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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.

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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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Saturday, April 5
National “Love Your Child Day!” What better way to show your children how much you love them than with a ride on our beautiful 85 years young carousel!
Sunday, April 6:
Special Opening at 11:a.m. for all who will participate in the Children's Museum at Holyoke's Breakfast with the Easter Bunny so that you can extend the family fun! (for Breakfast information with the Easter Bunny, call the Children's Museum (413)536-7048).We will also offer a 1/2 price ride to those who come in wearing their tartan plaid to celebrate "Tartan Plaid Day"
Easter Activities & Events
Saturday, April 1
Join us to decorate some special bunny ears.

Sunday, April 13
Create an Easter Card for a special person.

Friday, April 18
Open 11-4 for Friday of Easter weekend.

Saturday, April 19
Open 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.:
Holyoke Parks and Recreation Department’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt within Heritage State Park: 10-12. For information, visit www.holyoke.org. or call 322-5620.

Sunday, April 20
Easter Sunday! Come & visit with the Easter Bunny, 12 noon -3 p.m.! Wear your Easter finery, or your bunny ears & whiskers & be treated to a 1/2 price ride.

Monday, April 21 - Friday, April 2
Open 11a.m. - 4 p.m. for School Vacation Week. Come enjoy springtime at Holyoke Heritage State Park! Week includes Patriot’ Day holiday on Monday.

Saturday, April 26
World Veterinary Day. All Veterinarians who take such great care of our pets will receive a 1/2 price ride.




The Holyoke Merry-Go-Round is open Saturdays and Sundays,
12-4 PM and we are located in Holyoke's Heritage State Park, just a short stroll through the park from the Children's Museum at Holyoke and Volley Ball Hall of Fame.  For more information, please call (413) 538-9838. Don't forget to "LIKE" us on Face book!

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