Results tagged with 'rides'
Published July 7, 2013
Summerfest had a slow start in the early years. Riding to the rescue was Milt Kaufman and his "Million Dollar Midway." The Midway was a cash cow and although it wasn't part of Summerfest, it operated adjacent to and at the same time as the music festival.
Published June 30, 2013
Today, there is not a midway at Summerfest and people have mixed opinions on whether or not it is missed. Most people, it seems, think the decision to eliminate the rides and games was a good idea, but others saw the value in the carnival component.
Published Nov. 14, 2012
Milwaukee's family-friendly indoor winter festival, Winter Fest, returns to the Delta Center for its second year, Dec. 26-31.
Published Sept. 16, 2011
The Wisconsin State Fair Park Board voted unanimously Friday to keep the midway at the 2012 Wisconsin State Fair.
Published May 7, 2002
V-2 Vertical Velocity is one of the most thrilling coasters in the park. The ride, which reaches speeds of up to 70 mph, suspends riders on a spiral that travels straight up and back down two 185-ft. vertical towers.