Sunbury Celebration

posted: July 1, 2014
July 12, 2014 all-day




Sunbury Celebration at the David L. Persing Recreation Area, N. 4th Street


Date:                      Thursday, July 10 

Location:              Oppenheimer Playground, North 2nd Street


5:00pm – 9:00pm   “Family Fun Night.” Games & Door Prizes. Free hot dogs while supplies last.


Date:                      Friday, July 11

Location:              Sunbury Youth & Community Center Swimming Pool

6:00pm – ??????       Sunbury Youth Baseball Tournament (David L. Persing Recreational Complex)

6:00pm – 7:00pm    Registration for Jack & Jill Cornhole Tournament (Ice Rink SY&CC).  Open to the public.

Contact Facebook – Central PA Cornhole for more information on Fri. & Sat. tournaments.

6:30pm – 9:30pm    Free 50’s-60’s Music by Rosie & Dilly (stage beside Youth & Community Swimming Pool)

7:00pm – 9:30pm     FreeSplash Hop & hot dogs while supplies last – Community Swimming Pool


Date:                      Saturday, July 12  

Location:              David L. Persing Recreational Complex (N. 4th Street)

8:30am -11:00am  Ta Ta Trot 5K Run/Walk to benefit PA Breast Cancer Coalition & Geisinger Health System

9:00am – ??????     Sunbury Youth Baseball Tournament & Food Stand

10:00am – 11:00am Registration for PA State Cornhole Tournament (Ice Rink SY&CC).  Open to the public.

10:00am – ??????     Scholl’s Amusement (Games)

10:00am – ??????     Crafters (N. 4th Street)

10:00am – 3:00pm Northumberland County Historical Society (Sand dig)

10:00am – ??????     Food Vendors (Fort Discovery parking lot)

10:00am – ??????     Cake Wheel (Sunbury Eagles Ladies Auxiliary & Dartball League #1)

10:00am – ??????     Shikellamy Football apparel and misc. items (Shikellamy Football Booster Club)

12:00pm – ??????     Hershey Ice Cream (Free ice cream for all children under 18 yrs. of age)

10:00am – 8:00pm  Shaggy Mountain Farms (Free Petting Zoo)

11:00am – ??????     Dunking Booth (Shikellamy Football Cheerleaders)

11:00am – ??????     Spin Art (Susquehanna Bank)

11:00am – ??????     Wrangler’s Dream (Free Horse rides)

11:00am – ??????     Sunbury Eagles #503 (Pork BBQ Sandwiches)

11:00am – ??????     Sunbury Elks #267 (Chicken BBQ)

11:00am – ??????     BINGO (Sunbury Eagles #503)

12:00pm – 6:00pm   Sunbury Youth & Community Center (Free Swimming)

8:00pm – ??????      Shikellamy High School Football Players will be canvassing the area in support of donations for the                       continuation of fireworks and free events for the children for next year. Donations can be sent to the                                 City of Sunbury/Sunbury Celebration 2015, 225 Market St., Sunbury, PA 17801

7:00pm – 9:00pm    Free Music provided by Memory Lane – 50’s & 60’s Music (Stage behind SY&CC)

7:00pm – 8:00pm  John Moore, Historical Story Teller “The Killing at Bloody Spring” (Fort Discovery Stage)

8:00pm – 8:45pm   The Magic of Brent Kessler (Fort Discovery Stage)




Date:                      Sunday, July 13

Event:                    Twelfth Annual Soapbox Derby.  Sponsored by Sunbury Eagles #503.  (Rain Date July 20)

                                                Boys and Girls ages 8-12 with a weight limit of 125lbs.

                                                Soapbox cars are provided by area businesses for the racers.

Location:                              Market & Tenth Streets, Sunbury

Registration Forms:            Available at Mayor’s Office (M-F) 9:00am – 4:00 pm & Sunbury Eagles

9:00am – 10:30am                                All racers must sign & weigh in no later than 10:30 am.  Racers are

encourage to pre-register.  Registrations accepted on race day from 9:00-10:30am.

10:30am – 11:00am               Finalize Racing Brackets

11:00am – ??????                   Start of Race.  All racers receive Free t-shirt sponsored by Sunbury Textile Mills, Inc  

Eric Long and Brad Hare (Race Announcers)

11:30am – ??????                   Shikellamy JROTC (pit crew) and Shikellamy Football Team (starting line)

End of Race                           Trophy presentation for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place in each age group.  Free medallions and

Trophies sponsored by Rogers Trophies and The New Paul Stine Chevrolet Olds,                                                                Inc. a New Mark Monaghan Dealership. 

                                                Tulpehocken Spring Water, Inc. provides all racers with water.

Sunbury Eagles #503/Riders will be selling food at the corner of 10th & Market St.


                    For more information call City Clerk at 570-286-7820


  • 94.1 WQKX
    • PO Box 1070
    • Sunbury, PA 17801
  • Phone: 570-286-5838
    • Fax: 570-743-7837
    • Request/Contest: 1-800-326-94KX
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