Media Kit


Tourist Attractions & Parks magazine has been serving the leisure entertainment industry for over 40 years with the most authoritative, insightful and timely editorial plus the latest new product information and advertisements from all of the top vendors. The publication is the gold standard for shining a spotlight on the trends and changes that shape how its readership, which includes over 27,000 decision-makers, conducts business.

Get the attention your company deserves by positioning your ad in one of TAP’s recurring editorial sections, which include original stories by a talented group of contributing writers. Our unrivaled industry editorial focus includes:

  • The Large Park Report: Exclusive Stories from the Nation’s Large Parks
  • The Waves Waterpark Section
  • The Family Entertainment Center Report: Bowling, Roller Skating, Mini-Golf and Go-Karts,
    Laser Tag and Stories from The Industry Owls, a Group of FEC Experts
  • Trends Stories from the Inflatable and Party Rental Industry
  • Street Beat: Analysis and News from the Coin-op Industry
  • Haunted Houses and Attractions
  • The Latest Innovations from the Museum Industry
  • Food Service Spotlight: Spotlight on brands, innovations and equipment
  • Amusement Rental and Inflatable News: The latest in the rental and inflatable industry
  • Food Service News: Spotlight on brands, innovations and equipment
  • Foundations: A blueprint for success
  • Haunted House and Attractions News
  • Industry News: Breaking stories and trends.


Readership Classification Breakdown

Amusement Parks, Waterparks and Theme Parks1,955
FEC's, Arcades, Bowling Centers, Go-Kart & Mini-Golf8,391
Amusement & Bulk Vending Operators and Distributors2,480
Arena and Stadium Facilities1,619
Amusement Rental, Event Planners and Inflatable Buyers2,192
Fairs and Festivals2,400
Zoos, Aquariums, Museums, Gardens, Parks & Caves3,682
Ice and Roller Rinks1,044
Food and Merchandise Concessionaires1,443
Resorts, Hotels, Campgrounds962
Theme and Specialty Restaurants458
Raceways and Tracks88
Traveling Shows, Carnivals & Acts130

Tourist Attraction and Parks Readership Sampling

Amusement Parks:

  • Cedar Point
  • Hersheypark
  • Dollywood

Amusement Operators:

  • Vacationland Vendors
  • Thorpe Music Co.
  • Superior Vending


  • Evergreen Wings and Waves
  • Big Surf Waterpark
  • Water Monkey Adventure

Fun Centers:

  • Going Bonkers
  • Volcano Falls Adventure Park
  • Jack’s House

Zoos & Aquariums:

  • Smithsonian’s National Zoo
  • Cincinnati Aquarium
  • St. Louis Zoo


  • Children’s Museu of Denver
  • Heard Museum of Native
    Cultures and Art
  • Museum of Transportation

Bowling Centers:

  • Bowlmor Lanes
  • Presidio Bowling Center
  • Crazy Pins

Food Service:

  • Lucky Strike
  • SquareBurger
  • Miller Amusements

Fairs and Festivals:

  • Wisconsin State Fair
  • Texas State Fair
  • Minnesota State Fair

Arenas and Stadiums:

  • Target Field
  • Miller Park
  • Comerica Park

Rental Companies:

  • ABC Discount Rentals
  • Karl’s Event Services
  • Bouncin’ Around Long Island

Haunted Attractions:

  • Fright Haven
  • 13th Floor Haunted House
  • Field of Screams
    the Haunted Stadium

Recent News

Palace Entertainment Announces Sale of 14 Family Entertainment Centers and Waterpark in Deal with Apex Parks Group

Published October 7, 2014

Dole® Soft Serve Is Ideal for Patrons with Dietary Restrictions

Published August 3, 2014

Comic-Con® International 2014 Showcases Mobile Zipline by Extreme Engineering

Published July 31, 2014

Gage Bowls Adds Laser Maze Challenge and New Bowling Lanes

Published July 30, 2014

Foundations Entertainment University Is Offering New One-Day Lite Workshop 
on August 19 in Atlanta, Georgia

Published July 28, 2014

Monkey Joe’s Chooses Party Center Software

Published July 28, 2014

Bowling: Brunswick Open Letter to the Bowling Industry

Published July 24, 2014
Global Restaurant Brand Johnny Rockets Announces Expansion into Hawaii and Guam

Global Restaurant Brand Johnny Rockets Announces Expansion into Hawaii and Guam

Published April 14, 2014


Published April 4, 2014

Funovation® Completes New Projects

Published April 4, 2014

LaserTAG360 EVENT Coming Soon May 13-14, 2014

Published March 25, 2014
Make Your 2014 Fright Event Even More Memorable

Make Your 2014 Fright Event Even More Memorable

Published March 1, 2014

Scary Fun for All
The 7 Floors of Hell Haunted Scream Park

Published March 1, 2014

Frostline® Frozen Treats Same Great Product with a New Look

Published March 1, 2014

More Tips for Reducing Food Waste at Zoos and Aquariums

Published March 1, 2014

Waste Not, Want Not
How Zoos and Aquariums Are Reducing Food Waste

Published March 1, 2014

Trends on the Horizon
What’s ahead for vending machines that sell food items?

Published March 1, 2014

Food Vending Machine Report
Tips to Sell More Meals, Snacks and Beverages

Published March 1, 2014

Today’s Top Trends

Published March 1, 2014

Spotlight on the Coin-op Industry
A Question and Answer Interview with TRIOTECH

Published March 1, 2014

GameALERT Reports Bill Changer and Game Problems

Published March 1, 2014

Betson Enterprises Announces Distribution Agreement with Three Square Market

Published March 1, 2014

Free Computer Monitor with GameALERT® Systems

Published March 1, 2014

Street Beat: Sacoa Playcard® Offers Integration to Facebook for Online Sales and Party Booking Applications

Published March 1, 2014
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