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Universal Orlando announces new theme park

Universal Orlando announces new theme park

Universal Orlando Resort is building a new, fourth, theme park to be called Universal’s Epic Universe. The vision is to create an entirely new level of experience that forever changes theme park entertainment. Universal’s Epic Universe will take guests on a journey where beloved stories expand into vibrant lands – and where that journey is […]

Dorney Park readies for fall

Dorney Park readies for fall

This Autumn, Dorney Park, Allentown, Pennsylvania, will debut an all-new, limited-time, interactive experience: Monster Jam Thunder Alley through new partnership with Feld Entertainment, frightening new scare zones at Halloween Haunt, and family-fun at The Great Pumpkin Fest providing a daytime Halloween experience featuring the classic Peanuts characters. Monster Jam Thunder Alley will bring some of […]

Playland opens Dragonator, first new ride since 2008

Playland opens Dragonator, first new ride since 2008

In Rye, New York, Westchester County welcomed a new ride at Playland. County Executive George Latimer officially opened the Dragonator to the public. He was joined by numerous officials, “Coaster” – the park’s mascot and children from Briarcliff Manor, Putnam Valley, Mount Pleasant, Cortlandt and New Castle Day Camps. “I live on the other side […]

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Indonesia’s Trans Studio Theme Park to launch immersive theatre dark ride

Indonesia’s Trans Studio Theme Park to launch immersive theatre dark ride

As the hotly-anticipated Trans Studio Cibubur theme park approaches its grand opening near Indonesia’s capital city of Jakarta, officials have unveiled details of the park’s star attraction, “Pacific Rim: Shatterdome Strike.” It’s a groundbreaking, mega dark ride based on the hit motion picture franchise from Legendary Entertainment. “We are delighted to collaborate with Trans Studio […]

Dreamland Margate to unveil giant sculpture of Tina Turner’s head in run up to Turner Prize 2019

Dreamland Margate to unveil giant sculpture of Tina Turner’s head in run up to Turner Prize 2019

When it comes to excitement about hosting the Turner Prize, Margate is getting a big head. Literally. Dreamland Margate has commissioned artists Cool Shit – the team behind Happy Kayne – to produce a giant inflatable sculpture of Tina Turner’s head for the vintage amusement park, in the run up to the Turner Prize 2019 […]

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Killer Klowns from Outer Space lands in all-new Mazes at Halloween Horror Nights

Killer Klowns from Outer Space lands in all-new Mazes at Halloween Horror Nights

“Killer Klowns from Outer Space” lands at this year’s Halloween Horror Nights in all-new chilling mazes at Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Hollywood, bringing together the most twisted scenes and ghastly gags from the popular horror sci-fi film at one of America’s premier Halloween events. Based on the cult 1980s film favourite, the “Killer […]

Hersheypark announces Candymonium Megacoaster for Summer 2020

Hersheypark announces Candymonium Megacoaster for Summer 2020

Hersheypark amusement park, a 121-acre (49 hectares) theme park with more than 70 rides, a water park and a zoo in Hershey, Pennsylvania, has unwrapped the details of the Candymonium megacoaster, its 15th coaster. From Bolliger & Mabillard, the megacoaster will feature a lift height of 210 feet (64 m), maximum speed of 76 mph […]

‘Ice Cream Cone Drone’ delivery service lands at the LEGOLAND Windsor Resort

‘Ice Cream Cone Drone’ delivery service lands at the LEGOLAND Windsor Resort

The LEGOLAND Windsor Resort is piloting an innovative new service for guests this summer, with the ‘Ice Cream Cone Drone’. Families can order from a selection of refreshing and delicious ice creams and have them delivered to their hand, across the park, by drone delivery. The service will be piloted for a limited time on […]

Marineland Express arrives

Marineland Express arrives

Marineland of Canada, Niagara Falls, Ontario, has added three trains to transport guests around the park. Marineland Express is one of three 30-passenger trams supplied by True American Classics to carry visitors to several locations around the large park, saving steps. It is an amenity welcomed by those who normally walk the entire length of […]

Dive Coaster approved for SeaWorld San Diego

Dive Coaster approved for SeaWorld San Diego

The California Coastal Commission has approved SeaWorld San Diego’s dive coaster planned to open in 2020. To be called Mako, this new roller coaster from Bolliger & Mabillard, which was announced in January, will be the tallest (153 feet or 47 m), fastest, and longest dive coaster in California, as well as the only floorless […]