Volunteer and Sponsorship

Get Involved with the Hot Chicken Festival in 2014!

The Music City Hot Chicken Festival, approaching its 7th year, has already been recognized as one of the most unique food festivals in the Southeast. The festival's attendance has grown from 500 people in 2007 to over 8000 people last year. Our goal for the 2014 festival is 10,000 hot chicken lovers.

The Music City Hot Chicken Festival is only possible with the support from the business community, private donors, and dedicated volunteers. Contributions to the Music City Hot Chicken Festival allow us to continue our mission of exposing hot chicken to the world!

So please join us as a supporter, a sponsor, a volunteer or a participant in the 2014 Music City Hot Chicken Festival.

There are several ways to Get Involved!

Join the Sponsorship Team




What’s hotter than the Fourth of July? The annual Music City Hot Chicken Festival celebrating an original Nashville culinary tradition on Friday, July 4, from 11am – 3 p.m. at East Park on Woodland Street. This free event features the unique southern flare of local restaurants and puts amateur cooks head-to-head in competition for the best hot chicken recipe.

The fiery festivities feature free samples from Bolton’s Spicy Chicken and Fish, The Chicken Shack, 400 Degrees, Hattie B's Hot Chicken, Pepperfire Hot Chicken and Prince’s Hot Chicken Shack, as well as entertainment and activities for the entire family.The event will feature an amateur chicken cooking contest with 6 contestants being judged by our participating famous Hot Chicken Shack owners.

EXTRA HOT SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITY
This one’s for the record books. The Festival stage is the focal point of all Festival activities including live musical entertainment, emcee of the amateur hot chicken cooking contest and Festival announcements. While all eyes are on the entertainment, they’ll also be on you!  As our Extra Hot Stage Sponsor, you will receive:

- Your company logo will appear prominently as the Festival stage sponsor on the Festival Stage.
- Company logo in all Festival print advertising including PSAs
- Recognition in Festival radio advertising
- Recognition on all Festival printed signs
- Recognition with logo on Festival stage signs
- Complimentary booth space for sales or promotion at the Festival
- Recognition in all Festival press releases
- Recognition of company during stage announcements

For additional details, contact us at info@hotchickenfestival.com.

HOT SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITY

We’re Hot Chicken fans, so we know somethin’ about the word “hot” and we don’t take anything claiming to be hot mildly. Our HOT sponsors will receive the following benefits:

- Your company name and logo on each 16 oz. plastic cup
- Your company logo will be the exclusive logo on the Festival volunteer tee-shirt
- Your company logo will appear prominently as the Festival contest sponsor on the contest stage and cooking area.
- Your company logo will appear prominently as the sponsor of the kids’ area.
- Company logo in all Festival print advertising including PSAs
- Recognition in Festival radio advertising
- Recognition on all Festival printed signs
- Recognition with logo on Festival stage signs
- Complimentary booth space for sales or promotion at the Festival
- Recognition in all Festival press releases
- Recognition of company during stage announcements

For additional details, conatct us at info@hotchickenfestival.com.

FIERY SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITY

This general sponsorship opportunity of the entire event is surely something to cluck about for those wanting to be a part of the Festival excitement.

- Recognition with logo placement on Festival print ads
- Recognition with logo placement on the Festival website
- Signage at the Festival
- Complimentary booth space for sales or promotion at the Festival
- Recognition in all Festival press releases

For information on other sponsorship opportunities, please contact us @ 615-219-9590 and/or info@hotchickenfestival.com.

Join the Volunteer Team

The 2014 Music City Hot Chicken Festival offers an unparalleled opportunity to meet people from the community, network with peers and have a great time.

 

Volunteers are needed for two (2) hour shifts.Below is the shift schedule:

 

Thursday, July 3, 2014 (Festival Set-Up)

Shift #1   11a-2p
Shift #2   2p-4p

 

Friday, July 4, 2014

 

Shift #1   9:30am-11am
Shift #2   11am-12:30pm
Shift #3   12:30pm-2pm
Shift #4   2pm-3:30pm

 

If you would like to share your time and volunteer with the 2014 festival, please e-mail us at info@hotchickenfestival.com.

 

Join the Restaurant Team

There’s not a better way to expose potential new customers to the hot chicken delicacy than to participate in the Music City Hot Chicken Festival. If your restaurant offers, specifically specializes, in hot chicken and would like to participate in the 2014 festival, please contact us at info@hotchickenfestival.com.