Getting Here

About the Carousel



Getting Involved

About the Band Organ

About America's


Cafesjian's Carousel pavilion
Our pavilion
was dedicated in June 2000.


We operate Tuesday through Sunday from May 1 through Labor Day, and weekends through October, weather permitting.

May 1-Labor Day
Tues-Fri 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Sat-Sun 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Also Memorial Day and Labor Day 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Labor Day-Oct 31
Sat-Sun 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Also Oct 18 and 19 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Free Days
May 14, June 18, July 16, Aug 13, Sept 17

Weather note... The carousel does not operate when the temperature is below 45 or above 95 degrees.

busy carousel

* Tickets are $2; everyone on the carousel must have one.

* Exceptions: Children under age 1 ride free with paying adult.

* Adults 90 and older may ride free.

Easy to find
Cafesjian's Carousel is in St. Paul's Como Park, just south of the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory and the Visitor Center.

For directions to the park and a map see the Como Park website. While you're there, check information on parking and the convenient and colorful shuttle bus.

rider in wheelchair Our carousel can accommodate one wheelchair per ride. A rolling ramp provides access to the carousel platform, where one chariot is modified so a wheelchair sits in place of the chariot's front seat.

Our Fair Carousel, Inc.,
not-for-profit owner and operator of Cafesjian's Carousel,
1245 Midway Parkway, St. Paul, Minnesota 55103