CARTERSVILLE – The Cartersville Downtown Development Authority invites you to the rescheduled October ‘Second’ Friday event, “College Tailgate.” Sponsored by Academy Sports and Outdoors, the postponed event will take place on Friday, October 10th, at Friendship Plaza in historic downtown Cartersville.
Sport your favorite college football team attire at this FREE event that will start at 5 PM with a few kid’s activities, including a coloring contest, sidewalk chalk, and several activities provided by Academy. Mellow Mushroom will be on site from 5-8 PM serving up some great food. The Tom & Chad show will be providing music throughout the night. There will be a single elimination corn hole tournament consisting of fifteen teams of two people. There is a $25 registration fee to be a part of this tournament. If interested, register and pay by cash or check at the Cartersville Welcome Center at the Train Depot or register the day of the event. The first 15 teams who submit their application and payment will be accepted.
“We are very excited about the postponed October ‘Second’ Friday, and feel it will be a great evening for families to come out and enjoy music, food and fun,” said Special Events Coordinator Hollie Duncan. “Our children’s activities have been a great success so far and we are expecting them to only get better. We are looking forward to having other downtown businesses join us in the Plaza. Also, don’t forget to stop by a few of the Downtown shops and restaurants that will be open until 8 PM or later.”
For additional information, visit or call 770.607.3480.