Fire Department Carnivals in Carroll County, MD in 2018

Melissa E. Spittel
Published on May 14, 2018

Fire Department Carnivals in Carroll County, MD in 2018

  Carroll County, MD Carnivals in 2018

Gamber:  May 26 – June 2, 2018

Union Bridge:  May 28 – June 2, 2018

New Windsor:  June 4 – 9, 2018

Taneytown:  June 11 – 16, 2018

Sykesville – Freedom District:  June 16 – 23, 2018

Harney:  June 25 – 30, 2018

Manchester:  July 2 – 7, 2018

Winfield:  July 9 – 14, 2018

Reese:  July 16 – 21, 2018

Mt. Airy:  July 23 – 28, 2018

Hampstead:  August 13 – 18, 2018

 

 11 volunteer fire companies hold carnivals in Carroll County, MD every summer. These are some of the largest fundraisers held each year. The monies made from the rides, games, food and raffles provide much-needed financial support for the local fire departments. They have many expenses each year, including: maintaining and purchasing the various pieces of equipment, fuel for the equipment, supplies, the fire station and more. Support your local fire departments by attending one or more of these annual events! 

 

PLEASE NOTE: This page is in the process of being updated with the most current information. Be sure to check back for additional details!

 

Gamber & Community Fire Company Carnival (Station 13)

 

When:  May 26 – June 2, 2018

Where:   3838 Niner Road

Hours are 6 pm until 11 pm each night.

The nightly itinerary includes:

 

-Saturday, May 26

Entertainment: The Rock & Roll Relics

Other: Ride all night for $22

 

-Sunday, May 27

Entertainment: Midnight Run

Other: Ride all night for $22

 

-Monday, May 28 (Memorial Day)

Entertainment: The Josh Christina Band

Other:  Ride all night for $22

Fireworks night

 

-Tuesday, May 29

Entertainment: Hickory Hills Band

Other:  Ride all night for $19

 

-Wednesday, May 30

Entertainment: The Brandy Stills Band

Other:  Ride all night for $22

 

-Thursday, May 31

Entertainment: Salem Bottom Boys

Other:  Ride all night for $19

 

-Friday, June 1

Entertainment: The Rivers Bend Band

Other:  Ride all night for $22

 

-Saturday, June 2

Entertainment: Rich and the Roadrunners

Other:  Ride all night for $22

ferris wheel at carroll county carnivals

Union Bridge Fire Company Carnival (Station 8)

When: May 28 – June 2, 2018

Where: 8 West Locust Street

Opens at 6pm every night

 

The nightly itinerary includes:

-Monday, May 28

Entertainment: Hurricane Productions DJ

Other: Karaoke Contest from 8 pm – 9 pm

-Tuesday, May 29

Entertainment: River Bend Band

-Wednesday, May 30

Other: Fireman’s Parade begins at 7 pm sharp

-Thursday, May 31

Entertainment: Boot Leg (Classic Rock)

-Friday, June 1

Entertainment: Brick Yard Road Band (Lynyrd Skynyard Tribute Band)

-Saturday, June 2

Entertainment: Wylde Fire

plenty of rides at carroll county md carnivals

New Windsor Fire Company Carnival (Station 10)

When:  June 4 – 9, 2018

Where:  101 High Street

Opens at 5:30 pm each night, rides start at 6 pm.

 

The nightly itinerary includes:

-Monday, June 4

Entertainment: none annouced

 

-Tuesday, June 5

Entertainment:  Mobile Music Service (DJ)

Other: New Windsor Miss Fire Prevention contest

-Wednesday, June 6

Entertainment:  Hurricane Productions (DJ)

-Thursday, June 7

Entertainment:  Iron Ridge (Bluegrass)

-Friday, June 8

Entertainment:  Jay Henley and the Stone Broke Band (Country)

-Saturday, June 9

Entertainment:  Problem Child (Rock)

Other: Big Money Drawing

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Taneytown Fire Company  Carnival (Station 5)

When:  June 11 – 16, 2018

Where:  49 Memorial Drive

Rides open at 7 pm, entertainment begins at 7:30 pm each night

 

The nightly itinerary includes:

-Monday, June 11

Entertainment: Inside Out Bands

Kitchen Specials:  Hot Chicken,  Ham

-Tuesday, June 12

Entertainment:  Silver Eagle

Kitchen Specials: Meat Loaf, Hot Chicken

-Wednesday, June 13

Entertainment:  River Bend Band

Kitchen Specials: Hot Beef, Lasagna

 

-Thursday, June 14

Entertainment:  Half Serious

Kitchen Specials:  Fried Chicken, Salisbury Steak

-Friday, June 15

Entertainment:  Bootleg

Kitchen Specials:  Fish, Crabcake

-Saturday, June 16

Entertainment:  Borderline

Kitchen Specials:  Hot Chicken, Ham

Other:  Big Money drawing ($2,000 – 1st prize)

 

 

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Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Company Carnival (Station 12)

When:  June 16 – June 23, 2018

Where: 6680 Sykesville Road, Sykesville

Food stands open at 6:00 pm. Rides open at 7:00 pm.

