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Memorial Day Ceremony

Monday, May 30 at Noon Each year we honor the men and women who died serving in the U.S. military. The building will be open to all, as we encircle the carousel, and visitors will be invited to remember a fallen veteran with his or her name, and perhaps a brief story. Please join us! The ceremony will begin at 12pm, and last approximately one hour. Brad Goode, Associate Professor of Jazz Studies at CU Boulder, will play taps. Then, …

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7th Annual Memorial Day Ceremony 5/29

The first official ride for the Carousel of Happiness, 7 years ago, was a silent ride in memory of 2 marines and an experience that would inspire Scott Harrison, U.S.M.C. (1966 – 1972) to create a menagerie of whimsical animals and restore a carousel for everyone to enjoy. Every year on Memorial Day the community of Nederland gathers, with Mr. Harrison, at the Carousel of Happiness to remember those who died serving in the armed forces around the world, in …

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Happy New Year!!

The Carousel is Turning 5 and Writing a Book Read all about it in the latest newsletter

The Carousel is Turning 5 and Writing a Book

This coming Memorial Day the Carousel will be celebrating 5 years. To mark this event we’ll have souvenir tickets, fun new gift shop merchandise and ‘the book’. A local author, and one of the people instrumental in bringing the Carousel to life, is writing the story of our Carousel. The book will cover its beginnings as a new Looff Carousel built for the Saltair Amusement Park, its journey to Nederland and include Scott’s story. The book will be available online …

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HOURS

Friday, Saturday, Sunday: 10 am – 5 pm

Monday through Thursday: 11 am – 5 pm

Last ride of the day at 4:45pm    ~    Open 7 days a week!

* Open Late for Fourth Fridays at Caribou Village *

Friday June 24: 10am – 8pm

Call (303) 258-3457 for more information