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Funtime brings thrills to new heights

When it comes to defining skylines, there’s no better company in the Ride Entertainment family that’s better than Funtime Thrill Rides. Holders of several world records in the attractions industry, Funtime’s rides are guaranteed to catch the eyes of would-be visitors...

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Skycoaster thrills even more with Kool Replay video system

Automatic recording upgrade captures riders from multiple angles without the need for additional staffing. Ride Entertainment, the Gold Standard in the attractions industry for safety,sales and support, is proud to announce a new upgrade available for Skycoaster®...

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Lighting Up Your Lives with KCL Engineering

Amusement parks and other attractions tend to be eye-catching by nature. But, when you really think about it, they truly come alive at night. There’s something about a theme park at night that sets the senses into overdrive and a big part of that is the way the...

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A Clean Facility is A Profitable One

When it comes to the guest experience, nothing ruins the day faster than seeing a dirty park or attraction. So just how clean is your facility? As more and more guests seek out cleaner, healthier ways to have fun, what has your facility done to adapt and address its...

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From Mild to Wild, Gerstlauer Delivers the Thrills

From Mild to Wild, Gerstlauer Delivers the Thrills

They are the ultimate in German roller coaster engineering. Family and thrill rides that (literally) stand out above all the others.  They are the roller coasters of Gerstlauer, one of the most celebrated ride manufacturers of our time. Gerstlauer boats an impressive...

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What a Difference a Year Makes

Where does the time go? It seems like just last month we were talking about polar temperatures and the first people getting the COVID-19 vaccine here in the United States. My how a few months changes things, huh? At Ride Entertainment, we’ve been in overdrive since...

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The Gold Standard

The Gold Standard

Our customers and partners have often referred to Ride Entertainment as being the “Gold Standard” in the amusements industry. As a team dedicated to excellence, this is not something we take lightly. It’s more than just a marketing tagline – it’s our mantra, our way...

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Ride Entertainment Partners with Ecological Laboratories

Ride Entertainment Partners with Ecological Laboratories

New partnership gives customers a cost-effective, easy and environmentally friendly method of achieving beautifully clear water, naturally, in water rides, lagoons and ponds.   Ride Entertainment, the Gold Standard in the attractions industry for safety, sales and...

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Lagotronics Projects Earns U.S. Patent for GameChanger

Lagotronics Projects Earns U.S. Patent for GameChanger

In 2016, Lagotronics Projects introduced their new ride concept ‘the GameChanger’: a rotating interactive dark ride, which is the first of its kind in the leisure industry! The first GameChanger worldwide opened in Shimao’s Max Wonder Park, China. Since then every...

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The Food Network Loves Hangtime

The Food Network Loves Hangtime

Recently the Food Network show "Buddy vs. Duff" visited Knott's Berry Farm and used the park as inspiration for their latest baking challenge. The two famous cake-makers squared off and enjoyed rides on several attractions, including the Hangtime roller coaster. The...

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Facebook Funtime offers Booster Unhinged

Facebook Funtime offers Booster Unhinged

With more than two decades of frightening passengers and delighting onlookers along midways with its Booster attraction, Funtime is making headway into the larger theme park market with this thrill ride. The company’s StarFlyer has already been a huge seller and is...

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Lagotronics Projects Unveils GameChanger XS

Lagotronics Projects Unveils GameChanger XS

The GameChanger-XS is a media-based interactive dark ride. Visitors will be seated on a rotating platform, which transports the visitors along three interactive media scenes. In total, the GameChanger-XS comprises 4 sections. Every section facilitates 2 players,...

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Viral Baby Shark Challenge Filmed at SeaGlass Carousel

Viral Baby Shark Challenge Filmed at SeaGlass Carousel

Our Parks & Attractions team was thrilled that drag artist Marti Gould Cummings chose the SeaGlass Carousel to film their entry into the "Baby Shark Challenge." Desmond is Amazing, other famous New York City performers and what looks to be the cousin of Left Shark...

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Greenway Carousel Celebrates the Holiday With Lights

Greenway Carousel Celebrates the Holiday With Lights

The Greenway Carousel at The Tiffany & Co. Foundation Grove is New England's one-of-a-kind attraction for all-ages, featuring native, handcrafted wildlife of land, sea, and sky. For the holidays, guests can delight in the Carousel’s annual Holiday Light Shows where...

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Adventures at Governor’s Island Opens Mini Golf

Adventures at Governor’s Island Opens Mini Golf

Ride Entertainment Parks & Attractions opened a new mini golf course on the island this summer. This family-friendly course allows you to putt your way across 18 holes of unique challenges for $7 per person (or 4 for $25!). No other mini golf course has our beautiful...

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Adventures at Governor’s Island Opens Mini Golf

Adventures at Governor’s Island Opens Mini Golf

Ride Entertainment Parks & Attractions opened a new mini golf course on the island this summer. This family-friendly course allows you to putt your way across 18 holes of unique challenges for $7 per person (or 4 for $25!). No other mini golf course has our beautiful...

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CNN: Take a whirl on New York City’s carousels

CNN: Take a whirl on New York City’s carousels

This winter CNN had a great spotlight on the many fantastic carousels in the New York City area, several of which are run by Ride Entertainment Parks & Attractions. Some of our attractions include: The SeaGlass Carousel, The Pier 62 Carousel, The Forest Park Carouel...

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