WHAT: The annual Delta Chicken Festival.

WHEN: The midway/main hours are Friday from 5-10:30 p.m., Saturday from noon-11 p.m. and Sunday from noon-7 p.m.

WHERE: Delta Municipal Park on Taylor Street.

EVENT DETAILS: The annual event features a midway with amusements, food, milkshake and concession stands, and bingo and Big 6 throughout the weekend. Chicken dinners will be available from 5-8 p.m. Friday, noon-8 p.m. Saturday and 11:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday.

On Friday, a 3-on-3 basketball tournament will be held at 6 p.m., the DHS cheerleaders will perform from 5-6 p.m. at the food pavilion stage, the Miss Delta Pageant will be held at 6 p.m., 56 Daze will perform from 7:30 p.m.-midnight (with a break during the fireworks display), a youth baseball tournament will be held from 6-10 p.m. and a fireworks display sponsored by the local F.O.E. chapter and auxiliary will begin at 10:30 p.m.

On Saturday, the 5K Delta Chicken Run will start at 8 a.m. (registration begins at 7 a.m.), the baseball tournament resumes at 8 a.m., a 3-on-3 soccer tournament (at soccer fields) and co-ed volleyball tournament (at sand courts in the park) start at 9 a.m., Lemonade Renegade will perform from 1-4 p.m. at the food pavilion stage, a corn hole tournament will start at noon, Aaron Broissa will perform from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the food pavilion stage and Random Act will perform from 7 p.m.-midnight.

On Sunday, a car, truck and motorcycle show will start at 9 a.m. in the parking lot east of the football stadium, a non-denominational worship service will be held at 11 a.m. at the food pavilion, the John Galbraith Family Band will perform from noon-5 p.m. (with a break during the parade) at the food pavilion, the parade will be held from 2-3 p.m. (during which time all other activities will be stopped) and the baseball championship games will be held from 5-9 p.m.

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