We would like to thank everybody for a great season! It was one to remember, but now that it is over, the Kit Carson County Carousel is preparing for a few long and restful naps over the coming months… And a few festivities in-between!
Remember that the Kit Carson County Carousel closes for the season soon. The last day the carousel will be open during regular hours to the public will be Labor Day. That being said, there is still a full week left of carousel fun, so make sure to get your last visits to the carousel in soon!
Every year, attendants of the Kit Carson County Fair vote for their favorite wooden animal. Last year, the armored horse received the title of "the grand champion of the year". This year, the armored horse passed down its ribbon to the tiger.
The Kit Carson County Carousel Museum is now celebrating its tenth season of being open. In case you haven't stopped by the museum before, there is plenty there to occupy anyone with fun, informative exhibits.
To add to the fun festivities of the Kit Carson County Fair, the KCC Carousel hosts the annual voting for the crowd favorite wooden carousel animal. For just a penny you can participate in this voting.
2017 marks the fourteenth year for the custom hand-thrown pottery mugs sold in the carousel’s gift shop: Hoofbeats. Each of the outside row animals except the goat, zebra and deer have been featured on a mug and this season the zebra finally made the cut! Each of the previously issued mugs are