Delano 4th events begin Saturday

Delano’s four-day 4th of July celebration begins Saturday, June 30 and runs through Wednesday, July 4. No official Delano 4th events are scheduled for Monday, July 2.

Here is a schedule of events:

SATURDAY, JUNE 30

8 a.m. – Softball and kickball tournaments begin.

10 a.m. – American Legion baseball tournament begins.

10:30 a.m. – Registration begins at gazebo in Central Park for Kiddie Parade. Prizes for best costume.

11 a.m. – Food booths open. Social beanbag tournament begins at entertainment tent. Kiddie parade begins.

Noon – GoldStar Carnival opens. Armband special, unlimited rides with purchase of $23 armband, noon to 5 p.m.

8 p.m. to midnight – Rocket Club performs rain or shine in entertainment tent.

SUNDAY, JULY 1

8 a.m. to 10 p.m. – Softball tournaments continue at Central Park.

10 a.m. – American Legion baseball tourney continues at main field.

11 a.m. – Food booths open.

Noon – Bingo stand opens.

Noon to 6 p.m. – Chainsaw artist in the park.

Noon – GoldStar Carnival opens. Armband special, 2 to 6 p.m.

1 p.m. – Registration begins for state sanctioned Kiddie Tractor Pull (ages 11 and under) on pavement between baseball diamond and bingo stand.

1 p.m. – 4th of July memorial presentation, entertainment tent.

1:30 p.m. – Kiddie Tractor Pull.

6 p.m. – Delano Royalty coronation at Delano Middle School auditorium.

7 to 10:30 p.m. – DJ Adam Welz performs rain or shine in entertainment tent.

TUESDAY, JULY 3

4 p.m. – GoldStar Carnival opens.

5 p.m. – Food booths open.

5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. – American Legion Baseball Tournament continues at main diamond,

5 p.m. – Bingo stand opens.

5 to 10 p.m. – Softball tournaments continue.

7 p.m. to midnight – Tim Mahoney and GB Leighton perform rain or shine in entertainment tent.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 4

7:30 a.m. – Registration begins for 5K race.

8 a.m. and noon – Food booths open.

9 a.m. – All roads to parade route close.

9:30 a.m. – 5K race begins and follows parade route.

10:30 a.m. – Parade begins.

After parade – American Heritage Pipes and Drums wander the park.

Noon – GoldStar Carnival and bingo stand open.

12:30 to 10 p.m. – Softball tournaments continue.

2 to 4:30 p.m. – Wally Pikal performs in entertainment tent.

2 to 4:30 p.m. – Professional wrestling with "Buck Rock-N-Roll" Zumhofe near bingo stand.

5 p.m. – American Legion Baseball Tournament continues.

7:45 p.m. – American Legion Baseball Tournament championship game.

8 p.m. to midnight – Diamond Back performs rain or shine in entertainment tent.

8:30 p.m. – Men’s Modified Tournament championship game.

10:30 p.m. – Fireworks.

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