Fireman’s Carnival starts June 16


 

The third year of the reincarnation of the Granville Fireman’s Carnival starts June 16 at 6 p.m. and continues through Saturday, June 18.

The summer fireman’s carnival was brought back by the Hook & Ladder Company in 2009 after the joint carnival with all of the fire companies in the village halted in 2007.

This year the midway will be rumbling with kids screaming on the rides as the summer scents of cotton candy, fried dough and hamburgers fill the air for three short days. Festivities will continue until about 11p.m. each night.

The fireman’s carnival starts June 16 with Sunday, June 19, as a rain date for the parade and fireworks.

“We’re hoping everyone will come out and join us and have a good time,” treasurer and carnival co-chair Dan Roberts said.

The fire fighters are still seeking musical acts for Thursday and Friday night. Interested bands should call the firehouse at 642-2401 or 642-2320.

Each acts are asked to play for about three hours during the time the midway is open.

Capping off the musical performances Saturday will be another local act ‘Kissmummy’ with opening act ‘Bad Dog Spot.’ 

The parade lines up at 4 p.m. Saturday and steps off promptly at 5 p.m., returning to the carnival grounds for the continuation of the carnival. Firefighters seek floats and entrants for the parade. Kids interested in joining in the parade can decorate their bikes to ride along. Local organizations will be approached and asked if they would like to enter a float in the parade as well, Roberts said.

The parade will leave the carnival lot on Park Street and proceed up to Church Street to Main Street and back on Potter Avenue and back to the carnival lot off East Potter Avenue for the kickoff of the final night of summer fun.

Fireworks will light up the Granville night sky Saturday starting about 10:45 p.m.

The midway, provided again by Family Fun Amusements, will open each night of the carnival at 6 p.m. and run until 11 p.m.

For those who can’t get enough of the rides, each night of the carnival will be wristband night. As many as 10 vendors are also expected on the carnival grounds.

 

Comments

comments


Tags: , , , , , ,

Three drunk drivers nabbed in one day

police lights

By Matthew Saari Granville police had their hands full during the closing days of July, arresting three local men and […]

Municipal center vote site will require wearing masks

vote-button-hi-res-web

By Jay Mullen The Village Municipal Center will be the sole location for the upcoming Granville village election on Tuesday, […]

Obituary: Richard C. King

Richard C King obit photo

Granville, NY – Richard Charles King, age 76, passed away on July 20, 2020 at Slate Valley Center for Rehabilitation […]

Obituary: Sandra M. Holcomb

Sandra Holcomb obit photo

Sandra M. Holcomb Granville, NY – On August 2,2020, the Lord reunited Sandra Holcomb with her husband Stanley who predeceased […]

Obituary: Peter A. Larro Jr.

Granville, NY – Peter A. Larro Jr., went to his heavenly home on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at Glens Falls […]

Obituary: Stephen J. Vladyka

Stephen J. Vladyka Obit Photo

Whitehall-Stephen Joseph Vladyka, 79, passed peacefully on August 1, 2020, at his home in Whitehall, NY. Mr. Vladyka was preceded […]

Obituary: Laurence E. Andrews

Larry Andrews[5819] OBIT PHOTO

Granville, NY – Laurence E. Andrews passed away on the family farm at the age of 99, holding hands with […]

Ask Matt – Will there really be new episodes to watch this fall?

Question: With the coronavirus epidemic and social distancing, will there be any new TV episodes this fall? –C Brown Matt […]

Morgan Kohan looks for ‘Love on Harbor Island’

weekAug2_MorganKohan

By Barb Oates Lake homes, romance and rescue dogs. We’re all in on Hallmark Channel’s latest original Love on Harbor […]

Rick’s Picks – ABC’s fall lineup

weekAug2_DYK_Harbor

By Rick Gables ABC’s primetime fall lineup will include David E. Kelly’s new drama Big Sky, Kari Lizar’s new comedy […]

ReMIND, ReWIND – Kirk Douglas, the modern movie antihero

weekAug2_ReMIND_Detectives

Intense and hard-charging, Kirk Douglas didn’t just make great movies; he made movies worth watching. By Stephen Whitty, ReMIND Magazine […]

Novel a ‘love letter’ to Granville, Whitehall

It Gives You Strength paperback cover

By Jay Mullen As he walked around town at the time of Granville’s 40th High School Reunion two summers ago, […]