Holyoke Merry-Go-Round, Forest Park Zoo on the Go
Sunday, August 6th
Forest Park Zoo on the Go- an educational outreach program that brings live animals, artifacts, and other educational material for families to enjoy. This will be a unique opportunity for families to touch, and observe the animals, as well as ask individual questions. Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary will then help you to discover wildlife in your own backyard.
Sunday, August 20th
Carousel Horse Art-Moms and Dads bring in the kids to create your very own Carousel Horse! Color it, paint it, create new exciting horses using Dot Art! Artists from the Holyoke Senior Center are on hand to help you create your one of a kind carousel horse. Please call to let us know you’re coming so we have ample supplies. Walk ins are also welcome!
SUMMER FAMILY FUN FEST 2017
This program is supported in part by a grant from the Holyoke Local Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.
The Holyoke Merry-Go-Round is the original Merry-Go-Round from Mountain park and has been located in Holyoke Heritage State Park since 1994. The carousel includes 48 horses hand-carved by the Philadelphia Toboggan Co., 56 original scenic panels, 864 brightly colored lights, and 98 beveled mirrors and the original Artizan Factories band organ from 1929. Our beautiful carousel was built in 1929 and is still providing families from all over the area with a safe and memory making experience. Our unique setting is the perfect place for events such as weddings, showers, family reunions and of course birthday parties. For more information, please visit our web site www.holyokemerrygoround.org or call (413) 538-9838.
The Holyoke Merry-Go-Round is open Saturdays and Sundays, 12-4 PM and we are located in Holyoke's Heritage State Park, just a short stroll through the park from the Children's Museum at Holyoke and Volley Ball Hall of Fame. Tickets 2 per ride or 6 for $10.
Holyoke Merry-Go-Round (at Heritage State Park)
221 Appleton Street
Holyoke, Massachusetts 01040