Whenever we have visitors in town we try to include a trip to A Carousel for Missoula and Dragon Hollow. Everyone we take always says that we're lucky to have such amazing places to take our kids to play. And with some Halloween fun, the Carousel proves once again why it's such a great part of our community.

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If you have younger kids they're probably big fans of the Carousel. And it's probably safe to assume that they're also pretty into trick-or-treating when Halloween rolls around. You know the old saying about two birds with one stone, right? Well, you can combine activities this week as the Carousel celebrates its "Halloweek."

How to get your free rides

No tricks here just treats. Between Wednesday (10/27) and Sunday (Halloween,) stop by A Carousel for Missoula and have the kids say "trick-or-treat" to receive one free ride per day. Plus, grab a Halloween or fall-themed picture, create them at the Carousel or at home, and kids can enter for the chance to win frequent rider cards. Winners will be chosen based on different ages and categories.

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The Carousel has also put together special treat bags that are available for $5 and include an activity book, cookies to decorate, and other Halloween goodies.

The Carousel is closed Mondays and Tuesdays

In a recent Facebook post, the Carousel reminded the community about their mask policy. They're requiring masks for anyone 5 and older and ask that you bring your own. The Carousel currently lists hours as Wednesday through Sunday, at least noon to 5 PM, but usually, 11 AM to 5:30 PM.

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