Members, Log In. Not a member? Sign Up

Ultimate Rollercoaster > News > Archives > 2000 Headlines


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

January 2000

Jan 21, 2000
Knott's Plans "Winter Coaster Solace" For Enthusiasts
This special first-time event, will be a day filled with food, fun and of course plenty of exciting rides.

Jan 21, 2000
Sea World Texas Announces New Attractions and Shows
This year's additions include several new kiddie rides, a new evening show and a redesigned Shamu Stadium.

Jan 19, 2000
Knott's Receives Final Approval To Build Soak City USA
The local planning commission approved the park's plans to build a new water park across the street from Knott's.

Jan 19, 2000
Six Flags To Open New Water Park At Great Adventure
One of the world's largest water parks is under construction for a May opening in New Jersey.

Jan 14, 2000
Wind Gusts Cause Minor Damage To Son Of Beast
A windstorm slightly damaged Son Of Beast, a new wooden coaster under construction at Paramount's Kings Island.

Jan 14, 2000
Lawsuit Filed Against Universal Over Haunted House
A 57-year old women alleges that she suffered emotional distress during the parks annual Halloween event.

Jan 14, 2000
Disneyland Raises Admission Prices Once More
Park officials raise the price of admission, carrying on an eight-year annual tradition of higher prices.

Jan 9, 2000
Man Jumps From Stratosphere Observation Platform
A determined man took only seconds to scale two security fences before leaping from the 1,149-foot tall tower.

Jan 9, 2000
Walt Disney World Planning New Resort Hotel
The latest resort will feature over 5,000 rooms and be themed to American pop culture of the 20th century.

Jan 7, 2000
Americana Owners Close the Park After 77 Years
Park owners announced that they would not reopen the park for the 2000 season, citing increasing competition.

Jan 5, 2000
Cedar Point Tops Off World's Tallest Roller Coaster
The 310-foot tall, 92-mph supercoaster is part of an unprecedented $48 million investment for 2000.

Jan 5, 2000
Fireworks, Parties Ring In New Year at Walt Disney World
Record fireworks shows and parties on land and sea usher in 2000 at Walt Disney World Resort.

Jan 1, 2000
Disney May Build Roller Coaster at Animal Kingdom
The new roller coaster will help to give Disney an edge in the competitive Orlando theme park market.

Looking for more stories? Read the 1999 news articles in the news archives.

Section Info
You can Search all of the news section, including the archives.

Special Features
Exclusive articles and special reports on amusement parks.

Submit News
Do you have a hot story? Submit it so your story may become our next news headline.