Carnival for the Kids

Please note: The Carnival for the Kids was scheduled to begin Tuesday, March 13, but postponed until Wednesday, March 14, due to wintry weather.


2018 Carnival for the Kids
Wednesday, March 14 - Sunday, March 18
Home Depot, 11915 Retail Dr.

The Wake Forest Police Department’s 2018 “Carnival for the Kids” begins Wednesday, March 14, and runs through Sunday, March 18. The carnival will take place in the parking lot of the Wake Forest Home Depot, 11915 Retail Dr.

The Carnival for the Kids promises fun and entertainment for the entire family, including rides, games, and lots of food.

Admission to the event is free and open to the public Wednesday through Friday, March 14-16, from 5-10 p.m.; Saturday, March 17, from 1-10 p.m.; and Sunday, March 18, from 1-8 p.m.

Unlimited Ride Wristbands
Unlimited ride wristbands will be available for purchase at the carnival for $20 each on Wednesday, March 14, from 5-10 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, March 17-18, from 1-5 p.m. Coupons worth $2 off the wristbands are available in the lobby of Town Hall, 301 S. Brooks St.; Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, 405 S. Brooks St.; and the Police Department, 225 S. Taylor St. The coupons may only be used to purchase the wristbands on March 14 from 5-10 p.m. and March 17-18, from 1-5 p.m.

Supporting Youth Programs
A portion of the proceeds from the Carnival for the Kids will support the Wake Forest Police Department's youth programs, including the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program, which teaches youth the importance of making healthy decisions and remaining drug-free, and Police Explorer Post 401.

For more information, contact Officer Scott Graham at 919-761-3132.

Wake Forest Outdoors
The Carnival for the Kids is a “Wake Forest Outdoors” event. To view a complete listing of springtime events offered in Wake Forest, visit our website.