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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5 cents per ride! Incredible! And that’s what the donor insisted on long ago. Have family fun in Port Dalhousie!!!

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Spent the afternoon with my Great Niece from out of town.Was not sure how to entertain her so Port Dalhousie beach and go for a ride.Road a elephant, then horse the music was loud and like the old...

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What a wonderful nostalgic ride for only a nickle! Great for all ages! Lakeside Park has a lovely beach on Lake Ontario, great new picnic pavilion, boats, harbour walkway, nearby stores and...

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