INDIANA STATE FAIR EXPANDS KIDDIE LAND
Friday, 09 August 2013


Topiary Tree IN State Fair

With the expanded Kiddieland area at the Indiana State Fair set for August 2-18, there are sure to be more smiling faces and photos taken.  New to the area are life-sized animal topiary trees along with kiddie rides and entertainment.  Popcorn is the theme at the fair this year – did you know Indiana is the second largest producer of popcorn in the country?  

 
NEW RIDE for 2013 SPEED!
Monday, 05 August 2013

Don’t miss our brand new ride Speed!  This new ride is a huge hit and is getting rave reviews from hard core midway riders and thrill seekers!  Two sets of two seats are mounted at the end of each arm, back to back. Each four-seat assembly can swing 360 degrees. The arm rotates at up to 13 revolutions per minute, producing an acceleration of 3.5 g.  The LED light package that adorns the 37 meter tower is awe-inspiring and lights up any fairground.

2013 SPEED

 
Big Brother/Big Sisters at the Marion County Fair
Monday, 05 August 2013

Marion County Fair supports BBBS of Central Indiana

The 11th Annual SummerFest at the Marion County Fair in Indiana was held June
21-29.  North American Midway Entertainment donated nearly 700 wristbands to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana enabling the youth and their families unlimited rides for the day. 
Almost 100 volunteers, staff and community partners participated as well. This annual event has been a pinnacle for the summer activities for the agency for 11 years and gives agency families and mentors a chance to spend time together. The free summer celebration included fair admission, rides, parking and lunch. 

 
Giant Wheel visits Atlanta for the Big Dance Concert Series
Sunday, 04 August 2013

The Giant Wheel at Atlanta

North American Midway Entertainment provided our Giant Wheel at the Big Dance Concert Series that coincided with the NCAA Final Four Basketball Championship in Atlanta, Georgia, April 5th through 7th, 2013.

The Big Dance Concert Series was a free-to-the-public, non-ticketed, three-day outdoor concert series in celebration of the NCAA Men’s Final Four Weekend that was filled with food, fun, free interactive games, and live music featuring regional and nationally known musical acts.  Some of the concert headliners included; the Zac Brown Band, Flo Rida, MUSE, Sting and the Dave Matthews Band.    The Big Dance was held at Centennial Olympic Park located in the heart of downtown Atlanta.   

Our Giant Wheel, sponsored by Capital One, was located in the shadow of CNN’s world headquarters and provided a bird’s eye view of the entire park and celebration.   NAME provides and attends numerous sponsored events throughout the year by providing signature devises such as the Giant Wheel and other high profile attractions.


 
18 Days at The Ex
Tuesday, 18 September 2012
The 135th edition of the Canadian National Exhibition came to a close on Labor Day, September 3rd, 2012 after 18 days of hot and steamy Southern Ontario Weather. This fine Toronto tradition sits on 197 acres on the Lakeshore of Lake Ontario and draws in excess of 1.2 Million visitors annually.

The Canadian National Exhibition, better known as “The Ex” is headed by long time N.A.M.E friends, David Bednar and Virginia Ludy. The Ex featured a plethora of attractions that included; The Farm, a casino, professional soccer matches, a world class ice show, Super Dogs and The Canadian International Airshow. N.A.M.E offered 61 rides, games and food. Included in the ride line up was the 2012 Nitro Roller Coaster and a new Sky Ride that lined Princes’ Boulevard. The Sky Ride hung 40 feet above the ground at its highest point and offered a bird’s eye view of the entire exhibition ground. N.A.M.E and The Ex officials were thrilled when the Sky Ride closed its inaugural year ranking number one in ride performance. 

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