Giant Ferris wheel coming to Waterfront Park

Giant Ferris wheel coming to Waterfront Park
The wheel features 36 climate controlled gondolas and 1 million colored LED lights that will put on a show each evening.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A 140-foot tall Ferris wheel will soon grace the Louisville skyline with its presence.

Construction is expected to begin Monday on the Ferris wheel at Waterfront Park.

The SkyStar Observation Wheel will be located on the Big Four Lawn from March 29 to May 6, which includes Thunder Over Louisville, according to the Waterfront Development Corporation.

The wheel features 36 climate controlled gondolas and 1 million colored LED lights that will put on a show each evening.

Concessions will be provided by Little Cheesers and will include specialty cocktails.

The wheel will run from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. each day.

Tickets for those ages 12 and up cost around $15, and children ages 3 to 11 ride for about $12. Children 2 and under are free. There are also discounts for military members, students and seniors, available on site.

A portion of the ticket price will benefit Waterfront Park.

For more information or to purchase tickets, click or tap here.

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