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No festival is complete without a carnival, and the WV Strawberry Festival is no exception. This year, visitors can look forward to the Gambill Amusement Carnival, a family-oriented carnival that has been traveling through West Virginia, Western Maryland, and Southwestern Pennsylvania for over thirty years.

The Gambill Amusement Carnival offers a complete carnival experience, including thrilling rides like the Ferris wheel, fun games, shows, and delicious food. Among the classic treats available are cotton candy, corn dogs, chili cheese fries, and chocolate-covered strawberries. Visitors can stroll through the Strawberry Festival grounds while indulging in these delightful treats and enjoying the festive atmosphere.

The carnival is owned and operated by the third and fourth generations of the founding Gambill family. They are proud to have played a part in many locations over the years and continue to provide family-oriented entertainment to communities throughout the region. Visitors can expect a safe and enjoyable experience at the Gambill Amusement Carnival, making it a must-see attraction at the WV Strawberry Festival.

The carnival’s opening times are:
Wednesday, May 17 6:00 pm
Thursday, May 18 6:00 pm
Friday, May 19 Noon
Saturday, May 20 Noon
Sunday, May 21 1:00 pm