Over the last few years, many amusement park enthusiasts and locals were curious about the fate of the plot of land where the former Kings Island Resort and Conference Center stood for over 40 years. It now seems there are new developments for the site. In early 2021 a series of transactions began, starting with […]
Silver Dollar City has recently re-opened for the 2021 season. The park, coming off the recent success of Mystic River Falls appears to have more projects in line. Construction walls have gone up around the exterior portions of Fireman’s Landing. The walls are crudely built, with trees poking through holes in the wall, perhaps in […]
Back in 2005, one of the most devastating hurricanes in history touched down in New Orleans. One of the sites in its path of destruction was Six Flags New Orleans — which closed in August of 2005 in preparation for the storm and never re-opened after hurricane Katrina flooded the 250 acre theme park. After […]
One of the highlights of any season of Kings Island is the numerous community events at the park. One such event was the annual One Walk event held by the park and JDRF. The event allowed for kids with Type 1 Diabetes to have a day at Kings Island and raise money to help fund […]
Starting today through June 27, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment is offering free admission for U.S. military veterans and their families to its SeaWorld Orlando, SeaWorld San Antonio, and SeaWorld San Diego parks. Since its launch in 2005, more than 10 million guests – active-duty military members, veterans, and their families – have enjoyed the company’s parks for […]
In 2021, Kings Island’s Racer will enter it’s 50th season of operation. Having thrilled millions of riders and started the second golden age of the wooden coaster, the ride has had a celebrated history. The twin 88 foot tall/3,415 foot long coaster has been a park favorite due to it’s unique layout. Although a racing […]
The Beach Waterpark has been quiet for nearly all of 2020. Having last operated in 2019, many wondered what would happen to the water park and the surrounding land. In the last few weeks, there has been progress in reviving the area, but not as a waterpark… In March of 2021, a new proposal for […]
Bill Kitchen, legendary ride and attraction inventor, has unveiled SkyScreamer — an evolution of the popular SkyCoaster ride. He’s optimistic about the future as theme park fanatics are enthusiastic about discovering thrilling new experiences the industry has to offer. US Thrillrides LLC, which was founded by Kitchen, unveiled the Skyscreamer, a sister attraction to the […]
The process of building a roller coaster is a drawn out process that usually takes several years. While the planning, alterations, and designing of the coaster happens in park offices, the most dramatic and recognized stages of the procedure is the physical construction. Generally the coasters are built while parks are closed, but more and […]
The countdown to Summer is on and that means it’s almost time to hang out with the singing mushrooms at Kings Dominion! Season Passholders will have a unique opportunity to experience the re-opening of Kings Dominion before the general public with an exclusive Passholder Day on May 16. The park said “Guest can enjoy some […]
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