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Tourist Attractions & Parks magazine has been serving the leisure entertainment industry for over 47 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.

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Our unrivaled industry editorial focus includes:

  • The Large Park Report: Exclusive Stories from the Nation’s Large Parks
  • The Waves Waterpark Section
  • The Entertainment Center Report: Bowling, Roller Skating, Mini-Golf and Go-Karts, Laser Tag
  • Trends Stories
  • Street Beat: Analysis and News from the Coin-op Industry
  • Haunted Houses and Attractions
  • The Latest Innovations from the Museum Industry
  • Food Service Spotlight
  • Trends and Tips from the Inflatable and Party Rental Industry

Editorial Schedule

February/March 2021: ANNUAL BUYER’S GUIDE DIRECTORY AND COIN-OP/LASER TAG ISSUE
  • The Large Park Report
  • Waves Waterpark Section
  • Entertainment Center Report:
  • Bowling, Mini Golf and Go-Karts, Laser Tag, and Roller Skating
  • Expanded Coverage: Street Beat and Laser Tag
  • Street Beat Coin-Op Coverage
  • Expanded Coverage: Haunted Attractions and Escape Rooms
  • Food Service
  • Amusement Rental and Inflatable News
  • Zoos, Aquariums and Museums
  • AAMA FEC Corner

BONUS DISTRIBUTION: 2020 Amusement Expo, Laser Tag Convention, National Bulk Vending Association and Transworld trade shows.

April/May 2021: FOOD SERVICE SPOTLIGHT ISSUE/DESIGN TRENDS
  • Expanded Food Service Coverage
  • The Large Park Report: An Update on Food at Amusement Parks
  • Sprucing Up for Spring at Parks and Attractions
  • Waves Waterpark Section: Spring Maintenance Plus Water Filtration and Treatment
  • Amusement Rental and Inflatable News: Special Events
  • Street Beat Coin-Op Coverage
  • Entertainment Center Report: Laser Tag, Roller Skating and Bowling, Plus Mini Golf and Go-Karts, Food
  • Service and Equipment and Trampoline Parks
  • Zoos, Aquariums and Museums
  • Food at Zoos, Aquariums and Museums
  • Haunted Attractions and Escape Rooms
  • AAMA FEC Corner
June 2021: ANNUAL ENTERTAINMENT CENTER DIRECTORY ISSUE PLUS EXPANDED ENTERTAINMENT CENTER AND BOWLING REPORTS
  • Entertainment Center Report: Bowling, Mini Golf and Go-Karts, and Laser Tag
  • The Large Park Report: Staffing and Training
  • Waves Waterpark Section: Splash Parks – Wet and Dry Play
  • Food Service: Facility Menus – Selections for Guests of All Ages
  • Amusement Rental and Inflatable News
  • Street Beat Coin-Op Coverage: Redemption Report Plus New Games
  • Zoos, Aquariums and Museums
  • Haunted Attractions and Escape Rooms
  • AAMA FEC Corner

BONUS DISTRIBUTION: The Bowl Expo and the Christmas Expo

September/October 2021: Waterpark Review
  • Waves Waterpark Section: Expanded Waterpark Coverage
  • The Large Park Report
  • Food Service: Food Trends at Arenas, Stadiums and Waterparks
  • Street Beat Coin-Op Coverage
  • Amusement Rental and Inflatable News
  • Entertainment Center Report: Bowling, Mini Golf and Go-Karts, Trampoline Parks and Laser Tag
  • Zoos, Aquariums and Museums
  • Haunted Attractions and Escape Rooms
  • Profiles in Excellence
  • AAMA FEC Corner
November 2021: IAAPA SHOW ISSUE
  • Expanded Amusement Park Coverage
  • The Large Park Report
  • Waves Waterpark Section
  • Food Service
  • Amusement Rental and Inflatable News
  • Street Beat Coin-Op Coverage
  • Entertainment Center Report: Bowling, Mini-Golf and Go-Karts, Trampoline Parks, Laser Tag and Bumper Cars
  • Zoos, Aquariums and Museums
  • Haunted Attractions and Escape Rooms
  • AAMA FEC Corner
  • BONUS DISTRIBUTION: 2021 IAAPA
  • Attractions Expo
January 2022: FAIR, FESTIVAL and CARNIVAL TRENDS PLUS SPECIAL INSURANCE FEATURE
  • Trends at Fairs, Festivals and Carnivals: Rides, Portable Games
  • The Large Park Report
  • Waves Waterpark Section: Indoor Waterparks
  • Food Service: Trends for Concessions and Carts, Fun Foods and Soft Serve
  • Amusement Rental and Inflatable News: Insurance
  • Street Beat Coin-Op Coverage
  • Entertainment Center Report: Bowling, Mini Golf and Go-Karts, Laser Tag, and Roller Skating
  • Zoos, Aquariums and Museums
  • Haunted Attractions and Escape Rooms
  • Mobile and Permanent Zip Line Rides
  • AAMA FEC Corner

