Covid-19 Plan – Latest Update

Thank you for planning to visit the Carousel of Happiness. This page provides the latest update on Covid-19 mitigation practices.

Boulder County Moves to Level Clear

On May 16, 2021, Boulder County will move to Level Clear for the next 90 days, which will be an observation period under the Public Health Order. Under Level Clear, mitigation measures and restrictions on capacity are no longer required, although Boulder County’s mask order may continue for an unspecified period of time.

Carousel Returns to Normal Operations Starting May 20 

The Carousel of Happiness will return to its normal operations starting May 20, with the same regular cleaning, sanitizing and ventilation practices that we used before Covid-19. We will continue our staff wellness screenings and keep hand sanitizer available in our public spaces.

Once again, visitors may enter the building through the front door, purchase tickets and line up to ride the carousel along the perimeter of the Carousel House, staying as long as they wish to enjoy the art and music. After riding, visitors will exit back through the front room and gift shop.

Puppet Theatre and Party Room Reopen

Our second-floor Puppet Theatre will reopen, and families are welcome to engage in creative play with our gently used puppets.

Our upstairs Party Room also can be reserved for birthday parties. Call (303) 258-3457 or select parties for more information.

We hope you enjoy your visit!

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Mondays and Thursdays, 11 am-5 pm

Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays: 10 am-5 pm

Call (303) 258-3457 for more information.


Face masks required for all riders 10 and up, under order by Boulder County Public Health.