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Friday, August 16, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Coaster at Michigan’s Adventure in 2020 »
Michigan’s Adventure, Muskegon, Michigan, will debut Camp Snoopy in the spring of 2020. Its “Peanuts-themed” children’s a...
Thursday, August 15, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
El Loco Reopens »
El Loco , the roller coaster inside Adventuredome at Circus Circus hotel-casino in Las Vegas that shut down in March after...
Tuesday, August 13, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
La Ronde’s Super Manège to Close »
Six Flags has announced the upcoming closure of Super Manège at La Ronde in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The opportunity fo...
Tuesday, July 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pantheon to Launch at Busch Gardens Williamsburg »
On July 30, 2019, Busch Gardens Williamsburg in Virginia announced the details about Pantheon , a record-breaking multila...
Friday, July 5, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
Phoenix Opens at Adventureland »
Adventureland in Altoona, Iowa, is giving people something extra to celebrate this holiday week. The park announced its...
Wednesday, July 3, 2019   (2 Comments - view/add)
Maxx Force Debuts »
Six Flags Great America, Gurnee, Illinois, officially unveiled its new roller coaster to the world. Maxx Force is an air...
Monday, June 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tidal Twister Reopens »
On Friday, June 7, SeaWorld San Diego reopened Tidal twister to the public after repairs, and according to the park, has "...
Thursday, June 6, 2019   (3 Comments - view/add)
Wildwood's Tram Car Inspired Coaster »
What's yellow, has a big grin with huge white teeth and will reach a top speed of approximately 29 mph? No, it's not a sc...
Wednesday, June 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tidal Twister Closed With Mechanical Issues »
SeaWorld San Diego’s newest ride is shut down for maintenance. Tidal Twister was shut down June 1, roughly two weeks after...
Monday, June 3, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
New SeaWorld Orlando Coaster For 2020 »
Without specifics other than it will have “predatory“ heights and “plunging” thrills, SeaWorld Orlando announced that it’s...
Wednesday, April 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Soft Opening for Tigris at Busch Gardens Tampa »
Tigris , Busch Gardens' latest triple-launch steel coaster, officially opens April 19 at the Tampa theme park. Ph...
Tuesday, March 26, 2019   (3 Comments - view/add)
Turning Out the Light Of Green Lantern »
Six Flags Magic Mountain, Valencia, California, has confirmed that it will remove Green Lantern: First Flight , which ha...
Wednesday, March 20, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Coaster for Jenkinson’s Boardwalk »
This season, families will be able to enjoy a brand new coaster at Jenkinson's Boardwalk in Point Pleasant Beach, New Jers...
Wednesday, March 20, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
York’s Wild Kingdom For Sale »
York’s Wild Kingdom, the iconic wildlife and amusement park in York Beach, Maine, is for sale for $14.2 million, although...
Tuesday, March 19, 2019   (2 Comments - view/add)
Mad Mouse Being Relocated »
Arnolds Park Amusement Park in northern Iowa has purchased the Allan Herschell Mad Mouse from Joyland Amusement Park in...
Monday, March 18, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
Top Section of The Steel Curtain Installed »
The tallest piece of Kennywood’s newest roller coaster, The Steel Curtain , has been bolted into place 220 feet above the...
Monday, March 4, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
Gwazi to Reopen in 2020 »
The theme park with the most roller coasters in Florida is about to get two more. Busch Gardens Tampa Bay previously anno...
Saturday, February 23, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Opening Date for New Islands of Adventure Coaster »
Universal Orlando Resort, Orlando, Florida, has announced the official opening date for the new Harry Potter thrill ride d...
Tuesday, February 12, 2019   (2 Comments - view/add)
Disneyland Paris Removing Rock 'n' Roller Coaster »
Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster is one of only a handful of high thrill roller coasters in any of the Disney parks, but it’s goin...
Sunday, February 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Joyland Removing Mad Mouse »
Mad Mouse roller coaster, a staple at Joyland Amusement Park, Lubbock, Texas, for the past 44 years, is being dismantled...
Saturday, February 9, 2019   (3 Comments - view/add)
Volcano: The Blast Coaster Closed »
Kings Dominion, Doswell, Virginia, has announced the removal of Volcano: The Blast Coaster . According to the park'...
Friday, February 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Four Coasters for American Dream Mega-mall »
Two rollercoasters we’ve already heard about -- and two we haven’t -- were revealed at Eastcoaster, held at Hersheypark on...
Sunday, January 20, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Carowinds Announces Preview Night For Copperhead Strike »
Carowinds, Charlotte, North Carolina, announced Copperhead Strike is set to open for a season passholder preview the nig...
Saturday, January 12, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
New Family Coaster Coming To Morey’s Piers »
Morey’s Piers, Wildwood, NJ, formally announced plans to open Runaway Tram , a new family coaster, in the summer of 2019....
Wednesday, January 9, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
SeaWorld San Diego Announces New Coaster for 2020 »
Photo: SeaWorld San Diego. View full-sized image .   SeaWorld San Diego has announced a dive coaster as its new...
Friday, January 4, 2019   (3 Comments - view/add)
Kings Island Racer Re-Tracking Underway »
Racer , the classic, 1972 racing roller coaster at Kings Island, Mason, Ohio, should be much smoother when the park opens...
Tuesday, November 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
IAAPA Expo First Day Unveils New Cars »
Opening day on the trade show floor at the annual International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) Att...
Tuesday, October 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACE Announces 2019 Preservation Conference »
Kentucky Kingdom in Louisville, Kentucky, and Camden Park in Huntington, West Virginia, will co-host the 2019 ACE Preserva...
Tuesday, October 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Launched Coaster Next for SeaWorld Orlando? »
It may have been only an unintended note of "FYI" in a company presentation, but a little leak from SeaWorld Orlando has t...
Tuesday, October 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
At Last, a Look at the Future of Lakemont Park »
Lakemont Park (Altoona, Pennsylvania) has revealed its plan for park revitalization, which will be complete when the park...
Tuesday, October 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Final Fadeout for Firehawk »
Kings Island (Mason, Ohio) has announced it will close and remove Firehawk , the park's Vekoma Flying Dutchman coaster, w...
Thursday, September 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Europa-Park Opens Eurosat Coastiality »
Europa-Park, Rust, Germany, has opened the world's first Roam & Ride virtual reality (VR) coaster, Eurosat Coastiality ....
Thursday, September 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Announces Tigris »
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay announced Tigris , a new triple-launch steel coaster and Florida's tallest launch coaster, roarin...
Wednesday, September 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Morey's Piers' Flitzer Is Closing »
The surfer-themed Flitzer roller coaster on Morey's Surfside Pier at the Wildwood (New Jersey) Boardwalk has thrilled ri...
Friday, August 31, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Discovery Kingdom to Unveil Batman: The Ride »
Beaming from Vallejo and calling out for the mighty Dark Knight, it's the Bat Signal. The Caped Crusader will be hea...

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