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2023 Upcoming Events
ALL EVENTS, DETAILS AND OFFERINGS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT ANY TIME.

February 2023

Mon Feb 6

Sensory Hour

10am - 11am

We believe that Salem's Carousel is a place for all to come to and feel welcomed and valued. During this hour, we will turn off the music (and shut off Carousel lights if requested) to provide a quiet and calming ride experience for guests with Autism or other sensory sensitivities.

Sat Feb 11th

Cupid's Day Out Activity Pass

Free Activities for All:

*Sweethearts photo booth and Carousel card making craft

Upgrade your visit with the
Cupid's Day Out Activity Pass:

*Includes: free activities above AND four Carousel rides, Valentine cookie decorating, small popcorn & a goody bag!

 

Food and crafts limit one per pass purchased.  Passes will be available for purchase while supplies last.

$10 each 

($7 each for annual pass holders)

On sale day of event starting at opening at 10am. 

March 2023

Mon Mar 6th

Sensory Hour

10am - 11am

We believe that Salem's Carousel is a place for all to come to and feel welcomed and valued. During this hour, we will turn off the music (and shut off Carousel lights if requested) to provide a quiet and calming ride experience for guests with Autism or other sensory sensitivities.

Fri Mar 17th

St. Patrick's Day 10 Rides for $15 Pass on Sale!

On sale this date only! Receive 10 rides for only $15 - one of our most popular ride promotions. Available for purchase in person at our location only - not available online.

Sat Mar 25th

NEW EVENT!
Spring Fairytale Brunch

Two party times:

11am & 2pm

$35 per person. Children 2yr & under are free. Children must be accompanied by an adult, and that adult must also have a paid admission.

 

Stay tuned for booking information!

Will open online booking starting Feb 1.

 

Guests will be greeted by a special guest fairytale princess and enjoy a buffet of brunch delights. The princess will entertain with song and guide the little princes and princesses through a craft activity and Carousel rides! Photo opportunities and a small gift is included!

In partnership with:

When You Wish Events

April 2023

Mon April 3rd

Sensory Hour

10am - 11am

We believe that Salem's Carousel is a place for all to come to and feel welcomed and valued. During this hour, we will turn off the music (and shut off Carousel lights if requested) to provide a quiet and calming ride experience for guests with Autism or other sensory sensitivities.

Sat April 22nd

Spring Activity Pass

Upgrade your visit with the Earth Day Spring Activity Pass:

*Includes: 4 Carousel Rides, decorated flower pot craft, plant your own starter, make a garden stake, and enjoy a small bag of popcorn.

$10 each

($7 each for annual pass holders)

 

Food and crafts limit one per pass purchased.  Passes will be available for purchase while supplies last.

On sale day of event starting at opening at 10am. 

May 2023

Mon May 1st

Sensory Hour

10am - 11am

We believe that Salem's Carousel is a place for all to come to and feel welcomed and valued. During this hour, we will turn off the music (and shut off Carousel lights if requested) to provide a quiet and calming ride experience for guests with Autism or other sensory sensitivities.

Mon May 29th

Free Rides for Active and Retired Military, Emergency Response and Public Service Members

Receive up to 5 free rides for active or retired military, emergency response or public service members in honor of Memorial Day.

Sun May 7th

Step In Time Tea with Mary:
A practically perfect in every way tea party

$35 per person. Children 2yr & under are free. Children must be accompanied by an adult, and that adult must also have a paid admission.

 

Stay tuned for booking information!

Online booking link will be released March 15th,

Guests will entertained by the most beloved and magic nanny of them all! Enjoy a full tea service featuring a selection of delicious sandwiches, pastries and desserts, craft activity, photo opportunity and Carousel rides included!

In partnership with:

When You Wish Events

Sat May 27th

Memorial Day 10 Rides for $15 Pass on Sale!

On sale this date only! Receive 10 rides for only $15 - one of our most popular ride promotions. Available for purchase in person at our location only - not available online.

June 2023

Mon June 5th

Sensory Hour

10am - 11am

We believe that Salem's Carousel is a place for all to come to and feel welcomed and valued. During this hour, we will turn off the music (and shut off Carousel lights if requested) to provide a quiet and calming ride experience for guests with Autism or other sensory sensitivities.

