Grand Carnival

The Pioneer Charitable Foundation's Grand Carnival is returning to Pioneer Plaza!

Join us Saturday, September 16th from 11am-3pm at Pioneer Plaza for games, food, activities, and fun for the whole family!

In the spirit of helping kids be kids, Pioneer’s Charitable Foundation is once again holding our signature event - the Grand Carnival, presented by Pediatric Dental Group of New York! Now in its fourth year, the Grand Carnival has raised over $75,000, and enables Pioneer to give back to over 175 local organizations annually. Bring your family and friends to enjoy carnival games, prizes, face painting, magic shows, food, and much more!

Admission: $5/person
Location: Pioneer Plaza | 652 Albany Shaker Road, Albany
Rain or Shine
No Pets Allowed 

Schedule of Events

11:00 am - 3:00 pm Games, Balloon Animals, Face Painting, Caricatures, Pumpkin Painting, Sand Art
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm Mr. Mike Magic
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm B95.5 Kids Entertainment
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Kids Dance Contest
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm  B95.5 Kids Entertainment
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm  Mr. Mike Magic
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm B95.5 Kids Entertainment

Thank you to our generous 2023 Grand Carnival sponsors:

Premier Sponsor:

Pediatric Dental Group of New York Logo

Entertainment Sponsors:

DePaula Auto Group Logo   Harris Beach PLLC Logo  

   Hodgson Russ LLP Logo   Janitronics Logo

Cookie Truck Sponsor:

Earl B. Feiden Appliance Logo

Game & Activity Sponsors:

Belmonte Builders Logo    Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC Logo         Green Facility Solution Logo        Platform Management Logo        Tech Valley Drywall, Inc. Logo

"Helping Kids Be Kids" Sponsors:

Bette Companies | DLC Electric, LLC | Dwight Plumbing and Heating | Goldstein Auto Group | Holbrook Lumber Co. | Joseph P. Mangione, Inc. | Mackey Electric, Inc. | Marcella's Appliance Center | Milliman, Inc. | R.F. Peck Company


WNYT: Pioneer's Grand Carnival returns to Albany

View WNYT's coverage from last year of the Grand Carnival.

*The Pioneer Bank Charitable Foundation is a donor-funded, 501(c)(3) nonprofit.