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


Get excited !!  August 10, 2019

Festival hours 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm. Center of the Festival is 200 S. Lafayette St.,               Shelby, NC 28150

The 7th annual 7th Inning Stretch Festival will be held August 10,2019 in Uptown Shelby. The day will kick off with the  5K at 8:00 am, for the third year 50% of the registration fees go to the family of fallen officer Tim Brackeen,   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 8:30 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.