It’s that time of year again! This week industry professionals from across the globe tuned in online to honor the best of the best in the amusement industry. The Golden Ticket Awards by Amusement Today are like the Oscars for amusement parks. Each year, a detailed survey is sent to experienced and well-traveled amusement park experts […]
Cedar Point released their annual Christmas video. The video is set to “It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas” and features the full time staff who work year round — keeping Cedar Point functioning. It even offers a glimpse of the new parade floats and takes a poke at some “top secret” plans for […]
American Dream, the home of Nickelodeon Theme Park, Dreamworks water park, Big Snow indoor snowboarding, various retail and dining experiences, and more has revealed the installation of Stay Golden, from renowned American artist Rachel Hayes. The large-scale fabric composition is the newest addition to American Dream’s permanent art collection and a gift to the community, to […]
Two new rides will be coming to Indiana Beach Amusement Park for their 2021 Season. With a nod to the park’s nostalgia, the Boardwalk will welcome the Polyp ride. The Polyp has five arms with 4 cars attached to each arm. The arms move up and down as the ride goes in a circular motion. […]
This morning, Josh D’Amaro Chairman, Disney Parks, Experiences and Products, presented a keynote session for the IAAPA virtual Expo giving us a sneak peek of the new “Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind” attraction coming to Epcot. Here’s a first glimpse inside the massive 12 story building with the lights on and no projection screens […]
Today, Busch Gardens Tampa has shared the official POV of Iron Gwzi with us! Take a front seat ride! When it debuts, Iron Gwazi will be North America’s tallest, and the world’s fastest, and steepest hybrid coaster. Manufactured by Rocky Mountain Construction, Iron Gwazi stands at 206 feet tall, features a 91-degree drop, and reaches […]
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 […]
In 2019, Kings Island retired one of their historic coasters — Vortex. The ride, built in 1987, was the first complete circuit coaster to invert riders six times. With the ride’s removal, questions soon emerged about what would replace the gap left by Vortex. Kings Island has vastly expanded over the course of the past […]
Idlewild Park in Pennsylvania, has announced that they will be retiring 3 of their classic Attractions. The Rainbow Wheel in Raccoon Lagoon Bubbling Springs Ball Pit in Jumpin’ Jungle The Ferris Wheel in Olde Idlewild “One thing that is a constant in life is change. At Idlewild & SoakZone, part of our evolution over the […]
Kennywood has officially announced that they will be retiring four of its classic rides. • Kangaroo • Paratrooper • Bayern Kurve • Volcano The full statement from Kennywood Park is as follows: “Even in a National Historic Landmark, change is a constant at Kennywood. In the past three years, we’ve invested more in new attractions […]
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