About the Carousel
About the Band Organ
About America's Carousels
* 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
Come work with us!
The carousel is open for the season and has openings for an employee and several volunteers.
Executive Director Colleen Murphy Roth is looking for a Shift Supervisor to oversee on-site operations on a part-time basis, starting immediately. Customer service and volunteer management experience required.
She also is welcoming back continuing volunteers and recruiting new volunteers. Call her at 651-489-4628 today. You'll be glad you did!
Order our book and CD online
* 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.
* By Special Arrangement. A new CD of 32 artfully arranged tunes played by our band organ.
Like us on Facebook... and get updates, events, interesting facts, and more. Facebook.com/cafcarousel
See our visual tour and a video
/Get Directions from Google Maps
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 5/13/2015.