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The Holyoke Merry-Go-Round

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221 Appleton Street
Holyoke, MA 01040
(413) 538-9838 www.holyokemerrygoround.org

The Holyoke Merry-Go-Round  carousel is comprised of 48 magnificent horses hand carved by the Philadelphia Toboggan Company: 16 standers on the outside row that are stationary, 14 jumpers in the middle row, 18 standers and jumpers in the inner row and 2 chariots. The Merry-Go-Round features 56 original scenic panels, 864 brightly colored lights and 98 beveled mirrors.

The Holyoke Merry-Go-Round is located in Holyoke Heritage State Park, the site on which Holyoke Heritage State Park is located was once used by the William Skinner Silk Mill. Holyoke Heritage State Park was planned after the mill burned down.

Today, the Holyoke Heritage State Park boasts landscaped grounds for picnicking and views of the canals and mill buildings between Dwight and Appleton streets in historic downtown Holyoke. Take a spin on the Holyoke Merry-Go-Round, situated in the southwest portion of Holyoke Heritage State Park, also home to the Children’s Museum of Holyoke and Volleyball Hall of Fame. Holyoke Heritage State Park Visitors Center tells of the history of industry in Holyoke, focusing on how industries were built and flourished and were forced to adapt and eventually close.The Visitor Center is open Tuesday through Sunday from noon to 4:30. Admission is free.

October 2018

Holyoke, Autumn Train Ride

October 27 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
The Holyoke Merry-Go-Round, 221 Appleton Street
Holyoke, MA 01040
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The annual Nostalgic Autumn Train Ride on the Pioneer Valley Railroad Lines will take place Saturday, Oct. 27, at 9 and 11 a.m. as participants take a seat on the 1930's era fully restored coach during the hour-long trip along Holyoke's longest running rail line. Reservations are required by Oct. 22. The train will leave Holyoke at Heritage State Park, 221 Appleton St., and travel to the Westfield line and return. Before each ride there will be bagpipes played, and the…

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The Holyoke Merry-Go-Round, Halloween Party

October 27 @ 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
The Holyoke Merry-Go-Round, 221 Appleton Street
Holyoke, MA 01040
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Starting at 11:30 a.m. AC Moore & the Merry-Go-Round will host the best Halloween Craft.  Come in & decorate your very own Drawstring Halloween Bag & a special Halloween Mask both FREE WITH A PURCHASE OF A TICKET TO RIDE!  Just a $2. ticket will get you a Drawstring Bag, Mask, & a Ride on the Merry-Go-Round.  Then at 1:00 pm the Holyoke Park & Recreation HALLOWEEN PARTY IN THE PARK will begin with More Rides for you, Music, Goody…

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