Season Passes or Open-Hour Rentals at The Heritage Carousel of Des Moines (51% Off). Four Options Available.

Capitol Park

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$35 51% $18
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In a Nutshell

Families, grandparents and grandkids, or party groups ride on a hand-carved, hand-painted replica of a turn-of-the-century carousel

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Sep 23, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required for Open-Hour rental. Valid for remainder of the 2012 season. Family pass valid for 2 primary adults and kids living in the home. Grandparent pass valid for 2 grandparents and all grandchildren. Valid every day but Mondays through 8/21/12, and only on weekends 8/21/12 - 9/23/12 Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Without carnival rides, grownups could only relive their childhoods by wearing oversize trench coats and pretending to be two kids pretending to be an adult. Step right up to this Groupon.

Choose from Four Options

  • $17 for one open-hour rental for up to 12 guests (a $35 value)
  • $22 for one open-hour rental for 13–20 guests (a $45 value)
  • $17 for an individual or family season pass (a $35 value)
  • $17 for a grandparent and grandkids season pass (a $35 value)

An open-hour rental entitles guests to unlimited rides on the carousel while it remains open to the public. Renting customers also have access to a reserved picnic area. A season pass grants unlimited rides all season long. The season includes full-time hours through August 21, and is open for weekends through September 23.

The Heritage Carousel of Des Moines

As children and their caretakers enjoy a leisurely day at Union Park, a cluster of animals—storks, giraffes, brown bears, and ostriches among them —suddenly storms past. What sounds like a stampede is really the family-friendly site of The Heritage Carousel of Des Moines, which has been entertaining guests since 1998. For only 50 cents, participants can hop aboard the turn-of-the-century replica carousel, which builders hand carved from basswood and hand painted. As the dulcet tones of an old-fashioned band organ hum in the background, the carousel accommodates children, wedding parties, and bull riders in training. Elsewhere, riders can pause from carousel excursions to sample other Union Park attractions such as multiage play equipment and the Rocket Slide, whose recent repainting replicates its original look from the early 1970s.

Customer Reviews

The people who run it are greatand the kids all had fun.
Lance L. · October 24, 2012
It was a great place for a birthday party--4 years old. Everyone young to old had agreat time.
Melissa O. · September 26, 2012
hidden treasure in dsm! Loved it
Chaitanya V. · September 19, 2012
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    Capitol Park

    1802 Pennsylvania Avenue

    Des Moines, IA 50316

    +15153238200

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