5K 8:00 am
Pageant 10:00 am
Festival Opens: 3:00 pm
Headliner 8:30 pm


Get excited Cleveland County!

The 6th annual 7th Inning Stretch Festival will be held August 11,2018 in Uptown Shelby. The day will kick off with the Asphalt Paving of Shelby 5K at 8:00 am, for the second year 50% of the registration fees go to the family of fallen officer Tim Brackeen,    The Little Miss American Legion Beauty Pageant at 9:00 am at the Don Gibson Theatre . The festival will be held from 3:00 pm until 10:00 pm. Entertainment includes a huge Kids Zone, Music,  Climbing Wall, Cornhole Tournament and we end the day with our Headliner Randy Owen of Alabama at 8:30 pm.  Started in 2012 by the American Legion World Series committee, the 7th Inning Stretch Festival was created as a thank you to Cleveland County and the surrounding area for the tremendous job the community has done in hosting and providing southern hospitality for the ALWS participants and fans. The American Legion World Series committee hopes you enjoy this year’s festival.