Event includes bonfire on the beach
Waupaca will host a homecoming tailgate party at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7.
Families and friends are invited to show their Comet spirit by setting up their tailgate display prior to the Comets Homecoming Game at Haberkorn Field. Those participating in tailgating are asked to park on the scoreboard end of the field.
Judging will be held at 6 p.m. A $25 chamber gift certificate will be awarded at the event for the best tailgate display.
All businesses are invited to participate in the Homecoming Window Decorating Contest.
Businesses may show their Comet spirit by decorating their windows by Oct. 5.
Judging for the best window decorating will take place on Oct. 6. Prizes include $50 chamber gift certificate for first place, a $25 chamber gift certificate for second place and a $10 chamber gift certificate for third. Winners will be notified by phone.
To register a business for the window decorating contest, contact the chamber office at 715-258-7343.
Bonfire on the beach
After the homecoming game, Comet fans and athletes are invited to head to South Park for a spirit snake dance and a bonfire on the beach. There will also be food for sale at the park.
The Homecoming Tailgate Event is the third and final Downtown on Main event for 2016 coordinated by the city of Waupaca, Waupaca Area Chamber of Commerce and the Waupaca, King and In Between retailer group.