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Contact: Mark Lovell
New State of the Art Rides Coming to the Delta Fair & Music Festival for 2019
Memphis, TN - Thursday, August, 22nd, 2019 – The Delta Fair & Music Festival Board has completed the more than six-month process to select a ride provider for the 2019 Delta Fair. The commission is proud to name Talley Amusements from Fort Worth, Texas, as the carnival ride provider for the 2019 contract. https://talleyamusements.com/ Dates for the 2019 Delta Fair and Music Festival are Friday, August 30th thru Sunday, September 8th and will be taking place on the grounds of Agricenter International 7777 Walnut Grove Rd, Memphis, TN 38120.
“Talley Amusements is a rising star in the amusement business,” explained Delta Fair General Manager Mark Lovell. “Talley’s commitment to safety, ride maintenance, quality, and professionalism contributed to the company receiving the highest score in our robust selection process.”
“Talley Amusements is honored to be the next amusement provider at the Delta Fair & Music Festival,” said Tom Talley, President of Talley Amusements. “We look forward to putting our 200-plus years of combined experience to work, delivering the safest and best-possible entertainment experience, adding another successful chapter to the proud Delta Fair & Music Festival tradition. Our commitment to the people of Memphis and the mid-South and the Delta Fair is to provide a destination experience while continuing to set establishing industry best-practices for safety and quality.”
A selection team comprised of the executive officers of the Delta Fair directors, onsite vendors, and fair staff completed a comprehensive process evaluating proposals based on a number of criteria including:
- Safety (including current safety policies and procedures as well as a review of all general liability claims and loss run outlining serious injuries or accidents)
- Quality of rides, games, shows and other concessions
- Current operation/management philosophies and policies
- Past experience and previous performance for the last three years (including daily timeliness of ride, game and attraction opening; frequency which rides and shows are not operating; ride, game and show general appearance; lot cleanliness; personnel cleanliness; proper posting of information and signage)
Talley Amusements has provided rides at many fairs and festivals, including the Ohio State Fair, the Iowa State Fair, State Fair of Texas and Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo.
The Delta Fair & Music Festival has been entertaining families since 2007. The organizers of the Delta Fair & Music Festival strive to produce an annual event which is exciting, interactive and educational. By producing a safe and wholesome family-friendly event, organizers are working to bring communities together in order to celebrate and promote the rich art, music and history of the Delta. Delta Fair is known for being safe, clean and family-friendly!
Dates for the 2019 Delta Fair and Music Festival are Friday, August 30th thru Sunday, September 8th and will be taking place on the grounds of Agricenter International 7777 Walnut Grove Rd, Memphis, TN 38120. For more information, call (901) 213-SHOW (7469) or visit www.DeltaFest.com Find us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter!