Experience the magic! Take a spin on a 1910 carousel, lovingly restored with 56 whimsical, hand-carved animals turning to the music of a 1913 Wurlitzer band organ. Located in the historic mountain town of Nederland, just one hour from Denver on the Peak to Peak Scenic Byway.
- Activities/Tours for Leisure/Business groups:
- Event Space:
- Group Activities Description: The Carousel will open for groups during the winter off season and must be reserved a week in advance. Includes a guided tour and complete story of the Carousel and its creator Scott Harrison. Mr. Harrison will also speak to groups about his experiences and motivation to create and finish the Carousel project. For Mr. Harrison you need to reserve a month in advance and is subject to his availability.
- Hours: Open 7 days a week, May to Sept., then closing on Tues. and Wed. in the fall/winter/early spring. See website for more details.
- Indoor Fire Code: 175
- Miles to airport: 65 miles
- Motor Coach Parking:
- Onsite Parking Spaces: 50
- Total Capacity (if applicable): 175
- Facility & Décor Description: The Carousel of Happiness is an enclosed restored 1910 carousel. Space includes the area around the carousel, a small meeting room and a gift shop area that can be rearranged.
- Allow Buy Out:
- Additional Green Practices/Awards: Compost paper towel waste and supporter of NedCompost.
- Green Practice Desc: Solar Panels help power the Carousel, carpet is made from corn, and wood trim is salvaged beetle kill pine. Uses passive solar heat and radiant floor heating (93% efficient.) The Carousel composts its paper towel waste supporting the local non-profit NedCompost.
- Description The Carousel of Happiness is an enclosed restored 1910 carousel. Space includes the area around the carousel, a small meeting room and a gift shop area that can be rearranged.
- Catering Any licensed caterer
- Type of Venue Gallery/Museum, Special Events Venue
- Type of Event Reception
- Number of Rooms 1
Full Buy Out
- Reception Capacity: 175