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L.A. County Fair Travels Route 66

Attendance rose at the L.A. County Fair this year, which had a Route 66 theme. The 19 day event saw a boost of 1.6 percent in overall attendance and a paid-attendance increase of 5 percent over ......[read more]

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Wold Amusements: A Long Running Carnival Pays Tribute to a Partner
Industry veteran Rick Larson passes

Wold Amusements, Inc. located in Hanford, Calif. has been an on-going purveyor of amusement rides, games, and food to festivals and fairs for 35 years, or “many moons” as owner Jason Wold ......[read more]

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Kentucky State Fair Draws Crowds with Traditions & New Twists

The 114th annual Kentucky State Fair welcomed 614,470 visitors for 2018. The turnout was said to be the second highest attendance on record since 2009. Cody Patterson, director of communications for ......[read more]

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New Fair Funding Legislation Boosts Illinois Convention

Few things improve the attitude of local and county fairs than a new infusion of governmental financial support. That was exactly was the good news that the annual gathering of the Illinois ......[read more]

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Rocken Graphics Continues to Grow with Innovative Ideas

Rocken Graphics has been in business since 2000 and provides amusement industry graphics for tents, banners, ballys, signage, stickers and flags. With its work done in-house, the company conveniently ......[read more]

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New York State Fairs Reinvigorated by Statewide Support & Grassroots Lobbying

The Great New York State Fair had a record attendance and opened a new Expo Center, the capstone of a multiyear fairground improvement and renovation project. In the Empire State, a rising tide ......[read more]

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IISF Trade Show Wrap Up: Grim H-2B labor outlook leads some to hesitate in large purchases

You couldn't have asked for better weather during the 2019 IISF Trade Show.  Every day was sunny, warm, but not too hot, and there was certainly plenty to see and do at the show.  While the ......[read more]

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Thursday Highlights from the 2019 IISF Trade Show
News from Gosetto, American Earth Anchors, and the SLA

Thursday, day three of the annual IISF trade show, saw light crowds despite beautiful sunny weather for the third day in a row.  Many vendors claimed traffic was slow but several new sales were ......[read more]

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Fun Light Manufacturing Delivers new Four Story Fun House at the IISF Trade Show
Wednesday Highlights

Another beautiful day was in store for attendees of the annual IISF Trade Show on Tuesday, February 6th.  Sunny weather reached the 80s which was a nice treat for those traveling from up north ......[read more]

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2019 IISF Trade Show Showcases over 30 New Attractions
Show gears up for H-2B Educational Seminar and Update on Wednesday

The 2019 IISF Trade Show could not have started with better weather and hopefully the sunny skies will be indicative of the season to come.  Blue skies and beautiful weather met those attending ......[read more]

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KMG Showcases new Space Port at Gibtown Trade Show

The Dutch amusement ride company KMG was founded in 1989 and has been manufacturing amusement rides ever since. Located in Neede, Gelderland, Netherlands, KMG has constructed more than 300 rides to ......[read more]

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Galxy Amusement Sales to Debut New Products at Gibtown Trade Show

Galaxy Amusement Sales is a specialty distributor of industry-leading electrical, lighting, LED, sound, special effects, paint and ride parts. The company is located in Tampa, Florida, and boasts ......[read more]

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2019 IISF Trade Show: Carnival Industry Gets Serious On Eve of Fair Season
51st Annual Trade Show kicks off Tuesday

Networking, fellowship and the latest in rides, equipment, plush and other carnival products await attendees to the 2019 International Independent Showmen's Association's IISF trade show. The first ......[read more]

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Rides 4-U Continues to be the Hub of Activity in Gibtown

Founded in 1995, New Jersey-based Rides-4-U, Inc is one of the largest used ride brokers in the country. Not only serving as a ride broker, the company is known as a one-stop-shop for all its ......[read more]

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Teaco Amusements: 23 Years of Family Fun

Located in Patterson, Calif., for carnival operator Teaco, it’s all about family fun. In business for 23 years, owner Tom Eachus was joined by partner Hugo Dominguez two years ago, and the pair ......[read more]

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2018 Missouri State Fair Survives Extreme Heart & Rain Storms

Summer is heatwave season, to state the obvious. The 2018 Missouri State Fair was plagued by an intense heatwave – compounding the drought conditions that have negatively impacted the state's ......[read more]

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Indiana Fairs Focus on Security & Midway Expansions

Last year, severe snow and -10 temperatures impeded the 98thannual convention of The Indiana Association of Fairs (INAF). Clear skies and January thaw temps in the 40s proved to be the ......[read more]

