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


Get excited !!  August 8, 2020

The 8th annual NC American Legion 7th Inning Stretch Festival will be held August 8, 2020 in Uptown Shelby. The day will kick off with the  8th Annual 5K, proceeds to benefit Road to Hope Shelby at 8:00 am sponsored by Personalize It! and King Construction and Concrete ,  The Little Miss American Legion Beauty Pageant at 10:00 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 and classic carnival type food, we end the day with our headliner at 8:00 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.