Sat June 17th

Summer Hours in Effect

Summer hours go into effect:

Mon-Sat : 10am-6pm

Sun : 11am-6pm

Sat June 3rd

Salem Carousel's 22nd Birthday Celebration

Celebrate over 22 years of magic with us! 

ALL DAY (10am-5pm):

$1 Rides

Carousel Birthday Card Making

Sing 'Happy Birthday' and enjoy a complimentary slice of cake at Noon!

Available while supplies last.

Sat June 10th

NEW EVENT! A Night with the Superheroes Event

6pm-8pm

 

$35 per person. Children 2yr & under are free. Children must be accompanied by an adult, and that adult must also have a paid admission.

 

Stay tuned for booking information!

Online booking link will be published April 15th.

 

Guests will enjoy an action-packed evening with some pretty amazing superheroes!

The evening includes:

*Superhero skill games

*Superhero crafts

*Yummy snacks & treats

*Meet/greet & photo opportunities

*Unlimited carousel rides

*Superhero goody bag

In partnership with:
When You Wish Events

July 2023

June 2023

Mon July 3rd

Sensory Hour

10am - 11am

We believe that Salem's Carousel is a place for all to come to and feel welcomed and valued. During this hour, we will turn off the music (and shut off Carousel lights if requested) to provide a quiet and calming ride experience for guests with Autism or other sensory sensitivities.

June 2023

Tues July 4th

CLOSED

The Carousel will be closed for the 4th of July holiday.

June 2023

Sat July 15th

National Carousel Day Activity Pass

FREE for ALL ACTIVITIES include:

*Meet Carousel carvers & painters

*Take a Carousel tour

*Carousel activity pages

 

Upgrade your visit with the National Carousel Day Activity Pass:

*Includes: Free activities above AND four Carousel Rides, soap carving activity, DIY carousel horse paper craft activity, and a hot dog!

$10 each

($7 each for annual pass holders)

 

Food and crafts limit one per pass purchased.  Passes will be available for purchase while supplies last.

On sale day of event starting at opening at 10am. 

August 2023

June 2023

Sat Aug 5th

Summertime 10 Rides for $15 Pass on Sale!

On sale this date only! Receive 10 rides for only $15 - one of our most popular ride promotions. Available for purchase in person at our location only - not available online.

June 2023

Mon Aug 7th

Sensory Hour

10am - 11am

We believe that Salem's Carousel is a place for all to come to and feel welcomed and valued. During this hour, we will turn off the music (and shut off Carousel lights if requested) to provide a quiet and calming ride experience for guests with Autism or other sensory sensitivities.

September 2023

Sat Sept 2nd

Sensory Hour

June 2023

10am - 11am

We believe that Salem's Carousel is a place for all to come to and feel welcomed and valued. During this hour, we will turn off the music (and shut off Carousel lights if requested) to provide a quiet and calming ride experience for guests with Autism or other sensory sensitivities.

Tue Sept 5th

Winter Hours in Effect

June 2023

Winter hours go into effect:

Mon-Sat : 10am-6pm

Sun : 11am-6pm

Mon Sept 11th

Free Rides for Active and Retired Military, Emergency Response and Public Service Members

June 2023

Receive up to 5 free rides for active or retired military, emergency response or public service members in honor of 9/11 Remembrance Day.

June 2023

Sat Sept 2nd

Back to School 10 Rides for $15 Pass on Sale!

On sale this date only! Receive 10 rides for only $15 - one of our most popular ride promotions. Available for purchase in person at our location only - not available online.

June 2023

Tues Sept 5th

Winter Hours in Effect

Winter hours will go in effect.

Mon-Sat : 10am-5pm

Sun : 11am-5pm

June 2023

Mon Sept 4th

CLOSED

The Carousel will be closed for the Labor Day holiday.

June 2023

Mon Sept 11th

Free Rides for Active and Retired Military, Emergency Response and Public Service Members

Receive up to 5 free rides for active or retired military, emergency response or public service members in honor of 9/11 Remembrance Day.

