About the Carousel
About the Band Organ
About America's Carousels
* 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
Give-to-the-Max Day in Minnesota
Gifts of any size help us restore worn paint, repair a broken leg, and maintain century-old gears.
That's why we are happy to participate in Give-to-the-Max Day, when the Give MN web site invites gifts to a wide variety of Minnesota nonprofits.
Just visit our page between now and Thursday, November 12. And please tell your friends!
Like us on Facebook... and get updates, events, interesting facts, and more. Facebook.com/cafcarousel
Our book and CD are great gifts!
* State Fair Carousel, Saving a Minnesota Treasure. Enjoy our book about the 100-year history of Cafesjian's Carousel and the community effort that saved it from auction in 1988 and keeps it spinning. Order online.
* By Special Arrangement. A new CD of 32 artfully arranged tunes played by our band organ. Order online.
See our visual tour and a video
/Get Directions from Google Maps
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 11/9/2015.