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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

Stop Swap and Save

Bicycle Event

Februuary 14, 2016


Admission: $5.00

Winter Indoor

Flea Market

January 30, 2016

Postponed until February 20, 2016


Admission: FREE

Vendor spaces sold out

IBR Bull Riding Finals

February 27, 2016

March 5, 2016

Admission: $15

Doors open at 5PM

Bull Riding begins at 7PM

Carroll County Home Show

March 12, 2016 10AM-5PM

March 13, 2016 11AM-3PM

Admission: $4.00

Draft Horse Basket Bingo

March 19, 2016

Doors openat 5:30PM

Bingo begins at 7PM


TRP Horse Fair

March 20, 2016 9AM-2PM


Auto Parts Swap Meet

March 25-26, 2016

Doors open at 8AM

Admission: FREE

Farmers Market

March 26, 2016

Admission: FREE

Spring Indoor

Flea Market

April 2, 2016



See full calendar of Upcoming Events >>

Make plans now to come check out the 2015 Corn Maze with your family and friends. Open weekends beginning September 25.

Currently seeking vendors for the Spring Indoor Flea Market. The Winter Indoor Flea Market is sold out at this time. Please contact 410-848-6704. 

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