The town of West Point’s biggest event is coming this weekend — the 36th annual Crab Carnival.
The event spotlights local vendors, food and music. There will be several parades, including an emergency services vehicle parade, firefighters’ parade and the Saturday street parade.
Other highlights include the children’s bike race, “Tour de Crab,” fireworks 9 p.m. Friday, children’s activities, pony rides and Randy Orwig as the “Living Statue.”
With the carnival taking over the town for two days, hundreds of carnival attendees will enjoy crab cakes, music and gaze upon handmade items from local vendors.
Music will be provided by Sweet Justice, Mill Town, Tony Bob Merrit, Jocelyn Oldham, Scott Varney, Mullins Sisters and JNM.
The carnival, by the numbers:
- 25 volunteers
- 7 bands
- 16 sponsors
- 16 board/council members
- 93 business/craft/information vendors
- 17 food vendors
The carnival’s festivities run from 2-9 p.m. Friday, beginning on Main Street with the emergency services vehicle display parade and resume on Main Street 10 a.m to 6 p.m. Saturday.
For more information, visit crabcarnival.com.