It’s only been a few months since Darien Lake announced they would be building “Tantrum”, a bran new vertical lift coaster in New York. The park recently released images showing off the current state of construction. Crews on-site are currently working on installing the supports of the vertical lift as well as the supports at […]
If you live near a seasonal amusement park, you’re probably reaching that point in the off season where you’re anxiously awaiting opening day. Today, Cedar Point held their annual Winter Chill Out charity event to benefit “A Kid Again” — an organization that fosters hope, happiness, and healing for families raising kids with life-threatening illnesses. The […]
It’s New Years Eve and just like you may be doing right now, we’re reflecting on the past year. We’re grateful for another great year here at Coaster Nation and we’d like to thank you all for joining us on our website and our social media outlets. To celebrate the beginning of 2018, we’re looking […]
SORRY FOLKS! PARKS CLOSED! With bitter cold temperatures sweeping the east coast, several theme parks hosting annual holiday events, have changed their operating scheduled or closed early for the season. Here’s a quick run down of the parks effected so far: In Pennsylvania, Hersheypark has adjusted their opening time today (12/30/17) to 2pm to allow time to clear […]
Yesterday, Cedar Point released their annual Christmas video. While last year’s video had some hidden Easter eggs that teased Steel Vengeance, the new hybrid coaster does make several appearances in the 2017 flick. The video is set to Holly Jolly Christmas and features the full time staff who work year round — keeping Cedar Point functioning. It even takes […]
For the first time ever, Fighting Gravity is performing a nightly show! At Holidays in Space 2017, the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex welcomes guests to experience the wonder of Fighting Gravity. From Dec. 20 – 31, 2017, the internationally acclaimed dance performance group will defy gravity with their intense illusions and blacklight choreography during their first ever nightly […]
Dorney Park announced today that they will be making some changes in 2018 to focus on the parks food & beverage infrastructure and other enhancements that will improve the guest experience. So what’s changing? We’ll start with the unexpected.. After just 5 years, Dorney Park will be removing Stinger during the off-season to make room for “future […]
The Edison is Disney Springs’ incarnation of the popular Los Angeles nightspot. It’s fashioned after a power plant built in 1902 that powers Disney Springs complete with authentic Birchfield “beast” boilers and other antique hardware sprinkled throughout. The new venue offers a fully immersive dining experience, plus, a dance floor with live entertainment nightly — multiple themed areas to explore, such […]
Silver Dollar City is debuting a shiny new roller coaster in 2018 called “Time Traveler”. It will open as the World’s Fastest, Steepest and Tallest Complete-Circuit Spinning Roller Coaster. Construction has been going non-stop for the past few months. We stopped by the park for a construction tour, then in November, we got to get […]
It’s Christmas! Or is it…. Halloween!? We love theme parks and roller coasters, but we also love off season fun at Haunted Houses! Haunted Attractions have turned into year-round entertainment venues capitalizing on special events. Each year more and more attractions are opening their doors for off-season events. This year, 3 world famous haunted houses are […]
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