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FRIDAY MORNING STORYTIME!

10:30 AM inside the Paragon Carousel

JULY 11: Ariel, The Little Mermaid

July 18: Alice in Wonderland

July 25: Snow White

Aug. 1: Cinderella

Aug. 8: Tinkerbell

Aug. 15: Elsa (Frozen)

Aug. 22: Muffy MacMouse

SUMMER SONG SERIES!

Join us on these Friday evenings for a selection of children and family songs performed by local troubadours. Kids get a free balloon, too! Music is performed on the Paragon Carousel patio. Stop by from 6-8PM to see these great musicians on the following Fridays: 

July 18, Sherman Whipple

Aug 1., Stephen & The Snake

August 15, Bill Liscomb

August 29, Fred Melzer

 

We are open for the 2014 Season!

Please Visit the Doors to History site to learn more about the Paragon Carousel and other historic sites in our area!

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SUMMER HOURS 2014

The historic Paragon Carousel and the Carousel Creamery are open daily, Sun.-Thurs. 11 am - 9 pm, and Fri./Sat. until 10 pm, until Labor Day.

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RESERVING THE CAROUSEL

We are now taking reservations for birthday parties, reunions, wedding photos, corporate gatherings and other special events for the 2014 and 2015 seasons. Please call us at 781-925-0472 for further details. 

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Thanks to winning a grant from American Express the Paragon Carousel replaced all twelve doors to the building that houses the Paragon Carousel with beautiful wooden doors that replicate the original doors from 1928. The grant also allowed us to renovate all the windows above the doors so that now light streams into the building. Thank you!

Tuesday
Nov192013

Boston Globe highlights newly restored carousel horse

Thursday
Oct312013

Halloween!

Happy Halloween! The Paragon Carousel celebrated Halloween with our annual, season-ending Spooktacular Halloween Costume Party and Contest on Sunday, October 27. It was a wonderful end to a spectacular 85th season! Thank you so much for supporting the historic Paragon Carousel! Please watch a slide show of some of the happy little faces that visited us on this wonderful day!

 

Sunday
Aug252013

Happy 85th Birthday to the Paragon Carousel!

Are you 85? Take a free spin on the carousel and enjoy an ice cream this week! If you share a birthday with the Paragon Carousel (born in 1928) please help us celebrate with a ride on the carousel and an ice cream cone from our creamery. Stop by this week!

Monday
Aug122013

Celebrating 85 Years!

The Paragon Carousel is 85 years old! To celebrate this milestone we are inviting all who are also 85 this year to ride the carousel and enjoy an ice cream during the last week in August! So if you and the carousel share the same birth year -- 1928 -- come on down and celebrate with us August 25-31!

Thursday
Aug082013

AAA Horizons magazine highlights Hull and Carousel

Check out the current issue of AAA's magazine, Horizons. An article highlighting Hull mentions the historic Paragon Carousel.

Thanks to Maxwell McDonald for this great article!

Hull, Mass., is small, but there’s much to do
By Maxwell McDonald

WHY YOU SHOULD GO
Hull is geographically one of the smallest towns in Massachusetts, yet it has many miles of coastline. Nantasket is Hull’s most well-known beach, surrounded by shops and cafes. Many notable people have owned summer homes in Hull, including President John F. Kennedy’s grandfather, former Boston Mayor John F. Fitzgerald, and President Calvin Coolidge.

WHAT YOU SHOULD DO
Paragon Carousel: It is the last-standing relic from Hull’s days as an amusement park. Although Paragon Park is long gone, people of all ages come for a spin on the carousel. This is my favorite part of my hometown!

Nantasket Beach: If you enjoy long beach walks, sand, surfing, kite surfing, sailing or swimming, then you will love Nantasket. It is a good beach for all ages. 

Hull Lifesaving Museum: It is one of the oldest lifesaving stations ever, established in the early 19th century. The museum is filled with historic information about Hull.

WHERE YOU SHOULD EAT
Jake’s Seafood Restaurant and Fish Market: I think this is the best restaurant in town. It has excellent seafood, with all sorts of original dishes. It also has a great view of Steamboat Wharf Marina. 

The Red Parrot: This is one of my favorites because it has a beautiful view of the ocean. It is great to come from a long day at the beach and sit down and have one of their burgers or fish sandwiches.

We invite you to share an itinerary for a day trip to your hometown. To participate, click here, and fill out the form. If we print your submission, we'll contact you and you'll receive a four-pack of movie tickets. 

To see interactive maps of towns that have been featured, click here.

Maxwell McDonald, 12, is the son of AAA members Alexandra and Michael McDonald of Hull.