Looff Carrousel in Riverfront Park opens for the season Friday

The horses have been polished and are ready to ride

Debby Dodson, 509.625.6623

Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 1:51 p.m.

One of the most visited attractions in Spokane welcomes all ages to feel like a kid again and take a ride on our famous and historic Looff Carrousel.

Riverfront Park's 1909 Looff Carrousel is on the National Register of Historic Places and is one of America's most beautiful and well preserved hand-carved wooden carrousels. Our Looff Carrousel proudly features 54 horses, 1 giraffe, 1 tiger, 2 Chinese dragon chairs and a brass ring to catch. It can also accommodate wheelchairs.

The Carrousel building also houses our Gift Shop where you can purchase Riverfront Park souvenirs.

How much does it cost to ride the Carrousel?

  • All Ages one ride per token
  • $2 per token – 8 tokens $10 – 20 tokens $20
  • Unlimited Rides with Season Pass and Day Pass.
  • Two and under free with paid adult

Please note: For the safety of our younger guests the minimum height requirement is 42 inches unless accompanied by an adult.

About Riverfront Park

The City of Spokane's Riverfront Park is considered one of the most scenic urban parks in the nation. With over 100 acres to explore, much of it located on an island, you are sure to discover the magnificent Spokane Falls and River, the Expo '74 Pavilion, 1902 Clocktower, 1909 Looff Carrousel, the Sculpture Walk which includes the Riverfront Rotary Interactive Fountain, giant Red Wagon, garbage eating goat, Vietnam Memorial, Centennial Trail bike path, Havermale Point and inviting meadows and conservation areas. In addition to the abundant scenery, Riverfront Park offers year round fun and entertaining options for the whole family. The 1909 Looff Carrousel, SkyRide Over the Falls, Giant Screen IMAX Theatre, Pavilion Amusement Rides and outdoor covered Ice Palace will engage guests for a full day of opportunities. Riverfront Park is also the host of the largest regional events including Bloomsday, Hoopfest, Pig Out in the Park, 4th of July Festival, First Night Celebration, Pow Wow and the Armed Forces Torchlight Parade.