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Show Your Support







Do you remember you first trip to Shelbyville for the Celebration? The excitement…the thrill…and you could literally “feel” The Celebration all around town. One of the symbols that encouraged that feeling was the bows and the flags that proudly displayed community support of the show.

Virginia Stewart, walking horse owner and supporter of The Celebration, is working diligently to help bring back the support and excitement to Shelbyville by encouraging businesses, home owners, exhibitors, spectators and everyone in between to “Show Your Support” by purchasing and proudly displaying the symbol of the World’s Greatest Horse Show, the tri-color ribbon.

You can purchase your bows from the following florists that are supporting this campaign or the florist of your choice. Depending on the size of bow you purchase, cost varies, the small bows cost on average $5-$6, medium $15-$16 and the large bows for $20-$21. Contact your florist in advance to place your reservation and have your bows on display by August 9th through The Celebration!

Flowers for Keeps (Lee Ann) 931-684-6863 or 1-800-458-1099

Precious Petals (Phil Fisher) 931-685-8050

Longview Silks (Gladys) 931-685-0970

All Seasons Florist (Wanda) 931-684-3904

Kroger (Rita) 931-684-5142

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  • #900 never to return to Celebration competition

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  • Obituary – Pat Kirk

    Pat Kirk, 89, of Purdy, Missouri entered into eternal rest on Tuesday September 11, 2018 while at Cox South Hospital in Springfield, Missouri.  Read More
  • Obituary - Burl Dale

    The Report has recently learned of the sudden passing of Burl Dale on September 18, 2018. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, September 22 at 2:00 PM at Camp Yonahnoka in Linville, North Carolina. Read More
  • Allen honored with Evan Lloyd Adamson Humanitarian Award

    The Celebration and the Adamson family are proud to announce the 2018 winner of the Evan Lloyd Adamson award, Connie Allen, director of office operations for The Celebration. Read More
  • Stalls available for hurricane Florence evacuees

    The Celebration will make grounds and stalls available at NO CHARGE for horses evacuating the Carolina’s due to Hurricane Florence. To make arrangements to stall your horses please call 931-684-5915. Read More
  • Nelms becomes first to win all three model titles

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  • Obituary – Noble Stout

    Noble Hooper Stout, Jr., 69, passed away Friday, September 7, 2018 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Noble was born in Jackson County on July 12, 1949 to the late Noble Hooper Stout and Mable Carter Stout... Read More