From April 24 to May 5, Peachtree Rides will put on a carnival at Blue Ridge Shopping Center with a portion of the proceeds donated to the community.
The Gainesville Jaycees partnered with Peachtree rides to certify $2,500 will be donated to Junior Achievement. The Jaycees also hope to reach additional charities as well as fund the Gut Check and Empty Stocking Fund project.
During “Public Service Night,” local law enforcement, fire service and active military can come out with their families for a free night of rides. Hours of the carnival are:
5-11 p.m. Thursday, April 25
(Public Service Night from 5-10 p.m.)
5-11 p.m. Friday, April 26
2-11 p.m. Saturday, April 27
2-11 p.m. Sunday, April 28
5-11 p.m. Monday, April 29
5-11 p.m. Tuesday, April 30
5-11 p.m. Wednesday, May 1
5-11 p.m. Thursday, May 2
5-11 p.m. Friday, May 3
2-11 p.m. Saturday, May 4
2-11 p.m. Sunday, May 5
Visitors may choose among 22 rides. Featured rides include Himalaya, Ring of Fire (new), Starship and Sea Ray.
Food concessions including funnel cakes and cotton candy will be available.