2018 Finalists 

All categories relate to European parks or attractions only.

Large Theme Park of the Year

Alton Towers Resort

Family Park of the Year

Djurs Sommerland
Drayton Manor
Le Pal
Paultons Park – home of Peppa Pig World

Waterpark of the Year

Siam Park
Skara Sommarland
Splash Landings (Alton Towers Resort)
Tatralandia Waterpark

Seasonal Event of the Year

FRIGHT NIGHTS, Thorpe Park Resort
Scarefest, Alton Towers Resort
Traumatica, Europa-Park
Winter Efteling, Efteling
Winter Wonderland, Hyde Park

Live Entertainment of the Year

Halloween, Europa-Park
Hot Ice, Blackpool Pleasure Beach
Le Mystère de La Pérouse, Puy du Fou
Mystical Mountain Show, Fantasy Island
Randy & Rosie Show, Attractie- & Vakantiepark Slagharen

Roller Coaster of the Year

Fēnix, Toverland – Bolliger & Mabillard
Hyperion, Energylandia – Intamin
Icon, Blackpool Pleasure Beach – Mack Rides
Valkyria, Liseberg – Bolliger & Mabillard
Wicker Man, Alton Towers Resort – Great Coasters International

Thrill Ride of the Year

 Dreamland Drop, Dreamland Margate – Zamperla
SQUADRON 33, Dennlys Parc – Technical Park
Vertical Swing, Walibi Rhone Alpes – Zamperla

Family Ride of the Year

Bazyliszek, Legendia – Alterface, Jora Vision, ETF
Grampy Rabbit’s Sailing Club, Paulton’s Park – Metallbau
Junior Red Force, PortAventura – SBF Visa Group
Stadlgaudi 4D, Bayern-Park – Lagotronics Projects’ Farm Fair GameChanger
Tweestryd, Wildlands Adventure Zoo Emmen – Vekoma, Leisure Expert Group

Water Ride of the Year 

Excalibur: Secrets of the Dark Forest, Movie Park Germany – MK Themed Attractions, Leisure Expert Group
Grampy Rabbit’s Sailing Club, Paultons Park – Metallbau
Speed, Energylandia – Intamin
Tiger Rock, Chessington World of Adventures Resort

Waterpark Attraction of the Year

Aquamania, Albena Resort and Water Park – Proslide
Big Wave Waterslide, Therme Erding – wiegand.maelzer
Mega Delphin, Tatralandia – Polin
Patong Rapids, Siam Park – Proslide 
Virtual Reality Waterslide, Therme Erding – wiegand.maelzer

Media-based Attraction of the Year

Bazyliszek, Legendia – Alterface, Jora Vision, ETF
Mystical Mountain, Fantasy Island – Holovis
Spökjakten, Furuvik – Sally Corp
This is Holland, Amsterdam – Vekoma, Brogent, Leisure Expert Group
Virtual Reality Waterslide, Therme Erding – wiegand.maelzer

Themed Attraction of the Year

Bazyliszek, Legendia – Alterface, Jora Vision, ETF
Exotic World, Walibi Belgium – Jora Vision
The Walking Dead: The Ride, Thorpe Park – Holovis and Scruffy Dog
Tiger Rock, Chessington World of Adventures Resort
Wicker Man, Alton Towers Resort – Holovis, Scruffy Dog, Merlin Magic Making

Best Ticketing & Access Control Product

accesso Passport® – accesso
Advantage POS – Center Edge
Cloud based POS and customer engagement technology – Omnico
Semnox Parafait Park Automation & Management System – Semnox
The Experience EngineSM (TE2) – accesso

Best Use of Technology

Maestro™ Hand Gesture technology in NINJAGO The Ride at Legoland UK, Germany & Denmark – Triotech
Picsolve’s Experience Wall at Madame Tussauds, London – Picsolve International
The Haunted Headlamp in Altonville Mine Tours at Alton Towers Resort – Haunted Lantern
Trackless ride vehicles for Basiliszek dark ride at Legendia – ETF Ride Systems
Wicker Man multisensory immersive preshow at Alton Towers Resort – Holovis

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To be revealed on the night