Get ready to kick off the summer season with a thrilling and fun-filled carnival in Byron, Illinois. The Byron Fire Department is hosting the 3rd Annual "Kick off to Summer Carnival and it promises to be an exciting weekend for families and friends.

The carnival offers a wide range of entertainment options for all ages. From thrill rides to classic fair games, there's something for everyone to enjoy.

Alongside the thrilling rides and games, satisfy your taste buds with delicious fair food. Indulge in your favorite carnival treats, from cotton candy to funnel cakes, and everything in between.

Byron Firefighter's Association
Byron Firefighter's Association

Which company is bringing the rides?

The carnival is proud to partner with Skinner's Amusements, a renowned provider of amusement rides and attractions, to bring you a memorable event.

When is this carnival open for fun?

Make sure to plan your visit accordingly, as the carnival will operate during specific hours. On Friday, the festivities will take place from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm, while on Saturday and Sunday, you can enjoy the carnival from 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm, respectively.

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Tip: Grab advanced ride tickets.

These tickets can be purchased from Monday, May 22nd, through Thursday, May 25th, from 8:00 am to 5:30 pm, and on Friday, May 26th, from 8:00 am until noon at the Byron Fire Station. $20 will get you 10 tickets (one or two tickets per ride), saving you some cash.

If you miss the opportunity to purchase advanced tickets, tickets will also be available at the carnival for $1 per ticket. Most rides will require 3 to 5 tickets.

Best of all, every dollar spent at the carnival will contribute to a good cause, as all proceeds will benefit the Byron Firefighter's Association, which will benefit groups and charities in the area.

You're not only treating yourself to an enjoyable weekend but also contributing to a worthy cause. The proceeds from the event will go towards assisting the association in its mission to help others.

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