August "Saturday Night Lights" Preview

Jul 30, 2019 - 11:53 AM

Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) at Tryon Resort’s signature “Saturday Night Lights” (SNL) series can be enjoyed every Saturday through October, boasting FREE family fun in celebration of equestrian sport. August will feature a special Summer Block Party Series, so visit Tryon.com often for extra fun activities, special events, and contests!

 

This month you can enjoy: Gladiator Polo™, a chalk art contest, puppy pageant, plenty of live music from talented artists, meet-and-greets with Miss USA 2019 Cheslie Kryst and Olympic Silver Medalist Manteo Mitchell, and more! Learn more below.

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FREE parking and admission, live music, street performers and magicians, face painting, pony rides, carousel rides, and more. Yes, FREE and open to the public!

 

Fair-style concessions and all onsite restaurants are open for dining. For a VIP experience, reserve a table in the Legends Club or Tryon Terrace. Click here for reservations.

 

Browse The Promenade and discover boutiques, services, apparel and more, and don’t forget to join us for the after-party and karaoke at the Silo Bar.

Sign up at the Information Booth in Legends Plaza to spin the Prize Wheel August 3 and 10, or bring school donations to the Information Booth August 17, 24, 31, or September 7!

Stock the Schools! 

Bring school donations to the Information Booth in Legends Plaza August 17, August 24, August 31, or September 7 to benefit the following schools in our community:

August 17: Saluda Elementary School
August 24: Polk Central Elementary School
August 31: Tryon Elementary School
September 7: Sunny View Elementary School

Suggested items to donate:

backpacks
spiral and composition notebooks
#2 pencils
blue, black, and red ink pens
large and small erasers
pencil boxes, pencil pouches
colored pencils and markers
rulers
pencil sharpeners
index cards
glue sticks
safety scissors
3-ring binders, 1″ and 2″
wide and college-ruled notebook paper
5 tab dividers
protractors
highlighters
crayons
tissue
construction paper
donations for student lunches
Feed-a-kid take-home food bags

Hosted every Saturday through October, the front-of-house SNL fun starts at 6pm with concessions, entertainment, and restaurants! Each week in August features special events. Check out the schedule below for our weekly competitions and themes:
August 10:
$30,000 Tryon Resort Grand Prix
Featuring: Manteo Mitchell – Olympic Silver Medalist
Live Music from Crocodile Smile Band
National Anthem by Manteo Mitchell
Manteo Mitchell Meet-and-greet: 7pm – Legends Plaza
Featured Nonprofit: Hope for Horses
Prize Wheel
Karaoke After-Party: Silo Bar

 

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August 17:
Tryon Summer Block Party: Legends Plaza 6-9pm
Featuring: Miss USA Meet-and-Greet & Puppy Pageant
No equestrian competition (Tryon Stadium is getting a footing upgrade!)
Live Music from the Colby Dietz Band (6pm)
Miss USA Meet and Greet with Chelsie Kryst (6-7pm Legends Plaza)
Featured Nonprofit: Foothills Humane Society
“Stock the Schools” Supply Drive at Information Booth

 

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August 24:
Tryon Summer Block Party: Legends Plaza 6-9pm
Featuring: ComMotion Dance and Contest Day
No equestrian competition (Tryon Stadium is getting a footing upgrade!)
Live Music from the Ashley Martin Band (6pm)
ComMotion Line Dance & Cha Cha lessons (Gazebo, Legends Plaza)
Water Balloon Contest: open to all (Grass near General Store)
Bouncy Horse Races: open to all (Grass near General Store)
Whip Cream and Double Bubble Challenge: 7:30pm in Legends Plaza (sign up at Information Booth)
 “Stock the Schools” Supply Drive at Information Booth

 

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August 31:
Tryon Summer Block Party: Legends Plaza 6-9pm
Featuring: Chalk Art Contest
No equestrian competition (Tryon Stadium is getting a footing upgrade!)
Live Music from the Carolina Lowdown Band presented by Ingles (6pm)
Chalk Art Contest: Legends Plaza, 4-7pm (Judging at 7pm)
 “Stock the Schools” Supply Drive at Information Booth

 

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September 7:
Tryon Summer Block Party: Legends Plaza 6-9pm
Featuring: Dance ComMotion and IGA Kids Gymnastics Demos
No equestrian competition (Tryon Stadium is getting a footing upgrade!)
Live Music from the Ol’ 74 Jazz Band (6pm)
Dance ComMotion: Swing & Foxtrot Lessons (Gazebo, Legends Plaza)
IGA Kids Gymnastic Demos: Grass Near General Store
“Stock the Schools” Supply Drive at Information Booth
… And more! Visit Tryon.com/allevents each week to see what’s coming up at TIEC.

 

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Where:
Tryon International Equestrian Center at Tryon Resort is located at 4066 Pea Ridge Road, Mill Spring, NC 28756. We are an easy trip from Charlotte or Asheville, NC, Greenville or Spartanburg, SC, or from wherever you’re joining us! Need a place to rest your head? We’ve got onsite lodging available, too!

 

Want to learn more? 
Click here to plan your trip to Tryon Resort and learn more about Saturday Night Lights at TIEC!
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