Another Successful JeepFest is in the books! 2019 JeepFest, August 29 – September 1, did not disappoint with over 2,000 jeeps in attendance this year. What exactly is JeepFest you might ask? A Jeep® event like no other! Started by Sheriff Donnie Craig and the Pickens Sheriff’s Office, JeepFest is an annual event that helps provide a place to live, food, clothing, supplies, love and anything else a child might need to prosper. The Sheriff’s Foundation hosts the 3-day event packed full of Jeep® obstacles, trails, mud, concerts, rides, food and much more. Many of the national vendors in attendance rank it in the top 5 of Jeep events in the country.
This year’s concert headliner on the Coca-Cola sponsored concert stage was Jacob Bryant, a singer/songwriter who grew up in the rural North Georgia mountains. Jacob released his first full length album titled, PRACTICE WHAT I PREACH in February of 2019 and it debuted number 1 on the ITunes country chart, including the titles Best Part of Me is You and Pour Whiskey on My Grave.
Jasper Coca-Cola is proud to be one of the sponsors of this great local event that supports the children in our community. As part of our sponsorship we provide a special event trailer, product, and sampling from the NOS® Jeep Crew. JeepFest participants were eager to have a close up look at the NOS® Jeep, many taking photos with the brightly decked out vehicle.
Some of our employees even volunteer their time to help out with various duties during the event, including the Charity Poker Run. To learn more about where the money goes, visit The Sheriff’s Foundation online.
Lodging options for the event ranged from primitive camping, hosted by Prevent Child Abuse Pickens, to tent and RV campgrounds, lodges, cabins and many local hotels.
Our sales center manager David Kelley is on the advisory board for JeepFest. So, if you’re an avid Jeeper, keep us in mind for next year and come on down to see why we love this event so much.