K E R S H A W  T A I L G A T E  F E S T I V A L
 Richards Park
Saturday, October 8th, 2022
12 p.m. -8 p.m.

Presented to you by the Town of Kershaw

Saturday

October 9th, 2021

10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Welcome to the "Tailgate Festival" event page!  We look forward to seeing all locals and well as those traveling in for the event from surrounding counties!  Come out and join us for a day of "Tailgating" fun with the whole family!  Bring your lawn chairs and settle in for a day filled with lots of music, carnival rides, tailgate competitions and more!

COMPETE, SPONSOR OR VOLUNTEER!

COMPETE

We look forward to the community competing in the Best-Looking Tailgate or the Kershaw Spirit competition.  Entry fees is $25 for the Best Tailgate contest.  Best-Looking Tailgate will be based on spirit with votes from those attending the event. Tailgate Cook-off will be your est tailgate entree whether it's short ribs, steak, hamburger, wings even a dessert!  Your entry will be judged on presentation, tenderness and taste.

Overall Best Looking Tailgate

Cash Prize

Kershaw Spirit Award

Cash Prize

 

PARKING WILL BE AT FIRST & SECOND BAPTIST CHURCH

 

SHUTTLES WILL BE AVAILABLE TO TAKE YOU TO AND FROM RICHARDS PARK.

KARE WILL BE ON SITE HOSTING NON-PROFITS

WHO IS ON TAP FOR THE DAY!

GOLD MINE CRUISERS

Car Show at the Kershaw Post Office Parking Lot

LIVE MUSIC

Love & Peace - 5pm - 8pm

 

FOOD VENDORS

Brenda Kays

Caters Taters

Creightons Creamery

Docs Sweet Treats

Hwy 55

Peanut Man

Lil Orbits

Shade Tree BBQ

Taco's Ole'

Wilburs Last Ride

Baked Goods by Bobbie Faulkenberry

MASH Shaved Ice Truck

Metro Concessions

RETAIL & ARTISAN VENDORS

Limit me Knot Boutique

Stonboro Studios

Angela Horton

Alexis Pope - Handmade Jewelry

Laura Pressley Wright- Paparazzi Jewelry

The Pink Zebra

Andrew Jackson Booster Club

 

LOTS OF ACTIVITIES

Inflatables

Bingo @ Half-time Show 2-4pm

Dog Show @ Half-time Show 2-4pm

 

 

Schedule of Events

8:00 a.m - 9:15 am:  Tailgate competitors and Vendors arrive and set up.

12 p.m.:  Festival Begins

12 pm - 3 p.m.: 

3:00 pm - 5 pm - Dog Show Contest, Family Bingo & Winners announced.

5pm - 8pm - Peace & Love Band

 

   Where to Park:

  • Officers with the Lancaster County Sheriffs office will be onsite to direct traffic.

No Pets allowed other than dogs for competing in the dog contest.  

Service Animals are Welcome.

SPONSORSHIP INFORMATION

 

We also encourage businesses and organizations to sponsors this event.  We have many levels of sponsorships; please contact the Town Clerk's Office for more information..

CURRENT SPONSORS

CHAMPIONSHIP SPONSOR;  JOHN T. STEVENS FOUNDATION

 

  • OCEANA GOLD; Touchdown Sponsor

  • WINDSTREAM/KINETIC; Field Goal Sponsor

  • DUKE ENERGY; Field Goal Sponsor

  • COMPORIUM: 1st Down Sponsor

  • RIVERNET; 1st Down Sponsor

  • FIRST PALMETTO; 1st Down Sponsor

  • SUBWAY; 1st Down Sponsor

  • BOJANGLES; 1st Down Sponsor

  • HAIRWORKS; Sideline Sponsor

  • THAXTON INSURANCE; Sideline Sponsor

  • MUSC LANCASTER; Sideline Sponsor

 

 

 

Continue to check back as details are still being finalized, more sponsorships are added and additional  information becomes available.