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December 2016 Cover

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December 2016 Cover

The cover photo is Big Rock Amusements at the Robeson County Fair by Buddy Barlow

Features:

* Big Rock Amusements

* A Funtastic State Fair

* The Premier of Rainier & Other Firsts at the Oregon State Fair

* OABA Blazes the Trail

* Enjoy The Ride

* Fat Shows - They Ate Their Way Into Show Business

* Back In The Barn And Fixing Things...

* Look No Further Than Backyard Canvas & Signs

Plus Christmas Transport, Concession Stands, Model Construction, Direct From The Lots, Midway Talk, CARNIVAL Now Booking and CARNIVAL Classifieds

 

November 2016 Cover

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November 2016 Issue

The cover photo is Ray Cammack Shows' new Zamperla Endeavor debuting at the 2016 Arizonia State Fair.

Features:

* Tradition Lives On For Campbell Amusements

* The Maryland State Fair An unFAIRgettable Experience

* IAAPA Directory

* Do You Believe In Magic

* Enjoy The Ride

* The Eastern Railroad Shows in the Fabulous 60's

* Remembering Steve Swika, Jr.

* Just Walking Through The Park One Day

* Corn Dogs Plus French Fries Equal Success

Plus Model Transport, Concession Stands, Direct From The Lots, Midway Talk, CARNIVAL Now Booking and CARNIVAL Classifieds

October 2016 Cover

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October 2016 Issue

Cover Photo of a Vintage Garbrick Wheel on Penn Valley Shows. Photo provided by the Huntingdon County Fair.

Features

* A Commitment to Family & Fun

* Beautiful Belle City

* A.R.M. Inc. issues statement on Super Shot incident

* 2016 Annual Industry Buyer's Guide

* Enjoy The Ride

* The West Virginia State Fair Experiences The Perfect Storm

* Up, Up and Away ... In Those Beautiful Balloons

* Having A Blast With Fun Card

* Renaissance Man

* The State Fair Flyer Takes Flight

* The Boomerang - Ride Sensation of the 40's

* iJerkyGuy

Plus Midway Talk, Model Transport, Concession Stands, Direct From The Lots, CARNIVAL Now Booking & CARNIVAL Classifieds

 

September 2016 Cover

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September 2016 Issue

Cover Photo: Fabbri Hard Rock at the 2016 Sonoma County Fair by Timothy S. Allen

Features include:

* Behind the Helm at the Sonoma County Fair

* Tons of Fun Shows

* Enjoy The Ride - Ring of Fire

* Len's Magical Mystery Tour

* Ballyhooing the Big Attractions by Bill Hall

* The Best Around Concessions - A Recipe for Success

* Stay Safe - 'Low and Slow' Is Good For Ribs, Not For Employees

Plus Model Transport, Conceesion Stands, Direct From The Lots, Midway Talk, CARNIVAL Now Booking & CARNIVAL Classifieds

August 2016 Cover

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August 2016 Issue:

Cover Photo by Christian Vega at the 2016 San Diego County Fair of the Dutch Lamberink Wheel

Feature Articles:

* San Diego County Fair

* The Beat Goes On - Coleman Brothers Shows Turn 100

* Enjoy The Ride - The Zipper

* August 2016 Route Listings

* Poor Jack - Rich in History

* Campy's Blue Star Amusements 1969 - The Present

* "Before There Was Plush Ther Was Plaster"

* Stay Safe - Perception or Reality?

Plus Direct from the Lots, Model Transport, Concession Stands, Midway Talk, CARNIVAL Now Booking & CARNIVAL Classifieds

July 2016 Cover

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In the July 2016 issue:

Cover photo provided by the Yuma County Fair which features the Zamperla Power Surge. 

Feature articles:

* Brown's Amusements Blazes New Trails

* The Magic and Charm of Houghton

* Enjoy the Ride - The Wisdom Gravitron

* 2016 Route Listings

* "The Army Loved Carnies"

* A Teddy Bear and a Smile

* Stay Safe - It's a New Age......With New Risks!

