Gold Star Amusements brings back old favorites with a new addition

Goldstar Amusements is celebrating their 25th anniversary at the Clay County Fair, September 9-17, with an addition of a new ride.

The new ride, the 2Xtreme, will propel riders into the sky while spinning them around 360 degrees.

“We are fortunate to work with one of the best carnivals in the United States,” said CCF Manager Jeremy Parsons.  “The new ride will be just one more attraction to make our Centennial Celebration even more spectacular.”

The 2Xtreme will join more than 30 other rides, including Pharaoh’s Fury, the Zipper, and Power Surge.  For younger fairgoers, Kiddieland (which is smoke-free) will feature rides like the Safari Train and the Helicopters.

Advance carnival wristbands for the Gold Star Amusements Midway are available online, at the Events Center Box Office, or at various Godfather’s Pizza locations in Iowa and Minnesota. All-Day wristbands are valid for unlimited rides all day on Saturdays or Sundays for $22 in advance and $25 during the Fair. VIP wristbands are valid for unlimited rides all nine days of the Fair. The wristbands are $49 in advance and $55 during the Fair. To purchase those wristbands (or see the list of locations where you can buy in person), please visit