Haralson County Veterans  Association Ceremony
Honor  Our Veterans and Presentation of Flag
by Mr. Sammy Robinson, Haralson County Veterans Association.
The Possum Drop
Tallapoosa, Georgia

Monday ~ December 31, 2018
The Best New Year's Eve
Celebration in Georgia !

Music & Entertainment ~ Fireworks Display ~Family Fun ~ FREE!!!
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Danny Welch     770-328-0329
Patrick Clarey    770-574-2345
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Staying overnight
New Years Eve ?
Make Your Reservations Below
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.)

Don't Drink & Drive !  Shuttle Bus for Hampton Inn Guest

* 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 )
On The Border The Ultimate Eagles Tribute at The Possum Drop
*We DO NOT Use A Live Possum ~ It Is Stuffed *
Tallapoosa area lodging and hotels. The Possum Drop
R V Parks in the Tallapoosa, Ga area The Possum Drop
Restaurants & Dining Tallapoosa and Bremen, Ga
See Event Map below for Parking Info,Vendor Locations & More
Use Icon at top right to expand map.
Kids Zone ~ Sponsored by: Mill Town Music Hall in Bremen, Georgia
Sponsor of The Posum Drop in Tallapoosa, Ga

Shuttle for Hampton Inn Guest !
Hampton Inn is a Sponsor of The Possum Drop !
Make your reservations below and mention
"Possum Drop" to receive a Discount !
***In the event of rain Hampton Inn Guest will have Free Admission to the Cultural Arts Auditorium***
* Hampton Inn Shuttle Bus for REGISTERED HOTEL GUEST ONLY.
Do Not Park at the Hampton Inn to Ride the Shuttle Bus.
Shuttle Runs approx every 45 minutes from 5:33 PM to 1:30 AM
*Additional Parking and Shuttle Service is available in the
Ingle's Parking Lot across the street.
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Johnny's Bar ~ Don't Drink & Drive ! FREE Shuttle Bus for Hampton Inn Guest
The Possum Drop in Tallapoosa, Ga food vendors.
Arrive Early & Hungry !
We have a great group of Food Vendors this year.
Johnny's Bar
Live Music
"South of Nashville"
Great Country Music
9:00PM until Close
Monday December 31, 2018
with special guest
Alley Sweatmon
Best New Years Eve Celebration at The Possum Drop Tallapoosa, Ga
On The Border The Ultimate Eagles Tribute at The Possum Drop
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New Years Eve at The Possum Drop in Tallapoosa, Ga
We have Entertainment for your entire family
New Years Eve at The Possum Drop.
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Kids Zone
Great Food New Year's Eve at The Possum Drop Tallapoosa, Ga
On The Border The Ultimate Eagles Tribute at The Possum Drop
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*Times are approxmate and may be adjusted during the evening*
New Year's Eve ~ Monday December 31, 2018
6:00 PM to 7:45 PM
Live Music  ~  Food Vendors  ~  Souvenir Vendors
Kids Zone ~ Fireworks ~ Family Entertainment
5:00 PM
Arrive early and enjoy some great food at
our local restaurants and food vendors.
Music on PA and Local Talent
8:00 PM to 8:15 PM
7:45 PM to 8:00 PM
Welcome Guest
Tallapoosa Mayor Pete Bridges and Possum Drop Organizer Danny Welch
welcome guest to Tallapoosa and West Georgia.

Mayor Pete Bridges introduces
The Host of The 2019 Possum Drop
George Franco
George Franco Fox 5 News Atlanta. Host of the 2018 Possum Drop
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
"Elvis" Tribute Artist ~ Eric Schneider
Eric Schneider as Elvis at The Possum Drop New Year's Eve
Eric Schneider as Elvis New Year's Eve in Tallapoosa, Ga
9:30 PM to 12:15 AM
"On The Border ~ The Ultimate Eagles Tribute"
11:55 PM ~ Midnight

Countdown to 2019

Fireworks Display
70's Music New Year's Eve at The Possum Drop in Tallapoosa
Traveling in your RV to the Possum Drop ?
Stay with our Sponsors ~ Ask for the Possum Drop Discount !

Heflin, Alabama Parks
Cane Creek Campground  &  Georgia-Bamma RV Park

Carroll County Ga Parks
Little Tallapoosa Park  &  John Tanner Park
Ga / Bama Rv Park in Heflin, Al
Pioneer Ford in Bremen, Ga. Number 1 Sponsor of the Possum Drop
Pioneer Ford in Bremen, Georgia
#1 Sponsor of the Possum Drop
Nicole Cozart
Assisted By:
Nicole Cozart
JoyStick from Charlotte North Carloina
From Charlotte North Carolina
"Joystick" Hits from the 80's & 90's
Main Stage
Head Avenue
Stage Two
*Times are approxmate and may be adjusted during the evening*
South of Nashville Band
Great Country Music by "South of Nashville"
South of Nashville Band
RV sites available for The Possum Drop
6:00 PM ~ 8:30 PM
Alley Sweatmon New Year's Eve at The Possum Drop
With Special Guest
Alley Sweatmon
Alley Sweatmon at The Possum Drop in Tallapoosa, Ga
Hospitality Tent
Heated / Located Next to The Main Stage
$15.00 Each or $20.00 Per Couple
Free Warm Drinks / Door Prizes
Reservations must be made before Friday December 21
*Your reservation also reserves you a seat in the auditorium
if the event is moved inside due to bad weather.
Mail your check payable to and mail your payment to:
Tallapoosa City Hall
25 E Alabama St
Tallapoosa, GA 30176
Or Call
Danny 770-328-0329  /  Patrick 770-574-3108 / Tallapoosa City Hall 770-574- 2345
Hospitality Tent.
Activities will be moved to the Auditorium
in the event of bad weather.
Free Shuttle Bus Service
for our guest staying in RV Parks.

Park at the Ingle's on Hwy 27 in Bremen
and Ride the Shuttle Bus to the Possum Drop.
Best New Years Eve Celebration at The Possum Drop Tallapoosa, Ga
Activities on Stage Two may be canceled due to the weather
because it is not a covered stage.
See South of Nashville inside Johnny's Bar at 9:00 PM
Bring an Umbrella in case of a shower.