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Big Eli Wheel #17 Rides

1309 South Main Street , Jacksonville, IL 62650


No visit to Jacksonville is complete without a spin on a Big Eli Ferris Wheel!

Ride the Big Eli Wheel at Community Park. Similar to the Ferris wheel, Eli Wheels are more compact and easily movable. The Eli Bridge Company still manufactures these wheels and other amusement rides in Jacksonville.

New this year is a Sensory Day on the third Sunday of each month (June through August). On these days, from 3:00 to 4:00, there will be no music playing, and additional time will be provided as needed for individuals with special needs to embark and disembark the Wheel.


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  • Mon: Closed
  • Tue: Closed
  • Wed: Closed
  • Thu: Closed
  • Fri: Closed
  • Sat: Closed
  • Sun: 4:00pm – 6:00pm

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