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2016 Carnation Festival
August 5 - 21, 2016

Honoring Alliance as the Carnation City, the Greater Alliance Carnation Festival is a festival full of parades, food and fun throughout the community. Throughout the festival week(s), there are more than 30 fun-filled events. There is truly an event for everyone!

Grand Parade Lineup

Lineup for the 2016 Grand Parade

 Scarlet Beret Colorguard American Legion Post 166

Korean Conflict Veterans of America

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #1036

Grand Parade Marshall -- Pastors Bobby & Joyce Williams

Cermonial Parade Starter -- Display Contest Winner

Mayor Alan Andreani

Carnation Babies Continues Despite Closing of Alliance OB Unit

Even though the Alliance OB unit is closed, having a Carnation Baby is still a possibility!  Click the attachment below for the full story.

2016 Pet Show Registration

The Carnation Festival Pet Show will take place on Friday, August 19th, at 6 p.m. in the Jaycee Pavilion at Silver Park.  Rain date is Saturday, August 20th, at 6 p.m.  The registration form and waiver are attached below.

Community Breakfast Speaker Announced

We are VERY EXCITED to announce the keynote speaker for the 2016 Community Breakfast on 

Days in the Park Musical Entertainment

The following is the 2016 schedule for musical entertainment at Days in the Park:

Wednesday -- Alliance Symphony Orchestra

Thursday -- Alliance Symphony Orchestra Big Band

Friday -- Ohio Weather Band

Saturday -- John Hampu Band

Carnation Sales

Please see the attached order form for 2016 Carnation Sales!

Carnation Festival Trail Run

This year, the Carnation Festival 5k Run will change to a 3.75 mile trail run/1 mile walk event.  Join us on Saturday, August 13th, at the Iron Horse Trail, First Christian Church.  Registration begins at 5:30 p.m., race/walk begins at 6:30 p.m.

Movie On the Silver Screen

The Movie on the Silver Screen event will take place on Monday, August 8th, at Silver Park. Music, face painting, and games will be available beginning at 7 p.m., and the movie will begin at dusk.  This year's feature film is Aladdin. Bring your magic carpet and enjoy theatre-style concessions including popcorn, soda, and hot dog samples from Sugardale.