Thank you to all those who attended this year! Also, our appreciation and gratitude to all our sponsors, partners, and volunteers who helped make it happen! Mark your calendars now for next year’s event on Sunday, May 4, 2025!

Next year’s event:  for venue and vendor-related inquiries please call the Carroll County Farm Museum at 410-386-3880 and for Veterans-related inquiries please call the Department of Citizen Services at 410-386-3800. If you have an interest in sponsorship opportunities, please reach out to Dana Wachter at (410) 386-3899, or complete an information for on the [(410)%20386-3899]website:

We hope to see you again for the 3rd Annual Veterans Celebration event this year on Sunday, May 5th, 2024! The event is at the Carroll County Farm Museum, 500 S. Center Street in Westminster, Maryland.

More information will be added, please check back for details!

Free Admission and Free Parking:

The event has free admission and free parking for everyone. Reminder: Carroll County Farm Museum is a LARGE, OUTDOOR venue (mainly grass), please dress appropriately for the weather.

Who Should Come:

Everyone! This event celebrates Veterans, active military, and their families, but everyone is invited to join in the festivities, whether you served or not. Something for everyone as we join together to thank Veterans and the military!

For Veterans:

There will be some special amenities specifically for Veterans:

  • Event commemorative sport pack*
  • Event commemorative lapel pin*
  • $5 coupon for use at an identified food vendor(s)
  • Complimentary water
  • Resource Fair with many Veterans Service Organizations onsite

*items are while supplies last


Country Current Navy Band Midnite Run Band

Activities for All:

  • A variety of food and dessert vendors
  • Musical Entertainment: Two bands will be on site: The United States Navy Country Current Band and Midnite Run
  • Military Equipment Display including helicopter landing (only pre-registered military equipment/vehicles are permitted for display on event day)
  • Veterans Memorabilia Exhibit in the museum
  • Local craft vendors
  • Farm Museum Artisan demonstrations
  • Corn hole area
  • Children’s activities include:
    Farmyard Friends
    Children’s Bounce House
    Scavenger Hunt
    Children's Activity Book
    Balloon Artist
    Face Painting 


Regional food trucks and concessions are onsite to provide food, beverages, and desserts. Please stop by the food vendors and browse their menus.

Beer Vendor:

There will be a beer vendor on-site during the event. Visitors must have a valid state-issued ID to patronize the beer vendor. Patrons must have their ID checked and have a wristband to legally drink. Plan for a designated driver.

What to bring:

Attendees are strongly encouraged to bring chairs and blankets.

We encourage you to patronize the on-site eateries.

No glass containers or outside alcohol are permitted at the Carroll County Farm Museum.  

Pets: Please leave pets at home. Pets are NOT allowed on the grounds, nor can they be left in vehicles during the event.

Where to park:

Parking is available on-site.

Those who need handicapped parking and those who wish to enter through the museum’s main gate on Farm Museum Road, please park in the museum lots at 500 S. Center St., Westminster, MD 21157. A large, handicapped parking area is offered on the museum lot on a first-come, first-served basis.

Please note, that if the museum parking lots reach capacity, they will be closed and all traffic diverted to the Carroll County Agriculture Center lot, adjacent to the back of the museum. We suggest coming early if you wish to park on the Museum grounds and enter through the main gate. The majority of parking is field/grass parking.

Rain Information (subject to change):

Rain or shine the event will be held at the Farm Museum.


Yes, there is an ATM on site.


For venue-related inquiries, please call 410-386-3880.
For Veteran-related inquiries, please call 410-386-3800.
For sponsorship opportunities, please call 410-386-3899.