Amusement & Entertainment Insurance

The McGowan Amusement & Entertainment Insurance Program is built from years of industry and insurance program experience. We’ve designed a program that delivers coverage and loss-control services that packaged together exceeds all other rivals. Through our program, we can help you grow your business in this exciting market segment. Whether you have an Amusement Park, Water Park, Family Entertainment Center, Go Kart Track, Miniature Golf Course, Bowling Alley, Roller Skating Rink, Fair, Festival or Rodeo, we know your business. Just as you work every day to keep that decades old commitment to your customers, we LIVE everyday committed to being your Partners in Protecting Fun.

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Product Details


Including, but not limited to:

  • Amusement Parks and Waterparks
  • Amusement Centers
  • Arcades
  • Bowling Centers
  • Campgrounds
  • Canoe & Boat Rentals
  • Carnivals (limited to specific agents)
  • Circuses
  • Concerts
  • Concessionaires
  • Driving Ranges
  • Entertainers
  • Exhibits
  • Fairs & Festivals
  • Family Entertainment Centers
  • Pyrotechnics (limited to specific agents)
  • Go Karts
  • Ice Skating
  • Independent Ride Operators
  • Laser Tag
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paintball
  • Petting Zoos
  • Rodeos
  • Saddle Horses
  • Ski Resorts
  • Special Events
  • Surf Parks
  • Vendor Sales
  • Zoos


  • Property – Up to $50MM TIV
  • General Liability – $1MM/$2MM
  • Excess Liability – Up to $25MM


A.M. Best A rated carriers and better


All 50 States


Including, but not limited to:

  • General Liability
  • Property
  • Inland Marine
  • Equipment Breakdown (included as a coverage enhancement for our Property and Inland Marine forms)
  • Active Shooter
  • Commercial Auto
  • Employment Practices Liability Insurance
  • Special Event/Event Cancellation
  • Fidelity
  • Excess Liability
  • Directors & Officers Coverage (for specific classes of business)
  • Workers Compensation (available on a limited basis)


The following items are required in order to bind coverage:

  1. Completed McGowan Allied Specialty Insurance Application.
  2. Completed ACORD forms.
  3. Supplemental Apps (New business App, Bowling Center App. Roller Rink app. and other supplements as applicable).
  4. Currently valued Hard Copy Loss Runs for past 5 years. Provide details of any large losses ($25,000 or higher) and advise what the prospect has done to prevent future similar losses.
  5. A copy of the waiver used (if applicable).
  6. Within the email submission, provide a summary of the operations, losses, target and prior pricing, and other key points from your field underwriting review.
  7. Pictures are always helpful (include diagram of facility).


This E-book will examine the potential of VR and AR, their application in almost every industry in the world, and the limitations that are being overcome by using augmented and virtual
reality amusement parks. Topics in our guide include:

  • The difference between AR and VR
  • How AR and VR are used in amusement parks
  • The value AR and VR provide to park the experience

Our guide, “5 Things You Need to Know About Saving on Family Entertainment Center Insurance” explains the need for family entertainment centers to be proactive about maintenance and safety to reduce claims and keep customers/employees safe. Topics in our guide include:

  • Reducing common losses
  • Maintaining a safe work environment
  • Collaborating in the workplace
  • Getting serious about maintenance

Planning for large crowd events requires intimate knowledge of five key topics. Learn what they are because knowledge is power. Topics in our guide include:

  • What Event Planners Should Know
  • Precautions Event Planners Should Take
  • Creating a Safety Checklist For Every Event