Wood Entertainment premiered their new Owens "Magic Maze" Mirror Maze at the San Diego County Fair.  The Fair opened on June 11 and runs through Monday, July 5.  A wrap-up on the Fair will appear in September's Carnival Magazine.

James E. Strates Shows opened its 30-day run in Danbury, CT on June 18.  Rides at the City Fair in Danbury include a Giant Wheel, KMG Fireball, Wave Swinger, Thunderbolt, and Musik Express.  Strates Shows will co-sponsor a fireworks display on July 2.  The event is located at the Danbury Fair Mall.

Also in CT, Marenna Amusements is playing the first festival at Redding Elementary School.  The event runs June 25 - 27.

Carnival Daze in McMinnville, Oregon runs Sunday June 24-27.  Carnival Daze is a new festival.  It will be played by Funtastic Shows.

New Photos added to www.carnivalmag.com.  Photos of Childress Shows in the 1980's just added this week to the Bonus Photos section.  More photos coming soon.