Fun Fest @ Kingsport, TN

800-743-5282

For Fun Fest text alerts, text FESTUS to 74574!!

Sponsorship

 

~Event Sponsorships ~ Promotional Activities ~ Mobile Marketing Opportunities ~
And other ways to promote your business during
 
funfest-logo01

 

Fast Facts
For more information contact Lucy Fleming This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone 423.392.8809

 

9 day Festival – July 12 - 20, 2013

  • Overall Attendance - 180,000
  • Our events are family oriented and alcohol free (except the beer/food pairing and wine tasting events)
  • Top 20 July Southeast Tourism Society Event for 7 of the past 9 years.
  • Member International Festivals and Events Association


sponsorship_clip_image004Population 44,130
at the crossroads of I-81 and I-26.
Population within 1 mile of city limits – 92,000
Population within 5 miles of city limits – 152,000
Retail and restaurant service area of 1.1 million

 

 

 

Demographics

  • Median wage in 2008 was $ 26,675, Managerial median wage was $60,765
  • Household Income –12% had income over $75,000 (1999)
  • Households with children under 18 – 31.4% (2006)
  • Population ages (2006)
  • Under age of 25 – 29.4%
    25-44 – 26.9%
    45-64 – 27.5%
    65+ - 16.2%
  • Event attendance generally reflects the community but we have events tailored to various ages and interests including: 
    • Country Music Concerts 
    • Hot Air Balloons
    • Runners
    • Antique Automobiles
    • Dog Owners
    • Cyclists/Mtn. Bikes
    • Volunteer Fire Departments
    • Senior Citizens
    • Kids Central (weekday children's events)


We offer various sponsorship opportunities to reach either the total audience or a with 100+ events in over 50 sites, we can offer a variety of one-event set-ups to reach a target audience. Let us know your product or target and we will work with you.

Fun Fest events received more than $250,000 in media value in 2009

We can offer multi events at one site or multi-day set-ups:

  • First Friday – this is down town street party day and we have a Mardi Gras themed 5 hour event, a parade (300 entries) and an evening Zydeco concert. Attendance all day exceeds 10,000.

  • First Saturday – Friendly competition –Skateboard competition, Lumberman's Competition, Volleyball and Softball games, Volunteer fire department relay games and the evening's world record holding Crazy 8's 8-K run.

  • Kids' Central - attracts 1000+ children and parents per day Monday – Wednesday. We encourage activity oriented displays and are interested in parent and/or child education and healthy lifestyle. There is an opportunity for naming rights.

  • Concert Series – we plan 3 outdoor concerts with national touring acts (past performers have included Trace Adkins, Charlie Daniels, Relient K, Allison Kraus, Leann Rimes) and may have sponsorships available on a nightly basis or for the series. Paid attendance averages 8,000. Audience sampling is available.

  • Fort Henry Drive/Taste of Tri-Cities area – Enjoy a 4-day set-up at this location Wednesday – final Saturday. This area is the location for our concerts, hot air balloon launches, outdoor movie, fireworks and our food court area. Attendance grows from 5,000 to 30,000+ on the final day.


We are very willing to work with your company to find the best audience.
In the past we have:

  • Partnered with Zoomerz convenience stores/gas stations for ticket outlets and provided them with new walk-in traffic and promotion.

  • Placed McDonald's exhibit focusing on a new healthy menu, sampling and activities at 3 locations over a 5 day period.

  • Developed the Parent/Child Locator program for various events so families that were separated at an event could be reunited.

  • Walgreen's established a "Boo-Boo Station" at our children's activity area.

  • G & K Services sponsors our Friends of Festus patrons program. This program provides a stage front seating area and parking package. Each evening G & K employees distributed promotional goodie packs to the patrons and controlled seating in that area.

We offer text messaging promotions, a Facebook fan site and other interactive social media opportunities. Our website received over 200,000 visits in 60 days in 2009.

 

Vendor/Display booth policies

  • Businesses interested in promotional opportunities may wish to sponsor or co-sponsor an event, activity or service. This will give you the opportunity to have a customer development, product display or sampling, at the event site.

     
  • We do not have a crafts show, art show or sales/display area for general merchandise or promotion of specific products or services.

     
  • Fun Fest does not endorse candidates for public office therefore candidates may not set up displays, participate as a candidate in the parade or events, nor sponsor events. Fun Fest is an entertainment activity and is not to be used as a platform to promote a particular set of beliefs, convictions or ideologies.

 

Search Site

Events Calendar

No event in the calendar
April 2017
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
 
VisitKingsportNocrownSmall


Special Hotel Rates
for Fun Fest
Click Here
 


MIT logo url   toyotaweb
Mobile App Sponsor

"Play Outdoors" 
Event Sponsor

WJHL Logo no CBS Black text
ABC Tri Cities logo

 

 

Copyright © 2013. All Rights Reserved.