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2002 NEWS ARCHIVE

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

July 2002

Jul 29, 2002
Teen Wins "Name The Boat" Contest At Six Flags Darien Lake
The new ride's ship is On The Rocks thanks to the Lakawanna teen who choose the name.

Jul 26, 2002
Ridgecrest Girl Honored As 5 Millionth Legoland Guest
Attendance milestone and national honors add up to a great year for the California theme park.

Jul 24, 2002
Scooby-Doo Interactive Family Ride Coming to Kings Island
Paramount's Kings Island will open the first interactive family ride in the park's history next year.

Jul 24, 2002
Silver Dollar City Announces New Theme Park Project
New theme park Celebration City to highlight 20th century America and will feature a new wooden coaster.

Jul 10, 2002
Washington State Park Seeks Permit To Built Coaster
Enchanted Village park has filed a permit with the city of Federal Way to build a new wooden roller coaster.

Jul 9, 2002
DisneySea Passes Attendance Milestone At Record Pace
In its first ten months attendance at Disney's new Tokyo theme park has grown faster than any other park in the world.

Jul 2, 2002
Cedar Fair Reports Increase in June Park Attendance
Attendance at the company's six amusement parks and five water parks increased 5% for the same month a year ago.

Jul 1, 2002
Cedar Point To Celebrate Independence Day With Fireworks
The park announces a huge patriotic fireworks display and extended operating hours for the Fourth of July.

Jul 1, 2002
Strictly USA 4th of July Spectacular at Magic Mountain
The park will light the skies with a spectacular red, white and blue 4th of July celebration of fireworks, live music and more.

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