All About May Day

Saturday 5/21  •  1PM – 5PM

Our beloved tradition at St. John’s Lane for over 55 years is coming back this year! It is a carnival event with games, prizes, inflatables, delicious food, entertainment, and a silent auction.

All are welcome! Please spread the word to family, friends, and neighbors!

Ticket Information

  • Blue Tickets can be used to play games, play on the inflatables, and purchase PTA-provided food (i.e., excludes Food Trucks)
    • Pre-sale discount pricing: 20 cents per ticket (5 tickets for $1)
    • Ticket price on the day of May Day: 25 cents per ticket (4 tickets for $1)
  • Wristbands available for all-day, unlimited access to games and inflatables (not food)
    • Pre-sale discount wristband price: $20
    • Wristband price on the day of May Day: $25
  • Order forms for pre-sale tickets will be sent home during the first week of May. You can also order using our PTA online store. Pre-sale pricing will be available until Wednesday, May 18th. 

Games & Food

Delicious menu options include:

  • Tasty Maryland Food Truck
  • Vocelli’s Pizza by the slice
  • Kona Ice Truck
  • Cotton candy
  • Fan-favorite lemon sticks
  • And more!
  • Play for prizes! Each game gives you a chance to win Yellow Prize tickets that can be redeemed for fabulous prizes!

Volunteers Needed!

Live Entertainment

  • We are pleased to welcome several great community groups, including a Cub Scouts opening ceremony, the MHHS Color Guard, Kangaroo Kids, Kavanagh Porter Academy of Irish Dance, and more! 
  • A live DJ will provide the perfect soundtrack for the day!

Silent Auction

  • Our Silent Auction will be held in the Gym and has some amazing items up for bidding! Don’t miss your opportunity to win incredible prizes, including…
    • Front row tickets to 5th Grade Graduation
    • $1000 orthodontics gift card
    • Tickets to the Frederick Keys
    • 8-person tasting event at Black Ankle Vineyards
    • Merriweather Post Pavilion gift certificate
    • Free yogurt for a YEAR from Sweet Frog
    • Lift tickets for Timberline Resort
    • Vedic Spa facial gift certificate
    • 3-month YMCA family  membership
    • 4 free passes to the Zava Zone
    • And much, much more!

Rain Date Information

Saturday, June 4, 1:00 – 5:00 PM

  • In the past, May Day has been held rain or shine. But this year, we wanted to have a plan so almost all of the event can be outside.
  • Inflatables can only be set up outside (per HCPSS policy), and we didn’t want rain to ruin the fun!
  • May Day is a BIG event and we’d like as many people as possible to feel comfortable!
  • In the event of rain on BOTH days, the event will be moved inside on June 4th, 1-5 PM.


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