Back to School Bash 2017

UPDATE 8/16: The Back to School Bash has been rescheduled for Friday, August 25. It will coincide with Little Harding and Lower School Night.

Food trucks will be there. Fall athletic teams will be introduced. Spirit gear will be available for purchase. Don't miss this incredible night of food and fun for the entire family.

Food trucks will be here at 5:00 p.m. The lion tunnel run with take place at 6:30 p.m. And the game kicks off at 7:00 p.m.

A couple of notes:
- Food trucks and spirit gear will be on the hill by the stadium field.
- In the case of inclement weather, the festivities will move to the cafeteria.
- No RSVP is required. Just show up and ROAR!

UPDATE 8/11: The Back to School Bash has been cancelled because of a complete power outage.

Join us Friday, August 11, on the Harding Cherry Road campus, as we kick off the 2017-2018 school year with the 9th annual Back to School Bash! The night will begin at 6:00 p.m. with a variety of Memphis's finest food trucks offering everything from BBQ and fried fish to ice cream and funnel cakes. Make plans to shop for all of your Harding spirit wear and other merchandise to support our Lions and show your school pride.

The evening finale includes a pep rally, music by the Harding Pep band, introduction of our fall sports teams and seniors, and routines from pee wee lower school and varsity cheerleaders. Please join us to start this year off with a bang! 

6:00–7:15 p.m. Food trucks
7:30 p.m. Pep rally in Ellers Gymnasium

No registration needed! Just bring your family and purchase your favorite food and spirit items on site. For more information, please email Lisa Greer at

Special note for new Harding families:
Please enter through the main entrance doors where you will meet a Campus Life Ambassador.

Look Who's Coming to the Bash!

Food/Food Trucks
Grillmaster Chew
El Mero Taco
Say Cheese
Sushi Jimmy
Parkers Concessions
Trap Team
Mama D's Italian Ice
Muddy's Bake Shop

Shopping Vendors
Athletic Booster Club
Cherry Road Parents Club
Harding Spirit Wear
Parker Uniforms
Valley Food Service
Cheer Teams
Football Team
Soccer Team
Softball Team
Volleyball Team