Carnival

Carnival Hours - 12:00 p.m. to closing daily

Get your Big Fair Fun for less! All Advanced Sale Tickets are available
now through July 23rd, 2014 at 11:59 p.m.
Buy Tickets for The Fair

Advanced Sale All-Day Carnival Wristbands are only $23.00 each and that. Full Price at the Fair is $28.00 each.

Individual ride coupons are $1 each,

25 coupons are $23

80 coupons are $70

All rides take 3 to 5 coupons.

Refer to the ride list down below to see how many coupons each ride will take.

Ride list is subject to change without notice

Carnival Ride Requirements

  1. No Casts, pregnant persons, nor intoxicated individuals on rides
  2. Children who measure under 36" in height cannot ride any carnival rides alone and children who measure 36" to 48" in height may only ride a few select rides
  3. All riders must have either a Butler Amusements carnival ride wristband or Butler Amusements carnival ride coupons
  4. Rides require 3 to 5 coupons each per rider
  5. Infants are not allowed on any carnival rides
  6. For your safety, it is always up to the ride operator to decide if it is safe for you to ride

Carnival Tickets



 

SPECTACULAR RIDES /MAJOR RIDES AND SHOWS

Freak Out NEW FOR 2014!

The Freak Out, manufactured by KMG –Netherlands will be the new stand out attraction at Butler Amusements in 2014.

This new ride boasts an energy efficient light package utilizing LED’s which produce clear bright color while using 90% less power to operate.

Towering at 70 feet, the Freak Out seats 16 persons and takes them on a thrilling journey into the sky! Passengers are secured by over the shoulder harnesses as they dangle in expectation. Once the ride begins the seats slowly rotate as the entire boom begins to swing horizontally. Passengers swing over the midway directly overhead of those watching from the front of the ride. The ride climax is reached as the boom reaches a height of over 40 feet in the air while the passenger seats rotate.

This ride takes 5 coupons
Must be at least 48" in height to ride with an adult and 52” to ride alone

 

Giant Zillerator Coaster

Up, down and around aboard a car for four, passengers enjoy the Zillerator coaster! The Zillerator will attract all thrill seekers, standing at 48 1/2 feet tall, it has 6 cars each capable of holding up to 4 people. A ride for teens and adults, the Zillerator sends riders on a thrilling trip over the tracks – curving, rising and descending – a journey for the bravest.
This ride takes 5 coupons
No Single Riders
Must be at least 48" in height to ride

 

Thunderbolt

The Thunderbolt is an exciting high - speed ride that travels in an undulating circular motion. Today’s popular music pumps through the air as riders speed forward and then backward. The Thunderbolt features 18 self-loading 2 - 3 passenger seats to accommodate 36 adults or 54 children.
This ride takes 5 coupons
Must be at least 48" in height to ride alone
Must be at least 44" in height to ride with an adult

 

Giant Wheel

A towering tradition of Butler Amusements, the majestic Giant Wheel dominates the Midway day and night, offering patrons a sweeping view from a height of nearly 100 feet! Passengers are seated in separate gondolas and then whisked smoothly up, around and down again, a motion reminiscent of the ferris wheel. The Giant Wheel is a pleasant ride for the entire family.
This ride takes 5 coupons
No Single Riders
Must be at least 48" in height to ride alone
Must be at least 44" in height to ride with an adult

 

Raptor

The Raptor has a familiar look of the classic scrambler, but with an extra special kick that multiplies the fun and excitement. Four arms are connected to seats in pods of three. Each pod of seats spin counterclockwise while the entire arm turns counterclockwise giving riders the feeling of being in the center of a crazy vortex. The Raptor has 18 seats each holding 2 adults per seat.
This ride takes 5 coupons
Must be at least 52" in height to ride

 

Ring of Fire

Love of the Midway is a burnin’ thing, and in this case, it makes a fiery ring. On the Ring of Fire passengers are firmly secured in their seats within a train of cars and are taken on a journey that circumnavigates the inside of a ‘ring of fire’. The train pauses only once at the top before cascading down the track backwards! The Ring of Fire is a spectacular ride just for teens and adults.
This ride takes 5 coupons
Must be at least 54" in height to ride

 

Zipper

The Zipper has been one of the Midway’s most recognizable attractions for years, providing thrills to riders from teens to adults. There’s more spinning going on with the Zipper than an out of control top. While the ‘cages’ holding two passengers each rise and descend on a tower boom, each spins independently and the entire boom turns, too. Three times the action, backed by spectacular lighting bringing them back for more.
This ride takes 5 coupons
Must be at least 48" in height to ride

