On Thursday, August 27th, Carowinds announced what will be making a big splash at the park in 2016! As we wrote to you recently, the Charlotte, North Carolina based park has dropped hints in anticipation of their big announcement with the social media hashtag, #WaterYouDoing2016. Starting next season, Boomerang Bay will be known as Carolina […]
Kings Island has been big on giving back to special causes since the park came into the Cedar Fair fold in 2006. The mission of making an impact to the community was further emphasized when the Mason, OH-based theme park presented two checks on Sunday, August 23rd to three charitable organizations as part of their […]
May The Force Be With You, Mickey & Pluto!! On August 15th at the D23 Expo, Bob Iger, Chairman and CEO of The Walt Disney Company, announced that Star Wars themed-lands were coming to Disneyland in Anaheim, California AND Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida. The D23 Expo is billed as bringing together all of […]
Dolly’s done it again! Dollywood, the pride of Great Smoky Mountains, TN, unveiled on August 7th the renderings and layout of their new wooden coaster, Lightning Rod, which will open next year in the Jukebox Junction section of the park. This is billed as “The World’s First and Fastest Wood Launch Coaster” and the trains […]
Well, look at what we have here!! There’s some footage that has surfaced on YouTube from the Trevor Bondi Media account in the last couple of weeks that shows what appears to be 3D video of what Valravn could look like at Cedar Point in 2016. As we’ve been telling this year, there’s rumors running rampant about a […]
Starting this weekend, Carowinds guests will notice something different in the County Fair section of the park: they can no longer ride Thunder Road. It’s been a great run for nearly four decades for the wooden roller coaster, which ran to the public for the last time this past Sunday. The coaster was unique in the […]
The long wait is getting shorter as we’re finally just 21 days away from Cedar Point’s Opening Day! Three. More. Weeks. We’ve seen the finishing touches put on Rougarou and have heard from GM Jason on how exciting Rougarou will be once it opens on that faithful May 9th date. Some of the movements […]
It’s getting very close to the time of the year when everyone in the amusement and attraction industry gets a little gitty.. It’s almost time for IAAPA! The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) is the premier global event for the attractions industry, held annually at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, […]
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