Ross-on-Wye Carnival

The Carnival has been held on the first Saturday in August every year since 1977, making it the town’s oldest community tradition.

Date: 07 August 21 — 07 August 21 | Report this event.

Entrance Price free Per person

The Ross-on-Wye Carnivalhas been held on the first Saturday in August every year since 1977, making it the town’s oldest communitytradition.

The carnival is organised by a team of local volunteers and the event is supported by many of Ross-on-Wye’s businesses and charities.

Every year the annual procession makes its way around the town’s centre, showing off a magnificent display of floats and fancy dress.  Anyone can take part in the carnival, with some great prizes up for grab.  You can enter by filling in our entry form.

The procession ends at the Ropewalk where you will find plenty of great entertainment including a fun fair, many different stalls and a wide range of food and drink. You can see a map of the full procession route here.

In the run-up to the carnival, we organise a selection of competitions including a colouring-in contest, and the family favourite ‘Odd Object’. Click here to see what competitions we have lined up this year.


The Carnival Field, which is situated at The Ropewalk will open to the public at 11:00am. Remember that the town centre roads will be disrupted from 11:00am to 2:00pm on Carnival Day.


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Event Location: Ross-on-Wye, UK

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