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About Us


Tim Bortner


In 2016 Bortner Shows Midway LLC was founded by Tim Bortner who grew up in Columbiana, OH. He has always wanted to follow is his dream of owning his own traveling carnival company. He started that dream with the purchase of his first ride our 15' Kiddie Ferris Wheel.

Frank Amato


In 2022 Frank joined the Bortner Shows Midway company has over 30 years of experience in the hospitality and food industry. He has managed many high profile and successful businesses from New York City down to Charlotte, North Carolina. He grew up in Pittsburgh, PA. He has always put customers first and brings the same leadership to the midway. He is excited to bring his knowledge to Bortner Shows Midway for their day to day operations


Combined they have nearly 40 years of experience. Their goal is to create Clean, Safe, and Colorful Family entertainment at a low price without lowering their standards to quality. Join them and Bortner Shows Midway as they progress in the future with Quality amusements.

Company Mission

Bortner Show's mission is to provide Clean, Safe and Colorful Family fun! We work hard to ensure every customer feels safe and has a wonderful experience on our midway. We want all of our customers to walk away feeling special and happy after attending your event.

Our top Priorities

Our top priorities are to provide a: safe, clean, quality, professional and colorful midway environment.

Company Policies

Smoke Free Midway:

We have a strict no smoking midway this includes vaping for customers and employees. 

No Refunds:

Company policy please understand there are NO refunds or rain checks under ANY circumstances. Please check ALL height requirements and ride & game restrictions before purchasing.

Non-Discrimination Policy:

Bortner Shows Midway LLC. does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, disability, age, religion or veteran/military status in its programs and activities.

All employees/Volunteers(s) are required to follow this policy under our handbook.

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