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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

Outside Movie Night

September 23, 2016

Gates open at 5PM

Admission Free

No outside food or drinks

Corn Maze

September 23 5PM-9PM

September 24 2PM-9PM

September 25 1PM-6PM

Admission: $10 for adults, $5 for kids 3-13, under 3 free.

Bring flashlights for evening hours

Rabies Vaccination Clinic

September 25, 2016


$7 an animal

Corn Maze

September 30 5PM-9PM

October 1, 2016 2PM-9PM

October 2, 2016 1PM-6PM

Admission: $10 for adults, $5 for kids 3-13, under 3 free.

Bring flashlights for evening hours

Farmer's Market

October 1, 2016 8AM-2PM


Rotary Clubs of Carroll


October 1, 2016 12PM-8PM

October 2, 2016 12PM-6PM

Admission:$5, kids 10 and under free, those in German attire Free

Weecycle & Shecycle Consignment Sale

October 7, 2016 9AM-7PM

October 8, 2016 9AM-3PM

October 9, 2016 10AM-2PM

Admission: $2

Corn Maze

October 7, 2016 5PM-9PM

October 8, 2016 2PM-9PM

October 9, 2016 1PM-6PM

Admission: $10 for adults, $5 for kids 3-13, under 3 free.

Bring flashlights for evening hours

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 Holiday Indoor Flea Market. The Autumn and Thanksgiving 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