Ostrich Festival

Ostrich Festival

Ostrich Festival

The 30th Annual Ostrich Festival

Rides

New rides for 2018

+Turbo

 

Min. Height: 54 inches

Ticket cost: 5 tickets  

New for 2018 and not for the faint of heart! Riders are taken for a 70 mph ‘spin’ at the ends of a whirling arm that takes them 120 ft. in the air and sends them hurtling towards earth in an arc generating forces 3 times the pull of gravity. Features upside-down free-flipping action.

+Turbo

 

Min. Height: 54 inches

Ticket cost: 5 tickets  

New for 2018 and not for the faint of heart! Riders are taken for a 70 mph ‘spin’ at the ends of a whirling arm that takes them 120 ft. in the air and sends them hurtling towards earth in an arc generating forces 3 times the pull of gravity. Features upside-down free-flipping action.

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+Himalaya

 

 

Min. Height: 54 inches

Ticket cost: 5 tickets

You won’t have to make the trek to the snowy slopes of the Swiss Alps to experience the rush of a toboggan ride. See the fair in a blur as the fabulous Himalaya takes you on a fast, up-down and around trip faster and faster, then backward too!

Returning Rides

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+Footloose
Min. Height: 52 inches

Ticket cost: 5 tickets

Two gigantic arms loop counter-clockwise to each other, turning completely upside down for a thrilling ride.

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+Giant Wheel

Min. Height: 48 inches

Ticket cost: 5 tickets

You won’t have to make the trek
to the snowy slopes of the Swiss
Alps to experience the rush of a
toboggan ride. See the fair in a
blur as the fabulous Himalaya
takes you on a fast, up-downaround
trip faster and faster, then
backward too.

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+ Giant Scooter

 

Min. Height: 54 inches

Ticket cost: 4 tickets

The Giant Scooter is 64 feet wide and 55 feet deep and has 20 cars. The Scooter comes with music videos and two color televisions and has a 100 amp music system. The Scooter also has a built in smoke machine which gives the ride an exciting appearance.

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+Flying Bobs

 

Min. Height: 48 inches

Ticket cost: 5 tickets

Flying Bobs create the sensation of a toboggan trip through snow-covered Alps! Passengers sit, two in a tub and as the Bobs begins to turn, speed increases and the tubs literally fly up and down over the undulating mountain path. Then, the Bobs reverse for yet another thrilling ride! For teens and adults.

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+Wave Swinger

Min. Height: 44 inches

Ticket cost: 5 tickets

The German Wave Swinger combines the traditional swing ride with lavish, hand painted scenery. Riders are slowly lifted from a platform and tilted to one side to add to the excitement.

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+Century Wheel
Min. Height: 48 inches

Ticket cost: 5 tickets

Towering nearly 70 feet, the Century Wheel offers passengers a view of the entire fairgrounds.

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+Mardi Gras

Min. Height: 42 inches (36 with adult)

Ticket cost: 4 tickets

The Mardi Gras is a fun house with music and a festive atmosphere. Patrons enter through a glass maze, climb up the stairs and view yourself in distorted mirrors and exit down a spiral slide.

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+Crown Merry Go Round

Min. Height: 42 inches (36 with adult)

Ticket cost: 4 tickets

This 36 foot Americana Themed Carousel features 30 jumping horses, and 2 chariots for a total capacity of 38 adults or 42 children.

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+Zombie Carnival

 

Min. Height: 42 inches

Ticket cost: 4 tickets

Passengers are invited to climb aboard coffin like carriages which seat two passengers at a time. When the operator engages the ride, passengers creep along a winding track which takes them inside the darkness of a zombie carnival. Complete darkness awaits riders as their carriage navigates twists and turns. Only the bravest return from the Zombie Carnival.

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+Zipper

 

Min. Height: 50 inches

Ticket cost: 5 tickets

Vertical spinning, turning motion is a true crowd-pleaser. Featuring 12 seats each capable of holding 2-3 passengers the Zipper is a must for all adventure seekers. Spectacular programmed incandescent lighting adds to the excitement.

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+Spinning Coaster

Min. Height: 50 inches (41 with adult)

Ticket cost: 5 tickets

Features a figure eight track design that provides four spinning cars plenty of velocity within a small footprint. Perfect for teens and kids alike, the spinning coaster is unlike most coasters which have a fixed, facing forward seat design. Instead, the spinning coaster cars each independently spin around adding extra thrills as the cars maneuver the bi-level track.

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+Scrambler

Min. Height: 48 inches (36 with adult)

Ticket cost: 4 tickets

The Scrambler still remains a family favorite. The Scrambler has 12 seats each seat capable of holding 3 people.

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+Big Top Fun House

Min. Height: 48 inches

Ticket cost: 4 tickets

This circus themed funhouse will hypnotize patrons with its beautiful color changing LED light show and newly painted scenery. Enjoy an upper deck view of the midway on the second story once maneuvering the air tricks and the spinning steps. With so many tricks to master, including a roller floor, treadmill, ladder steps and surprising air fans, it will take days to master this funhouse!

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+Pole Position Spinning Coaster

Min. Height: 52 inches

Ticket cost: 5 tickets

Riders hold on tight while the car gently climbs to the very top, after a moment of anticipation riders experience a free fall while the car itself actually spins while maneuvering along the track. A superior coaster experience!

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+Balloon Samba
Min. Height: 42 inches (36 with adult)

Ticket cost: 3 tickets

This kids ride features hot air balloon carriages and is truly a marvel to look at. The bright lights make it especially magnificent to look at during the evening. Fluffy white cloud cut-outs and bright, smiling suns grace the safety barrier and give kids the illusion of floating up in the sky.

