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Friday, November 22, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
IAAPA Expo 2019 - Day 4 »
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Thursday, November 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
SeaWorld Names its New Dive Coaster Emperor »
SeaWorld San Diego’s new attraction for 2020, a 153-foot-tall dive coaster, will be called Emperor , a nod to the Emperor...
Thursday, November 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Kings Island Orion Train Cars Revealed »
As workers toil in the cold to build Kings Island's new giga coaster, Orion , its manufacturer, Bolliger & Mabillard (B&M...
Thursday, November 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Busch Gardens and SeaWorld Parks Reveal New Coaster Cars »
At the IAAPA Expo in Orlando, the SeaWorld theme parks chain revealed the train cars and more details for the new lineup o...
Thursday, November 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
IAAPA Expo 2019 - Day 3 »
Day Three at the IAAPA Expo came to a close with many manufacturers reporting one of their best expos ever! The ACE booth...
Wednesday, November 20, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
IAAPA Expo 2019 - Day 2 »
Day 2 at IAAPA Expo 2019 continued the excitement of the first day both inside and outside of the Orange County Convention...
Tuesday, November 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
IAAPA Expo 2019 - Day 1 »
The annual International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) Expo kicked off on Tuesday, November 19, 2...
Sunday, November 3, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Want to Know What Happens to Wood Coasters in the Off Season? »
Here's Kennywood’s Jack Rabbit Off-Season Care The 2019 operating season has ended at Kennywood in West M...
Wednesday, October 23, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fun Spot America Kissimmee Adding Fourth Coaster »
Fun Spot America Theme Parks is adding more excitement to its Kissimmee, Florida location with the addition of a custom la...
Thursday, October 17, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
Two Weekends Remain to Ride Vortex »
There are only two weekends left to take a ride on Kings Island's Vortex before the steel roller coaster retires at the...
Thursday, September 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Texas Stingray Coming to SeaWorld San Antonio »
SeaWorld officials announced its new wooden coaster will be the tallest, longest and fastest ride of its kind in Texas. T...
Thursday, September 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
SeaWorld Orlando and Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Announce 2020 Coasters »
For the first time in four years, both of these Florida parks will launch new coasters in the same year. Busch Garde...
Thursday, September 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Temporary Closure for Thunderbolt at Kennywood »
Kennywood will start off-season track work on Thunderbolt earlier than usual, and the roller coaster won't be running wh...
Thursday, September 12, 2019   (2 Comments - view/add)
Quick Stats For 2020 Coasters »
Texas Stingray – SeaWorld San Antonio 96 feet tall 100-foot drop 55 mph 100-foot tunnel 3,379 feet of track...
Thursday, August 29, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Six Flags Great America and Hurricane Harbor To Debut World's Tallest Water Coaster »
Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, Illinois, announced a record-breaking new water coaster coming to the park’s Hurricane...
Thursday, August 29, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
Six Flags Great Adventure Installing World’s Tallest, Fastest and Longest Single-Rail Coaster »
Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, New Jersey, has announced what will be the tallest, fastest and longest single-rail...
Tuesday, August 27, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Six Flags Park Planned For Saudi Arabia »
On August 26, 2019, Qiddiya Investment Company (QIC) unveiled the design for Six Flags Qiddiya, one of the key entertainme...
Tuesday, August 27, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Top Thrill Dragster Reopens »
Top Thrill Dragster had been shut down since the second week of August, awaiting a replacement part from the manufacturer...
Monday, August 26, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Copperhead Strike Reopened »
Carowinds' newest roller coaster, Copperhead Strike , was closed after a guest injured their hand on the ride. The rol...
Friday, August 23, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tallest, Fastest Wooden Coaster in Texas Coming To SeaWorld San Antonio »
SeaWorld San Antonio offered a sneak peak at an unnamed roller coaster that the park claims will be the tallest and fastes...
Wednesday, August 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gwazi First Track Installed »
Busch Gardens Tampa just posted its first image of the new track that it has installed on its upcoming RMC steel track mak...
Wednesday, August 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Copperhead Strike Closed at Carowinds »
The newest roller coaster at Carowinds, Charlotte, North Carolina, has been shut down for an investigation after a rider w...
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...

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