Frequent Riders & Groups  
Check out these ride package options that give you more bang for your buck!
Ride All Day?
Unlimited Rides Single Day Wristband
Only $10 each
Ride or Share?
18 Rides Punchcard for $20 (saves $7)
50 Rides for $55 (saves $20)
Comes as two 25-ride punchcards
125 Rides for $150 (saves $37.50)
Ride All Year?
Rodeo Club Riders Annual Pass
**Ride unlimited for up to 5 people per visit.
**Valid for 1 full year upon date of purchase
  Ride Specials & Programs  
Happy Hour Fridays
$1 Rides from 5pm-7pm
Every Friday
Carousel Honors & Cares Programs
People with physical disabilities
are welcome to ride the carousel at no cost.
Go to the Gift Gallery to pick up a Complimentary Pass.
Active or Retired Military, Public Service
or Emergency Response Personnel
Receive 5 free rides upon your visit
on any of these national holidays
*Memorial Day
*Remembrance Day
*Veterans Day
Christmas Day & New Year's Day
Open Noon-4pm
Free Carousel Rides
*Suggested non-perishable food donation to support Marion-Polk Food Share

Take a Ride with Us!

Catch the Brass Ring!

Win a free ride

if you

Catch the Brass Ring


Serendipity the Salmon

as you pass by on the Carousel!

Play is subject to staffing availability.

Feel free to request a game!

Height and other restrictions may apply. 

We accept payment options:
Cash (ATM onsite)
Credit/Debit Card

*There is a $5 minimum purchase for card transactions.


Accessibility & Riding Rules:

All guests are asked to acknowledge all rules posted. If you have any questions or need any additional accommodations,

please ask one of our friendly staff or volunteers on duty to assist you.

People with physical disabilities are welcome to ride the carousel at no cost (go to Gift Gallery to pick up Complementary Pass).


Children under 42" tall must be accompanied by an adult (18 years or older). 


There is a weight limit of 250 pounds per rider.

All riders are encouraged to wear the saddle belt for their safety. Saddle belts must be worn by all riders age 11 years old and under. 

Please be mindful and use the stirrups when mounting the Carousel.

This ride is wheelchair accessible.

Clothing and footwear are required to ride.

Balloons, drinks or food items are not allowed on the carousel at any time.


For rider and operator safety, please:

NO Side saddle riding

NO Riding backwards

NO Double riding

NO Dismounting while the ride is in operation

Persons who are pregnant or have physical disabilities should evaluate this ride for potential risks before entering. Salem's Riverfront Carousel is not liable for consequences that may occur from riding the carousel.

Persons who are visibly ill or under the influence of drugs or alcohol are not permitted to ride. The operator has the right to refuse entrance to the carousel.

Riders must exit the carousel between each ride. One rider per token or ticket.

Walking on the ride platform while the ride is in motion is prohibited.


Mon - Thur : 10am - 6pm

Fri - Sat: 10am - 7pm

Sun: 11am - 5pm

Get Here

Located in Historic

Downtown Salem at the

intersection of

Front St and State St.

101 Front St NE

Salem, Oregon 97301

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We strive to keep the dream alive by embracing our community.


Our goal remains to inspire creative living, community cohesiveness, cooperation, diversity, inclusion, imagination and fun, for all

generations to come!

To help us Keep the Dream Alive,

make a donation today!

© 2001 Salem's Riverfront Carousel

Salem’s Riverfront Carousel is a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Organization. Federal Tax  ID #91-1815668.