Carnival rides list with names and images

Carnival rides list with names and images

The 1893 Chicago World Columbian Exposition sparked a tradition of traveling carnivals. Rural North Americans that didn't live close to cities could experience traveling forms of bazaar entertainment — from burlesque to vaudeville, circuses and magic lantern shows.

 Enjoy this nostalgic gallery of carnival rides with names and images!

 

Image Description: magic lantern GIF of a wizard conjuring spirits from a cauldron

 

Enjoy a carnival ASMR animation while you look! 

 

 

Balloon Race

Category:Balloon Race (ride) - Wikimedia Commons

 

 

Booster

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Bumper Boats

File:Lonly Swan (9277230490).jpg

 

Bumper Cars

File:Dülmen, Dreifaltigkeitskirmes -- 2018 -- 2617.jpg

 

 

Carousel

File:Carousel (2677956820).jpg

 

 

Caterpillar

File:080605 1158 overhead caterpillar Canobie Lake Park.jpg

 

 

Cliff Hanger

File:Dartron Cliff Hanger - panoramio.jpg

 

 

Condor

File:2016 WGT 007 Belantis.jpg

 

 

Disk'O

File:Fantasilandia.jpg

 

Dragon Wagon

File:Dragon Wagon at Night - panoramio.jpg

 

 

Enterprise

File:2020-01-02 Fira d'atraccions de Nadal, València 2019 02.gif

 

 

Ferris Wheel

File:Carousel and Giant Wheel - panoramio.jpg

 

 

Fireball

File:Fire Ball - panoramio (1).jpg

 

 

Frisbee

File:The Frisbee - geograph.org.uk - 257801.jpg

 

 

Fun Slide

File:Fun Slide - panoramio (4).jpg

 

 

Gravitron AKA Starship AKA Alien Abduction

File:Gravitron! (36301859525).jpg

 

 

Hayride

File:WR - Pumpkins in the Park (5264302578).jpg

 

 

Helter Skelter

File:Helter Skelter on Pier - geograph.org.uk - 1865778.jpg

 

 

Jump and Smile

 

 

Kamikaze

File:Expo 002Kamikase.jpg

 

 

 

Log Flume

File:Flume Ride - tom gondol.JPG

 

 

Madhouse AKA Mystery Swing

File:Maison Houdini - Rainbow MagicLand.JPG

 

 

Matterhorn

File:Matterhorn PA130145.jpg

 

 

Mechanical Bull

File:Delaware State Fair - 2012 (7737827066).jpg

 

 

Miami Trip

File:New Brighton outdoor funfair - Miami Trip ride-by-Duncan-Grant.jpg

 

 

Motion Simulator

File:Wild Arctic Flight Simulator Motion Ride.jpg

 

 

Musik Express

File:Musik Express - panoramio.jpg

 

 

Octopus

File:Rides above Fun Pier, Wildwood, New Jersey LCCN2017712240.tif

 

 

Orbiter

File:Extreme - Orbiter, spinning night.jpg

 

 

Pirate Ship

File:Pirate Ship Ride.jpg

 

 

Rainbow

File:Rainbow - panoramio (27).jpg

 

 

Red Baron

File:Red Baron - panoramio (1).jpg

 

 

Reverse Bungee

File:Isle of Wight Festival 2011 reverse bungee 2.JPG

 

 

Scrambler

File:Scrambler® - panoramio.jpg

 

 

Skydiver

File:Wellenflug Eisleber Wiesenmarkt 2007.JPG

 

 

Star Flyer

File:VolksfestStarFlyer.jpg

 

 

Tagada

File:Tagada, Wiener Prater 1.jpg

Teacups

File:TeacupVenadosDF.JPG

The Whip

File:Swiper's Sweeper.JPG

Top Scan

File:Attractions foraines-1.jpg

 

 

Top Spin

File:Top Spin Huss di gardaland.JPG

 

 

Tornado

File:Tornado - panoramio (3).jpg

 

 

Waltzer

File:Mannings Supreme Waltzer, spinning.jpg

 

 

Zipper

File:Zipper ride lit up at night.jpg

 

 

 

REFERENCES

Wikipedia contributors. (2022, September 6). List of amusement rides. In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 14:49, September 13, 2022, from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=List_of_amusement_rides&oldid=1108771359

Wikipedia contributors. (2022, July 6). Traveling carnival. In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 12:06, September 13, 2022, from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Traveling_carnival&oldid=1096726755

 

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