93rd Annual Sharptown Firemen’s Carnival
SHARPTOWN, Md. — This morning our very own, Erica Murphy, sat down with the president of the Sharptown Fire Department to talk about the upcoming, annual Sharptown Firemen’s Carnival. John Cooper told us at 47 ABC that the carnival is from August 1st to August 24th, Monday to Friday, and only closed on Sundays; a great way to end the summer.
John told us that this will be 93rd year that the town has done this carnival for the community. Their will be rides and games for all ages and free local music every Wednesday night for all people to enjoy. John also says there will be plenty of food for everyone to enjoy — putting an emphasis on the many funnel cakes everyone can enjoy and ice cream. Also, what’s an eastern shore carnival without seafood, from oyster sandwiches, soft shell crabs, and the list goes on.
It is free to come to the fair but wristbands for Monday to Tuesday is $10 and on Wednesday to Saturday, they are $12. The wristband allows you to get on rides all night. John says on weekends, crowds are expected to reach 3,000 to 4,000 people. That’s a huge number! Which is great because the carnival is also for a good cause. Not only is it for the local community, but it is also a fundraiser for the fire department. John says all the money raised during the carnival will go to the firehouse, which includes maintenance, training for new employees, and up-to-date equipment, which is much needed in fire departments.
So make your way to the 93rd Annual Sharptown Firemen’s Carnival. Food, fun, music and games for all ages. For more information on the carnival you can head to their website at www.sharptown.net or you can visit their Facebook page : Sharptown Firemen’s Carnival which has information to any questions you may have.