Sunbury Celebration

posted: July 1, 2015

Check out the full list of events for Sunbury Celebration! 

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Date:                      Thursday, July 9

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 10

Location:              Sunbury Youth & Community Center Swimming Pool

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

6:00pm – 9:00pm    The Attinger Brothers (acoustic, classic and modern rock music)

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

6:00pm – ??????       Cooper Battery B (Civil War Reenactment near Tennis Courts)


Date:                      Saturday, July 11  

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

8:30am – ??????     Cooper Battery B (Civil War Reenactment near Tennis Courts)

8:30am – 2:00pm    Army National Guard (Free for all ages HMMWV with video game system, cargo truck & training simulator)

8:30am – ??????     1st Annual Haul for Heroes 5K Run/Walk (Registration opens 6:30am. Info call 570-286-7820)

9:00am – ??????     14th Annual YMCA Bike Race (Registration opens 7:30am. Info call 570-286-5636)

9:00am -12:00pm  Sunbury/Norry Swim meet against Danville Dolphins (Community Pool)

10:00am – ???????   Sunbury Youth Baseball Tournament & Food Stand

10:00am – ???????   Keystone Kryptonite Softball (Walking Tacos)

10:00am – ???????   Chef Phil’s (Homemade soups)

10:00am – ???????   N.S.S.C. Cyclones (Bake sale)

10:00am – 2:00pm   Dunking Booth (Shikellamy Football Cheerleaders)

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

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

10:00am – ??????     Cheer Starz (face painting)

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

10:00am – ??????     YMCA Art Center (Free for all ages pottery wheel lessons with professional potters)

10:00am – ??????     Cake Wheel (Sunbury Eagles Ladies Dart Team #1)

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

11:00am – 6:00pm   Shaggy Mountain Farms (Free Petting Zoo)

11:00am – ??????     Spin Art (Faith United Methodist Church Brownie Troop #60460)

11:00am – ??????     YMCA (Martial Arts Demonstration on N. 4th Street)

11:00am – ??????     Random Canyon Therapeutic Riding Program (Free Horse rides)

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

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

12:00pm – 5:00pm   Sunbury Youth & Community Center (Free Swimming)

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

1:00pm –3:00pm   Timber Skate Shop (BMX Competition for info call (570) 492-6063

2:00pm – ??????     KARMA for KRISTINA (Swabbing for Bone Marrow Matches)

2:00pm – 8:00pm   Dunking Booth (Shikellamy Field Hockey Team)

4:00pm –7:00pm   Timber Skate Shop (Skateboard Competition for info call (570) 492-6063

7:00pm – 9:00pm  Free 50’s & 60’s Music by Memory Lane sponsored by Northumberland National Bank

8:00pm – ??????     Keystone Kryptonite and Sunbury Minions Girl’s Softball will be canvassing the area in support                           of donations for the continuation of fireworks and free events for the children for next year. Also,

                                 donations can be sent to the City of Sunbury/Sunbury Celebration, 225 Market St., Sunbury, PA 17801

9:30pm -10:30pm  Radio Station 94KX Sound Track

Approx. 9:30pm    FIREWORKS (Rain Date July 12)


Date:                      Sunday, July 12

Event:                    Thirteenth Annual Soapbox Derby.  (Rain Date July 19)

                                                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.

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  

Jacob Hare and Brad Hare (Race Announcers)

11:30am – ??????                   Shikellamy JROTC (pit crew) and Shikellamy Coaching Staff (starting line crew)

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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