Margaretville carnival in town July 3-8

By Brian Sweeney
The annual Field Days hosted by the Margaretville Fire Department will be held from July 3-8 at the village park.

The Margaretville Fire Department (MFD) is celebrating its 125 anniversary this year and this year’s festivities will include a commemorative parade along Main Street on Saturday, July 7 starting at 11 a.m. The parade will include many other fire departments helping the MFD mark its anniversary. There will also be many floats and various parade participants. A truck and apparatus display will take place from noon- 4 p.m.

The carnival offers a variety of fun for the whole family. The carnival will open at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday.
Highlights will include: giant fireworks displays on Wednesday, July 4 at 9:45 p.m. and Saturday, July 7 at 10:30 p.m.

Pay One Price ride specials will be offered on Wednesday and Saturday from 1-5 p.m., Thursday from 6-10 p.m. and Sunday from 1-6 p.m.

The MFD will hold chicken barbecues on Wednesday, beginning at noon until sold out. Another chicken barbecue will be held on Saturday with sittings at noon and 5 p.m.
Musical entertainment on Wednesday will feature two popular local bands - Country Express from 7-11 p.m. and Detour on Saturday from 8 p.m.-midnight.