Archive For September, 2018

Talley Amusements to provide rides at the Ohio State Fair from 2019 through 2022

By | September 17, 2018

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Expositions Commission has completed the more than six-month process to select a ride provider for the Ohio State Fair. Today, the commission named Talley Amusements from Fort Worth, Texas, as the carnival ride provider for a four-year contract beginning in 2019. “Talley Amusements is a rising star in the amusement business,” […]

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Movie Park Germany celebrates 20 years of Halloween Horror Festival

By | September 13, 2018

BOTTROP-KIRCHELLEN — This year the greatest Halloween event in Europe will not only be sporting a new name. A wide range of innovations will be making a Festival of the multiple award-winning Halloween Horror Fest, celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. In addition to two new themes and live music acts, one new horror attraction […]

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Busch Gardens Tampa Bay announces new multi-launch thrill coaster “Tigris”

By | September 13, 2018

TAMPA, Fla.— Today, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay continues to solidify its position as Florida’s thrill leader with the announcement of Tigris, a new triple-launch steel coaster andFlorida’s tallest launch coaster, roaring to the park next spring, 2019. An innovative experience, Tigris will catapult riders through an exhilarating array of looping twists with forward and backward motion, […]

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OABA President Robert Johnson Announces his Retirement in 2019

By | September 13, 2018

Last month our President, Bob Johnson, announced to the OABA Board and staff that he plans to retire in February 2019, after having served this trade association exceptionally well for almost 25 years.  While Bob and his wife Alex are looking forward to visiting with family on the West Coast, traveling and pursuing their retirement […]

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Amusement Today’s annual Golden Ticket Awards presented at 2018 host park, Silver Dollar City

By | September 8, 2018

BRANSON, MO., Sept.8, 2018 – The spotlight was shining bright on the amusement industry this evening in an awards show hosted by Silver Dollar City, where the winners of Amusement Today’s 2018 Golden Ticket Awards were announced. The Golden Ticket Awards are presented annually to honor the “Best of the Best” in the amusement industry […]

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