What does it mean to see an carousel in a dream?

Carousel Dream Meaning: From 5 Different Sources


Going around and around in circles, but not moving ahead

Dream Dictionary Unlimited | Margaret Hamilton


To dream that you are joyfully riding a carousel may suggest a childlike sense of joy and confidence in your parent’s approval of your life choices.

To dream that you are on a carousel and unable stop or slow down so that you may dismount indicates disillusionment about the cycle of life and your place within it. Alternatively, you may be experiencing a lack of control and boredom at the repetitive nature of your waking life.

Dream Symbols and Analysis | DreamForth


You will have many opportunities, any one of which could be advantageous. Choose one and stick with it; don’t keep changing your mind.

Gypsy Dream Dictionary | Raymond Buckland


Dreams of a carousel symbolize the cycles of life.

If you are riding the carousel, then you are participating in life’s passages.

If you are watching the carousel, then you are not participating, but rather watching life pass you by. In this case, your dream is telling you to take a more active role in your life.

If this is a carousel at an airport’s baggage claim, then this is about patience and being reassured that that which is yours cannot pass you by. See Baggage Claim and Season.

Strangest Dream Explanations | Dream Explanations - Anonymous


See Merry-go- Round.

The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams | Stearn Robinson - Tom Corbett


See Carousel.... merry-go-round dream meaning


If your dreaming mind conjured up an image of a fairground, it may have been commenting on your response to waking life. For example, if you dreamed of taking a rollercoaster ride, are you feeling apprehensive or sick of the dramatic ups and downs in your life recently? If you were spinning on a carousel, do you feel as if you are going round and round in circles and making no progress in waking life? Or does your carousel dream feature sexual symbolism, with images of horses and flying and a desire to return to the sexual innocence of childhood? If you dreamed of swaying gently in a carriage on a Ferris wheel looking down at the world below, your dreaming mind may be encouraging you to take an overview of the bigger picture of your life.

If you were interested in or involved with a puppet show in your dream, this may be a warning that somebody is trying to manipulate you in waking life and pull your strings. Swings are an image of childhood freedom and may have a similar interpretation to dreams of flying.

If you are using the Freudian interpretation of swings as images of sexual intercourse, the person or thing who is pushing the swing in your dream will be significant. Dreams of playing on a seesaw have the same sexual associations.... fairground dream meaning