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2016 Event Schedule

Greater Alliance Carnation Festival

August 5 - August 21, 2016

 

Monday, August 1 - Wednesday, August 17

Display Contest, Various Locations, Business Hours

Online voting begins August 1st and ends August 17.

Friday, August 5

Carnation Scramble, Tannenhauf Golf Club, 9 a.m.

Sunday, August 7
Princess Tea Party, Alliance Country Club, 3 – 5 p.m., Admission Fee Required

Used Book Sale, Rodman Public Library, Members Only 2-5 p.m.

Monday, August 8
Movie on the Silver Screen, Silver Park, 7 p.m. (Rain date is scheduled for Tuesday, August 9.  If it is still raining on Tuesday, August 9 at 12pm, we will move to Alliance High School. Free Admission.

Used Book Sale, Rodman Public Library, 9a-8p

Tuesday, August 9th

Used Book Sale, Rodman Public Library, 9a-8p

Wednesday, August 10th

Used Book Sale, Rodman Public Library, 9a-5p, (5p-8p members only buck a bag sale)

Thursday, August 11 – Sunday, August 21
Carnation Babies, Barnett's Insurance Agency (will go here to receive gifts)

Friday, August 12 – Sunday, August 21

Photo Contest Winners, On Display at the Carnation Mall.

Thursday, August 11
Business Expo, Carnation Mall, 4 – 9 p.m.
Rib Fest, Carnation Mall, 4 – 11 p.m.
Musical Entertainment, Carnation Mall, Hern Brothers, 8 – 11 p.m.

Used Book Sale, Rodman Public Library, 9a-5p (buck a bag sale all day)

Friday, August 12
Business Expo, Carnation Mall, Noon – 9 p.m.
Rib Fest, Carnation Mall, Noon – 11 p.m.
Chalking, Carnation Mall, begins at 5 p.m.
Flower Show (Registration and Specimen Drop Off), Carnation Mall, 7:30 – 9 p.m.
Musical Entertainment, Carnation Mall, La Flavour, 8 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Saturday, August 13
Community Breakfast, 8 a.m., UMU Campus Center.

Flower Show, Carnation Mall, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Individuals can register and drop off specimens from 8:30-11 a.m.. Judging, which is closed to the public, will be held 11-12:30. Flower show open to public 1-5p.m.
Auto Show, Glamorgan Castle, noon – 4 p.m.

Pedal Tractor Pull, Lowe's parking lot, 2-4 p.m. Event scheduled by age group (youngest to oldest). Adults included.
Chalking, Carnation Mall, begins at 3p.m.
Business Expo, Carnation Mall, Noon – 9 p.m.
Rib Fest, Carnation Mall, noon-11p.m.

Musical Entertainment, Carnation Mall, New Wave Nation, 8p.m.-11p.m.
 

Sunday, August 14
Fishing Derby, Kidwell Lake at Silver Park, 8:30 a.m. – 10:30a.m.
Fire Truck Pump-In and Muster, Glamorgan Castle, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Pump-In Parade, 1 p.m., Union Avenue

Nature Hikes, Huston Brumbaugh Nature Center, 1-5 p.m., self-guided tours

Book Chat and Hike, Beech Creek Visitor Center, 2-4 p.m.
Queen Pageant, Alliance High School, 7 p.m., Admission Fee Required

Vintage Baseball Carnation Cup, Glamorgan Castle, 1:30-4:30p.m.

Monday, August 15
Ice Cream Socials: Community Care Center, 1 p.m. and Bel Air, 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, August 16
Ice Cream Socials; Roselawn Gardens, 2 p.m., McCrea Manor, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, August 17
Days in the Park, Silver Park, 4 – 9 p.m.

Musical entertainment, Silver Park, Alliance Symphony Orchestra, 6-9 p.m.
Ice Cream socials; Danbury Senior Living, 2 p.m.

Thursday, August 18
Butterfly House and Gardens, Botanical Garden, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Ice Cream Socials; Canterbury Villa, 2 p.m., Altercare of Alliance, 6 p.m.
Days in the Park, Silver Park, 4 – 9 p.m.

Musical entertainment, Silver Park, Alliance Symphony Orchestra Big Band, 6-9 p.m.
Flite Test, Silver Park, 4-6 p.m. (Rain Date: Friday, August 14)
Hot Air Balloons Lift-Off, Silver Park, 6 p.m. (Rain date: Friday, August 19)
 

Friday, August 19
Butterfly House and Gardens, Botanical Garden, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Ice Cream Socials; Brookdale Senior Living, 2 p.m.
Days in the Park, Silver Park, 4 – 9 p.m.
Pet Show, Jaycees Shelter, Silver Park, 6 p.m. (rain date: Saturday, August 20)
Musical Entertainment, Silver Park, Ohio Weather Band, 6p.m. – 9 p.m.

Saturday, August 20
Visiting Queens’ Breakfast, Alliance Country Club, 8:30 – 10:30 a.m., Admission Fee Required
Butterfly House and Gardens, Botanical Garden, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Grand Parade, State Street to Union to Broadway, 11 a.m.
Days in the Park, Silver Park, 1 – 10 p.m.
Community Gospel Songfest, Silver Park, 3 – 5 p.m.
Musical Entertainment, Silver Park, John Hampu Band, 6 – 9 p.m.
Fireworks, Silver Park, 9:30 p.m. (rain date: Sunday, August 21)
 

Sunday, August 21

Style Show, Alliance Country Club, doors open at 12:30 p.m., style show begins at 2 p.m.

Carnation City Historical Tours
Haines House Tours
186 W. Market
Saturday, August 13, 9a-12p.m.
Sunday, August 14 – Friday, August 19, 1-4 p.m.
Admission Fee Required

The Alliance Woman's Club Tours
229 S. Union Ave.
August 14, noon to 3 p.m.

Mabel Hartzell Home Tours
840 N. Park Ave.
Sunday, August 14 – Friday, August 19, 1-4 p.m.
Admission Fee Required

Conrad Lodge #271 F&A Masonic Tours
144 S. Linden Ave.
Saturday, August 13 – Sunday, August 14, noon-3 p.m.
Free Admission

Castle Tours
Glamorgan Castle
Saturday, August 13 – Sunday, August 14, noon-3 p.m.
Admission Fee Required

Alliance Historical Black History Museum
222 S. Arch St.
Tuesday, August 16 – Friday, August 19, 1-7 p.m.
Admission Fee Required

Alliance Cemetery Tours (Meet at the Chapel)
541 W. Vine St.
Sunday, August 14, 2-4 p.m.

Sunday, August 21, 2-4p.m.
Free Admission

 

US Coach Bus Schedule
Rib Fest (August 11 – 13), 5 – 11 p.m.
Days in the Park (August 17– 20, 5 – 10 p.m. (August 20: Fireworks, 11 p.m.)

The bus route begins at the parking lot on East Main Street (with the red caboose located directly across from the Alliance Chamber of Commerce). The second stop is at the Alliance High School front parking lot, ending at the final destination (Rib Fest or Days in the Park). The bus route will be completed every 30 minutes (on the hour and half hour).

Transportation Loop Bus
There will be loop bus available in and out of the park for senior citizens and anyone needing assistance (handicapped, disabled, etc.), with drop off and pick up at Alliance Middle School and the main Silver Park entrance.

UPDATED: 02/2016