Feb14 Fun Holiday – Ferris Wheel Day
February 14 is Ferris Wheel Day, a day to honor the life and time of Ferris wheel inventor George Washington Gale Ferris, Jr.
Now a mainstay of theme parks and fairs, the Ferris wheel debuted at the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago, United States.
How to Celebrate?
- Visit your closest theme park and spend time riding the Ferris wheel.
- Since it is also Valentine’s Day, why not take your loved one with you on a Ferris wheel?
- Learn more about the science and technology behind Ferris wheels.
Did You Know…
…that the world’s largest Ferris wheel is 167.6 m or 550 feet tall? The High Roller, as it is called, can be found in Las Vegas.
Ferris Wheel Day Observances
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|2020||Fri||Feb 14||Ferris Wheel Day|
|2021||Sun||Feb 14||Ferris Wheel Day|
|2022||Mon||Feb 14||Ferris Wheel Day|
|2023||Tue||Feb 14||Ferris Wheel Day|
|2024||Wed||Feb 14||Ferris Wheel Day|
|2025||Fri||Feb 14||Ferris Wheel Day|
|2026||Sat||Feb 14||Ferris Wheel Day|
|2027||Sun||Feb 14||Ferris Wheel Day|
|2028||Mon||Feb 14||Ferris Wheel Day|
|2029||Wed||Feb 14||Ferris Wheel Day|