Legacy Hall will open Monday – Saturday at 5:30 pm for full meals.

 

The nightly itinerary includes:

-Saturday, June 16

Entertainment:  Midnight Run

Other: Ride all night for $25

 

-Sunday, June 17

Entertainment:  DJ Colin Clark

Other:  Ride all night for $15 (Dad’s ride for FREE!)

 

-Monday, June 18

Entertainment:  Doug Lester

Other:  Ride all night for $25

 

-Tuesday, June 19

Entertainment:  Full Effect

Other:  Ride all night for $20

 

-Wednesday, June 20

Entertainment:  Richie Fields

Other:  Ride all night for $20

 

-Thursday, June 21

Entertainment:  Cruise

Other:  Ride all night for $20

 

-Friday, June 22

Entertainment:  Problem Child

Other:  Ride all night for $25

            Fireworks

 

-Saturday, June 23

Entertainment:  Maple Creek Outlaws

Other:  Ride all night for $25

            Fireworks raindate

            Big Money drawing 

 

 

face painting at carroll county md carnivals


Harney Fire Company Carnival (Station 11)

When:  June 25 – 30, 2018

Where: 5130 Harney Road, Taneytown

Dining hall opens at 4:30 pm. Grounds open at 6:00 pm. Entertainment is from 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm each night. Rides are open 6:30 – 10:30 pm (Monday – Thursday), and 6:30 – 11:00 pm (Friday – Saturday).

 

 

The nightly itinerary includes:

-Monday, June 25

Entertainment:  Hanover Express (Bluegrass)

 

-Tuesday, June 26

Entertainment:  Paul Wagner and Country Swingers (Classic Country)

 

-Wednesday, June 27

Entertainment:  Borderline (Country)

 

-Thursday, June 28

Entertainment:  Big Wheely and the Whitewalls (50’s & 60’s Rock)

 

-Friday, June 29

Entertainment:  Silver Eagle Band

 

-Saturday, June 30

Entertainment: River Bend Band (Country)

 

fireworks at carroll county md carnivals and manchester carnival

Manchester Fire Company Carnival (Station 4)

When:  July 2 – 7, 2018

Where: York Street Carnival Grounds, Manchester

2018 is the 133rd anniversary of the annual Manchester Carnival. The carnival is open from 6-11 pm each night.

Enjoy fresh platters served every night in the air-conditioned activities’ building, as well as crab cakes, bar-b-que, soups, chicken filets, fish filets, and pies. The kitchen is open from 5 – 9 pm each night, with platters served from  5 – 8:30. Other foods served at the various food stands include the infamous pit beef, french fries, pizza, hot dogs, hamburgers, funnel cakes and ice cream.

And don’t forget the nightly live entertainment on the stage! Bring your lawn chair, or stand nearby to hear the featured music each night.

The nightly itinerary includes:

-Monday, July 2

Entertainment :  Long Ryde (Bluegrass)

Kitchen Specials: Meatloaf dinner, Pulled pork platter

Other:  Ride all night for $20

 

-Tuesday, July 3

Entertainment:   Josh & the Good Ole Boys (Rock-a-Billy)

Kitchen Special:  Ham dinner

Other:  Ride all night for $20

            Parade at 6:00 pm

 

-Wednesday, July 4

Entertainment:   The Cruisers (50’s, 60’s, 70’s)

Kitchen Special:  Turkey dinner

Other:  Ride all night for $15

 

-Thursday, July 5

Entertainment:   Bootleg (Classic & Southern Rock)  

Kitchen Specials:  Open-faced roast beef, Turkey dinner

Other:  Ride all night for $20

            Fireworks at 10 pm

       

-Friday, July 6

Entertainment:   Rich & the Roadruners with Elvis (Joe Forrester)

Kitchen Special: Seafood platter

Other:  Ride all night for $20

 

-Saturday, July 7

Entertainment:   Rivers Bend Band (Country)

Kitchen Special: Chef’s Choice

Other:  Ride all night for $20

            Fireworks rain date

            Big Money Drawing ($6,000, $1,000, $750, $500)

 

rides are fun for kids at carroll county md carnivals

 

Winfield Fire Company Carnival (Station 14)

When:  July 9 – 14

Where: 1320 W. Old Liberty Road, Sykesville

Buffer dinners are served in the air-conditioned hall from 4 – 7 pm. The menu will change nightly, plenty of variety for everyone!

Other activities are open from 6 pm until midnight each night.

