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

October 2001

Oct 25, 2001
Paramount's Kings Dominion Thanks Coaster Enthusiasts
To show their appreciation coaster enthusiasts are invited to a special walk back this Saturday.

Oct 25, 2001
Michigan's Adventure Announces Expansion Plans for 2002
Cedar Fair plans more than $5 million in capital expenditures for the park's 2002 season.

Oct 25, 2001
Cedar Fair Named to Mergent's Dividend Achivevers List
The partnerhsip which owns amusement parks and water parks has been designated a 'Divident Achivever'.

Oct 23, 2001
Carowinds 11th Roller Coaster To Highlight Park's 30th Anniversary
The new roller coaster to anchor a newly themed Carolina Boardwalk section of Paramount's Carowinds theme park.

Oct 22, 2001
Caricature Carvers at Dollywood's Harvest Celebration
Nationally recognized caricature carvers will be higligted at the celebration October 26-27.

Oct 17, 2001
Halloweekends at Cedar Point Infested With Lurking Creatures
The new Halloween attraction at Cedar Point has frightening characters hiding in the shadows and darkness.

Oct 16, 2001
It's All Treats - No Tricks During Halloween at Hersheypark
This special event includes fun for the entire family at the sweetest amusement park on earth.

Oct 12, 2001
Terra Mitica and Paramount Parks Sign Strategic Agreement
Paramount will enter the European market by taking over the operations at Terra Mitica theme park.

Oct 12, 2001
Holiday World Announces Improvements To Roller Coaster
Two new trains for The Legend roller coaster will add capacity and improve the ride experience.

Oct 10, 2001
Holiday Spectcular to Debut at Disney's California Adventure
Disney's Luminaria will begin in early November and run nightly at the park through early January.

Oct 9, 2001
Anheuser-Busch Adventure Parks to Honor America's Hereos
The parks will offer free admission to police, fire and emergency workers through end of year.

Oct 9, 2001
Holiday World Ends Record Season With Attendance Up 8%
The park completed its 56th season Sunday with its highest seasonal attendance ever, topping last years record.

Oct 9, 2001
Second Monster Coaster Debuts at Six Flags Great America
The world's tallest, fastest, suspended looping boomerang roller coaster opened Saturday at the park.

Oct 9, 2001
Disney's 'Ultimate Ride' Roller Coaster Game Released
Ultimate Ride challenges coaster fans and gamers to design the Ultimate Roller Coaster.

Oct 5, 2001
Fright Fest Begins Tonight At Six Flags Magic Mountain
The annual Halloween spooktacular starts tonight at Six Flags first and only Xtreme Park.

Oct 5, 2001
Holiday World to Build World's Largest Enclosed Waterslide
The new water ride named ZOOMbabwe will debut in Indiana's largest water park in 2002.

Oct 2, 2001
Dolly Parton Announces $10 Million Addition to Dollywood
Country music star plans more adventures in imagination for Dollywood Theme Park visitors.

Oct 2, 2001
FearFest Begins Friday at Paramount's Kings Island
The Midwest's largest haunted event reincarnates itself this fall every Friday and Saturday night in October.

Oct 1, 2001
Haunted Mansion Holiday Opens Friday at Disneyland
The holiday conversion of the Haunted Mansion opens Friday at the Disneyland resort.

Oct 1, 2001
Bonfante Gardens Theme Park Suddenly Ends 2001 Season
The new theme park closed early to conserve capital and hopes to reopen for the 2002 season.

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