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National Carousel Day

Hosted by Friends of Balboa Park

Celebrate the 3rd Annual National Carousel Day at the historic Balboa Park Carousel on July 25. There will be FREE carousel rides all day, and numerous family-friendly activities, including music, dancing, food and entertainment from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 The carousel has been a part of Balboa Park’s history since 1922, and its purchase by Friends of Balboa Park in 2017 is commemorated with a FREE community event on National Carousel Day each year. Bring a picnic blanket and sunscreen for a great day in Balboa Park!

Balboa Park Carousel

1889 Zoo Place
San Diego, CA 92101

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Jul 25, 2019
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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Inclement weather may cancel this event.

For more information, please call the park at 760-765-4098.

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For more information, please contact 619-316-0966 (text preferred).

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2688 E. Mission Bay Drive
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