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!

PLEASE NOTE:

  • 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

 

Winners of the Parade Participants!

Winners of the 2018 Havre de Grace
Independence Day Parade

2018 Havre de Grace Independence Celebration

Marching Bands
1. #88 Westminster Municipal Band
2. #40 Baltimore’s Marching Ravens
3. #96 Woodland String Band

Dance and Drum Groups
1. #81 East Coast Westsiders

colorful clown in Havre de Grace 2018 Parade

Color Guard
1. #88 Westminster Municipal Band
2. #24 Scottish American Military Society Post 1814

Motorcycle Group
1. #58 Boumi Shriners
2. #3 American Legion Riders

Junior Group No Float
1. #25 Hoppin Hawks Jump Rope Club
2. #20 Meadowvale Elementary School Patriots

everyone loves the antique cars in the 2018 Havre de Grace July 4 parade

Junior Group Float
1. #39 Havre de Grace Little League
2. #31 Cub Scout Pack 555 of Port Deposit

Non-Profit Group No Float
1. #61 Susquehanna Lodge #130
2. #34 Athletes Serving Athletes
3. #41 Ravens Nest. #26

Non-Profit Group Float
1. #35 Havre de Grace Green Team
2. #66 Harford County Public Library
3. #19 Havre de Grace United Methodist Church

Antique Vehicle
1. #57 1903 Oldsmobile
2. #55 Model T Ford
3. #17 Piper Family Antique Fire Engine

Uncle Sam closes the 2018 Havre de Grace Parade

Commercial
1. #86 Legends of the Fog
2. #68 The Residences at Bulle Rock
3. #79 Edible Arrangements

Fire Department Awards
Best Appearing Company – Aberdeen Fire Company

Best Engine Company
1. Susquehanna Hose Company
2. Level Volunteer Fire Company
3. Aberdeen Proving Ground

Best Aerial – Susquehanna Hose Company

Best Ambulance
1. Havre de Grace Ambulance Corps
2. Level Volunteer Fire Company

Best Antique Fire Apparatus
1. Aberdeen Fire Company
2. Piper Family

Fun at the 2018 Havre de Grace July 4 parade

Best Representation of Theme
#35 Havre de Grace Green Team

Judges Choice Awards
1. #11 John F. Nicoll Pipes and Drum
2. #57 1903 Oldsmobile
3. #34 Athletes Serving Athletes

Congratulations to everyone. It was a successful parade in spite of the very hot day! We thank all participants who made this day special for the thousands who attended!