Take a Ride

with Us!



*$1.50 Per Token, Per Rider

*$20 Punchcards - 18 rides (saves $7)

*Unlimited Rides Single Day Wristband: $10 each


*Bulk Rides: $150 (100 paid rides + 25 free rides. Saves $37.50)


*50 Rides for $55 (saves $20)

Accessibility & Riding Rules:


Children under 42" tall must be accompanied by an adult 18 years or older at all times

(the adult will not be charged to stand next to the child on the Carousel - only pay for child). 


Wheelchair accessible.


NO Side Saddle

NO Riding Backwards

NO Double Riding

NO Dismounting While Ride is Running

Riders MUST wear a seatbelt

Please be mindful and use the stirrups when loading onto or dismounting the Carousel

Catch the Brass Ring!

Win a free ride

if you

Catch the Brass Ring


Serendipity the Salmon

as you pass by on the Carousel!


Height restrictions apply  (there is a measuring chart next to the carousel gate).


Play is subject to staffing availability.

Feel free to request a game!

Payment Options:

Rides are available for purchase at:​

Token Booth (cash only)​ - ATM available on site

Gift Gallery (with cash or card)


We accept Visa, MC, American Express and Discover.

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

Carousel CARES Program:


*School & Day Care Centers can purchase 18 rides for only $20 ($1.11 per token).


*For every $25 you spend in the Gift Gallery (on merchandise), you will receive 4 free rides on the Carousel!

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

Carousel HONORS:


*Christmas Day 12pm-4pm - Free Unlimited Rides (canned-food donation suggested - for Marion-Polk Food Share project)


*New Year's Day 12pm-4pm - Free Unlimited Rides (canned-food donation suggested - for Marion-Polk Food Share project)


*Carousel Honors Program
   Receive 5 free rides for active or retired military, public service, or emergency response personnel.

   These are honored on:





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.