June 2023

Tues Sept 5th

Sensory Hour

10am - 11am

We believe that Salem's Carousel is a place for all to come to and feel welcomed and valued. During this hour, we will turn off the music (and shut off Carousel lights if requested) to provide a quiet and calming ride experience for guests with Autism or other sensory sensitivities.

October 2023

June 2023

Mon Oct 2nd

Sensory Hour

10am - 11am

We believe that Salem's Carousel is a place for all to come to and feel welcomed and valued. During this hour, we will turn off the music (and shut off Carousel lights if requested) to provide a quiet and calming ride experience for guests with Autism or other sensory sensitivities.

June 2023

Sat Oct 28th

Scarousel Bash Activity Pass

FREE ACTIVITIES FOR ALL:

*Halloween photo booth

*Paper lantern making

Upgrade your visit with the Scarousel Bash Activity Pass:

*Includes: Free activities above AND four Carousel Rides, Halloween food crafts, goody bag, a mini pumpkin and a hot dog!

 

$10 each

($7 each for annual pass holders)

 

Food and crafts limit one per pass purchased.  Passes will be available for purchase while supplies last.

On sale day of event starting at opening at 10am. 

June 2023

Mon Oct 30 & Tues Oct 31

CLOSED

The Carousel will be closed for holiday decorating and scheduled maintenance. We will reopen in full holiday spirit on Fri Nov 3rd.

November 2023

June 2023

Wed Nov 1 & Thurs Nov 2

CLOSED

The Carousel will be closed for holiday decorating and scheduled maintenance. We will reopen in full holiday spirit on Fri Nov 3rd.

June 2023

Sat Nov 11th

Holiday Open House

Receive 20% off merchandise in our Gift Shop.

Holiday 10 Rides for $15 Pass on Sale!

June 2023

Fri Nov 24th

Annual Signature Event: Santa Arrives to Salem Aboard the Carousel Express at Noon

Wait in anticipation for Santa's arrival while sipping complimentary hot cocoa (while supplies last). Santa will arrive aboard the Carousel Express Train in front of the Carousel, will greet guests as he moves through crowds, will hop on the Carousel for a ride and then be available for Photos with Santa!

Photos with Santa:

12:15pm-5pm

Visits are always FREE!

Photos:

$15 for a Carousel Keepsake Photo (also includes up to 5 shots with your own device)

Just want to take your own photo? $5 for up to 5 shots with your own device - fee is per device.

This event would not be possible without the generous in-kind contribution from Portland Western Railroad.

June 2023

Sat Nov 25th

Holiday 10 Rides for $15 Pass on Sale

On sale this date only! Receive 10 rides for only $15 - one of our most popular ride promotions. Available for purchase in person at our location only - not available online.

June 2023

Mon Nov 6th

Sensory Hour

10am - 11am

We believe that Salem's Carousel is a place for all to come to and feel welcomed and valued. During this hour, we will turn off the music (and shut off Carousel lights if requested) to provide a quiet and calming ride experience for guests with Autism or other sensory sensitivities.

June 2023

Thurs Nov 23rd

CLOSED

The Carousel will be closed THANKSGIVING DAY. We will reopen on Friday Nov 24th.

June 2023

Fri Nov 24th

Ultimate Stocking Stuffer Ride Pass on Sale through Christmas Eve!

Get 50 Rides for only $65 - that's $10 off our regular promotional price. A $100 value - saving $35. 

Comes as two 25-ride passes - makes great gifts or stocking stuffers!

June 2023

Fri Nov 10th

Free Rides for Active and Retired Military, Emergency Response and Public Service Members

Receive up to 5 free rides for active or retired military, emergency response or public service members in honor of Veteran's Day.

June 2023

Fri Nov 24th thru Sat Dec 16th

Letter from Santa

FREE! From Friday Nov 24th through Sat Dec 16th, submit your Letter to Santa form and receive a letter from the jolly ol' elf himself by Christmas!

We will do everything we can to help get your letter from Santa delivered to you! Successful delivery of letters may be impacted due to post delays/losses and illegible, incorrect, incomplete or missing addresses.

Forms will be available starting Nov 3rd to print at home from our website, physical forms to be picked up/completed at the Carousel, or a digital form can be submitted online.

