Carousel on the Promenade

Get Whisked Away on A Magical Ride
Carousel on the Promenade

Experience the Wonder

There is nothing more spectacular than the Carousel on the Promenade! It’s a 36-foot, hand-crafted masterpiece with detailed carvings and 30 figures of various animals, including horses, reindeer, rabbits, zebras, and more. The attraction also features two chariot benches, making it suitable for guests of all ages and accessible for people with disabilities.

What's Included

  • $5.00 for Single Rider (Adult or Child)
  • Adults ride free with a paid Single Rider Child ticket
  • Kids under 3 ride free with a paid Single Rider Adult ticket
  • Add a carousel ride to any Wheel ticket purchase for only $2.00 more!

$5.00 per Single Rider

Adults Ride Free With
Paid Child

A Ride With an Enchanting History

The first attraction of its kind in the Orlando Entertainment District

Expert Craftsmanship on a Grand Scale

The Carousel on the Promenade is an authentic masterpiece manufactured by Chance Rides, a family-owned company with a 60-year history of providing exceptional rides to theme parks, malls, zoos, and other attractions across the globe. Over the years, they have built over five hundred carousels featuring unrivaled quality and artistry.

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About the Horses

The Lead Horse

The Fairy Horse

An exact replica of the original carved in the late 1890s by Herschell Spillman. In this replica, notice the ornate flowers, design, and vivid color of the saddle skirt.

The Sea Dragon

An exact replica of the Philadelphia Toboggan Company Sea Dragon from the 1900s that is on a carousel still operating in Denver, this Dragon displays beautiful scales. Vivid teal green, a colorful and imaginative combination of a dragon and sea horse from the early 20th Century.

The Rose Horse

The Rose Horse

This masterpiece traces its roots to Coney Island’s first carousel which opened in 1876 in New York. The original was hand carved by Charles Looff. How many roses? Hint: almost a dozen.

Flying Mane Horse

Flying Mane Horse

The Bradley & Kay Company of California designed the Flying Mane Horse in the mid 20th Century. Note the long flowing mane, a full 12 inches tall!

The Deer

A big 9-point buck! This beautiful animal is a rare replica of the 1912 Daniel Muller hand carved deer which is now located on a carousel still operating at Dorney Park in Allentown, PA.

The Parker Flag Horse

This horse celebrates America and is a favorite of the Union League Club in New York City. The original was designed in 1913 by C.W. Parker. It has an ear of corn carved behind the saddle - a Parker trademark.

Looff Indian Pony

Carved by Charles Looff in 1909 and is located on the Looff carousel located in Spokane, Washington.

Allan Herschell Zebra

Originally carved by the prolific carousel designer Allan Herschell in the early 1900s, this zebra features a beautiful painting of an antelope, which, along with the zebras, are native to Africa.

Dentzel Rabbit

Dentzel Rabbit

Carved by William Dentzel. A pair of the Dentzel Rabbits can be found on the 1921 Grand Dentzel Carousel at Cedar Point Amusement Park in Sandusky, Ohio.

The Legend of the Carousel

Every carousel has one notable figure that stands out from the rest – the lead horse. According to carousel folklore, the lead horse is always the biggest and most decorative. At ICON Park, the lead is a Spillman Fairy Horse, named after Herschell Spillman, the craftsman who carved the original Fairy Horse from wood in the late 1890s.

Legendary Figures Take The Lead

The figures around the Carousel are replicas from famous antique carousels hand-carved in the late 1800s and early 1900s, including the “Parker Flag Horse”, “the Loof Indian Pony”, and the famous “Rose Horse” that was on America’s first carousel in Coney Island in 1876, carved by Charles Loof.

Every carousel has one notable figure that stands out from the rest – the lead horse. According to carousel folklore, the lead horse is always the biggest and most decorative. At ICON Park, the lead is a Spillman Fairy Horse, named after Herschell Spillman, the craftsman who carved the original Fairy Horse from wood in the late 1800s.

Fun Facts About The Carousel

The Carousel on the Promenade is an authentic masterpiece manufactured by Chance Rides, a family-owned company with a 60-year history of providing exceptional rides to theme parks, malls, zoos, and other attractions across the globe. Over the years, they have built over five hundred carousels featuring unrivaled quality and artistry.

  • The Carousel is 36 feet in diameter
  • This is the first ride of its kind in the Orlando Entertainment District
  • The carousel includes two chariot benches making it suitable for guests of all ages and accessible for all people including those with disabilities.
Expert Craftsmanship on a Grand Scale
Old-Fashioned Fun With A Twist

Timeless Fun With A Twist

From the beautiful figures dancing around to its sparkling, bright lights, there’s no attraction more mesmerizing in Central Florida than our new attraction at ICON Park. Whether you’re an Orlando, Florida local or on vacation with friends and family, add the Carousel on the Promenade to your must-ride list!

FAQ

Get answers to common questions.

Guests under 42 inches (107 cm) tall must be accompanied by a supervising adult (at least 18 years old) standing next to the rider on the inside of the Carousel to ride.
Maximum rider weight per animal is 170 pounds (77 kg); Maximum combined rider weight per chariot is 680 pounds (308 kg).
Supervising adults are permitted to stand on the inside of an animal while a child rides.
Maximum one (1) rider per animal and four (4) riders per chariot.
Riders MUST use the safety restraint buckle, remain seated, and face forward at all times.
No. Guests traveling in a Wheelchair or ECV must transfer.
Riders must secure all loose articles or leave with a non-rider.
NO food, drinks, or chewing gum is permitted on the Carousel.

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Relive your childhood while creating new memories when you ride the Carousel on the Promenade. Located just in front of The Lawn, guests of ICON Park can admire the carousel as they stroll along the brick path of the ICON Park Promenade, which is lined with a variety of shopping kiosks under shining lights.

What's Included

  • $5.00 for Single Rider (Adult or Child)
  • Adults ride free with a paid Single Rider Child ticket
  • Kids under 3 ride free with a paid Single Rider Adult ticket
  • Add a carousel ride to any Wheel ticket purchase for only $2.00 more!

$5.00 per Single Rider

Adults Ride Free With
Paid Child

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