GES PTA is proud to bring our Community the Fall Carnival Saturday, October 15th from 2 - 5 pm!

 

 

GES PTA sells Star Cards for Carnival games, attractions, and concessions. STAR CARDS CAN BE PURCHASED HERE. All Carnival games and Concessions cost 3-10 Stars. Star Cards are not used for Gnar Taco Truck or Kona Ice. Star Card purchasers and Carnival participants release GCISD, GES PTA, and their affiliates from any liability or claim with respect to accident or injury while participating in any Carnival Activity.  


Pre-order Star Cards here now through Friday, October 7th!!

 

 


Ninja Warrior

 

GES is bringing back the beloved Ninja Warrior Course! Save time by completing your participation waivers beforehand.  For parents that complete the Ninja Nation waiver online before October 10th, wristbands will be sent home to wear on the day of the carnival. Each person wearing the Ninja Nation wristband on the day of the carnival can skip the waiver line. Here is the waiver link for parents to complete.

Forget to sign someone up early? Not to worry, scan the QR code at the booth or use one of their ipads to complete the waiver. 

 

 


 

Inflatables & Games

 

 

Come check out all of our fun inflatables, games, and interactive booths! Inflatables and game booths will cost 3 - 10 stars. Games include cake walk, ring toss, sucker pull, frog leap, and more! 

 

 

 

 



 

 

All About Animals Show

 

We're so excited to bring a new animal show to the GES Carnival this year! The All About Animals show will be held at 4 PM in the GES Gym. Best of all, admission is FREE!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


  

 

GNAR Gourmet Taco Truck

 

We're excited to offer a new food truck option this year with The GNAR Gourmet Taco food truck! They serve gourmet tacos that unconventionally merge flavors and techniques that span the globe! GNAR Gourmet Taco will be accepting cash or credit card at Carnival. 

 

 

 

 

     


 

 

Concessions

 

Don't forget to stop by our concession stand run by our amazing Dads' Club for yummy cotton candy, Pizza, ChickFilA Nuggets, and drinks! Concessions are paid for with Carnival Stars.

 

 

 

 


 

 

Kona Ice

 

We're excited to offer everyone's favorite this year, Kona Ice. They serve delicious shaved ice in a variety of flavors! Kona Ice will be accepting cash or credit card at Carnival. 

 

 

 

 


 

Volunteer at Carnival

 

Carnival is only possible with the help of amazing volunteers. Parents, grandparents, staff members, PTA members, and teenagers looking to fulfill volunteer hours are all welcome to volunteer! Click the links below to sign up.


Carnival FAQ 

 

Where on the GES Campus is Carnival?

 

Carnival booths will be both inside and outside all around GES. The foyer will be open for bathroom use, the cafeteria for food, and some activities will be in the gym, including the Animal Show at 4PM. However, most activities will be outside. Both of our new playgrounds will be open for families to enjoy as well!

 

What is a Star Card?

 

GES PTA sells Star Cards for Carnival.  Every booth and concession stand item costs between 3 and 10 stars.  Please note GNAR Gourmet Taco and Kona Ice do not accept Star Cards, they will be accepting cash or credit card at Carnival. 

 

Do I have to pre-order Star Cards and tickets? 

 

  1. We will have Star Cards for purchase on the day of the event, but you can skip the line and buy early today! Pre-sale is happening now through Sunday, October 9th here.

 

Do I need cash or a credit card at Carnival? 

 

GES PTA will be accepting cash, check, and credit card at our Star Card purchase table. Please note GNAR Gourmet Taco and Kona Ice do not accept Star Cards, they will be accepting cash or credit card at Carnival. All other Carnival booths, including our concession stand, accept Star Cards. 

 

What will be at the Concession Stand?

 

Water, sodas, cotton candy, pizza, ChickFilA Nuggets, and more! 

 

Will there be parking at GES? 

 

Please note parking will be more limited this year since most Carnival booths are outside.  We encourage walking, carpooling, or parking at Fellowship of the Parks Church and walking.  Thank you to Pastor Thornton and Fellowship of the Parks for letting us use their parking lot. 

 

Do I need to sign a waiver for the Ninja course?  

 

Yes. Save time by completing your participation waivers beforehand.  For parents that complete the Ninja Nation waiver online before October 10th, wristbands will be sent home to wear on the day of the carnival. Each person wearing the Ninja Nation wristband on the day of the carnival can skip the waiver line. Here is the waiver link for parents to complete.

Forget to sign someone up early? Not to worry, scan the QR code at the booth or use one of their ipads to complete the waiver. 

 

Can I volunteer at Carnival? 

 

Absolutely and we would be so grateful if you would! Sign up above! We will have a Volunteer Check-in table at Carnival.  If you are signed up to work a Carnival Booth, please check in at the table five minutes before the start of your shift. 

 

Can I still be a Carnival Sponsor? 

 

Of course! We welcome your support! See the chart and more information below. Thank you for your willingness to sponsor!

 

Will there be an Auction at Carnival this year? 

 

GES PTA is hosting an online Auction from October 3rd at 8 am until October 16th at noon.  Participate in the auction here. There are lots of amazing items up for bid such as Principal for the Day, and so much more! We appreciate your support of our auction. 

 

Does Carnival need sodas and cakes again this year? 

 

Yes.  We are asking for the donation of 2-liter soda bottles for the Ring Toss Game, and store-bought baked goods for our cake walk. Sodas can be dropped off in the foyer from October 10 - 14. Baked goods can be dropped off October 13 - 15 to volunteers at drop-off or to a cart in the secure vestibule. These items can also be brought to GES on Carnival Day, October 15th, between 10 AM and 1PM.  

 

Are there prizes for games?

 

Yes! We will be giving out small prizes at some of our Carnival Booths.  There will not be tickets for games or a prize redemption booth this year. 

 

Can middle school and high school students get volunteer hours for helping at Carnival? 

 

Yes! PTA officers will be on hand to sign off on volunteer hours.  Middle and high school students can sign up to volunteer above! 

 


Sponsors

 

We are looking for sponsors for our games and booths! Your family or business can become a GES Carnival sponsor by choosing any of the levels and completing the form. We would greatly appreciate your support! If you are interested in being a sponsor, please email PTA President Lyndsey Hill at president@gespta.org for more information. Thank you for your support!

 

 


 

 

Upcoming Events

 

Easy Ways to Fundraise! 

Go to smile.amazon.com to log into your Amazon account and start earning .5% on qualifying purchases for GES. Enter: PTA Texas Congress 4409 Grapevine Elementary PTA to link your account to our PTA.

 

Link your Tom Thumb/Albertsons card at Guest Services the next time you go shopping using Organization Number 7665. Every time you use your rewards number, a portion of the proceeds will be donated back to the GES PTA!

 

You can now skip the clipping and upload your receipt pictures to the Box Tops App

 

GES PTA Social Media

   

Help us collect photos for the yearbook by downloading the TreeRing App. It's a great way to share pictures. You can save photos to the grade level folders set up in the app. Thank you for your help!

Sponsors

Your logo could be here! Contact our VP of Ways & Means to be a sponsor today.