JONESBORO, AR | August 15, 2016 – For the third year in a row, A-State Red Wolf students, alumni, and fans will be able to enjoy one of Downtown Jonesboro’s most popular events, Pack Pride Weekends.
Set to kick off on September 2nd against the Toledo Rockets, Pack Pride Weekends will feature five home game events this season. The award winning event will feature Friday night activities on Main Street, such as the A-State Homecoming classic, ‘Downtown by the Decades’, ‘Stay Alive After Five’, and ‘Downtown Gives Back’. Fans and their families can enjoy game day transportation for a minimal fee from the free parking lot downtown at East Street and Burke Avenue, to Centennial Bank Stadium on Saturdays. Routes will begin running from the parking lot approximately four hours prior to kick-off. To cap off the weekend festivities, Sunday’s in Downtown Jonesboro will play host to ‘Brunch & Browse’ from 11am-2pm.
This season, games featured in Pack Pride Weekends will be University of Toledo (Sept 2nd), University of Central Arkansas (Sept 24th), South Alabama (Oct 15th), Louisiana-Monroe (Oct 29th), and New Mexico State (Nov 12th).
The first Pack Pride Weekends event will kick off on Friday, September 2nd with the Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce’ Big Great A-State leading the Friday night festivities at Tailgate City. The game day wear for the Red Wolf – Toledo Rocket face off will be red.
Pack Pride Weekends was established in the fall of 2014 by the Downtown Jonesboro Association, a local Main Street Arkansas© program. The regionally and nationally recognized event is the result of a partnership between Downtown Jonesboro and Arkansas State University to help create the ultimate game day experience for students, fans, alumni, and the community. Pack Pride Weekends 2016 is brought to you by these presenting sponsors: KAIT8, Art Advertising, and MOR Media.
Downtown Jonesboro Association
Established in 2010, the Downtown Jonesboro Association is a non-profit organization that seeks to provide community outreach and to promote Downtown Jonesboro as the place to eat, shop and live. An official Main Street Arkansas program, the organization is made up of a board of directors, four committees, staff personnel and many local volunteers. For more information, visit www.downtownjonesboro.com or call the office at (870) 919-6176.