Posts tagged Ferris Wheel
“Cincy's Beloved Traveling Ferris Wheel Might Not Ever Leave"

Since arriving at The Banks to celebrate the development’s 10th anniversary, the SkyStarobservation wheel has earned the attention of visitors (and their cameras). The 150-foot-tall attraction is the largest of its kind—a traveling ferris wheel that has also made stops in Louisville, Kentucky and Norfolk, Virginia. Originally slated to run from August to December 2018, SkyStar’s presence on the Downtown Cincinnati riverfront was recently extended until at least mid-June 2019, and there’s speculation that it could stay even longer…

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“SkyStar is sticking around at The Banks a little while longer!”

The newest, high flying and colorful attraction at The Banks is sticking around a little while longer. SkyStar, the 150-foot ‘mobile observation wheel’ -- (Ferris Wheel) is extending its stay until the summer. The was originally supposed to bring its soaring sights to downtown Cincinnati from Aug. 31 to Dec. 2 to celebrate the tenth anniversary of The Banks, but the Queen City liked it so much it’s staying put until June 16…

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“Giant Ferris wheel headed to Banks!”

A 150-foot-high “mobile observation wheel” is coming to the Banks this week to help the riverfront development celebrate its 10th anniversary. The wheel, called the SkyStar, will open Aug. 31 and operate through Dec. 2 on Freedom Way across the street from the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center.

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"SKYSTAR WHEEL ARRIVES AT WATERSIDE!"

Waterside District is pleased to announce Norfolk’s newest entertainment attraction, SkyStar at Waterside. Arriving May 2018, the 137 foot high wheel will be located adjacent to Waterside District and offer individuals, groups, and companies a brand new entertainment option this Summer...

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"GIANT OBSERVATION WHEEL COMING TO LOUISVILLE’S WATERFRONT PARK!"

The Waterfront Development Corp. joined Todd Schneider of SkyView Atlanta, Mike Berry of the Kentucky Derby Festival, and Stacy Owen of 91.9 WFPK Independent Louisville, to announce the spring debut of the SkyStar Observation Wheel at Waterfront Park’s Big Four Lawn. The Ferris wheel will land at Waterfront Park for a 5-week stay, providing rides on the Big Four Lawn from March 29-May 6. ... -The Lane Report

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"Norfolk is Getting a SkyStar on the Waterfront for the Summer!"

137 feet high. 12 stories above the Elizabeth River. 36 climate-controlled, private gondolas. Need anything more be said? The SkyStar will open outside Waterside this May, according to Cordish, the company behind the Waterside District. It will be around for the summer...

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"WATERFRONT PARK WILL BE HOME TO A 137-FOOT FERRIS WHEEL THROUGH DERBY!"

It’s a bird, it’s a plane — you’ll be able to see just about anything coming through Louisville when Waterfront Park gets a giant 137-foot Ferris wheel-like structure called SkyStar Observation starting Thursday, March 29. ...

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"A giant Ferris wheel is coming to Waterfront Park this spring, just in time for the Derby!"

A giant traveling Ferris wheel will be parked at Waterfront Park this spring, offering aerial views of the river and skyline, as well as a nightly LED light show. The SkyStar Observation Wheel, one of the world's tallest traveling observation wheels, is set to be in Louisville for five weeks, according to a news release from Waterfront Park that describes the attraction as "Not Your Grandfather's Ferris Wheel." ...

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"Giant Traveling Ferris Wheel Coming To Waterfront Park!"

A traveling Ferris wheel will soon brighten Waterfront Park, offering rides and views during Waterfront Wednesday, Thunder Over Louisville and the Kentucky Derby, officials announced Thursday. SkyStar, the operator of the observation wheel, touts the 137-foot attraction as one of the tallest traveling Ferris wheels in America. It’s outfitted with more than a million LED lights, and will have 36 six-passenger gondolas for people to ride.

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