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About the Carousel



Getting Involved

About the Band Organ

About America's Carousels

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Quick Facts

* Operated by volunteers
* 68 horses, 2 chariots
* Built 1914 by Philadelphia
INDToboggan Company (PTC33)
* At Minnesota State Fair 75 years
* Rescued from auction in 1988
* Named for benefactor G.L. Cafesjian

Thanks for a great season!

We are closed until May 1, 2015. Please join us next season. Meanwhile, see photos from our 100th birthday party! kid, mom, clown

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November 13 is
Give to the Max Day

That's when people go online to support Minnesota non-profit organizations. We're participating for the first time. Gifts will help expand our marketing and volunteer recruitment efforts in 2015. Learn more here.

Now Available Online...

carousel history book* State Fair Carousel, Saving a Minnesota Treasure. Our book about the history of the well loved old state fair carousel now called Cafesjian's Carousel, and the community effort that saved it from auction 25 years ago.

music CD* By Special Arrangement. A new CD of 32 tunes played by our band organ, chosen for their tuneful arrangements.

Cafesjian's Carousel from St Paul Communications Services on Vimeo.

This site is maintained by Our Fair Carousel, Inc.,
not-for-profit owner and operator of Cafesjian's Carousel,
1245 Midway Parkway, St. Paul, Minnesota 55103; 651-489-4628

Created and maintained by Nancy Peterson. Last updated 10/30/2014.