Starting Friday, Nov. 28, through Sunday, Jan. 4, the Hampton Carousel will be open from 1-8 p.m.
Built in 1920, the carousel has been restored to its original beauty and is now housed in a weather-protected pavilion on the city’s downtown waterfront. It is one of only 170 antique wooden merry-go-rounds still existing in the U.S. A ride cost $2.
Through a holiday partnership with the Downtown Hampton Development Partnership, anyone who spends $15 in a downtown store will get a free carousel ticket. the carousel will be closed on Christmas Day and New Year's Day.