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2015 Season and Family Pass

The PNC Carousel 2015 season runs from April 11th through October 18th. You and your family can ride the carousel without tokens all season with a Family Season Pass. New this year, you can purchase your Season Pass (valid for two adults and up to four children) at an even lower price of $29 through Groupon!

Click here to purchase your Family Season Pass via Groupon

About the Carousel

The PNC Carousel carries on an historic tradition of carousels in Pittsburgh parks. The original Schenley Park Carousel was opened to the public at the corner of Panther Hollow and Greenfield roads in 1913. Both today's carousel and the original showcased a menagerie of animals that symbolize the fellowship and diversity of Pittsburgh.

Erected in 2006, this Victorian-style carousel was built by American craftsmen and generously funded by the PNC Financial Services Group. The PNC Carousel is Schenley Plaza’s feature family attraction. Visitors of all ages and abilities can enjoy its lively colors and old-fashioned pipe organ music.

See a list of PNC Carousel's sponsored animals here. 

Riding the carousel

  • Tokens for rides on the carousel can be purchased at the token machine located by the carousel for $1.25. 
  • The carousel is intended for our younger park users. If you're over 18 and would like to ride the carousel, we ask that you use one of the many stationary animals.
  • The carousel is wheelchair accessible.
  • An operator is available for assistance.
  • Riders must be taller than 4 feet or accompanied by an adult. 

2015 Carousel Passes

Ride the Victorian-style PNC Carousel throughout the 2015 season with a Family Season Pass. Purchase your pass at an even lower price through Groupon! Click here for details.

 
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