The Top Posts of 2018
It’s that time of the year again! It’s New Year’s Eve and 2019 is just hours away. We here at Coaster Nation are incredibly thankful for another great year and we’re proud to spend another year as your source for theme park news. As holiday events wind down at all the parks, we’d like to take a moment and remember some of the most memorable coaster-related moments of 2018. Now, we bring you the top 10 posts of 2018!
Last January, Busch Gardens Williamsburg announced that the dark attraction, Curse of DarKastle would be closing permanently to make way for new attractions and events.
Halloween isn’t the only holiday that involves haunted houses and our readers like to be scared year-round!
One of our staff members happened upon a former entrance sign for Kings Dominons the Hurler in a residential driveway.
2018 marked the 20th anniversary of Busch Gardens’ Howl-O-Scream and they celebrated with new haunted houses, bars, terror-tories, party zomes and No Escape rooms.
On March 28, the tallest section of track was installed on the Euro Fighter coaster at American Dream complex. The new coaster will open officially in 2019.
In 2018, WinterFest at Kings Island returned bigger and better than ever. The park added two additional rides to its WinterFest line-up – Flight of Fear and Shake Rattle & Roll.
Cedar Valley Wild Frontier Park in Comins, Michigan became the first US-based parked top open a “nautic jump” attraction.
This summer, we followed along with Kennywood’s reveal of Project 412, which we now know to be a new Steelers themed area of the park!
Documents filed with the Southwest Florida Water Management District in June show that Busch Gardens Tampa is advancing on a new attractiong they’re calling “Project Teel”.
Hershey announced a large expansion for 2020 including a re-design of the park entrance and a new hyper coaster!
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