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Silver Beach Carousel

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Address: 333 Broad Street, Saint Joseph, MI 49085
Phone Number: 12699828500
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Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Description: MAKE A MEMORY ALL YEAR ROUND!The horses, the tigers, the hippocampus, the...
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 lights as the band organ’s music happily soars and dips with the gears. Each figure is beautifully hand-carved and hand-painted by the artisans at The Carousel Works. Around the top of the carousel you can learn about our local history – told as no one else in the world has told it on a carousel – using historic photographs. As you gaze at those 18 rounding boards, you’ll become part of our story, too.You’ll find all the magic and wonder of the Silver Beach Carousel below the bluff in St. Joseph, just yards from Lake Michigan’s Silver Beach, named one of the top 10 family beaches by Parents magazine. Open all four seasons, you can ride a different carousel figure or chariot every week and fill the year with a new memory each time. Our sea serpent chariot is wheelchair accessible so everyone can ride! Tokens are available for cash or credit card at the admissions desk or for cash from our token machine. To find us, click here for a map and directions.THERE’S SO MUCH MORE TO DO!Riding the carousel is just one of the fun things you can do at Silver Beach. Steps away from the carousel is Michigan’s tallest kaleidoscope and Curious Kids’ Discovery Zone by Curious Kids Museum, an entertaining place for toddlers to teens to explore water exhibits, a climbing wall and traveling exhibits. Next door to us is the beautiful Silver Beach Shadowland Ballroom, where special celebrations and wedding dreams come true. Across the road is the Whirlpool Compass Fountain where you can splash in the mist on warm days. And throughout the year, plan to join us for lots of fun events.Our Silver Beach Center packages let you create hours of fun at special prices. The Activities Room is an easy place to celebrate your child’s next birthday or a special event. Just let us know what day you’d like to book by clicking here. You’ll also find carousel gift ideas in our onsite and online gift shops. Or check out other gift ideas and sponsorship opportunities here.So come for the best ride in town – it’s unforgettably happy!
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A Great Day

My husband and I felt like kids again. The volunteer took our picture so that we will always remember a great day.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Crown Point, Indiana
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Crown Point, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

My husband and I felt like kids again. The volunteer took our picture so that we will always remember a great day.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

This is our second visit to the St Joseph beach area and our second time visiting the Silver Beach Carousel since 2012. Lots of fun nostalgia for the young and old. 48 unique carousel figures and two chariots await your choosing. Tokens are available for cash or credit card at the admissions desk or for cash from our token machine.... More 

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Huntley, Illinois, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Awesome ride on a huge carousel in a huge beach park by Lake Michigan. Kids all loved it and so did we.

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Batesville, Indiana
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I enjoyed riding the carousel with my granddaughter! We loved the music from the pipe organ, the model train exhibit, the replica pieces from the original amusement park,and the caramel corn,it's a must buy to take home item!! Lots for the kids to enjoy!!

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Westmont, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

My grandchildren and I loved this carousel, we love the whole area and went back two weeks in a row. You feel like you are taking a step back in time when on the carousel. Make sure you stop in the gift shop where for .25 cents you can hear the history of Silver Beach. It is a fun, clean,... More 

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Kihei, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We went to the carousel on the request of a 4 year old cousin, but all six kids (ages 4-15) hopped aboard. Rides were $2/each, but we bought 7 tokens for $10. There are goofy hats to borrow while riding if anyone is so inclined. The adult who stood/rode with the 4 year old was free.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

On our recent trip to Silver Beach; we saw this adorable Carousel!! The building itself is full of memorabila, music and the smell of popcorn. This is a great place to take the kids and teens and grown-ups. As we entered there were some teenagers playing corn-hole. Kids with parents riding the Carousel. We loved this place! It's well kept,... More 

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Elkhart, Indiana, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Really cool for kids or adults. Reasonably priced! Easy to pop in when your visiting the beach or the shops of St. joe.

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Saint Joseph, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Took the grandkids to the Carousel. It's one of their favorite places. The love the fresh cotton candy. The new gift shop had many new items. Afterwards we went to the Centennial Fountain and Silver Beach Park.

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Stevensville, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Silver Beach Carousel is for the entire family. After a carousel ride, enjoy playing checkers, drawing pictures, relaxing in a rocking chair or seeing old memorabilia from St. Josephs old days. Check yourself out in the fun mirrors and get your fortune told by a "mediun" in a booth, an old relic left over from House of Davids "Shadowland". The... More 

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Additional Information about Silver Beach Carousel

Address: Address: 333 Broad Street, Saint Joseph, MI 49085
Phone Number: 12699828500
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Berrien County  >  Saint Joseph
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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