The 1890 Days Committee and the Town of Ringgold announce the return of Ringgold’s biggest festival, the 1890 Days Jamboree.
The festival will take place on Friday May 28 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Just minutes south of Chattanooga on I-75, this two-day event takes place in historic downtown Ringgold. This year’s visitors will enjoy food vendors, arts and crafts vendors, live music on multiple stages, a parade, classic car show, vintage baseball game, fireworks and more. Moreover.
The Ringgold Playhouse will host a Comedy Club at this year’s event at the Ringgold Depot on Friday night at 7:30 p.m. You can take a break from the heat, grab some popcorn and enjoy a few laughs from this improv comedy and stand-up show.
“The musical composition is excellent this year,” said Ronal Graham, organizer of the 1890 Days. “There are new artists and old local favorites.
The RTC Depot Street stage will host top performers such as: Vernon Greeson, Lakeside Bluegrass and Chris McDaniel Friday Night and Saturday Night, Brandon Maddox, Wade Henry Sims, Joe Chambers, Stringer’s Ridge, Rock Rushing III and Common Ground.
On the First Bank Cleveland Street Stage, you can hear Dana Russell, Street Revival, Alabaster Voices, Ordained Trio and Appointed Quartet Friday night. Saturdays Karate Studio by Jesse Thornton puts on a great show to start the day followed by Dennis Brown Trio, No Big Deal, Joshua Bearden, Zack Chastain with Slaten Dooley, Courtney Daly and the Daily Grind, and Troy Underwood & The Street Preachers.
Playing on the main stage, the Mtn. See the CDJR courthouse scene: Masterpiece Quartet, Greesons, The Bondservants, The Hullenders, Quartet and Masterpiece Testimonials.
On Saturday at 11 a.m., there will be a Salute to America as the parade descends Nashville Street, followed by New Dismembered Tennesseans, Tyler Carroll and Pine Ridge, Lone Mountain Bluegrass, Ryan Stinson, Emerald Butler, Josh Driver, Robby Hopkins and Smith and Wesley to close the show, followed by a large fireworks display presented by Juniors Building Materials.
The First Volunteer Bank Kids Fair will have fun games and bounce houses for all ages and the Mashburn Equipment Car Cruise-in and Tractor Show will take place all day Saturday at the Ringgold First Baptist Church parking lot.
“New this year, there will be a Tennessee Vintage Baseball Association game at Clark Park on Robin Road,” said Rhonda Swaney, Ringgold City Council member. “The Mountain City Boys will play a doubles against Lightfoot at 1 pm and 3 pm. Lower your chair and enjoy the recreation of 19th century baseball civility. ”
“This event would not be possible without our great sponsors,” said Jamie Klementisz, Principal Street Manager for the Town of Ringgold. “Thanks to Mtn. See CDJR, RTC, First Bank, Juniors Building Materials, First Volunteer Bank, Mashburn Equipment, Elders Ace Hardware and Graham Dental for investing in our community. “
For more information, visit www.1890sdays.com.