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Grand Slam Parade

Let’s Go Little Leaguers!  What a wonderful time to visit Williamsport and Lycoming County.  The Little League World Series is a fun-filled family vacation with plenty to see and do.   The staff at the Lycoming County Visitors Information Center is available for general information, maps on the area; as well as attractions, dining and hotel suggestions. For more information prior to your arrival, please call 1.800.358.9900 or 570.327.7700.  Once you have arrived in Williamsport; visit us at 102 W. Fourth Street, Williamsport, PA.   Or while at the games, stop by the Visitors Information Gazebo located at the Little League Complex.

11th Annual Grand Slam Parade & Festival
Downtown Williamsport
Wednesday, August 19th
4:00pm to 9:00pm
Parade steps off at 6:00pm and the Downtown Festival begins at 4:00PM

 . . . a Real Grand Slam in Downtown Williamsport!

 

 

 

 

This year’s Grand Marshal is Jim Leyland, World Series winning manager with the Pirates, World Series Champion Marlins, Rockies and Tigers.  There will be over 100 units showing their stuff along the parade route, with bleachers along the way and plenty of sidewalk space to cheer. Participants include all 16 Little League teams, area marching bands, antique cars, fire trucks, military equipment and much more.

 

Little League World Series

 

The Little League World Series begins on Thursday, August 20th and will continue through Championship Day on Sunday, August 30th.    If you are planning on visiting Williamsport and Lycoming County during the series, please give us a call at 800-358-9900 if you have any questions prior to your arrival.

 

2015 Little League World Series Schedule 

 

August 20 - Thursday - Opening Day
1:00pm Caribbean vs. Europe-Asia Volunteer
3:00pm Southwest vs. Northwest Lamade
5:00pm Latin America vs. Australia Volunteer
7:00pm Great Lakes vs. West Lamade
August 21 - Friday
2:00pm Canada vs. Mexico Volunteer
4:00pm New England vs. Southeast Lamade
6:00pm Japan vs. Asia-Pacific Volunteer
8:00pm Midwest vs. Mid-Atlantic Lamade
August 22 - Saturday
1:00pm Loser game 1 vs. Loser game 2 Volunteer
3:00pm Loser game 2 vs. Loser game 4 Lamade
6:00pm Loser game 5 vs. Loser game 7 Volunteer
8:00pm Loser game 6 vs Loser game 8 Lamade
August 23 - Sunday
11:00am Winner game 1 vs. Winner game 3 Volunteer
3:00pm Winner game 2 vs. Winner game 4 Lamade
5:00pm Winner game 5 vs. Winner game 7 Volunteer
7:00pm Winner game 6 vs. Winner game 8 Lamade
August 24 - Monday
12:00pm Loser game 9 vs. Loser game 10 Lamade
2:00pm Loser game 15 vs. Winner game 9 Volunteer
4:00pm Loser game 16 vs. Winner game 10 Lamade
6:00pm Loser game 13 vs. Winner game 11 Volunteer
8:00pm Loser game 14 vs. Winner game 12 Lamade
August 25 - Tuesday
1:00pm Loser game 11 vs. Loser game 12 Lamade
4:00pm Winner game 17 vs. Winner game 19 Volunteer
8:00pm Winner game 18 vs. Winner game 20 Lamade
August 26 - Wednesday
4:00pm Winner game 13 vs. Winner game 15 Lamade
8:00pm Winner Game 14 vs. Winner game 16 Lamade
August 27 - Thursday
4:00pm Winner game 21 vs. Loser game 23 Lamade
8:00pm Winner game 22 vs. Loser game 24 Lamade
August 28 - Friday
No Games - Rain Day
August 29 - Saturday
12:30pm International Championship Game Lamade
3:30pm United States Championship Game Lamade
August 30 - Sunday
10:00am Third Place Game Lamade
(losers of International vs. USA championship games)
3:00pm World Series Championship Game Lamade
 

 

 

6th Annual Williamsport Welcomes The World

Downtown Williamsport

Friday, August 28th 

5:00pm to 9:00pm

 

Enjoy a night of fun, food and entertainment at the 6th Annual Williamsport Welcomes the World street festival.    Williamsport Welcomes the World will from 5:00pm to 9:00pm.  There will be plenty of food vendors, musical entertainment, games and so much more.  This year, Williamsport Welcomes the World welcomes Bruce Sutter, former Major League Baseball right-handed relief pitcher.  Bruce was arguably the first pitcher to make effective use of the splitfinger fastball. One of the sport’s dominant relievers in the late 1970’s and early 1980’s , he became the only pitcher to lead the National League in saves five times in 1979, Sutter won the NL’s Cy Young Award as the league’s top pitcher.