Foothills Merry-Go-Round Festival

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 April 28th & 29th

 Please be sure to join us as we celebrate our 21st year hosting this amazing event! If you have never been be sure to mark your calendars. If you have joined us before we can't wait to see you back! For more information be sure to check this page frequently for updates and additions!


Watch Carl White, Life in the Carolinas, as he takes in the sights and sounds of the Foothills Merry Go Round Festival in Shelby, North Carolina!


Admission: $8 Saturday & $8 Sunday

All Amusement Rides & Entertainment Included*

No Extra Charges Like Other Carnivals and Festivals!
*Amusement Rides and Entertainment Subject to Change


Directions to Shelby City Park 



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 The 2018 Festival will inlcude rides such as: YoYo, Hurricane, Super Slide, Round-Up, Giant Ferris Wheel, Scrambler, Orient Express Roller Coaster, Bumper Cars, Fun House, Several Inflatable Rides for
the smaller kids and the ever popular City Park Carrousel and Rotary Train!

And more... Face painting, balloon artists and mascots !

Vendor Food to include World Famous Cullers French Fries, Deep Fried Oreos, Turkey Legs, Polish Sausages, Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Cheeseburgers, Fried Pickles, Livermush sandwiches, Funnel Cakes and so much more!