Celebrating the Carousel, July
July 5, 2012
The C.W. Parker Carousel is celebrating a century of service.
To celebrate, artist José Rivashas been commissioned to create original paintings of three horses to be featured as a "horse of the month" from June through August. Each month, posters featuring one of the horses will be given away to the first 5,000 riders.
Horse #10, Valiant, has been selected as the "horse of the month" for July.
Free half hour tours of the carousel are offered every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 1:00 pm. Explore the history of the machine and its beautiful, hand-carved horses.
Interpretive panels about the carousel's history have been installed at the carousel building, and visitors can also learn more about the individual horses using two new touch-screen computers.
Gate Admission is FREE, Carousel Rides are $2.30 each.Go to Top