BONUS DISTRIBUTION: IISA-Gibsonton, NICA and the Halloween and Party Expo.

Readership by Region

Maine – 184
New Hampshire – 180
Vermont – 130
Massachusetts – 570
Rhode Island – 103
Connecticut – 326
New England – 1,493

New York – 1,355
New Jersey – 601
Pennsylvania – 1,491
Middle Atlantic – 3,447

Ohio – 1,122
Indiana – 721
Illinois – 1,125
Michigan – 1,048
Wisconsin – 845
East North Central – 4,861

Minnesota – 600
Iowa – 507
Missouri – 586
North Dakota – 124
South Dakota – 194
Nebraska – 326
Kansas – 377
West North Central – 2,714

Delaware – 67
Maryland – 456
District of Columbia – 48
Virginia – 546
West Virginia – 232
North Carolina – 584
South Carolina – 423
Georgia – 567
Florida – 1,869
South Atlantic – 4,792

Kentucky – 369
Tennessee – 634
Alabama – 320
Mississippi – 201
East South Central – 1,524

Arkansas – 331
Louisiana – 327
Oklahoma – 336
Texas – 1,629
West South Central – 2,623

Montana – 218
Idaho – 193
Wyoming – 119
Colorado – 478
New Mexico – 165
Arizona – 445
Utah – 233
Nevada – 225
Mountain – 2,076
Alaska – 85
Washington – 449
Oregon – 315
California – 2,025
Hawaii – 72
Pacific – 2,946

UNITED STATES – 26,548
Foreign, United States Military and Territories – 72
Total Readership in 59 Countries Across The Globe!
26,548
*Statistics based on the December 2020 issue.

Readership Sampling

Amusement Parks:
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Legoland Florida Resort, Worlds of Fun

Amusement Operators:
Charlie’s Novelty Company, Patriot Vending, ABC Amusement Games, Area Amusements, 8 Ball Amusement

Waterparks:
Alabama Splash Adventure, Funtown Splashtown, Avalanche Bay Indoor Waterpark, Kalahari Resorts

Fun Centers:
ALLPLay FEC, Garden City Pavilion Arcade, The Funplex, FunDimension, Family Fun Center XL

Zoos & Aquariums:
Bearizona, Dauphin Sea Life Estuarium, Downtown Aquarium, The Alaska Zoo

Museums:
The Philip & Patricia, Frost Museum of Science, Louisiana Art & Science Museum, Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, Brandywine River Museum of Art

Bowling Centers:
Hiline Lanes, Chipper Bloomfield Bowl, Family Lanes and Amusements, High Sierra Lanes, Emerald Lanes

Fairs and Festivals:
Mitchel Brothers Amusements, Majestic Midways, Jolly Shows, Lake Enterprises, Amusements of America

Arenas and Stadiums:
Five County Stadium, Cabarrus Arena, BB&T Ballpark, Santander Performing Arts Center

Rental Companies:
Texas Inflatable Rentals, Sky High Party Rental, Celebration Authority, The Fun Ones

Haunted Attractions:
Atrox Factory, Waldorf Estate, Castle of Chaos, The Nevermore Haunt, Milburn’s Haunted Manor