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"The More You Come Together, The Happier Are We the People!"

August 2nd and 3rd , 2019

Gum Springs 2nd of August Festival

08.02.2019 - 08.03.2019

The 115th Annual BBQ in the Park

175 Wood St, Arkadelphia, Arkansas 71923

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08.02.2019 - 08.03.2019

The 115th Annual BBQ in the Park

The Gum Springs 2nd of August Festival is celebrating its 115th  year of Family-Friendly Fun. Come enjoy the weekend at one of the Nation’s longest running annual events. The 2019 Festival promises to be one of our most exciting weekends ever!  The fun begins with "Friday Barbecue in the Park." Come and enjoy your choice of great tasting BBQ beef, pork, or our famous goat sandwich. The thrills continue on Saturday with fun activities and award winning live entertainment (See Below for Details).  Don't miss the opportunity to join with family and friends from across Arkansas and the United States in celebration of our harvest..... an openly inclusive experience for all people!

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175 Wood St, Arkadelphia, Arkansas 71923

Concert

GS2AF Live in the Park 08.03.19

4pm - 2am

175 Wood St, Arkadelphia, Arkansas 71923

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Concert

GS2AF Live in the Park 08.03.19

Come  see the Wow! Grammy Winner Bobby Rush, along with Jeff Floyd, Sweet Angel, TJ Hooker Taylor, Willie P., David T, and our hosting comedians Precious Hall and  Keith Terry; all live on the big stage at "GS2AF Live in the Park." Bring the family, friends, cooler, and a chair. Relax and enjoy the show! 

                        An evening of great R&B and Comedy

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4pm - 2am

175 Wood St, Arkadelphia, Arkansas 71923

Tickets

You Make it Happen

You are a Very Important Part (VIP) of the Gum Springs 2nd of August Festival. Our VIP package levels are for those who truly believe in, and understand the value of this 115 year old celebration of family and friends coming together in thanks of our harvest. The funds generated by your VIP purchase will ensure that award winning live entertainment will continue to play a vital part in the growth of this  rich, diverse and colorfully cultural event.

VIP Perks

  

VIP Perks: Access to the AC hospitality room with complimentary BBQ, drinks, covered patio viewing area, free VIP parking, recognition at the festival and on the festival digital media sites. Free entry to the official after party. 

We Make it Happen Again

 Thanks in advance for your generous contribution to this event, your support will help ensure that we the people will continues the time horned tradition of this historic festival. We look forward to seeing you and your family at the celebration.

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Gum Springs 2nd August Festival

175 Wood Street, Arkadelphia, Arkansas 71923, United States

Jerry Harvell (870) 260 6019 Excelsior Universal Lodge #13 Festival Host Committee Chair Mark Gillette (214) 476-2231 Madagil Live Festival Production Mark@gs2af.com Clayton Todd (501) 612-5033 Rooftop Productions Festival Concert Production

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