Greg Jones : (276) 386-3831
Town Manager :

GATE CITY, VA Tail Gate City

College Football Fans and Tailgaters are invited to attend the Tail Gate City event happening on Saturday, September 10th, 2016 in Gate City, VA.  The college football game of the decade, Virginia Tech Hokies vs Tennessee Vols, will be broadcast live on a 20’x20’ video projection screen in downtown Gate City.  But that’s not all.  Both Virginia Tech and Tennessee Tailgaters are invited to participate.  Tennessee Tailgaters will set up on one side of Jackson Street in downtown Gate City while Virginia Tech will set up on the opposite side.  Trophies will be awarded to the best tailgate display for both Virginia Tech and Tennessee Tailgater.

The Tail Gate City event will also provide live entertainment starting at 2:00 PM.  Below is the schedule of events leading up to game time:

2:00 PM     Ivy Road
3:00 PM     Cornhole Tournament hosted by Copper Ridge Cornhole – Cash Prizes Awarded!
3:30 PM     The Benny Wilson Band
4:45 PM     Jenkins School of Dance – Special Performance
5:00 PM     Asylum Suite
6:15 PM     Jenkins School of Dance – Special Performance
6:30 PM     StoneCreek Four
7:45 PM     Awards: Best Tailgaters!
8:00 PM     Live VideoCast of the VA Tech vs Tennessee Game!

In additional to live entertainment there will be a Fireworks Show at half time, Beer Garden, Inflatable for the kids, local food, and games throughout the day.

For more information, please visit: or call 276-386-3831.

This event was made possible by First Community Bank, Homestead Creamery, and Mattern & Craig.  We are very thankful for our sponsors who have shown great community support!

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