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Free carousel rides in Prospect Park on Thursdays in August

Take the kids for a free spin on the enchanting and historic Prospect Park Carousel every Thursday during the month of August.

  • Prospect Park Carousel

  • Prospect Park Carousel

  • Prospect Park Carousel

Prospect Park Carousel

Free carousel rides in Prospect Park on Thursdays in August

There is something about an old-fashioned carousel that gets kids to queue up, whether it's the rush to choose the fanciest horse or waving at spectators every lap. Starting on August 1, Prospect Park is offering free carousel rides for children accompanied by an adult every Thursday of the month (it's one of our favorite picks for the month of August!). While the little ones enjoy the mesmerizing bobbing and whirling, parents can check out the rich history of the carousel. The ornate ride was carved in 1912 by Charles Carmel, the same designer who carved the iconic B&B Carousell horses in Coney Island.


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