A nonprofit arts & culture organization  •  Nederland, CO  •  303.258.3457

Holiday Adoptions are a Very Special Gift!

Adopting one of our unique animals is one of the best ways to support the Carousel and become a part of our family. We hope every smile experienced here turns into countless more beyond our doors!  Funds raised by animal adoptions contribute to the maintainance and repair of our century-old carousel and band organ, and help us continue on our mission to inspire happiness.  Carousel Animal Adoptions are usually for one year, and you can learn more about regular adoptions at the “Learn More” link below.

A Holiday Adoption is a fun way to keep us spinning!
3-month adoption period for a donation of at least $180

As a special Holiday promotion, we’re offering a 3-month adoption period for some of our riding animals.  Typically, these are given as gifts to friends and family, and the animal will be adopted for the person you choose.  They will receive a special certificate of the adoption, noting that it was adopted for them by you!  As an extra option, we can post the adoption on our social media pages, celebrating the gift recipient, and/or hang a copy of the adoption certificate on our walls around the Carousel.  Learn More…



The Holiday adoption also comes with a nice gift from our Carousel of Happiness gift shop: a mug (of hot chocolate!) with our tagline, “Don’t Delay Joy,” and a special souvenir.  We can ship the gift package and certificate to anywhere in the U.S. for an additional flat rate fee.  Call us, or send an email to [email protected], for more information.

See our other great gift options, inlcuding “Holiday Bundles of Joy”

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10am to 5pm


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10am to 5pm

Last ride of the day at 4:45pm

Call (303) 258-3457 for more information

Join us for the 2nd Annual


$1 Carnival Games

Popcorn, Cotton Candy, Festival Fare

Two Circus Shows at 1pm and 4pm

Show Tickets $45-$55 per person

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We are a 501c3 Arts and Culture organization on a mission to promote happiness, well-being, and service to others through stories and experiences.  Your donation today will keep us spinning for another year!