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I am so thrilled to recommend this place. Sassy the cat was my favorite animal. Great costumer... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Jeannie Lea P
Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
A Kingsport MUST SEE

Kids have a blast on the hand crafted, hand painted (by Kingsport residents) animals on this big... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kingsport, Tennessee, United States
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“hand carved”(13 reviews)
“per ride”(7 reviews)
The Kingsport Carousel Project began in 2008 and has now involved around 400 volunteers from Kingsport and many surrounding communities. Volunteers have worked tirelessly with the goal of creating and operating a carousel for Kingsport. The Carousel...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
350 Clinchfield St, Kingsport, TN 37660-3604
+1 423-480-9702
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I am so thrilled to recommend this place. Sassy the cat was my favorite animal. Great costumer service and all around fun. In fact, we took four rides on the carousel it was so much fun.

Thank Jeannie Lea P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Kids have a blast on the hand crafted, hand painted (by Kingsport residents) animals on this big beautiful carousel. It's right near the Farmers market for fresh fruits and veggies (seasonal hours, Google that) and in the Food City parking lot, so even if the...More

Thank Kristen767
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

Even big kids, like me, love to ride the carousel! We had friends in town and took them to the Saturday morning Farmers Market in downtown Kingsport. It made for a good excuse to ride along with the 6 year old on the carousel. Love,...More

Thank Vickie S
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Took our 7 month old grandson the other day for our first visit to the carousel. He loved it and it is beautiful. I watched as kids ran up to ride. Several were repeat weekly visitors as the man running it knew their names and...More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed July 29, 2018

Great carousel with hand-carved local animals etc to ride on. It's free and there are some decent places to eat across the parking lot.

Thank 1HotCherry
Reviewed July 18, 2018

I take my grandson to the carousel at least 2 times a month. The rides are fun for all ages. With a price that is very resonable for kids and adults.

Thank rayadam2018
Reviewed July 10, 2018

After living on the west coast for nearly four decades, I came back to visit my hometown of Kingsport a few years ago. While here, I decided to visit my old alma mater, Lynn View High School. I’d heard that it was no longer a...More

Thank Wayne J
Reviewed June 29, 2018

What a gorgeous carousel. This is a very unique and beautiful ride in a very decorative hand carved and maintained work of art. Free parking, farmers market next door, gift shop and very inexpensive rides. A must see if in Kingsport and it is worth...More

Thank harryh409
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

This jewel of the Kingsport community reflects all the best of what we offer as citizens. Lovingly conceived and constructed by volunteers, it provides unconditional joy to all who enter. Go ride. No matter your age, you will feel the excitement of discovery with each...More

Thank John S
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Great place for families. We have had some issues in the past where a party takes over. Would be a great party for younger kids.

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October 6, 2016|
Response from Gnana7 |
I was asking the question to you! Do kids 10 & over like the carousel ?
Misty L
October 2, 2016|
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Response from Yatsailor | Reviewed this property |
The weight limit is 200 pounds for the movable animals. They are hollow and hand carved. One of the operators the last time we were there told us that a few had to be repaired recently.
September 1, 2016|
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Response from NancyPat280 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, private rentals and children's party pkgs. are available, starting at $100 for 20 people, including unlimited rides. call 423-392-8418 for available dates and times.