Europe Amusement Parks Market Size & Share Analysis - Growth Trends & Forecasts (2024 - 2029)

The Europe Amusement Parks Market is Segmented by Rides (mechanical Rides, Water Rides, and Other Rides), by Age (up To 18 Years, 19 To 35 Years, 36 To 50 Years, 51 To 65 Years, and More Than 65 Years), by Revenue Source (tickets, Food and Beverage, Merchandise, Hotels and Resorts, and Others), and by Country (United Kingdom, Germany, France, and Rest of Europe). The Report Offers Market Size and Forecasts in Value (USD) for all the Above Segments.

Europe Amusement Parks Market Size

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Europe Amusement Parks Market Summary
Study Period 2020 - 2029
Base Year For Estimation 2023
Market Size (2024) USD 1.27 Billion
Market Size (2029) USD 1.71 Billion
CAGR (2024 - 2029) 6.10 %
Market Concentration High

Major Players

Europe Amusement Parks Market Major Players

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order


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Europe Amusement Parks Market Analysis

The Europe Amusement Parks Market size is estimated at USD 1.27 billion in 2024, and is expected to reach USD 1.71 billion by 2029, growing at a CAGR of 6.10% during the forecast period (2024-2029).

Amusement parks in Europe are prominent tourist destinations in the world, with millions of visitors each year. Outdoor amusement parks take advantage of this by providing entertainment options for both local and international tourists. Amusement parks around the world are constantly adapting to new technologies and new attractions. European parks are adopting latest technologies, such as virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), and interactive experiences (IoT), to increase the excitement and engagement of visitors.

Mega parks attract most theme park visitors due to their high-end rides. Theme parks that have a significant impact on the regional market growth can be classified as small parks or Tier 3 parks. The growth of the theme park market is driven by the increasing tourism spending and the growing middle class and urban population.

The tickets segment accounts for approximately 52% of the total market share in the current year. The industry’s tickets segment is expected to experience significant growth in the years to come as parks embrace dynamic pricing models and online promotions, as well as a variety of ticket options. With a focus on accessibility, parks offer flexible ticket packages and seasonal discounts, as well as digital ticketing. For example, Disney announced plans to offer discounts on children’s tickets at their theme parks in October previous year. The shift towards online ticketing and the adoption of technology-based solutions increase convenience for visitors.

Europe Amusement Parks Market Trends

Rising Attention Toward the Theme-Based Amusement Parks

Amusement parks are a source of joy and entertainment for people of all ages, offering various attractions and activities. Recently, the market has experienced a significant increase in the popularity of theme parks, which serves as a significant driver. Amusement Park theme-based attractions are driving the market growth and customers are spending a greater percentage of their income on leisure and entertainment.

Europe Amusement Parks Market: Growth in Number of Attendance, In Europe, In %, 2019-2022

Italy Dominates The Market

The growing per capita income increases the disposable income of consumers in Italy, driving the market’s growth. Customers are spending a more significant percentage of their income on leisure and entertainment. The surge in disposable income has increased the number of visitors to amusement parks in Italy and influenced consumer behavior in these places. The positive correlation between rising disposable income and heightened attendance rates at amusement parks is undeniable. Thus, an increase in disposable income drives Italy’s market growth.

Europe Amusement Parks Market: Leading Amusement Parks By Attendance, In Million, 2022

Europe Amusement Parks Industry Overview

The report covers the major international players operating in the Europe amusement parks market. In terms of market share, some of the major players currently dominated with players such as Disneyland Park, Europapark, Efteling, etc., However, with technological advancements and product innovations, mid-size to smaller companies are increasing their market presence by securing new contracts and tapping into new markets.

Europe Amusement Parks Market Leaders

  1. Disneyland Park

  2. Europapark

  3. Tivoli Gardens

  4. PortAventura

  5. Efteling

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order

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Europe Amusement Parks Market News

  • In October 2023, Disneyland Paris announced an investment exceeding USD 1.5 billion (Euro 1.4 billion) in its movie-themed park over the preceding five years.
  • In December 2023, Efteling is set to unveil the new Danse Macabre attraction as part of its sustainability efforts and the construction of a new hotel. Inspired by Camille Saint-Saëns' tone poem, the immersive Danse Macabre attraction, equipped with a distinctive ride system, is scheduled for a fall 2024 debut.

