Posts tagged The SkyStar 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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“SkyStar observation wheel opens at The Banks to great views and reviews..”

The 150-foot high SkyStar observation wheel at The Banksopened Saturday evening to great reviews from WCPO Anchor Tanya O'Rourke and WCPO Multimedia Journalist Jake Ryle after they were among the first riders... 

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“SkyStar 15-Story Ferris Wheel Going Up at The Banks..”

SkyStar, a temporary 15-story "observation wheel" (aka Ferris Wheel), is going up at The Banks downtown from Aug. 31-Dec. 2. The portable contraption has been traveling across America, setting up shop in cities including Norfolk, Va. and Louisville, Ky. to offer elevated views and a novel, pop-up tourism experience…

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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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“150-Foot-High SkyStar Observation Wheel Will Help Celebrate 10th Anniversary of The Banks in Cincinnati!”

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of The Banks in Cincinnati, SkyStar, a 150-foot-high mobile observation wheel will open August 31 through December 2. SkyStar will operate on Freedom Way at The Banks, across from the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center.

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"Ferris Wheel at Waterside looking to hire 40 seasonal employees!"

The job fair is Wednesday, May 9th at the Blue Moon Taphouse from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Seasonal positions include porters, security, ticket agents, wheel operators, and loaders and un-loaders. High school and college students are welcome to apply. Anyone attending the job fair should bring a few copies of their resume...

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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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LISTEN LIVE! TODD SCHNEIDER JOINS JOHN RAMSEY ON WAVE 3 NEWS!

"Todd Schneider joins John Ramsey to discuss the temporary addition to Lousiville's skyline, The SkyStar Ferris Wheel next to the Big-Four Bridge."

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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!"

A giant Ferris wheel is coming to Waterfront Park for a five-week run this spring — including during Thunder over Louisville. The SkyStar Observation Wheel will be on the Big Four Lawn from March 29 through May 6, according to a news release. It has 36 climate-controlled gondolas that can hold six people each ...

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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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