New Sunkid ride for Potts Park

New Sunkid ride for Potts Park

Sunkid has installed a custom-themed XL-Butterfly coaster in the shape of a giant skeleton at Potts Park Germany. Called Sabersaurus, the ride’s gondola has, of course, been themed as well. Two saberthooth tigers heads ornament the vehicle that sways back and forth as if you are riding on the dinosaur’s back. Passengers are pulled up […]

Smoky Mountain Christmas returns to Dollywood

Smoky Mountain Christmas returns to Dollywood

Christmas comes early in the Smokies when Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas returns to the Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, theme park from November 9 through January 4. During the festival, the park boasts an impressive count of more than five million brilliant lights, heartwarming Christmas entertainment, delicious holiday meals and the fun of Dollywood at Christmas. Glacier […]

Winter on the Mountain returns to Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park

Winter on the Mountain returns to Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park

After a hiatus last winter for construction of the Glenwood Gondola, Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, Glenwood Springs, Colorado, celebrates the return of Winter on the Mountain. Beginning at 5 p.m. on Saturday, November 23, guests can take in the holiday lights, visit and take photos with Santa Claus in the North Pole and get a […]

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It’s a game changer

It’s a game changer

At this year’s IAAPA Expo in Orlando, FL, Ride Entertainment’s president of business development, Adam Sandy, will speak about Lagotronics Projects’ new ride, The Smurfs: GameChanger, for Shimao Group’s new Smurfs theme park in Shanghai. Mark Beumers, Lagotronics Projects CEO, will also be available to answer specific questions about the project. When: November 20th, 2019 […]

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Legoland Shanghai Resort planned

Legoland Shanghai Resort planned

Merlin Entertainments has entered into an agreement with the Shanghai Jinshan District Government, CMC Inc. and Kirkbi to develop a Legoland Resort in the Jinshan District of Shanghai, China. Under the terms of the agreement, all parties will form a joint venture company and contribute funding to the construction and development of Legoland Shanghai. The […]

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ARena Space to Launch in NYC and London

ARena Space to Launch in NYC and London

ARena Space, a global chain of scalable, data-driven VR parks for retail and entertainment industries, eyes a mid-2020 launch in New York City and London. Last year, the company raised over $8 million to accelerate its international expansion and is now planning a new round of $30 million. Other prospective locations, including Los Angeles, Berlin, […]

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Six Flags’ Holiday in the Park will dazzle

Six Flags’ Holiday in the Park will dazzle

Holiday in the Park, Six Flags Great Adventure’s spectacular holiday festival, will dazzle in 2019 with more lights, more rides and more magic than ever before. Weekends and select days November 16 through January 1, 2020, the Jackson, New Jersey park will present an eye-popping winter wonderland. This incredibly immersive and enchanted holiday experience features […]

Machamer named Six Flags Qiddiya president

Machamer named Six Flags Qiddiya president

Brian Machamer has been named Park President of Six Flags Qiddiya. The first Six Flags-branded theme park in the Kingdom will be the centerpiece of Qiddiya, Saudi Arabia’s capital of entertainment, sports and the arts, now under construction 40 km from the capital city of Riyadh. Machamer is a proven industry veteran with more than […]

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Daniels Wood land constructs new headquarters

Daniels Wood land constructs new headquarters

Known for its themed design and fabrication, shooting galleries, commercial playgrounds, animatronics, and tree houses, Daniels Wood Land will soon open a new $6 million corporate headquarters and shop in Paso Robles, California. The new building coincides with the company’s launch of a new theming division, DWL Studios. “We are excited to enter this next […]

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Knott’s Berry Farm celebrates 100 Years

Knott’s Berry Farm celebrates 100 Years

Knott’s Berry Farm, Buena Park, California, will commemorate its 100th anniversary with its largest celebration ever, all paying tribute to the Knott family’s rich history and legacy of family fun for all. Kicking off May 15 through August 30, “A Knott’s Family Reunion,” will bring together old classics with new favuorites, which includes the return […]