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2004 NEWS ARCHIVE

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

December 2004

Dec 29, 2004
Construction Begins On New Stratosphere Thrill Ride
The fourth thrill ride to be built atop the Las Vegas tower is slated to open this spring.

Dec 28, 2004
Disneyland Parade Float Collides With Guests
Four people were injured when the Genie float in Disneyland's Christmas Fantasy parade bumped them.

Dec 22, 2004
Baby Killer Whale Born At Sea World San Diego
Sea World announced the birth of a baby killer whale in the main pool at Shamu Stadium Tuesday morning.

Dec 21, 2004
Worldwide Park Attendance Up 2.2% In 2004
Amusement and theme parks worldwide set an attendance record with an estimated 252.4 million guests in 2004.

Dec 15, 2004
Busch Gardens To Open State-Of-The-Art 3-D Dark Ride
Curse of DarKastle the latest addition to the park's lineup of thrill rides to open Spring 2005.

Dec 8, 2004
New B&M Inverted Roller Coaster Opens At Knott's
Tuesday Knott's Theme Park pulled the trigger and fired off their brand new Silver Bullet roller coaster.

Dec 2, 2004
Martin's Fantasy Island Buys Spinning Coaster For 2005
The new roller coaster from Zamperla is part of a $2 million capital improvement plan for the park.

Dec 1, 2004
New Thrill Ride To Debut at Cedar Point in 2005
Maxair, a new Huss Giant Frisbee ride to spin and swing onto the midway at the famed amusement park resort.

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