The nightly itinerary includes:

-Monday, July 9

Entertainment:  The Van-Dells (50’s & 60’s)

Other: Ride all night for one price

-Tuesday, July 10

Entertainment:  Great Train Robbery (Classic Rock)

Other:  Ride all night for one price

 

-Wednesday, July 11

Entertainment: Richie Fields (Country)

Other: Ride all night for one price

 

-Thursday, July 12

Entertainment:  The Dave DeMarco Band (Classic & Modern Rock)

-Friday, July 13

Entertainment:  Dean Crawford & the Dunn’s River Band

Other:  Giant fireworks display at 10:15 pm

 

-Saturday, July 14

Entertainment:  The Rivers Bend Band (Country)

Other:  Grand prize drawings of all raffles

 

bands provide nightly entertainment at carroll county md carnivals

 

Reese Fire Company Carnival (Station 9)

When:  July 16 – 21, 2018

Where: 1745 Baltimore Blvd, Westminster

 

Did you know? This event has been voted as “Carroll County’s Best Carnival!”

The grounds will be open nightly from 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm. Exception: Opens at 4 pm on Saturday.

Entertainment begins at 7:30 pm each night

 

The nightly itinerary includes:

-Monday, July 16

Entertainment: Train Wreck (Rock)

Other:  Kid’s Night (Ride all night for $8)

 

-Tuesday, July 17

Entertainment:  Great Train Robbery (Rock)

Other:  Ride all night for $10

 

-Wednesday, July 18

Entertainment:  Big Jack (AC / DC tribute band)

Other:  Ride all night for $20

 

-Thursday, July 19

Entertainment:  Cold Gin (KISS tribute band)

Other:  Ride all night for $20

-Friday, July 20

Entertainment: Dean Crawford & Dunns River Band (Country)

Other:  Ride all night for $23

 

-Saturday, July 21

Entertainment:  Salem Bottom Boys (Bluegrass)

Other: Ride all night for $23

 Big money raffle ($5,000, $1,000 and $500)

 

 

 

carnivals in carroll county md offer lots for kids to do

Mt. Airy Fire Company Carnival (Station 1)

When:    July 23 – 28, 2018

Where:  1008 Twin Arch Road, Mt. Airy

 

Open nightly from 5:00 – 10:00 pm.

 

The nightly itinerary includes:

-Monday, July 23

Entertainment:  Twenty Dollar Prophet (Cover Band)

Other:  Ride all night for one price 

Sponsor:  Mt. Airy Tavern (gold sponsor)

 

-Tuesday, July 24

Entertainment:  Chasing Friday (hits from the 60’s to the 2000’s)

Other:  Ride all night for one price

Sponsor:  Win Kelly GM Superstore (gold sponsor)

 

-Wednesday, July 25

Entertainment:  Sticktime (Classic Rock)

Other:  Ride all night for one price

Sponsors: J&P Pizza and Mt. Airy Tavern (platinum sponsors)

 

Thursday, July 26

Entertainment:  Debbie Williams (Country)

Other:  Annual parade begins at 6:30 pm

Sponsor:  Arena Indoor Sports Complex (gold sponsor)

 

-Friday, July 27

Entertainment:  The Rock and Roll Relics

Sponsors:  Wally’s Iron Works and Mt. Airy Coating (platinum sponsors)

 

-Saturday, July 28

Entertainment:   Brittany Fields (Country)

Other:  Giant fireworks display

            Cash Raffle ($5,000, $4,000, $1,000)

Sponsor:  Wellness Point (gold sponsor)

 

the merry-go-round is a popular ride at carroll county md carnivals

 

Hampstead Fire Company Carnival (Station 2)

When:   August 13 – 18, 2018

Where: 1341 N. Main Street, Hampstead

 

Delicious platters will be served nightly inside the air-conditioned hall. The kitchen will be open Monday – Friday beginning at 6:00 pm, and Saturday beginning at 5:00 pm. Enjoy roast beef, chicken, shrimp and more!

Avoid parking hassles! Park at North Carroll High School, and ride the shuttle for free. Shuttle buses will run Monday – Friday from 6:00 – 11:00 pm, and Saturday from 3:45 – 11:30 pm.

Every night is ride night! 

*Please Note:  There will be no parade this year due to the Main Street Revitalization project*

 

The nightly itinerary includes:

-Monday, August 13

Entertainment:  Josh & Good Old Stuff with Josh Christina

-Tuesday, August 14

Entertainment:  Iron Ridge

Other:  Miss Fire Prevention Contest (starts at 8:00 pm)

 

-Wednesday, August 15

Entertainment:  Richie Fields

Other:  Parade, starting at 7:00 pm

 

-Thursday, August 16

Entertainment:  Aspen Run

 

-Friday, August 17

Entertainment:  Bootleg

 

-Saturday, August 18

Entertainment:  Dean Crawford & the Dunn’s River Band

Other:  Big Money Drawing at 11:15 pm

 

 

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