Florida’s Attraction & Entertainment Solutions (A&ES) collaborates, creates, designs and fabricates world-class themed environments

Attraction & Entertainment Solutions (A&ES) offers professional creative services and technical expertise. We provide a proven process-oriented approach to efficient and effective design-build production for large-to-small themed attractions, interactive environments, and related industries. Projects include, but are not limited to:

  • Sustainable experiential spaces for amusement parks and hotels
  • Visitor attractions
  • Entertainment facilities
  • Hospitality centers
  • Retail industry-specific projects

Our projects are integrated into the cultural landscape of a business-specific site or community. A&ES professional designers and fabricators are sensitive to the human interaction and guest/visitor participation of each space. Our goal is to exceed every client expectation with the completion of world-class projects delivered on time and within budget. We are honored to have worked successfully with the following clients on compelling themed spaces:

  • Merlin Entertainment
  • Disney
  • Nickelodeon
  • Paramount Studios
  • Atlantic Resort Casino

AE&S technical expertise and superior fabrication solutions

A&ES’ design and fabrication solutions are known for creative audience-focused results and complex technical expertise. Led by visionary John Oldham, we bring projects from concept through completion for large-to-small interior and exterior projects. We are known for our client loyalty and dedication to the delivery of a superior product that is engaging, immersive, and fun for worldwide audiences. Located in Jacksonville, FL, our primary 18,000sf design-production facility allows us to provide:

  • Full-scale custom fabrication of highly detailed interactive spaces for scenic environments, theatrical sets and scenic art, one-off props or sculptural elements, mechanical and special effects
  • Art-ready graphics for print
  • Hear it, see it, feel it applications

Also, we have a satellite office in Orlando for the convenience of our mid-Florida clients. We provide a wide spectrum of services – many award winning – for:

  • Hotels, museums, libraries, resorts and malls
  • Zoos and botanical gardens, restaurants
  • Restaurants
  • Theme, amusement and water parks
  • Destination and visitor attractions
  • Children’s venues

We want to hear about your new project! Contact us today and let A&ES be part of your team!

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Madame Tussauds - Nashville, TNMadame Tussauds (Nashville, Tennessee)

Attraction&Entertainment Solutions (A&ES) was pleased to work on this phenomenal project, where you as a guest experience an epic musical journey as you write, record and perform with both old and new American music legends that collectively inspired the soundtrack of America. With over 45 figures on display, this exciting attraction features a four-minute introduction show integrated into 11 musically themed zones with iconic 2D graphic-featured signage on the entrance facades. It doesn’t matter if you haven’t played a musical instrument – this experience can make anyone a great musician!

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Boca Raton Country ClubBoca Raton Country Club (Boca Raton, Florida)

Attraction & Entertainment Solutions (A&ES) was commissioned to design, fabricate and install an early-20th century NYC street scene at Boca West Country Club, one of the largest private equity-owned clubs in the U.S.

A&ES precision and expertise is apparent in every detail of the project, which is integrated into the de rigueur world-class amenities at Boca West, a Jay Dipietro-Akoya community and the #1 private residential country club community in the U.S.

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Avenue5 at the Inn on Fifth Avenue (Naples, FL)Avenue5 at the Inn on Fifth Avenue (Naples, FL)

Attraction and Entertainment Services has been tasked yet again by renowned architect and designer Jeffrey Beers International to assist with fabrication for Fifth Avenue’s newest restaurant in Naples, Florida – Avenue5.

Attraction & Entertainment Solutions (Jacksonville, FL) was tasked with fabricating much of the ornamental interior décor.

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Spanish Galleon at Pirate's Cove (Orlando, Florida)Spanish Galleon at Pirate’s Cove (Orlando, Florida)

Tasked with the interactive show design and development, the A&ES creative team was busy at its expansive Jacksonville facility with the design, engineering, and production of the key scenic structures and authentic props, as well as the accompanying audiovisual, lighting, mechanical and special effects.

One such structure is the mammoth hull of a highly ornamental and heavy gunned 17th century Spanish Galleon, the design of which is based on the Queen ship – the San Philippe.

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Recently Completed Projects

LegoLand Discovery Center - Philadelphia, PALegoLand® Discovery Center (Philadelphia, PA)

Attraction & Entertainment Solutions (A&ES) was laser focused on bringing value to the Merlin Magic Making guest experience with more hands-on brick play and by showcasing new products, as well as integrating past core areas.

The environment sparks imagination and the experience provides memories for the whole family to share. From admissions through arrival, guests meander through the Build & Test featuring racing cars and checkered flag posts. After being charged up with the mini cars, enter Miniland, where tiny-scaled visuals move the guest into Ninjago Training Camp.

