Get A 156-Foot High View Of The State Fair In 2017
The Minnesota State Fair announced today that one of the tallest Ferris Wheels in North America will be at the State Fair this year. If you want to check out a 156-foot-high view of the fair, this ride is for you and it will only cost you $5 for the ride.
In a press release, State Fair General Manager Jerry Hammer said, “We’ve been working for years to land a spectacular ride like the Great Big Wheel. He also said it will be placed at the center of Machinery Hill on the north side of the fairgrounds, giving everyone a whole new look at the fair.
Manufactured in the Netherlands, the Great Big Wheel is equipped with 36 enclosed gondolas. each holding six people. A spectacular lighting system features more than a half-million LED lights that can be programmed to display thousands of designs and colors. Twelve trailers are required to transport the 200-ton ride.