The St. Louis Carousel is located in Faust Park, in Chesterfield, Missouri. Navigate our website to find out about our history, event rental spaces, and special events.w

Hours:        Tuesday-Friday:   10:00am-4:30pm  Saturday-Sunday: 10am-4pm



Photographers must have an appointment to do photo shoots (i.e. prom pictures, wedding pictures, engagement pictures, birthday, family, reunion pictures homecoming pictures etc.)  Available times are Tuesday-Thursday 8:45-9:45am or 4:30-5:30pm.  Price is $175 per hour or any part of an hour. Appointments must be made at least two weeks in advance.  To reserve your time call 314-615-8344.

Closings:  Easter, July 4th, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day

Status of the St Louis Carousel

We are open!

  • Strollers need to remain outside the building.
  • Children under four must have a paying adult (age 16 or older)
  • Birthday parties, Weddings/Receptions, Meetings, and Evening Parties may be booked by  contacting Tonya at 314-615-8344

Jack O’ Lantern Trail                        October 28, 2022             All Ages               

There is no fear of hiking for treats at night during the Halloween season when you are guided by the light and spirit of Jack O’Lanterns leading you to the reward of a trunk or treat. Costumes are not required but are certainly welcome. Admission can be purchased in advance or at the gate.

Submission of art on two different types of canvas – pumpkins and vehicles – are encouraged for this event. Completed Jack O’Lanterns and other forms of pumpkin art from artists of all ages will not only be competing against each other for visitor appeal but will also enhance the holiday setting.

Bring your decorated vehicles to serve as your stage to take part in trunk or treat. All artist (pumpkin or vehicle) must call 314-615-8344 or 314-615-8333 for decorating guidelines and themes.

Entrance to the event will be in 15 minute increments beginning at 6pm.

To register your spot for a particular time call 314-615-8344  Cost is $8 per person in advance  $10 at the gate

Friday, October 28th from 6 until 9 pm is the Jack O’Lantern Trail and Trunk or Treat!! If you purchase your reservations by the end of the day on Wednesday, October 26th you save $2. After Wednesday you will have to purchase your space at the gate for $10 per person. Call 314-615-8344 to reserve your spot before the price increases! Entrance to the event will be in 15-minute increments beginning at 6pm.

When you call for tickets PLEASE leave a message on the voicemail if the phone is not answered.  There is a very high number of calls coming in so there is a VERY high chance that we are on the phone getting someone ahead of you in the line their tickets.  Calls are returned in the order of which messages are left.  Thank you!

Also note:  the St Louis Carousel is closed on Mondays so if you call on Monday and the phone isn’t answered it’s because no one is there!  Leave a message and they will call you back ASAP!

Flashlight Candy Cane Hunt                     Nov 22, 2022                          All Ages            6-7pm

Did you hear the news!  A particular person has left candy canes all over the grounds at Faust Park.  Bring your flashlights and help us find them!  When you arrive at Faust Park Carousel you will get to decorate a bag for collecting the candy canes  Please dress according to the weather.  This event will happen rain or shine!

Cost: $10/child in advance, $15/child at the door.  No charge for adults.  To reserve your ticket call 314-615-8345.

There will be no refunds.

Christmas at the Carousel                        Dec 10, 2022                            All Ages            9:30-11:30 am

The St Louis Carousel and the Chesterfield Chamber joined to create a fun Holiday event for children. There will be cookie decorating, crafts, carousel rides, balloon twisting, and a visit from a very special person.  There will also be photo opportunities for parents to take pictures.

Reservations can be made by calling 314-615-8344 or 314-615-8345.  The cost is $15 per child; adults are free.