Upcoming Events at the Carousel!
Clowns at the Carousel!
This annual event provides free, family-friendly fun for the Greater Des Moines area including food, entertainment, inflatables, carousel rides, bike helmets, and more!
Event Date: Sunday, August 2nd
We are currently looking for volunteers to assist with this wonderful event. Volunteer work is fun and rewarding! Jobs include helping children get on and off of inflatables, assisting families signing liability waivers for inflatables, filling cups of water and lemonade, delivering water/gatorade to volunteers and clowns, serving food and popcorn, and more.If you are interested in helping out with this fabulous and FUN community event, please find more information and sign up to volunteer at:
Cruise to the Carousel
Join the Rollin' Relics for this fabulous, annual car show! On Sunday, August 30th, come and see a car show like no other! Lots to see, a raffle, food, and more starting at 9 am! Free carousel rides sponsored by The Rollin' Relics from 11 am- 4 pm! You won't want to miss this!
Tuesday-Thursday 12 pm-7 pm
Friday-Sunday 11 am -8 pm
Closed Mondays (available for private rentals)
Looking for a fun, affordable venue to host a birthday party, anniversary, family reunion, employee appreciation day, and more?! Consider The Heritage Carousel! For more information on renting the Carousel, click here.
Keep riding the Carousel all season long!
Get your 2015 season passes now!!
(Family, Grandparent, or Childcare Provider season passes available.) Family and Grandparent Season Passes are only $35!* Check prices for Childcare passes here.
*Shipping and Handling of $0.50 will be added to your online season pass order.
To purchase your Season Passes, merchandise, and/or donate:
There were thousands of smiles as the Carousel went around and around this season!
Wow – over 42,000 rides were taken on the
Adopt-An-Animal on the Heritage Carousel
Keep the Carousel going 'round and affordable to many!! For a minimum donation of $150, you can adopt one of the animals or chariots on the Carousel! Perfect for those who love to ride the Carousel, a unique way to honor someone, and a great way to help the Carousel remain available for all to enjoy! Included in your adoption donation is:
Dates are filling up! The Carousel is an ideal location for both small and large group usage.
Friends Of The Carousel
Help support the goal of the Des Moines Carousel
Foundation to maintain and operate this beautiful and authentic
Carousel and provide a wholesome, nostalgic and affordable
form of entertainment for all to enjoy. Donations received
will help with on-going maintenance needs such as the band
organ, the building, and painting of both the animals and the
Carousel. Click here for
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