Martime Park dedication Saturday with Charlie Daniels, Fireworks and more

November 16, 2012

The dedication of the Vince J. Whibbs Sr. Community Maritime Park is this Saturday, Nov. 17 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Hosted by the Community Maritime Park Associates Inc. and the City of Pensacola, free, family-friendly event has plenty to offer from fun activities like a Velcro wall, bungee run, and rock climbing wall to fireworks.

The day begins at 10 a.m. with a “Touch A Truck” event presented by Families First Network, musical performances and a Mopar Car Show by Hill-Kelly Dodge. Food and drink vendors will be selling treats and refreshments outside the stadium all day. The Velcro wall, bungee run, rock climbing wall open at 11 a.m.

At 1 p.m. inside the stadium, the first annual Pensacola Kraft Bier Festival presented by Cat Country 98.7 will begin, allowing ticket holders to taste a variety of beers. Visit pcbeer.com for more information and ticket prices.

Wil-Lo Week will bring the annual Citywide Bootcamp to the celebration, with a kids’ demonstration at 1:30 p.m. and an adult demonstration at 2 p.m. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet Roy Jones Jr. and Justin Gatlin.

The official park dedication ceremony is at 4 p.m., followed by a performance by the Charlie Daniels Band and a firework show at 7 p.m. to end the event.

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