Carnival on the Chesapeake – OCT 2018

It’s HERE – Sept 12-15, 2018
OCT 25-28, 2018

New date for Carnival on the Chesapeake set for October 25-28, 2018 in Havre de Grace

We hope you will join us for this year’s Havre de Grace Carnival on the Chesapeake! 

Thursday: 6 – 10pm
Friday: 5 – 10pm
Saturday:  3 – 10pm
Sunday: 1 – 6pm

Location: Tydings Park (Swale Area)

Exciting rides, entertaining games, delicious food, and family-friendly fun for all! This year’s carnival brought to you by Houghton Enterprises.

$2 off coupons available at the Havre de Grace Visitor Center, Joseph’s Department Store, and Vintage Cafe in Havre de Grace.

Order all-you-can-ride wristbands for a discounted price at Houghton Carnival Website (must be purchased by October 24 at midnight).

All proceeds from this carnival benefit the Havre de Grace Independence Day Commission. Hope to see you there!


  • The area will be fenced in with two marked entrances. It will be set-up in the swale at Tydings Park (end of Union Avenue) and will flow into part of the parking area in the Yacht Basin.

  • Coupons for wristbands purchased by Oct 24 will cost $20 each. They can be used any single day of the carnival.  
    If you purchase AT the carnival, they will cost $25.

    The fun at the Havre de Grace Carnival on the Chesapeake


2018 Offers a Great Celebration

The Parade and Fireworks Scheduled for
Sunday, July 1, 2018

Along with the Downtown Block Party, Amish Outlaws Concert, Concord Point “Battle of the Bands” and the Fireworks, the day is sure to be absolutely fantastic! See the 2018 Schedule for details.

In addition, this year’s CARNIVAL is scheduled
for Sept. 12 – 15, 2018

WHAT:  A carnival to raise funds for the Havre de Grace Independence Day festivities.
WHEN: Sept 12-15, 2018
WHO:  Carnival Operator: Houghton Enterprises
WHERE:  Tydings Park swale area and half of City Marina parking lot

DETAILS:  more to follow in coming months

  • Rides for kids of all ages
  • Food vendors to include pizza, chicken skewers, ice cream, funnel cakes, corn dogs, etc.
  • All-you-can-ride wristbands. Pre-sale:  $20 / At the gate: $25