alk on over...
walk on in... to the James E. Strates Shows Carnival Midway. Strates Shows has been
number one for fun for more than 80 years. Based in Orlando, Florida, James
Shows provides amusement rides, games of skill, tasty foods and merchandise
concessions to fairs and festivals throughout the United
States. Strates Shows was founded in 1923 by James E. Strates and remains
family owned and operated today. To learn more about our colorful past visit
our HISTORY page. A caravan of 300 to 500
people move with Strates Shows and its independent operators (BOOKING).
If you're dreaming of running away with the carnival, check out our
James E. Strates
Shows' season gets started in early spring each year and runs through
November. To find out if the show is coming to a town near you, see our
ROUTE page. Not only will you find the
locations and dates of the events we plan to play this year but a detailed
location map as well. Strates Shows is America's only railroad carnival. The 61-car train is an exciting part of
the nostalgia and history of Strates Shows. Hop aboard our
TRAIN page for detailed information.
site wouldn't be complete without a sampling of carnival art. For over a
quarter of a century, Strates Shows has been producing
POSTERS depicting a slice of carnival life--order your Collectors
Series today! We hope you find our Web site interesting and informative.
P.O. Box 174 • Orlando, Florida • 32802
10600 Orange Avenue • Orlando, Florida • 32824
Phone: 407.855.4330 • Fax: 407.859.7758