Palace Entertainment acquires Noah’s Ark

By | March 2, 2012

Festival Fun Parks LLC, doing business as Palace Entertainment, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Noah’s Ark water park, located in the popular, family vacation spot of Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin.

Noah’s Ark is America’s largest water park with 70 acres, 51 water attractions, including 2 wave pools and 2 lazy rivers plus dozens of other various attractions. Located in the city of Wisconsin Dells, known as the “Water Park Capital of the World,” Noah’s Ark is the region’s most popular family attraction and has two hotels on the property featuring over 300 rooms. Noah’s Ark offers the greatest variety of water rides in the nation, including Black Anaconda, the nation’s most thrilling watercoaster. The Travel Channel hailed Noah’s Ark as “THE place for water in the Midwest,” and named Wisconsin Dells the number one family vacation destination in the U.S.

Fernando Eiroa, Palace Entertainment’s President and CEO, comments, “We are very happy to be adding such an iconic water park to Palace’s array of family parks across the nation. We understand how important this park is within the Wisconsin Dells community, and we are dedicated to enhancing the Noah’s Ark brand. We look forward to meeting our new neighbors and community leaders and forging lasting relationships and partnerships.”

Tim Gantz, one of Noah’s Ark’s previous owners stated, “When we considered the sale of the park, we were excited that a company such as Palace, with so much experience in Water Parks, Theme Parks, Animal Parks and Family Entertainment Centers, would come to this area.” “ We look forward to the future success of Noah’s Ark, its employees, and see this as a positive move for the area as a whole,” added former co-owner Dan Gantz.

Palace Entertainment is one of the leading leisure park operators in the United States. With parks
located in 11 states, Palace Entertainment continues its expansion of brands within the family entertainment sector. Palace Entertainment’s parks provide family oriented and affordable attractions to visitors of all ages, offering a wide range of attractions, such as roller coasters, Ferris wheels, live shows, variable depth pools, water slides, animal shows, miniature golf courses and arcade games. Palace Entertainment greets over 13 million visitors annually.