Local News Holiday carousel readied at downtown Seattle’s Westlake Park Originally published November 25, 2019 at 4:42 pmUpdated November 27, 2019 at 9:01 am James Wheeler and Ethan Schlaht unload the second of 17 horses and one zebra as the Downtown Seattle Association’s holiday carousel is set up at Westlake Park. Each horse weighs 90 pounds and over the years all the horses have supported over 30,000 riders. The carousel, in its 32nd year, will start up on Friday after Thanksgiving at 11 a.m. (Steve Ringman / The Seattle Times) The carousel, in its 32nd year, will start up on Friday after Thanksgiving at 11 a.m. Share story By Steve Ringman The Seattle Times Related Stories Highway 520 bridge closes in both directions this weekend March 3, 2021 SDOT installs crosswalk, traffic signals at Lake City intersection where pedestrian was killed March 3, 2021 Turning trash to natural gas: Utilities fight for their future amid climate change March 3, 2021 They’re raising grandkids with little help, and during a pandemic. Can’t we lend them a hand? March 3, 2021 More Photo Galleries Snow — and more snow — on Snoqualmie Pass Seattle swamped with snowy scenes on Saturday Snowy scenes from the Seattle area Steve Ringman: firstname.lastname@example.org.