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The Ag Center

... the place to look for Agriculture, Sporting Events and Entertainment of all kinds ...

WELCOME to the Carroll County Agriculture Center ... 20+ acres of indoor facilities, outdoor areas, meeting facilities, function and banquet rooms – and the state-of-the-art Danele Shipley Memorial Arena, and much more!

For more than 50 years the Ag Center has been the region's premier location for rodeo's, livestock and equestrian outings, live music and entertainment shows, auto and motorcycle events, trade shows and exhibits, and of course – the Carroll County 4-H and FFA Fair. It is also the permanent home of the long-running Carroll County Farmers Market and the highly–regarded 4-H Therapeutic Riding Program of Carroll County!

In 2016 we again bring you lots of new events and shows ... our annual tractor pull in the spring, huge indoor flea markets, boxing events, musical shows and concerts,corn maze, and lots more.

We are located in Westminster, MD in central beautiful Carroll County just 25 minutes from the BALTIMORE Beltway (MD 695). The Ag Center and Shipley Arena are perfectly situated to meet the diverse needs of those in Carroll County and our neighbors in Baltimore, Washington D.C., southern Pennsylvania and Delaware. We are here for you – YEAR-ROUND – presenting the best in Agriculture, Sporting Events and Entertainment of all kinds!

Visit us soon – we look forward to hosting you in comfort and style! Learn about upcoming shows and events on our website – visit us here often.

To book any of our facilities – or inquire about rates, specifications, etc. contact Nichole Porter at 410-848-6704 or

Don't Miss

Farmers Market

August 27, 2016 8AM-1PM

Admission: FREE

Labor Day

Indoor Flea Market

September 3, 2016


Admission: FREE

Farmers Market

September 3, 2016


Admission: FREE

Saluting Our Heroes

Friday 6:30PM-11PM

Saturday 7:30AM-10PM

Sunday 8:30AM-2PM


Friday Only $5

$10 for adults, $5 under 12, $15 weekend pass

StampScrapArt Tour

September 17 10AM-5PM

September 18 10AM-3PM

Admission: $6.00

Rabies Vaccination Clinic

September 25, 2016


$7 an animal

See full calendar of Upcoming Events >>

Make plans now to come check out the 2016 Corn Maze with your family and friends. Open weekends beginning September 23.

Currently seeking vendors for the Thanksgiving and Holiday Indoor Flea Market. The Labor Day and Autumn Indoor Flea Markets are sold out at this time. Please contact 410-848-6704. 

Currently seeking vendors for the first Ag Center Arts & Crafts Festival on May 6, 2017. Please call Nichole at 410-848-6704 for information on being a vendor.

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706 Agriculture Center Dr • Westminster, MD 21157 • 410-848-6704