Harpenden Summer Carnival is set to return "bigger and better" for 2023, with acrobatics and extreme mountain biking to take place.

The event will begin at midday on Saturday, June 17, at Harpenden Common.

Live bands, dance and fitness groups, games, side shows and "plenty of food and drink" have all been arranged.

Ferret racing and the Savills Dog Show are also due to take place, in the event organised by Harpenden Round Table and Harpenden Town Council.


Carnival chairman James Rose said: "Running for over 50 years, Harpenden Carnival is firmly established as a highlight of the town’s social calendar. 

“Every year this free-to-enter event draws thousands of people of all ages to enjoy music, performances, stalls, activities and non-stop entertainment – and this year promises to be bigger and better than ever.

"Not only is it a great day out for all the family, but the carnival also celebrates local businesses, volunteers and community groups whilst raising substantial amounts of money for several good causes."


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 Savills' Harpenden head of office, Doug Sleaper, added: "Harpenden Carnival is an event that we’ve been proud to support for several years.

"The dog show is always hugely popular and the carnival as a whole raises a considerable amount of money for so many good causes in the local community.

"I’d encourage as many people as possible to come along and join in the fun.”

Further information can be found via the Harpenden Carnival website: www.harpendencarnival.com