Cedar Fair Entertainment Company has appointed amusement park industry veteran Tony Johnson as general manager of the Kings Dominion amusement park in Doswell, Virginia — effective today. Most recently, Johnson served as corporate vice president of operations overseeing rides, water parks, and even security throughout all of Cedar Fair’s parks. Johnson is inheriting the park […]
When Kings Dominion opens its gates for the 2018 season next month, guests will notice a lot of new changes around the park, new ride names, PLUS the addition of the new Twisted Timbers roller coaster! (See the new trains here). Twisted Timbers is located in the Candy Apple Grove area of the park. When […]
One of the best ways to get the most out of your season pass is to take advantage of early ride times. Most of the Cedar Fair parks offer some sort of early entry benefits to their season passholders. If you have a Cedar Fair Platinum Pass, you can enjoy these benefits at almost all […]
When Kings Dominion opens for the 2018 season, their famed Hurler roller coaster will be re-imagined and reconstructed into a new twisted wonder containing wood and steel called Twisted Timbers. The re-imagined coaster will be taller, longer, faster and most importantly SMOOTHER than ever before! The ride will still use many of the wood supports that […]
Three gruesome new experiences will debut at Halloween Haunt this weekend as Kings Dominion begins it’s 17th season. The new maze, Blood on the Bayou is themed after a haunted bayou where the swamps once ran red with blood, with whispers of curses and unnamed voodoo priests. Guests will wind their way through a swamp, […]
Over the past few weeks, a lot of parks have made their announcements for 2018. We’re keeping it simple and compiling all of the 2018 major announcements in one place. SeaWorld San Diego Back in January, SeaWorld San Diego announced they would be adding a new roller coaster in 2018 called Electric Eel. The […]
After months of hints and speculation, Kings Dominion has confirmed the addition of a new / re-imagined hybrid roller coaster and a Winterfest event! The announcement was made this morning on National Roller Coaster Day during a special media event at the park. The famed Hurler roller coaster will be re-imagined and reconstructed into a […]
Over the weekend we made a visit to Kings Dominion to check out progress on the parks Hurler project. Much like Cedar Point’s Mean Streak project, Kings Dominion has kept quiet about the construction taking place at the Hurler site. With a lot of speculation happening from coaster enthusiasts, we only actually have two facts thus […]
Summer is here and it’s time for a getaway! So, where do thrill seekers go for a vacation? Our experts have you covered with some of the best options! In no particular order, the great state of Florida kicks off our list. It may not be the coaster capital, but the weather is beautiful majority of the year, […]
During the off-season, Cedar Fair sent surveys to season pass holders about drink plans and the refillable plastic souvenir bottles. A few months after that survey, Cedar Fair announced a new all-season drink plan that allows guests the option to get a disposable cup every fifteen minutes instead of having to carry around a plastic […]
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