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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
Manufacturers237
TOTAL READERSHIP27,081

Tourist Attraction and Parks Readership Sampling

Amusement Parks:

  • Cedar Point
  • Hersheypark
  • Dollywood

Amusement Operators:

  • Vacationland Vendors
  • Thorpe Music Co.
  • Superior Vending

Waterparks:

  • 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

Museums:

  • 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

Makeup, Masks and Motors  – Finding the Right Mix of Actors and Animatronics

Makeup, Masks and Motors – Finding the Right Mix of Actors and Animatronics

Published May 22, 2015
The Art of Cooking – Best-Selling Menu Items at Museum Restaurants and Cafes

The Art of Cooking – Best-Selling Menu Items at Museum Restaurants and Cafes

Published May 22, 2015
Getting the Picture on Coin-Op – Redemption Report Plus New Games

Getting the Picture on Coin-Op – Redemption Report Plus New Games

Published May 22, 2015
The VIP Treatment

The VIP Treatment

Published May 22, 2015

National Association of Concessionaires Names Dan Kroeger as 2015 Mickey Warner Award Recipient

Published May 22, 2015

Triotech Announces a Substantial Expansion of Its Team

Published May 22, 2015

Fun Factory, Inc.’s Warren K. Asing Wins Award

Published May 22, 2015

Amusement Centre HangOut Opens with Sacoa Playcard System

Published May 22, 2015

Sacoa Completes Sould Park Installation in Spain

Published May 22, 2015

Sacoa Completes Qatar and Lebanon Installations

Published May 22, 2015
F2FEC 2016:  Dates and Cities Narrowed While the Theme of 10X Better Is  Enhanced at Amusement Expo

F2FEC 2016: Dates and Cities Narrowed While the Theme of 10X Better Is Enhanced at Amusement Expo

Published May 2, 2015
F2FEC Conference Closes with Flair,  Announces Theme for 2016 Event

F2FEC Conference Closes with Flair, Announces Theme for 2016 Event

Published May 2, 2015
F2FEC 2015: Boost Loyalty and Sales with a Memory Business Mindset

F2FEC 2015: Boost Loyalty and Sales with a Memory Business Mindset

Published May 2, 2015
High-Energy Solutions to Help Individuals Evolve and Rethink Their Businesses – The Face 2 Face Entertainment Conference (F2FEC)

High-Energy Solutions to Help Individuals Evolve and Rethink Their Businesses – The Face 2 Face Entertainment Conference (F2FEC)

Published May 2, 2015
Securing a Piece of the  Food-Profits Pie – Food Trends at Mini-Golf and Go-Kart Centers

Securing a Piece of the Food-Profits Pie – Food Trends at Mini-Golf and Go-Kart Centers

Published April 20, 2015
Food and Beverage Trends  at Entertainment Attractions

Food and Beverage Trends at Entertainment Attractions

Published April 20, 2015
Clowns, Zombies and Classic Scares – The Hottest Haunt Characters for Halloween 2015

Clowns, Zombies and Classic Scares – The Hottest Haunt Characters for Halloween 2015

Published April 14, 2015
Going Mobile – Large Parks and the Food Truck Craze

Going Mobile – Large Parks and the Food Truck Craze

Published April 14, 2015
GestureTek Unveils New CUBE v5™ Interactive Floor Projection System

GestureTek Unveils New CUBE v5™ Interactive Floor Projection System

Published March 27, 2015
Tips to Buy the Best – The Food Service Equipment Picture at Zoos,  Aquariums and Museums

Tips to Buy the Best – The Food Service Equipment Picture at Zoos, Aquariums and Museums

Published February 16, 2015
Advice from Large Parks on Finding the Best Vendors

Advice from Large Parks on Finding the Best Vendors

Published February 13, 2015
Bulking Up on Bulk  Vending Business – Trends and Tips for Success

Bulking Up on Bulk Vending Business – Trends and Tips for Success

Published February 13, 2015
Pinstack – Plano, Texas

Pinstack – Plano, Texas

Published February 12, 2015
Pinstack Opens First Location with Sacoa

Pinstack Opens First Location with Sacoa

Published February 12, 2015
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