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39th Annual Popeye Picnic Schedule

 
updated: 9/5/2018 9:59 AM

Free admission, parking and entertainment. All events are free unless otherwise noted.

Friday, Sept. 7

8 a.m.-11 p.m.: Popeye Museum (Spinach Can Collectibles)

5 p.m.: Castor Oyl's Carnival Rides (State St./Spring St.) (Cost)

4 p.m.: Sweet Haven Harbor Opens (State St./Spring St.) Food Site

6:30 p.m.: Popeye Trivia - Chester Public Library (Cost)

7 p.m.-9 p.m. Kevin Holliday-DJ (State St./Spring St.)

8 p.m.-Midnight: Crystal & The Bone Shakers (Chester Moose-E. Stacey St)

9 p.m.-11 p.m. Cartoons (Gazebo Park)

Saturday, Sept. 8

8 a.m.- 11 p.m.: Popeye Museum (Spinach Can Collectibles)

8 a.m.: Popeye's 5 K Run/Walk & 1.5 Mile Fun Run/Walk

9 a.m.-4 p.m.: Olive Oyl's Cafe/Arts & Crafts (St. John Parish Hall) - 1 Day Only

9 a.m.-4 p.m. RC Model Plane Show (Breezy Hill Cohen Complex)

11 a.m.: Popeye Parade (From Chester High School to Courthouse)

Noon: Sweet Haven Harbor Opens (State St./Spring St.) Food Site

Noon: Castor Oyl's Rides (State St./Spring St.) (cost)

1-2 p.m.: Nana Oyl Statue Unveiling (Manor at Craig Farms)

1-8 p.m.: Inflatable Amusements-Sponsored By 1st Baptist Church (State St.-1st Baptist Church Lot.)

2-2:30 p.m. Stewart Minor - Metamorphosis Escape (State St./Spring St.)

2-5 p.m.: Annual Popeye Cruise-Cars on Display-5:15-Cruise Time (Cohen Complex)

2-7 p.m.: Poopdeck Pappy Presents: Magic & More (State St./Spring St.)

3-4 p.m.: Segar's Sketchers - (Chester Library)

3:30-4 p.m.: Stewart Minor - Metamorphosis Escape (State St./Spring St.)

5-5:30 p.m.: Stewart Minor - Metamorphosis Escape (State St./Spring St.)

5:15-6 p.m.: Annual Popeye Cruise-Departs Cohen Complex to Courthouse to Tequilas

5:30 p.m.: Popeye Fanclub/Public Banquet (Chester Eagles) (cost)

6-10 p.m.: Fertile Soil Band (State St./Spring St.)

8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.: Scattergun Jack (Chester Moose-E. Stacey St.)

Sunday, Sept. 9

9 a.m.-6 p.m. Popeye Museum (Spinach Can Collectibles)

9 a.m.-4 p.m. RC Model Plane Show (Breezy Hill Cohen Complex)

Noon: Sweet Haven Harbor Opens (State St./Spring St.)

Noon: Castor Oyl's Carnival Rides (State St./Spring St.) (cost)

1-1:30 p.m.: Stewart Minor - 50 feet of Chain Escape (State St./Spring St.) Sword Juggling

1:30 p.m.: Popeye Pet Show-Sponsored by RC Humane Society (Gazebo Park)

2-3 p.m.: Sacred Concert (St. Mary's Church)

2-6 p.m.: Poopdeck Pappy Presents: Magic & More (State St./Spring St.)

2:30-3 p.m.: Stewart Minor - 50 feet of Chain Escape (State St./Spring St.) Sword Juggling

3 p.m.: Wimpy's Wiener Dog Race (Gazebo Park)

5:30-6 p.m. Stewart Minor - 50 feet of Chain Escape(State/Spring St.) Sword Juggling

5:30-6:30 p.m.: Chester Municipal Band directed by Mr. Steve Colonel (Gazebo Park)

Cartoon Character Photo Opportunities; visit the Central Stand for Schedule of Appearances