Hours and Tickets


  • 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.


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

May 1-Labor Day

Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Sept 3-Oct 27

Saturday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Oct 17-20 – MEA Weekend, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Free Days

May 9, June 13, July 25, Aug 22, Sept 5,
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 a wheelchair sits in place of 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