Cedar Fair has had some “so called” mishaps over the past few years. Last year, Cedar Point’s Gatekeeper website was released before the announcement. Kings Island pulled a similar stunt releasing “The Bat’s page” before the Banshee announcement to create some hype. While many thought these leaks were mistakes, it was well planned marketing tools for bloggers… […]
Conneaut Lake Park in Pennsylvania is being moved toward a sheriff’s sale to pay off it’s $925,000+ worth of property tax debt owed to four government entities. Calling the collection of back taxes owed by the amusement park their fiduciary due, Crawford County commissioners voted unanimously to begin proceedings with a sheriff’s sale of the […]
In 2010 when the Wizarding World was conceived, Potter fans were hoping to one day take a ride on a real Hogwarts Expresss. Well, with the introduction of Diagon Alley, that wish has become a reality. After only one month of Diagon Alley being open, Universal Orlando celebrated a major milestone yesterday as the Hogwarts […]
During HalloWeekends, Cedar Point makes the eerie transformation into a Halloween-themed playground full of family-friendly fun and entertainment during the day and spooky creatures, haunted houses, terrifying mazes and more after the sun goes down! Cedar Point is now looking for hundreds of fun, enthusiastic people of all ages who want to work at the […]
Kennywood’s 65th Annual Fall Fantasy Parades will take place from August 6th through August 24th. What better way to celebrate the changing of the seasons and your kids’ return to school than Fall Fantasy? Over 150 area high school and college marching bands perform over the nineteen night run of Fall Fantasy. Elaborate themed floats travel […]
On Friday August 1st, Kings Island gave it’s 100 millionth ride on the Racer roller coaster, which opened with the 364-acre amusement and waterpark in 1972. The rider was Angela Marshall of Chattanooga, TN, who received a Racer-themed airbrush t-shirt, a 2015 VIP tour for eight guests and a large sign proclaiming her as the […]
The new “PoleRcoaster style” coasters will debut in Southern Georgia, Orlando and later Las Vegas. Florida’s “Skyscraper” will be billed as the “world’s tallest roller coaster”. The all new coaster concept by US Thrill Rides was unveiled last year at IAAPA, and has had three installations announced. The ride manufacturer has released some concept art of […]
This Saturday August 2, 2014, Silver Dollar City is open until midnight! Enjoy over 14 hours of rides, rides, and more rides! Soar through the moonlight treetops on WildFire’s five inversions, glide through the double-barrel roll on Outlaw Run (2013’s Best New Ride) or have some fun with the whole family on the Giant […]
Last week Holiday World located in Santa Claus, Indiana announced that in 2015 they would debut Thundrerbird; The world’s first launched wing coaster! This is huge as the park is currently known for wood coasters such as the popular “Voyage”. Since the announcement, the industry been buzzing about the parks “first major steel roller coaster”. (Full Details Here) On Monday, […]
Sunday July 27, 2014 – A third roller coaster at Kennywood (Pittsburgh, PA) was declared a landmark! The American Coaster Enthusiasts (ACE) recognized Thunderbolt for it’s historical significance. Thunderbolt, originally named “The Pippin”, was built in 1924. It’s tracks take passengers on a 1:48 ride along 3,250 feet of track, reaching a maximum speed of […]
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