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2000 NEWS ARCHIVE

Archive of past news articles on theme and amusement parks, thrill rides and attractions.

February 2000

Feb 22, 2000
Playland to Remove and Replace New Roller Coaster
Park officials claim the g-forces on the coaster would have been too intense for park guests.

Feb 22, 2000
Six Flags Continues Expansion At Fiesta Texas
The park's two-year investment of $50 million includes a new roller coaster for this season.

Feb 17, 2000
Couples Exchange Wedding Vows Onboard Goliath
One thousand couples exchanged vows on Valentine's Day at Six Flags Magic Mountain.

Feb 17, 2000
Six Flags Over Texas Announces Pre-40th Birthday Plans
Many extensive enhancements are set for this year to improve the overall guest experience.

Feb 12, 2000
Cedar Fair, L.P. To Assume Management Of Visionland
Cedar Fair will manage the daily operations of the family amusement park starting this year.

Feb 11, 2000
Six Flags Magic Mountain Opens The New Giant
Goliath, the parks new record breaking steel roller coaster will open to the public today.

Feb 7, 2000
Six Flags Astroworld Bids Farewell To Astroneedle
The park will remove the landmark attraction to make room for new attrctions to be built in the future.

Feb 7, 2000
Thrill Seekers Invited To Watch History In The Making
Six Flags Magic Mountain invites thrill seekers to watch the unveiling of Goliath via live webcast.

Feb 7, 2000
Disneyland's FASTPASS A Timesaver For Guests
Now offered on selected attractions the Fastpass system allows guests to skip the wait and instead receive a reservation to ride.

Feb 7, 2000
Disney To Open New Animal Kingdom Lodge In 2001
The stylish resort slated to open in the spring will overlook the serene beauty and splendor of a 30-acre African savannah.

Feb 7, 2000
Two Popular Shows Will Return To SeaWorld Cleveland
The park will celebrate its 31st season with the return of two of last years new entertainment shows.

Feb 6, 2000
Cedar Fair L.P. Reports Record Revenues For 1999
Cedar Fair owner of five amusement parks announced record revenues, EBITDA and net income for 1999.

Feb 3, 2000
Six Flags St. Louis Announces New Wooden Coaster
Six Flags to open the 'The Boss', another world class wooden coaster set to take charge in 2000.

Feb 3, 2000
The Ultimate Party Returns To Universal Studios Florida
The world's ultimate party begins February 18, 2000 when Mardi Gras returns to Universal for the fifth straight year.

Feb 2, 2000
Disneyland Celebrates Its 45th With an All-New Parade
Classic characters starring in an all-new Disney parade are part of the celebration of Disneyland's 45th year.

Feb 1, 2000
Paramount's Great America Shatters Expectations
Stealth the world's first true flying coaster frees guests to zoom through the skies face down.

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