Farmington Carnival to have great music all weekend

The Farmington Carnival runs Aug 4-6, and will have great music all weekend! Here is what is on tap… Thursday night features Johnny Bauer and The Great Escape, great music in Americana, blues, country and rock.

Friday night, following the parade at about 9:15 pm, Shackwater is back until midnight! Saturday night features Rustbucket , another Rochester favorite, from 8 until midnight. Of course, the 68th annual carnival features all the favorites! Thursday Evening Family Night opens at 6 pm with a performance by the Feadan ‘Or Pipe Band. Friday kicks off with a great parade at 6:45 (food opens at 4 pm).

It will feature all the great fun that is known at Farmington’s parade, including 7 music units! Saturday kicks off with something new: a craft fair and sale! From 10 until 6, there will be a number of vendors on site to wow you with their wares. Then the chicken bar-b-q and kids’ costume parade kicks off at noon, followed by the ride matinee (1-5 pm), beginning a full 12 hours of great fun. There will also be a passport station, from 10-2. You can get your passport photos taken and prep all the paperwork to get new passports. Cash or checks accepted.

Throughout Saturday afternoon, enjoy clowns, K-9 demos, passport photo/application area (10-2), rappelling, monster trucks, Kidsafe ID’s – all for your fun and pleasure!

The whole weekend you can enjoy carnival food, rides, games, beverages and games of chance! As always, food, rides, games, beverages of all varieties – these are all part of Pumpkin Hook’s “Biggest Happnin’ in the Littlest Place!”

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