Construction Begins On New Stratosphere Thrill Ride
The fourth thrill ride to be built atop the Las Vegas tower is slated to open this spring.
| Read More | 12/29/2004
Busch Gardens To Open State-Of-The-Art 3-D Dark Ride
Curse of DarKastle the latest addition to the park's lineup of thrill rides to open Spring 2005.
| Read More | 12/15/2004
Martin's Fantasy Island Buys Spinning Coaster For 2005
The new roller coaster from Zamperla is part of a $2 million capital improvement plan for the park.
| Read More | 12/02/2004
Geauga Lake 2005 Expansion Includes New Water Park
Cedar Fair announced plans for a major water park addition at its newest Ohio property Geauga Lake.
| Read More | 11/11/2004
Knott's Prepares To Fire Off New Attraction On Dec. 7
Thirty days and counting until Knott's takes aim and fires off its brand new inverted roller coaster, Silver Bullet.
| Read More | 11/08/2004
Silver Dollar City Announces Launched Roller Coaster
Powder Keg, an explosive-launch roller coaster, to blast riders from 0-53 mph in 2.8 seconds in 2005.
| Read More | 11/07/2004
Atari's Rollercoaster Tycoon 3 Game Screams Into Stores
The highly anticipated sequel to the #1 tycoon franchise is packed with all-new thrills for roller coaster fans.
| Read More | 11/02/2004
Dive Coaster Coming To Busch Gardens Tampa Spring '05
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay goes over the edge with SheiKra, the nation's first Bolliger and Mabillard dive coaster.
| Read More | 10/27/2004
Lego Co. Likely To Sell Or Spin Off Theme Park Operation
Lego's four theme parks will likely be sold or transferred to a new company as part of a downscaling effort.
| Read More | 10/21/2004
FearFest Haunts Kings Dominion Weekends October 16-31
The region's largest, most terrifying Halloween celebration features new events and attractions this year.
| Read More | 10/11/2004
Holiday World To Spend $6.3 Million On Park Improvements
The highlight of the improvements will be a new wave pool doubling the size of the Splashin' Safari water park.
| Read More | 10/07/2004
Nick-Or-Treat Is Kids Trick-Or-Treat Nickelodeon Style
Paramount's Great America is inviting kids to put on their costumes, search for treats and celebrate the holiday.
| Read More | 10/06/2004
Dollywood To Expand Park With 10 New Rides For 2005
Country Fair expansion to focus on families and include six rides which parents may ride with their kids.
| Read More | 10/01/2004
Final Track Piece Set On Knott's New Roller Coaster
Knott's Berry Farm is right on track to open the new Silver Bullet roller coaster in early December.
| Read More | 10/01/2004
Hersheypark To Build First Of Kind Coaster For 2005
The park's new attraction will combine a roller coaster with a freefall drop ride and be the first in the world.
| Read More | 09/25/2004
Hong Kong Disneyland Tops Off Sleeping Beauty Castle
The first Disney family vacation destination in China marks a major milestone toward completion.
| Read More | 09/24/2004
Knott's Honors Fire and Police With Free Admission
The 12th Annual Fire and Law Personnel Salute will take place from November 25 through December 12, 2004.
| Read More | 09/24/2004
Cedar Fair Declares Third Quarter Cash Distribution
The third quarter distribution represents the partnership's 70th consecutive quarterly cash distribution.
| Read More | 09/23/2004
Paramount's Great America To Triple Water Park Size
Crocodile Dundee's Boomerang Bay water park expansion project to begin shortly for the 2005 season.
| Read More | 09/22/2004
Tomb Raider Ride To Open At Kings Dominion In 2005
Brave the thrill ride, based on the popular games and films, next season at Paramount's Kings Dominion.
| Read More | 09/16/2004
Six Flags Builds Colossal Water Park At Great America
The world's largest interactive waterplay structure to anchor new Six Flags Hurricane Harbor, opening spring 2005.
| Read More | 09/16/2004
Dorney Park Unveils New Floorless Coaster For 2005
Hydra The Revenge a new multielement, floorless looper is now under construction for next season.
| Read More | 09/14/2004
Job Fair To Be Held For Knott's Halloween Haunt Event
The park is now accepting applications for more than 1,000 positions to support its annual Halloween Haunt.
