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COMING IN 2022!

The Magistery is Austin's antique grand carousel and event venue,
featuring live music, delightful concessions, and magical special occasions..

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GRAND CAROUSEL

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ENTERTAINMENT

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CONCESSIONS

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SPECIAL EVENTS

 

COME ONE, COME ALL

The Magistery showcases timeless entertainment, for all ages.

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YOUTH & FAMILIES

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ACTIVE ADULTS

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YOUNG AT HEART

 
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The Magistery’s carousel was built in 1917 by the C.W. Parker Company and delighted riders in San Antonio’s Playland Park from 1943-1980.

This rare 50ft carousel is one of only six highly-ornate "Grand Jubilee” models produced in Leavenworth, Kansas by the C.W. Parker Company and boasts fifty-two “jumper” figures and two chariots. Sold at auction in 1988, this historic machine was put in storage for over three decades.

Now meticulously restored for the enjoyment of all, The Magistery is honored to offer rides on this majestic carousel’s blended menagerie of original hand-carved wooden horses and newly crafted mythical horses from cultures across the globe. From a Parker Stargazer or Armored Jumper to a Unicorn, Slepnir, Pegasus, Uchchaihshravas, and many more, this carousel is truly one-of-a-kind.

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OUR TEAM

For over a decade, we've been in the business of making magic real, for all ages.

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DAMON JONES

CEO

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LAURIE FELKER JONES

COO

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ZACK CARLSON

Creative

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JENNA GELGAND

Finance

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TIM LEAGUE

Advisor

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MIKE MARTINEZ

Advisor

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NIKELLE MEADE

Of Counsel

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RICHARD WEISS

Architect

 
 
 

"You don't really understand human nature unless you know why a child on a merry-go-round will wave at his parents every time around –and why his parents will always wave back."

  – William D. Tammeus

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"Now I've realized most other adults are just elderly children"

– @_sleezus, Twitter

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"The horses come in so many colors...but no matter their colors, the horses all go at the same speed as they circle round and round. They start together. They finish together, too. Nobody is first and nobody is last. Everyone is equal when you ride a carousel."

  – Sharon Langley

 

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