It’s midnight somewhere!

Published 10:00 pm Thursday, December 29, 2016


The dynamic duo of Dean Trakas and Andy Millard will reprise their annual roles of host and master of ceremonies at Saturday night’s Tryon Midnight festivities, which get underway at 7 p.m. The evening is designed for the whole family, with food, music and games.  (Photo by Kirk Gollwitzer)

The Polk County Community Foundation and Tryon Downtown Development Association invite you to Tryon Midnight. Ring in the New Year on Saturday, Dec. 31 with an all local, family friendly, community driven night of fun.

TDDA is happy to announce that the Tryon Midnight entertainment will be the band “Special Edition.” If you want to hear it, they can play it. Motown, jazz, pop, beach and the list goes on. Help ring in Tryon Midnight with one of the most well known local bands around.

Starting at 7 p.m. there will be hot chocolate, pizza and desserts, all free! Enjoy the night with dancing and music, a kid zone with games, chalk and face painting. The popular hula hoops will be back, as well as a bean bag toss and giant jenga.

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The ball will drop at 10 p.m., with the traditional duo of Dean Trakas and Andy Millard as our MC.

This event will be sure to entertain. Invite your friends, family, neighbors, classmates, and share.

Best of all, there is zero cost to you! Thanks to the Polk County Community Foundation Free Community Events, we can all come together in our community to have fun together!

TDDA works to revitalize and preserve downtown Tryon through economic development, quality design and preserving the historic nature of downtown, and promotion of downtown. For more information, visit

– article submitted by Jamie Carpenter