Get Ready For
Ovid Carriage Days
This year’s festival – The 24th Annual – September 8-9-10, 2017.
In the early 1900s, Ovid was known mostly for its carriage manufacturing. Ovid Carriage Days is a 3-day family-friendly festival that celebrates the industry and its heritage. There are several traditional events that can be found at Ovid Carriage Days including a carnival, tractor pull, city-wide garage sales, arts & craft show and live music. Over the years Carriage Days has evolved and included such events as a Jeep Demo Show, Beer Garden, and BBQ Rib Cook-off. Please follow us on social media to stay up to date on new events and deadlines for sign ups.
You can find the 2017 applications and forms and download them here.
Download it Now!! 2017 Carriage Day Brochure
**Toge’-Go-Boge’ – 5k Run/Walk – Sept 9th at 8:00 am**
2017 Grand Marshals
Clare & Isedeane Applebee
Clare and Isedeanne Applebee have been chosen by the Carriage Days Committee as the 2017 Ovid Carriage Days Parade Marshals. The Applebee’s are long time business owners of Applebee Oil and the former Dean’s Party Store. They are active in their community and are looking forward to representing Ovid during the Carriage Days Festival in September.
2017 Carriage Days Honorary Princesses
These two little girls have been chosen as “Honorary” Princesses for the 2017 Carriage Days Festival. Both girls have fought their way into remission from Neuroblastoma, a nerve tissue cancer found in infants and children. They may be young but they are mighty!! The committee is pleased to have Olivia and Alexis as representatives of the Ovid community.
Alexis Schueller Olivia Enderle