Europe Amusement Parks Market Report - Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Assumptions and Market Definition

    2. 1.2 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Market Overview

    2. 4.2 Market Drivers

    3. 4.3 Market Restraints

    4. 4.4 Industry Value Chain Analysis

    5. 4.5 Industry Attractiveness - Porter's Five Forces Analysis

      1. 4.5.1 Bargaining Power of Buyers

      2. 4.5.2 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      3. 4.5.3 Threat of New Entrants

      4. 4.5.4 Threat of Substitutes

      5. 4.5.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry

    6. 4.6 Insights of Technology Innovations in the Market

    7. 4.7 Impact of COVID-19 on the Market


    1. 5.1 By Rides

      1. 5.1.1 Mechanical Rides

      2. 5.1.2 Water Rides

      3. 5.1.3 Other Rides

    2. 5.2 By Age

      1. 5.2.1 Up To 18 Years

      2. 5.2.2 19 To 35 Years

      3. 5.2.3 36 To 50 Years

      4. 5.2.4 51 To 65 Years

      5. 5.2.5 More Than 65 Years

    3. 5.3 By Revenue Source

      1. 5.3.1 Tickets

      2. 5.3.2 Food and Beverage

      3. 5.3.3 Merchandise

      4. 5.3.4 Hotels and Resorts

      5. 5.3.5 Others

    4. 5.4 by Country

      1. 5.4.1 United Kingdom

      2. 5.4.2 Germany

      3. 5.4.3 France

      4. 5.4.4 Rest of Europe


    1. 6.1 Market Concentration Overview

    2. 6.2 Company Profiles

      1. 6.2.1 Disneyland Park

      2. 6.2.2 Europapark

      3. 6.2.3 Efteling

      4. 6.2.4 Tivoli Gardens

      5. 6.2.5 PortAventura

      6. 6.2.6 Gardaland

      7. 6.2.7 Futuroscope

      8. 6.2.8 Parc Asterix

      9. 6.2.9 Grona Lund

      10. 6.2.10 Walibi*

    3. *List Not Exhaustive


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Europe Amusement Parks Industry Segmentation

An amusement park is a place that has many games and rides (such as roller coasters and merry-go-rounds) for entertainment. This report aims to provide a detailed analysis of the European amusement park market. It focuses on the market dynamics, emerging trends in the segments and regional markets, and insights into the various product and application types. Also, it analyzes the key players and the competitive landscape.

The European amusement parks market is segmented by rides, age, revenue source, and country. By rides, the market is sub-segmented by mechanical rides, water rides, and other rides. By age, the market is sub-segmented by up to 18 years, 19 to 35 years, 36 to 50 years, 51 to 65 years, and more than 65 years. By revenue source, the market is sub-segmented by tickets, food & beverages, merchandise, hotels/resorts, and others, and by the country, the market is sub-segmented by the United Kingdom, Germany, France, and the rest of Europe. The report offers market size and forecasts in value (USD) for all the above segments.

By Rides
Mechanical Rides
Water Rides
Other Rides
By Age
Up To 18 Years
19 To 35 Years
36 To 50 Years
51 To 65 Years
More Than 65 Years
By Revenue Source
Food and Beverage
Hotels and Resorts
by Country
United Kingdom
Rest of Europe
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Europe Amusement Parks Market Research FAQs

The Europe Amusement Parks Market size is expected to reach USD 1.27 billion in 2024 and grow at a CAGR of 6.10% to reach USD 1.71 billion by 2029.

In 2024, the Europe Amusement Parks Market size is expected to reach USD 1.27 billion.

Disneyland Park, Europapark, Tivoli Gardens, PortAventura and Efteling are the major companies operating in the Europe Amusement Parks Market.

In 2023, the Europe Amusement Parks Market size was estimated at USD 1.19 billion. The report covers the Europe Amusement Parks Market historical market size for years: 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023. The report also forecasts the Europe Amusement Parks Market size for years: 2024, 2025, 2026, 2027, 2028 and 2029.

Europe Amusement Parks Industry Report

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Europe Amusement Parks Market Size & Share Analysis - Growth Trends & Forecasts (2024 - 2029)