Carousel Blog Posts

  • Save the Date: Animals After Dark Annual Gala (6/13/2019) - Save the Date for the "Animals After Dark" Annual Gala!  Saturday, September 7, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Carousel of Happiness. Check back for more information as the event nears. Hope to see you there! Continue reading
  • Free Ride Day–Dads Ride Free on Father’s Day! (6/13/2019) - Celebrate Father's Day at the Carousel of Happiness with a Free Ride for Dads! Sunday, June 16, 10 am-7 pm. Continue reading
  • 10th Annual Memorial Day Event (5/18/2019) - 12 pm - 1 pm,  Monday, May 27, 2019 Each year we recognize veterans on Memorial Day in a unique way. Visitors are asked to remember a fallen veteran with his or her name, time of passing, and a meaningful… Continue reading
  • Free Rides for Moms on Mother’s Day! (5/9/2019) - Moms ride free on Mother's Day - Sunday, May 12!  Be sure to plan a trip to the Carousel of Happiness this Mother's Day. Give Mom the gift of happiness with a free ride on her favorite animal! Continue reading
  • Community Memorial Bench Dedication Ceremony (4/19/2019) - Sunday, April 28 6 pm - 8 pm Join us for an evening of celebrating memories and sharing stories while experiencing our Community Memorial Bench for the first time. Inspired by Brandon Bryk, the Community Memorial Bench is dedicated not… Continue reading
  • Earth Day Celebration (4/19/2019) - Saturday, April 20 11 am - 6 pm Take a spin on your favorite carousel animal as we celebrate Earth Day! Carousel animal coloring page activities and our puppet theater give your little ones the opportunity to express their creativity… Continue reading
  • Carousel Plans Ride Price Increase (3/28/2019) - The Carousel is planning to increase its price to $2 per ride, effective April 4, with the additional funds going toward ensuring the long-term sustainability of the carousel in the community.  This will be the first time in nine years… Continue reading
  • Annual Fundraiser & Live Auction – Sept. 22, 2018 (7/27/2018) -   Purchase Tickets at the Door!   THE MUSIC:  ARWEN AND THE GAEL! We call our music Celtic/Eclectic and when our vocalist Arwen joined the group, she took it to a new level. Her songs range from Sheryl Crow and… Continue reading
  • Carousel Launches Storytelling Booth (7/3/2018) - "The Story Catcher" is a new program offering that allows visitors to share their own unique stories with family and friends in our professional quality sound booth. It's a great idea for special occasions, or any day of the year!… Continue reading
  • Vote for the Carousel! (11/13/2017) - The Carousel is moving ahead to Round #2 in First Western Trust’s #WealthIsAboutGrants Contest. The contest gives us a chance to win $7,000 for the Carousel of Happiness. But first, we have to get out the vote! You and your… Continue reading