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Love is in the Fair: New Mexico Fair Innovates while Expanding Inclusivity

Cooperative weather, new programs aligned with a changing community, a better economic climate and a new contract for its grandstand entertainment all contributed to making the 2018 New Mexico State ......[read more]

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Another Successful Season for Champlain Valley Fair

Champlain Valley Fair, the largest annual event in Vermont, took place from Aug. 24 through Sept. 2.  The theme this year was The 10 Best Days of Summer. Fairgoers enjoyed fantastic weather for ......[read more]

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Retiring OABA President Talks Fairs, Midways, Industry Future & H-2B

Bob Johnson not only helmed the Outdoor Amusement Business Association (OABA) for 24 years as its president and CEO, but was at the forefront in navigating its complicated and ......[read more]

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Helm and Sons Amusements: New Additions and Continued Commitment to Family Friendly Atmosphere
Show makes investment in employees and living quarters

Based out of Colton, Calif., Helm & Sons Amusements provides amusement rides and attractions to fairs, festivals, community events, corporate rentals, and movie productions throughout the state ......[read more]

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New Marketing Program Helped Arizona State Fair Survive Hurricane Sergio

Like several fairs in 2019, extreme weather forced a full day of closure for the Arizona State Fair and a steep dip in attendance. Unfortunately the day was a high-attendance Saturday, taking a ......[read more]

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Greg Chiecko: OABA Appoints The Big E's Midway "Liaison" As President & CEO
Get to know your new OABA President

The largest association of U.S. carnival companies starts the new year with the a new president whose background includes nearly a quarter century of overseeing midway operations for one of the ......[read more]

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National Carnival Companies Show New Interest in Ohio Market at OFMA Convention

Increased convention attendance, positive outlook among fairs and new interest by national carnival companies in the Ohio fair market highlighted the annual convention of the Ohio Fair Managers ......[read more]

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H-2B Seasonal Labor Update - Reps. prepare letter to House & Senate Leadership to address H-2B Cap Relief
Call your elected officials today!

In response to the Department of Labor receiving over 97,000 applications for the 33,000 available H-2B visas for the second half of the FY2019 cap, Reps. Harris (R-ME) and Pingree (D-ME) and ......[read more]

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Food and Fun at the 112th State Fair of Louisiana

Running from October 25th to November 11th, the State Fair of Louisiana celebrated its 112th year with a wide range of foodie treats – fair food with super powers – as well as offering a ......[read more]

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Hawaii's EK Fernandez Shows finds success with cashless midway system

Located in Kapolei, Hawaii on the island of Oahu, E.K. Fernandez Shows Inc. may be the only carnival purveyor in the U.S. with a home base of a tropical island. According to executive administrator ......[read more]

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California State Fair: Heat Wave Lowers Attendance

Due to a major heat wave, the California State Fair posted low attendance figures – the lowest in 20 years. 572,250 visitors came during the fair’s 17-day run. This was a substantial drop ......[read more]

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BREAKING: Greg Chiecko Named OABA President & CEO

Greg Chiecko, a results-oriented proven leader with extensive and diverse experience in the outdoor amusement business and fair industry has been selected by the OABA Board to lead the mobile ......[read more]

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2018 Top Carnival Companies: Improved Economy and Better Price Promotions Highlight Challenging Fair

North American Midway Entertainment (NAME) retained its top spot as the leading midway provider to the Top 50 fairs in 2018. Carnivalwarehouse.com annually compiles a ranked listing of the Top-50 ......[read more]

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Antelope Valley Fair Marks It's 80th Anniversary

Lancaster, Calif. may be only 90 minutes from the heart of Los Angeles, but the Antelope Valley Fair and Alfalfa Festival is every bit a community event that could be at home in any more rural ......[read more]

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Browns Amusements: an Expanding Carnival Route

Celebrating 22 years in business, Browns Amusements is a family-owned company that is steadily growing. Danny and Sherry Brown are in the second generation of industry people, and as Danny Brown ......[read more]

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Record Breaking Humboldt County Fair

This year broke records for the Humboldt County Fair, with attendance up 11%, close to $267,000 in admission fees, and bringing in more than $700,000 overall than last year. According to fair CEO ......[read more]

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Ole It's Fiesta Time: The California Mid-State Fair

Despite triple-digit heat, the California Mid-State Fair in Paso Robles had attendance numbers that were slightly higher than the 428,615 from the official fair attendance tally in 2017. While the ......[read more]

