• Reserved Dates:
    • Mon-Wed: CLOSED
    • Thursday: 4-8:30pm
    • Friday & Saturday: 11am-8pm
    • Sunday: Noon-5pm
    • HOURS:
    • Mon-Wed: CLOSED
    • Thurs: 4-8:30pm
    • Fri & Sat: 11am-8pm
    • Sun: Noon-5pm


    Create Super Memories Here!

    Sensational Events

    Hang out at our house all year round and make some of your happiest memories ever. We’ve planned a few extra fun events to bring out the giggles and grins in all ages. So, come on your own or by the vanload and have a blast with us!

    Pet a Live Reindeer, Friday, Nov. 29!

    reindeerGive your child the thrill of petting a reindeer’s warm, soft fur. Listening to the jingling of its harness bells and the click-click of its hoofs. And having a keepsake photo taken of them together. Come enjoy a sleigh-full of family activities on the Friday after Thanksgiving:

    When: Nov. 29, noon-4 p.m. This is a popular event, so come early! Please arrive before 3 p.m.

    Where: Santa’s Christmas Corral in Shadowland Ballroom (across the indoor boardwalk from the Carousel).

    Admission: $1 for ages 3 and older; free for 2 years and younger. You’ll get to pet one of the visiting reindeer. Cash or credit cards are accepted for admission and photos; there is a minimum $5 charge.


    Eeeee! Enter the Haunted Scareousel … if you dare!

    Ooooo. Our 48 figures and two chariots LOVE this time of year. When you step through the Silver Beach Haunted Scareousel House doors, you will see why! Everywhere you turn, there are hollow-eyed skulls and skeletons, silent zombies, draping spider webs, creepy crawlies, flying bats and fluttering ghosts. Beware. Lurking somewhere in the shadows is the headless horseman.

    Join us for FAMILY FUN, 4-8:30 p.m., every THURSDAY!

    ThursdayFamilyFunNightNew activities every week!

    Want to create more good times with your kids? Have we got the place for you! Come to Silver Beach Carousel every Thursday from 4-8:30 p.m. You’ll build happy memories around a new theme each week (visit this site or Facebook for our latest plans). Play games. Make-and-take arts and crafts. And ride the carousel for only $1.

    Ho! Ho! Ho! Visit with Santa and pet a live reindeer!
    “Oh Deer, Rudolph!” Family Fun Night: Thursday, Dec. 19 
    Reindeer: 4-8 p.m.
    Santa: TBD.

    Santa on NoelWhat a magical way to start your holiday weekend! See our favorite North Pole guest and pet a live reindeer.

    Come early! This is one of our most popular Family Fun Night events so please arrive early to avoid waiting in long lines:

    • To pet and have a keepsake photo taken with one of the live reindeer come between 4-8 p.m. Please arrive no later than 7 p.m. to assure you get a turn. The reindeer will be in Santa’s Christmas Corral in the Shadowland Ballroom, across from the Carousel.
    • Santa is expected to arrive sometime during the evening - time TBD. 
    • Live Reindeer Admission: $1 for ages 3 and older; free for 2 years and younger. Cash or credit cards are accepted for admission and photos; there is a minimum $5 charge.

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    Get in touch!

    (269) 932-1141
    333 Broad Street
    St. Joseph, MI 49085

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