Bennington Battle Day Weekend – (Friday, August 14th – Sunday, August 16th)

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Bennington Fire Department
“Proudly Serving for Over 150 Years”

FRIDAY AUGUST 14th

11 am – 2 pm – Hot Sausage, Burgers, Hot Dog Lunch will be available to purchase at the Bennington Fire Station. (served by members of the Bennington Fire Department)

4 pm – Until gone – Chicken Barbecue Dinner, $10.00 per person at the Bennington Fire Station

6 pm -10 pm – Las Vegas Night with DJ Ben Patten from Magic 590 AM. Open to public – at the Bennington Fire Station

SATURDAY AUGUST 15th

8 am – Vendors – Bennington Fire Station

8 am – Pre-registration – Battle Day 5k Road Race at Bennington Monument – Old Bennington

9 am – 3 pm – Car Cruise – Judging will take place between 11:00 am and 2:00 pm. Awards will be given out at 3:00 pm. Open to public – at Lower Willow Park

9:30 am – 5k Road Race to start and end at the Bennington Monument – Old Bennington

10 am-12 noon – Kids’ Day – Bennington Willow Park. Sponsored by the Bennington Fire Department

12:00 pm – USS Bennington Memorial Service – Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Ship’s Bell – Bennington Town Office, 205 South Street. Public is welcome

6:30 pm – Softball game between Bennington Firefighters and Bennington Police – Willow Park

SUNDAY AUGUST 16th

9 am – Judges’/Officers’ Breakfast – Jensen’s Restaurant – 332 North Street.

8 am – Vendors – Bennington Fire Station

10 am – 12:30 pm – Parade Lineup

12:30 pm – Battleday Parade begins. Main & Safford Street to Depot Street, North on Depot Street to River Street, River Street to Fire Station. Reviewing at intersection of Route 7 & Route 9. Length of marching route is one mile

4 pm – Trophies presented and raffle winners drawn