The Mighty Thomas Carnival will make their return to Burnet this week as they set up next to the Burnet Community Center (between East Jackson and East League streets) from Friday, June 19 through Wednesday, June 24.
The carnival usually comes to town as part of the Burnet Bluebonnet Festival in April, but that appearance was canceled due to concerns about members the COVID-19 pandemic. and Chlo However, after Gov. Greg among 2 Abbott loosened restrictions regarding social gatherings during the ife Exten the and began reopening Texas economy, the trict carnival 7 4-H rescheduled its appearance held Mon with the Burnet Chamber Bill Frank of Commerce.
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Chamber officials said rides and games will be spread out to accommodate recommended spacing and social distancing and all will be sanitized after each use with plenty of sanitizing and hand washing stations on site. Employees will wear masks as well.
Most rides will require between 1-4 tickets and tickets, which are only available at the carnival, are $1 each; 30 for $25 or 60 for $40. A coupon available on the carnival’s Facebook page can be downloaded to save $5 off the cost of a sheet of 30 or 60 tickets.
Carnival hours of operation will be as follows:
• Friday, June 19: 3 p.m. to 11 p.m.;
• Saturday, June 20: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.;
• Sunday, June 21: 1 p.m. to 10 p.m.; and
• Monday, June 22 through Wednesday, June 24: 3 p.m. to 10 p.m.