50TH ANNUAL CARNATION FESTIVAL | WHEAT RIDGE, COLORADO | Family Fun SINCE 1969

Keys:

Blue = General Information
Red
= Music
Yellow = Parade
Purple = Art Show
Black = Car Show
Green = Food/Vendors
Blue = Circus

Friday, August 10

3-9 p.m.  Zoppè Circus Box Office Open
(No online sales)

3:30 p.m.
FREE SHUTTLES begin
to and from nearby parking lots.
LOCATIONS

3:45-5:30 p.m.  Live Music – Wild Mountain  - Main Stage

4-6:15 p.m.  Zoppè Circus Performance (OPENING SHOW!)

4-10 p.m.  Wheat Ridge Art League Fine Art Show
Anderson Building Gymnasium & Outdoor Demonstrations next to circus tent

4-11 p.m.  Beer Garden, Food Court & Vendors, Carnival Open – rides, games and food

4:30-8 p.m. NEW for 2018!
Pie Baking Contest

4:30-8 p.m.  Famous Spaghetti Dinner
Food Court Main Tent

4:30-8 p.m.  Student Garden Bench Art Auction
next to circus tent

5:45-7 p.m.  Live Music –
Michael Morrow & The Culprits
Main Stage

7-8:15 p.m.  Live Music – The Trampolines
Main Stage

7-8:45 p.m.
Zoppè Circus Performance

8:45-10:55 p.m.  Live Music – Buckstein  - Main Stage

9:15 p.m. FIREWORKS!

11:30 p.m.  LAST SHUTTLE to parking lot

Saturday, August 11

7-9 a.m.  Grange Pancake Breakfast - 3850 High Court (Behind Wheat Ridge Cyclery)

9:30-11:30 a.m.  49th Annual Carnation Festival Parade - 38th Ave between Ames and Upham Streets

11:30 a.m.
FREE SHUTTLES begin
to and from nearby parking lots.
LOCATIONS

Noon-3 p.m.  8th Annual Chili Cookoff ($5 tasting donation benefits the Wheat Ridge Community Foundation) Food Court Main Tent

Noon-9:00 p.m.  Zoppè Circus Box Office Open (No online sales)

Noon-11 p.m.  Beer Garden, Food Court & Vendors, Carnival Open – rides, games and food

Noon-10 p.m.  Wheat Ridge Art League Fine Art Show
Anderson Building Gymnasium & Outdoor Demonstrations next to circus tent

12:30-1:45 p.m.  Live Music – Thin Air (Widespread Panic tribute)
Main Stage

1-2:45 p.m.
Zoppè Circus Performance

2:15-3:15 p.m.  Live Music – Silver and Smoke
Main Stage

3:30-3:45 p.m.  Announcements
Main Stage

3:45-4:45 p.m.  Live Music – Your Own Medicine
Main Stage

4-5:45 p.m.
Zoppè Circus Performance

4:30-8 p.m.  Famous Spaghetti Dinner
Food Court Main Tent

4:30-8 p.m.  Student Garden Bench Art Auction
next to circus tent

5:15-6:30 p.m.  Live Music –
KISSm (Kiss tribute)
Main Stage

6:30-7 p.m.  Parade Awards – Main Stage

7-8:45 p.m.
Zoppè Circus Performance

7-8:15 p.m.  Live Music – Tyler Walker Band
Main Stage

8:45-10:45 p.m.  Live Music – The John King Band
Main Stage

9:15 p.m.  FIREWORKS!

11:30 p.m.  LAST SHUTTLE to parking lot

Sunday, August 12

9 a.m.-3 p.m.  Big Wheels on the Farm Car Show

9 a.m.-4 p.m.  Food and Beverages Available

11 a.m.-1 p.m. Live Music –
Delta Sonics - Main Stage

Noon-4 p.m.  Wheat Ridge Art League Fine Art Show - Anderson Building Gymnasium &
Outdoor Demonstrations next to circus tent

1-2:45 p.m.  Zoppè Circus Performance

4-5:45 p.m.  Zoppè Circus Performance (LAST SHOW!)

PETS MUST BE ON A LEASH ON THE FESTIVAL GROUNDS.
NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES PERMITTED OUTSIDE OF FESTIVAL GROUNDS.