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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 (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. Please join us next season. Meanwhile, see photos from our 100th birthday party!

Update on our search
The Search Committee received 74 applications for the new Executive Director position and will begin interviews soon. Applications closed January 5.

Now You Can 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.

* 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 1/5/2015.