JSU and City Partner to Host Foothills Fall Festival

JSU and City Partner to Host Foothills Fall Festival

10/31/2019


JSU and the City of Jacksonville will present the inaugural Foothills Fall Festival on Nov. 21, 3-8 p.m., in front of Pete Mathews Coliseum. The free public event will bring together the university and the community to celebrate the Thanksgiving season. 

Free activities will include a Ferris wheel, carousel, super slide, bouncy house, petting zoo, face painting, pie eating contest, bingo, photo booth, cornhole tournament, a JSU nature classroom and more. JSU students and employees will be provided a free meal from 3-5:30 p.m. by WOW!, Momma Goldberg's and Coca-Cola. Food vendors will also be selling items. Strut’s will operate a beer tent. At 7:30 p.m., there will be a fireworks show. 

Arts, crafts and retail vendors will be on site. Those interested in becoming a vendor should contact Carrie Hightower at 256-782-5642 or hightower@jsu.edu. The vending fee is $25 for non-JSU vendors and $15 for JSU students and employees. All proceeds collected from vendor fees and alcohol sales will be donated to the JSU Food Bank and Jacksonville Christian Outreach Center.