RAINBOW - Full revolutions and high speeds. The “NEW” rainbow will swing you back and forth until it gains all the momentum to take you over the top, reaching impressive heights and making a giant 360 degree turn.
TOP WAYS TO SAVE MONEY
DUECE DAY - Opening day of the Illinois State Fair the midway is offering $2.00 rides.
MEGA PASS - Buy the 11 day unlimited ride pass for only $65.00.
VETERANS DAY, SUNDAY AUGUST 14 - all Veterans and their families can purchase a Bargain Bracelet (good for all of the rides, excluding the big slide and sky ride) for $25.00. Proper Veteran identification is required.
LAST BLAST - Don’t miss out on the final Sunday, August 21 where you can ride unlimited rides from 12 noon – 10:00pm for only $25.00.
TOP 5 SPECTACULAR RIDES
PHAROAH’S FURY - This giant Egyptian themed pirate ship stands over 50 feet in the air and swings riders up to the 50 mph in forwards and backwards motions.
HIMALAYA - Experience exciting big ride action at a speed that thrills everyone. Hang on as the Himalaya ride accelerates backwards and forwards at 11.5 RPM.
FREAK OUT - Take a ride on the giant pendulum of the Freak Out, this ride combines heights of over 70 feet at an angle of 127 degrees.
RING OF FIRE - Do you dare to take the scare and reach height of over 65 feet on this looping train? The Firestorm will take you in forwards and backwards motion and hang on while it takes you completely upside down.
ORBITER - One of the fastest rides on the midway. The speeds and spins of the 6 arms of the Orbiter will take you to a 90 degree angle in every direction imaginable, including head over heels.
TOP 5 KIDDIELAND RIDES
WACKY WORM ROLLERCOASTER - A kiddieland rollercoaster for the thrill seekers in training.
MINI JETS - Fly from the midway to the moon on our ever popular Mini Jets.
MARDI GRAS DOUBLE DECKER GLASSHOUSE - Make your way through this magical double-decker glasshouse, with crazy mirrors and a slide to the finish.
BALLOON RACE - Experience the sensation of free flight on one of our kiddieland hot air balloons on the Balloon Race.
FREE FALL - Kids, hang on tight while you enjoy the breath-taking feeling of blasting into the sky and free falling back to earth on the Free Fall.
TOP 5 MIDWAY INDULGENCES
UM8KIT SLUSH LAB - Personalize your taste buds when you quench your thirst with one of our many flavors of slushies. You pour it and create your own multi-flavored masterpiece.
FRESH DIPPED CORN DOG - Quite possibly one of the top 10 culinary creations! What makes these so good? Our secret batter recipe and fresh dipped to order.
FUNNEL CAKE - Mouth watering fair favorite. What’s not to love about a hot, thick and fluffy Funnel Cake? Top it off with the traditional butter and icing sugar or go the extreme with ice cream and fresh fruit topping.
LEMON SHAKE UPS - A fair favorite, don’t miss these delicious freshly squeezed and shaken lemonade drinks.
SUGARLAND EXPRESS - Visit our Sugarland Express on the midway for our freshly spun cotton candy, refreshing flavor bursting sno kones, fresh dipped candy apples, hot buttered popcorn and more.
THINGS FAIRGOERS SHOULD KNOW ABOUT NORTH AMERICAN MIDWAY ENTERTAINMENT
1. The number of ride inspections performed during the Illinois State Fair is 637. Every ride is inspected by the State of Illinois, NAME Certified Safety Officials, a third party inspection firm and NAME Certified Ride Operators. In addition every ride is inspected every single day prior to opening.
2. North American Midway Entertainment has 18 certified NAARSO (National Association of Amusement Ride Safety Officials) employed on staff in 2011. This is substantially more than any other traveling or permanent amusement park in the world.
3. Each employee receives a minimum of 56 hours of safety and customer service training on our midway each year. Safety is our number one priority.
4. North American Midway has presented the midway at the Illinois State Fair for 19 consecutive years.
5. North American Midway Entertainment is the #1 World’s Largest Traveling Amusement Park.