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Individual Rides - Season Passes - Bulk Tokens - Renting the Carousel & Group Usage

Check our Activities Calendar to view events & reservations at the Carousel!
The Carousel can accommodate several group rentals at one time during public hours.

Individual Rides           

50 cents for kids,  $1 for adults.
No charge for an adult to stand next to a young child.


Ride Every Animal Challenge – $15

For those kids who like a challenge - Purchase the Ride Every Animal Passport, ride each animal once for free and get a stamp.  Once your passport if full, turn it in for a free prize!  Will you take the challenge?  No expiration.


Frequent Rider Reward Card - $10

Pre-pay for 21 kids rides or 11 adult rides, get one free ride plus complete the punch card and redeem it at Captain Roy’s for $5 off!! Expires 10/31/22.

Season Pass - Unlimited Rides all season long!

Individual/Family Pass (immediate family members) or Grandparent & Grandkids pass - $49

Childcare Provider Season Pass - Unlimited rides for kids in your care.

Fee: 1-5 kids: $40
6-15 kids: $50
16 - 30 kids: $60
31+ kids: $70
Joint Pass - Up to 3 programs under the same parent company - $135

Complete our Online Form for your Carousel Season Pass


Our riders come in all ages!

Buy a Bunch of Tokens!

Buy 60, get 10 free - $30
Buy 100, get 25 free - $50
One token per child’s ride, two tokens per adult ride

Special Thanks To:
Eric J. Hermann Design & Photography - many, many photos and website design
JTM MultiMedia, Inc. - website hosting, maintenance & happy-to-help attitude

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