Dragon Hollow

Dragon Hollow
101 Carousel Drive
Caras Park
Downtown Missoula 

Created in just nine days in 2001 with the help of over 4,000 volunteers, Dragon Hollow is a magical play land adjacent to A Carousel for Missoula. Dragon Hollow and the Carousel are delightful respites for young children who patiently shop with their parents in downtown Missoula.

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30+ Things for Kids to Do in Missoula, Montana

By LINDA McCARTHY - I am amazed at how many free and low cost things th... more

Carousel Closed for Annual Maintenance

A Carousel for Missoula will be closed through Fri., Jan. 15, for annua... more

Governor Bullock to Headline Carousel Expansion Groundbreaking Event

Governor Bullock will be on hand to help A Carousel for Missoula celebr... more

Dragon Hollow to Transform into Haunted Hollow for Halloween Fun!

It is time again for ghosties and ghoulies. Dragon Hollow will become Haunted Hollow from 6 to 8pm, on Thurs., Oct. 22 through Sat., Oct. 24, and again on Thurs., Oct. 29 and Fri. Oct. 30.... more

Carousel Set to Begin Expansion Construction

By THERESA COX - A Carousel for Missoula has reached its fundraising goal for a 640 square foot addition and upgrades to its building in Caras Park. ... more

Fairy Tale and Superhero Festival is July 25

By THERESA COX - Calling all magical beings to attend the Fairy Tale and Superhero Festival on Sat., July 25, from 10am to noon, in the grassy field to the west of Dragon Hollow.... more

Kidsfest 2015 Slated for July 28 at Caras Park

Celebrate Kidsfest 2015--a free summer celebration for Missoula families at Caras Park on Tuesday, July 28 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Admission and most activities are free. ... more

Own Your Own “Paint” Carousel Pony or “Scafti” the Dragon

By THERESA COX- Three very special carvings will go home with lucky winners following A Carousel for Missoula’s gala this Thursday, June 18, at the Ranch Club barn.... more

Carousel to Host Unusual Track Meet to Kick Off Kids’ Day 2015

Hey Kids--wanna barrel race on a stick pony? Toss stinky socks? Tumbe tires? Be a part of the first ever Kids’ Day Track Meet, Sat., May 23, from 8:30-9:30am at the Carousel! ... more

Kidsfest 2014 Slated for July 29 at Caras Park

Join Missoula Parks and Recreation for Kidsfest 2014, a free summer celebration for Missoula families at Caras Park on Tuesday, July 29 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.... more

Dragon Hollow to be Haunted for Halloween

Dragon Hollow Playarea, next to A Carousel for Missoula, will be haunted for Halloween, from 6 to 8pm, Fri., Oct. 18 through Sun., Oct. 20, and Fri., Oct. 25 through Wed., Oct. 30.... more

Fairy Tale and Super Hero Festival is Saturday July 27

Come to the Fairy Tale and Super Hero Festival at Dragon Hollow Play area on Sat., July 27, from 10am to noon. Kids will enjoy fun, food and activities. The first 450 will receive a Tooth Fairy bag.... more

Get in the Halloween Spirit at the Haunted Dragon Hollow

Looking for a haunted house in Missoula? The haunting of Dragon Hollow continues this Thursday, Oct. 25, through next Monday, Oct. 29, from 6 to 9 p.m. each evening.... more

Making Waves in Missoula

Brennan’s Wave has turned the heart of Downtown Missoula into kayaking paradise. Built to create a play spot for local kayakers, Brennan’s Wave is an engineered whitewater masterpiece right next to Caras Pa... more

Missoula’s Carousel

[caption id="attachment_52843" align="alignright" width="250"] Ellinor Schultz enjoys her pony ride. Photo by ©Jeffrey Schultz.[/caption] Each year kids of all ages flock to the carousel in Caras Park to ... more

Missoula Wins Playful City USA Award

In 2009 KaBOOM!, a national non-profit organization, confirmed what many Missoulians already knew to be true – Missoula is one of the most Playful Cities in the nation. Playful City USA is a KaBOOM! progra... more

Missoula’s Markets

Saturday mornings aren’t just for cartoons or sleeping in. In Missoula, Saturday mornings are for shopping Missoula’s outdoor markets – at least when the weather is warm. When market season hits, three... more

Missoula Children’s Theatre

Long a Missoula staple, the MCT is now far more than a local gem. For nearly 40 years, the Missoula Children's Theatre and MCT Community Theatre have delighted locals and visitors alike with outstanding full... more

Moving with Children

Whether you're moving to Missoula or anywhere else, it's a very stressful time. Even though the adults are responsible for most of the move, moving with children brings its own set of challenges because moving ... more

Montana Natural History Center

The Montana Natural History Center helps cultivate the understanding, appreciation, and stewardship of nature through education. With a variety of programs for all ages, the Center helps both children a... more