The Possum Drop
Tallapoosa, Georgia
Saturday December 31, 2016

Music & Entertainment ~ Fireworks Display ~Family Fun ~ FREE!!!
We Hope To See You At The Possum Drop
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Mid Night ~ New Years Eve ~ Tallapoosa, Ga.

Join the residents of this West Georgia Community, formerly know as "Possum Snout",  as they ring in the New Year.
At mid-night a
stuffed possum named "Spencer" is lowered in a holiday lights covered ball from atop the American
Hometown Realty building which is one of the cities oldest buildings. Its an evening filled with music, fireworks and fun
activities for your entire family. In recent years the event has grown and attracted local media as well as national attention. We
invite you and your family to join us this New Years Eve as we celebrate the New Year.
If you are visiting from another area we would like to welcome you to our West Georgia Community. If you would like more
information on living, working, education or owning a business in West Georgia, follow the links provided on this site.

We look forward to seeing you at The Possum Drop in Tallapoosa, Georgia !
Danny Welch     770-328-0329
Patrick Clarey    770-574-2345
Melanie Pace     678-988-1279

Media Relations  ~ Advertising ~ Sponsorships ~ Vendors

5:00 PM      
Food Vendors set up ~ Ready to serve.
Music on PA System ~ Local Talent

6:30 PM       

South of Nashville          

8:30 PM               
Mayor Pete Bridges Welcomes Guest to Tallapoosa
Mayor introduces
Host Rhubarb Jones.

9:00 PM           
Crown The 2016 Possum King & Queen

9:30- Midnight  
The Ultimate Eagles Tribute
"On The Border"

*(will play two 45 -50 minute sets with
a 20 - 30 minute intermission between the sets)

11:58 PM      
Count down to mid night with Rhubarb Jones.

12:00 PM      
Fireworks Display.

******( Some time changes may occur.)*******  

Admission to The Event is FREE !
The Possum Drop 2015/2016
Program Schedule
Thursday December 31, 2015
Staying overnight
New Years Eve ?
Make Your Reservations Below
Directions ?
Tallapoosa is about
a 50 minute drive
West of Atlanta just
off Interstate I-20
at Exit #5 near the
Alabama line.
For general information

Possum Drop Hot Line

678-250-DROP ( 3767 )
We Do Not Use A Live Opossum.

Our opossum died of Natural Caused
and was preserved by a local taxidermist.

Mayor Pete Bridges & Rhubarb Jones at The Possum Drop
The Possum Drop in Tallapoosa, Ga
The Empire State of the
South, Georgia.
he home of peaches, peanuts,
Coca-Cola, Billy Carter and The
Possum Drop;

Click photo for the full story.
General Information
* Tallapoosa is approximately a 45 minute drive from Atlanta on I-20 West.
Arrive Early & Hungry ! We have an Awesome group of Food Vendors. Visit our Concessions Page
*This is an outdoor event. No seating is provided.
* Because of the crowd size and noise, we suggest you Leave Pets At Home.
* Alcohol is not allowed. (Johnny's Bar and Santa Fe Mexican Restaurant do sell alcohol.)
* The event is in the downtown area of the city. ( See Map Below)
* Dress Warm. ( Check the local weather forecast ) ---------------------------------------------------
* Porta - Potties are provided.( See Map Below )
* Bring Cash. Some restaurants and vendors are "Cash Only" Two local banks have outside ATM's.
* "Kids Zone" Area for your children. Bounce/Jump Houses ~ Rides & More
* Several Restaurants and stores will be open.
* Souvenir Vendors with New Year novelties.( See Map Below )
* Possum Drop Tee Shirts and Band Tee Shirts will be on sale.
Parking is available on the sides of city streets, in many business and church parking lots.
* Lodging is available at Exit 5 in Tallapoosa and several motels are at Exit 11 in Bremen, Ga., just
a few miles away. ( See Map Below )
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Complete Forecast
On The Border The Ultimate Eagles Tribute at The Possum Drop
Celebrate New Year's Eve in Tallapoosa, Ga at The Possum Drop
Print a copy of our Possum
Drop flyer and post it at your
work, school, office, workplace
or anywhere you can !
Click below for PDF version of flyer.
Visit our Event Information Map for details and more information
Tallapoosa area lodging and hotels
R V Parks in the Tallapoosa, Ga area
Restaurants & Dining Tallapoosa and Bremen, Ga
See Event Map below for Parking Info,Vendor Locations & More
Use Icon at top right to expand map.
Sponsor of The Posum Drop in Tallapoosa, Ga

Free Shuttle for Hampton Guest !
Hampton Inn is a Sponsor of The Possum Drop !
Make your reservations below and mention
"Possum Drop" to receive a Discount !
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The 2016
Possum King & Queen
( Check Back for 2017 Updates )
TWO  ~ Entertainment Stages ~ TWO
~ Great Bands ~ FOUR
*Stage 1 ~ Main Stage Head Ave.*
On The Border The Ultimate Eagles Tribute at The Possum Drop
Mayor Pete Bridges & Rhubarb Jones

5:00 PM
Food Vendors Ready to Serve
Kids Zone Area Open
Music on PA System

7:30 PM until 8:45 PM
Great Country and Classic Rock by:

Welcome Guest by
Mayor Pete Bridges & Rhubarb Jones

9:00 PM until Midnight
Great Classic Rock by:

Fireworks Display
Stage 2 ~ W Alabama St
Visit Our Event Information Map for details and more information
Arrive Early & Hungry !
We have a great group of
Food Vendors this year.
Live Music
Johnny's Bar
Great Country Music

"South of Nashville"
9:00PM until Close
Now Playing ~ Crank It Up