16+ Carnival Invitation Ticket Designs & Templates

Carnivals are the place of dreams, where grown-ups feel like they are children again, a place where it’s all happiness and laughter. Carnivals are filled with awesome rides, attractions, and food that can be enjoyed by both kids and adults alike. When people think of the concept of carnivals, they will easily associate it with what it feels like when they step inside one, which is actually fun. You can also see sample tickets.

Carnival Invitation Template

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Carnival Party Ticket Invitation Template

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Circus Ticket Invitation Template

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Circus Invitation Template

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So, if fun and carnivals easily go hand in hand, then it would be a good idea if you would incorporate that image on party invitations, better yet, why not make your event invitations resemble carnival tickets? If you don’t know how to make one, we have got various event ticket invitation templates below that you can download and use. There are around twelve different invitation designs that you can choose from, check them out now.

Clown Face Carnival Ticket Invitation

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Blue Carnival Event Ticket Invitation

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Free Circus Invitation Template

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Carnival Ticket Birthday Event Invitation

Carnival Ticket Birthday Event Invitation

Take a look at the retro-looking invitation ticket template above, it very much resembles actual carnival tickets used during the previous decades. Also, this creative event ticket template pays homage to the roots of traveling carnivals with its color scheme.

History of the Carnival

The carnival is believed to have originated sometime during the 18th century in North America and is noted for its display of various market stalls that offered not only food but also a source of entertainment. While some cultures have their own way of practicing the carnival—which is somewhat connected to a religious celebration—this is something that is not tied to any religious tradition or observance. The North American carnival does have something in common with the religious carnival, though, and that is its purpose, which is to celebrate, feast, and have fun. You may also see free ticket templates.

The modern carnival is said to have begun around the 19th century when the mechanical attractions were first developed. During these times, the main attractions found in carnivals included groups of wild animals, freak shows, waxworks, and theatrical shows. You can also see ticket templates.

Also, the carousel was first invented during this century and was made by mounting a steam engine right at the center of the ride which made the entire thing rotate in place. Though most carnivals during these times traveled from one place to another—which got them the term traveling carnival—many carnivals were, and are still, found stationed in one location. You may also see luncheon ticket templates.

Carnival Ticket Birthday Invitation Sample

Carnival Ticket Birthday Invitation Sample

Striped Carnival Birthday Event Invitation

Striped Carnival Birthday Event Invitation

Vertical Carnival Birthday Ticket Invitation

Vertical Carnival Birthday Ticket Invitation

While most of the templates in this collection leaned towards a landscape orientation, why not try out the portrait-oriented ticket invitation template shown above? Another plus for this template is its rustic and flat theme, which makes it very easy on the eyes.

Different Types of Tickets

1. Event Tickets

Event tickets are those that are issued by authorized ticketing centers and websites that are used to permit individuals to a particular event including concerts, sports events, conferences, etc.

2. Movie Tickets

Movie tickets are a type of ticket that is used to permit a person to enter a movie screening inside a movie theater. Movie tickets can be bought either from the movie theater’s own ticket booth or from the internet.

3. Lottery Tickets

A type of ticket that is used as a gambling tool, lottery tickets are issued only by authorized lottery ticketing booths to entitle a person a chance to play and win a prize. The most common form of lottery involves picking out six number from 1 to 49, and the jackpot winner has decided if the numbers on a person’s ticket match with those from the official drawing. You can also like birthday invitation tickets.

4. Airline Tickets

Airline tickets are a type of ticket that acts as a proof that a person who purchased it has reserved a seat on an airplane. These tickets can be purchased from the airline’s office, an authorized travel agency, or from the internet.

5. Meal Tickets

Meal tickets are those that are being issued by a restaurant or their business partners to individuals to entitle them to a meal in that participating restaurant. These are usually given as a prize from contests or as a gift.

6. Parking Tickets

Parking tickets are a form of document/receipt/ticket that is used for entitling a person to park their vehicle on a parking spot. There is another form of parking ticket that is issued to a person who has parked their vehicle in a restricted place or in a wrongful manner, though this form of parking ticket falls under traffic tickets.

