Hours and Tickets


  • Tickets are $3; everyone on the carousel must have one.
  • Exceptions: Children under age 1 ride free with paying adult.
  • Adults 90 and older may ride free.

  • 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 currently operate five days a week from May 28 through Labor Day, and weekends through October, weather permitting.

May 28-Labor Day

Mondays, 11 a.m. — 1:15 p.m.
Thursday-Friday, 11 a.m. — 4 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday, 11 a.m. — 6 p.m.

Sept 6-Oct 31

Saturday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Free Days

Wednesdays— 8/11 and 8/25 — 6-8 p.m.
Monday — 9/13 — 11 a.m. -1 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