New Rides Are Coming To The Fair’s Midway This Year

Screen Shot 2014-06-11 at 3.11.55 PMNorth American Midway Entertainment, the longtime midway company that brings fun to hundreds of thousands of people every summer at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair announced what they’re bringing us this year: Four new rides.

New this year will be Himilaya, Jumpin’ Jumbos, Traffic Jam and Twister.

According to NAME, they’re bringing “Tons of great thrill rides including the Himalaya, which will have riders spinning round and round at high speeds and screaming in delight! The Twister will take you high above the Midway spinning quickly and giving you a bird’s eye view of the fair! Both of these rides are a huge hit at other events and now it’s your turn to give it a try!

“For the little ones, plenty of Kiddie Rides including the Jumpin Jumbos where kids get to fly in their favorite elephant high above the kiddie rides. And Traffic Jam is a fun house that the whole family will enjoy! And don’t miss everyone’s favorite – the Merry Go Round, a classic for all generations.”

They’re also brining food:

UM8KIT SLUSH LAB – quench your thirst with one of our many flavors of slushies. Pour and create your own multi-flavored masterpiece.

FRESH DIPPED CORN DOGS – Our secret batter recipe makes these one of the top 10 culinary delights!

FUNNEL CAKES – This mouth-watering hot, thick, fluffy cake is a favorite! And top it off with powdered sugar and fresh Cherries, Apples or Ice Cream.

CANDY CASTLE – Complete with freshly spun cotton candy, refreshing sno kones, fresh dipped candy apples, hot buttered popcorn and much more!

Here’s how the company describes themselves:

Safety is our number one priority.

  • All employees go through a pre-employment drug and alcohol screening as well as a criminal background check.
  • Every ride is inspected by State Inspectors, NAME Certified Safety Officials, and NAME Certified Ride Operators.
  • Every ride is inspected every single day prior to opening.
  • North American Midway Entertainment has 18 certified NAARSO (National Association of Amusement Ride Safety Officials) on staff. This is substantially more than any other traveling or permanent amusement park in the world.
  • Each employee receives an extensive amount of hours of safety and customer service training on our midway each year.
  • North American Midway Entertainment is the #1 World’s Largest Traveling Amusement Park.
  • Industry leader in customer service. Whether the guest is six, sixteen or sixty, experience an unforgettable journey on our midway, a journey that creates extended stays, positive comments, and repeat business.

Here are this year’s ride prices and special days:

2014 Ride Wristband Days

Friday, July 18 – 12:30 p.m. – 11 p.m.

For $22.00 per person honored from 12:30 p.m. – 11 p.m. Wristbands sold until 9 p.m. Height restrictions on rides.

Monday, July 21 – 1 p.m. – 11 p.m.

For $22.00 per person honored from 1 p.m. – 11 p.m. Wristbands sold until 9 p.m. Height restrictions on rides.

Thursday, July 24 – 1 p.m. – 11 p.m.

For $22.00 per person honored from 1 p.m. – 11 p.m. Wristbands sold until 9 p.m. Height restrictions on rides.

For $22.00 per person honored from 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. Wristbands sold until 4 p.m. Height restrictions on rides. Rides will remain open until 11 p.m. at regular ticket price.

Kids Day Ride Specials: Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Special Kiddieland Wristband for $12.00 – Kiddieland rides only open 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. All rides $1 each 1 p.m. – 11 p.m.

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  1. Is there going to be a meet and greet with Danielle Bradbery? If there is how can I get to meet her?

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