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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.

December 2019

The Holyoke Merry-Go-Round, Santa

December 14 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm EST
The Holyoke Merry-Go-Round, 221 Appleton Street
Holyoke, MA 01040
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SANTA'S SECOND VISIT. Come on in and visit with Santa. Make your list and put it in his mailbox.  Color, and make a craft and enjoy the day.  He will be so happy to see you, and Santa LOVES to ride on the Merry-Go-Round! Friday, November 29th - December 23rd  The Giving Tree  -  Bring in a pair of mittens, gloves, a hat, or a scarf and receive a free ticket to ride.  We will be donating these items to…

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The Holyoke Merry-Go-Round, Santa

December 21 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm EST
The Holyoke Merry-Go-Round, 221 Appleton Street
Holyoke, MA 01040
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Santa's back for his final visit before the big day!  Come on in & take a ride with Santa on the Merry-Go-Round! He will be so happy to see you, and Santa LOVES to ride on the Merry-Go-Round! Bring in an item for our Giving Tree and receive a free ticket to ride!  We will also have Merry-Go-Round Bulbs for sale that can be personalized on site!  Last minute stocking stuffers and lots of fun! Friday, November 29th - December…

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The Holyoke Merry-Go-Round, Day After Christmas

December 26 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
The Holyoke Merry-Go-Round, 221 Appleton Street
Holyoke, MA 01040
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We are closed December 24th & 25th.  Open again on December 26th!

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Holyoke’s Annual First Night Jr. New Year’s Eve Celebration

December 31 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm EST
The Holyoke Merry-Go-Round, 221 Appleton Street
Holyoke, MA 01040
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It's our 22nd Annual First Night Junior we will be open from 10:00am - 4:00pm.  Join the Holyoke Merry-Go-Round, Children's Museum at Holyoke, and the Holyoke Heritage State Park as we celebrate ringing in the New Year with all of the children.  We have Facepainting, Characters, Ice Sculpting, Music, Forest Park Zoo on the Go, and much more.  For only $8.00 per person, including parents, you can ride the Merry-Go-Round all day, attend all of the events, and play in…

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