Separation Day 2019

Separation Day in Historic New Castle 2019

Historic New Castle, Delaware has an annual celebratation of independence from Pennsylvania and the British Crown which is called Separation Day. 2019 will be the 243rd year!

The dates are Friday, June 7 and Saturday, June 8. On Friday night, the streets are closed on Delaware Avenue around the courthouse for a live concert with food trucks plus a beer/wine stand. Saturday is a full day of activities kicking off with a parade, followed by a day of activities in Battery Park including an officially sanctioned "Kansas City Barbeque Society" BBQ competion, food trucks, vendors, live music all day leading into fireworks at 9 pm.

We need volunteers to make this all run smoothly! Please feel free to invite friends and family to join you as a volunteer.

Created by:   Beverly Zimmermann
 
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Date (mm/dd/yyyy) Location Time (EDT) Available Slot
06/07/2019 (Fri.) Battery Park  10:00am - 12:30pm  

Park Setup (12)

Help stake areas in Battery Park for registered vendors, put up signage, set up tables for registration are & general event prep help

 
6th & Chestnut Streets  12:00pm - 2:00pm  

Parade Setup (2)

Stake slots for parade lineup

 
1 of 2 slots filled
Trish Horne
Where do I report for work ? Is there parking for Volunteers ?
Battery Park  12:30pm - 3:00pm  

Park Setup (12)

Help stake areas in Battery Park for registered vendors, put up signage, set up tables for registration are & general event prep help

 
1 of 12 slots filled
Chris Bell
Delaware & Market Streets  2:00pm - 4:00pm  

Street Party Setup (8)

Set up tables & chairs in the food tent for street party

 
4 of 8 slots filled
Trish Horne
Where do I report for work ? Is there parking for Volunteers ?
Chris Bell
Robin Brubaker (2)
9:30pm - 11:00pm  

Event Breakdown (8)

Fold & stack chairs & tables

 
06/08/2019 (Sat.) 6th & Chestnut Streets  8:00am - 12:00pm  

Parade Marshals (8)

Greet parade participants, help with lineup, and then be marshals along parade route

 
5 of 8 slots filled
Mary Anttila
Trish Horne
Where do I report to sat morning ? Is there parking for volunteers
Natalie Kalmbacher
Shannon Stoelting
Caitlin Lally
Battery Park  10:00am - 1:30am  

BBQ Judges Attendant (6)

Help with placing barbecue for judging from contestants

 
11:00am - 2:30pm  

General Runners (5)

General job to help troubleshoot with vendors, parade, BBQ contestants, judges, bands

 
1 of 5 slots filled
Trish Horne
I’m a parade Marshall until noon where do I report for General Runner Jon?
3rd & South Streets  11:30am - 2:30pm  

Entrance Gate Cashier- 3rd Ave (4)

Individuals will take cash & credit cards for admission to the event

 
Delaware Street at Dalby Court  11:30am - 2:30pm  

Entrance Gate Cashier- DE Ave (4)

Individuals will take cash & credit cards for admission to the event

 
Battery Park  12:00pm - 2:30pm  

Food Tent Attendant (8)

Greet guests, replace tablecloths, bus tables

 
3 of 8 slots filled
Eve Okec
Lynne Sinsabaugh (2)
This is for Kristen and Ariana Kelsall
Battery Park  12:00pm - 3:00pm  

Bartender (4)

Draft beer & canned beer

 
All slots filled
Walter Ferris
Lynne Sinsabaugh (2)
Myself and Janet Kelsall
Kathleen Gauthier
3rd & South Streets  2:30pm - 5:00pm  

Entrance Gate Cashier- 3rd Ave (4)

Individuals will take cash & credit cards for admission to the event

 
Battery Park  2:30pm - 5:00pm  

Food Tent Attendant (8)

Greet guests, replace tablecloths, bus tables

 
1 of 8 slots filled
Errol Rodriguez

General Runners (5)

General job to help troubleshoot with vendors, parade, BBQ contestants, judges, bands

 
Delaware St at Dalby Court  2:30pm - 5:00pm  

Entrance Gate Cashier- DE Ave (4)

Individuals will take cash & credit cards for admission to the event

 
1 of 4 slots filled
Natalie Kalmbacher
Battery Park  3:00pm - 6:00pm  

Bartender (4)

Draft beer & canned beer

 
2 of 4 slots filled
Margi Michini
Phil Gross
Where is the beer stand ... what's the closest entrance to the beer stand?
9:30pm - 11:00pm  

Clean Up (12)

Break down tables & stack chairs

 
1 of 12 slots filled
Mary Anttila


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