Cedar Fair, one of the largest regional amusement-resort operators in the world, has announced that Ty Tastepe has joined the company in a newly created role of senior vice president and chief information officer. Ty will be based at the company’s office in Charlotte, North Carolina, and will report to President and Chief Executive Officer […]
Today, in a press conference at the park, Kings Dominion (located in Doswell, VA), has revealed what’s new in 2022! Today, Kings Dominion revealed a plethora of upgrades for 2022 which includes renaming and upgrading the Safari Village area of the park, a revamped restaurant, and introduction a new roller coaster. The new area, Jungle X-Pedition, […]
The countdown to Summer is on and that means it’s almost time to hang out with the singing mushrooms at Kings Dominion! Season Passholders will have a unique opportunity to experience the re-opening of Kings Dominion before the general public with an exclusive Passholder Day on May 16. The park said “Guest can enjoy some […]
In newsletters sent out to Cedar Fair season passholders, many of their parks announced the tentative dates for the start of the 2021 season. The tentative opening dates are as follows: Kings Island: passholders – May 8/9 Canada’s Wonderland: May 14 Cedar Point: May 14 California’s Great America: May 22 Carowinds: May 22 Dorney Park: […]
After putting the project on hold in 2020, Grain and Grill will open in 2021 as an all-new dining experience that will bring fresh, savory, and local ingredients packed with flavor to Kings Dominion guests. Plus, adults will be able to enjoy a refreshing craft beer, signature cocktails and wine at the patio bar. For […]
After Kings Dominion removed Volcano and the Crypt, guests were left speculating about the plans for that corner of the park. It seems we have a glimpse at what the near future holds. At the kick-off of Kings Dominion’s all new Taste Of The Season event, guests noticed new track and supports staged near the […]
Kings Dominion is finally REOPENING! The Virginia theme park was unable to open for its spring and summer seasons due to COVID-19. But on December 5, Kings Dominion’s Taste of the Season: An Outdoor Holiday Experience will open just in time for the holiday season! Taste of the Season: An Outdoor Holiday Experience will feature […]
Over the course of the last few months, we have highlighted coaster proposals and designs that never saw the light of day in our video series, Lost Concepts. While researching a project for Kings Dominion, we stumbled upon some references to unrealized concepts of Volcano. Such references mentioned numerous pitches to manufacturers to create a […]
Over the course of the last few weeks, we have highlighted several proposed coasters that were never built in our “Lost Concepts” series. This week’s featured coaster was proposed, but replaced by a ride from another manufacturer. In the early 1990’s Kings Dominion was booming. In 1991, the park built Anaconda, an Arrow multi-inversion coaster. […]
At the start of Kings Dominion Virginia’s 2019 season, The Crypt was closed for large stretches of the season. There were rumors flying around on whether the ride would reopen in 2020. In a shocking surprise, Kings Dominion has made the following announcement today: “Today we have some news to share regarding one of our thrill […]
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