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About the Band Organ

About America's Carousels

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Quick Facts
* Operated by volunteers
* 68 horses, 2 chariots
* Built 1914 by Philadelphia
INDToboggan Company
* At Minnesota State Fair
IND75 years
* Rescued from auction
INDin 1988
* Named for benefactor
INDG.L. Cafesjian
* Operating Wurlitzer 153
INDband organ


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Closed for the season.
We will reopen May 1, 2017. We operate daily from May 1 through Labor Day, and weekends in September and October. We look forward to seeing you next year!

Volunteer with us... and have the time of your life. If you enjoy this beautiful carousel, spirited music, and happy riders, you'll love helping make it happen. Join the men and women who operate the carousel, sell tickets, work at the gift shop, or provide other skills including office assistance and promotional help. Find out more.

Our book and CD make great gifts!
carousel history book * State Fair Carousel, Saving a Minnesota Treasure. Enjoy our book about the 100-year history of Cafesjian's Carousel and the community effort that saved it from auction in 1988 and keeps it spinning. Order online.

carousel cd * By Special Arrangement. A new CD of 32 artfully arranged tunes played by our band organ. Order online.


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and get updates, events, interesting facts, photos, and more. Facebook.com/cafcarousel

See our visual tour...
and get directions from Google Maps

visual tour
...and enjoy this video

Cafesjian's Carousel from St Paul Communications Services on Vimeo.


Our Fair Carousel, Inc.,
not-for-profit owner and operator of Cafesjian's Carousel,
1245 Midway Parkway, St. Paul, Minnesota 55103; 651-489-4628.
Last updated 11/12/2016.