People in the Thornbury Carnival parade

General Information

***Thornbury Carnival 2020 – CANCELLED***

Thornbury Carnival usually takes place on the first Saturday in July.  Each year the Carnival has a different theme and visitors are encouraged to participate and dress accordingly.

The Parade along the High Street usually features marching bands, adult and child walking/dancing groups, American cars, vintage cars, military vehicles, tractors and for the last few years we’ve had a traction engine and horses.

Once the Parade is over, the Carnival moves to Mundy Playing Fields where activities run throughout the afternoon and early evening including a main stage, a community stage, a funfair, Weston donkeys, free children’s activities, a variety of stalls, a selection of food traders and fully licenced bars.  There really is something for all the family!

Please follow us on Facebook for news and updates.  If you’ve any questions, please check the FAQs on the page of the website relevant to you or get in touch via the Contacts page.

Our Supporters

General Information

***Thornbury Carnival 2020 – CANCELLED***

Thornbury Carnival usually takes place on the first Saturday in July.  Each year the Carnival has a different theme and visitors are encouraged to participate and dress accordingly.

The Parade along the High Street usually features marching bands, adult and child walking/dancing groups, American cars, vintage cars, military vehicles, tractors and for the last few years we’ve had a traction engine and horses.

Once the Parade is over, the Carnival moves to Mundy Playing Fields where activities run throughout the afternoon and early evening including a main stage, a community stage, a funfair, Weston donkeys, free children’s activities, a variety of stalls, a selection of food traders and fully licenced bars.  There really is something for all the family!

Please follow us on Facebook for news and updates.  If you’ve any questions, please check the FAQs on the page of the website relevant to you or get in touch via the Contacts page.

Our Supporters

On Instagram

Keep up with news and photos on our Instagram account - don't forget to tag @ThornburyCarnival and #ThornburyCarnival in your snaps on the day!

Find Us

The map below shows the location of the main event at Mundy Playing Fields. The parade goes through the town, starting from Castle School at 11am.

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