Hours and Tickets


  • Tickets are $4; everyone on the carousel must have one.
  • Exceptions: Children under age 1 ride free with paying adult.
  • Adults 90 and older may ride free.

Tickets to Cafesjian's Carousel

  • Children need to be 3 years old to ride alone on an inside row.
  • Children need to be 5 years old to ride alone on the outside row.


We operate five days a week from May 1 through Labor Day, and weekends through October, weather permitting.

May 1-Labor Day

Thursday, 11 a.m. — 4 p.m.
Friday, 11 a.m. — 4 p.m.
Saturday, 11 a.m. — 4 p.m.
Sunday, 11 a.m. — 4 p.m.
Monday, 11 a.m. — 4 p.m.

Sept 7-Oct 27

Saturday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Thursday, Friday of MEA week, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Free Days

5/28, 6/25, 7/30, 8/27, 9/24, all 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

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


Our carousel can accommodate one wheelchair per ride. A rolling ramp provides access to the carousel platform, where one chariot is modified so that one person using a wheel chair can sit ‘in place’ in the chariot’s front seat.

Carousel Location

Cafesjian’s Carousel is located in St. Paul’s Como Park, just south of the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory and the Visitor Center.

Links to Maps and Transportation:

Location Map