We offer mobile services including:

  • Birthday parties
  • Company picnic
  • School visits
  • Nursing Homes
  • Preschool/Daycares
  • Family Reunions
  • Graduations
  • etc....

Carousel Acres specializes in Mobile Petting Farm/Petting Zoo, Pony Rides/Pony Parties that are wonderful for Birthdays, School and Community Events, Family Reunions, Company Picnics and more. Carousel Acres is available all year for your special events. Have your party here or let us bring the farm to you.

If you are on our schedule you can be sure that we will be at your event. Carousel Acres has been in business since 1993 and over the years we have built a loyal client base due to our reliability and follow through to make your day as special and stress free as possible. Our animals are clean, well cared for, very social as many of them were bottle raised here on the farm. Carousel Acres will not for any reason cancel your pony party, petting farm or any event...guaranteed. We have had the privilege of watching children experience the best party year after year because our reputation speaks for itself.

  • Easter Egg Hunts
  • Cookies and Punch with Santa & Mrs. Claus
  • Live Reindeer 
  • Kentucky Derby Day

Carousel Acres inc. Mobile Petting Farm

Carousel Acres does not Provide food to feed to the animals at your event because their feed may carry an ingredient that one of your guests may be allergic to. Germs can also be spread very easily to little ones mouths.

Now you can have a keepsake from your unicorn party! Own a real unicorn hair bracelet with a special charm, made from Carousel Acres' unicorns. This keepsake is $25, order yours now.

Carousel Acres also offers our farm for your party needs including:


(248) 437-PONY

Day Camp on the farm is a wonderful and educational program.  During their stay, campers will learn about farm living including animals, gardening, and cooking. Here at Carousel Acres we also have animals native to Australia as well as a butterfly house to enjoy the life cycle and explore daily. Each day will be filled with fun and adventure to form lasting memories. Carousel Acres offers 1-week long sessions and you may sign up for as many sessions as you like. We offer family and multi week discounts as well as latch key.
 Visit our "Day Camp" page to download a registration form.

You can count on our experienced staff to always be friendly, 
courteous, and professional.

Our Pony Party & Petting Farm package includes:
(Some of these animals may be on a bottle at your event)
This is an open and interactive petting farm that you may go into to visit with the animals.  
Brushes are provided for grooming experience.

Looking for the Best Pony Party & Mobile Petting Farm
 In Michigan? 
Look no further, You have found us!

We offer our full mobile service 364 days a year in 
Michigan and Northern Ohio.

 Please contact us and schedule a visit, scheduled visits are available all year.
Cost: $6.00 per person and pony rides are an additional $4.00 each

Carousel Acres is great for field trips, birthday parties, 
and just plain good fun!

Carousel Acres
12749 Nine Mile Road
South Lyon, MI  48178
(248) 437-PONY

We are USDA licensed and insured.

**The USDA has changed their laws in regards to petting farms, you no longer have to be licensed. However, Carousel Acres will continue to be USDA licensed. The USDA inspects our farm to insure that the animals have food, water, shelter, have veterinary care and are well maintained.** 
Carousel Acres carries $1 million liability insurance policy 
through Lloyds of London.
Petting farms are not required to carry liability insurance that is their choice and you as a consumer to decide the necessity.  
Below is the Michigan Equine Act.

  • Pony for Rides/Horses are also available per request
  • Miniature Horse
  • Miniature Donkey
  • Calf
  • Alpaca
  • Goats/Sheep
  • Bunnies/Ducks

Approximately 15 animals

When visiting the farm, please pull all the way to the back behind the horse pasture to your left and park along the back fence. From there you can walk to the picnic/playground area and an employee will be with you (please note the farm is VERY busy so we may be a few minutes).

*Dogs are not allowed*

**Please note we only accept cash or check.**

We offer parties 364 days a year, Spring Summer Fall & Winter!!

We are proud to be the FIRST company in michigan that will bring a gypsy horse to your special event. 
If Annie does not have a prior engagement at an event or a show, she would be happy to see you and add that extra touch of beauty to your party.

Established in 1993, Carousel Acres has provided some amazing corporations with our services including our pony parties & mobile petting farm, Santa and live Reindeer etc... Some of these corporations include Detroit Red Wings,
 Detroit Lions, Shrine Circus and so many more.

Carousel Acres is family owned and operated from MICHIGAN.  
All of our animals are located on our farm in South Lyon.  
When you book Carousel Acres you get Carousel Acres. 

  • Pony Parties/Horse Parties
  • Gypsy Horse Visits 
  • Mobile Petting Farm
  • Santa & Reindeer
  • Kiss The Pig Fundraisers
  • Luna The Unicorn
  • Butterfly Habitat
  • etc....

As well as special events on the farm: 

​​​​​2020 Season:

The farm will open for visits May 13 - October 30.

Open daily from 10 - 3.

We are not open on any Holidays.

$6 per person entrance

$4 Pony Ride

*Dogs are not allowed*

**check out calendar of events for farm visits**

**Please read below for visiting the farm

Please read the following if planning on visiting the farm: