Lakeside Park Carousel

Lakeside Park classic is like riding a time machine

Riding this hundred-year-old carousel really takes you back, and will bring out the child in anyone. The carousel’s own history goes back to turn-of-the-last-century Brooklyn, New York before making its way to St. Catharines in 1921.

The beautifully restored horses, lions, camels, and goats – 68 in all – were all carved by hand. And how charming is it that it still only costs a nickel per ride?

The carousel is now open daily from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. until Labour Day.

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1 Lakeport Rd, St. Catharines, ON L2N 5B3, Canada

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Ranked #1 of 44 things to do in St. Catharines

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When we moved to St. Catharines, bwing near Port Dalhousie was a MUST so we could make frequent trips to the carousel! Such a timeless attraction, it never gets old!

R2707RImichellem

Niagara Falls, Canada

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A wonderful piece of history for all to enjoy! Takes you back to when you were young! And a beautiful setting right by the beach!

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Toronto, Canada

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The carousel is awesome, such a cool landmark. It’s also got a great park attached, and the beach is a nice spot to hang out and have a picnic.

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