Corn cannons have become one of the most common attractions at all kinds of venues and they have taken on several variations. Corn cannons are a great option to add to your venue and a great addition to your bottom line.
If you’ve ever had goats or watched goats, they have a simple ignorance about them that kind of reminds me of the “class clown” that you went to high school with. They are pretty much all about playing and eating and not necessarily in that order. They don’t need a lot to make them content.
Last time we talked about the decision as to whether or not to add animals to your venue. I posted some questions to help you determine the feasibility for you personally. There is a ton of value, but again it may not work for everyone. From here on out, we’ll assume that you are either moving forward or have already added animals to your attraction. I’ll do my best to help you get started or refine what you already have.
Probably the first part of the process is determining the best location. Since animals appeal to a broad range of ages, it is usually best to keep them most accessible to your youngest guests. When people enter your ven...
Let’s continue talking about your traffic flow and look at the layout of your venue. Safety is a crucial factor when it comes to evaluating our policies and procedures, so we need to evaluate any safety issues when it comes to how vehicles enter, exit and travel throughout your property.
As I shared before, at one of our locations we were looking for a feasible way to redesign the flow of traffic. One of the biggest drawbacks to the existing design forced our guests to have to navigate the flow of traffic as it entered and exited the property. The entrance to our agritourism venue and the location of the farm store were both...
Pony rides can be a great way to give your young guests a memorable farm experience at your venue while adding revenue to your bottom line. In addition to the revenue pony rides bring in, they can also be a great marketing tool as they make a great photo opportunity for parents to share with family & friends on social media.
This all sounds like a no-brainer right? Before you add this to your list of offerings, you need to be aware of the risks and the things you must do to mitigate those risks.
Know Your Pony
This is probably the biggest key to a safe and successful execution of pony rides. Don’t just find a friend that owns a horse an...