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Hip Hop Amusements, How you have grown!

I am always eager to hear that Hip Hop Amusements is in my area. Their workers are wonderful and I love watching as they add new rides and games to their growing carnival! Today I was introduced to The Hustler, a nice new addition Hip Hop’s ride selection. It spins, but it looks gentler than…

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Evans United Shows, Inc

Tom & Nancy Evans P.O. Box 126 Plattsburg MO 64477 Phone: 816-539-2534 Fax: 816-539-3848 Alternative Contact Information: Erin Evans’ Cell: 816-309-5968 Tom Evans’ Cell: 816-392-0759 It was a special treat for me to run into the folks at Evans United Shows carnival last weekend. They were providing entertainment for the 2015 Spring Carnival at…

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Thanksgiving As A Carny

Have you ever wondered what the holidays are like when you work for a carnival? Thanksgiving 2001, I was a carnie. And although I was hundreds of miles away from my family, missing out on the traditions that I had grown to love, this will go down in history as one of my favorite Thanksgivings…

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When Rides Go Wrong

Started: March 31, 2008 by: Michelle Hestand (About the author) For many people, one of the most thrilling things about carnivals is that feeling you get when you see yourself plunging down toward the ground below or feeling like you are coming within inches of running into another ride, treebranch, or building or being spun…

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