June 2023

Sat Nov 25th

Photos with Santa
(Walk-In Availability)

10am-12pm & 12:30pm-5pm*

Santa will be taking a 20-min cookie break at 2:30pm.

Visits are always FREE!

Photos:

$15 for a Carousel Keepsake Photo (also includes up to 5 shots with your own device)

Just want to take your own photo? $5 for up to 5 shots with your own device - fee is per device.

December 2023

June 2023

October 2023

Sat Dec 2nd

2nd Annual:
Holiday Princess Tea Parties

Two party times:

11am & 2pm

$35 per person. Children 2yr & under are free. Children must be accompanied by an adult, and that adult must also have a paid admission.

 

Stay tuned for booking information!

 

Guests will be greeted by fairytale princesses and enjoy a full tea service including a variety of delicious sandwiches, pastries and desserts. Princesses will entertain with song and take Carousel rides together.

 

Keepsake photo and a small gift is included!

June 2023

October 2023

Sat Dec 9th

Photo with Santa
(Private Reservations)

10am-5pm

$25 per session - each session up to 10 persons per group.

Beat the lines and enjoy the convenience of securing a 5-minute photo session with Santa!

Each session includes:

One 4"x6" Keepsake Photo

Four 2"x3" Wallet Photos

Take photos/video with your own device

Digital copy of your photo (emailed)

A small gift for each child

Stay tuned for booking links to be published Sat Nov 11th.

June 2023

October 2023

Sat Dec 16th

NEW EVENT!
Holiday Fairytale Ball

5pm-7pm

$35 per person. Children 2yr & under are free. Children must be accompanied by an adult, and that adult must also have a paid admission.

 

Stay tuned for booking information!

 

Guests will be greeted by fairytale characters and enjoy a magical evening of dancing, singing, crafts and more!

Costumes are encouraged.

Keepsake photo and a small gift is included!

June 2023

October 2023

Tues Dec 19th

Photo with Santa
(Walk-In Availability)

10am-12pm & 12:30pm-5pm*

Santa will be taking a 20-min cookie break at 2:30pm.

Visits are always FREE!

Photos:

$15 for a Carousel Keepsake Photo (also includes up to 5 shots with your own device)

Just want to take your own photo? $5 for up to 5 shots with your own device - fee is per device.

June 2023

October 2023

Thurs Dec 21st

Photo with Santa
(Walk-In Availability)

10am-12pm & 12:30pm-5pm*

Santa will be taking a 20-min cookie break at 2:30pm.

Visits are always FREE!

Photos:

$15 for a Carousel Keepsake Photo (also includes up to 5 shots with your own device)

Just want to take your own photo? $5 for up to 5 shots with your own device - fee is per device.

June 2023

October 2023

Sat Dec 23rd

Photo with Santa
(Walk-In Availability)

10am-12pm & 12:30pm-5pm*

Santa will be taking a 20-min cookie break at 2:30pm.

Visits are always FREE!

Photos:

$15 for a Carousel Keepsake Photo (also includes up to 5 shots with your own device)

Just want to take your own photo? $5 for up to 5 shots with your own device - fee is per device.

June 2023

October 2023

Mon Dec 25th

CLOSED

The Carousel will be closed Christmas Day.

June 2023

October 2023

Mon Dec 4th

Sensory Hour

10am - 11am

We believe that Salem's Carousel is a place for all to come to and feel welcomed and valued. During this hour, we will turn off the music (and shut off Carousel lights if requested) to provide a quiet and calming ride experience for guests with Autism or other sensory sensitivities.

June 2023

October 2023

Sun Dec 10th

Photo with Santa
(Private Reservations)

11am-5pm

$25 per session - each session up to 10 persons per group.

Beat the lines and enjoy the convenience of securing a 5-minute photo session with Santa!

Each session includes:

One 4"x6" Keepsake Photo

Four 2"x3" Wallet Photos

Take photos/video with your own device

Digital copy of your photo (emailed)

A small gift for each child

Stay tuned for booking links to be published Sat Nov 11th.

June 2023

October 2023

Sun Dec 17th

Photo with Santa
(Private Reservations)

11am-5pm

$25 per session - each session up to 10 persons per group.