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+Chopper Hopper
Min. Height: 42 inches (36 with adult)

Ticket cost: 4 tickets

Six colorful helicopters seat either two adults or 4 children. Each Chopper twists left or right, patrons decide by using the joystick inside the ride. Choppers are hydraulically lifted high into the air for a spectacular view.

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+Dizzy Dragon

Min. Height: 42 inches (36 with adult)

Ticket cost: 3 tickets

The Dizzy Dragon grins with delight as he ‘opens up’ to welcome kids and parents alike for a gentle ride. Four of these happy dragons turn in unison, carrying customers around and around. With their bright colors and amusing faces, these dragons are sure to please!

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+Eagle 16

Min. Height: 48 inches (42 with adult)

Ticket cost: 4 tickets

The Eagle 16 wheel provides a breathtaking 60 feet high view overlooking the midway. Featuring 16, 2 adult 3 children seats. An all time family favorite. The Eagle 16 is larger than the traditional Ferris Wheel with a spectacular turbolite lighting sequence.

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+Jungle of Fun

Min. Height: 36-52 inches

Ticket cost: 3 tickets

The Jungle of Fun is a walk through ride for children. Complete with cargo nets, swinging bags, various obstacles and a big spiral slide finish!

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+Quad Runner
Min. Height: 36-54 inches

Ticket cost: 3 tickets

The Quad Runner is great for first time riders. Souped-up 4-wheelers seat two children each and travel in a circle while shaded under a giant umbrella.

kite flyer
+Kite Flyer

Min. Height: 42 inches

Ticket cost: 4 tickets

An unusual amusement ride where, instead of sitting, passengers lie horizontally within the frame of colorful gliders. After riders are buckled in, the ride begins to turn and then rises in the air for a thrilling, soaring sensation before gently gliding back to ‘Earth’.

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+Rock N Tug

Min. Height: 42 inches

Ticket cost: 4 tickets

Everyone is sure to enjoy this boat ride! The little tug boat gently spins, dips and peaks. It is just like riding an ocean swell. The Rock N Tug seats approximately 20 individuals so parents may ride with their children.

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+Tommy Kangaroo

Min. Height: 36 inches

Ticket cost: 3 tickets

Experience the graceful, gentle ride of a baby kangaroo carried in the safety of his mother’s pouch. Four Kangaroos welcome children and parents aboard for a smooth ride. Passengers sit inside each kangaroo and as the ride turns, each kangaroo slowly revolves as well.

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+Wacky Worm Coaster

Min. Height: 42 inches (36 with adult)

Ticket cost: 4 tickets

This two level family roller coaster is a great way for the entire family to enjoy the carnival. This brightly painted worm, surrounded by flower cup lights, is a charming addition to the midway.

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+1001 Nachts

Min. Height: 52 inches

Ticket cost: 5 tickets

1001 Nachts is a spectacular ride that whisks riders 50 feet in the air while never turning them upside down. As the gondola rotates downward, riders feel a free-fall sensation offering attendees an overview of the festival.

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+The Viper

Min. Height: 44 inches

Ticket cost: 4 tickets

A colossal ride with a brilliant green snake theme that takes riders on a whirlwind journey. The large arm across the top of the ride tilts and spins while each end of the giant arm spins independently for a twirling ride.

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+The Inversion

Min. Height: 48 inches

Ticket cost: 7 tickets

The Inversion swings side to side like a pendulum then swings to invert passengers completely around and upside down up to a height of nearly 80 feet.

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+The Vertigo

Min. Height: 48 inches

Ticket cost: 5 tickets

A 100 foot tall tower twists in a circular motion allowing riders to enjoy a whirling sensation as the entire center track lifts up slowly to the top.

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+Starship 3000

Min. Height: 48 inches

Ticket cost: 4 tickets

The lights and excitement of the midway become a blur as the Starship 3000 sweeps riders off their feet with centrifugal force, creating the feeling of weightlessness.

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+Wet Boats

Min. Height: 36 inches

Ticket cost: 3 tickets

Mini boats float along in a circular water moat for a leisurely ride.

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+Puppy Love
Min. Height: 36 inches

Ticket cost: 3 tickets

Riders climb aboard a small boat adorned with adorable puppies. Once aboard, the boat gently sways side to side. A perfect first time ride for small children.

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+Kid Town
Min. Height: 36 inches

Ticket cost: 3 tickets

This is your chance to see what it’s like to live in the wacky world of your favorite cartoons. Kid Town attracts kids and adults of all ages on a walk through a funhouse with many exciting obstacles. Kid Town also has a video camera set up on the inside that the kids can stand in front of and they will appear on the screen on the front of the ride

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+Pirates of the Midway

Min. Height: 42 inches (36 with adult)

Ticket cost: 4 tickets

Passengers climb aboard and join an armada of pirate ships that gently rotate around a central pirate character, simulating a trip on the high seas.

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+Slide

Min. Height: 42 inches (36 with adult)

Ticket cost: 4 tickets

This 35 feet high slide towers over the midway with exciting hills and dips for guests of all ages to enjoy and sail through.

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+Frog Hopper

Min. Height: 36 inches

Ticket cost: 3 tickets

This fully interactive family ride combines stadium style seating with an adorable frog theme utilizing a unique, bouncing motion.

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+Looney Tooter Train

Min. Height: 36 inches

Ticket cost: 3 tickets

This fun-filled train trip for the whole family takes place in brightly colored cartoon-like cars with merry music and bright scenery around a circular track.