Official site.
Getting There/Hours

About the Carousel



Getting Involved

About the Band Organ

About America's Carousels

INDDesktop Backgrounds
INDScenery Panels/
INDRounding Boards

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Quick Facts
* Operated by volunteers
* 68 horses, 2 chariots
* Built 1914 by Philadelphia
INDToboggan Company (PTC33)
* At Minnesota State Fair 75 years
* Rescued from auction in 1988
* Named for benefactor G.L. Cafesjian

Thanks for a great season!
We are closed until May 1, 2015. Meanwhile, see photos from our 100th birthday party!

Welcome to our new Executive Director!
Colleen Murphy Roth has been named Executive Director of Our Fair Carousel, Inc., effective March 2, 2015. She was selected by the board for her experience building and leading strong volunteer-dependent organizations and programs.

Order Our Book and CD Online

carousel history book * State Fair Carousel, Saving a Minnesota Treasure. Our new 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.

carousel cd * By Special Arrangement. A new CD of 32 artfully arranged tunes played by our band organ.
See Our Visual Tour and a Video
/Get Directions from Google Maps

visual tour

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

This site is maintained by Our Fair Carousel, Inc.,
not-for-profit owner and operator of Cafesjian's Carousel,
1245 Midway Parkway, St. Paul, Minnesota 55103; 651-489-4628

Created and maintained by Nancy Peterson. Last updated 3/1/2015.