I was really pleased last week to see that there is going to be a midway in town in conjunction with the upcoming Karneval events. How about taking a walk around with me as they set it up?
First stop is an old midway standby - the Tilt-a-Whirl. I love this ride, but I have seen better examples of it. This particular one is evidently dedicated to Spiderman and a bunch of other super heroes.
Now here's something to think about should you be tempted to get on this ride. They evidently do not have enough working cars to complete the track. There is an empty space just like this one exactly opposite. To equal out the balance I would guess.
He was still packed in the truck when I spotted him, but this guy is destined to lead the kiddie train ride.
Lots of kiddie rides. This is the 4x4 special.
Another favorite amongst the teen set and those with strong necks. Bumper cars.
Ever wonder what they look like underneath?
Finally an adult type ride. I took a really close look at this thing and I seriously doubt that I will get on it. Maybe though.
The kiddie roller coaster is led by this festive guy.
I'm not quite sure what this is supposed to be. Looks like baby strollers for rent. Guess I'll find out when they put it together.
One of the best things about a midway, to me, is the art. It's in a class all by itself and I think very much unappreciated. As an art form, it's one of those things that is usually so bad that it is good. Take these examples for example: