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
Wonderful Weather Added To The Fun!
Thank you all for being a part of this weekend’s
“Carnival on the Chesapeake”
We could not have had such a successful event without the cooperation and support of all of you! We are pleased to report the following:
produced a top-rate carnival for us. They were organized, clean, considerate of city staff and customers. Many families reported having a wonderful time, with multiple compliments to the Carnival workers. Food and games were excellent and very reasonably priced. 100% of visitors to the Carnival left happy!
The final numbers are as follows (approximate based on volunteer data collection):
Unlimited ride Wristbands sold: 600
Ticket sheets sold: 291
Individual tickets sold: 2183
Volunteers worked: 38
Funnel cakes consumed: Too many to count.
Happy, smiling faces: Too many to count
Negative incidents or problems: 0
Profit to the Havre de Grace Independence Day Commission: $8000
Thanks to everyone who played such an integral part to the success of this weekend’s event.
the fence for the carnival at no cost to the Commission.
We look forward to planning future events with you all. We are currently in negotiations with Houghton Enterprises to assess their availability to come back to us next summer.
Thanks for everything!
from the Havre de Grace Independence Day Commission Board
Steve Gamatoria Jr.