The 2013 Season is now over.
Thanks for a Great Year!
2013 Clowns at the Carousel - Union Park
All activities were FREE and open to the public thanks to our generous sponsors.
There was carousel rides, food, inflatable rides, stage and strolling entertainment,
educational information for everyone, and of course clowns.
Click here for photos of the 2013 event.
For more information about Clowns at the Carousel, visit www.clownsatthecarousel.com
13th Annual Rollin’ Relics - Cruise to the Carousel - 2013
was held on August 25th
2013 Rollin' Relics Cruise to the Carousel winner is
Larry A. Osborn of Des Moines
The Rollin’ Relics is the largest annual contributor to the Heritage Carousel!
Click here for photos of this year’s show!
The Heritage Carousel is accessible to everyone!
||Our new ramp makes it easier for people in wheelchairs and those that might have difficulty stepping up to board. The Carousel has two Chariots designed specifically to accommodate 2 child wheelchairs or 1 adult wheelchair.
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Thank you Dee Zee!
Wow – over 44,000 rides were taken on the
Thanks for your support of the Carousel – we look forward to another fun season of going ‘round in 2014!
Adopt-An-Animal on the Heritage Carousel
Naming rights or special message* to be displayed for the season
season pass for unlimited rides (family or Grandparents & all grandkids)
t-shirt and discount on rentals or bulk token purchases.
A certificate of adoption, season pass and t-shirt coupon available.
*Animal name or message may be decided now or at a later date.
Perfect for those who love to ride the Carousel, a unique way to honor someone you care about,
a great way to help the Carousel remain available for all to enjoy!
Each animal or chariot adopted ~ donation** of $150 or more.
(**season pass & shirt are optional & value ($45) must be subtracted for tax deductible purposes.)
Click here to view the available animals open for adoption!
Season Passes make great gifts for Birthdays and Christmas for those who love to ride & those who watch your Carousel Kid too!
Unlimited rides for the 2013 season!
Individual & Family Pass ~ for immediate family members ~ $35
Grandparents & all the Grandkids ~ $35
Childcare Provider Pass ~
1 - 5 kids ~ $40 6 -15 kids ~ $50
16 - 30 kids ~ $60 31+ kids ~ $70
Watch for announcements for the opportunity to purchase Your Carousel Kid Card next Spring!
These will go quickly once we put them on sale in the spring,
with thoughts of Carousel rides ahead!
Each card offers 7 kid rides ~ $3.
Reserve the Carousel for your party or gathering now!
Ideal for small & large group usage. Private & Open Hours Rentals available.
PARTY BOXES AVAILABLE – You provide the food and friends, we’ll take care of the rest!
Click for more details
|Keep the Carousel going round –
A special way to support the Carousel, honor a friend, remember a loved one or recognize your business.
Click here for more details!
|The Carousel offers fun for groups of any size – big or small!
Private Rentals, Open Hours Rentals, Tokens, Carousel Kid Cards!
Perfect for parties, schools, organizations, reunions!
Available through November!
Click here for more details!
Friends Of The Carousel
Help support the goal of the Des Moines Carousel
Foundation to maintain and operate this beautiful and authentic
Carousel and provide a wholesome, nostalgic and affordable
form of entertainment for all to enjoy. Donations received
will help with on-going maintenance needs such as the band
organ, the building, and painting of both the animals and the
Carousel. Click here for
Special Thanks To:
Eric J. Hermann Design & Photography - many, many photos and website design
JTM MultiMedia, Inc. - website hosting, maintenance & happy-to-help attitude