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Sesquicentennial Celebration Events

Events held Friday, 5/24/2019 through Monday, 5/27/2018





Time Capsule Dedication

Friday, 5/24/2019
6:00 p.m.
The Sesquicentennial Time Capsule dedication will be held at Castle Avenue and Main Streets (flag pole) on Friday, May 24, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. The Time Capsule will be filled with various items from Upland Borough organizations.

Sesquicentennial Dinner

Friday, 5/24/2019
7:00 p.m.
A “Sesquicentennial Dinner” will be held at MacQueen Hall on Friday, May 24, 2019.

Cocktails and Hors D’Oeuvres begin at 5:30 p.m. in Borough Hall Council Chambers with a break for the “Time Capsule Dedication” which occurs at 6:00 p.m.

Buffet Dinner, catered by Lia’s Catering, with open bar will start at 7:00 p.m. Limited tickets will be available for purchase for $50 from the Borough Office.

Passport Event

Saturday, 5/25/2019
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
The “Sesquicentennial Passport” will be held on Saturday, May 25, 2019 starting at 10:00 a.m. and ending at 4:00 p.m.

At the end of March 2019, Passports will be available for purchase in the Borough Office for a cost of $4.

This is a special one day program that will unite many locations in the Borough of Upland. We encourage participants to explore and build on the connection between each location.

All participants will visit the borough sites listed in the passport book and receive a “stamp” of their visit. Participating locations may have refreshments and/or handouts.

After all locations have been completed, you must take your passport to the Borough Manager (by 4:00 p.m.) on May 25th, 2019 for verification and to be eligible for entrance into a grand prize drawing – a 65″ flat screen TV – that has been donated by the Upland AC.

The winning drawing will be announced prior to the free “Movie in the Park – Ralph Breaks the Internet” to be held at 7:00 p.m. in Bristol Lord Field.

Raffle Winner Drawing

Saturday, 5/25/2019
6:00 p.m. – Prior to Movie
The grand prize winner of the completed “Sesquicentennial Passport” will be drawn prior to the “Movie in the Park” at 6:00 p.m. Prize – 65″ flat screen TV – donated by the Upland AC.

Movie in the Park

Saturday, 5/25/2019
7:00 p.m. 
A FREE Movie in the Park – “Ralph Breaks the Internet” will be held on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. in Bristol Lord Field. Bring a blanket or chair to enjoy this FREE event. All are welcome!

Refreshments will be sold in the Pavilion by the Upland Borough Police Department – all proceeds benefit their annual “National Night Out” held in August.

Church Services in Park

Sunday, 5/26/2019
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Picnic Bag Lunch in Park

Sunday, 5/26/2019
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Corn Hole Tournament/Carnival Games

Sunday, 5/26/2019
1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.


Sunday, 5/26/2019

Memorial Day Parade19

Monday, 5/27/2019
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
The Annual Memorial Day Parade will start at Upland Baptist Church on Monday, May 27th 2019 beginning at 9:00 a.m. and will conclude at the War Memorial located at Bristol Lord Field (6th & Main Streets).

PICNIC2Memorial Day Picnic

Monday, 5/27/2019
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
The annual Memorial Day Picnic sponsored by Resurrection Life Church and Upland Baptist Church will be held in Bristol Lord Field at 6th & Main Streets following the Memorial Day Parade (11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.). Join us for FREE hot dogs, hamburgers, potato salad, baked beans, chips, drinks, desserts and face painting.

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