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LegoLand Beach Retreat - Winter Haven, FLLegoLand® Florida Beach Retreat (Winter Haven, Florida)

Attraction & Entertainment Solutions (A&ES) is always ready to work on fun projects featuring LEGOLAND® family experiences.

It’s party time at the poolside Bricks Beach Bar, where music creates atmosphere and surf dudes relax by the pool. Visit the LEGO® Life Guard Beach Station featuring Life Guard LEGO® mini-figures, and which includes a LEGO® built bird, crab, star fish in vibrant colors. Eat at the Beach Retreat Restaurant, which features a 40-foot-tall LEGO® lighthouse with glowing lights…

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Sunken 16th Century Galleon - Sea Life Minnesota AquariumSunken 16th Century Galleon – Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium

Attraction & Entertainment Solutions (A&ES) has completed a magnificent 16th century galleon of which is now installed in the Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium in the Mall of America (Bloomington, Minnesota).

Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium features thousands of aquatic sea creatures along with fun, interactive activities throughout the Mall. A&ES’ new 16th century galleon venue is reminiscent of the design of Sir Francis Drake’s ship, The Golden Hind, which sailed around the world.

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LEGOLAND ® Florida Hotel (Winter Haven)LEGOLAND ® Florida Hotel (Winter Haven)

Attraction & Entertainment Solutions (A&ES) has completed a nationally recognized themed scenic environment, LEGOLAND ® DUPLO Valley (Orlando, FL) for Merlin Entertainments. Visionary and innovator John Oldham, president of A&ES, the sole theming contractor for the LEGOLAND ® Florida Hotel expansion, is proud and passionate about the final launch of the new high-profile visitor environment that recently opened.

We are proud A&ES’ experienced executive and creative team was selected for its leadership and aesthetic excellence among global competitors to design, build and install a major themed environment for the LEGOLAND ® Florida Hotel.

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LEGOLAND ® Florida - DUPLO ® Valley (Orlando)LEGOLAND ® Florida – DUPLO ® Valley (Orlando)

Attractions & Entertainment Solutions has once again been tasked with the fabrication and production of themed scenic environments for another Merlin Entertainments high profile visitor attraction – the recently opened LEGOLAND ® DUPLO Valley in Orlando, Florida. This new expansion to LEGOLAND ® Florida is an engaging and child friendly attraction consisting of related themed environments centered upon the LEGO ® DUPLO concept.

The A&ES creative team, under the direction of Creative Director Tom Goldsworthy, provided the scanning, 3d modeling and production files…

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Olives Restaurant at Atlantis Resort and Casino (Bahamas)Olives Restaurant at Atlantis Resort and Casino (Bahamas)

Atlantis Resort and Casino, Bahamas, well-known for its Casino, luxurious hotels, fine dining and entertainment attractions, has added another signature restaurant to its world-class culinary roster – Olives Atlantis by renowned chef Todd English. Featuring his signature open kitchen, Olives Atlantis will be located in the Atlantis Casino and offer guests a taste of Mediterranean cuisine in paradise.

In a highly-coordinated effort with Woslee Construction (Bahamas) and Jeffrey Bears International (New York), Attraction & Entertainment Solutions (Florida) was tasked with custom fabricating the decorative metal rolling doors, curved screens and polished copper back bar that adorn the restaurant interior.

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Salvation Army-Kroc Foundation Multi-Challenge Activity Center (Memphis)Salvation Army-Kroc Foundation Multi-Challenge Activity Center (Memphis)

Attractions & Entertainment Solutions (A&ES) is thrilled to announce the completion of one of its most unique themed attraction projects to date – a Multi-Challenge Activity Center (MCAS) for the Salvation Army – Kroc Foundation. Located at the Mid-South Fairgrounds near the Liberty Bowl in Midtown Memphis, Tennessee, the 104,000 square feet center will offer a comprehensive range of family oriented programs and services to the surrounding community.

The recreational center, also known as The Mission Zone, consists of a multi-level building with numerous rooms centered around an open competition arena and basketball court.

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Attractions and Entertainment Solutions (A&ES) is a leader in the field of internationally recognized production facilities for creative services and technical expertise in Jacksonville and Orlando, Florida. We proudly serve clients in Florida, such as: Jacksonville (Jax), Amelia Island, Fernandina, St. Augustine, Winter Haven, Orlando, Miami, Naples and Tampa. We also serve national clients located in New York, New York; San Francisco, California; Atlanta, Georgia; Cincinnati, Ohio; Uncaville, Connecticut; Ocean City, Maryland; Southfield, Michigan; Memphis, Tennessee; Bloomington, Minnesota; Washington, DC; and Honolulu, Hawaii. Internationally, we are proud to serve Curacao, South Caribbean; Paradise Island and the Atlantis Resort, Bahamas