Elitch Gardens is now requiring teenagers under the age of 16 to be accompanied by an adult — a rule change stemming from unsupervised teenagers at the park. “Elitch Gardens will continue to provide quality, safe family fun for Denver families as we have for the last 130 years,” said Elitch Gardens Marketing Manager Jolie DeBois. “We […]
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Nashville has been without an amusement park since the closing of Opryland back in 1997. That could change with the latest proposal from a Nashville real estate developer. Storyville Gardens, the idea of real estate developers Elde and DeLisa Guerrier, is a immersive story driven theme park designed to be a form of “edu-tainment”. The […]
Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio, is the second-oldest amusement park in North America. The resort is home to 72 rides, including record-breaking attractions like Steel Vengeance, Top Thrill Dragster, Valravn and Millennium Force. The park is home to family-friendly live shows, delicious dining, a mile-long beach, on-site hotels and more. The celebration of a lifetime […]
Great Wolf Lodge is a renowned hotel chain known for their innovative resorts and thrilling indoor waterparks. Over the last few decades, the chain has installed resorts all over the United States in locations such as the Greater Chicago region, Cincinnati, Northern Ohio, Wisconsin Dells. and Colorado Springs. It seems that the chain is now […]
The Covid-19 Pandemic of 2020 has severely impacted the amusement and entertainment industries. While many parks are looking past 2020, the repercussions are wrecking havoc for many 2021 plans. Cedar Point is one of many parks impacted by the aftermath of the pandemic. Originally, when the 2021 season calendar was announced, Cedar Point had numerous […]
A New thrill ride is coming to Six Flags! Harley Quinn Spinsanity will make its official debut this weekend at Six Flags America, located between Baltimore and Washington DC. The over-sized giant pendulum ride, named after the iconic DC Super-Villain Harley Quinn, promises to deliver epic, high-flying excitement as it spins and swings to breathtaking […]
Over the course of the last two years, Gene Staples of Indiana Beach Holdings LLC has become quite the high profile buyer in the amusement industry. In 2020, Indiana Beach shut it’s doors, as it’s parent company (Apex Parks Group LLC) was looking to offload the park. Gene Staples came forward, and managed to acquire, […]
In the summer of 2020, a series of markers were placed around Kings Island that started beside Invertigo and stretched beyond the Timberwolf Amphitheater complex. The discussion of the markers later ceased as it was described by the park as being part of a “utility improvement”. During this past weekend’s Passholder Previews, work could be […]
Over the last few years, many amusement park enthusiasts and locals were curious about the fate of the plot of land where the former Kings Island Resort and Conference Center stood for over 40 years. It now seems there are new developments for the site. In early 2021 a series of transactions began, starting with […]
Silver Dollar City has recently re-opened for the 2021 season. The park, coming off the recent success of Mystic River Falls appears to have more projects in line. Construction walls have gone up around the exterior portions of Fireman’s Landing. The walls are crudely built, with trees poking through holes in the wall, perhaps in […]
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