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2014 Carnation Festival
August 7 - 17, 2014

Honoring Alliance as the Carnation City, the Greater Alliance Carnation Festival is a week full of parades, food and fun throughout the community. Throughout the festival week, there are more than 30 fun-filled events. There is truly an event for everyone!

Princess Tea Party

This year's Princess Tea Party on Sunday, August 3 at the Alliance Country Club from 3 – 5 p.m. is now sold out.

Carnation Order Form

Celebrate and support the 55th Annual Greater Carnation Festival with an order of scarlet carnations. A dozen scarlet carnations will be available for delivery starting August 7 and continue through August 17. Cost is $10.

** Delivery is restricted to the Alliance area.

Kick Off Parade Registration

This year's Kick Off Parade will be held on Sunday, August 10, 2014 at 1 p.m. See attachements for parade registration form, rules/guidelines and waiver. For more information, contact Kick-Off Parade Chairman, Becky Bondoni at or (330) 206-8538.

2014 Flower Show

Gardeners are invited to exhibit their finest home grown cut flowers and cut leafy material at the 2014 Flower Show. The event takes place on Saturday, August 9, at the Carnation City Mall. Area gardeners are encouraged to bring entries for the classes listed on the attached schedule, remembering that a specimen is a single, cut flower grown by the person who enters the flower.

Junior Sports Event

 The registration form for the 2014 Junior Sports Events are now available. This year's Junior's Sports Event will be held on Monday, August 11, at 6:30 p.m. at Len Dawson Field. A rain date is planned for Tuesday, August 12.

Carnation 5K Run

This year's Carnation 5K Run will be held at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 2 at the Alliance High School. Registration is $12 (prior to July 29) or $15 after July 29/Race Day. Registration includes race day T-shirt, complimentary water and snacks plus fun post race activities. To sign up for the run, please complete the attached registration form.

Photo Contest Brochure

The Greater Alliance Carnation Festival Photography Contest is open to amateur photographers only. For this contest, an amateur is one who engages in photography for pleasure rather than financial benefit. (Photography contest winnings excluded.)

2014 Pet Show Registration Form

Do your kids have favorite family pet? Enter them into the Pet Show with the attached form.

When: Friday, August 15th. 2014 at 6:00pm
Where: Jaycee Pavilion (Hilltop pavilion across from the ball field)
Rain Date: Saturday, August 16th, 2014 at 6:00pm