proceeds.

Hall of Fame Enshrinees such as Andre Reed and Dermontti Dawson, dressed in their gold jackets, will signing autographs.

Purveyors at this year’s event include Canton Brewing Company, Chocolates by Erin, Cilantro Thai & Sushi Restaurant, Dunkin’ Donuts, Main Street Gourmet, Meeker Wines distributed by Esber Beverage, The Rail, SHY Cellars and the Winery at Wolf Creek.

Auctions and raffles at the event will feature items including a weekend at the Meeker Vineyard in Sonoma County, Calif., featuring a tour followed by dinner on the property.

Bid before the event by going to http://ACRFHOF16.gesture.com. The winery visit is a live auction item and is not part of online bidding.

Tickets $250 for VIP admission, which includes VIP lounge access, early admittance, priority valet parking and a VIP ticket holder gift. Young professionals can attend the event at the discounted rate of $100. Tickets can be purchased at akroncantonfoodbank.org/taste or by calling 330-535-6900.

Taste of the Pro Football Hall of Fame sponsors are radio stations WQMX (94.9-FM);  WONE (97.5-FM); WAKR (1590-AM) and WNWV (107.3-FM).