IB Parks & Entertainment

IB Parks & Entertainment
Status Operating
Founded 2020
Predecessor Indiana Beach Holdings
Key people Gene Staples
Website http://ibparks.com/

IB Parks & Entertainment is an amusement park management company owned by American businessman Gene Staples.


The firm purchased Indiana Beach from Apex Parks Group in 2020.[1] In June 2021, the firm took over Fantasy Island. By this time, the name of the company had changed from Indiana Beach Holdings to IB Parks & Entertainment.[2]


  1. Wolf, James D. Jnr. (2020-05-11). "UPDATE: Indiana Beach gets $3 million incentive". Pharos-Tribune. Archived from the original on 2020-05-27. Retrieved 2021-06-28.
  2. Russo, Jeff (2021-06-10). "Fantasy Island now in the control of Chicago investor, rebranding timeline expected soon". WKBW. Retrieved 2021-06-28.