Entertainment

Entertainment at Forest Park Carousel

Forest Park Carousel brings you FREE child-friendly entertainment every Saturday (and National Holidays) at 2:00pm and 4:00pm.

 

(Entertainers subject to change – follow us on our Facebook page for latest updates)

Saturday July 22 @ 2pm & 4pm: Phineas The Clown.

Phineas is an award-winning clown and juggler. He has been trained by members of the Big Apple Circus Clown Care Unit, world juggling champion Tony Duncan, and the NY Goofs under the direction of former dean of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Clown College, Dick Monday. He worked at the Streb Laboratory for Action Mechanics teaching juggling and slapstick for multiple summer seasons. He currently holds the world record for juggling clubs while bouncing on a pogo stick.  Come see his show to see what he’ll juggle next!

Saturday July 29 @ 2pm & 4pm: Skats the Clown

Skats the Clown has been bringing the funny to audiences for nearly two decades. His confusing style of clown comedy is guaranteed to bring out the inner child in everyone.  Combining magic and clownery, Skats makes everyone laugh out loud while also leaving them in amazement!

Saturday August 5 @ 2pm & 4pm: The Magic of Omar Olusion

With over 15 years of experience, Omar’s funny and fresh approach to magic is sure to leave everyone laughing and guessing.  During each show, he asks for volunteers to help him perform various magic tricks.  Omar’s unique mix of creativity, passion, amusement, and magic will keep guests of all ages entertained!

Saturday August 12 @ 2pm & 4pm: Phineas the Clown

Phineas is an award-winning clown and juggler. He has been trained by members of the Big Apple Circus Clown Care Unit, world juggling champion Tony Duncan, and the NY Goofs under the direction of former dean of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Clown College, Dick Monday. He worked at the Streb Laboratory for Action Mechanics teaching juggling and slapstick for multiple summer seasons. He currently holds the world record for juggling clubs while bouncing on a pogo stick.  Come see his show to see what he’ll juggle next!

Saturday August 19 @ 2pm & 4pm: Cido the Clown

Having entertained children for over 10 years, Cido is a member of the World Clown Association and Clowns of America International.  From his red nose to his big feet, Cido is a professional clown to the fullest.  This clown magic show is sure to be fun for all!

Saturday August 26 @ 2pm & 4pm: Making Magic with Ethan

Ethan’s philosophy is that magic is meant to be created and shared with people; it should not simply be designed to trick the crowd.  Together, both Ethan and the audience create an amazing show.  Guests of all ages should come out and be surprised!

Saturday September 2 from 2pm-6pm: Omar’s Summer Send-Off

End your summer right!  A party hosted by Omar Olusion, come celebrate the holiday weekend with live DJ music, dance contests, fun games, and magic shows.  Omar’s unique mix of creativity, passion, amusement, and magic will keep guests of all ages on their feet and entertained!

Monday September 4 @ 2pm & 4pm (Labor Day): The Amazing Captain Faust

A Coney Island performer in the heart of Queens!  Come see his slight-of-hand tricks and amazing illusions that is sure to leave guests in awe.

Saturday September 9 @ 2pm & 4pm: The Magic of Rogue

As seen on America’s Got Talent, Rogue brings a combination of magic and comedy.  With tons of audience interaction, this show is a mixture of music, flowers, fire, and animals.  Everyone will be amazed!

Saturday September 16 @ 2pm & 4pm: The Amazing Michael’s Juggling Show

Michael Karas presents a world-class juggling show full of jaw-dropping stunts, exciting audience participation, and hilarious physical comedy.  From balls, clubs, and rings to puppets, knives, and spinning plates, Michael will dazzle you with his incredible array of circus talents.  Who knows?  He may even inspire you to start juggling yourself!

Saturday September 23 @ 2pm & 4pm: The Great Miguelino

Miguelino’s tricks will leave some guests in awe while making other guests laugh.  Volunteers from the audience will be chosen to help him with his spectacular magic tricks.  They don’t call him “The Great Miguelino” for nothing.

Saturday September 30 @ 2pm & 4pm: Bonkerz the Clown

This wise-cracking Brooklyn clown is proud to cross the borough border and bring his show to Queens.  He’ll make jokes, clown around, and do some magic.  Always looking for volunteers to help him with tricks, Bonkerz is sure to give all guests stomach aches from laughing so hard!