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This 36-foot, Americana-themed carousel sits on National Plaza at the north end of National Harbor along the waterfront. In addition, enjoy the nearby newly-built playground, toddler play area and picnic tables for families looking to relax and soak up some sun at the harbor.

And since all kids love a Carousel, National Harbor now features a special event option grown-ups can get equally excited about! Birthday party planning is a breeze – bring your own party snacks and supplies or let us handle the details; the choice is yours! Our party packages include everything from supplies to cake to food to goody bags. We look forward to helping you host a truly memorable “big day” for your little ones.

For more information about hosting a birthday party or event at the Carousel, please email

Carousel Ticket Prices:
$7 per child for unlimited rides
Adults ride FREE
Purchase tickets HERE

The Capital Wheel and The Carousel Combination Tickets Package:
Child: $15.50 per child
Outing 25 – 999: $15.00 per person
Outing 1000+: $13.00 per person
* All prices plus tax.

Carousel Hours of Operation:
Hours: Friday & Saturday, 12:00pm-8:00pm, Sunday, 12:00pm-6:00pm, Monday-Thursday, CLOSED.

The Carousel at National Harbor
137 National Plaza
National Harbor, MD 20745

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