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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!

2016 Grand Parade Information & Forms Now Available

 Registration forms and rules are now available for the 2016 Grand Parade.

2016 Queen Pageant Documents Now Available

The 2016 Queens Pageant application and information is now available. Also attached below is the application for the Cindy M. Sacco (Shetler) Wellness Warrior Scholarship Award.

Kick Off Parade

This year, we will be combining the Kick-Off Parade and our Grand Parade! The competition portion of the Kick-Off Parade will remain the same as it has in years past. That has not changed. The competition will be a focal pioint of the larger Grand Parade.

2016 Event Schedule

Greater Alliance Carnation Festival

August 5 - August 21, 2016


Monday, August 1 - Wednesday, August 17

Display Contest, Various Locations, Business Hours

Online voting begins August 1st and ends August 17.

Board of Directors

2016 Greater Alliance Carnation Festival Executive Board
President: Gaylene Butch, (330) 206-6083
Treasurer: Staci Gurney, (330) 685-2325
Secretary: Brian Swank,
Vice President: Eric Brown, (330) 206-9714
Vice President: Becky Fernandez, (330) 206-8538
Vice President: Missy Miller, (330) 575-0796