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

August 2002

Aug 28, 2002
Six Flags Completes Acquisition Of Jazzland Theme Park
Six Flags will bring its signature Fright Fest Halloween celebration to the New Oreleans theme park this October.

Aug 26, 2002
Cedar Point To Build Major New Thrill Ride For 2003 Season
Parts for a new roller coaster have begun to arrive and construction is slated to begin after Labor Day.

Aug 26, 2002
Cedar Point Again Voted Best Amusement Park In The World
The popular Ohio park earned the title for the fifth straight year in the annual poll conducted by Amusement Today.

Aug 26, 2002
2002 "Golden Ticket" Awards For Amusement Parks Announced
The prestigious poll by Amusement Today magazine reveals the best of the best in the amusement industry.

Aug 19, 2002
Nickelodeon Central Coming To Paramount's Carowinds
The park will build a Nickelodeon themed area and rides, including a new inverted junior roller coaster.

Aug 19, 2002
New Wooden Ride Development and Design Firm Announced
Four former engineers of Customer Coasters have formed a new group specializing in the engineering of wooden coasters.

Aug 13, 2002
X Roller Coaster Back In Action at Magic Mountain
Six Flags announced that the most anticipated roller coaster of the decade has returned to operation at Magic Mountain.

Aug 1, 2002
Coca-Cola and Six Flags Become Exclusive Marketing Partners
The two companies announced an agreement making Coca-Cola the exclusive soft drink supplier in all U.S. Six Flags parks.

Aug 1, 2002
Cedar Fair Reports Increase in July Park Attendance
The company reported that combined attendance in July at its theme and water parks increased 3% from a year ago.

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