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2003 NEWS ARCHIVE

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

January 2003

Jan 31, 2003
Magic Mountain's X Voted Number One Steel Coaster
Six Flags' one-of-a-kind fourth dimension roller coaster reigns supreme as the new number one steel coaster.

Jan 30, 2003
Dorney Park Expanding After Record Season
The park is spending $6 million on new water slides, a Peanuts character live show and midway renovations for 2003.

Jan 29, 2003
Six Flags St. Louis Announces Xtreme Xperience For 2003
Xcalibur, a cutting-edge thrill ride, will create a unique ride experience when it opens this spring.

Jan 16, 2003
Major Supercoaster Announced For Marine World
Six Flags Marine World's new seriously twisted supercoaster Zonga debuts at the Vallejo theme park Spring 2003.

Jan 15, 2003
Campaign Starts To Save Britain's Oldest Coaster
Possible sale of Dreamland endangers Britain's oldest roller coaster, a historic scenic railway.

Jan 9, 2003
Coca-Cola Continues Partnership With Universal Parks
The partnership formed in 1999 continues Coke's designation as Universal Theme Parks' official soft drink.

Jan 8, 2003
Cedar Fair Entertains Record Number Of Guests In 2002
Attendance at the company's eleven amusement parks and water parks rose 4% to a record 12.4 million guests.

Jan 7, 2003
Disneyland Resort Increases Park Admission Prices
Disney increased the theme park admission by $2 Monday, bringing the one-day ticket price to $47.

Jan 7, 2003
Knott's "Winter Coaster Solace" To Be Held March 1
One-day coaster enthusiast event to feature exclusive ride time on the park's roller coasters and more.

Jan 4, 2003
Visionland Park Bondholders Suing City of Birmingham
Bondholders file suit against city asking that the city be ordered to pay its $1 million annual payment.

Jan 3, 2003
Cedar Fair L.P. Announces Election Of New Directors
The company announced that its general partner has elected seven directors to serve effective January 1.

Jan 2, 2003
Holiday World Announces Stark Raven Mad Dates
The popular coaster enthusiast event will be held on May 30th 31st at Holiday World Splashin' Safari.

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