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Silver Beach Carousel

Open Now: 11:00 - 20:00
Open today: 11:00 - 20:00
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Just went to look, not to ride. But it’s a very beautiful carousel. Lots of individualized animals... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Janet O
Beautiful Carousel!

Sooooo much fun! Reminds me of going to the local fairs when I was a kid. This is one of the most... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
New Buffalo, Michigan
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“cotton candy”(25 reviews)
“amusement park”(26 reviews)
“gift shop”(30 reviews)
MAKE A MEMORY ALL YEAR ROUND! The horses, the tigers, the hippocampus, the panda, the clown fish - in all, 48 unique carousel figures and two chariots - are whirling with excitement to see you. Come pick your favorite and ride beneath 1000 twinkling...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
333 Broad St, Saint Joseph, MI 49085-1083
+1 269-932-1141
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 16 June 2014

So how can Daddy say No on Fathers Day.... especially when mommy is paying for it! Ride the horsey round and round!!! $2 per ride ... not outrageous for being in the middle of a summer tourist trap! Kid enjoyed!!!! Next...pizza...across the street!

2  Thank Larry_Leizel
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 1 September 2014

This is pretty much your average carousel, but I liked that you could walk to it straight from the beach. It was $2 a ride and they had funny hats and things you could wear while you rode if you wanted to. The carousel was...More

2  Thank Cassandra C
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Just went to look, not to ride. But it’s a very beautiful carousel. Lots of individualized animals, all very well done and in excellent condition. The carousel runs even if only a few children are riding (it was off season, so it wasn’t very crowded).

Thank Janet O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sooooo much fun! Reminds me of going to the local fairs when I was a kid. This is one of the most beautiful carousels I have ever seen. A must! Check for hours to make sure they are open when you want to go.

Thank T S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with my husband and kids, carousel was very cute and loved the Halloween decorations. Staff was very friendly and helpful, highly recommend to stop by if in the area

Thank Alena P
Reviewed 2 October 2018

This carousel is gorgeous. The history of the area is depicted in some of the paintings on top, and each of the animals are beautifully carved. During the Christmas season, they are dressed up in hats and scarves. There's lots to do in this area-...More

Thank MotherOfTwoSons
Reviewed 14 September 2018

I came to this Carousel near the water park in Saint Joe, and found it awesome. A great place to have fun in special kids. Loved watched the children go around . Highly recommended.

Thank aperez2000
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

A must! Silver Beach Carousel. $3/person. Silver Beach Amusement Park Museum (Free) is in the same building. Also, check out Michigan’s largest Kaleidoscope (free) (also in the same building). Exploring Downtown Saint Joseph. Michigan. 9/1/18.

2  Thank DrSkippy
Reviewed 8 September 2018

We had to wait forty minutes to ride this carousel because of a wedding party booking which was quite difficult in the heat of the afternoon/early evening and I suggest they invest in some seating on the outside. Oldies on their pins are not so...More

Thank a2jmockler
Reviewed 7 September 2018

So much fun, anytime you ride a Carousel, it caters to the kid in us and the kids are having fun! Everyone is going around in such a good mood, laughing, smiling, eating ice cream or cotton candy, again such FUN!

Thank MzMBB
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

This carousel is a classic with exquisite details in the art work and animals. The magic of childhood is relived when the music starts and the lights sparkle. The Carousel house is one of the various activities on Silver Beach on Lake Michigan. Even if...More

1  Thank newyearsbabySt_Louis
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Silver Beach Carousel is one of our favorite places at St. Joe and the people who work there are very kind and friendly. The location is great, right next to Whirlpool fountain and Kids museum.

Thank travelwithkate2018
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18 November 2017|
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Response from casinosisters | Reviewed this property |
The carousel is closed for the rest of the year. The lighthouse is a short walk past it and has a paved walkway. You will need to eat at Silver Beach Pizza which is a working train station with the best pizza anywhere. I... More
29 May 2017|
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Response from Frederick R | Reviewed this property |
The "area" itself is free. The carousel is $2.00 tokens that go for quite awhile! you can buy food in that little area. The beach is right there.
Barb D
25 June 2015|
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Response from Katie W | Property representative |
Ho! Ho! Ho! It's Christmas in July at the Carousel! We're decking the House and making everything merry and bright for a week of holiday cheer! Come ride Noel the Christmas Horse. Sing along to joyful Christmas tunes. Take... More