Memorial Day Holiday Round Up: Family Fun Events in Carroll County This Weekend

Here are some fun things to do around town with the family this weekend.


Where/When:  Gamber Fire Hall Fair Grounds, 3838 Niner Road, Finksburg, MD, 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Why to go:  Rides, food, games and entertainment.

Pricing: FREE


Where/When:  , 50 E Main St, Westminster, MD, Friday, May 25, 2012.  10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Why to go:  Children of all ages can participate in arts & crafts, group games, individual games, and enjoy a snack, compliments of the City of Westminster Recreation and Parks.

Pricing: FREE

Other:  Children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult.

Where/When:  Corner of Longwell Avenue & Distillery Drive, Saturday, May 26, 2012. 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Why to go:  Check out this antique car show featuring vehicles from AACA Gettysburg Region Antique Car Club, Street Cars of Desire and Free State Corvette Club in the parking lot in front of Westminster City Hall. The car show is being held as part of Carroll County’s 145th Memorial Day Observance.

Pricing: FREE


Where/When:  Carroll County Farm Museum, 500 S. Center St., Westminster, Saturday, May, 26, 2012, 12:00 Noon – 5:00 p.m and Sunday, May 27, 2012, 12:00 Noon – 5:00 p.m.

Why to go:  Kids may enjoy jeep rides and rock climbing wall while re-enactors depicting the life and times of soldiers during the War of 1812, the Civil War, World War I, WWII, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, Operation Desert Storm, Kuwait and other conflicts.

There will be demonstrations, displays and encampments.

On Sunday, May 27, Winters Mill High School band and Joe and Audrey Cimino will be performing patriotic songs.

Pricing: FREE


Where/When:  Pennsylvania Avenue, Main Street & Church Street, Monday May, 28, 2012, 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 Noon.

Why to go:  In honor of Memorial Day and all local veterans, Carroll Post #31, The American Legion presents the 145th Annual Memorial Day Parade and ceremonies.  Please note the start time change from past years.

Immediately following the parade, a Memorial Day Service will be held in Westminster Cemetery where Grand Marshal Matthew W. Shipley, USN, will be the Guest Speaker.

Pricing: FREE

Regina Meade May 26, 2012 at 02:23 AM
thanks for all the good info
Regina Meade May 26, 2012 at 02:24 AM
always good to get local info


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