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Americana Inclement Weather Plan
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Americana Festival Contingency Plans for Inclement Weather

(Storms with Strong Winds and Lightning)


General Policy: The Americana Festival is committed to taking place rain or shine. Public safety is our highest priority. In the event of inclement weather involving strong winds and/or lightning, the Americana Committee will make a decision about whether to postpone or cancel an event.  All decisions to either cancel or postpone events will be posted on both Facebook and our website. In addition, Centerville police cars will use their PA systems to announce event postponements or cancellations as needed.


Communication: The Americana Festival Committee will provide updates on delays, postponements, or cancellations through the following channels:

• Social Media Pages

• Official Website:


Event-Specific Details:​​


July 3rd

  • Grand Marshal Reception (July 3rd): 

    • Status: On Schedule as Planned

  • ​Fireworks Entertainment 

    • Status:  On Schedule as Planned

  • Fireworks Show 

    • Status: On Schedule as Planned


July 4th

  • 5K Run & Parade:

    • Status: On Schedule as Planned

  • Street Fair (Arts & Crafts and Food Vendors):

    • Status: On Schedule as Planned

  • Auto Show:

    • Rain Conditions: On Schedule as Planned


These plans are designed to ensure the safety of all participants and attendees while maintaining the spirit and enjoyment of the Americana Festival. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation as we navigate weather-related challenges.


Stay safe and enjoy the festival!


Best regards,
The Americana Festival Committee

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