Primary Attractions

Primary Attraction membership is our highest level of attraction membership, and the only level of attraction membership that is eligible to participate in the attractionShare program as well as the VIP Benefit. The majority of our attraction members choose this level of membership.


An Attraction is an establishment, site, facility, landmark, institution, or service:

  • With an admission charge for entry or participation
  • In permanent facilities and located in the state of Florida
  • Which has been open for business and meeting all other criteria for at least 12 consecutive months prior to application for membership
  • Which operates in compliance with all applicable government and industry mandated health, safety, and business licensing and permitting requirements, and has not had its legal authorizations to so operate revoked or suspended
  • Which has as its principal focus entertainment, cultural, educational, recreational, scientific, or historical activities
  • Which, unless restricted as may be reasonably necessary or legally mandated for the physical safety of individuals, allows and encourages the attendance and participation of both adults and minors in the majority of its primary advertised activities
  • Which contributes to the attraction of tourists to the state of Florida
  • Which is open to the public with regular days of closing and hours of operation prominently advertised and disseminated and operates for a period of at least 3 consecutive months
  • Whose attraction business is consistent with the purposes of the Florida Attractions Association
  • Which abides by the Association's Code of Practices

A facility whose primary business is

  • retail sales, including shopping centers and malls,
  • food and/or beverage sales,
  • lodging,
  • festivals and events,
  • sporting events,
  • venues primarily leased to a third-party producer or promoter of shows, concerts, and events,
  • marketing to prearranged groups,
  • providing a venue for the practice or training in sporting or other physical skills

is eligible for membership as a Tourism Associate member if all other definitions pursuant to FAA bylaws are met.

In order to preserve our heritage representing Florida’s finest family attractions, facilities which are restricted by law from advertising to or permitting minors upon their primary business premises are prohibited from membership.

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