Schedule of events for Pekin Fourth of July Festival PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Wednesday, 28 June 2017 08:23

 

PEKIN 4TH OF JULY EVENT SCHEDULE FOR THE 187TH YEAR – 2017

Saturday, July 1st

10:00 a.m. til 10:00 p.m. - Food Court Open

10:00 a.m. til 10:00 p.m. - Flea Market Open

10:00 a.m. til 10:00 p.m. - Derby City Amusements, Rides, Food, Games

9:30 a.m. 3 on 3 Men’s/ Women’s Basketball 4 Players - per Team

Registration (Freshman thru Adult) 3 teams required for 10:00 a.m. event.

6:00 p.m. Pekin Idol Registration

7:00 p.m. Pekin Idol Contest on Park Stage

 

Sunday, July 2nd

12:00 p.m. til 5:00 p.m. - Food Court Open

12:00 p.m. til 5:00 p.m. - Flea Market Open

12:00 p.m. til 5:00 p.m. - Derby City Amusements, Rides, Food, Games

1:00 p.m. Baby Contest Registration at Park Shelter House

1:00 p.m. til 2:00 p.m. Ella Unruh, Singer on Stage

1:00 p.m. 3 on 3 Basketball Boys/Girls Basketball Registration (grades 6-8)

Kids younger, must have Parents Consent

2:00 p.m. Baby Contest on Park Stage

 

Monday, July 3rd

4:00 p.m. til After FIREWORKS - Food Court Open

4:00 p.m. til after FIREWORKS - Flea Market Open

4:00 p.m. til after FIREWORKS - Derby City Amusements, Rides, Food, Games

5:00 p.m. til 9:00 p.m. - Borden’s Lion Club Fish Dinner at Park Shelter House

6:00 p.m. til 8:00 p.m. – Lacefield & James Music Entertainment

8:00 p.m. – Hell’s Half Acre Hillbilly Burlesque Show

8:30 p.m. til after FIREWORKS – Lannie Hat & Hickbilly’s

10:00 p.m. FIREWORKS by Zambelli @ Pekin Park

 

Tuesday, July 4th

8:30 a.m. Parade line-up @ Eastern High School Parking Lot

10:00 a.m. PARADE – Sandi Ison, Coordinator with Family & Friends

Theme – 2017 – “All for One, One for All”

Grand Marshall - EHS GIRLS 2A BASKETBALL TEAM – 2A BASKETBALL-CHAMPIONS 2017

12:00 p.m. til 5:00 p.m. – Food Court Open

12:00 p.m. til 5:00 p.m. – Flea Market Open

12:00 p.m. til 5:00 p.m. – Derby City Amusement, Rides, Food, Games

12:00 p.m. til 2:00 p.m. - Borden Lions Club Fish Dinner at Park Shelter House

12:00 p.m. Presentation of “Colors” – Pekin American Legion Post 203

Invocation by Brad Moore, Pastor @ Blue River Baptist Church

Star Spangled Banner – McKenna Keltner

Pledge of Allegiance by Pekin American Legion Post 203

Reading of the Preamble of Declaration of Independence -

Eastern High School Valedictorian – Katelyn Endris

Back Home Again in Indiana – McKenna Keltner

Welcome Patrons – Anita Temple, Pekin 4th President of the PCBO- 2017

Veterans – Honored by the Christopher Harrison Daughters of the American Revolution with the United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration Committee Honor by Carol Crockett Weatherholt

12:30 p.m. EHS 2A Girls’ Basketball State Championship Celebration – Coach Mike McBride

Principal, Darin Farris & Athletic Director, Scott Newcomb – Championship Ring Presentation

EHS Booster Club Event , EHS High School Band by Matt Lindley

1:15 p.m Dollars for Scholars of Eastern High School – Ray Ramsey & Terry Thixton

2:00 p.m. Prince & Princess Contest on Stage – Darlene Hall

4:00 p.m. Queen Contest – Pekin 4th of July Queen – Darlene Hall

5:00 p.m. 2017 Queen - Crowning Announcement

5:00 p.m. Special Thanks and closing by Anita Temple, President PCBO 2017

 

 
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