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March 2001

Mar 30, 2001
Survive the Nitro Camping Experience for the First Ride
Camp inside the park for two-days to be one of the first riders on Nitro and to win other great prizes.

Mar 30, 2001
Hypersonic XLC: The Next Generation of Roller Coasters
This unique air-launched coaster is now open to thrill riders at Paramount's Kings Dominion.

Mar 28, 2001
Friends of Conneault Lake Announce Blue Streak Challenge
The event to be held at the park will help raise funds for the upkeep of this classic wooden roller coaster.

Mar 23, 2001
Cedar Point Voted Best In The World For Steel Coasters
The park earned top honors from the National Amusement Park Historical Association for having three of the top five steel coasters.

Mar 22, 2001
Busch Gardens Williamsburg Named "Favorite Theme Park"
The top honors was awared to the European-themed park by the National Amusement Park Historical Association.

Mar 22, 2001
Looney Tunes USA Opens at Six Flags Over Texas
The new giant kids section offers double the rides and attractions for the entire family.

Mar 22, 2001
Walt Disney World Adds 20th Fastpass Attraction
Millionaire a new attraction at Disney-MGM Studios is one of five slated to offer Fastpass by summer.

Mar 19, 2001
Six Flags Reports 11% Growth Over Previous Year
Six Flags announced its results of operations for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31.

Mar 19, 2001
Perrier Named Official Bottled Water of Six Flags Parks
Six Flags and the Perrier Group launch multi-million dollar marketing and promotional alliance.

Mar 18, 2001
2001 Amusement Park Opening Dates
A list of opening dates for amusement parks around the United States.

Mar 13, 2001
Zoom Into The Fast Lane With No Lines at Astroworld
Six Flags will introduce a ride reservation system, called Fast Lane to eliminate waiting in line.

Mar 13, 2001
New Shows Add International Flair to Fiesta Texas
Six Flags line up of exciting entertainment includes many new sensational shows for the 2001 season.

Mar 13, 2001
Online Auction to Help Save Asbury Park Palace
Save Tillie announced a second auction with proceeds going to support their efforts to save the Palace.

Mar 13, 2001
Nitro Extreme Thrill Coaster to Blast Off In One Month
Six Flags Great Adventures newest roller coaster is on-schedule to operate on the park's opening day, April 7.

Mar 12, 2001
Busch Gardens Offers New Savings On Theme Park Fun
Busch Gardens Williamsburg and Water Country USA introduce a new opportunity to save money on admission.

Mar 12, 2001
Knott's to Celebrate Easter With EggMazeMent
The 6th year for this family event will combine walk-through adventures with new shows, rides and other surprises.

Mar 12, 2001
Six Flags Expands in Europe as Company Marks 40th
Belgium theme park becomes third international Six Flags property, the park will undergo major transformation to brand.

Mar 12, 2001
Six Flags Great America To Elevate Thrills This Season
The record breaking addition of two new roller coasters will elevate thrills to the ultimate extreme.

Mar 9, 2001
Cheetah to Stalk Wild Adventures Beginning This May
The park will build a new wooden roller coaster this season as part of its 5-year, $50 million expansion.

Mar 7, 2001
Main Street Electrical Parade to Glow Away April 1st
Guests at Walt Disney World can share the magic of this cherished favorite nightly until it ends.

Mar 7, 2001
Cedar Point Radisson Harbour Inn to Offer Internet Access
Stay connected to this web site and others with high-speed Internet access in your room at Cedar Point.

Mar 7, 2001
Cedar Point To Feature Michael Jordan To The Max
This summer park guests may see Michael Jordan on the huge IMAX screen at the Cedar Point Cinema.

Mar 6, 2001
Landmark Ballroom Destroyed In Blaze at Idora Park
The historic ballroom one of the last remains of the closed park was destroyed by fire Monday morning.

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