| Read More | 09/03/2004
Attendance Down, Park Spending Up at Six Flags Parks
Six Flags Inc. commented today on the year to date attendance and revenue performance of its parks.
| Read More | 07/15/2004
Minor Injuries After Disneyland Coaster Trains Collide
Three injured after two trains on the Big Thunder Mountain Railroad roller coaster bump each other.
| Read More | 07/09/2004
Morey's Piers To Move Historic Goldent Nugget Coaster
Classic ride to be relocated to Mariner's Landing and renovated by coaster preservation team Comeback Coasters.
| Read More | 07/08/2004
Attendance Increase Breaks Record at San Diego County Fair
A 4.5% increase in vistors sets a new attendance record for the fifth largest fair in the United States.
| Read More | 07/07/2004
Beloved Blackpool Chairman Lilian D. Thompson Dies
The chairman of the second largest theme park in Europe and largest in the UK passed away Wednesday night.
| Read More | 06/24/2004
Mummy Coaster To Open At Universal Studios Hollywood
State-of-the-art indoor dark ride roller coaster opens June 25th at the Hollywood theme park.
| Read More | 06/22/2004
Two Roller Coasters Closed For Restraint Modifications
Knott's Xcelerator and Six Flags' Superman close pending modifications to the rides' lap bar restraint systems.
| Read More | 06/02/2004
Cedar Fair Reports Early-Season Attendance & Revenues
Combined revnues at is parks were up about 3% from last year for the first five months of the year.
| Read More | 06/01/2004
Summer Season Begins At Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
The famous Northern California seaside attraction opens daily for its 97th summer season on Friday, May 28.
| Read More | 05/20/2004
4th Annual Blue Streak Challenge To Be Held July 19
Conneaut Lake Preservation Society event to raise funds to preserve the classic Blue Streak wooden coaster.
| Read More | 05/12/2004
Six Flags To Modify Restraints On Superman Coaster
Modifications to be made to the restraint system on the Superman roller coasters following tragic accident.
| Read More | 05/07/2004
Disneyland to Unveil New Parade For 50th Anniversary
New parade titled Walt Disney's Parade of Dreams to feature one of the largest gatherings of Disney Characters.
| Read More | 05/04/2004
Cedar Fair Completes Acquisition of Six Flags Park
Six Flags Worlds of Adventure near Cleveland will reopen in May under new ownership and a new name.
| Read More | 04/08/2004
Chance Revolution Thrill Ride Coming To Dorney Park
The new spinning, swinging ride will be added to the park's collection of thrill rides for the 2004 season.
| Read More | 04/06/2004
MGM and Six Flags Launch New Simulator Attractions
Stargate SG 3000 Interactive Simulation Adventure to debut at several Six Flags theme parks this summer.
| Read More | 04/01/2004
Six Flags Launches First National Ad Campaign in 7 Years
New brand character transports overscheduled, stressed-out families to a day of ultimate fun.
| Read More | 03/20/2004
Rescued Dolphin To Debut At Six Flags Marine World
Cupid rescued on Bryan Beach near Freeport, Texas on Valentine's Day will charm the public this weekend.
| Read More | 03/19/2004
Coaster Model Kit To Be Available From CoasterDynamix
The company formed to produce high quality, easy to assemble, realistic model amusement rides.
| Read More | 03/16/2004
Six Flags Worlds Adventure To Be Acquired By Cedar Fair
Cedar Fair announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire the Six Flags park for $145 million.
| Read More | 03/10/2004
America's First Half Pipe Coaster Coming to Denver
Six Flags Elitch Gardens will debut the most thrilling new snowboard thrill ride this summer.
| Read More | 03/09/2004
Cedar Fair Increases Quarterly Cash Distribution Rate
For the 17th consecutive year the partnership will increase its cash distribution to shareholders.
| Read More | 03/08/2004
Magic Mountain Begins Online Print-N-Go Ticket Sales
Save time before going to Six Flags by buying your tickets online at and printing them at home.
| Read More | 02/02/2004
Waldameer Spending $5 Million On Park Improvements
The highlight of the amusement park's improvements will be a new spinning roller coaster that will be unveiled in June.
| Read More | 01/18/2004
Cedar Fair Parks Entertain More Than 12 Million in 2003
Combined attendance totaled 12.2 million guests at the company's eleven amusement parks and water parks.
| Read More | 01/10/2004