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Milan Melon Festival schedule of events

• Aug 31, 2018 at 1:00 PM

MILAN — Here’s a line up of everything the activities planned for this weekend’s Milan Melon Festival.


Saturday, Sept. 1

8 a.m.: Cutest baby contest registration at the info booth

8 a.m. to noon: Pancake breakfast at St. Anthony’s Church

9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Car show at Edison Elementary ‘A’ field

10 a.m.: Festival opens

10 a.m. to 6 p.m.: Jungle Island Zoo

3:30 to 4:30 p.m.:  Christian Cloggers at the Main Stage

6 p.m.: Edison Band Concert at the main stage

7 p.m.: Queen’s Contest at the main stage

8:30 to 10:30 p.m.: One Hit Wonders band at the main stage

11 p.m.: Festival closes


Sunday, Sept. 2

9:30 a.m.: Edison Memorial United Methodist Church service at the main stage

11 a.m.: Festival opens

11 a.m.: Firefighter’s chicken barbecue

Noon: Michael Mage Magic Show at the main stage

2 p.m.: The grand parade 

4 p.m.: Parade winners announced at the main stage

6 to 8 p.m.: The Crunchberries perform at the main stage

11 p.m.: Festival closes


Monday, Sept. 3

7:30 a.m.: Register at the Edison Elementary School for 5K and Fun Run races

8:30 a.m.: One-mile Fun Run race begins

9 a.m.: Milan Melon Festival 5K begins

10 a.m.: Festival opens

10 a.m.: Pedal pull at the main stage

10 a.m.: K-9 demonstration in front of the Wine Post

10 a.m.: HomeDepot craft tent opens

10 a.m.: Touch-a-truck

Noon: Sport-a-thon at the main stage

1 p.m.: Watermelon bowling in front of the Invention Restaurant

2 p.m.: Kids Watermelon Explosion contest in front of the the Invention Restaurant (limit of 10 participants allowed)

2:30 to 4:30 p.m.: Lonely Nights perform at the main stage

6 p.m.: Festival closes

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