The Smyrna-Clayton July 4th Foundation will host the Houghton Amusements Carnival from 6 to 10 p.m. July 3-6 and from 3 to 10 p.m. July 7 at the George Wright Municipal Park, 325 N. Main St., Smyrna.

Customers may ride all night with a $25 bracelet. Discount coupons for the bracelets will be available at local merchants. The coupons will reduce the cost of the bracelet by $2. Houghton Amusements is also offering a $50 mega band, which will allow the customer unlimited rides July 3-7. Mega bands may be purchased in advance at or by phone to 653-6235.

Proceeds from the sale of carnival tickets will help raise money for the Fourth of July parade, festivities and fireworks.

The Smyrna-Clayton July 4th Foundation is an independent group organized to provide the community with a day-long celebration of American independence. Anyone wishing to help the committee may call 653-6235 or 653-6809. This year’s July Fourth celebration will be a combined celebration of American independence and the 250th anniversary of the founding of Smyrna. The celebration will include a parade in the morning, a carnival, free video games, food and activities in the George Wright Municipal Park and Smyrna and Clayton’s fireworks display at dusk.