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Lakeside Park Carousel

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Address: 1 Lakeport Road | Lakeside Park, St. Catharines, Ontario L2N 5B3, Canada
Phone Number: 905 934-1221
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Fun for kids

It's great for kids to get some old fashioned fun for extremely cheap. The carousel is an annual destination!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Su-Ann R
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Niagara, Ontario, Canada
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Niagara, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's great for kids to get some old fashioned fun for extremely cheap. The carousel is an annual destination!

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Thank Su-Ann R
Ontario
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My daughters love going to this carousel! They ride 5-10 times in a row. The music the view of the beach, the playground. They always love to go. At 5 cents a ride you can't beat the price. Lots of parking available, and it is totally shaded. The employees are funny and keep the kids entertained.

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

still only 5 cents. You cant go wrong, both for kids and adults. not too crowded early in the morning but can be during the weekends

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Thank Stewart W
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I love this carousel! It has such history attached to it. I have brought my children here and now my grandchildren

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Thank Islanddivas
St. Catharines, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Really great experience riding the antique carousel in Port Dalhousie, near St Catharines, Ontario. Located near the beach there is ample parking, kids playground, parks, sandy beach with wheelchair access using mats. The carousel is authentic dating back to 1903 and has both stationary mounts and jumpers ( up and downers my grandkids call them! ). Beautifully restored this ride... More 

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Thank GeoffOAFC
St. Catharines, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I take my grandchildren here often over the summer and at 5 cents a ride you can let them on as many times as they want. I was here today August 22 nd 2016 and had a good look at the carvings as it went around. Fantastic figures lovingly restored.

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Thank Culzean555
St. Catharines, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

There was lots to do for every family member, the food was excellent and lots of fun things to see! Ending with a spectacular fireworks show! The family thoroughly enjoyed themselves!

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Thank Sandy G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great for the small ones as well as parents. It is well maintained by volunteers and is still only five cents a ride. It is one attraction that my grandchildren want to go to when they come to town to visit. Right on the shores of Lake Ontario.

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Thank bobrjm
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This classic carousel is just as beautiful as when I was a kid. And YES a ride still only costs a nickle. It still plays the old classic music and there are donation boxes available for contributions. It used to have the history of the carousel posted inside. However, sadly, I noticed a few years ago it is no longer... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great for kids, still 5¢. There is a nice park beside the carousel for extra fun. There are nice restaurants near by for breakfast and lunch.

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