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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 2015 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 McLaughlin, Manager at 410-848-6704 or

Don't Miss

Wee-cycle Mart

April 17, 2015 9AM-7PM

April 18, 2015 9AM-3PM

April 19, 2015 10AM-2PM

Admission: $2 or $1 and a bag of nonperishable food

The Carroll County Buckwild Truck & Tractor Classic

April 25-26, 2015

Starts at 9AM daily

Admission: $12 a day or $20 for the weekend, kids 8 and under free

Drug & Violence Awareness Expo

May 1, 2015 9AM-5PM

Admission: FREE

Brethran Auction

May 2, 2015

7Am Breakfast

9Am Auction begins

Quilt Auction @ 1PM

May Day Indoor Flea Market

May 9, 2015 8AM-2PM

Admission: FREE

All Spaces sold out

Carroll County Farmers Market

May 9, 2015 8AM-2PM

Admission: FREE

See full calendar of Upcoming Events >>

Currently we are not seeking vendors for the 2015 Summer Indoor Flea Markets. The Spring and May Day Flea Markets are sold out at this time as well. Please contact 410-848-6704. 

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