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Spring Fling Carnival opens in Columbus on Friday

Coming soon: Black Forest Funhouse Coming soon: Black Forest Funhouse
(Credit: Columbus Civic Center) (Credit: Columbus Civic Center)
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Spring is here, and what better way to celebrate than with the return of the annual Spring Fling Carnival? 

This year's Spring Fling opens Friday, April 3 and features an exciting carnival midway from Drew Exposition out of Augusta, Ga. 

"There are rides for kids as little as 2 all the way to adults," said Robin Wallace with the Columbus Civic Center. "Lots of fun rides for the kids of all ages. There are lots great foods, games, free attractions. There is just something for everyone."

Admission is free, and there will be rides for adults and children, carnival games, food, and free attractions. Click here to see our coverage of last year's Spring Fling

There will also be a brand new ride, "The Black Forest Funhouse," making its carnival debut in Columbus. 

The schedule for Spring Fling 2015 is as follows: 

Opening Day - Friday, April 3
3 p.m. – 12 a.m. 

Saturday, April 4 
11 a.m. – 12 a.m. 

Sunday, April 5 
12 p.m. – 10 p.m. 

Monday, April 6 – Thursday, April 9
5 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Friday, April 10
5 p.m. – 12 a.m.

Saturday, April 11 
11 a.m. – 12 a.m. 

Closing Day - Sunday, April 12   
1 p.m. – 10 p.m. 

RIDE SPECIALS

Friday, April 3 - Opening Day ONLY
3 p.m. – Midnight: Unlimited Ride Hand Stamps - $15

Saturday, April 4
11 a.m. – Noon: Free Rides
Noon – 3 p.m.: Unlimited Rides offered at $25 (Hand stamp will be good until close)
3 p.m. –12 a.m.: No Ride Specials                    

Sunday, April 5
11 a.m. – Noon: Free Rides
1 p.m. – Close: Unlimited Rides - $25

Monday, April 6 – Thursday, April 9
Unlimited Rides - $20

Friday, April 10
Unlimited Rides - $25                     

Saturday, April 11
11 a.m. – Noon: Free Rides
Noon – 3 p.m.: Unlimited Rides offered at $25 (Hand stamp will be good until close)
3 p.m. – 12 a.m.: No Ride Specials 

Sunday, April 12
1 p.m. – Close: Unlimited Rides - $25 

Ride coupons are available for purchase daily on the midway.

PARKING

$5.00 – Cash Only (Friday, April 10 only)

FREE ENTERTAINMENT

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For more information, visit ColumbusCivicCenter.org 

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