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  Fun at Holyoke Merry Go Round Welcome to the Holyoke Merry-Go-Round, located in historic Holyoke, Massachusetts, alongside the Heritage Park Visitor's Center, Children's Museum and Volleyball Hall of Fame. Our 1929 merry-go-round and pavilion is the perfect place for family fun, whether you're planning a birthday party, a business social or even dreaming of a special place to get married.






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merry go round partiesHoliday parties are extra special when held at the Holyoke Merry-Go-Round! There is still time to arrange for a private rental for the gatherings you are planning with family, friends and work colleagues. For more information call 413-538-9838 or e-mail mgrparties@aol.com.


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Check out our commercial Monday through Friday during morning programming for kids on WGBY-TV.



Tess in Merry-go-round commercial

The Happiness Machine
by Jay Ducharme
In 1988, Holyoke, Massachusetts, was a once thriving city coping with recession. Making it worse was the loss of Mountain Park, the city’s beloved amusement park. From these seemingly grim circumstances, a resident named John Hickey decided it was time to turn those circumstances around by saving the park’s vintage merry-go-round and placing it in the heart of the downtown area. Featuring dozens of color photographs, this is the inspiring story of that unprecedented effort which united a community and saved an important part of their history.

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AUGUST EVENTS


Summer Specials through August 24:
Tuesdays: Two for Tuesday:
2 people ride for $2.

Wednesdays: Senior Day: All seniors can ride for $2 all day & can treat their grandchildren to a 1⁄2 price, $1 ride.

Thursdays: Terrific Thursdays: join us for a fun time creating crafts with help from two of our special volunteers.
8/7 & 8/21: 11-1; 8/14 & 8/28: 12 – 2
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Friday, Aug. 1:
Our “Disco” Day! Wear your favorite Saturday Night dance outfit & receive a 1⁄2 price ride.

Free Fun Friday, August 8: Holyoke Merry-Go-Round rides will be free, also admission to the Children’s Museum & Volleyball Hall of Fame.
Free Fun Fridays are sponsored by Highland Street Foundation, The Boston Globe & WCVB TV Boston. Visit highlandstreet.org for information about this great program offering free admission on specific Fridays at 67 Museums and cultural venues in Massachusetts.

Saturday, Aug. 9: Are you ready for some football? Wear your favorite team colors & receive a 1⁄2 price ride

Friday, Aug. 15: Celebrating the 80’s! We’ll play some 80’s music while you ride.
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Saturday, Aug. 30: We are remembering the Pony Express & how mail used to be delivered. Come honor our ponies by taking a ride on your favorite!

Sunday, Aug. 31: Summer hours end.

Fall hours begin Sat., September 6, Saturdays and Sundays, 12 n. to 4 p.m.

 
Open Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 1, 12n. - 4 p.m.

We welcome summer camp, school & non-profit groups year round with 1⁄2 price rides. Come picnic in our park & enjoy a ride or two on your favorite horse!

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Holyoke Merry Go Round 20th Anniversary