K E R S H A W T A I L G A T E F E S T I V A L
Saturday, October 8th, 2022
12 p.m. -8 p.m.
Presented to you by the Town of Kershaw
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!
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
Kershaw Spirit Award
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
Love & Peace - 5pm - 8pm
Docs Sweet Treats
Shade Tree BBQ
Wilburs Last Ride
Baked Goods by Bobbie Faulkenberry
MASH Shaved Ice Truck
RETAIL & ARTISAN VENDORS
Limit me Knot Boutique
Alexis Pope - Handmade Jewelry
Laura Pressley Wright- Paparazzi Jewelry
The Pink Zebra
Andrew Jackson Booster Club
LOTS OF ACTIVITIES
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.
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..
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.