Olcott Beach Carousel Park


5979 E Main St, Olcott, NY 14126

About Olcott Beach Carousel Park

Olcott Beach Carousel Park, nestled at 5979 E Main St in Olcott, NY 14126, is a charming and nostalgic family-friendly attraction that offers a delightful step back into the simpler times of early 20th-century amusement parks. This quaint park, located near the scenic shores of Lake Ontario, is especially known for its beautifully restored vintage carousel, a centerpiece that captures the hearts of both young and old visitors.

The park features a collection of classic rides, including the vintage 1928 Herschell-Spillman carousel, which is the star attraction. Riders can enjoy the gentle whirl of the carousel on one of its meticulously restored horses, each painted and maintained with great care to preserve their historical integrity. Besides the carousel, the park offers a variety of other vintage rides such as a kiddie Ferris wheel, a miniature train ride that meanders through the park, and several other children’s rides that evoke the charm of yesteryears.

Olcott Beach Carousel Park operates with a token system, making it an affordable entertainment option for families. The park’s atmosphere is further enhanced by its location in the picturesque town of Olcott, known for its small-town charm and beautiful waterfront views. The park itself, while modest in size, is lovingly maintained, with landscaped areas, picnic spots, and snack stands that add to the overall experience.

In addition to the rides, the park sometimes hosts special events, live music, and activities that celebrate the local community and its history. These events provide an extra layer of enjoyment for visitors and often feature crafts, games, and performances that are suitable for all ages.

Visiting Olcott Beach Carousel Park is like taking a trip back in time. It’s a place where the pace is slower, the rides are gentler, and the emphasis is on creating lasting memories with family and friends. The park’s commitment to preserving the joy and simplicity of a bygone era makes it a unique and cherished destination for those looking to experience the magic of traditional amusement rides and the warmth of community spirit.

Olcott Location

5979 E Main St, Olcott, NY 14126