Beat the lines and enjoy the convenience of securing a 5-minute photo session with Santa!

Each session includes:

One 4"x6" Keepsake Photo

Four 2"x3" Wallet Photos

Take photos/video with your own device

Digital copy of your photo (emailed)

A small gift for each child

Stay tuned for booking links to be published Sat Nov 11th.

June 2023

October 2023

Wed Dec 20th

Photo with Santa
(Walk-In Availability)

10am-3pm*

Santa will be taking a 20-min cookie break at 12pm.

Visits are always FREE!

Photos:

$15 for a Carousel Keepsake Photo (also includes up to 5 shots with your own device)

Just want to take your own photo? $5 for up to 5 shots with your own device - fee is per device.

June 2023

October 2023

Fri Dec 22nd

Photo with Santa
(Walk-In Availability)

10am-12pm & 12:30pm-5pm*

Santa will be taking a 20-min cookie break at 2:30pm.

Visits are always FREE!

Photos:

$15 for a Carousel Keepsake Photo (also includes up to 5 shots with your own device)

Just want to take your own photo? $5 for up to 5 shots with your own device - fee is per device.

June 2023

October 2023

Sat Dec 23rd

Holiday 10 Rides for $15 Pass on Sale!

On sale this date only! Receive 10 rides for only $15 - one of our most popular ride promotions. Available for purchase in person at our location only - not available online.

June 2023

October 2023

Sun Dec 31st

FREE CAROUSEL RIDES
NEW YEAR'S EVE

Open 11am-3pm for FREE CAROUSEL RIDES as a gift of gratitude to the Salem Community.

Suggested non-perishable food donation to support Marion Polk Food Share.

June 2023

October 2023

Sat Dec 9th

Annual Signature Event:
Breakfast with Santa

8am-9:30am

$35 per person. Children 2yr & under are free. Children must be accompanied by an adult, and that adult must also have a paid admission.

 

Stay tuned for booking information!

Join us for one of our most popular signature events!

Enjoy a yummy breakfast, unlimited carousel rides during the event, and time with Santa. A keepsake photo with Santa is included!

June 2023

October 2023

Sat Dec 16th

Photo with Santa
(Private Reservations)

10am-3pm

$25 per session - each session up to 10 persons per group.

Beat the lines and enjoy the convenience of securing a 5-minute photo session with Santa!

Each session includes:

One 4"x6" Keepsake Photo

Four 2"x3" Wallet Photos

Take photos/video with your own device

Digital copy of your photo (emailed)

A small gift for each child

Stay tuned for booking links to be published Sat Nov 11th.

June 2023

October 2023

Mon Dec 18th

Photo with Santa
(Walk-In Availability)

10am-12pm & 12:30pm-5pm*

Santa will be taking a 20-min cookie break at 2:30pm.

Visits are always FREE!

Photos:

$15 for a Carousel Keepsake Photo (also includes up to 5 shots with your own device)

Just want to take your own photo? $5 for up to 5 shots with your own device - fee is per device.

June 2023

October 2023

Wed Dec 20th

Annual Signature Event: Pajama Party with Santa

5pm-7pm

$35 per person. Children 2yr & under are free. Children must be accompanied by an adult, and that adult must also have a paid admission.

 

Stay tuned for booking information.

Join us for our most popular and beloved event! 

Come dressed in your holiday pajamas and enjoy an evening with Santa and friends! Yummy hot dogs, pizza and a variety of treats will be served. Spend time with Santa and even story time! A Carousel Keepsake Photo with Santa is also included.

June 2023

October 2023

Fri Dec 22nd

Holiday 10 Rides for $15 Pass on Sale!

On sale this date only! Receive 10 rides for only $15 - one of our most popular ride promotions. Available for purchase in person at our location only - not available online.

June 2023

October 2023

Sun Dec 24th

FREE CAROUSEL RIDES
CHRISTMAS EVE

Open 11am-3pm for FREE CAROUSEL RIDES as a gift of gratitude to the Salem Community.

Suggested non-perishable food donation to support Marion Polk Food Share.

June 2023

October 2023

Mon Jan 1st

CLOSED

The Carousel will be closed New Year's Day.

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