The carousel in Binghamton’s Rec Park is usually closed during the winter, but as a special holiday treat, it’ll be open for a couple of hours this month.

The City of Binghamton Parks and Recreation is excited to announce holiday carousel rides this Saturday, December 5th from 5pm-8pm and then on December 12th and 19th, both Saturdays, also from 5pm-8pm.

There will be hot cocoa and hayrides as well as baked goods and festive music. The entertainment schedule is as follows:

December 5th

  • 5:30pm-6:30pm- Chenango Valley Brass Ensemble
  • 5:30pm-7:30pm- Brookvalley Farm Carriage Rides
  • 6:45pm-7:45pm- Catholic Schools of Broome County

December 12th

  • 5:30pm-6:30pm- Southerntiersmen Barbershop Chorus
  • 6:30pm-8pm- Brookvalley Farm Carriage Rides
  • 6:45pm-7:45pm- The Maine Community Band

December 19th

  • 5:30pm-6:30pm- Binghamton High School Davidge Choir
  • 5:30pm-7:30pm- Brookvalley Farm Carriage Rides
  • 6:45pm-7:45pm- Seton Catholic Central Select Chorus