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Pekin 4 th of July Event Schedule For the 189th Year- 2019

Tuesday, July 2 nd
7:00 a.m. til Dark Flea Market Set-Up
Wednesday, July 3 rd
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 Bluegrass Rides, Food, Games
4:00 p.m. til 5:30 p.m. Pekin Baby Contest Registration near Stage
4:00 p.m. til 8:00 p.m. Spin-A-Round Sound & Entertainment on Stage
5:00 p.m. til 8:00 p.m. Borden Lions Club Fish Dinner at Pekin Park Shelter House
5:00 p.m. til 6:00 p.m. Lifeline Wrestling at the Basketball Court
6:00 p.m. til 7:00 p.m. Pekin Baby Contest- Darlene Hall
7:00 p.m. til 8:00 p.m. Lifeline Wrestling at the Basketball Court
8:00 p.m. til 10:00 p.m. The Wulfe Brothers on Stage
10:00 p.m. FIREWORKS by Straight Shooters at the Pekin Park
Thursday, July 4 th
8:00 a.m. Parade line-up at Eastern High School Parking Lot

Walking Units line-up in Town of Pekin

10:00 a.m. PARADE Tisha Coles, Coordinator with Family & Friends

Theme- 2019- “Stars, Stripes, and Dreams”
Grand Marshall- Roger L. Newlon

After Parade til 5:00 p.m. Food Court Open
After Parade til 5:00 p.m. Flea Market Open
After Parade til 5:00 p.m. Bluegrass Rides, Food, Games
12:00 p.m. til 2:00 p.m. Borden Lions Club Fish Dinner at Pekin Park Shelter House
Immediately After Parade Invocation by Jeremy Goen- Pekin Church of Christ Minister
Presentation of “Colors”- Pekin American Legion Post 203
Star Spangled Banner- TBA?

Pledge of Allegiance by Pekin American Legion Post 203
Reading of the Preamble of Declaration of Independence
-Eastern High School Salutatorian- Katie Schlesener
Back Home Again in Indiana- TBA?
Welcome Patrons
-Taylor Humphrey, Pekin 4 th President of the PCBO

12:30 p.m. Dollars for Scholars of Eastern High School
-Ray Ramsey and Terry Thixton

1:30 p.m. Prince and Princess Contest on Stage- Darlene Hall, Coordinator
3:00 p.m. Presentation to PCBO by the Lyles Family for the Stage Wall in

honor of the Family Service to our Country!
4:00 p.m. Queen Contest- Darlene Hall, Coordinator
5:00 p.m. 2019 Queen Crowning Announcement

Special Thanks and Closing by Taylor Humphrey, President PCBO 2019