MILTON ANNIVERSARY PADDLE

bring your canoes and kayaks for a guided floating tour

down the Susquehanna to the Milton State Park. Interested participants should meet at the Milton State Park at 12:30 pm. 

You will be shuttled to the Watsontown boat launch.

The First 100 registrants is only $25 per person, which includes all equipment.  If paddlers bring their own kayak or canoe, registration is only $15.  The registration deadline EXTENDED TO JUNE 8.

Sponsored by the Robbins Marine

 BICENTENNIAL COLOR RUN

join us at the Milton State Park at 2 pm for a 5k Color Run and entertainment.  The color run is being organized by Milton Area High school and will be timed by Falcon Race Timing. Reduced pricing for this event for the first 100 registrants is only $5 per person if done in person at the Milton Area High School or $8 per person online.  The registration deadline is June 7.  The public is invited to attend and enjoy outdoor food and entertainment.

 FISH DERBY AND CHICKEN BBQ

fun for all ages organized by the Milton Moose. 

Open to the public 11 AM - 3 PM at the Milton Moose.

SPRING 2017
Lecture Series
Milton Historical Society will host monthly lecture series designed to educate the public about various topics of interests throughout Milton's history.

EVENTS

CELEBRATION WEEK

CELEBRATION WEEK

JUNE 10-18, 2017

SATURDAY June 10- Kick-Off Day

FIRST ANNUAL MILTON BEER & MUSIC FESTIVAL

organized by The Improved

Milton Experience. 

There will be a charge for this event.  Over 1000 tickets

already sold, only a few hundred remain! Get yours today

on line by visiting VisitMiltonPA.org

 

BICENTENNIAL RELAY FOR LIFE

organized by Relay for Life.  Open to the public.

 BICENTENNIAL TRAIN RIDES

Giving Back in
Celebration!
INDIVIDUALS CAN DROP OFF
DONATIONS OF FOOD MAY 1-15 AT
Milton YMCA,
Milton Public Library,
Jersey Shore State Bank,
Pinpoint Federal Credit Union,
CSIU,
Central PA Chamber of Commerce, The Coup Agency,
St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Community Mennonite Fellowship, Standard Journal,
Milton Post Office,
Milton Borough Hall,
Brookpark Dental Arts,
Cole’s Hardware,
Custom Care Pharmacy,
Trinity Lutheran Church,
Country Cupboard,
West Milton State Bank,
American Legion Post 71,
Rockwell Center
and M&T Bank.
WE ARE A
Serving Community!
The Milton Bicentennial Committee is pleased to announce
our
BICENTENNIAL
SERVICE PROJECT
for the benefit of the
CENTRAL PA FOOD BANK
 
A Community-Wide Food Drive
will occur May 1 - May 15, 2017.
GET YOUR BUSINESS OR
ORGANIZATION INVOLVED!
To learn more or sign-up

SUNDAY June 11- Milton State Park Day

SOLD OUT!

CELEBRATION

PARTNERS

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MONDAY June 12

 SPLASH HOP

join us at the Milton Community Pool to celebrate its 50th anniversary. 7:00 - 9:00 pm - Free to the public.

Special Entertainment by Frank Fedele’s “Boomer Legends”

 

TUESDAY June 13

WEDNESDAY June 14

 PET PARADE & CAR SHOW

organized by the Milton Public Library and Susquehanna Valley CARTS; bring your pets and join us at the First Presbyterian Church at 5:45 pm for a parade to Rose Hill where you can also enjoy a "cruise-in" car show and entertainment from 6 - 8 pm at the Library.  Free to the public. Sponsored by the Daily Item

 

 FLAG DAY EVENT

join us for a special event celebrating our nation’s flag beginning

at 6 pm at the Veteran's Memorial on Front Street (Milton Moose). 

Free to the public. Sponsored by the Standard Journal

 

THURSDAY June 15

 MUSIC IN THE PARK & DEDICATION

Join us at the gazebo at 6:30 pm for the Dedication of Gov. Pollock and Rev. Hepburn Historic Markers and then the very special, extended Music in the Park, organized by The Improved Milton Experience.  Free to the public.

 

FRIDAY June 16

SPRING FLING

Beginning at 8 am, a special bicentennial edition of the annual downtown Spring Fling, organized by the Milton YMCA, including the Bicentennial 5K race at 9 am, a Mile Fun Run, live music & more!

Free to the public (will be a charge for the race).

DOWNTOWN EVENTS

Starting at 8 a.m. on Saturday, June 17, in downtown Milton, there will be food vendors, street art and live music. The public is invited to downtown Milton to come hear the sounds of Milltown Melodies at 8 am, Totem Pole at 9:00 am and Stick and Bryan at 10:30 am. These
musicians will perform from a stage located on Broadway in front of Fulmer Office Supply and the Coup Agency and will be joined by numerous musicians who will roam downtown Milton with impromptu performances. The public will also have an opportunity to explore new art to be located in downtown Milton and enjoy the 2017 YMCA Spring Fling.

The 2017 YMCA Spring, on Bound Avenue, will include the Bicentennial 5K and one-mile run/walk, both of which kick off at 9 am, as well a fun run. There will be other activities for families and lots of surprises throughout the morning.


All Pro Entertainment will DJ on Front Street beginning at noon in anticipation of the Bicentennial Parade, which steps off at 1 pm.

BICENTENNIAL PARADE

a one-of-a kind bicentennial parade celebrating our 200th anniversary will step-off at 1 pm.  Free to the public, the Bicentennial Parade will be headlined by several world class drum and bugle

corps, award-winning mummers or string bands, and many other marching units.  The final band in the parade will invite the public

to literally join the parade as it marches down Front Street in Milton.

Individuals, businesses and organizations are invited to participate

in the Parade with floats, vehicles and other marching units.  Registration for the Parade is free and prizes will be awarded for

the top three floats that best depict a particular historic period
or decade. 

Parade Sponsored by ConAgra Brands, Milton Savings Bank,

Hudock Capital Group, Woodcock Foundation, and West Milton State Bank.

POST PARADE CONCERT

The public will be invited to follow the parade onto the Milton State Park for a free post-parade concert featuring our headline drum and bugle corps and mummers bands! Free to the public.

 GALA CONCERT & FIREWORKS

Beginning at 8 pm, the Milton Community Band and Milton Community Choir will perform a special performance in Alumni Stadium at Milton High School. Performance will include original music being commissioned specifically for our celebration, the dedication of our bicentennial time capsule, and a very special, very large, very loud fireworks spectacular to cap our celebration day activities. Fireworks will be best viewed from inside the High School Stadium. Come get your seats early inside the stadium!

Time Capsule sponsored by Cole's Hardware.

Gala Concert Sponsored by Evangelical Community Hospital

Fireworks Sponsored by Coldwell Banker Penn One Real Estate and Doug Wertz.

FAMILY FUN DAY AT BROWN AVENUE

join us for a family fun day at Brown Avenue Park and the Milton Community Pool between the hours of 12:30 pm and dusk, organized by State Representative Lynda Schlegel Culver, including free swimming at the Milton Community Pool, food, live music, and an outdoor movie organized by the Milton Public Library. Free to the public.

 

SATURDAY June 17 - Celebration Day

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SUNDAY June 18

DRUM CORP EXHIBITION

the White Sabers Drum and Bugle Corp will perform a special

exhibition at the Milton State Park beginning at Noon.

Free to the Public.

 

ALUMNI EMERITUS DINNER

organized by the Milton High School Alumni Association. 

There will be a charge for this event.

 

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