 

1001 Nachts (Nights)

Our European 1001 Nachts ride is a spectacular bright ride on the midway and is a thrill to fairgoers. It is a platform ride that goes completely up and over in a circular fashion as riders leave their stomach behind. This colorful attraction replaces the older falling star ride which we used to use on our midways.
This ride takes 5 coupons
Must be at least 48" in height to ride

 

Energy Storm

The Energy Storm is a spectacular ride that takes 24 riders for the spin of their lives. Each bucket spins in the air, causing the rider to go upside down, while the main arms spin around to create another spinning sensation. The energy this ride creates is sure to thrill even the seasoned ride enthusiast.
This ride takes 5 coupons
Must be at least 57" in height to ride

 

Super Shot Drop Tower

The world-class Super Shot Drop Tower is one of Butler Amusements’ newest acquisitions. Unlike any other ride on our midway, the new Super Shot will bring a new dimension of thrills to your carnival goers. 12 passengers are loaded into each circular passenger station. Over the shoulder harnesses secure patrons while they are gently lifted up the 90 foot tower. Once the passenger station reaches the top, it is released in an accelerated freefall and riders experience G-Forces in excess of 3 ½ times normal. Riders are then cushioned by a magnetic braking system stopping the station before it reaches the base of the tower. The Super Shot is an exciting spectacular addition to the Butler midway.
This ride takes 5 coupons
Must be at least 48" in height to ride

 

Eagle 16

A staple of the American Midway, this 16-seat Ferris Wheel has eight front facing cars holding two riders in each. It offers both a gentle ride around the 360-degree vertical circle and a thrilling view, as riders are lifted high above the ground and able to see for miles.
This attraction takes 4 coupons
Must be at least 48" in height to enter alone
Must be at least 42" in height to enter with an adult

 

Scooters

Our Scooters are a classic! Riders, seated in their “cars” begin a trip over a rectangular floor, bumping and dodging other drivers in their way!
This ride takes 4 coupons
Must be at least 48" in height to ride alone
Must be at least 44" in height to ride with an adult

 

Mardi Gras

Celebrate one of America’s brightest and boldest holidays without having to travel far. The Mardi Gras is a self-contained celebration of the famed New Orleans Holiday. Two stories of exciting mirror mazes, moving escalators, music and lights combine for thrills, inside and out — day or night!
This attraction takes 4 coupons
Must be at least 36" in height to enter

 

Yo Yo

Passengers take their seats and then slowly rise into the air and they’re off on a variation of the swing, called the Yo Yo. As it turns the top leans, giving riders the thrill of ‘flying’! A family ride for youngsters, teens and adults.
This ride takes 4 coupons
Must be at least 42" in height to ride

 

Cyclone

The Cyclone is a thrilling ride that is enjoyed by kids, teens and families of all types. The Cyclone has 8 uniquely designed spherical passenger vessels each with a capacity of 4 persons. Each vessel includes a centrally located steering wheel which enables the passengers spin the cars themselves. The Cyclone lifts 7 ½ feet into the air and tilts 20 degrees for a terrific ride sensation.
This ride takes 4 coupons
Must be at least 48" in height to ride

 

Wacky Worm

The Wacky Worm coaster is designed for the whole family. This two level family roller coaster is a great way for the entire family to enjoy the carnival. This brightly painted worm, surrounded by flower cup lights, is a charming addition to the Midway.
This ride takes 4 coupons
Must be at least 42" in height to ride alone
Must be at least 36" in height to ride with an adult

 


Viper

The Viper ride is one of the recent spectacular ride that Butler Amusements will be bringing to the midway this year. A colossal ride with a brilliant green snake theme will take riders on a whirlwind journey. The large arm across the entire top of the ride tilts and spins. At each end of the giant arm are two clusters holding two part seating which spin independently as well. The open air design allows riders to experience spectacular twirling views . The Viper seats 24 passengers and uses state of the art shoulder bars.
This ride takes 4 coupons
Must be at least 44" in height to ride

 

Lolli Swing

Enjoy all of the fun of the sweet colors and savory sensation of a lollipop without the calories and sugar! This brightly colored ride has 16 swings decorated with large swirl lollipops and lights. The centerpiece is a large clown complete with a red nose and floppy shoes.
This ride takes 4 coupons
Must be at least 42" in height to ride alone
Must be at least 36" in height to ride with an adult

 