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Top 50 Fairs: Improved Economy Benefits Fairs
Top Performers Aided by Operational Reinvestment

If there’s any doubt to the continuing popularity, consider that 43,527,187 individuals attended the Top-50 fairs in North America in 2018. This figure doesn’t take into account the ......[read more]

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Frazier Shows holds the line on purchases for 2019
Show makes substantial investment in winter-quarter upgrade

Frazier Shows has had a busy season, with their 2018 route just closing mid-November at the Fort McDowell, Ariz. rodeo grounds; and when the 2019 season starts up for the company, they will also ......[read more]

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Agriculture Shines Through at Wilson County Fair
Reithoffer Shows sets records on the midway

It is often easy to get caught up in all the glittering lights, entertainment and tantalizing food smells of a county fair, losing oneself in all the distractions, at times forgetting the essence of ......[read more]

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Universal Fairs Succeeds with Value at Alabama State Fair

In spite of some negative publicity from an unfortunate accident, the Alabama State Fair was another successful event for Universal Fairs, an independent producer of fairs and other events.  The ......[read more]

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Ray Cammack Shows Debuts Titan in 2019
Titan will be the tallest traveling booster ride in the USA

Arizona-based Ray Cammack Shows is planning to debut a major new ride in 2019. According to the company’s vice president, Ben Pickett, “We just took possession of the very first 55m ......[read more]

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New Jersey State Fair Premiers Expanded, Renovated Exhibition Facility

There’s nothing like a new facility to boost a fair. Debuting at the 2018 was a comprehensive makeover to one of the most historic facilities at the New Jersey State Fair, the Richards ......[read more]

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N.C. Fair Sets Record Days Despite Losing Opening Day to Tropical Storm Michael

Towards the top of the list of nightmares for the opening day of your first fair as fair manager is having to cancel opening day. For Kent Yelverton this scenario was not just a bad dream, but real ......[read more]

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Pride of Texas Shows: Proud Carnival Tradition
Show adds three rides in 2018

According to co-owner Chris Barton, Pride of Texas Shows is a family business that’s born – and bred to continue. Working with his father, Doug Barton, the two have over 40 years of ......[read more]

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Agriculture is the Heartbeat of the Great Allentown Fair

The Great Allentown Fair, which ran from Aug. 28 through Sept. 3, celebrated its 166th year this summer. The first few days of the 2018 fair were off to a bit of a rough start with the weather, which ......[read more]

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2018 IAFE Convention Deemed Success
LJM Associates renews contracts with existing fairs & carnivals; inks deal with Talley Amusements

The 2019 IAFE Trade Show came to a close on Wednesday. This was the first convention outside of Las Vegas in over 40 years and the move has been much anticipated and talked about over the past few ......[read more]

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SLA Reports Good Experience in San Antonio; SLA Funding Up Thanks to Creative Fundraising
Deggeller Attractions to debut new E-Ticketing System; Show awaiting new coaster & KMG Speed

Day 2 of the IAFE convention and trade show was also the second and final day of the SLA Exhibitor’s Lounge held at the Marriott Rivercenter in downtown San Antonio. Showmen's League ......[read more]

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IAFE and SLA Conventions Make their San Antonio Debut

The 2018 IAFE Trade Show kicked off in San Antonio for the first time on Monday, November 26th. After over four decades in Las Vegas, the organization made the bold to transition to San Antonio.The ......[read more]

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Delta Fair & Music Festival Adds Carnival Companies and Taps Memphis Music Scene

Everyone’s Fair – that was the tagline for the 2018 Delta Fair & Music Festival held in Memphis, Tenn. According to fair organizer, Mark Lovell, president of Universal Fairs, the ......[read more]

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IAFE Ready to Make First Impression on Upbeat Fair Industry
IAFE / SLA Conventions Make San Antonio Debut

After at least four decades in Las Vegas, the largest annual gathering of fairs of all sizes and categories and the multitude of their business and service partners will take place in a new city and ......[read more]

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WV State Fair Attracts Crowds with New Twists on Food, Fun and Education

The State Fair of West Virginia returned to Fairlea, August 9 through August 18. The theme was “Unforgettable Fun” – a theme geared toward helping fair goers create unforgettable ......[read more]

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Beacon of Fun Attracts Increased Attendance for the Dixie Classic Fair
Strates Shows fields 63 rides on the midway

Ideal weather, a high-tech marketing campaign and increased attendance – few retiring fair managers close their careers on as high a note as David Sparks struck with the 2018 Dixie Classic Fair ......[read more]

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