Plus Carnival Transport, Concession Stands, Direct from the Lots, Midway Talk, Now Booking & Classifieds

 

June 2016 Cover

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In the June 2016 issue:

Cover photo - Ray Cammack Shows' new Dutch Lamberink 33-meter wheel at the 2016 Pima County Fair. Photo by Thomas Ferullo 

Feature articles:

* Chris Lopez - Rising to the Top

* Good News for Carnivals...Improving Economy Revives Fairs

* Strates Shows Plays the Horry County Fair

* The Tradition Continues

* 2016 Route Listings

* Showmen Supplies, A True Treasure on the Midway

* Mike Chance Passes

* Enjoy The Ride - The Galaxy Saga

* McDaniel Brothers Shows - A Show of Brotherhood and Pride

* The Future is Bright for the Showmen's League of America

* Stay Safe - Accidents Happen

Plus Carnival Transport, Concession Stands, Direct from the Lots, Midway Talk, Now Booking & Classifieds

May 2016 Cover

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In the May 2016 issue:

Cover photo - Reithoffer Shows at the Southwest Florida & Lee County Fair by Matt Cook 

Feature articles:

* Success Follows Reithoffer Shows

* New Rides From Mulligan Engineering Premier in 2016

* The Southern Charm of Cole Shows

* Carnival Dirctory

* The Vibrancy of Rainbow Valley Rides

* Enjoy The Ride - Scrambler

* Girl Shows

* Stay Safe - An Ounce of Prevention

* Fare Foods - A Recipe for Success

* RDC Introducing New Bumper Car Ride for Carnivals

Plus Show Concessions, Show Transportation, Direct from the Show, Midway Talk, Now Booking & Classifieds

April 2016 Cover

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In the April 2016 issue:

Cover photo - Wade Shows at the Florida State Fair 

Feature articles:

* Frank Zaitshik - The Route To Success

* Florida State Fair Honors Culture & Fun

* Skerbeck Family Carnival - A New Era of Fun

* N.A.M.E. - Always a Surprise!

* Orange Monkey Adventures

* Dutch Lamberink Wheels Make Their Debut On The American Midway

* The Spider

* Joe Vivona - The Voice

* IISF Trade Show - Reflections

* The Wynne Family's Sportland Arcade

Plus Show Concessions, Show Transportation, Direct from the Show, Midway Talk, Now Booking & Classifieds

February 2016 Cover

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In the February 2016 issue:

Cover photo - Wisdom Stampede at Powers Great Americam Midways 

Feature articles:

* The Wisdom of the Ride

* KMG - Thrills on the American Midway

* Albert Frieden - Combining Tradition & Ingenuity with Two Ride Companies

* Luna-Park - In A Word ... Fun!

* Kolmax Plus - Ready for a Big Year in U.S.

* 2016 IISF Trade Show Directory

* Owen Trailers - Gearing Up for a Busy 2016

* Front Gates - They Survived Changing Times

* Hot Rides from Zamperla Well-Received

* Frederiksen Industries - Ready for 2016

* Year of the Vertigo

* A Modern Touch

* Majestic Manufacturing Introduces a New Ride in 2016 

Plus our regular monthly features: Do You Remember?, Direct From The Lots, Transport, Concession, Midway Talk, Now Booking and Classifieds

 

March 2016 Cover

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In the March 2016 issue:

Cover photo - Powers & Thomas Midway Entertainment 

Feature articles:

* Powers & Thomas Midway Entertainment: A New Brand of Fun, Thrills and Flavors

* The Good, The Bad & The Ugly - Weather Roundup

* Houses Built for Midgets - "Did They Winter There?"

* A Strong Tradition

* Sweet & Salty Concessions - A Perfect Blend

* Chester Built Trailers - A Success On The Midway

Plus our regular monthly features: Do You Remember?, Direct from the Lots, Transport, Concessions, Midway Talk, Now Booking and Classifieds

 

January 2016 Cover

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In the January 2016 issue:

Cover photo - Powers Great Americam Midways 

Feature articles:

* Power of the Midway

* Recent Headlines Bode Well for Minnesota State Fair

* Direct from the Expo

* Rides4U at IAAPA Expo 2015, A Show of Success

* Carnival 50th Anniversary

* "Barney and Marie Corey -- Cetlin and Wilson and Beyond"

* KT Concessions Finds the Formula 

Plus our regular monthly features: Do You Remember?, Midway Talk, Now Booking and Classifieds