ORLANDO, Fla. — ICON Park is introducing its second self-owned and operated ride, The Carousel on The Promenade.
“The Carousel on The Promenade is the first ride of its kind in the Orlando Entertainment District. We’re extremely proud to introduce our second owned and operated attraction to guests,” said Chris Jaskiewicz, president and CEO of ICON Park. “Just as The Wheel has created wonderful memories for families all over the world, so will our new carousel.”
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ICON Park opened The Wheel in 2015.
The Carousel on the Promenade at ICON Park was crafted by Chance Rides for an authentic, distinctive look that has been modeled after the finest antique carousels from years past.
The 36-foot carousel features 30 figures made up of a variety of animals including horses, reindeer, sea dragons, deer, zebras and more.
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The carousel features replicas of famous antique carousels hand-carved in the late 1800s and early 1900s, including the “Parker Flag Horse,” “Loof Indian Pony” and the famous “Rose Horse” that was on America’s first carousel in Coney Island in 1876, carved by Charles Loof.
The ride also features two chariot benches for guests of all ages and for people with disabilities.
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The carousel will cost $5 per rider, and adults ride free with their paid child. Children up to 2-years-old can ride free with a paid adult.
According to a news release, Sloppy Joe’s, the newest full-service restaurant to join the entertainment destination, will offer the first rider each day a free dessert during opening week.
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