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The Carnival Hits Havre de Grace

The annual Havre de Grace carnival opens tonight in Tydings Park.

Despite what some may see as inconveniences and worse -- trash, noise, traffic and possibly attracting crime  -- the Havre de Grace carnival is part of the city's Independence Day tradition. And it foots most of the bill for the fireworks and parade that will draw crowds on July 3.

The carnival is in town at Tydings Park through July 3.

The carnival will be open from 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., Tuesday through Friday, and 4 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday.

Unlimited ride passes are available for $22, Tuesday through Saturday, and for $25 on Sunday. Carnival-goers can pick up $2 discount coupons for Tuesday through Thursday at various local merchants, as well as at the and the .

The carnival ends Sunday with the popular fireworks show, scheduled to start at about 9:15 p.m.

Jackie Miller June 28, 2011 at 10:56 PM
Parade and carnival have been a long standing tradition. It is an event that many look forward to. Truth be told, it may be the highlight of the summer for many children who may not get out otherwise. KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK!!
Carolyn Narvell June 29, 2011 at 03:14 AM
The Independence Celebration Committee greatly appreciates your kind comments Ms. Miller

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