About the Carousel
About the Band Organ
About America's Carousels
Give to the Max Day
is Thursday, Nov. 13
Please keep the carousel in mind as you go online to support Minnesota non-profit organizations. We're participating for the first time. You can even give early! Learn more here.
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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!
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|Now 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.
* 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
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 11/9/2014.