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We look forward to seeing you at the 58th annual Milan Melon Festival!

SEPTEMBER 3-5, 2016

2016 Milan Melon Festival Queen
Jordan Davis


2016 Schedule of Events

***Events subject to change without notice***

PETS PROHIBITED ON FESTIVAL GROUNDS!

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 3RD

8:00 - Noon St. Anthony's Pancake Breakfast
          on Main St.

          Baby contest registration at Info. Booth 8-10am

9:00 - 2:00 - Car Show Edison Elementary PTO
                      at A-Field

10:00 - Festival opens!
            Chalk Drawing Contest in front of The
             Invention
            AGES 3-4, 5-6, 7-8 (winners announced
            at 10:55am)

11:00 - Beautiful Baby Contest
            (pre-registration required)

12:30 - Watermelon Carving Contest

1:00 - Big Wheel Race sign up at info booth by
          12:45pm

2:30 - Watermelon explosion

4:30 - Adult Pizza Eating Contest sponsored by
          Jim's Pizza Box
          sign up at info booth by 4:15pm

5:30 - Milan American Legion Post 527
           Milan Melon Festival Queen Contest -     
           Stage

7:00 - Edison Band Concert - Stage

9:00 - Mark Leach performs on stage till 10:30

11:00 - FESTIVAL CLOSES TILL SUNDAY

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 4TH

9:30 - Church Service Edison United Methodist

11:00 - Festival opens
              Fireman's Chicken BBQ - Fire Station
              Christian Cloger's - stage

2:00 - The Grand Parade - Milan Lions Club

4:00 - Parade winners announced on stage

5:00 - Milk Shake Contest
             sponsored by Milan Drive Thru - stage

5:30 - Salty Caramels
            Performs on stage till 7:00

8:30 - Plaid Brix
             performs on stage till 10:00

11:00 - FESTIVAL CLOSES TILL MONDAY


MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 5TH
KIDS DAY!!!

7:30 - Register at the A-Field
            for 5K and Fun Run Races
           (Proceeds benefit EHS Cross Country)

8:00-9:30 - Corn-hole Tournament Registration at   
                        A-Field Tournament begins at 10am

8:30 - 1 mile Fun Run begins

9:00 - Milan Melon Festival 5k begins

10:00 - Festival opens

RIDE ALL DAY WRIST BANDS $15.00

10:00 - Pedal Pull at main stage

10:00 - Corn-hole tournament begins

10:00 - Home Depot craft tent in front of info booth
               Touch a Truck till noon
               The Great Brad Magician

11:00 - Hula Hoop contest - small stage

12:00 - Jungle Rob till 1:00

12:00 - Sport-A-Thon - stage

1:00 - Watermelon Bowling

2:00 - Kids Pizza Eating Contest


2:30 - 4:00 -
SHAZZBOTS performs on stage
                         MUST SEE FOR KIDS! :)

5:45 - Drawings - Kids Gift Card
            MUST HAVE WRISTBAND ON
            AND BE PRESENT TO WIN


6:00 - Festival closes until 2017

We are excited to announce the return of the car show on Saturday from 9-2 on the A-Field!!!

The Melon Festival is held each year on the three day Labor Day weekend. This annual event has drawn crowds in excess of 50,000 people to the Milan Village Square for more than 50 consecutive years. Please join the residents and visitors in enjoying a Milan tradition.

The Milan Melon Festival Committee is a volunteer committee. Meetings are held the first Sunday of every month at 6 p.m. at Jim's Pizza Box. If interested in joining the committee please attend a meeting or email nichole.harder@yahoo.com  


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