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Hertford Carnival 2017!

The date; Sunday 25 June 2017

The venue; The Castle

Roll up, Roll up

We are looking forward to seeing you!

This year we are again following the Carnival at the Castle format.

From 12 - 5pm, there will be stalls, entertainment and refreshments at the Castle.

The stalls we have lined up include crowd-pleasing favourites and ones new for 2017, and the entertainments are those which can bring a party feel to our community day in the sun!

2016 laughing people

Photo; Come down and have a laugh! Visitors (and the Mayor) at the 2016 event (courtesy of Steve Beeston photography).

Following the popularity of the event last year, we will be running the fancy dress competition again. 

A detailed plan, including a timetable of events and details of stalls, can now be found here.

There is no procession again this year; see here.

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Your town needs you!

There are many ways to take part, either in the lead-up or on the day itself, and as either an individual or business;

To find out more about stalls at the Castle, and how to apply for a pitch, click here.

entrants in the fancy dress 2016
Photo; entrants in the fancy dress 2016 (courtesy of Steve Beeston photography).

To discover how to perform as an act in the arena, click here

To read about the many other ways you can get involved as an individual or business (including as a marshal, sponsor or by getting stuck in to the planning), either now or on the day, click here

And of course please come and enjoy yourself on the day! 

There are so many ways to get involved, and Carnival day is only what the people of Hertford make it! 

carnival day 2016

Photo; stalls on Carnival day 2016, courtesy of Jane Sartin.

Here’s hoping for a great day in the sun in 2017!

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Where now?

Click here to relive last year's carnival; the stalls, the delightful fancy dress competition, the entertainment, and the support. Were you there? - see if you can spot yourself in the slideshows! Did you enjoy yourself? - come again this year!

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Click here to learn about the team who are running Carnival 2017, and their aims.

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See the Plan for the day  for everything to do with spectator fun and well-being;

- Children's Fancy dress; join in, parade, win prizes! - * details added
- Stalls; list of exhibitors
- Arena; * timetable and performer info added
- How to donate to our charities
- First aid, loos & car parks
- How to appear on the website
And more!

Volunteer as a marshal or help set/tidy up on the day - help is always required on the day

Participant info

Stall holders


Also see

The local charities to benefit 

Our quiz night was a roaring success

Sponsors and supporters helping us fund the day/our charities


The organisers working hard for you

Press coverage

Get in touch

External links

Carnival Archive

Slideshows and full coverage of 2016, including;



Charities to benefit

Sponsors and Supporters

Pre 2016

We have so many great photos from the past five years!


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