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The Nebraska State Fair has partnered with Wade Shows, Inc. to become our new carnival midway operator in 2013 and beyond. Consistently ranked number 3 among the nations top amusement providers by CarnivalWarehouse.com, Wade Shows boasts over 100 rides of which 40 will be chosen to put a new spin at the Nebraska State Fair. Wade Shows also has a wide array of games and food choices.
Wade Shows presence was felt with the new Sky Tram in 2012 covering the length of 1,200 feet while climbing to a height of 40 feet above the fairgrounds.
For more information about Wade Shows, Inc., click here.
Spinning round and round at high speeds, daring the frightening drops on the roller coaster, being spun every which way 60 feet above the air on the Fireball, these and many like them are the Thrill rides and Spectacular rides that only the most daring of our carnival visitors ride. Our Family rides provide thrills that the whole family can enjoy. When if comes to our children, you can find bears, dragons and monkeys, just to name a few of the characters you can find on a Wade Shows Kiddie-land. There are dozens of choices on every Wade Shows midway. Parents can ride along on many of our attractions and no visit to our Kiddie-land is complete without a ride on the Carousel. (rides pictured or listed are not guaranteed at the Nebraska State Fair)
Wade Shows carries a wide selection of bright, attractive, color-coordinated concessions to each of our events. Themeing and uniformity of appearance for the concessions give the Wade Shows midway a professional park-like look.
Our games and food stands have won numerous awards of excellence at many major events throughout the country. Our state of the art equipment adds to the fun and excitement of a visit to the midway.
The safety of our patrons is the prime concern of the Wade Shows. We have a qualified staff of managers, inspectors and ride operators who inspect the equipment prior to opening each day. In addition, most states have a comprehensive ride inspection program where the rides are additionally checked by a state safety official before the ride can be opened to the public. A third layer of safety is our insurance company who hires an independent safety consultant to inspect all of our rides each year. Maintenance and safety work is performed at our state of the art work facility on an annual basis, keeping our equipment in top running condition. Wade Shows has an excellent safety record and we want the experience of each of our customers to be the best it can be when visiting the Wade Shows midway.