7. Traffic Tickets

Traffic tickets are a type of tickets that are issued by police officers or traffic enforcers to people who have committed traffic violations such as jaywalking, illegal parking, or beating the red light. Traffic tickets can also be issued through the mail. You may also see wedding boarding pass invitation tickets.

Vintage Carnival Event Ticket Invitation

Vintage Carnival Event Ticket Invitation

If you’re looking for a template that’s vintage-themed and simple, then you might want to use the attractive vintage ticket invitation template shown above.

Carnival Themed Birthday Ticket Invitation

Carnival Themed Birthday Ticket Invitation

Carnival Fun Fair Ticket Invitation

Carnival Fun Fair Ticket Invitation

Types of Invitations

1. Flat Invitations

Flat invitations are a type of invitations that are open-faced and leave its contents exposed upon opening the envelope. This type of invitation resemble flyers and are posted on a refrigerator or bulletin board to help the invitee from forgetting about the event. This type of invitation is ideal for more casual events such as children’s birthday parties, baby showers, or thanksgiving parties.

2. Sealed and Folded-Up Invitations

In contrast with the previous type of invitation, both sealed and folded up invitations are delivered in a way that the contents are not easily seen by the reader upon opening the envelope. For most sealed invitations, they don’t need to be placed inside an envelope and may be sent as is, requiring only an adhesive or wax seal to keep it from unfolding. These invitations are ideal for graduation ceremony parties, dinner parties that involve catering services, or fundraising events.

3. Pocket Invitations

Pocket invitations are noted for having creative monogrammed seals, colorful ribbons, and artistic patterns. In short, pocket invitations are the most artistic among the three type of invitations mentioned on this list. To make it more striking, these invitations are often printed on a colorful paper stock to really demand attention from its readers. Its name is derived from its size, which is compact and easy to carry around. This type of invitation is ideal for formal weddings, bachelorette parties, and anniversary parties.

Do’s and Don’ts When Sending Out Invitations

  • DO send out your invitations around eight weeks before the date of the event, it is actually better to do it early that late, especially if you are including an RSVP along with the invitation. This way, you’ll have enough time to prepare and adjust depending on the confirmed number of guests, and your invitee can also set their sample schedules in advance.
  • DON’T send out your invitations less than one week before the event, this will very much decrease the chances of your invitee being able to attend the event because they might have appointments set on the same date as the event. You may also see blank ticket templates.
  • DO write a unique and personalized message for each invitation sent. While this may seem time consuming, it is always better to go the extra mile. Now here’s another reason for you to start making your invitations early. You can also see birthday boarding pass invitation tickets.
  • DON’T forget to proofread your work before sending them out. Who knows? You might have spelled the street address incorrectly which will mislead your invitees to a different address, or you might have indicated the wrong date or time on the invitation. Make sure that every detail indicated are correct and update it if changes regarding the event are made. You can also see printable tickets.

Carnival Circus Event Ticket Invitation

Carnival Circus Event Ticket Invitation

Carnival Baby Shower Event Invitation

Carnival Baby Shower Event Invitation

As mentioned earlier, carnivals are known for their attractions which include wild animals performing and doing tricks. The baby shower invitation template above accurately illustrates those attractions with its talented performing animals shown on the side.

Retro Carnival Birthday Event Invitation

Retro Carnival Birthday Event Invitation

If you’re looking for a vintage-styled birthday invitation template that easily stands out from the rest, then you might want to download and use the chalkboard-inspired template above. The great thing about this template is its surface, which actually makes you believe that it’s an actual, genuine chalkboard.

So what do you think of the carnival invitation ticket templates that you have just seen above? Do you think you may be able to use them for an event that you have in mind? We sincerely hope that you found at least one of the templates above useful for you, it would be such a waste for you to leave empty-handed. For one thing, these templates have very high quality and resolution, and these templates have been created by some of today’s most creative graphic artists.

But there is actually more to these templates than just being pretty, and that is the fact that they are easily downloadable as well as fully editable. Downloading any of these templates can be done as easy as one, two, three, and we guarantee that you won’t have a hard time editing them. And finally, these templates have been priced very reasonably, which adds another reason why you should start downloading one. So, what are you waiting for? Go ahead and download a template now.

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