The VFW 10386 Color Guard performed a patriotic ceremony Thursday to help start the first Carnival and Worship Festival at the Mohave County Fairgrounds.
The carnival runs through Sunday from noon until 10 p.m. each day.
There will be a Cosmic Light Show Friday and Saturday night at 8 p.m., a Dog Show at 1 p.m. Saturday, a Dessert Auction at 3 p.m. Sunday and a petting zoo on Friday and Saturday.
There are several shows, vendors, raffle items, full carnival rides, food, and other events.
The event is put on by the Emmanuel Christian Academy.