Shrek

Everyone’s favorite Ogre now has his own themed ride! Shrek the ride is sure to be an all time favorite! Shrek features walk through punching bags, a cargo net climb, covered super slide and many more features will keep the littlest of visitors wanting to come back for more.
This attraction takes 4 coupons
Must be at least 42" in height to enter alone
Must be at least 36" in height to enter with an adult

 

Circle of Champions

Round and round they go and where they stop, nobody knows! An old favorite that has thrilled and excited patrons for generations, the Circle of Champions is a classic Tilt A Whirl which serves up a swirling experience for teens and adults. Separate sports themed cars rotate individually as the entire ride revolves up, down and around!
This ride takes 3 coupons
Must be at least 46" in height to ride alone
Must be at least 36" in height to ride with an adult

 

Haywire

Zig and zag your way to an amazing time on the Haywire. Families delight as they spin in two directions at the same time. The Haywire has 12 seats each seat capable of holding 3 people. The main frame spins as each arm of seats spins independently, creating a feeling of funky flight. The Haywire also features Deluxe Lighting and programmed incandescent “Ultra Lights.”
This ride takes 3 coupons
Must be at least 48" in height to ride alone
Must be at least 36" in height to ride with an adult

 

Giant Slide

No playground would ever be complete without a slide! Kids of any age enjoy the thrill of this giant slide as they sail down the undulating path. Passengers climb a stairway, higher and higher to the top of the slide and then laugh and squeal with delight as they sail to the bottom.
This ride takes 3 coupons
Must be at least 42" in height to ride
No lap riding or hand holding

 

The Americana Merry Go Round

For decades, audiences have been awed by the beautifully handcrafted majesty of the carousel. To witness The Americana Merry Go Round is to see this piece of Americana in all its glory. This 28 foot Americana Themed Carousel is red, white and blue with stars and stripes and features jumping horses, and 2 chariots. Parents and children create memories while they enjoy the sights and sounds of this beautiful ride together!
This ride takes 3 coupons
Adults accompanying a child must have tickets
Must be at least 42" in height to ride alone
Must be at least 32" in height to ride with an adult

 

Looney Tooter Train

All aboard!! This fun-filled train trip for the whole family takes place in brightly colored cartoon-like cars. Passengers board the train at the station and with merry music, and bright scenery, the journey begins around a circular track. Fun for everyone is in store on the Looney tooter.
This ride takes 3 coupons
Must be at least 36" in height to ride

 

Jump Around

The jump around is a first of its kind, fully interactive family ride that is sure to be a hit amongst kids of all ages. The jump around combines dune buggy themed vehicles with a unique, patent pending interactive bouncing motion. Up to fours children or one adult and two children can be accommodated in each vehicle for a capacity of 600 rides per hour.
This ride takes 3 coupons
Must be at least 36" in height to ride

 

Tea Cup

This family ride has a beautifully detailed teapot centerpiece and six teacups with four seats each for a total capacity of 24. Fiberglass vehicles are installed on a rotating platform. Each car is equipped with a steering wheel that controls the speed of its individual rotation. The Tea Cup is a hit amongst riders of all ages.
This ride takes 3 coupons
Must be at least 36" in height to ride

 

Bear Affair

On the Bear Affair four jolly bears welcome children and parents aboard for a smooth ride. Passengers can move the ride at their own pace by turning a giant steering wheel inside the bear’s belly spinning themselves round and round while the entire ride revolves as well.
This ride takes 3 coupons
Must be at least 42" in height to ride alone
Must be at least 36" in height to ride with an adult

 

Airport 8

The Airport 8 is a great ride for the whole family! These crop dusters have a small steering wheel that allows the children to maneuver the ride up and down as if they are the ones flying the jet through the air. Parents and children can ride together on these colorful planes for a safe, fun experience.
This ride takes 3 coupons
Must be at least 42" in height to ride alone
Must be at least 36" in height to ride with an adult

KID RIDES (Only children 36"-42" can ride)

Roadsters

Our Roadsters allow little motorists a chance to strut their stuff behind the wheel of this classic roadster cars. These speedsters each have their own steering wheel and horn to play with as they travel around our round platform track.
This ride takes 3 coupons
Must be at least 36" in height to ride
Adults cannot ride

 

Corvettes

Our Corvettes allow little motorists a chance to strut their stuff behind the wheel of these classic cars. These speedsters each have their own steering wheel and horn to play with as they travel around our round platform track.
This ride takes 3 coupons
Adults cannot ride this attraction due to it being sized only for young children
Children riding must be at least 36" in height to ride