Banana Festival

2016 Banana Festival Schedule of Events

September 9th - 17th

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2016 BANANA FESTIVAL SCHEDULE OF EVENTS SEPTEMBER 9-17th

  • Friday, Sept. 9, 2016:
  • Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016:
    • 8:00 a.m. - Pistol and Turkey Shoot - Fulton PD Range Parks Rd. Fulton
    • 10am – 2pm – Drop off Pictures Pontotoc Building ($)
    • 2-4pm – Princess Ball Pontotoc Building ($15)
    • 4-8 Super Magical Day (12 and Under) - Celebrating Hometown, Biblical, and Super Heros, Unity & Pontotoc Park
    • 5:00 p.m. - Costume Contest, Pontotoc Stage
    • 4:00 & 5:30 Animal Tales – Pontotoc Stage
    • 6:00 Superhero Power Wheel Derby Pontotoc Park ($5)
    • 7:30- Super Magical Movie in the Park – Amphiltheater Unity Park
  • Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016:
  • Monday, Sept. 12, 2016:
    • 11:00 a.m. Judge Photography (View, Monday 12th- Friday 16th from 1-5 p.m.)
    • 1:00 p.m. Light Pole Competition Judging, Downtown ($25)
    • 6:30 p.m. - Fashion Show, - Bucks Celebration Center ($20)
  • Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016:
    • School Art Contest at Fulton City and South Fulton Schools, Sponsored by Fulton Family Connection
  • Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016:
    • 5:00- P.M. - Tyson Community Meal - Unity Park
    • 5:00 p.m.-Kiddie Carnival ($1 tickets)
    • 5:30-7:00 p.m. Chalk Art, Unity Park Walking Trail
    • 6:00 p.m.- Faith & Family Performing Artist Jason Crabb, Sponsored by Area Church's, Amphitheater Unity Park
  • Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016:
    • 9:00 a.m. – Vendors, Downtown
    • 9:00 a.m. - Senior Citizens Rook Tournament, Senior Citizens Center
    • 5:00-10:00 p.m. – Bump & Jumps/Kiddie Carnival, Pontotoc Park ($1 tickets)
    • 6:00 p.m. - Kiddie Parade, Downtown
    • 7:00 p.m.-Fulton’s Got Talent
    • (Announce Kiddie Parade Winner)
  • Friday, Sept. 16, 2016:
    • 7:30-8:45 a.m. Banana Bake-off entry drop (Judging at 9:00 a.m.) Senior Citizens Center
    • 8:00-10:00 a.m. - Health Fair – Fulton First Baptist Church Sponsored by Fulton County Extension Office and Diversacare
    • 4:00p.m.-10:00 p.m. Bump & Jumps/Kiddie Carnival ($1 ticketts)
    • 7:00p.m. Banana Bowl (Fulton So. /Fulton Game) - Fulton City
    • 8:00p.m. – 2015 Fulton’s Got Talent Winner Brenna Wilkins performs
    • 8:30 p.m. Lew Jetton 61 South, Amphitheater Unity Park –After Party
  • Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016:
    • 8:00-11:30 a.m. - Rotary Club Car Show, (Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.)., Downtown ($20-$25)
    • 8:00 a.m. - 5-K/Fun Run “Will Run for Pudding,” (Registration begins at 7 a.m. Fun Run begins at 9 a.m.), at Raise the Bar Gym ($20early/$25late/$10fun run)
    • 9:00 a.m. – Vendors, Downtown
    • 10:00 a.m.- Banana Brawl, next to the Senior Citizens Building
    • 12:00 & 2:00 p.m.- Jason Lindsey Science Guy, Pontotoc Stage
    • 1:00 p.m. - Greased Pig Contest, across the street from Keg/behind Fulton post office.
    • 1:00 pm Carolina Express Band Amphitheater Unity Park
    • 2:30 Doggy Beauty Pageant-Pontotoc Stage
    • 5:00 p.m. - Grand Parade, Starting on Broadway So. Fulton to Downtown Lake St.
    • 6:30 p.m.- 2016 Fulton’s Got Talent Winner to perform, Unity Park Amphitheater
    • One Ton Banana Pudding, served in front of Senior Center **Don’t forget your souvenir buckets located in the Banana Cabana to take home some pudding or to share with others! ****
    • 7:00 p.m. – Brandon Holland performs, Unity Park Amphitheater (Photo, light pole, Art Contest, Chalk Art winners announced)
    • 8:00 p.m. – David Lee Murphy - Amphitheater Unity Park **FREE**
    • Events are FREE to the public unless fee is noted on Schedule. All events are sponsored by Fulton Tourism Commission and noted local businesses.
    Banana Cabana located in the heart of the festival – Pontotoc Park Gazebo Open Wed - Sat Bathrooms located on each end of vendor row.
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