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September 2000

Sep 28, 2000
Cedar Point Raises $10K For Make-A-Wish Foundation
The park raised the donation funds through an online auction of rare park memorabilia and items.

Sep 27, 2000
Fright Fest to Invade Six Flags Magic Mountain
Guests will enjoy four spooktacular weekends with haunted mazes, terrifying ghouls and Halloween fun.

Sep 27, 2000
New Hypercoaster Planned for Six Flags Over Texas
Officials leaked details about a new roller coaster to be built for next season during a coaster event.

Sep 27, 2000
Six Flags Great America Seeks Approval for New Coaster
The park has filed a petition seeking permission to build a new roller coaster up to 180-feet tall.

Sep 26, 2000
Cedar Fair L.P. Declares Increase in Cash Distribution Rate
The publicly traded partnership declares second increase and extends unit repurchase program.

Sep 24, 2000
Jacket Jams Jaguar Roller Coaster at Knott's
A minor incident involving a guest's jacket caused the coaster's train to come to a sudden stop.

Sep 15, 2000
Perilous Plunge Drops Into Knott's Berry Farm
Dubbed the world's tallest, steepest and wettest water ride, Perilous Plunge is now open at Knott's.

Sep 13, 2000
Terror Reigns Supreme At HalloWeekends At Cedar Point
Fourth annual event at the park begins September 22 and runs through closing weekend, October 15.

Sep 12, 2000
A New Kind of Fear Overtakes Paramount's Kings Island
FearFest, the tri-states' newest, largest and most terrifying haunted event materializes on September 29.

Sep 10, 2000
Celebrate Mexican Independence At Paramount's Great America
Mexican Independence Day celebration brings top Latin talent, San Jose Earthquakes and more to the park.

Sep 1, 2000
Dorney Park Announces Plans For New Roller Coaster In 2001
Coaster fans should be prepared as Dorney Park is making plans to unleash its first inverted roller coaster.

Sep 1, 2000
Wonderland To Add New Rides and Attractions for 2001
Paramount Canada's Wonderland to install five new attractions for next season, including a suspended coaster.

Sep 1, 2000
Hasbro Announces Loopy Landscapes For RollerCoaster Tycoon
Loopy Landscapes will be the second expansion pack for the best selling game RollerCoaster Tycoon.

Sep 1, 2000
Disney to Expand FASTPASS Attractions In Orlando
Two more attractions to come onboard by end of year, Disney honored for innovative queuing system.

Sep 1, 2000
Carowinds to Present Its Inagural Praise Celebration
Donald Lawrence and the Tri-City Singers are to perform at the park this Saturday, September 2.

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