A new futuristic carousel is coming soon to Battery Park. With glass-and-steel aquatic creatures illuminated by fiber optic and LED lights, the new SeaGlass carousel will be a ride to remember. Read more.
Open from May-October, this extremely popular merry-go-round, built in 1999, is handicap accessible. Find the most comprehensive list of operating/soon-to-be operating carousels in NYC on MetroFocus Read more.
Open April – June, this 100-year old vintage carousel features over 50 magnificently carved animals. It opened in Coney Island first and was moved to Prospect Park in 1952. Read more.
A ride on the bug carousel is almost like a science experiment! It's open year-round and is great for kids. Read about other NYC Carousels worth visiting on MetroFocus Read more.
Open daily April – October, and weekends November – March this popular NYC carousel spot has been around since 1871. Read about other NYC Carousels worth visiting on MetroFocus Read more.
Open April – October, this carousel came to Flushing Meadows for the World’s Fair in 1964 and has been there ever since. Read about other NYC Carousels worth visiting on MetroFocus Read more.
Open year-round, this petite carousel spins slowly to French cabaret music and features 14 animals — not just horses. Read about other NYC carousels worth visiting on MetroFocus Read more.
Open year-round, this waterfront merry-go-round first opened in May 2010 & features 33 hand-carved wooden animal figures native to the area. Read about other NYC carousels worth visiting on MetroFocus Read more.
Fun Fact: Built in 1922 and bought by Jane and David Walentas in 1984, this meticulously restored carousel just opened in September of 2011 and it is open year-round. Read more.
Built in 1997, this modern carousel’s design is based off of children’s drawings of animals. It is open year-round and offers riders stunning views of the Hudson River and the GW Bridge. Read more.